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Knicks fire David Fizdale, make Mike Miller interim coach

Dec. 6, 2019 8:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — David Fizdale was the latest coach tasked with trying to turn around the New York Knicks. He was given barely 100 games before the longtime losers decided it was time to try someone else. The Knicks cut ties with Fizdale and promoted assistant Mike Miller to interim head coach Friday after...

Temple, Dinwiddie pace Nets to easy win over Hawks

Dec. 4, 2019 11:17 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — On a team that's undergone a full roster rebuild and endured significant injuries, Garrett Temple knew the Brooklyn Nets would need extra time to mesh. “We had so many new guys," Temple said. “On this team, our defensive principles are a little different than around the NBA. We...

NBA drops 2 Warriors games from national TV schedule

Dec. 3, 2019 9:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are no longer must-see TV. The NBA is taking two upcoming Golden State games off the national TV schedule, with the injury-riddled former dynasty now owning the worst record in the league. Golden State was scheduled to play on ESPN against Utah on Dec. 13 and...

Heat remain perfect at home, run past Warriors 122-105

Nov. 29, 2019 11:20 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A big lead had almost entirely slipped away, and the Miami Heat showed no sense of panic. With good reason. A 27-8 third-quarter run allowed the Heat to pull away and beat the Golden State Warriors 122-105 on Friday night. Goran Dragic scored 20 points, Tyler Herro added 19 and the Heat...

Dinwiddie has 32, Nets beat Celtics as Irving sits again

Nov. 29, 2019 4:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving is getting closer to a return, and at some point he will face his former team. When he does, the Brooklyn Nets can only hope he plays as well as Spencer Dinwiddie. Dinwiddie had 32 points and 11 assists while Irving remained sidelined, and the Nets beat the Boston Celtics...

Chris Paul, Thunder rally past Warriors for first road win

Nov. 26, 2019 1:39 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Once Chris Paul gets in midrange jumper territory he considers it “my version of a layup.” “I’ll take that,” he said. Paul hit a 19-footer with 36 seconds left to put Oklahoma City ahead and Alec Burks missed a contested shot in the paint moments...

Ewing wins big again at MSG, Hoyas knock off No. 22 Texas

Nov. 21, 2019 9:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Ewing walked onto the Madison Square Garden court waving his arms and exhorting the crowd to cheer louder. Some chanted for the Hoyas. But as the final seconds ticked off the clock, those booming chants turned to ones for the coach: “Patrick Ewing! Patrick Ewing! Patrick...

Dave East is in ‘Survival’ mode for debut album

Nov. 21, 2019 2:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic rapper Nas isn’t known for being the most talkative, letting his legendary music speak for him. But when he does talk, his protégé Dave East is very attentive. “It’s not like he's trying to be overbearing. He’s just cool. He gives...

Porzingis returns as Knicks show signs of chaos he escaped

Nov. 13, 2019 4:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — When Kristaps Porzingis crashed to the Madison Square Garden floor in pain on Feb. 6, 2018, it was soon clear that would be his final play of the season. Much harder to imagine was that it would be the final play of his Knicks career. Porzingis returns to the arena on Thursday for a...

New pieces, but Nets not looking different than last season

Nov. 4, 2019 3:03 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets' transformation from the shadows to the spotlight happened in just one night. Building a team that can live up to their new expectations is going to take much longer. Even with Kyrie Irving's terrific start, the Nets remain just what they were early last season: good...