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Vintage Rose on display against the Wolves (0:29)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose says he's loved everything about his experience with the Knicks thus far. As far as signing with New York long-term? "Who knows?" he says. "I'll have wait 'till the end of this year and figure things out. But I would to love be here though."

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Knicks sweep home-and-home with Wolves (1:08)

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Source says Pedro Lopez will be promoted from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Las Vegas as manager, succeeding Wally Backman. Frank Viola will remain pitching coach and Jack Voigt will remain hitting coach.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks 118, Timberwolves 114: the Knicks (10-9) complete a sweep of a home and home series against Minnesota to reach .500 for the latest point in a season since 2012-13. Kyle O'Quinn (20 points, 13 rebounds) was fantastic in place of an injured Joakim Noah. Carmelo Anthony had a strong shooting night (29 points on 20 shots) after struggling in the past 3 games; Derrick Rose added 24 points and five assists.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

How's this for a defensive sequence? Kyle O'Quinn blocks Karl-Anthony Towns' layup attempt off of a post move and he and Kristaps Porzingis combine to block Towns' next attempt. It preserves a six-point Knicks lead and essentially seals the win. O'Quinn is having the best outing of his 102-game Knick tenure.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

How's this for a defensive sequence? Kyle O'Quinn blocks Karl-Anthony Towns' layup attempt off of a post move and he and Kristaps Porzingis combine to block Towns' next attempt. It preserves a six-point Knicks lead and essentially seals the win. O'Quinn is having the best outing of his 102-game Knick tenure.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

If Derrick Rose really wants to be a Knick for life, he's doing a good job selling himself tonight. He has 21 pints and five assists and just scored on back-to-back possessions in impressive fashion. He hit a layup in traffic and then drilled an 18-foot step back over Kris Dunn, an excellent defender.

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LaVine to Muhammad for alley-oop (0:27)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle O'Quinn's fingerprints are all over this game. He has 18 points and 11 rebounds in 25 minutes and may have saved the Knicks in the last 90 seconds. He has an offensive rebound and putback to give the Knicks a one-point lead and then drew an foul while going for a rebound on the next possession.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Wow. The Knicks led by 14 midway through the third quarter and have blown that advantage quickly. The game is tied at 100-100 with eight minutes to play. The Knicks' reserve unit has been awful early in the fourth quarter. Jeff Hornacek turns back to Derrick Rose to try to calm things down.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

After missing 46 of his previous 60 shots, Carmelo Anthony seems to have found his shooting touch again. He has 25 points on 16 shots tonight and has hit 5 of his 8 3-point attempts. He hasn't forced any shots either; most of his attempts have come off of a pass from a teammate.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Zach LaVine told reporters in Minnesota that he'd like to try to dunk on Kristaps Porzingis. He gave it a shot in the third quarter tonight but was rejected by Porzingis, who is averaging 2.6 blocks per game in his last 5 games.

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Porzingis' block leads to Melo 3 (0:30)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Exactly how Phil Jackson drew it up: a Kristaps Porzingis block is gathered by Derrick Rose, who finds Carmelo Anthony for a 3-pointer in transition. The Knicks are up by 12 on Minnesota. With a win, they'll be a game over .500. This would be latest in the season they'd be over .500 since 2013.

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Nothing blue about Big Blue's defense

The Giants will take a six-game winning streak into Pittsburgh on Sunday. New York hasn't allowed more than two TDs in a game in two months (Minnesota, 24-10 on Oct. 3).

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Will Rockets match on Motiejunas?

The Rockets have 72 hours to decide whether to match Brooklyn's offer to Donatas Motiejunas. Should they? And would Motiejunas help the Nets?

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Karl-Anthony Towns put up a career-high 47 points on Wednesday against New York. It's safe to say he isn't going to break that mark tonight. He's just 1-for-7 thus far in the first half and has four points against New York. The T-Wolves trail by 11 but have been outscored by 23 in Towns' 14 minutes.

1927 Yankees diary

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