NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle wasn't quite as good. The New York Knicks weren't nearly as good.
A rare playoff appearance in 2021 was followed by the familiar struggles in New York, where the Knicks went 37-45 in Tom Thibodeau's second season as coach.
NEW YORK (AP) — UConn fans roared the loudest when Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun was shown on the big screen at the Big East Tournament. Seemingly leading the cheers? That was Kemba Walker's mother, wearing her son's No.
NEW YORK (AP) — Knicks rookie Quentin Grimes will miss at least two weeks with a right knee injury.
Grimes was hurt Friday night in a 115-100 loss to Miami after it appeared he banged knees with another player along the baseline.
NEW YORK (AP) — Derrick Rose had another procedure on his right ankle Friday, this time to address a skin infection just as it appeared he was close to returning to the New York Knicks.
Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau said Rose wasn't in pain but was feeling discomfort.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Anfernee Simons had 30 points and eight assists, and the Portland Trail Blazers erased a 23-point, third-quarter deficit to beat the New York Knicks 112-103 on Saturday.
Newly acquired guard Josh Hart, one of several players new to Portland’s roster after a flurry of trades before the deadline, added 23 points in his Blazers debut.
NEW YORK (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns converted a go-ahead three-point play with 29 seconds left and the Minnesota Timberwolves edged the New York Knicks 112-110 on Tuesday night.
The Knicks got a strong game from Kemba Walker in his return from a nine-game absence with a sore left knee and nursed a lead for most of the fourth quarter.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker was back in the starting lineup for the New York Knicks against Minnesota after missing nine games with a sore left knee.
Coach Tom Thibodeau said Walker would warm up before the game Tuesday to see if he was ready to play, and the Knicks announced about a half hour before the game that he was.
Charlotte Hornets (23-20, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (22-21, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Monday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts Charlotte trying to continue its five-game home winning streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker couldn't have envisioned this Christmas.
Less than two weeks ago, his coach wouldn't even call his name.
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington’s Kyle Kuzma had Kemba Walker’s recent stellar numbers in the back of his mind and wondered why the New York guard had been buried at the end of the bench for nearly three weeks.
MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro had 26 points in his return from a three-game absence with a bruised thigh, Duncan Robinson also scored 26 to match a season high and the Miami Heat rolled past the Indiana Pacers 125-96 on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker smiled his way around the court, finally in position to help the Knicks again in his hometown.
“I’m just being myself, trying to do what I can to keep us upbeat,” Walker said.
BOSTON (AP) — Josh Richardson scored a season-high 27 points, Jayson Tatum had 25 and the Boston Celtics beat the New York Knicks 114-107 on Saturday night with each team missing six players because of COVID-19 protocols.
ATLANTA (AP) — Alec Burks scored 23 points, Evan Fournier added 20 and the New York Knicks beat the Hawks 99-90 on Saturday night, snapping Atlanta’s seven-game winning streak.
Burks, starting with Kemba Walker and Derrick Rose nursing injuries, hit three of his four 3s and scored 15 points in the third quarter.
NEW YORK (AP) — Devin Booker scored 32 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the New York Knicks 118-97 on Friday night for their 15th straight victory, matching the second-longest winning streak in franchise history.
New York Knicks (9-7, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (11-5, second in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bulls -5; over/under is 208.5
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks were clearly not going to shoot their way out of their slump.
With most of their starters struggling, it was going to have to be done with defense — just the way they like it.
Indiana Pacers (6-8, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (7-6, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts Indiana looking to end its three-game home skid.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Miles Bridges scored 24 points on some high-flying dunks and athletic spin moves, point guard LaMelo Ball had a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 12 points, nine assists and five steals, and the Charlotte Hornets erased an early 16-point deficit to beat the New York Knicks 104-96 on Friday night.
New York Knicks (6-4, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (8-2, first in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: 76ers -4.5; over/under is 210
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — What R.J. Barrett liked most about his career-best scoring night was the way it ended.
Barrett made two of his career-high six 3-pointers in the final two minutes to finish with 35 points, and the New York Knicks beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-117 on Saturday night for their fifth victory in six games to start the season.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 21 points, RJ Barrett added 20 and the New York Knicks hung on to hand the Chicago Bulls their first loss of the season 104-103 on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 21 points, RJ Barrett added 20 and the New York Knicks hung on to hand the Chicago Bulls their first loss of the season, 104-103, on Thursday night.
Julius Randle had 13 points, 16 rebound and nine assists.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 19 points in his best game with his hometown team and the New York Knicks snapped a 15-game losing streak against the Philadelphia 76ers with a 112-99 victory Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — With Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier, the New York Knicks can do things they couldn't last season.
Or the three seasons before that.
Walker scored 19 points in his best game with his hometown team and the Knicks snapped a 15-game losing streak against the Philadelphia 76ers with a 112-99 victory Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Terrence Ross scored all 22 of his points in the fourth quarter, and the Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 110-104 on Sunday night.
Ross was one of six Orlando players to score in double figures as the Magic snapped a season-opening two—game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle scored 35 points, Evan Fournier made the go-ahead 3-pointer in the second overtime and added 32 against his former team, and the New York Knicks outlasted Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics 138-134 on Wednesday night.
Lonzo Ball looks good in Chicago. Kemba Walker has always looked good at Madison Square Garden.
One game into their preseasons, the Bulls and New York Knicks have to like what they see from their new backcourts.
NEW YORK (AP) — The “Welcome to New York” signs decorating the outside of Madison Square Garden and hanging behind him were nice, though unnecessary.
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics finalized a sign-and-trade with the Knicks on Tuesday, sending guard Evan Fournier along with a 2023 second-round draft pick and conditional 2022 second-round pick to New York in exchange for cash considerations.
A decade into his NBA career, Kemba Walker is heading home.
The four-time All-Star point guard will sign with the New York Knicks after agreeing to a buyout with the Oklahoma City Thunder, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics are bringing Al Horford back, trading point guard Kemba Walker to Oklahoma City for the five-time All-Star on Friday in Brad Stevens' first major move since he moved from the Boston bench to the front office.
NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday has won the Joe Dumars Trophy as the NBA player who best represents the ideals of sportsmanship on the court.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics were one of the NBA's worst teams over the final month of the regular season.
Thanks to Jayson Tatum, they’ll still have a chance to make a playoff run.
Tatum scored 32 of his 50 points in the second half, and the Celtics rallied to beat the Washington Wizards 118-100 in the play-in round on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 26 points and 11 rebounds as the short-handed Boston Celtics cruised to a 124-108 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday.
Evan Fournier added 18 points and was 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Celtics can stop chasing, get some rest and hopefully heal up. They're play-in bound.
Kevin Love scored a season-high 30 points, Collin Sexton added 28 and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 102-94 win in their home finale, locking Boston into one of the four play-in spots in the Eastern Conference...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Already missing All-Star forward Jaylen Brown because of a serious wrist injury, the Boston Celtics will also be without Kemba Walker and Marcus Smart when they play the reeling Cavaliers on Wednesday night in a game with playoff implications...
BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Herro scored 24 points and the Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot and sent the Boston Celtics to the brink of the play-in tournament Tuesday night with a 129-121 victory.
Miami moved into a tie with idle Atlanta for fifth place in the Eastern Conference...
CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine and Coby White each scored 25 points and the Chicago Bulls overcame a big effort by Kemba Walker to beat the Boston Celtics 121-99 on Friday night.
With their playoff hopes fading and fans at the United Center for the first time this season, the Bulls had their way with the Celtics...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kemba Walker tied a season high with 32 points in his return from a four-game injury absence, Evan Fournier had 18 points in his first game back in Orlando since being traded, and the Boston Celtics routed the Magic 132-96 on Wednesday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant missed his third straight game Friday against Boston after Nets coach Steve Nash said the forward's bruised left thigh hadn't healed enough to play...
BOSTON (AP) — A few days off went a long way for Kemba Walker.
Walker matched his season high with 32 points and the Boston Celtics rolled to a 99-86 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night...
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 44 points to win a shootout with Stephen Curry, who had 47, and Kemba Walker made a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to lead the Boston Celtics to their sixth straight win, 119-114 over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night...
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum got into a shootout with Stephen Curry, and Celtics came out on top.
Tatum scored 44 points — the second-highest total in his career — and Kemba Walker made a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to help Boston beat the Golden State Warriors 119-114 on Saturday night...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 32 points, including a key 3-pointer in the final moments, and the Boston Celtics held off the Portland Trail Blazers 116-115 on Tuesday night to extend their winning streak to four games...
Dallas Mavericks (24-21, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (23-24, seventh in the Eastern Conference)...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 34 points, Marcus Smart had 23 and the Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee 122-114 on Friday night to snap the Bucks’ eight-game winning streak and spilt the two-game series...
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics president Danny Ainge didn’t get everything he wanted at the trade deadline...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo feared the worst when he saw Boston's Daniel Theis all alone with the game on the line...