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  • Hyped 2014 draft class off to slow start

    Remember all the hoopla and hype surrounding the NBA's draft class of 2014? It offered players to die for — or at least to tank for: Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid. Well, it was the storm before the calm. None of them has caused...
  • Gibson still in hunt for Sixth Man Award

    Gibson still in hunt for Sixth Man Award
    If players voted, Bulls forward Taj Gibson already would have one first-place nod for this season's Sixth Man of the Year award. "To win big, sacrifices must be made, and I think Taj is a proven winner and someone who will sacrifice for this team,"...
  • Pacers score 23 in first half, lose again

    Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home court. The Hawks (34-42) have won three of...
  • Lakers set franchise-record with 51 points in third, drop Knicks, 127-96

    Lakers 127 - New York Knicks 96 (end of regulation) The Lakers (24-46) stunned the New York Knicks (29-42) on Tuesday night at Staples Center, damaging the Knicks' chances to catch the eighth-place Atlanta Hawks (31-38). In doing so, the Lakers hurt...
  • Phil Jackson is back in NBA, and he has much work to do with Knicks

    Phil Jackson won two NBA championships as a teammate of Hall of Famers Walt Frazier and Bill Bradley. He won 11 titles as a coach of all-time greats Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal. For his next challenge, Jackson will try to win...
  • Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher reunite as Knicks hire Fisher as coach

    Phil Jackson got his man. His second choice, anyway. A few weeks after Steve Kerr spurned New York by choosing Golden State, Jackson reached an agreement Monday with Derek Fisher to coach the Knicks, a Lakers reunion officially beginning with a...
  • Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster

     Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster
    NEW YORK — Sitting next to the Team USA bench during Wednesday night's exhibition game, Bulls guard Derrick Rose heard fans at Madison Square Garden chant his name several times. He was disappointed he didn't play against the Dominican Republic, but...
  • Metta World Peace says he will sign with the New York Knicks

    Metta World Peace says he will sign with the New York Knicks
    World Peace, 33, told reporters Monday at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas that he was signing with the Knicks. He cleared waivers Sunday after being let go in a cost-cutting move by the Lakers under the league's amnesty provision Thursday,...
  • Kentucky's Nerlens Noel looks like best bet in a soft NBA draft

    Here's what you need to know about Thursday's NBA draft: Nerlens Noel averaged 10.5 points as a Kentucky freshman until his season ended early because of a serious knee injury. Now he's the likely No. 1 pick. Noel still can't jump because of surgery...
  • Knicks' J.R. Smith suspended for violating NBA anti-drug policy

    J.R. Smith, the Knicks' high-flying and high-scoring reserve guard, has been suspended five games by the NBA for violating the league's anti-drug policy, it was announced Friday. Smith, who was the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year last season after averaging...
  • NBA fines Taj Gibson $25,000, J.R. Smith $5,000

    NBA fines Taj Gibson $25,000, J.R. Smith $5,000
    Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson has been fined $25,000 for his outburst at a referee, and New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been penalized $5,000 for flopping, the NBA announced Friday. Gibson and Joakim Noah each received two technicals and were...