Latest New York Knicks News

New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett works against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Barrett scores 28, Knicks beat Warriors for 3rd straight win

Jan. 22, 2021 1:31 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — RJ Barrett had a career-high 28 points and the New York Knicks matched their longest winning streak of the season at three games by beating the Golden State Warriors 119-104 on Thursday night. “We come into every game feeling like we should win the game or give ourselves a...

FILE - Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Porter Jr. drives against the Philadelphia 76ers in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland, in this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, file photo. The Cavaliers are moving on from troubled and talented forward Kevin Porter Jr., a person familiar with his standing with the team told the Associated Press on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The Cavs will either trade or release Porter, who has not played for them this season, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

AP source: Cavs move on without troubled Kevin Porter Jr.

Jan. 18, 2021 8:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers went to extremes to help forward Kevin Porter Jr. He pushed them too far. Cleveland has decided to move on from the troubled and talented player, a person familiar with his standing with the team told The Associated Press on Monday. The Cavs are shopping Porter around to see...

New York Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (5) goes up for a shot with Orlando Magic forward Gary Clark (12) and Magic guard Jordan Bone (23) reacting during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, Pool)

Barrett, Randle power Knicks past struggling Magic 91-84

Jan. 18, 2021 4:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Elfrid Payton's words at the podium Monday had to be sweet music to the ears of New York Knicks coaches and executives. “We're not satisfied,” Payton said after the Knicks' 91-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday. For a franchise that has spent the most of the last two...

Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) shoots against New York Knicks' Mitchell Robinson (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Kemba Walker returns, but Knicks blow out Celtics 105-75

Jan. 17, 2021 4:15 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Julius Randle scored 20 points with 12 rebounds and RJ Barrett had 19 and 11 on Sunday to help the New York Knicks snap a five-game losing streak and beat the Boston Celtics 105-75. Jaylen Brown scored 25 for Boston, which had the best record in the Eastern Conference after winning five in a...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond (3) drives to the basket against New York Knicks' Julius Randle (30) and Reggie Bullock (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Drummond has 33 points, 23 boards as Cavs top Knicks 106-103

Jan. 15, 2021 10:56 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andre Drummond tied his career high with 33 points and grabbed 23 rebounds, and Cedi Osman scored 25 points in leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 106-103 win over the New York Knicks on Friday night. Drummond posted the Cavaliers’ first 30-20 game since Carlos Boozer had 32 points...

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) drives to the basket against New York Knicks guards Austin Rivers (8) and RJ Barrett (9) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in New York. (Brad Penner/Pool Photo via AP)

Durant, Nets win while short-handed with Harden deal pending

Jan. 13, 2021 11:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden might soon be in Brooklyn and Kyrie Irving could soon be back, giving the Nets a potentially tantalizing trio. Kevin Durant's focus was on something else Wednesday. "We really wanted this game tonight and everybody played like that," Durant said. Especially the solo superstar...

Madison Square Garden is empty of fans, before an NBA basketball game between the Utah Jazz and the New York Knicks on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in New York. (Wendell Cruz/Pool Photo via AP)

Rough road: Playing during pandemic means 'long days' in NBA

Jan. 13, 2021 8:06 AM EST

When Washington coach Scott Brooks was a player and would ask coaches about their profession, the response was always the same: It is a lonely job. Never more so than now, probably. As if playing games in arenas that are somewhere between mostly and entirely empty during a still-raging coronavirus pandemic...

Charlotte Hornets forward Gordon Hayward (20) shoots over New York Knicks guard Austin Rivers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Hayward scores 34 points, Hornets rout Knicks 109-88

Jan. 11, 2021 10:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Gordon Hayward came to Charlotte looking for an expanded role and an opportunity to turn a struggling Hornets franchise into a winner. The 30-year-old small forward is getting both done while playing some of the best basketball of his career. Hayward scored 34 points and the...

New York Knicks' Mitchell Robinson (23) defends against Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic as Nuggets' JaMychal Green (0) grabs a rebound during an NBA basketball game Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in New York. (Elsa/Pool Photo via AP)

Jokic, Nuggets win easily again, rout Knicks 114-89

Jan. 10, 2021 9:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in another short night, and the Denver Nuggets reached .500 for the first time this season with a 114-89 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday. The Nuggets opened 1-4 after reaching the Western Conference finals last season but...

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet, right, passes the ball as Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Raptors set franchise scoring record, win 144-123 over Kings

Jan. 9, 2021 1:19 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 17 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, Toronto made 20 3-pointers and the Raptors set a franchise record for scoring while winning for the second time this season, 144-123 over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night. Fred VanVleet scored 34 points to help the...