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The Knicks escaped opening night with a win, beating the Boston Celtics 138-134 in double overtime on Wednesday night.
Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves) with a dunk vs the Houston Rockets, 10/20/2021
Tyus Jones (Memphis Grizzlies) with a 2-pointer vs the Cleveland Cavaliers, 10/20/2021
Kyle Anderson (Memphis Grizzlies) with an assist vs the Cleveland Cavaliers, 10/20/2021
Ja Morant (Memphis Grizzlies) with an alley oop vs the Cleveland Cavaliers, 10/20/2021
Desmond Bane (Memphis Grizzlies) with a 2-pointer vs the Cleveland Cavaliers, 10/20/2021
Brandon Ingram (New Orleans Pelicans) with a dunk vs the Philadelphia 76ers, 10/20/2021
Top plays from Memphis Grizzlies vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 10/20/2021
Ricky Rubio (Cleveland Cavaliers) with a 3-pointer vs the Memphis Grizzlies, 10/20/2021
Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers has some advice for young point guard Tyrese Maxey.
The Washington Wizards (0-0) play against the Toronto Raptors (0-0) at Scotiabank Arena Game Time: 7:30 PM EDT on Wednesday October 20, 2021 Washington Wizards 0, Toronto Raptors 0 (7:30 pm ET) What's the buzz on Twitter? Joe Cowley @ JCowleyHoops ...
The Boston Celtics (0-0) play against the New York Knicks (0-0) at Madison Square Garden Game Time: 7:30 PM EDT on Wednesday October 20, 2021 Boston Celtics 0, New York Knicks 0 (7:30 pm ET) What's the buzz on Twitter? Marc Berman @ NYPost_Berman ...
Wagner impressed throughout the preseason, and will earn the start in the regular-season opener on Wednesday.
Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers gives an injury update on Shake Milton.
The Chicago Bulls (0-0) play against the Detroit Pistons (0-0) at Little Caesars Arena Game Time: 7:00 PM EDT on Wednesday October 20, 2021 Chicago Bulls 0, Detroit Pistons 0 (7:00 pm ET) What's the buzz on Twitter? Joe Cowley @ JCowleyHoops Looking ...
The Indiana Pacers (0-0) play against the Charlotte Hornets (0-0) at Spectrum Center Game Time: 7:00 PM EDT on Wednesday October 20, 2021 Indiana Pacers 0, Charlotte Hornets 0 (7:00 pm ET) What's the buzz on Twitter? Charlotte Hornets PR @ HornetsPR ...
The Heat are built around point forward Jimmy Butler and small-ball center Bam Adebayo. Adebayo, who is 6-foot-9, averaged a career-best 18.7 points last season and finished first on the Heat in rebounds (9.0).
Harden can make $62 million more by waiting to extend next offseason.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has a roster that in many ways reflects the new normal in college basketball. It's part of our game,'' Turgeon said. Maryland went 17-14 last season, and the Terps were every bit as inconsistent as that record suggests.
Watch as Candace Parker and company clinch the franchise's first championship.
Buddy Boeheim looks to build off a great 2020 NCAA Tournament and lift the Orange back to prominence.
Michigan State basketball also awarded a scholarship to legacy guard Davis Smith, son of Steve Smith.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) New Minnesota coach Ben Johnson might have been wise to start the first practice with some get-to-know-you icebreakers before moving onto the shooting, passing and defense drills. The season opener is Nov. 9 against Kansas City. Only two of the 15 players on the roster this fall have returned from the previous squad, Eric Curry and Isaiah Ihnen.
Michigan State Spartans coach Tom Izzo previews the season at media day at Breslin Center, Oct. 20, 2021.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Michigan State is unranked in the AP Top 25 preseason poll for the first time in a decade and its Hall of Fame coach isn't happy about it. ''It does tick me off,'' Tom Izzo said Wednesday. Izzo is not alone.
LeBron James emphasized how Russell Westbrook's rough debut with the Los Angeles Lakers is just first-game jitters.
Jim Boeheim is quick with a smile as he gets set to begin a season that will be oh-so-different in his long career at Syracuse - he'll be coaching sons Buddy and Jimmy. It's great to be able to do that,'' Jim Boeheim said Tuesday. The Orange lost a lot from last year's team, which finished 18-10 overall and 9-7 in the Atlantic Coast Conference but made a surprising run to the round of 16 in the NCAA Tournament.
After the Warriors win over the Lakers on the opening night of the new NBA season, Warriors Wire handed out a report card with grades for each player and a game ball.
Mychal Thompson thinks the Warriors are a legitimate title team once Klay returns.
The Sixers probably want to trade Ben Simmons as soon as possible, and an intriguing option could lie just north of the US-Canada border.
Former Rockets guards Clyde Drexler and Chris Paul were among 25 players named Wednesday to the NBA's official 75th anniversary team.
Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry said he played 'like trash' despite his 21-point triple-double in a win over the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday.
After a symptomatic case of COVID-19, Jaylen Brown is taking great care with his return to the court.
James Harden addresses starting the season without a contract extension.
Kevin Keatts has had North Carolina State routinely pushing for 20-win seasons in his first four years, though he has just one NCAA Tournament berth - partly through bad luck - to show for it. The plan is to make those trips a more consistent outcome, starting with this year's team that has Keatts excited about its versatility. "I like the brand that we're building," Keatts said.
Adele and her boyfriend, Rich Paul, were spotted at the Los Angeles Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors game in L.A. on Tuesday and an eyewitness tells ET the two seemed 'very close.'
BOSTON (AP) Coming to a program that's had one winning season in its last 10, Boston College coach Earl Grant knows it's likely going to be a tough first year on the job. Grant was hired as BC's 13th men's basketball coach in March after spending seven seasons at the College of Charleston, where he took the program to the NCAA Tournament in 2018, ending the school's 19-year drought. The 44-year-old Grant replaced Jim Christian, who was let go with three games remaining in his seventh season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The new season can't start soon enough for the No. 17 Ohio State Buckeyes, who were left frustrated after an unexpected early exit from last spring's NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes were on a roll and came in as the South Region's No. 2 seed, only to be taken down in the opening round by 15th-seeded Oral Roberts in one of the tournament's biggest upsets. Ohio State should have the tools to get back to the tournament.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) After ending a 30-year NCAA Tournament drought last year, Steve Pikiell and Rutgers have a good shot at making it back to March Madness. Despite having three of the top eight players in his rotation transfer, the Scarlet Knights seemingly have the deepest team since Pikiell took over in 2016-17. Leading scorer Ron Harper Jr. and point guard Geo Baker are back after considering their professional options.
The Detroit Pistons' 2021 hype video has appearances from rapper Babyface Ray, among others.
Detroit Pistons GM Troy Weaver was on the "Stoney & Jansen Show" on 97.1 The Ticket on Wednesday and discussed Cade Cunningham's injury timeline
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Fred Hoiberg's first Nebraska team won seven games with a roster he was forced to put together in haste. The difference this time is that key pieces of the 2020-21 team returned, and Hoiberg has put together the highest ranked recruiting class in program history. The way the nonconference schedule sets up, the Huskers just might have seven wins by the end of November.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Jeff Capel is entering his fourth season at Pittsburgh. The Panthers have yet to post a winning record under Capel let alone reach the NCAA Tournament. Throw in an abnormal amount of roster churn - the Panthers have seen high-profile contributors Trey McGowens, Au'Diese Toney and Xavier Johnson transfer out over the last 18 months - and Pitt appears to be running in place.
Here's the Celtics' starting lineup for their 2021-22 season opener against the New York Knicks, which includes one name Boston fans may not have expected to see.
Raphielle Johnson is back with another addition of the Rookie/Sophomore Report, which is headlined by a key 76ers guard. (Mitchell Leff / Getty Images)
In What Are The Odds? presented by Caesars Sportsbook, Michelle Margaux, Marc Malusis and Sal Licata size up the New York Knicks. Their over/under for wins is 42.5. What's the key for the Knicks to go over that total in the 2021-22 NBA season and build on last year's comeback? Watch more What Are the Odds: https://sny.tv/shows/what-are-the-odds About What Are The Odds?: What Are The Odds combines sports betting with entertaining, engaging and insightful sports discussion. With talent from BNNY, FNNY and other SNY shows we create conversational sports betting content while still delivering the same impactful topics New York sports fans are used to.
The Wizards can offer Beal a five-year, $242 million contract next summer.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo has high standards for teammate Anthony Davis.
Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers maintains that he would like Ben Simmons to be with the team.
SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley joins Michelle Margaux on SportsNite to analyze the Brooklyn Nets loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, offering up his initial thoughts on the roster without Kyrie Irving. Plus, they discuss a strangely drama-free New York Knicks team ahead of their season opening game vs the Boston Celtics. For more Ian Begley: https://sny.tv/tags/ian-begley About Ian Begley: Ian Begley joined SNY in 2019 as the network's first NBA Insider covering the Knicks and Nets. His show, "The Putback with Ian Begley," appears weekly on SNY.tv, and Begley is also a regular contributor to "GEICO SportsNite." Watch more SportsNite: https://sny.tv/shows/sportsnite About SportsNite: SportsNite takes...