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Jeff Van Gundy. Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Nets Discuss Head Coaching Vacancy With Jeff Van Gundy

According to a report, the Nets and former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy have begun preliminary talks over their head coaching position.

06/01/2013

Doc Rivers and Rajon Rondo of the Celtics. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Celtics Expect Doc Rivers To Return, Deny Nets Chance To Speak With Coveted Head Coach

The Celtics have denied the Nets the opportunity to speak with coveted head coach Doc Rivers.

05/24/2013

Stanley Cup Playoffs logo (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Ahead Of Rangers-Bruins, A Look At The Legendary Boston-New York Sports Rivalry

Here’s a look at the very best of the Boston-New York rivalries in football, basketball, baseball and hockey. Enjoy the history lesson.

05/15/2013

J.R. Smith of the Knicks. (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Knicks Guard J.R. Smith Fined For Flopping

Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping in Game 1 against the Pacers.

05/10/2013

Carmelo Anthony, Jason Kidd and Steve Novak of the Knicks. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Ready To Rumble With Rough And Tough Pacers

Carmelo Anthony isn’t letting a sore shoulder get in his way when the Knicks square off against the Pacers on Sunday

05/04/2013

Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Anthony Comes Up Big When It Matters, Eliminated Celtics Pondering Future

The Knicks are writing a new chapter of history after winning their first playoff series since 2000.

05/04/2013

The Knicks celebrate their playoff series win over the Celtics following their Game 6 victory on May 3, 2013, in Boston. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Withstand Rally, Finish Off Celtics In Game 6 For First Series Win Since 2000

Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and the New York Knicks held on after blowing most of a 26-point lead to beat the Boston Celtics 88-80 in Game 6 on Friday night and advance in the postseason for the first time since 2000.

05/03/2013

La La Anthony (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Covergirl)

Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Blame LaLa For Being Upset Following Game 5

“I would be upset, too, if I was her,’’ Anthony said. “She’s always getting thrown into the mix of the Boston Celtics series. I would be upset if I was her. She’s her own person at the end of the day.”

05/03/2013

2013 Celtics (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images) and 2004 Red Sox (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Giglio: Knicks-Celtics Series Is Far From 2004 Yankees-Red Sox ALCS

Outside of the cities that the respective teams represent, there is little that connects the 2004 Yankees and Red Sox to the 2013 Knicks and Celtics.

05/03/2013

Carmelo Anthony passes the ball against the Boston Celtics during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Need To Forget The Nonsense And Play Their Game

If this series goes seven games, watch out. There’s a good chance the Knicks would completely unravel under the pressure.

05/03/2013

Mike Woodson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Woodson Upset With Knicks’ Funeral Wear, Says He ‘Absolutely’ Would Have Stopped It

“I made reference to our guys, you need to stay out of the papers and just concentrate on playing,” Woodson said. “That’s not important. What you’re wearing doesn’t have anything to do with how you play on the basketball floor.”

05/02/2013

J.R. Smith fouled by Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

J.R. Smith Swears Off Black After Knicks’ ‘Funeral’ Stunt Backfires

“Well, we was going to a funeral, but it looks like we got buried,” Smith said. “Basketball is a very humbling game.”

05/02/2013

J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks argues a call during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: How Else To Say It? Knicks’ Offense Stinks

Knicks fans should have known better. I should have known better. We got sucked in to the great play of a maddeningly inconsistent team.

05/02/2013

The Celtics’ Jason Terry celebrates while playing against the Knicks in Game 5 of the teams’ Eastern Conference quarterfinal series on May 1, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Awful In Game 5 Loss As History Starts To Beckon Celtics

Jeff Green scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the NBA playoffs, cutting the New York Knicks’ lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night.

05/02/2013

Iman Shumpert (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: It’s Time For Knicks To Take Care Of Business

The Knicks need to get focused on Wednesday night and put the Celtics out of their misery. There can’t be any more fooling around here. Take a double-digit first-half lead and hold it for the rest of the game.

05/01/2013

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