Tags: New York Knicks

Spurs Forward Kawhi Leonard Wants Out of San Antonio

An N.B.A. off-season frenzy expected to revolve around LeBron James took its first wild twist on Friday with the revelation that the San Antonio Spurs’ star forward, Kawhi Leonard, wants to be traded. Amid a growing belief around the league that the longtime Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich would soon meet face to face with Leonard…

A Polyglot N.B.A. Swears by One Thing: That Call Was #@!&

For referees, who have broad discretion in calling certain offenses, navigating such diverse terrain can be tricky. While swearing is discouraged, it usually generates only a technical foul if it crosses the line into abusive behavior. Now, with players blowing off steam in more than a dozen languages, how can referees reasonably determine whether to…

New Coach? New Players? Prayers? How to Fix the Knicks (and Nets)

—Marv Albert, radio and television voice of the Knicks for many years before moving on to NBC and now Turner Sports. Photo The Knicks need to be better at defense to turn their fortunes around. Courtney Lee demonstrated his technique against Khem Birch of the Orlando Magic. Credit Nicole Sweet/USA Today Sports, via Reuters Start…