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The Knicks’ adjustments paid off in a stingy win over the Hawks

If Tom Thibodeau’s latest tweak to the Knicks rotation aimed to prioritize his longtime coach on rough defense, the results have followed suit. ADVERTISEMENT Holding the Knicks under 90 points for the second game in a row, the Knicks didn’t accidentally come away with another home win against a team in the top six in … Read more

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The Eastern Conference in the NBA still looks very modest

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ADVERTISEMENT “Kevin Durant should be taken seriously unless paired with Kyrie Irving.”picture: Getty Images It’s strange how much energy goes into debating which conference is the best in the NBA. It makes sense in college football because schools can’t play all 100-plus teams each year, and the strength of the schedule determines playoff spots. But … Read more

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Derrick Rose, Cam Reddish, Odd Men in Duran Nicks shake-up

Tom Thibodeau often describes his rotation decisions as flexible positions based largely on what he believes is necessary for a given match. ADVERTISEMENT Based on Sunday’s home win over Cleveland, guards Cam Reddish and Derrick Rose were the latest to be left out of the Knicks cycle. And it looks like that will continue, at … Read more

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Fix Tom Thibodeau will soon reveal the Knicks

Twenty-four games into the season, the Knicks 11-13. Two years ago, when the consensus around New York was that Tom Thibodeau was there alongside Jimmy Naismith nailing a peach basket on the porch at Springfield Way, the Knicks were also 11-13 after 24 games. ADVERTISEMENT Now, of course, there’s a constant hum—sometimes reduced to a … Read more

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Rudy Gobert trips Kenrich Williams, video, ejection, OKC Thunder v Minnesota Timberwolves, Sacramento Kings Light the Beam, explanation, against LA Clippers, scores, results

Rudy Gobert was ejected from the Minnesota Timberwolves’ home game against the OC Thunder on Sunday (all times EST) after kicking and tripping Kenrich Williams. ADVERTISEMENT Early in the second term Williams made a hard paint bucket over Joubert, causing the huge Frenchman to fall over the ground thundering forward. Joubert then deliberately kicked and … Read more

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The Knicks are confident they can fix their three-point shooting problems

This season Tom Thibodeau has focused the Knicks to attempt more 3-point shots, but it’s clear they need to start converting more of them to improve their 9-11 record in the quarterback of their 82-game schedule. ADVERTISEMENT After a foul in the 20 of 30 chance of long runs in Sunday’s loss to MemphisThe Knicks … Read more

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The Knicks are confident they can fix their three-point shooting problems

This season Tom Thibodeau has focused the Knicks to attempt more 3-point shots, but it’s clear they need to start converting more of them to improve their 9-11 record in the quarterback of their 82-game schedule. ADVERTISEMENT After a foul in the 20 of 30 chance of long runs in Sunday’s loss to MemphisThe Knicks … Read more

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The Knicks have a lot to know at home in a tight stretch

A lot has changed in the 12 days since the Knicks last took over the park floor. ADVERTISEMENT They left for the Midwest right after one of their worst performances of the junior season, amid questions starting to bubble up about the coach Tom Thibodeau’s Job Securityand they came back on momentum after a 3-2 … Read more

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The Knicks are back to talking about the old ways of losing to the Warriors

San Francisco – The Knicks left their game in Denver. ADVERTISEMENT Their improved defense, their shooting, their bench production – none of them have made the trip to the Bay Area. The Knicks didn’t look like a team that put the Jazz and Nuggets back-to-back on Tuesday and Wednesday in the first quarter, and they … Read more

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The Knicks may still need “room to grow” to finally turn the season around

Skip: youths. You cool off with the ball around the court. You lollygag your way to the start. You lollygag in and out of the bunker. Do you know what makes you this? Larry? ADVERTISEMENT Larry: Lollygaggers? Skip: Lollygaggers! Skip: What’s our record, Larry? Larry: Eight and 16. Skip: Eight and 16. How did we … Read more

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