Hartnett: Metta World Peace Will Add The Toughness Knicks Sorely NeedMetta World Peace's renowned tenacity is exactly what the Knicks needed to add to their defensively-inept roster.
Lichtenstein: Nets’ Need D-Will To Continue To Play Like A SuperstarHe’s not going to go for 42 points every night, but the Nets need Williams to continue to play like the superstar they are paying him to be.
Vinsanity Comes Back To Haunt Nets; Carter Powers Mavs To VictoryDirk Nowitzki and former Nets guard Vince Carter each scored 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks avoided another late collapse by holding off Brooklyn 98-90 on Friday night.
Hartnett: Knicks' Sixth Man J.R. Smith Finally Finding ConsistencyAlways an infuriating figure... J.R. Smith is finally blossoming in his second year as a Knick.
Stoudemire Scores 41 In Knicks Loss To PhoenixPhoenix overcame a season-high 41 points from former Suns All-Star Amare Stoudemire and handed the Knicks their third loss in a row.
Nets Run Out Of Gas In OT, Fall To SunsSteve Nash had 23 points and 16 assists, Vince Carter also scored 23 points, and the Phoenix Suns erased a 15-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the New Jersey Nets 118-109 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Magic Avoid 3-Game Skid, Top Nets On Nelson BasketJameer Nelson made the go-ahead basket with 4.1 seconds left, and the Orlando Magic avoided a third straight loss by beating the New Jersey Nets 91-90 on Saturday night.
Nets Face Super Test Against Howard, MagicAfter an ensuing blowout victory allowed most of Orlando's starters to get even more rest, the Magic look to improve to 3-0 at the Amway Center and win their fifth straight at home against the Nets on Friday night.