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Lichtenstein: Nets Are In Tune As The Knicks Head To Brooklyn

The symbolism of Monday night’s game will supersede anything that will be relevant to the ultimate composition of the 2012-13 regular-season standings.


Raymond Felton of the New York Knicks drives on a screen by teammate Tyson Chandler against Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs. Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hartnett: Knicks Uniform Brings Out Best In Felton

Raymond Felton, turning doubters into believers, led an inspirational fourth-quarter comeback as the Knicks remained undefeated at 6-0.


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Hartnett: Knicks Reaping On-Court Benefits Of Choosing Felton Over Lin

It would’ve been an easy PR move — and a wise marketing decision — for the Knicks to bring back Jeremy Lin. But Raymond Felton has the offense running on all cylinders.


Gerald Wallace

Nets Announce Signing Of F Gerald Wallace

Free agent forward Gerald Wallace has signed a four-year, $40 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets.


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Knicks Sign Free Agent G James White

The New York Knicks have signed free-agent swingman James White.


The Knicks have signed forward James White.  Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Sign Forward James White

The Knicks signed journeyman forward James White on Wednesday.


Tyshawn Taylor

Nets Acquire Hoboken Native Tyshawn Taylor From Trail Blazers

The Nets may be headed to New York this season, but at least they will take a newly acquired New Jersey native with them.


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Rothstein Files: 5 Storylines To Watch For During 2012 NBA Draft

The Bobcats sent a major buzz throughout the basketball universe last week by hiring St. John’s assistant Mike Dunlap as their head coach — and don’t be surprised if they make a splash of equal proportions on draft night.


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Rothstein: Calhoun Says Drummond Next Draft Pick In Line After Davis

Andre Drummond is a 7-foot mystery. Look at him once quickly and he’ll physically resemble Dwight Howard. Watch him play in a full court game for 30 minutes and you’ll wonder why he doesn’t allow himself to be more consistent.


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Nets Sign Ex-Portland Draft Pick Armon Johnson To 10-Day Contract

Nets general manager Billy King announced the signing Monday, a day after the team did not renew a 10-day contract for forward Dennis Horner.


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Late Portland Surge Too Much For Deron-less Nets

The Trail Blazers have alternated wins and losses for the past 10 games, which is not exactly getting them to the playoffs. Facing a Nets team without Deron Williams certainly helped on Wednesday night.


Gerald Wallace #3 of the Portland Trail Blazers (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Acquire Gerald Wallace From Trail Blazers

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the New Jersey Nets have acquired Gerald Wallace from the Portland Trail Blazers for two injured players and a protected first-round draft pick.


Melo and Mike Woodson

STAT, Melo Respond In Big Way As Knicks Destroy Trail Blazers To Begin Woodson Era

Amare Stoudemire made all seven shots in the first half, Carmelo Anthony passed and shot well, and the Knicks shook off the surprising departure of their coach to rout the Portland Trail Blazers 121-79 on Wednesday night.


Joakim Noah boxes out Amar'e Stoudemire. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hartnett: Amar’e Stoudemire Is The Knicks’ Missing Man

It’s time for Stoudemire him to back up his words with a noticeable effort.


LaMarcus Aldridge

Aldridge, Blazers Hand Nets 5th Straight Defeat

LaMarcus Aldridge made the go-ahead dunk with 1:56 left and finished with 27 points, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 96-89 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night.