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For New York Knicks, First Rule of Trading Carmelo Anthony Is Remembering You Don’t Have to

On the eve of the NBA playoffs, Phil Jackson stood before reporters answering for the New York Knicks’ latest lost season without actually doing so. Questions were lobbied, and he responded to them extensively, with the aplomb and privilege of an executive that hasn’t overseen the Association’s third-worst winning percentage during his three full seasons …

The Boston Celtics were Winners at the NBA Trade Deadline

Another trade deadline came to pass on Thursday, ending, like the others, without the Boston Celtics trading for a superstar, a failure to some, an inconsequential result to others. Only, what if this is actually a success story? What if, by standing pat, the Celtics made the right move, the smartest move? What if inaction …