New York Teams

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MSG lights up with Lonzo, Porzingis show down (1:05)
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Allen's rejection sets up Hollis-Jefferson slam (0:27)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Tim Hardaway Jr. is wearing a pretty large boot to protect the stress ailment in his lower left leg. It doesn't seem like he'd be ready to come back any time soon but it's worth noting that he was walking without a limp earlier when he didn't have the boot on. He'll be re-evaluated next Tuesday.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Career-high alert: Kristaps Porzingis has 29 points (11-for-16) with three minutes to go in the third quarter. His career-high is 40.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek subs in Frank Ntilikina, presumably in an effort to cool off Lonzo Ball. Ball has scored or assisted on 10 Laker points in the last three minutes.

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Jack feeds Porzingis for 3-pointer (0:17)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis with five quick points in the second half to energize the MSG crowd. He's scored from all over the floor tonight, hitting 9 of 14 shots.

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Nets heating up from deep early (0:36)
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OBJ, Magic enjoy Lakers-Knicks at MSG (0:16)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton says he stays in touch with ex-Knicks president Phil Jackson and receives coaching advice from him. He commented on Jackson's firing before the Knicks-Lakers game Tuesday. "I don't know all the details of what was going on here, obviously, but a mentor to me like that and someone that means as much to me as Phil does, I feel, I'm not in favor of it happening. But again, I'm coaching in the west coast and I'm not around out here to see everything and how and why everything played out the way it did…. I love the triangle offense. I wanted to see that work. But for whatever reasons it didn't."

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Dinwiddie picks Porter's pocket (0:22)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Lavar Ball's taking pictures and shaking hands at halftime. He's been greeted by both Amar'e Stoudemire and Spike Lee at his courtside seats.

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Porzingis connects again from long range (0:16)
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Hollis-Jefferson banks it home for and-1 (0:18)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Hearing the ‘Kuz' chant at MSG tonight for Laker Kyle Kuzma. That chant used to be reserved for former Knick Mindaugas Kuzminskas.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Frank Ntilikina, the No. 8 pick in 2017, is matched up against Lonzo Ball, the No. 2 pick.

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Porzingis shows off range with deep 3-pointer (0:19)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Odell Beckham Jr. is seated courtside next to Magic Johnson, who received a huge applause from the Garden crowd when shown on the big screen. Beckham Jr. and LaMelo Ball know each other and have talked before. It will be interesting to see if Lonzo Ball and Beckham Jr. meet tonight.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Lavar Ball, LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball are sitting courtside for Knicks-Lakers at Madison Square Garden. Lavar just shook hands with Lakers GM Rob Pelinka.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Whether it's Brandon Ingram or Larry Nance Jr., the Knicks have a mismatch to exploit early with Kristaps Porzingis. It will be interesting to see if they exploit it.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

LaVar Ball, his wife Tina, LaMelo and LiAngelo are seated near the end of celebrity row here at Madison Square Garden, a few seats down from Spike Lee's seats.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets made it official, placing QB Josh McCown (fractured left hand) on injured reserve. They filled the roster spot by activating RB Akeem Judd from the practice squad. They signed former Wisconsin QB Joel Stave to the practice squad, giving them a third arm at practice. Stave was an undrafted free agent in 2016. He has been on four different NFL rosters, most recently the Redskins (practice squad).

Monique Jones ESPN 

From Buster Olney: The Orioles have been talking with other teams about moving Manny Machado, and one of the teams that has expressed interest, according to sources: The Yankees, who currently have a need for a third baseman. The Orioles have not executed a major sell-off in the time that Peter Angelos has been owner of the team, but the circumstances could be right for that. Machado is a free agent at the end of the 2018 season and is expected to test the market, and the Orioles want access to the best prospects – and the Yankees have a very well-stocked farm system. Stay tuned.

Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer 

Mets manager Mickey Callaway isn't ready to commit to Jeurys Familia or anyone else as the team's principal closer in 2018. When asked if a club can succeed over 162 games without a dedicated closer, Callaway said, "Yeah, I think it can if you're having pitchers face the guys they're supposed to face."

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