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.
While a win over the Celtics in mid-November is nice, it’s not the same thing as beating that team in green in April. Thursday night’s game was a good win for the Nets, and it should fuel their confidence and desire. However, it proved nothing.
Carmelo Anthony could very well be the Knicks’ power forward on opening night. This position switch has a lot of Knicks fans and NBA statistical gurus excited. I understand some of their sentiment, but much of it is based on wishful thinking rather than reality.
Miami Heat won their second straight Eastern Conference title by beating the Boston Celtics 101-88 in Game 7 on Saturday night.
As NBA teams become more familiar with each other over a course of a series, adjustments must be made. The Heat have not done that.
The Celtics handled the Heat rather easily during the regular season going 3-1. The Heat won in the second game of the season while the Celtics took the latter three, but with one of those was a meaningless contest at the end of the season when playoff seeding had already been set.
Carmelo Anthony had 35 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career triple-double, and the New York Knicks made 19 3-pointers to keep alive their Atlantic Division title hopes with a 118-110 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.
Knicks blogger John Schmeelk gets a few things off his chest, including Mike D’Antoni’s philosophy about fouling, the media’s reaction to Jeremy Lin and the new ticket prices at Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks lost a overtime heartbreaker to the Celtics 115-111 at the TD Garden on Sunday.
Paul Pierce had 27 points and eight assists, and the Boston Celtics got back above .500 with their third straight win, beating the New Jersey Nets 107-94 on Friday night.
Neil Keefe is joined by Ryan Hadfield of WEEI.com to talk about the Knicks and Celtics, how Jeremy Lin’s taken over the basketball world and the state of sports journalism in both cities.
Paul Pierce scored 30 points and Ray Allen had nine of his 14 in the final quarter to lift the Boston Celtics to a 91-89 win over the struggling New York Knicks on Friday night.
Paul Pierce scored 9 of his 24 points during a game-breaking third-quarter run and Avery Bradley hit his first career 3-pointer, helping the Celtics beat the Nets 89-70 Wednesday night.
In the Knicks’ Christmas opener against the Celtics, Carmelo Anthony picked up right where he left off by matching his clutch play seen during the 2011 NBA playoffs.
Organizers say Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade are expected to headline the World All-Star Classic in Puerto Rico on Sunday.