Anchors like Scott Van Pelt from ESPN’s “SportsCenter” are trying to find fresh ways to draw audiences now that Twitter and Instagram have broken TV’s stranglehold on highlights.
by: MARC TRACY — NY Times 22 Feb
His knee will recover, and the N.B.A. will be getting rid of its “one-and-done” rule, but student-athletes will still come up short.
by: SCOTT CACCIOLA — NY Times 22 Feb
James says he is now in playoff mode, and it showed in 111-106 victory meant to erase doubts the Lakers are competitive for playoff spot.
by: MARC STEIN — NY Times 19 Feb
The N.B.A. had its reasons for forcing New Orleans to play its superstar after a trade request, but the risk is not worth the reward.
by: SCOTT CACCIOLA — NY Times 18 Feb
An All-Star weekend in his hometown, Charlotte, N.C., affirmed the growth, and greatness, of the Golden State Warriors guard.
by: BEDEL SAGET — NY Times 17 Feb
The rookie shooting guard beat Dennis Smith Jr. of the Knicks in the finals of the 2019 slam dunk contest, but it was a first round dunk that everyone will remember.
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... win in the 2000 dunk contest. Diallo went on to beat Dennis Smith Jr. of the Knicks in the finals to be crowned the 2019 slam dunk contest champion. More From A ...
by: SCOTT CACCIOLA — NY Times 17 Feb
At the league’s annual showcase, players should bring their sneakers — as long as they match their ties. It’s all about parties during All-Star weekend.
by: KELLY WHITESIDE — NY Times 16 Feb
The Nets’ All-Star point guard has a fan in Mikko Harvey, an award winner. They see the parallels in their crafts, sharing the tension between daring and safe.
by: MARC STEIN — NY Times 15 Feb
Demps had been under a fiery spotlight since Davis requested a trade in January. His standing only grew worse in recent weeks as Davis stayed put.
by: KEVIN DRAPER — NY Times 15 Feb
A controversial bathroom bill passed in 2016 caused sports organizations to abandon North Carolina. A partial repeal brought them back.
by: VICTOR MATHER — NY Times 15 Feb
Just a little context for a dreadful season: By some measures, the Knicks have a ways to go to sink lower in the N.B.A. cellar.
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... ode, only barely managed to break double digit wins with a 10-72 record. The Knicks are only 11th worst. Longest Losing Streak Even counting just those streaks ...
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