NBA Trade Deadline: Eastern Conference Contenders ReloadThe NBA trade deadline saw a lot of action in the Eastern Conference, where the Bucks, 76ers and Raptors improved their playoff chances.
Schmeelk: Examining The Knicks' Free-Agency OptionsPhil Jackson is watching players like Marc Gasol, Jimmy Butler, LaMarcus Aldridge and Draymond Green, all of whom (or none of which) could be targets of the Knicks this summer.
Knicks Can't Handle Grizzlies, Drop 4th StraightZach Randolph scored 23 points, Marc Gasol had 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched a playoff spot with a 103-82 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night.
Nets Drop 7th In Last 10, Fall To MemphisZach Randolph had 19 points, Marc Gasol added 14 and 11 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies ruined the return of former coach Lionel Hollins with a 95-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets
Schmeelk: Knicks' Options In 2015 Could Make Or Break Melo EraAnthony doesn't have many years left in his prime. It’s the summer of 2015 or bust. Unfortunately for the Knicks, their options next offseason are somewhat limited.
Knicks Small Forward Carmelo Anthony Named To All-NBA Second Team NBA scoring leader Carmelo Anthony led the second team, joined by guards Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker, center Marc Gasol and forward Blake Griffin.
Deron Williams Leads Nets With 24 Points In 76-72 Loss To MemphisZach Randolph had 16 points and 14 rebounds, Marc Gasol scored 14 points and the Memphis Grizzlies won their seventh straight game, 76-72 over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night.
Nets Pull No-Show Act In 1st Half, Get Blown Out By GrizzliesMarc Gasol was 10 of 15 from the field, all of his points coming in the first half, as Memphis, which had seven players in double figures, won for the fourth time in the past five games.
Schmeelk: Grizzlies Exposed Knicks' VulnerabilitiesKnicks had few answers for the Grizzlies' big men. Is size a problem for the Knicks?
Hartnett: Knicks Getting Huge Value Out Of Rasheed WallaceTo say that 'Sheed and the Knicks have turned out to be a great fit on and off the court would be a massive understatement.
Grizzlies Say They Made 'Big Statement' By Defeating KnicksThe rivalry and trash-talk between the Knicks and Grizzlies is growing.
U.S. Men's Basketball Team Defends Title, Beats Spain To Take Home Gold MedalThe U.S. men's basketball team defended its title by fighting off another huge challenge from Spain, pulling away in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory and its second straight Olympic championship.
Hartnett: No Point In Comparing 2012 USA Basketball To 'Dream Team'It's pointless to compare the 2012 Men's Olympic basketball roster to the 1992 "Dream Team." USA's current roster has their own challenge in front of them.
Schmeelk: NBA Playoffs Serve As A Reality Check For Coaches, General ManagersThe NBA playoffs serve as a huge reality check for teams, showing them their true weaknesses and where they have to get better if they want to win a title.
Schmeelk: Knicks' Free Agent Options Extremely LimitedUnfortunately for the Knicks, good size is hard to find -- and doesn’t come cheap.