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’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.
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 scored a season-high 32 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 36.7 seconds left in regulation
New York Knicks shook off more bad injury news before beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-75.
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.
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.
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.
The Nets, who defeated Philadelphia in overtime on Wednesday, also completed their first winning road trip with a 2-1 record.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.