Knicks beat Hawks to end team-record 18-game losing streak

Knicks beat Hawks to end team-record 18-game losing streak

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The New York Knicks snapped their single-season franchise record 18-game losing streak on Thursday with a 106-91 win at the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday. "It would have been very easy for us to check out and get to wherever we were going to go [during the All Star break], but we were desperate men," Knicks coach David Fizdale said. "Those guys wanted this game really badly and came out and they showed that."nike nfl jerseys cheap china The Knicks players and Fizdale seemed relieved on the sideline once it was clear that New York had secured the win. The Knicks last won on Jan. 4. "We've got a lot of competitors in the locker room as well as our staff, so it's a great feeling; it's a great feeling," said…
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Kyrie Irving says call to LeBron James was needed ‘to move forward’

Kyrie Irving says call to LeBron James was needed ‘to move forward’

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Kyrie Irving said his phone call to LeBron James earlier this year to apologize was necessary in part because he "didn't address the situation" while the two of them were teammates in Cleveland. "Well, I think that, you know, it takes a very, very strong individual to replay a lot of the experiences that you've had," Irving told ESPN's Rachel Nichols. "A lot of anger that you've had built up, where you didn't address the situation and you allowed it to fester. And then it was just combustion. "But for me, it's just ... apologizing, yeah, that was a step for me, just to move forward in my life." When asked about his phone call at All-Star Weekend's media day Saturday in Charlotte, North Carolina, Irving had far less to…
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Pistons’ Blake Griffin scores 44 vs. Clippers, says he didn’t snub owner Steve Ballmer

Pistons’ Blake Griffin scores 44 vs. Clippers, says he didn’t snub owner Steve Ballmer

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Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin turned in an emphatic, 44-point performance in his first meeting at Staples Center against his former team as the Pistons prevailed over the LA Clippers, 109-104 on Saturday. "It was nice to get that game over with," Griffin said. "I kind of compare it to the first game of the year in a way. There's such a big hype leading up to it, and then once it's done, you have to play 81 more. Now we have to play 41 more or whatever it is. It's over, and I'm moving on, they're moving on."nfl cheap nike jerseys The sold-out crowd at Staples Center received Griffin warmly during player introductions. During the first timeout of the game, the Clippers honored Griffin with a video tribute, a…
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NBA: How to watch Week 14 on ESPN

NBA: How to watch Week 14 on ESPN

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It's set to be another huge week of NBA action in the States, and here's how you can catch the best of it on ESPN and ESPN 2. The action kicks off on Thursday at 12.15pm AEDT on ESPN with a huge Eastern Conference clash between the Toronto Raptors and the Boston Celtics,cheap official nike nfl jerseys followed by a Western Conference showdown between the defending champion Golden State Warriors and thew Anthony Davis-led New Orleans Pelicans at 2.35pm AEDT. On Friday, the Philadelphia 76ers and Indiana Pacers meet in the city of brotherly love from 11.00am (AEDT) on ESPN, while later, the LeBron James-less Los Angeles Lakers take on the Oklahoma City Thunder at 1.30pm AEDT. The weekend action kicks off on Saturday at 12.15pm AEDT on ESPN when…
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Luke Walton: Lakers ‘need more passion’ from Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram

Luke Walton: Lakers ‘need more passion’ from Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram

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After a 108-86 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves dropped the Los Angeles Lakers to 1-5 without LeBron James this season, Lakers coach Luke Walton said he wants to see more fire from his team's two former lottery picks, Lonzo Ball and Brandon Ingram, as they try to make it through James' absence. "They're trying, but they're young," Walton said of Ball and Ingram, both just 21 years old. "At some point, we need more passion. We need more fight. And that's not scoring more. That's more diving for loose balls, communicating loudly, grabbing [rebounds].cheap nfl jerseys china nike "Brandon had some really nice crack-back rebounds tonight that we can get out and run [from]. We need that all the time from him. So, it's not just them, but until we…
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Fantasy NBA Daily Notes: Riding the Kings’ pace to success

Fantasy NBA Daily Notes: Riding the Kings’ pace to success

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An impressive offensive season continued over the weekend with the dynastic Golden State Warriors and the upstart Sacramento Kings combining for an NBA record 41 3-pointers on Saturday night in a compelling contest that saw the teams total 250 points in regulation. The previous record of 40 was set in February of last season in a game between the Timberwolves and Cavaliers.china nike nfl jerseys cheap Stephen Curry certainly contributed to the game's gravity, posting his 11th career game with at least 10 3-pointers, the most in league history. Teammate Klay Thompson has the next most such games in NBA history with four. The Kings, thanks to the deft playmaking of Bogdan Bogdanovic -- who has scored in double-figures in eight straight, averaging 18.1 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 4.3 APG, 1.4…
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Celtics’ Al Horford diagnosed with left knee problem

Celtics’ Al Horford diagnosed with left knee problem

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Boston Celtics center Al Horford will miss "at least a few games" after being diagnosed with patellofemoral pain syndrome in his left knee, coach Brad Stevens said Wednesday. Gordon Hayward and Jaylen Brown also sat out Wednesday night's 130-125 overtime win against the Washington Wizards due to illness.cheap nfl nike jerseys china The 32-year-old Horford, who is averaging 12.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game for the Celtics this season, has missed the past two games after a 19-point, 12-rebound performance against the New York Knicks on Thursday. "This is one of those things that it just wasn't getting better," Horford said, according to the Celtics' official Twitter account. Horford told reporters on Monday that he's been dealing with inflammation in his left knee for nearly a month.buy…
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Joakim Noah: Being ‘too lit’ contributed to struggles with Knicks

Joakim Noah: Being ‘too lit’ contributed to struggles with Knicks

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Memphis Grizzlies center Joakim Noah intimated that he partied too much in New York during his disappointing tenure with the Knicks.cheap nike nfl jerseys china Noah signed a four-year, $72 million contract with New York in 2016 and was waived prior to the start of the regular season. He was asked on The Ringer's "The Chris Vernon Show" about what went wrong during his stint with the Knicks. "I don't think it was one thing. I think it was a lot of things. I'm not here to blame anybody or it's anybody's fault," Noah said. "It just didn't work out. I could look back on it and say I thought I was ready for New York City, and I wasn't. And it's something that I've got to live with." Noah…
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Kawhi will be the next great test of Toronto’s place in the NBA

Kawhi will be the next great test of Toronto’s place in the NBA

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How the best basketball players in the world answer this question governs the entire power structure of the NBA. No two players hold every team in the same regard, and the impressions of these teams fluctuate day to day. But it's not hard to identify which organizations can be found on the good list, which ones reside on the bad list and which are in between. Who can get an audience with the summer's marquee free agents? Who struggles to retain their homegrown stars? Which teams do the best players feel offer them the best chance to achieve their professional goals?nfl nike jerseys cheap china In fairness to the people who run these organizations, the playing field isn't level. They can't account for market appeal or championships won decades ago.…
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Thon Maker proud to be a Boomer, will play World Cup and Olympics

Thon Maker proud to be a Boomer, will play World Cup and Olympics

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Thon Maker says his heart will always be in South Sudan but he is proud to play for Australia at the Olympics and World Cup. Maker, an athletic 216cm tall forward/centre for the Milwaukee Bucks, has described how there were attempts to coax him to play international basketball for Team USA and Canada.cheap nike nfl jerseys paypal But the 21-year-old rebuffed the US and Canadian interest because he wanted to show gratitude to Australia for accepting his family as refugees from war-torn Sudan when he was seven-years-old. "For me it was like giving back to Australia," Maker said in an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "Just to say thank you for taking me and my family in. I had a great life when I was over there; my family…
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