The NBA is about the players, and nobody understood that better than commissioner David Stern, who is retiring Saturday after exactly 30 years on the job.
The Knicks superstar says “a lot of people jumped the gun” when he announced he’d test free agency after the 2013-14 season.
“I don’t listen to that guy, not at all,” the small forward said. “I don’t care about doubters. I really don’t, to be honest with you. The free agency, that’s not hanging over my head. I’ll deal with that in the offseason.”
Carmelo Anthony should focus on trying to get players to join him on the Knicks, not creating uncertainty about whether he would leave, according to TNT analysts Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith.
For years, aside from the Jason Kidd era, the Nets had no chance to compete for a championship. Now they do.
Knicks forwards Steve Novak and James White will take part in NBA All-Star Game competitions on February 16 in Houston, the NBA announced on Thursday night.
Although Deron Williams vehemently denies it, a report indicates that the star point guard “totally quit on Avery Johnson.”
Charles Barkley doesn’t like the Knicks’ chances. Surprise, surprise.
“They’re both very good offensive players, but I don’t think all of a sudden they’re going to become great rebounders and great defenders,” Barkley said. “(The Knicks) don’t rebound the ball well and they’re not a good defensive team.”
Better than the 1992 Dream Team? Hardly. The United States Olympic basketball team appears to be like well-appointed London tourists who have first-class tickets to all the prime Olympic events.
Newest recruit Steve Nash makes the universally hated Lakers instantly more-likeable.
There is no need to feel insulted. Kobe Bryant did not demean the memory of the Dream Team.
The Knicks need to stop laughing. There’s nothing funny about losing or making your fans pay two grand to watch it live.
On Thursday afternoon, #MetsAreBetterThan was trending nationwide, and it elicited a wide range of comments. Here were some of the responses.
After praising Carmelo Anthony as “the best offensive player in the NBA,” Charles Barkley returned to form and buried New York.