NBA
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks waived veterans Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson and Wayne Ellington and declined their team option on Bobby Portis on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), just a year after signing them in free agency.The Knicks signed all the ...
Nov 20, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - The New York Knicks selected Obi Toppin with the No. 8 pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), bringing the national player of the year back to his hometown.Toppin ended a remarkable ride from unheralded prospect ...
Nov 19, 2020
PBA
CHICAGO - Rey Nambatac feared for his life. A faceless would-be assassin was potentially wading in the poison well of social media and threatening to harm him and his girlfriend.The intimidation was so fierce and disconcerting that it affected his game, ...
Nov 15, 2020
NBA
THE New York Knicks have emerged as a possible destination for Russell Westbrook.The Knicks have "weighed" the idea of acquiring the expensive contract of the wantaway Houston Rockets star.Marc Stein of the New York Times reported the development on Saturday, ...
Nov 14, 2020
NBA
IF he has a say, LaVar Ball doesn't want another son to play for the Los Angeles Lakers.The outspoken NBA stage father wants LaMelo to land in either the New York Knicks or Detroit Pistons ahead of the upcoming NBA ...
Nov 1, 2020
NBA
THEY say you have to give some to get some.But the New York Knicks are willing to give much more to get some.The Knicks are reportedly open to absorb an expensive contract so they can also acquire an asset.Ian ...
Oct 28, 2020
NBA
MIKE Woodson, the only Knicks coach to win a playoff series in the last two decades and the last one to even reach the postseason, is coming back to New York as an assistant on Tom Thibodeau's staff.Woodson was ...
Sep 5, 2020
CHINESE Taipei's national basketball team is getting a big boost, with former NBA player Jeremy Lin acquiring a Taiwanese passport.A guard for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association, Lin obtained the passport with the help of Taipei City ...
Aug 20, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Tom Thibodeau brought the Chicago Bulls to their greatest success since Michael Jordan.He returned the Minnesota Timberwolves to the playoffs after a 13-year absence.All the while, there was one challenge he sought. He has seen what it&# ...
Jul 31, 2020
SOCIAL media accounts of celebrities and other global figures went dark on Tuesday night (Manila time), as they took part in #BlackoutTuesday to support the Black Lives Matter movement.Begun by music executives Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang, the two called on ...
Jun 3, 2020
NBA
NBA free agent JR Smith was seen kicking and punching a man who he claimed vandalized his car during protests in a Los Angeles residential area.Smith, who last suited up for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is seen kicking the man several times ...
Jun 1, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - When New York Knicks owner James Dolan was infected with coronavirus last March, a smart aleck said on Twitter that it was the only "positive" news for the franchise in recent years.The snide remark was tasteless, cruel. But you gotta ...
May 31, 2020
NBA
TOM Thibodeau leads the list of candidates to be on the one of the hottest seats in the NBA.Shams Charania and Mike Vorkunov of The Athletic reported that the veteran defensive-minded coach is "atop the list of targets" for the ...
May 29, 2020
NBA
GEORGETOWN basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from COVID-19 at home, his son said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).The 57-year-old Hall of Famer, who played for the ...
May 26, 2020
NBA
WASHINGTON - Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital."This virus is serious and should not be taken lightly," the Hall of Famer as a player for the Hoyas in college and the ...
May 23, 2020
NEW York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he can envision baseball games being played without fans this summer at Yankee Stadium and the Mets' Citi Field."Be creative. Try to figure it out," the Democrat said during his briefing Sunday. "But if ...
Apr 27, 2020
NBA
NEW YORK - Linsanity is finally getting another run on MSG Network.In search of content with no games because of the coronavirus, the network is turning to Jeremy Lin's memorable NBA breakthrough, which was once ratings gold.The network said ...
Apr 25, 2020
NBA
NEW York Knicks fans got some good news after owner James Dolan has reportedly recovered from coronavirus.The Knicks owner has also donated his blood plasma to be researched for potential cures for COVID-19.Larry Brooks of the New York Post ...
Apr 24, 2020
NBA
JAMES Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus.The Knicks announced Dolan's diagnosis Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time). It is not clear when he was ...
Mar 29, 2020
NBA
ATLANTA - Julius Randle scored 33 points, RJ Barrett added 26 and the New York Knicks defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 136-131, in overtime on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) after Trae Young led a furious comeback in the fourth quarter.With Young ...
Mar 12, 2020
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