LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brandon Williams scored 22 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to an 85-77 victory over the New York Knicks in the NBA Summer League championship game on Sunday.
It was the third time Portland played in the championship game since 2017, and its second title since.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tre Mann had 15 points and seven assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to an 86-80 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night in the NBA Summer League.
Oklahoma City's three first-round picks draft all contributed to the victory.
NEW YORK (AP) — Val Ackerman, Leonard Hamilton, Speedy Morris and Rick Byrd are this year’s recipients of the Joe Lapchick Character Award.
Ackerman helped found the WNBA and served as the first president.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Wiseman returned and Jonathan Kuminga capped a big night with a tiebreaking free throw with 8.1 seconds left, leading the Golden State Warriors to an 86-85 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday at the Las Vegas Summer League.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Quentin Grimes had 24 points and eight assists, Jericho Sims scored 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the field and the New York Knicks overcame Moses Moody's 34 points to beat the Golden State Warriors 101-88 on Friday night at the Las Vegas Summer League.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks are trading Nerlens Noel and Alec Burks to the Detroit Pistons, a person with knowledge of the details said Tuesday, moves that free up nearly $20 million more for free agency.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets drafted two centers in the first round of the NBA draft — trading one and keeping the other.
The Hornets selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick before trading the pick to the New York Knicks.
NEW YORK (AP) — The question for weeks leading into the NBA draft was whether the first pick would be Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren or Jabari Smith Jr.
The answer finally came Thursday night — and even Banchero didn't know it until moments before the announcement of the Orlando Magic's selection.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks removed Kemba Walker and added no players in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday.
Walker wasn't around the Knicks late in the season and now he won't be with them at all after they agreed to deal him to the Detroit Pistons.
BOSTON (AP) — The Miami Heat played the entire second half without their top scorer. The Boston Celtics lost two of their top players, who both returned to do their best Willis Reed impersonations.
MIAMI (AP) — Philadelphia coach Doc Rivers would probably need hours to explain everything that he’s learned from Miami President Pat Riley over the last three decades.
1905 — Jack McCarthy of the Cubs became the only outfielder in major league history to throw out three runners at the plate, each of whom became the second out of a double play. The victims were the Pittsburgh Pirates in a 2-1 loss.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sportscaster Kenny Albert will cover a lot of territory in a memoir scheduled for next year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle wasn't quite as good. The New York Knicks weren't nearly as good.
A rare playoff appearance in 2021 was followed by the familiar struggles in New York, where the Knicks went 37-45 in Tom Thibodeau's second season as coach.
NEW YORK (AP) — Obi Toppin and Immanuel Quickley wanted to end the New York Knicks' disappointing season on a strong note.
They ended it with the best games of their careers.
Toppin scored a career-high 42 points, Quickley had 34 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Knicks beat the Toronto Raptors 105-94 on Sunday night.
Toronto Raptors (48-33, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (36-45, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Toronto will attempt to extend its three-game win streak with a victory against New York.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 35 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Washington Wizards 114-92 on Friday night.
RJ Barrett scored 14 points for the Knicks before leaving the game with a sprained right knee.
New York Knicks (35-45, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (35-45, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York will try to keep its four-game road win streak intact when the Knicks play Washington.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, leading the Brooklyn Nets back from 21 points down to a 110-98 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night that strengthened their chances of the best spot possible next week in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant loves being part of New York's basketball rivalry, even finds it funny when he hears from the opposing fans.
He should enjoy it. When it comes to the Knicks, Durant always gets the last word.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have signed Luca Vildoza, a 26-year-old guard from Argentina.
Vildoza played two NBA Las Vegas Summer League games last year with the New York Knicks, who waived him on Oct.
Brooklyn Nets (41-38, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (35-44, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Knicks -9
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The New York Knicks came to Orlando after a bad home loss to Cleveland on Saturday. They left Sunday feeling pretty good about themselves.
RJ Barrett scored 27 points, Obi Toppin matched his career-high with 20 and the Knicks routed the Orlando Magic 118-88.
New York Knicks (34-44, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (20-58, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Magic -4.5; over/under is 215.5
NEW YORK (AP) — Darius Garland had 24 points and 13 assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-101 win over the New York Knicks on Saturday.
Garland led seven Cavaliers in double figures as Cleveland snapped a two-game losing streak.
Cleveland Cavaliers (42-35, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (34-43, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Cleveland visits New York looking to stop its four-game road losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter and LaMelo Ball had 20 points and 15 rebounds to help lead the Charlotte Hornets past the New York Knicks 125-114 on Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) — When the Celtics slumped off the Madison Square Garden court following a buzzer-beating loss to the New York Knicks on Jan. 6, they were a team without direction.
The setback dropped the Celtics to 18-21 and into 11th place in the Eastern Conference.
Charlotte Hornets (39-37, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (34-42, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte hits the road against New York trying to extend its four-game road winning streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA's leading scorer in fourth quarters kept coming at them and the New York Knicks wouldn't buckle.
They finally stopped DeMar DeRozan in the final minute, continuing a winning run that's likely too late to save their season but they feel is important nonetheless.
Chicago Bulls (43-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (33-42, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Knicks -4.5; over/under is 223.5
DETROIT (AP) — Alec Burks hit a 3-pointer for New York's final points and finished off Detroit with a last-second steal in the Knicks' 104-102 victory over the Pistons on Sunday.
R.J. Barrett led New York with 21 points, Julian Randle had 20 and Burks and Immanuel Quickly had 18 each.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hubert Davis read North Carolina a Bible verse to keep a team one win from the Final Four on the path of the righteous. He chose Proverbs 4:25, which says, “Let your eyes look directly ahead.
New York Knicks (32-42, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (20-54, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Julius Randle and the New York Knicks visit Cade Cunningham and the Detroit Pistons in Eastern Conference action Sunday.
MIAMI (AP) — Just when it looked as if the Miami Heat were going to open a little bit of breathing room atop the Eastern Conference, the New York Knicks had other ideas.
And a stunning rally might set the stage for some down-the-stretch chaos.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Terry Rozier added 25 points and the Charlotte Hornets bounced back from an ugly loss to beat the Utah Jazz 107-101 on Friday night in front a sellout crowd.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks had such high hopes.
After a surprising playoff run that came up just short of the NBA Finals, they came into this season with a deep roster led by one of the league's most exciting young players.
New York Knicks (31-42, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Miami Heat (47-26, first in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Conference foes Miami and New York will play on Friday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Deandre Ayton scored a career-high 35 points and had 14 rebounds, Devin Booker had 22 of his 28 points in the second half and the Phoenix Suns surged past the trash-talking Minnesota Timberwolves 125-116 on Wednesday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 30 points and the New York Knicks made 20 3-pointers to beat Charlotte 121-106 on Wednesday night, snapping the Hornets’ five-game winning streak.
Obi Toppin had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Alec Burks chipped in with 17 points for the Knicks, who have won three of five.
Atlanta Hawks (36-36, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (19-53, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -5.5; over/under is 225
New York Knicks (30-42, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Charlotte Hornets (37-35, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte, North Carolina; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hornets -6.5; over/under is 226
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 25 points and 17 rebounds in his return to the lineup and the Milwaukee Bucks extended their recent mastery of the Chicago Bulls with a 126-98 blowout Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Trae Young got a pregame hug from Spike Lee, so there was at least a little love for him inside Madison Square Garden.
Once the game started, so did the boos.
And just like the playoffs, it was Young who had the last word.
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle was penalized $40,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for directing hostile language at a referee, bringing his total to $130,000 in fines this season.
The latest came for his actions at the end of New York's 108-93 loss to Utah on Sunday.
Atlanta Hawks (35-36, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (30-41, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta visits New York looking to end its three-game road skid.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 36 points and the Utah Jazz finished strong to start their road trip, beating the New York Knicks 108-93 on Sunday night.
Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to score 18 of his 23 points in the first half for the Jazz, who opened a six-game road trip with a stop home for Mitchell in the first of two games in two nights in New York.
Utah Jazz (44-26, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (30-40, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Julius Randle and the New York Knicks host Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz in non-conference action.
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle scored 18 points and grabbed 17 rebounds, RJ Barrett had 18 points and the New York Knicks outlasted the Washington Wizards 100-97 on Friday night.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the buzzer for the Wizards, who have lost their last six games.
Kenny Payne made clear he will need help as he begins a huge mission with his first head coaching job at Louisville.
Payne was introduced Friday as the Cardinals' men’s basketball coach and received a six-year contract through 2027-28 to lead the program.