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 …

Surprising Stats About Each NBA Playoff Team

The 2017 NBA Playoffs are mercifully here. After weeks of basketball with relatively low stakes at hand—unless you were pining to see who won the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference, or whether the Utah Jazz or Los Angeles Clippers secured home-court advantage in the first round—we finally get meaningful games again. With the …