New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

As the Knicks increase their lead to 20 with 10 minutes to play, one fan at MSG yells, "The Knicks are playing themselves!"‬ Most NYK fans would like to see the team lose games to improve their Lottery position.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks are making the extra pass to set up quality shots tonight, shooting 58 percent through three quarters against Detroit. Jeff Hornacek, who has been preaching ball movement all season, must be wondering where this has been all season.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose seemed to come up a little lame after hitting a layup over Andre Drummond but if you needed prove of his athleticism or leg strength, he just showed you plenty. It's hard for anyone to finish over Drummond - let alone a 6-3 guard.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Orlando trails Toronto by 16 at halftime so, baring a Magic comeback, a Knicks win tonight would leave them with the NBA's 6th-worst record.‬ They are currently tied with Orlando and Philadelphia for the fourth-worst record in the league.

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Melo steals it, hits a 3 (0:23)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek intimated that the performance-enhancer Joakim Noah was suspended for was not provided by the team. "I don't know if it's from the training staff – it's over the counter,'' Hornacek said. ".... Most of these guys, they want to do something on the side, they check with our trainers, analyze it, take a look at it. Sometimes you can't control these guys if they're taking other supplements they buy in the store."

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Hernangomez dunks it with authority (0:26)
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Porzingis jukes defender en route to alley-oop jam (0:16)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks have moved the ball pretty well in triangle sets tonight. They have 8 assists on 13 makes and are shooting 68% from the floor ten minutes in. Derrick Rose has been effective in pick and roll sets, notching three assists so far.

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Harris drives at Porzingis for layup (0:15)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks starters tonight vs. Detroit: Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, Willy Hernangomez, Courtney Lee, Derrick Rose.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Stan Van Gundy: "I cannot imagine that you're at Georgetown and you don't hire Patrick Ewing." Says Hoyas are lucky that Ewing would even consider leaving the NBA for a college job.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek said the hope is that Joakim Noah can be cleared for Wednesday's game against Miami, which would start the clock on his 20-game suspension. Noah would still need to be cleared by NBA doctors before he returns to the court.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeff Hornacek says Joakim Noah will be reevaluated tonight to determine if he can be cleared for practice.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Lance Thomas (hip) is out tonight. Carmelo Anthony is back after missing two games due to knee soreness.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony will play tonight.

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The Knicks will be eliminated from playoff contention with a loss to the Pistons on Monday night. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Francis, Kendall Gill, Donte Greene, Jumaine Jones, Ronald Murray, Joe Smith, DeShawn Stevenson, Mike Sweetney, and Hakim Warrick have been added to the player draft pool for Ice Cube's BIG3 League, a 3-on-3 league for ex-NBA players.

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Marshall hopes to see more players involved in owners' meetings (0:41)
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Marshall to offer experience to help Beckham (0:44)

1927 Yankees diary

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    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.