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Lionel Hollins (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: With Nets Slumping, Bad Time For Hollins To Face Former Team

I wouldn’t begrudge Lionel Hollins if he took a peek down the sideline at some point on Wednesday and saw Memphis coach Dave Joerger — and then wished he could trade places.

01/14/2015

Kevin Garnett #2 of the Brooklyn Nets head-butts Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets in the first quarter after the two were in a shoving match at Barclays Center on January 12, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kevin Garnett Suspended 1 Game For Head-Butting Dwight Howard

Kevin Garnett has been suspended one game by the NBA and Dwight Howard fined $15,000 for their altercation Monday in Houston’s victory over Brooklyn.

01/13/2015

Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons looks to move the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 10, 2015 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jennings’ 18 In 2nd Half Helps Pistons Down Nets, 98-93

Brandon Jennings scored all 18 of his points in the second half as the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-93 Saturday night.

01/10/2015

Charlotte Hornets v New York Knicks

Walker, Hornets Keep Rolling, Knicks Drop 15th Straight

Kemba Walker added to the best stretch of his career with 28 more points, and the streaky Charlotte Hornets extended the New York Knicks’ losing streak to 15 games with a 110-82 rout on Saturday.

01/10/2015

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Knicks Look To Snap Losing Streak Against Hornets Saturday

The misery doesn’t appear to be ending anytime soon for the NBA-worst New York Knicks, who continue to get blown out with Carmelo Anthony sidelined.

01/10/2015

Phil Jackson (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks Orchestrating The Great Tank Of 2015

This is not Team Titanic or Tritanic. The ship isn’t sinking. It is being scuttled. The Knicks are tanking, and tanking the old-fashioned way: with gross incompetence.

01/07/2015

A view of Madison Square Garden before fans are admitted to the arena. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Dolan’s Knicks Are The Biggest Ripoff In Sports

It is fitting that the pro basketball team that calls Manhattan its home is as overpriced as the city itself. Sell your tickets, Knicks fans. Sell them quickly.

01/06/2015

Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith inactive against the Sacramento Kings on December 27, 2014 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Knicks’ Cleansing Continues In Trade They Had To Make

The Knicks now have millions more in cap space. Phil Jackson could screw it all up by signing the wrong players, but he is giving himself the opportunity to build a team the way he wants.

01/06/2015

Derek Fisher (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks’ Skid Hits 11 As Fans Chant ‘Fire Fisher!’

“Losing isn’t enjoyable in any way shape or form,” New York coach Derek Fisher said after Sunday’s defeat to the Bucks.

01/05/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat posts up Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 4, 2015 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice:  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Heat Hang On, Top Nets 88-84 To Stop Slide

Chris Bosh scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 25 points in the final minutes and the Miami Heat held off the Brooklyn Nets 88-84 on Sunday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

01/04/2015

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Melo Holding On To Starting Spot In All-Star Voting; LeBron No. 1

Carmelo Anthony is on pace to be named an All-Star Game starter for the seventh time, and — no surprise here — LeBron James is dominating the balloting with an NBA-best 775,810 votes.

01/01/2015

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade converse during a game at American Airlines Arena on December 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reunion Plot? LeBron Tries To Quiet Hubbub Over Wade Whisper

LeBron James ended the year with a night off for his sore left knee and an assurance that he has no plans to run away from the Cavaliers.

01/01/2015

Deron Williams (R) passes the ball to Brook Lopez at practice (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Chemistry 101 — Nets’ Lopez And D-Will Earn D’s For Demotions

Deron Williams and Brook Lopez may be former All-Stars on max contracts, but the Nets have been playing superior basketball when they are off the floor.

12/30/2014

Chris Kaman #35 of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots against the New York Knicks on December 28, 2014 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Matthews Helps Blazers Beat Knicks 101-79

Wesley Matthews had 28 points, including six 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the short-handed New York Knicks 101-79 on Sunday night.

12/28/2014

Quincy Acy #4 of the New York Knicks scuffles with John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards in the second half of their game at Madison Square Garden on December 25, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Quincy Acy Suspended A Game; John Wall Fined $15K By NBA

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for his flagrant foul against John Wall in a Christmas game.

12/26/2014

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