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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Utah Jazz center Ed Davis looks up during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Denver. The Minnesota Timberwolves acquired Davis from the New York Knicks for Jacob Evans III, Omari Spellman and a 2026 second-round draft pick in a trade finalized Tuesday, Nov. 24. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Wolves finalize deal with Knicks for veteran forward Davis

Nov. 24, 2020 9:02 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves acquired veteran forward Ed Davis from the New York Knicks for Jacob Evans III, Omari Spellman and a 2026 second-round draft pick in a trade finalized Tuesday. The 31-year-old Davis has played in 668 regular-season games, with 96 starts, for six NBA teams. He...

FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2020, file photo, Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox drives during the team's NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Sacramento, Calif. Fox agreed to a five-year, $163 million contract with the Kings on Friday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Free agency opens: Fox and Kings agree on $163 million deal

Nov. 21, 2020 12:27 AM EST

On the first night of free agency, De'Aaron Fox was the first huge winner. Huge, as in $163 million — or even more. Fox and the Sacramento Kings agreed on a max deal Friday night, agent Chris Gaston said. It's a five-year pact that will pay Fox $163 million, and that figure could rise to nearly $200...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, New York Knicks' Elfrid Payton dribbles the ball during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. The Knicks on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, have waived veterans Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson and Wayne Ellington and declined their team option on Bobby Portis. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Knicks waive group of veterans ahead of NBA free agency

Nov. 19, 2020 2:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks waived veterans Elfrid Payton, Taj Gibson and Wayne Ellington and declined their team option on Bobby Portis on Thursday, just a year after signing them in free agency. The Knicks signed all the veterans as part of a seven-player class in the summer of 2019. They enter...

FILE - In this Feb 1, 2020, file photo, Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) drives to the basket against St. Louis forward Jimmy Bell Jr. (32) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Dayton, Ohio. Toppin is a possible pick in the NBA Draft, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020.  (AP Photo/Tony Tribble, File)

Knicks take NCAA player of the year Toppin with No. 8 pick

Nov. 19, 2020 12:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Obi Toppin was lightly regarded when he was a high school player in New York. He's coming home as the college player of the year. The Knicks selected Toppin with the No. 8 pick in the NBA draft Wednesday night, bringing the national player of the year back to his hometown. He struggled to...

FILE - Phoenix Suns guard Ricky Rubio, left, drives to the basket past Chicago Bulls guard Coby White during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, in this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo. A person with knowledge of the situation says All-Star guard Chris Paul is being traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Phoenix Suns, where he'll play alongside one of the league's most dynamic young scorers in fellow All-Star Devin Booker. The Thunder are acquiring Ricky Rubio, Kelly Oubre, Jalen Lecque, Ty Jerome and a first-round pick that will be conveyed sometime between 2022 and 2025, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been finalized by the league. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

AP Sources: Ariza to Pistons, Horford to OKC, Rubio to Minn.

Nov. 18, 2020 9:46 PM EST

The Houston Rockets agreed to trade Trevor Ariza and the 16th pick in Wednesday night's NBA draft to the Detroit Pistons for a future first-round pick, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. Detroit already had the...

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2017 file photo, former New York Knicks player Charles Oakley exchanges words with a security guard during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the LA Clippers, in New York's Madison Square Garden. A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star  Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Charles Oakley wins right to jury decision on assault claim

Nov. 16, 2020 3:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated assault and battery claims...

FILE - In this July 29, 2020, file photo, a security guard wearing a face mask stands near a basketball arena inside thre NBA bubble at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The NBA had teams in the bubble for three months. The NHL playoff bubble lasted 65 days from the time teams arrived in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta, until Tampa Bay won the Stanley Cup. Officials from both leagues beamed that mask, distancing and other protocols were still being followed strictly on the final day.  (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)

It's done: The NBA comes back on Dec. 22, a 72-game season

Nov. 10, 2020 9:36 PM EST

It’s official: The NBA is coming back Dec. 22. The NBA's board of governors unanimously approved Tuesday the financial terms and other parameters that were negotiated between the league and its players. Those talks were completed late Monday night, when the league and National Basketball Players...

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Review: A memoir of a friend and a Knicks fan for the ages

Oct. 26, 2020 9:42 AM EDT

“Our Last Season: A Writer, a Fan, a Friendship,” by Harvey Araton (Penguin Press) In 2018, the sportswriter Harvey Araton wrote an obituary for The New York Times about a diehard New York Knicks fan whose choice seats behind the team bench had made her as much of a fixture at Madison Square Garden...