Chris Copeland (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers’ Copeland, Girlfriend Stabbed Outside NYC Club; Suspect, 2 Hawks Arrested

The alleged assailant was arrested. Two Atlanta basketball players — Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic — were also taken into custody for allegedly obstructing the crime scene at 1 OAK.

04/08/2015

Jahlil Okafor #15 of the Duke Blue Devils cuts down the net after defeating the Wisconsin Badgers during the NCAA Men's Final Four National Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 6, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: After NCAA Tournament, Big Men Should Still Sit Atop Draft Boards

The college basketball season is over, and the very top of most NBA draft boards should look the same in 77 days as they did five month ago: Karl-Anthony Towns and Jahlil Okafor, and then everyone else.

04/08/2015

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Knicks Snap 9-Game Losing Streak With Win Over Sixers

Andrea Bargnani scored 25 points and Shane Larkin added 15 and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 101-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night.

04/06/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 3: Kris Humphries #43 of the Washington Wizards shoots against Jason Smith #14 of the New York Knicks during a game at the Verizon Center on April 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. 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. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Finish Season Sweep Of Knicks, As New York Falls 101-87

Marcin Gortat scored 19 points, Bradley Beal added 18, and the Washington Wizards defeated the New York Knicks 101-87 on Friday night.

04/03/2015

Phil Jackson (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Phil Jackson Understands What The Knicks Need In Today’s NBA

Knicks fans should still believe in Jackson, despite the team’s failures this season. He has the chance to build this team from scratch, and everyone needs to give him a chance to do it.

04/03/2015

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

The Brooklyn Nets walk to the court before the game against the New York Knicks on April 1, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.

04/02/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 1: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets shoots against the New York Knicks on April 1, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. 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 Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Edge Knicks On Lopez’s Tip, Tie For 7th In East

Brook Lopez’s follow shot with 2 seconds left gave the Brooklyn Nets their fifth straight victory and a share of seventh place in the Eastern Conference, as they beat the New York Knicks 100-98 on Wednesday night.

04/02/2015

Derek Fisher (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Pure Torture — The Knicks’ Season Can’t End Soon Enough

Once the Knicks are put out of their misery in the next two weeks, attention will finally completely shift to the players the Knicks can get in the draft and in free agency.

04/01/2015

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson watches from the stands as his team plays the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on March 12, 2015. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Tweets That Knicks Will Rebuild, Have Team ‘Bball Gods’ Approve Of

Despite the misery of this season, the Basketball Hall of Famer is confident that things can turn around quickly for the lowly ‘Bockers.

03/31/2015

Ricky Ledo #11 of the New York Knicks handles the ball against the Chicago Bulls on March 28, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Sign Guard Ricky Ledo To Second 10-Day Contract

The 6-foot-7 Ledo is averaging 7.2 points in 18.5 minutes per game in five games with the Knicks. The 22-year-old also appeared in five games for Dallas this season.

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

Evan Turner of the Boston Celtics shoots the ball against the Knicks’ Andrea Bargnani, right, on March 27, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bargnani Scores 25, But Knicks Fall At Home To Celtics

Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and Jae Crowder had 17 points and nine rebounds as the Boston Celtics held off a late rally by the New York Knicks for a 96-92 win on Friday night.

03/27/2015

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson watches from the stands as his team plays the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on March 12, 2015. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Knicks, Nets At The Bottom Of ESPN Rankings Of Top NBA Front Offices, Executives

The Knicks and Nets are taking a beating — not just on the court and from fans, but also from the experts at the “worldwide leader.”

03/26/2015

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