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Kyrie Irving Wins 2011-2012 NBA Rookie Of The Year Award

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers was named the 2012 Rookie of the Year, beating out another point guard Ricky Rubio of the Minnesota Timberwolves. The ascent has been rapid for the 19-year-old former New Jersey high school player from St. Patrick’s who last year, due to an injury, played just 11 games as a freshman at Duke.


Amare Stoudemire

STAT Is Back, But Knicks’ Lack Of Urgency Apparent In Loss To Cavs

Amare Stoudemire’s return from a back injury didn’t help the playoff-bound New York Knicks, who were stunned 98-90 by the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.


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Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire To Return Tonight Against Cavaliers

The All-Star will make his much-anticipated return to the lineup Friday night in Cleveland, as expected, interim head coach Mike Woodson confirmed.


Gerald Green

Green Leads Nets Past Cavaliers In OT

Gerald Green scored a season-high 32 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 36.7 seconds left in regulation


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Lin-less Knicks Beat Cavs 91-75

New York Knicks shook off more bad injury news before beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-75.


Gerald Wallace

Cavaliers Hand Nets Third Straight Loss

Tristan Thompson scored a career-high 27 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and gave Cleveland the lead with a tip-in with 1:11 to play Monday night, leading the Cavaliers to a 105-100 victory over the New Jersey Nets.


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Keidel: Carmelo Cures Knicks’ Linsanity

We all have mindless pleasures. One of mine is watching “The Walking Dead.” And if you look closely enough, you’ll find the undead ghouls limping down the road are really wearing Knicks jerseys.


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Hartnett: The Rise Of Knicks Sharpshooter Steve Novak

Jeremy Lin isn’t the only Knicks player to battle his way back to the NBA after being forced to pave his way through the D-League.


Deron Williams

Red-Hot Williams Leads Nets To First Back-To-Back Wins Since March

The Nets, who defeated Philadelphia in overtime on Wednesday, also completed their first winning road trip with a 2-1 record.


Tyson Chandler

Knicks’ Struggles In Cleveland Continue With Sloppy Defeat

Anderson Varejao had 16 rebounds, a powerful dunk down the stretch and outhustled New York’s big men as the Cavaliers ended a four-game losing streak with a 91-81 win over the struggling New York Knicks.


Deron Williams #8 of the New Jersey Nets looks to pass defended by Anderson Varejao #17 and Anthony Parker #18 of the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena on January 1, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Drop Fourth Straight, Fall To Cavs 98-82

Antawn Jamison scored 23 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers made 16 3-pointers in a 98-82 win over the New Jersey Nets on Sunday.


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No Nets, Knicks: Local Juice Lacking In NJ’s NBA Draft Lottery

Though the lottery is right here in the Tri-State area, there’s little excitement with the Nets and Knicks not involved. The Jazz own the Nets’ pick, currently No. 6, from the Deron Williams trade.


Carmelo Anthony #7, Amar'e Stoudemire #1 and Chauncey Billups #4 of the New York Knicks talk during a break in the action at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks End Long Drought, Bring Playoffs Back To MSG

Carmelo Anthony was a rookie. Chauncey Billups was the MVP of the NBA finals. That was way back in 2004, and one of the few constants in the NBA since then had been the Knicks missing the playoffs. The drought is over.


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Humphries Helps Nets Slip Past Cavs In OT

Kris Humphries grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds and made several big plays in overtime, leading the New Jersey Nets to just their fifth road win, a 98-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.



Nightmare Night At Garden, Starring The Knicks

Baron Davis scored 18 points in his Cavaliers debut, leading a stunning rally in the fourth quarter as Cleveland beat the New York Knicks for the 11th straight time, 119-115 on Friday night.