| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:28 AM
Nearly everybody does it. Flopping, that is.
Soccer, famously known for its players taking phantom dives to draw calls, has nothing on the NBA anymore.
"We have seen throughout these playoffs some outstanding acting by our top-notch players," color...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:57 AM
With ample time on their hands because of the strike, some of the elite players in the NBA are taking part in an exhibition game next month to raise money for President Obama's reelection campaign.
The game is set for 4 p.m. on Dec. 12 in Washington, D....
| Jul 29, 2012
NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old captain of the New York Knicks is translating that ink to the page with a new book series he's...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 8:44 PM
As I was thumbing through my Twitter feed Tuesday morning after I woke up, I saw perhaps one of my all-time favorite posts:
@HerringWSJ: WSJ: The 2012 Knicks are set to become the oldest team in NBA history. Literally. We did the math.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 11:39 AM
New York Knick star Amare Stoudemire reportedly tweeted an anti-gay slur at a fan who had sent him a tweet.
The fan, whose twitter handle is @BFerrelli, tweeted to Stoudemire: "You better come back stronger and quicker to make up for last season." The...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The NBA has fined Amare Stoudemire $50,000 for using an anti-gay slur in a tweet to a fan.
Stu Jackson, the league's executive vice president of basketball operations, announced the penalty Tuesday in a news release.
The incident occurred on Saturday...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:41 PM
David Morway resigned Tuesday as general manager of the Indiana Pacers amid reports that Larry Bird is on the way out, too.
Morway was hired by the Pacers in 1999 and had been GM since 2008. The Indianapolis Star reported Tuesday that Bird is expected to...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Carmelo Anthony stood completely motionless for minutes on end on Tuesday while others circled around and looked on. Madame Tussauds wax museum called it a prank.
New York Knicks fans just call it, “running the offense.”
| Mar 14, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Just weeks ago New York was abuzz with the electrifying emergence of point guard Jeremy Lin, going 8-1 in a season that was all but lost despite a roster that included superstars Carmelo 'Melo' Anthony and Amare Stoudemire. One of the thrilling parts is...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
"Linsanity," the worldwide craze over the exploits of New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin, has flamed out quicker than the lifespan of a firefly.
"R.I.P. Linsanity" read a headline emblazoned on a tombstone pictured on the back page of the New York...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:13 PM
From a group shot with Miami Heat players
all of them dressed in black hoodie sweatshirts to the New York Knicks' own Amar'e Stoudemire in own hoodie pic.
This single piece of clothing -- and the stereotype that whoever is wearing one is suspicious --...