This Is The Worst Shot I've Ever Seen

The above GIF features one of the 400 or so best basketball players in a world earnestly attempting to make a shot—I think—in a real live basketball game that counted in the standings and everything. It went about 20 feet too high, 20 feet too deep, and 20 feet too wide, but at least Alexey Shved is out here trying! » 2/28/15 1:14pm Saturday 1:14pm

Carmelo Anthony "Getting Close" To Sitting Out The Rest Of The Year

The Knicks lost again last night, with a starting five of Jose Calderon, Langston Galloway, Carmelo Anthony, Jason Smith, and Lou Amundson. Removing Anthony would be like putting a bolt through a broken-down horse's brain. But that's a pretty accurate simile, come to think of it, and it's no less than the Knicks need… » 2/10/15 10:59am 2/10/15 10:59am

David Stern Has James Dolan's Back Too

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has already announced his support for Knicks owner James Dolan, who responded to a letter from an angry 72-year-old fan by telling him he should "try sobriety" and start rooting for the Nets. Silver said that was just Dolan being "a consummate New Yorker," which, as a New Yorker, makes me… » 2/10/15 9:46am 2/10/15 9:46am

J.R. Smith: I'm Better Now Because I Can't Really Party In Cleveland

J.R. Smith has been pretty good since joining the Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 14 points per game and shooting 37 percent from behind the arc. While playing for the Knicks during the first chunk of the season, Smith was scoring just 10 points per game and shooting 35 percent from behind the arc. According to J.R.… » 1/28/15 12:36pm 1/28/15 12:36pm

Basketball Is Dead. The Knicks And Sixers Murdered It.

All the precious, fragile, bitterly-won gains of humankind's wretched, fitful, brave, millennia-long upward struggle went up in white-hot magnesium flames last night in Philadelphia and burned away to powder. All for nothing. All fantasies, every damn one. The Knicks and Sixers have shown us ourselves, and we are… » 1/22/15 11:26am 1/22/15 11:26am

Knicks Heroically Win Fourth Quarter By 17, Only Lose By 28

Hey New York resident, how'd you spend the Saturday early afternoon? Maybe finishing up a long brunch? Enjoying a sunny (but chilly) stroll on the High Line? Catching up on the last season of Sherlock? Really, anything would've been great because Saturdays are great and full of promise. Unless you're the tall group… » 1/10/15 4:17pm 1/10/15 4:17pm