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Andrea Bargnani of the Toronto Raptors. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Bargnani Must Prove Knicks Risk Is Worthwhile

The Knicks are often too quick to trade away first round picks, since that is the best way for a team to acquire cheap assets. Picks are one of the most valuable NBA assets.

07/01/2013

Andrea Bargnani (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Knicks Add Richardson To Raptors-Bargnani Trade

The Knicks and Toronto Raptors are discussing a trade to bring the former No. 1 pick to New York — and it sounds pretty close to a done deal.

07/01/2013

Marcus Camby (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Marcus Camby: I Didn’t Get ‘Meaningful Opportunity’ With Knicks

Camby says he may have to evaluate his options if he’s traded to the Toronto Raptors in a package for former No. 1 pick Andrea Bargnani.

07/01/2013

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Report: Knicks In Talks To Land Raptors’ Andrea Bargnani

The Knicks will be sending Marcus Camby, Steve Novak and several picks including the 2016 first round draft pick.

06/30/2013

George Karl (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

George Karl Out As Coach Of Nuggets; Nets Not Interested?

George Karl is following general manager Masai Ujiri out of Denver. But the Nets, who are without a head coach, are apparently not interested in contacting Karl.

06/06/2013

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Nets Snap Four-Game Winning Streak With 93-87 Loss To Raptors

Nets snap four-game winning streak and remain two games behind the third-place Pacers in the Eastern Conference.

04/14/2013

The Knicks’ J.R. Smith goes to the basket against the Raptors’ Kyle Lowry on March 22, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Clinch Playoff Spot, Thanks To Anthony And Rejuvenated Martin

When the Knicks signed Kenyon Martin last month, they hoped the veteran big man might help them with a playoff push. Left short-handed by a rash of frontcourt injuries, the Knicks are suddenly counting on Martin more than they ever imagined.

03/22/2013

The Knicks J.R. Smith soars to the rim against the Raptors in Toronto on Feb. 22, 2013. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Effort Much Better, But The Result The Same — Knicks Drop 4th Straight

Knicks coach Mike Woodson didn’t mince words when asked what went wrong for his team in the final minute of Friday night’s narrow loss to Toronto. “I thought our shot selection was awful,” Woodson said.

02/22/2013

Toronto’s Rudy Gay heads for the net as the Knicks’ Jason Kidd defends on Feb. 13, 2013 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Knicks Limp Into All-Star Break Following Brutal Effort Against Raptors

No big shots from Rudy Gay on this night. He hardly made any shots at all. Neither did Carmelo Anthony, bothered by what he called a dead arm after being hit in the biceps early in the game. Toronto won the battle of supporting casts, and the game.

02/13/2013

Toronto point guard Jose Calderon, bottom, fights to keep possession as Nets point guard Deron Williams defends during their game at the Barclays Center on Jan.15, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Nets Win 7th Straight, Their Longest Unbeaten Streak Since 2005-06

Brook Lopez had 22 points and nine rebounds, Joe Johnson and Deron Williams each scored 21 points, and the Nets extended their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 113-106 victory over Toronto on Tuesday night.

01/15/2013

Amar'e Stoudemire (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Knicks Aggressively Shopped Stoudemire

Since last February, the Knicks have explored multiple ways of dealing away Amar’e Stoudemire.

12/21/2012

The Nets’ Gerald Wallace, left, shoots the ball against the Raptors’ Jonas Valanciunas on Dec. 12, 2012 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Bounce Back, Snap 5-Game Losing Streak With Win Over Raptors

Joe Johnson scored 23 points, Andray Blatche had 14 points and nine rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto 94-88 Wednesday night, snapping a season-high five-game losing streak.

12/12/2012

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Lichtenstein: Nets Come Up Big In Brooklyn Home Opener

The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.

11/04/2012

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Nets Open Barclays In Style, Defeat Raptors In Home Debut

The Nets opened the Barclays Center in winning fashion as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-100.

11/03/2012

LeBron James (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Eastern Conference Preview And Predictions

With the NBA season kicking off on Wednesday, here’s my preview and ranking predictions for the 2012-2013 NBA season. This is how I see the Eastern Conference breaking down, and my season award winners.

10/29/2012

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