New York Knicks and Rangers CEO Andy Lustgarten resigns

MSG Sports President and CEO Andrew Lustgarten will step down at the end of the year, the team announced Friday. Lustgarten, 47, a childhood friend of MSG Executive Chair James Dolan, has run the business side for the Knicks and Rangers since MSG split ownership of the sports teams from arenas and the cable television … Read more

Four Thoughts on the Rockets 2022-23 Season Schedule

Hard to believe, but we are just eight weeks from the start of the NBA season. On Wednesday, the association released the full 82-game schedules for its teams including the Houston Rockets. While last year was a generally forgettable one from a wins and losses standpoint, the end result was a draft pick that landed … Read more

The NBA trade market is stalled: What it means for the Knicks and the rest of the league

That famous Timofey Mozgov contract from six years ago caught even Mozgov off guard. For those who have not memorized long-ago markets for role players, here’s a refresher: The Los Angeles Lakers began the 2016 offseason by handing Mozgov, a light-scoring big man, a four-year, $64 million pact. The contract immediately became the talk of … Read more

Yankees, Aaron Judge arbitration questions before free agency

Judgment day is here. Today, Aaron Judge’s arbitration hearing is scheduled to take place. Today, the MVP candidate who capped last night’s comeback 7-6 win over the Astros with a walk-off hit will battle with the team he does battle for every game. Barring a last-minute settlement, the team worth approximately $ 6 billion will … Read more

Obi Toppin, Knicks looking to play spoiler vs. Kevin Durant, Nets

Obi Toppin wants to be able to guard players like Kevin Durant. Lucky for him, he might get an opportunity to do just that on Wednesday. “We’re gonna see,” Toppin said. “He’s a great player. I will never back down from any matchup – if that opportunity comes, I’m gonna hold my ground. ” That … Read more

Knicks Win At The AAC In Dallas Again, Blowing Out The Mavericks – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Dallas native Julius Randle came home with the New York Knicks and scored 26 points to help the team win for the fifth consecutive time at the AAC, blowing out the Mavericks 107-77 on Wednesday night. RJ Barrett added 18 points for the Knicks, who won their third straight following a seven-game … Read more

Julius Randle’s career-high 46 points spark Knicks’ win over Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Julius Randle got fined by the NBA Sunday and then got even. This time it was the Knicks’ turn to rally from a big deficit and capture a desperately needed victory. Randle exploded for a career-high 46 points to lead a 44-point third-quarter barrage as the Knicks rallied from 19 points down … Read more

Instant observations: Sixers beat Knicks again in James Harden’s Philly debut

James Harden, Joel Embiid, and Tyrese Maxey co-starred in another Sixers victory, beating the Knicks 123-108 with what is quickly becoming a familiar formula for this group. Here’s what I saw. The Good • James Harden’s offensive brilliance was just about the only thing keeping the Sixers out of the abyss in the first half … Read more

Instant observations: Sixers beat Knicks with another Embiid and Harden masterclass

(Embiid’s improved conditioning is a piece of this. He is running the floor harder and faster than ever, he’s hitting gaps in the lane quicker, and he has more left in the tank when it counts in the fourth.) The problem for opposing defenses is that Embiid is still capable of doing everything else that … Read more

Knicks spoil RJ Barrett’s career 46-point night in loss to Heat

RJ Barrett scored a career-high 46 points, but the first game out of the All-Star break turned into Black Friday for the Knicks at the Garden. After Derrick Rose’s return was scrapped by another “procedure” to his right ankle, the Knicks lost to the Heat, 115-100, and to make matters worse, they lost rookie shooting … Read more