National Basketball Association rivalries http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23937/all en UPDATE 1-NBA-Rampant Bulls run struggling Cavaliers ragged http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-nba-rampant-bulls-run-struggling-cavaliers-ragged <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Bulls beat Cavaliers for 11th straight time</p> <p>* Dislodge Pacers from top spot in Central division (Adds further detail, quotes)</p> <p>Jan 7 (Reuters) - Carlos Boozer and the Chicago Bulls recovered from a slow start to pummel the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers 118-92 on Monday and take over top spot in the Eastern Conference's Central division.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-1-nba-rampant-bulls-run-struggling-cavaliers-ragged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anderson Varejão Bulls–Heat rivalry Carlos Boozer Chicago Bulls Chicago Bulls Cleveland Cavaliers Cleveland Cavaliers Joakim Noah Luol Deng McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries Person Career Person Location Quotation Taj Gibson Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:54:08 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731500 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Heat beat Knicks for 14th win in a row http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/nba-heat-beat-knicks-14th-win-row <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LeBron James scored 12 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter to lead defending NBA champion Miami past New York 99-93 on Sunday as the Heat matched its record win streak with a 14th victory in a row.</p> <p>James also contributed 11 assists and seven rebounds and his steal and fast break slam dunk with 23 seconds remaining provided a final exclamation point for a Miami squad that lost twice to the Knicks already this season.</p> <p>"We showed we cam play with them," James said. "We can play with anybody, the best in the East and the West."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/nba-heat-beat-knicks-14th-win-row" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 21:30:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772357 at http://www.globalpost.com Anthony's 50 points fires playoff warning shot to Heat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130404/anthonys-50-points-fires-playoff-warning-shot-heat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Carmelo Anthony's stunning 50-point performance led the New York Knicks to a 102-90 win over defending NBA champions Miami on Tuesday, extending their winning streak to nine games.</p><P>The Heat, already having sealed top spot in the Eastern Conference, were without LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers, all sitting out with minor injuries.</p><P>But a third win from four games against Miami this season is a major psychological boost for the Knicks, who could come up against the Heat in the playoffs.</p><P>Knicks head coach Mike Woodson was fullsome in his praise for Anthony, who h</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130404/anthonys-50-points-fires-playoff-warning-shot-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carmelo Anthony McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries Asianet Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:18:14 +0000 Asianet 5801808 at http://www.globalpost.com Bulls stop Knicks streak at 13 with 118-111 OT win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/bulls-stop-knicks-streak-at-13-118-111-ot-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Nate Robinson scored a season-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls stopped another lengthy winning streak, rallying to beat New York 118-111 in overtime Thursday night and end the Knicks’ 13-game run.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/bulls-stop-knicks-streak-at-13-118-111-ot-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries New York Knicks Asianet Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:17:34 +0000 Asianet 5813594 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Heat aim to crown stellar season with another title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/nba-heat-aim-crown-stellar-season-another-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Miami Heat, with superstar LeBron James at the peak of his game, head into the NBA playoffs seeking to cap a stellar regular season with a second straight championship.</p> <p>The Heat's follow-up to last season's title has so far been a campaign that included a monstrous 66 wins and a mammoth 27-game winning streak -- the second-longest in league history.</p> <p>"It's great. It's a testament to the team being committed and being very consistent all year," said Dwyane Wade of the Heat's continuing dominance.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130418/nba-heat-aim-crown-stellar-season-another-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association National Basketball Association playoffs National Basketball Association rivalries AFP Thu, 18 Apr 2013 23:00:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5819768 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Knicks, Nets open playoffs with victories http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/nba-knicks-nets-open-playoffs-victories <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Carmelo Anthony carried his late-season scoring assault into the NBA playoffs Saturday, netting 36 points in the New York Knicks' 85-78 victory over the Boston Celtics in the opener of their first-round series.</p> <p>Anthony shot 13-of-29 from the field and added a half-dozen rebounds and four steals for the Knicks, who were swept by Boston in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs two years ago.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130421/nba-knicks-nets-open-playoffs-victories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries War AFP Sun, 21 Apr 2013 04:30:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5821378 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Blake out for Lakers, Nash doubtful http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/nba-blake-out-lakers-nash-doubtful <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Los Angeles Lakers, already without superstar Kobe Bryant, will be missing guard Steve Blake and probably veteran Steve Nash as well on Friday as they try to reverse their NBA playoff fortunes.</p> <p>The Lakers said Thursday that Nash, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, was "doubtful" for Friday's game three of their Western Conference first-round series against San Antonio after aggravating a hamstring injury in a 102-91 loss to the Spurs on Wednesday.</p> <p>That defeat saw the Lakers fall 0-2 down to the Spurs in the best-of-seven series.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130425/nba-blake-out-lakers-nash-doubtful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 02:00:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5825615 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Terry's OT heroics lift Celtics over Knicks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/nba-terrys-ot-heroics-lift-celtics-over-knicks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jason Terry scored Boston's last nine points in the final 92 seconds of overtime, lifitng the Celtics over New York 97-90 Sunday to avoid a sweep in the first-round NBA playoff series.</p> <p>Boston trimmed the Knicks' lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference matchup to 3-1 with game five on Wednesday at New York. No team in NBA history has ever rallied to win a playoff series after losing the first three games.</p> <p>"The spirit and heart of a champion is what kept us going," Terry said. "They made a great run at us. But we're not dead yet."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/nba-terrys-ot-heroics-lift-celtics-over-knicks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries AFP Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:45:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5827311 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Spurs sweep depleted Lakers out of playoffs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/nba-spurs-sweep-depleted-lakers-out-playoffs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tony Parker led five San Antonio players in double figures Sunday as the Spurs beat the depleted, dispirited Los Angeles Lakers 103-82 to knock them out of the NBA playoffs.</p> <p>Parker scored 23 points as San Antonio completed a four-game sweep in the best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series -- the first time the Lakers had been swept in a first-round series since the playoffs expanded to 16 teams in the 1983-84 season.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130428/nba-spurs-sweep-depleted-lakers-out-playoffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries AFP Mon, 29 Apr 2013 03:30:57 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5827389 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Knicks hold off Celtics to advance, Pacers move on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130503/nba-knicks-hold-celtics-advance-pacers-move <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Knicks turned back a furious late charge by the Boston Celtics on Friday, holding on for an 88-80 victory to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs.</p> <p>The victory gave the Knicks a four-games-to-two triumph in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round series.</p> <p>They advanced to a second-round clash with the Indiana Pacers, who downed the Hawks in Atlanta 81-73 to win their series 4-2.</p> <p>The Knicks notched their first post-season series win since 2000 -- a run of futility that included four first-round exits in 2001, 2004, 2011 and last year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130503/nba-knicks-hold-celtics-advance-pacers-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries New York Knicks AFP Sat, 04 May 2013 03:15:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5830811 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Knicks hold off Celtics to advance, Pacers move on http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/nba-knicks-hold-celtics-advance-pacers-move <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Knicks turned back a furious late charge by the Boston Celtics on Friday, holding on for an 88-80 victory to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs.</p> <p>The victory gave the Knicks a four-games-to-two triumph in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round series.</p> <p>They advanced to a second-round clash with the Indiana Pacers, who downed the Hawks in Atlanta 81-73 to win their series 4-2.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130504/nba-knicks-hold-celtics-advance-pacers-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries AFP Sat, 04 May 2013 04:00:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5830813 at http://www.globalpost.com Anthony leads Knicks to series-clinching 88-80 win over Celtics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130504/anthony-leads-knicks-series-clinching-88-80-win-over-celtics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, May 4 (EFE).- The New York Knicks nearly suffered a colossal fourth-quarter collapse, but key baskets by Carmelo Anthony led them to a series-clinching 88-80 road victory over the Boston Celtics and a berth in the second round of the NBA playoffs.</p> <p>The Knicks stifled the Celtics' offense through the first three quarters of Friday night's Game 6 at the TD Garden in Boston to build a 75-49 lead with 9:48 remaining in the contest.</p> <p>But they nearly surrendered that seemingly insurmountable advantage in a span of five minutes due to sloppy play.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130504/anthony-leads-knicks-series-clinching-88-80-win-over-celtics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries Agencia EFE Sat, 04 May 2013 16:46:06 +0000 Agencia EFE 5830991 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Pacers at Knicks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130515/preview-pacers-at-knicks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Knicks held off one strong defensive team to advance past the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2000. The Knicks will face another rugged defensive team when they host the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of the conference semifinals on Sunday. The Boston Celtics, who fell to New York in six games, did not feature the size that Indiana will bring with Roy Hibbert, David West and Paul George.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130515/preview-pacers-at-knicks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indiana Pacers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries Thomson Reuters Wed, 15 May 2013 17:33:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5838401 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Knicks at Celtics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130515/preview-knicks-at-celtics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Knicks dressed for a funeral procession that never arrived and now face as many questions about their fashion sense as their overall play heading into Game 6 of the Eastern Conference first-round series at the Boston Celtics on Friday. The Celtics staved off elimination for the second straight game Wednesday in New York and are trying to become the first team in NBA history to win a playoff series after dropping the first three games.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130515/preview-knicks-at-celtics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries New York Knicks Thomson Reuters Wed, 15 May 2013 17:39:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5838421 at http://www.globalpost.com Preview: Lakers at Rockets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131107/preview-lakers-at-rockets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Dwight Howard faces his former team for the first time when the Houston Rockets star center leads his team into a home matchup with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday. Howard had one rocky season with the Lakers before jumping ship and signing an $88 million deal with the Rockets this offseason. He was booed in a return to the Staples Center to play the Clippers on Monday, but is off to a solid start with Houston, including a 29-point, 13-rebound effort in a 116-101 win at Portland on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131107/preview-lakers-at-rockets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association National Basketball Association rivalries Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:53:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5982680 at http://www.globalpost.com