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  1. D-Will: Felton a better point guard than Lin

    The Associated Press

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brooklyn Nets All-Star Deron Williams said Saturday that Raymond Felton is a better playmaker than the point guard he replaced in New York, Jeremy Lin. Lin outplayed Williams last Feb. 4 in a stunning performance off the b...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  2. Melo: Amare and I laugh off criticism

    The Associated Press

    Carmelo Anthony is in Puerto Rico to unveil remodeled basketball courts at a public housing complex and play a bit of softball with celebrity friends. During the unveiling in San Juan, Anthony said he was looking forward to bonding with the Knicks...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  3. Lin, Novak retain 'Early Bird' rights

    The Associated Press

    The NBA and the players' association have reached a settlement that clarifies some rights that Jeremy Lin and three other players have entering free agency. The rule will now be that players who are claimed from waivers will have the same "Early B...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  4. Stephon Marbury denies hitting fan

    The Associated Press

    Former NBA star Stephon Marbury has denied hitting a fan after a testy playoff loss in a Chinese Basketball Association game. The 35-year-old Marbury and his Beijing Ducks teammates were trapped in their team van after their 102-100 road loss Sund...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  5. Green signs second 10-day contract

    The Associated Press

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New Jersey Nets have signed Gerald Green to a second 10-day contract. General manager Billy King announced the deal on Thursday. Green has averaged 5.6 points and 2.0 rebounds in five games since signing the first ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  6. Chandler receives ring, ovation in Dallas

    The Associated Press

    AP Photo/Tony GutierrezTyson Chandler In a short ceremony before Tuesday night's game in Dallas, Knicks center Tyson Chandler became the last player from the Mavericks' 2010-11 team to get his NBA championship ring. A video of Chandler's highli...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  7. D-Will finishes third in Skills Competition

    The Associated Press

    Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty ImagesDeron Williams ORLANDO, Fla. -- San Antonio point guard Tony Parker won the Skills Competition of the NBA's All-Star Saturday night festivities. Parker was the only one of six participants to break 30 seconds in the...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  8. Overlook Lin? Kobe wouldn't tolerate it

    The Associated Press

    Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty ImagesJeremy Lin appeared at a Nike event in Orlando on Saturday. ORLANDO, Fla. -- If Kobe Bryant ever owns a team, his personnel department better not overlook a guy like Jeremy Lin. Bryant said he is still amazed that n...

    Blog | February 25, 2012
  9. Linsanity over trademark

    The Associated Press

    The fanatical frenzy surrounding New York Knicks Jeremy Lin is becoming even more Linsane. A trademark war is brewing over the catch-phrase that describes the crazed excitement around Lin. Since his breakout 25-point game against the Nets on ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  10. Roger Federer keeps tabs on Linsanity

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Roger Federer is a big basketball fan, so he's keeping tabs on Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin and hopes they can meet. On a conference call Thursday to promote a March 5 exhibition against Andy Roddick at Madison Square Garden -- home, ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  11. Manu to return Saturday vs. Nets

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Manu Ginobili will return to the San Antonio Spurs' lineup on Saturday in New Jersey after missing more than a month with a broken left hand. Ginobili practiced Friday and will play against the Nets, though coach Gregg Popovich wasn't ...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  12. MSG profit falls due to lockout

    The Associated Press

    The Madison Square Garden Co. said Wednesday that the shortened NBA season drove its second-quarter profit down nearly 22 percent The lockout delayed the start of the regular basketball season by about two months. As a result, the New York Knicks ...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  13. Hump hears boos in D.C. too

    The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- Apparently, Washington Wizards fans are keeping up with the Kardashians. Otherwise, why would they have booed Kris Humphries so vociferously? Nets forward Humphries -- whose short-lived marriage to Kim Kardashian was chronicled on ...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  14. Prokhorov ... for president ... of Russia?

    The Associated Press

    Mikhail Prokhorov, one of Russia's richest tycoons and the owner of the Nets basketball team, said Monday he will run against Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in the March presidential election. Prokhorov, whose wealth the Forbes magazine has estimat...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  15. Vander Weide denies drunk dialing D-12

    The Associated Press

    Retiring Magic chairman and chief executive officer Bob Vander Weide says he wasn't intoxicated when he spoke to Orlando's Dwight Howard during a late-night phone call earlier this week and that it hasn't affected their professional relationship in a...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  16. Rose wants to do away with salary cap

    The Associated Press

    HONOLULU -- Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose has established himself among the elite NBA players in just three seasons. His salary, however, doesn't come anywhere near the top in the league, let alone his own team. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 26, 2011