NBA
NEW YORK - A person with knowledge of the details says the New York Knicks have agreed to hire David Fizdale as their new coach.The former Memphis Grizzlies coach will replace Jeff Hornacek, who was fired last month after two seasons.The ...
May 4, 2018
NBA
PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard says the Portland Trail Blazers reach out to him before he reaches team milestones, just to give him a heads up.The only problem? Lillard doesn't read his emails.Lillard joked about it after his latest achievement: ...
Mar 9, 2018
NBA
NEW YORK (AP) - Without Kristaps Porzingis, there's no reason for the New York Knicks to be thinking about the postseason.It's time to look to their future.That's all that's left after Porzingis was ...
Feb 8, 2018
NBA
ORLANDO, Fla. - New York star forward Kristaps Porzingis is sitting out the Knicks' game Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) against the Orlando Magic because of a sprained ankle and an elbow injury.Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said Porzingis is expected to ...
Nov 9, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - After racing back for an emphatic block on one end and streaking downcourt to get the ball back and slam it down while being fouled on the other, Kristaps Porzingis had one thing left to finish off his highlight-reel, ...
Nov 4, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Mike D'Antoni ran an offensive system known as seven seconds or less, so he likes things fast.Good thing, because NBA coaches find things come at them more quickly this season.They are losing time and timeouts, with ...
Oct 13, 2017
NBA
GREENBURGH, N.Y. - When training camp opens, the New York Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony right where he's been - in their uniform and in their starting lineup.The Knicks said Friday (Saturday, Manila time) they plan for Anthony to report next week ...
Sep 23, 2017
NBA
KRISTAPS Porzingis was at odds with a New York Knicks official when he skipped the team's exit interview after the 2016-2017 season. But it turns out his beef was not with then-team president Phil Jackson, but with head coach ...
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Aug 30, 2017
NBA
KRISTAPS Porzingis has had enough of the dysfunction and drama hounding the New York Knicks that he reportedly skipped the team's traditional player exit meetings.In his two seasons in New York, Porzingis has made the leap as one of the ...
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Apr 15, 2017
PBA
TIM Cone has made it known where his loyalty lies.Although he welcomes the opportunity to work for a basketball legend like Phil Jackson and an NBA franchise with a glorious past in the New York Knicks, Cone said he's not ...
Apr 15, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points after deciding to play in what could be his final game with the Knicks, and New York beat the 76ers, 114-113, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).Anthony had missed the previous two games with ...
Apr 13, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Jeff Hornacek was told to expect days like this in New York.Although with the Knicks, dysfunction often lasts entire seasons.Things have rarely been weirder than on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), when Charles Oakley was arrested during a Madison ...
Feb 9, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks hadn't won all season when trailing after three quarters and it appeared they were falling too far behind for that change.But once Carmelo Anthony hit a few shots, it did.Anthony matched a ...
Dec 21, 2016
NBA
NEW YORK - Kristaps Porzingis came to the NBA from Europe as a 7-footer with 3-point range, so the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki were inevitable.Jeff Hornacek figured the best way for Porzingis to play like Nowitzki was to play with ...
Nov 21, 2016
NBA
DERRICK Rose will likely have no more than just a few practices to get ready for opening night with the New York Knicks.Rose and two friends were cleared on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) in a US$21.5 million lawsuit that ...
Oct 20, 2016
NBA
GREENBURGH, New York - Jeff Hornacek competed against Phil Jackson for years, and he remembers only a couple of short, painful conversations."I think probably the only words I'd ever said to him were, 'Congratulations on the championship again,' ...
Jun 4, 2016
NBA
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek, who emerged last month as Phil Jackson's surprising coaching choice.Jackson went with the former Phoenix Suns coach over anyone who had played or worked under him, even though he ...
Jun 3, 2016
NBA
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks want Jeff Hornacek as their next coach.The team is working on a deal to hire Hornacek, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).President of Basketball ...
May 19, 2016
NBA
PHOENIX - Without formally interviewing anyone else, the Phoenix Suns retained Earl Watson as their head coach for next season.Watson was named interim coach after Jeff Hornacek was fired on Feb. 1.The team went 9-24 under Watson, finishing the season ...
Apr 20, 2016
NBA
PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says coach Jeff Hornacek was fired because the players weren't responding to him.Now the job has gone on an interim basis to Earl Watson, who at 36 becomes the youngest coach in ...
Feb 3, 2016
NBA
PHOENIX - Jeff Hornacek was fired Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) as coach of the Phoenix Suns, who are mired in one of the worst stretches in franchise history.The Suns said an interim coach would be in place by Tuesday. Assistant coaches Corey ...
Feb 2, 2016
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