The Knicks were dazzling champs in the 1970s. They haven’t won since.

The New York Knicks had a mini-dynasty in the early 1970s, but that marked the high point of professional basketball at Madison Square Garden.

By Frederic J. FrommerJune 3, 2023

Serbia’s sports mountaintop has Novak Djokovic, Nikola Jokic as peaks

A sports-mad nation ranked 108th in population and 117th in land area has a pair of incandescent stars thriving at the top of their respective games.

By Chuck CulpepperJune 2, 2023

Suns to hire former Lakers coach Frank Vogel to replace Monty Williams

Frank Vogel is returning to the NBA coaching ranks with the Suns after he was fired by the Lakers last year.

By Ben GolliverJune 2, 2023

The mesmerizing Denver Nuggets better get accustomed to attention

On their way to becoming a great team, the modest Denver Nuggets just might end up as a popular brand, too.

By Jerry BrewerJune 2, 2023

Nikola Jokic, rested Nuggets blitz Heat in NBA Finals opener

The two-time MVP delivers his ninth triple-double of the playoffs as Denver starts fast and cruises to a 104-93 win.

By Ben GolliverJune 2, 2023

Wizards hire former Hawks executive Travis Schlenk to front office

President Michael Winger's first hire will serve as the senior vice president of player personnel as a new front office begins to take shape.

By Ava WallaceJune 1, 2023

Wizards hire Michael Winger, former Clippers GM, as new president

Winger assumes the Wizards’ top job with less than a month before the NBA draft on June 22, where the Wizards hold the eighth, 42nd and 57th picks.

By Ava WallaceMay 24, 2023

Findings of Ja Morant investigation will be announced after NBA Finals

Commissioner Adam Silver said the league would wait out of respect to the players and teams still playing.

By Ben GolliverJune 1, 2023

Denver’s one-of-a-kind basketball history has all been leading to this peak

The Nuggets are here, at last. With a team full of core players in their prime, they could be more than a one-time visitor, too.

By Jerry BrewerJune 1, 2023

A Heat title is unlikely. But so was Jimmy Butler.

Butler, the NBA’s petty king, is the perfect leader for the underdog Heat.

By Michael LeeJune 1, 2023

Nikola Jokic and Jimmy Butler took the long way to NBA Finals showdown

The Nuggets’ two-time MVP and the Heat’s Mr. Clutch have been cast as underdogs throughout their careers. Now one’s a prohibitive favorite.

By Ben GolliverJune 1, 2023

These Finals are only about basketball — and just what the NBA needs

The 2023 NBA Finals are unfamiliar, and as odd as it seems right now, the change may prove refreshing.

By Jerry BrewerMay 31, 2023

The sublime brilliance of Nikola Jokic

Though the Nuggets star prefers to keep the public at arm’s length, his game is utterly magnetic — an ideal mix of substance and style.

By Ben Golliver and Artur GalochaMay 31, 2023

Bob Myers resigns as president after 12 years with Warriors

Myers’s exit ends a tenure that produced six trips to the NBA Finals, four championships and a record-setting 73-win season in 2015-16.

By Ben GolliverMay 30, 2023

The Miami Heat’s playoff run is the NBA’s most surprising in 35 years

Based on the opening series prices of each playoff round, the Heat was given less than a 1 percent chance to reach the NBA Finals.

By Neil GreenbergMay 30, 2023

Undrafted Caleb Martin is the new poster boy for Miami Heat culture

Becoming the Miami Heat’s Game 7 hero was the next step in Caleb Martin’s improbable rise.

By Candace BucknerMay 30, 2023

Heat thwarts Celtics’ comeback bid with Game 7 blowout to reach NBA Finals

Eighth-seeded Miami visits Denver on Thursday night to tip off the NBA Finals.

By Ben GolliverMay 30, 2023

What to know about the 2023 NBA Finals between the Nuggets and Heat

Jimmy Butler and No. 8 seed Miami out of the Eastern Conference will take on Nikola Jokic and No. 1 seed Denver out of the Western Conference.

By Ben GolliverMay 30, 2023

76ers are set to hire former Raptors coach Nick Nurse

Philadelphia dismissed Doc Rivers earlier this month after three seasons.

By Ben GolliverMay 29, 2023

Jimmy Butler is all that stands between the Celtics and NBA history

The Miami star has struggled as Boston has erased a 3-0 series deficit in the Eastern Conference finals with Game 7 on Monday.

By Ben GolliverMay 29, 2023

After a Game 6 buzzer-beater, the Celtics are approaching history

Derrick White's tip-in gave the Celtics a Game 6 win over the Heat and set up an epic Game 7 as Boston attempts to complete a historic comeback.

By Candace BucknerMay 28, 2023

Michael Winger loves to build. He’ll get his chance with the Wizards.

Winger isn’t promising a quick fix and isn’t yet ready to discuss the looming decisions on free agents Kristaps Porzingis and Kyle Kuzma.

By Ben GolliverMay 28, 2023