NBA top guns in playoffs shooting straight

Across the country, millions of NBA fans are buying into “Let’s give the championship trophy to a team from the west.”

Credit Derek Fisher as his team played and won with pride

Fans angrily questioned the value of the Knicks winning games that, in their view, were meaningless and theoretically jeopardizing a guaranteed top three pick, which they would receive by finishing with the worst record in the NBA.

Knicks salute loyal fans at Fan Appreciation Night

The New York Knicks’ final home game of the season paid special tribute to the team’s fans with a series of rewards and unique experiences as part of Knicks Fan Appreciation Night, presented by the Chase Freedom Credit Card.

Figure Skating in Harlem shoots for the stars

To celebrate its 18th anniversary of existence and 10th anniversary of fundraising galas, Figure Skating in Harlem moved off the ice at Trump Rink in Central Park to a new venue, 583 Park Ave.

NBA, PepsiCo newest landmark marketing partners

PepsiCo and the National Basketball Association announced a new multiyear marketing partnership, making the food and beverage company an official marketing partner of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association, NBA Development League and USA Basketball, beginning next season.


Duke University’s super freshmen didn’t play like freshmen in the NCAA Final Four championship game.

The Nets making a final desperate run to playoff land

The attention to the Brooklyn Nets’ “better late than never” resurgence has been like the mediocrity of their NBA season.

Limited in talent, young Knicks playing hard for Derek Fisher

It was unsurprising, in fact, it was expected, when a chorus of Knicks fans concluded that Derek Fisher did not possess the necessities to be a capable coach in the NBA barely four months into his first season on the ...

Lois Elfman’s Amsterdam News top 10 NY-NJ lady hoopsters

With the season now concluded, we are naming the Amsterdam News Top 10 Players from our area.

Brook Lopez plays his way to back-to-back Player of the Week honors

The NBA announced that Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for games played Monday, March 30 through Sunday, April 5.

Local players take part in McDonald’s All American Games

It’s been a busy week for three players from the New York-New Jersey area who participated in the 2015 McDonald’s All American high school basketball game, held this week in Chicago.

Phil begins to rebuild on hope, but will hope be enough?

Hope built on a sound strategy is the essence of the message Phil Jackson delivered to Knicks season ticket holders Monday.

Harlem RBI seeking volunteer baseball and softball coaches

Harlem RBI has started their 24th season of recreational baseball and softball leagues for middle and high school students in East Harlem and the South Bronx.

PSAL, CHSAA slug it out for city bragging rights

New York City’s top high school senior boys and girls basketball players from the Public Schools Athletic League and the Catholic High School Athletic Association are competing against each other for the right to call their league the “Best in ...

The up-and-down Nets still in position to make the playoffs

The one constant in the Brooklyn Nets’ season has been inconsistency--the players as well as the team.