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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words.
“Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said repeating Beilein's message.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Bickerstaff picks up pieces after Beilein leaves Cavaliers

Feb. 20, 2020 3:21 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words. "Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said, repeating Beilein's final message. That's Bickerstaff's...

Knicks clarify that new consultant Stoute can't fire coach

Feb. 11, 2020 6:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks clarified on Tuesday that the new adviser they hired to improve their brand makes no personnel decisions, after he indicated during a televised interview that they would hire a new coach. Steve Stoute, hired in part last month to improve the team's connection to its...

FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, New York Knicks' president Steve Mills speaks to reporters at an NBA basketball news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. The Knicks fired Mills on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. Perry will take over control of the basketball operations, according to the person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

AP source: Knicks plan to hire agent Rose to run team

Feb. 6, 2020 9:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks plan to hire agent Leon Rose to take over their basketball operations, a person with knowledge of the details said. Rose will replace Steve Mills, who was fired as team president on Tuesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because talks...

FILE - In this April 12, 2018, file photo, New York Knicks' general manager Scott Perry, right, and president Steve Mills listen during an NBA basketball news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. The Knicks fired Mills on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. Perry will take over control of the basketball operations, according to the person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Knicks fire Steve Mills, begin search for new president

Feb. 4, 2020 5:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks made a big move before the trade deadline — by getting rid of the guy who would have been making their deals. They fired President Steve Mills on Tuesday, shaking up the front office at a most unusual time. General manager Scott Perry will take over control of the...

New York Knicks head coach Mike Miller, center, argues with NBA official Justin Van Duyne as New York Knicks forward Marcus Morris Sr. reacts to a call in the closing minutes of the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Charlotte won 97-92. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

A year after Porzingis deal, things remain bleak for Knicks

Jan. 31, 2020 4:29 PM EST

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Morris talked tough in the preseason, when the New York Knicks made their annual boasts that things were going to be different. He spoke softly Friday, apologizing for his misplaced machismo on another night the Knicks embarrassed themselves on the court and in the locker...

Los Angeles Clippers' Montrezl Harrell (5) dunks over New York Knicks' Marcus Morris Sr. (13) and Reggie Bullock (25) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Clippers get 30-plus from 3 players, beat Knicks 135-132

Jan. 5, 2020 8:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day after a 26-point loss to Memphis in another matinee, the Clippers had a least three players score at least 30 points for the first time in franchise history. Montrezl Harrell scored 34 points off the bench, reserve Lou Williams scored 32 to match starter Paul George, and Los...