The Atlanta Hawks moved within one win of clinching a National Basketball Association playoff spot by winning at the Brooklyn Nets to maintain their two-game lead over the New York Knicks with three games remaining,
The New York Knicks have climbed into position to snag the final National Basketball Association playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. The odds are they won’t stay there with two weeks left in the regular season.
The New York Knicks moved into a virtual tie with the Atlanta Hawks for the eighth and final playoff spot in the National Basketball Association’s Eastern Conference last night by defeating the Brooklyn Nets.
On his first day as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in 1999, Phil Jackson pulled Shaquille O’Neal aside and offered him a deal. Do it my way, Jackson said, and I guarantee that you’ll win the National Basketball Association’s Most Valuable Player award. If you don’t, enjoy free rein on the court.
USA Basketball plans to move to Arizona after 35 years in Colorado. The first step is building parking facilities, which may not generate enough money to repay the municipal bonds financing the construction.