David Falk, one of the most powerful men in basketball as Michael Jordan’s agent, said superstar players and their representatives have been “irresponsibly apathetic” and deserve blame for their union’s current troubles.
Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points and the New York Knicks defeated Orlando 96-80 after Magic coach Stan Van Gundy told reporters that center Dwight Howard wants him fired.
Stephen Burnett said he’s feeling a long-overdue sense of optimism now that Carmelo Anthony is in the lineup at the New York Knicks.
The Boston Celtics won their National Basketball Association playoff opener 87-85 on a 3- pointer by Ray Allen that denied the New York Knicks a first postseason victory in 10 years.
The New York Knicks signed free- agent point guard Baron Davis, the National Basketball Association team said in a statement.
Free-agent forward Steve Novak agreed on a four-year, $15 million contract to remain with the New York Knicks, agent Mark Bartelstein said.
The injury-riddled New York Knicks aren’t relying on Jeremy Lin to return in two days as the team tries to avoid elimination from the National Basketball Association playoffs.
Amar’e Stoudemire and Toney Douglas each scored 24 points and Carmelo Anthony added 22 in the New York Knicks’ 107-88 win against the New Orleans Hornets in a National Basketball Association contest.
Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and Chauncey Billups added 21 in their New York debuts as the Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-108.
Mike Bibby said he’ll play any role necessary after signing with the New York Knicks, the sixth team of his 14-year National Basketball Association career.