Étiquette : new york knicks

  • Obi Toppin scores career-high 35 points as Knicks rout Wizards

    Obi Toppin scores career-high 35 points as Knicks rout Wizards

    WASHINGTON — Obi Toppin, with his name being chanted nearly the entire game in the nation’s capital, scored a career-high 35 points as the Knicks bounced back from a 10-0 hole to rout the Wizards, 114-92, at Capital One Arena on Friday night. The Knicks moved to 36-45 with one game left in their season, […]

  • Kevin Durant sparks Nets to crucial comeback win over Knicks

    Kevin Durant sparks Nets to crucial comeback win over Knicks

    Knicks fans are still bitter about Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving picking the Nets. Then the two stars reminded them why, lifting Brooklyn to a much-needed 110-98 come-from-behind victory before a sellout crowd of 19,812 at the Garden. At halftime the Nets had dug a 17-point hole, and Irving had even gotten into it verbally […]

  • Obi Toppin, Immanuel Quickley prompting Knicks’ questions

    Obi Toppin, Immanuel Quickley prompting Knicks’ questions

    It looked as promising as any development in this poor season. Immanuel Quickley rushed the ball downcourt and saw Obi Toppin sprinting step-for-step with his defender. Well aware of his teammate’s explosiveness, Quickley lobbed a lead pass that assumed Toppin would break away, and he did for an easy dunk in Sunday’s third quarter. The […]

  • Immanuel Quickley’s triple-double powers Knicks over Magic

    Immanuel Quickley’s triple-double powers Knicks over Magic

    ORLANDO, Fla. — RJ Barrett and Mitchell Robinson wanted to forget their performances in the blowout loss to Cleveland on Saturday. Immanuel Quickley and Obi Toppin wanted to continue their momentum. It all happened in a perfect storm that featured the first triple-double of Quickley’s career. A day later, Barrett and Robinson reversed their fortunes […]

  • Julius Randle denies seeking trade from Knicks after hearing boos

    Julius Randle denies seeking trade from Knicks after hearing boos

    Julius Randle heard a fair amount of boos during pregame introductions, but the Knicks’ highest-paid player forcefully denied suggestions that he is seeking a trade in the offseason or that he isn’t committed to the organization long term. “That’s not true, bro. That’s just not true, simple as that, it’s not true at all,” Randle […]

  • Julius Randle hears boos in Knicks’ loss to Hornets

    Julius Randle hears boos in Knicks’ loss to Hornets

    Julius Randle heard a fair amount of boos during pregame introductions, and the Knicks couldn’t keep the late-season good times rolling amid rumblings of their highest-paid player’s unhappiness in New York. Randle scored 21 points with seven assists, but the Knicks couldn’t fully erase a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter as their season-best winning […]

  • Tom Thibodeau incredulous about Julius Randle Knicks trade rumor

    Tom Thibodeau incredulous about Julius Randle Knicks trade rumor

    Julius Randle’s intermittent frustration and unhappiness has been evidenced by various instances this season, including a thumbs-down gesture and profane quotes directed at fans and multiple blowups with officials. This year has been a far cry from the two-way love affair Randle enjoyed with New York one season ago, when he was named an All-Star […]

  • Knicks beat Bulls for season-high fourth straight victory

    Knicks beat Bulls for season-high fourth straight victory

    The Knicks’ late-season surge continued at four games and they hardly needed Julius Randle to beat the Bulls 109-104 at the Garden on Monday. For the second straight day, Alec Burks hit the game-sealing corner 3-pointer with 22 seconds left off a great feed from Immanuel Quickley that stretched the Knicks’ lead to four. Burks […]

  • Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau lashes out at social media critics

    Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau lashes out at social media critics

    MIAMI — After a season rife with second-guessing of his rotations and starting lineup, Tom Thibodeau expressed concern that media and social media has tried to drive a wedge between his team by pitting player vs. player. The central theme of a season gone bad revolved around incessant questions on whether certain guys were getting […]

  • Knicks’ youngsters go wild to spark comeback win over Heat

    Knicks’ youngsters go wild to spark comeback win over Heat

    MIAMI — Scores of New Yorkers flock to South Florida in March for Spring Break to have a jolly time, and Friday night, the Knicks’ youngsters had the time of their lives. After a real boring three quarters, with the Knicks trailing the mighty Heat by 15 points, they started throwing a party — with […]