Last Tuesday, a 300 pound walking, talking sack of excrement with a beard named DJ Khaled attempted to out windbag Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless on that duo's completely terrible but undeniably watchable show First Take. Not that surprisingly, he succeeded. Because Khaled is a Next Level Bulls ... More >>
[In his column Serrano Time, award-winning writer and goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times.] Right now, Pitbull's "Timber," featuring Ke$ha, is number two on Billboard and number one on my GTFOH chart. I don't remember the first time I heard--it seems like I've heard it every ... More >>
The New York Knicks were in an interesting predicament late last week as the NBA regular season was heading toward the finish line: They had the chance to choose their playoff opponent. Heading into the final two games of the regular season with identical records with the Philadelphia 76ers, the K ... More >>
The NBA playoff bracket is set, and the Knicks will take their talents to South Beach this Saturday to play LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the Miami Heat. It's a matchup that will garner more buzz than a typical two-seed-vs-seven-seed series, due of a myriad of subplots. First, these two teams ha ... More >>
Last night marked the final home game of the New Jersey Nets, and although the franchise won't officially become the Brooklyn Nets until the beginning of the 2012-2013 NBA season (when they move from the Prudential Center to the Barclay Center), it's obvious those involved with the team couldn't lea ... More >>
It was a good Sunday for the Knicks. Carmelo Anthony had his best game of the season, scoring 43 points, including two long three pointers in the final seconds of the 4th quarter and overtime--the former forced overtime, and the latter won the game. That the Knicks did it over the team with the be ... More >>
The Knicks' absolute bipolar, roller-coaster of a season took yet another turn with news today that Jeremy Lin will undergo knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus. The surgery will sideline him for six weeks, and while most media, whether out of optimism or caution, are reporting that Lin's finished ... More >>
If the NBA Finals confirmed one thing, it's that like him or love him - and an ESPN color map compiled before the sixth game with Dallas indicated that the majority of fans in 45 of 50 states hate him - it's a LeBron James League. Look at today's headlines: The Daily News proclaimed "LeBust: King ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 14, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 20 A Word for Wilt by Andrew Sarris I am convinced that if Wilt Chamberlain appeared on the floor of Madison Square Garden with a supporting team of four arthritic midgets against a team of NBA All-Stars, the ... More >>
Both of the papers today lead with the allegations that referees ignored fouls from NBA stars to keep them in the game and to keep people in the seats. The claim comes from Tim Donaghy, a former ref who has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and gambling in connection with bets he placed on games he offic ... More >>
Are we entering an era of ubuntu? Barry Obama's apparent victory over Hillary Clinton helps loosen a painful 16-year headlock on Americans. Practically all that's standing in his way is John McCain. At least McCain is wiser than George W. Bush. But then, who isn't? McCain, however, is a supporter ... More >>
How the little black box knew the Spurs would (probably) win the NBA Finals
Yeah, That's Coach John Starks Pacing the Sidelines
Euro: New Currency of the NBA
So How Good Are the Nets? We'll Find Out.
Eight Reasons Why Theyve Become the Snickerbockers
New York Beats Miami, but Emerges Singed for Indy
Knicks Heat: A Ragged Rivalry Made of Worn-Out Story Lines
The Minefields That Lurk Between the Knicks and a Conference Title
Lamar Odom Returns for a Garden Party
Pairing Up Sprewell and Houston Is Just What the Knicks Need
Could New York's Summer League Legends Hang With The NBA Stars?
In the City of Point Guards, Can the Knick Playmakers Deliver?
Ewing Changes His Role, Defying Critics and Defenders Alike, and the Knicks Win