New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek said the Knicks are running the triangle more now than they were earlier in the season. One reason? They think it helps defensive balance.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, Kristaps Porzingis and Joakim Noah are out tonight against Philly. Porzingis may play on Monday against Toronto. Noah is unlikely to play Monday.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Courtney Lee getting shots up before tonight's Knicks-Sixers game:

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose's agent, B.J. Armstrong, said that he and Rose understand that the Knicks were operating in their best interests when talking to opposing teams about a Rose deal before the trade deadline. "It was an opportunity to see what his value truly was throughout the league," Armstrong said on Sirius XM NBA radio on Saturday. "So as you can see, through all the reports, there were teams that were interested in him and what he does and what he brings to the court."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose's agent, B.J. Armstrong, reiterated on Saturday that Rose "wants to be in New York" after the Knicks included the player in trade discussions prior to the trade deadline on Thursday. "Like I've said all along, and like he's said all along, you know what, he wants to be in New York. He feels comfortable there," Armstrong said on Sirius XM NBA radio. "But we understand the business."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets owner Woody Johnson on Nick Mangold, the longest-tenured Jet: "For the past 11 years, Nick Mangold has been a cornerstone of our team both on and off the field. As our Pro Bowl center, Nick consistently demonstrated superior skill and unmatched toughness. Equally important, off the field, Nick exhibited respect, sensitivity and compassion for the causes he supported. It has been a privilege to have known Nick these many years and, for all of us, I say Nick will always be a Jet."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

No surprise here: The Jets are in full housecleaning mode. They're dumping salary and trying to get younger. Nick Mangold, 33, had a $9.1 million cap charge in the final year of his contract. The entire amount will be cleared from the cap. Mangold, one of the most accomplished players in team history, was respected from the moment he walked in the door in 2006. But he missed eight games last season due to an ankle injury that didn't heal as quickly as he had hoped. You're up, Wesley Johnson. Good luck.

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Phillies' Franco hits inside-the-park HR in win (0:40)
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Las jovenes promesas de los Yankees (1:57)

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Before and after talking to reporters, Derrick Rose said he had to go to catch a flight to Chicago. A Knicks spokesperson said Rose was joking and was not flying to Chicago. Rose missed a game against New Orleans on Jan. 9 when he went to Chicago for a family issue but did not tell the Knicks. He was fined by the team.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose spoke with Jeff Hornacek and Steve Mills after practice and said he holds no grudges toward the Knicks for having trade talks with Minnesota involving the point guard. "We didn't talk about any of that to tell you the truth," Rose said. "I hadn't received no calls about it. I am going to be professional about the situation, I know what it is. There are no grudges and no hard feelings about what was going on, if I was on the trading block or whatever. I know it is part of it. I want to be here. That is how I feel and he told me that I was alright."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek says Kristaps Porzingis is doubtful to play against the Sixers. Hornacek says Porzingis is moving around better but it could be a few days before he returns.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Joakim Noah shooting free throws at the end the end of Knicks practice.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis said there's no ligament damage to his sprained ankle. He won't play against the Sixers tomorrow. He didn't rule out playing against Toronto on Monday but Knicks very likely could keep him out.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis shooting free throws in sandals. He's out of his walking boot that he wore for precautionary reasons but doesn't look good for tomorrow against Sixers.

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Judge clubs a solo shot off the scoreboard in win (0:45)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis: "We want to finish the season halfway decent. We got to give our all now these last whatever games we have. Just for ourselves and to give the fans enjoyment just need to give everything we have. Hopefully we can get on a run. It's tough we haven't still found that connection where we can just play free and playing our basketball. We're still trying to find that."

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis sprained his ankle when he stepped on teammate Willy Hernangomez's foot. He plans to get further tests on the ankle Friday and was in a walking boot late Thursday night. Porzingis said his ankle 'swelled up' and 'it didn't feel too good.' He was unsure when he'd return. The Knicks play next on Saturday.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Even a die-hard Knicks fan has to find this line from Charles Barkley funny: "I was talking to Spike Lee at All Star Weekend, he's dying to get kicked out of the Garden. He don't wanna watch this s—t," Barkley said on TNT Thursday night.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo was asked if he understands management's vision for the future of the team. I'm paraphrasing, but he essentially said that he didn't.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs won 119-104 over the Knicks on Thursday. LeBron James 18p on 7-of-11 shooting 15a 13r 3b; Kyrie Irving 23p 6a; Kyle Korver 20p on 6-of-10 shooting from 3; Tristan Thompson 10p 14r 4b; Richard Jefferson 14p on 5-of-6 shooting; Derrick Williams 10p; Channing Frye 14p.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis is in a walking boot. He says he'll probably get further testing on his sprained ankle tomorrow.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

After a day of deadline drama - and no trades - the Knicks come out and remind you why they are a team that's on the outside of the playoff race looking in. They were destroyed by the defending champs -- and the game wasn't close for most of the final three quarters. The Knicks are 12 games under .500 and have dropped eight of 10.

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