Étiquette : rj barrett

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Knicks’ play-in hopes all but dashed after loss to Hawks

    Knicks’ play-in hopes all but dashed after loss to Hawks

    Trae Young masterfully stuck it to the Knicks and their fans once again. The 2021 postseason villain and his Hawks essentially have ended the Knicks’ season for a second consecutive spring, silencing the booing Garden crowd with 45 points and eight assists in a 117-111 victory Tuesday night to push the Knicks ever-closer to mathematical […]

  • RJ Barrett propels Knicks to blowout win over Trail Blazers

    RJ Barrett propels Knicks to blowout win over Trail Blazers

    The Knicks have posted a better winning percentage than their opponents on Wednesday night have this season, even if the undermanned Trail Blazers have a far more realistic chance to reach the playoffs in the opposite conference. The Knicks kept their faint postseason hopes mathematically alive, while damaging Portland’s chances, however, with a 128-98 blowout […]

  • Knicks coming to grips with slim playoff hopes after loss to Nets

    Knicks coming to grips with slim playoff hopes after loss to Nets

    RJ Barrett has encountered some difficulty converting free throws this season, so it figured that one he was trying to miss on purpose found nothing but net. Barrett attempted to clank one from the stripe with the Knicks trailing by two with 2.6 seconds remaining for a chance at an offensive rebound, but his swish […]

  • Playoff situations, not rivalry, will be motivation for Nets, Knicks

    Playoff situations, not rivalry, will be motivation for Nets, Knicks

    The Nets and Knicks don’t seem to be taking extra incentive in their cross-river rivalry. Their dire standings situations will be motivation enough Sunday. It’s easy to see how one team — or both — could be flat for the nationally televised game at Barclays Center (1 pm, ABC). The Knicks will be on the […]