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Knicks president Phil Jackson (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Phil Jackson’s Reason For Brutal Season: ‘(Bleep) Happens!’

Jackson’s remark was met with laughter at a town hall meeting Thursday night, the Daily News reported. But not everyone was amused.

04/03/2015

Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets battles for position against the Indiana Pacers on March 31, 2015 at Barclays Center (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Brook Lopez’s Reinvention Spurs Nets’ Rise Up Standings

Now it’s not what will the Nets do if he decides to stay and keeps the team in luxury tax hell for another year, but how in the world can the Nets allow Lopez to leave if he opts out?

04/01/2015

Los Angeles Lakers v Brooklyn Nets

Nets Keep Up Playoff Push, Beat Lakers For 3rd Straight Win

Brook Lopez had 30 points and 11 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets kept up their playoff push by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 107-99 on Sunday for their third straight victory.

03/30/2015

Nazr Mohammed #48 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Quincy Acy #4 of the New York Knicks on March 28, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. 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 Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Hand Knicks Franchise-Record 60th Loss In 111-80 Romp

Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points, Pau Gasol added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls handed the Knicks their franchise-record 60th loss, beating New York 111-80 Saturday night.

03/28/2015

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Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups

Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let’s look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.

03/26/2015

Jodie Meeks #20 of the Detroit Pistons prepares to shoot a free throw against the Toronto Raptors on March 24, 2015 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jared Max: How Would You Change Professional Sports?

If you could implement one new rule in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL, what changes would you make?

03/26/2015

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

Boomer & Carton: Alonzo Mourning Stops By And An Old Rival Calls In

Alonzo is an old friend of the radio program and with March Madness in the air and the NBA season running full throttle, he stopped by the Allstate Studio Wednesday morning to catch up with Boomer and Craig.

WFAN–03/25/2015

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

Boomer & Carton: Shane Battier Says Kentucky’s Run Will End In Sweet 16

Despite Craig’s attempts to make Battier’s stay less than ideal, he settled right in and it sure sounded like he enjoyed himself…

WFAN–03/24/2015

Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee fights for a rebound with Boston's Kelly Olynyk on March 23, 2015 at Barclay Center. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets Are Down — But In The East, They’re Far From Out

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in. This is the regret not of a mobster, but of a Brooklyn Nets fan.

03/24/2015

New York Knicks v Toronto Raptors

DeRozan Scores 23, Raptors Breeze By Knicks 106-89

New York guard Alexey Shved, who came in averaging 22.0 points in his previous three games, suffered bruised ribs in a collision with Toronto’s James Johnson in the first half and was unable to return.

03/23/2015

Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets defends the ball against the Indiana Pacers during the game on March 21, 2015 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. 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 Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lopez Scores 26 To Lead Nets Past slumping Pacers 123-111

Brook Lopez had 26 points and four blocked shots to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 123-111 victory over the slumping Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.

03/21/2015

Karl-Anthony Towns #12 of the Kentucky Wildcats goes up for a shot against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the championship game of the SEC Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 15, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Larry Brown: Kentucky Would Make Eastern Conference Playoffs In NBA

Kentucky (34-0) is the favorite to win the NCAA Tournament, but Brown is convinced that John Calipari’s squad would make serious noise in the Association.

03/19/2015

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Bledsoe Just Misses Triple-Double, Suns Beat Knicks

Eric Bledsoe fell a rebound shy of a triple-double and the Phoenix Suns overcame a sluggish first half to beat the New York Knicks102-89 on Sunday night.

03/16/2015

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors drives to the basket against the New York Knicks on March 14, 2015, at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Curry Dazzles On 27th Birthday To Lead Warriors Past Knicks

Birthday boy Stephen Curry received a postgame locker room visit from Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera, who gifted Golden State’s All-Star point guard from Charlotte with a football jersey sporting his No. 30.

03/15/2015

Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets goes up for the shot against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on March 14, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 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 Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Beat 76ers 94-87 To End Five-Game Skid

Thaddeus Young scored 21 points and the Brooklyn Nets snapped a five-game losing streak with a 94-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

03/14/2015

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