Kyrie Irving, Nets GM Sean Marks yet to talk contract

Nets general manager Sean Marks said the team hasn’t had conversations with Kyrie Irving yet about the mercurial star guard’s contract, adding they’ll see if staying together is “the right fit.” Marks met with the media last week, and also recorded an interview that aired on YES Network on Monday. He addressed Irving’s $36.9 million … Read more

Knicks stay put at No. 11

CHICAGO — The Knicks’ lottery jinx continued Tuesday in Chicago. Senior executive William Wesley, wearing a dark blue suit and orange tie, couldn’t bring the Knicks any luck as the club stayed put at No. 11 during the pingpong ball rollout. Wesley nodded his head up and down when the Knicks were announced at 11. … Read more

St. John’s star Julian Champagnie out to impress at NBA combine

When Julian Champagnie declared for the 2022 NBA Draft and bypassed his final two years of college eligibility, his mission was to play his way into the first round and make his dream of playing at the next level a reality. This week, the Brooklyn native and former St. John’s star has the opportunity to … Read more

Ime Udoka is leading the NBA’s coaching reformation

Ime Udoka has the Celtics through to the Eatern Conference Finals.Picture: Getty Images If the success of Boston’s Ime Udoka and New Orleans’ Willie Green has taught NBA ownership anything, when it comes to hiring coaches, it should be out with the old, in with the new. These two rising coaching stars stepped into dysfunctional … Read more

Stephen Curry Graduates From Davidson College 13 Years After Declaring for NBA Draft

Photo: Ezra Shaw (Getty Images) Despite being an eight-time NBA All-Star, three-time NBA Champion, two-time MVP and NBA 75th Anniversary Team member, there’s one thing that Stephen Curry did not accomplish until this past weekend: graduate from college. In 2009, Curry declared for the NBA Draft after his jjunior year at Davidson College, a liberal … Read more

Memphis Grizzlies’ Ja Morant can be even greater

Ja Morant announced his presence with authority this postseason.Picture: Getty Images There are one or two players who make the leap toward legitimate superstar status every playoff. This year it was Jason Tatum and Ja Morant. To those who have been watching, Luka Dončić was finally given the opportunity to show what he could do … Read more

Is it beginning of the end for Chris Paul, Sidney Crosby?

Title windows often open and close quickly in professional sports. Father Time remains undefeated, and there are no guarantees of sustained success in a world where free-agent departures and significant injuries are so prevalent. Amid a cluster of thrilling and not-so-thrilling Game 7s in the NBA and the NHL over the weekend, we saw one … Read more

Knicks looking to break trend in return to NBA Draft lottery

MSG’s CEO James Dolan has experienced an exhilarating last few days in watching his other Garden team, the Rangers, stage rally after rally to come back from a 3-1 deficit and advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. A handful of Knicks were at Game 7, including coach Tom Thibodeau and Immanuel … Read more