NBA draft always a full-court game of deceit and surprises

Lies, rumors, conjecture and partial truths. Such is the nature of the NBA draft, taking place tonight (Thursday) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Picking 29th, the Nets can only hope for a Draft Day miracle

Brooklyn Nets fans will have to wait until the end of Round 1 of tonight’s (Thursday) NBA draft, being held at the Barclays Center, the Nets’ home, to hear NBA Commissioner Adam Silver say, “With the 29th pick, the Brooklyn ...

Tina Charles, teammates’ lack of intensity hurting Liberty

“We’ve got to step up and be there mentally,” said New York Liberty guard Essence Carson after a dismal 80-63 loss to the Indiana Fever at Madison Square Garden last Friday.

His Cavs up 2-1, Blatt indeed has coaching chops

Game 4 tonight (Thursday) of the NBA Finals should prove to be as competitive as the first three.

Blatt’s coaching contributions overlooked as James forges ahead

Being the coach of LeBron Raymone James, the undisputed best basketball player in the world, is a complex position.

Liberty has strong, productive opening

Coach Bill Laimbeer said the New York Liberty is still a work in process, but he is glad that New York fans got to experience the team’s chemistry in the home opener, an 82-73 win over the Atlanta Dream.

Poetic justice for former Knicks Smith and Shumpert

When the 2014-2015 NBA season began, J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert, in their deepest phase of REM sleep, couldn’t have dreamed of being in the Finals as a teammate of the wondrous LeBron James.

Cavaliers, Warriors finally meeting for the NBA title

It’s finally here! The NBA Finals, tonight (Thursday).

Ben True, Joyce Chepkirui run to UAE 10K titles

Some of the fastest distance runners in the world converged upon Central Park this past Saturday for the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K Race, which included 7,885 runners in total.

Liberty plot new direction

It’s been a hard fought, somewhat disappointing preseason for the New York Liberty.

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Steps Down Amidst Scandal

The heat surrounding the FIFA organization after the corruption charges were announced finally got too much for FIFA President Sepp Blatter to handle. After 17 years, Blatter announced he would resign his position.

Jordan or James debate continues after Cavs rout Hawks

The comparisons are becoming more intense and plausible now.

Steve Kerr could have coached the Knicks

He could have been living in the New York metropolitan area, pondering his first year as the New York Knicks’ head coach.

Brooklyn native, 6-foot-11 Dakari Johnson preparing for NBA draft

With the NBA combine finished, Brooklyn native Dakari Johnson is gearing up for the NBA draft. Johnson, a McDonald’s All-American and former Kentucky Wildcat center...

Wiggins feels sense of purpose with Liberty

Having spent most of her life on the West Coast and all of her WNBA career playing in the Western Conference, veteran guard Candice Wiggins is excited to be playing with the New York Liberty in 2015.