Dwyane Wade

The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, right, takes an awkward shot against Shane Battier of the Heat during the teams’ meeting on April 2, 2013, at American Airlines Arena in Miami. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo Lights Up Short-Handed Heat For 50 Points As Knicks Win 9th Straight

Carmelo Anthony released his final shot of the night then skipped backward, already knowing the outcome. The shot was good. For Anthony and the New York Knicks, the outcome was even better.


Miami’s LeBron James sits on the court after being fouled on March 27, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago. The Bulls ended the Heat’s 27-game winning streak. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

1971-72 Lakers’ Record Safe As Bulls End Heat’s Winning Streak At 27

No last-second shot. No fourth-quarter rally. No record for LeBron James and the Miami Heat, either.


Walt Frazier (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Side With Clyde? Walt’s Waltz Around The Miami Heat

If Miami breaks the record and records another championship, they should stand tall next to any team that has ever played, no matter the age, wage or wager. Maybe by that time Frazier will see a little more clearly.


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Schmeelk: Knicks’ Loss To Heat Epitomizes Season, But Gives Hope For Playoffs

The Knicks looked great in the first half on Sunday. It was November all over again. It was beautiful basketball. Then the second half started.


Miami Heat v New York Knicks

Heat Extend Winning Streak To 14, Snap Knicks Three-Game Winning Streak

Miami Heat tied a franchise record with their 14th straight victory, rallying to beat the New York Knicks 99-93 on Sunday.


Michael Jordan (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images), Carmelo Anthony (credit: Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Anthony, NBA Stars Celebrate Michael Jordan At 50

In a weekend filled with the NBA’s greatest players, Jordan was the topic no one could stop talking about.


Miami’s Udonis Haslem, middle, dunks against the Nets’ Mirza Teletovic on Jan. 30, 2013 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Jan. 30, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Not Ready For Prime Time, Get Smoked At Home By Heat

LeBron James had 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and the Miami Heat blew out Brooklyn in the second half for a 105-85 victory Wednesday night, their 13th in a row over the Nets.


Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Anthony, Celtics’ Garnett To Start For East In All-Star Game

Maybe Knicks owner James Dolan should pack up those high-tech microphones and send a crew to Houston.


The Knicks’ Jason Kidd, left, takes a long-range shot over the Heat’s Dwyane Wade during the teams’ meeting on Dec. 6, 2012, at American Airlines Arena in Miami. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo? Who Needs Melo? Knicks Bury Heat Under Avalanche Of 3s

Another Knicks-Heat game, another 20-point Knicks win. And if that isn’t surprising enough, this one happened with Carmelo Anthony on the sideline.


Brooklyn Nets v Miami Heat

Nets Lose Control In Second Half, Suffer 12th Straight Loss To The Heat

The Nets were 10 for 31 from the field in the second half and lost to Miami for the 12th straight time.


Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Rank First In Jersey Sales For First Time Since ’04, Lin Falls Out Of Top 15

The Knicks’ hot start on the court is paying dividends for the franchise’s merchandise sector. The league released its latest sales-rankings list on Wednesday, with the Knicks leading the team-sales category for the first time since December 2004.



King James, Heat Toy With Nets For A Half, Then Put On A Show

Dwyane Wade scored 22 points on 10 for 14 shooting, LeBron James finished two assists shy of a triple-double and the Miami Heat improved to 4-0 at home for the first time in franchise history by beating the Brooklyn Nets 103-73 on Wednesday night.


Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets speaks with teammate Deron Williams #8 during a game against the Toronto Raptors. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

After Devastating Loss, Nets’ Brook Lopez Vows ‘This Team Will Respond’

“This team is different,” center Brook Lopez said. “You can see it in the reactions of the guys in here already. This team will respond.”


Raymond Felton

Rise Up NYC: Knicks Answer The Call, Destroy Defending Champion Heat

Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and the Knicks gave suffering New Yorkers something to cheer with a 104-84 victory over the Miami Heat in their storm-delayed season opener Friday night.


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Wade, James, Heat Not Sure They Should Be Playing In New York

With New York hit hard by Superstorm Sandy, the Knicks’ game scheduled for Thursday in Brooklyn was postponed, and Heat players thought theirs would follow.