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Can Rose be the PG Knicks, Porzingis need?

Is an aggressive Derrick Rose good for the Knicks' playoff chances? Or is he hurting the the play of young star Kristaps Porzingis? The answer could determine his future in New York.

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McGee almost inbounds from the wrong end (0:31)
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Saric fakes and drops Jerebko to the floor (0:26)
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Rose has found new life in New York (0:52)
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Wade does a lot of winning against LeBron (1:29)
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Leonard hits game winner for Spurs (0:28)
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DeRozan passes Carter on Raptors' field goals list (0:30)
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Ryan compares Westbrook's numbers to Robertson (1:02)
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LeBron not thinking about Finals rematch (0:45)
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Skate night in the NBA (0:58)
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Stephen A. gives Towns the edge over Porzingis (1:55)

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Rough, rough week for J.R. Smith. Beyond the Jason Terry play he endured a 4-for-32 shooting funk including 20 straight misses, 15 from deep

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

Marquette's Sam Hauser doing his best Steve Novak imitation. Already has career high 19 at Georgia. Fellow frosh, Howard, been good, too.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

By night's end 24 of the NBA's 30 teams will have played 20+ games ... so we're essentially one-fourth of the way through the regular season

Zach Lowe @ZachLowe_NBA

Nice to see McRoberts hit some shots last night. Harkless continues to be a bright spot for Portland.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

True story: James Harden and Boston's Avery Bradley are the only players to hit a 3 in every single one of their teams' games this season.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Trevor Ariza (back) said he feels better and did some light shooting but isn't going to practice.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said Trevor Ariza (back) is feeling better and he's day-to-day. Nene (knee) should be fine for Monday's game against Boston.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Remember Sean Kilpatrick's 38 points against the Clippers? The first Net to score 20+ points in a fourth quarter since Devin Harris in 2008.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Jazz PG George Hill will miss his third consecutive game Monday against the Lakers due to his sprained left toe, a source said. Utah is hoping George can return either Tuesday against the Suns or Thursday against the Warriors.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

A nice feather in the Rockets' chapeau: Houston and Golden State are the only two NBA teams that haven't lost two games in a row this season

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

MAN did 15-year-old me LOVE Bernard King!

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

13 straight games with at least 20 points for @JimmyButler is the Bulls' longest such streak since 24 in a row for Michael Jordan in '96-97.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Charlotte took a 10-point lead into the fourth quarter of its home loss to Minnesota and had won 22 straight at home with a cushion that big

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Strange: Dallas has an NBA-low four victories ... but all of them are double-digits.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Stephen Curry had his 13th 20-point quarter since the start of last season Saturday night; Dame Lillard is next in line in that span with 4.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Maurice Ndour has been recalled from Westchester Knicks and will be available for Sunday's game against the Kings. Ndour had 12 points, 6 rebounds, 4 blocks and two steals in Westchester's win on Saturday.