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The NBA playoffs are finally here. And as LeBron James says, 'it's a sprint now'

Apr. 20, 2024 00:08 AM EDT

There’s a 64-win team in Boston that ran away with the league’s best record. The defending champions in Denver, a group that won 57 games. A fearless young bunch in Oklahoma City, whose No. 1 seed was no fluke. A trio of Villanova alums in New York, who turned the Knicks into a real contender....

Knicks and 76ers got past injuries that could've ruined them. Now they meet in playoffs

Apr. 19, 2024 14:45 PM EDT

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Brunson and his New York teammates refused to let injuries knock them down. Joel Embiid of Philadelphia wouldn't let his keep him down. It was just days apart in January when the Knicks and 76ers were rocked by what could have been season-swinging...

Cavaliers feel better prepared for playoff stage after '23 flop, face Magic in first-round series

Apr. 19, 2024 12:09 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen doesn't regret the harsh, eye-popping review he gave of his postseason performance a year ago. Looking back, he told the truth about himself — and the Cavs. In the aftermath of Cleveland being pummeled and knocked out...

Arkansas hires Kenny Payne as associate head coach under John Calipari

Apr. 18, 2024 23:04 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Kenny Payne was hired Thursday as associate head coach at Arkansas under John Calipari. Payne was fired last month after going 12-52 in two seasons as the head coach at Louisville, his alma mater. Before that, he spent 10 years as an...

Joel Embiid scores 23 points, has the big assist as 76ers beat Heat in play-in to earn No. 7 seed

Apr. 17, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 76ers needed all the improbable tricks they could summon to even have a chance at winning their first play-in game in team history. Nicolas Batum hit game-shifting 3-pointers. Buddy Hield was in the mix. Even the promise of free chicken nuggets was enough...

Philadelphia 76ers set to start another playoff run with an ailing Joel Embiid

Apr. 16, 2024 15:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It’s April and the postseason looms for the 76ers, which really only means one thing in Philadelphia: Joel Embiid is dealing with some kind of affliction. One of the greats in the game, Embiid has accomplished just about all there is to do in the NBA. He’s...

Brunson carries Knicks into No. 2 seed in Eastern Conference, scores 40 points in OT win over Bulls

Apr. 14, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jalen Brunson didn't know where things stood around the NBA as the Knicks were deep into their final game of the regular season. A win meant the No. 2 seed and a loss was going to keep them at No. 3. But Tom Thibodeau's team doesn't worry about who it plays next...

Knicks top Nets 111-107, earn home-court advantage in 1st round of playoffs and stay alive for No. 2

Apr. 12, 2024 22:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks will be at Madison Square Garden to begin the first round of the playoffs. They could even be on their home court again to start the second round. Jalen Brunson had 30 points and 11 assists after a slow start, OG Anunoby scored...

Brunson scores 39 points, Knicks beat Celtics to keep up push for No. 2 seed in Eastern Conference

Apr. 11, 2024 23:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 39 points in three quarters and the New York Knicks kept up their quest to finish with the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference by beating the Boston Celtics 118-109 on Thursday night. “We made shots and made the right plays,” Brunson said....

Brunson scores 45 in second straight 40-point game, Knicks beat Bulls 128-117

Apr. 10, 2024 15:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 45 in his second straight 40-point game, and the New York Knicks beat the Chicago Bulls 128-117 on Tuesday night. Brunson delivered his 10th 40-point game this season after scoring 43 in a win at Milwaukee on Sunday. He joined Bernard King and...