Knicks’ Evan Fournier off to concerning shooting start

The Knicks staged a perfect 4-0 preseason, delighting their optimistic fan base. But their highest-paid offseason addition, Evan Fournier, didn’t have a perfect preseason. Fournier struggled with his 3-point shot and still is attempting to get a feel for his new teammates. The 4-0 record glossed over the fact Fournier shot 35.5 percent — 30 … Read more

Jeff Van Gundy: Leon Rose’s lack of meddling has helped Knicks thrive

Knicks president Leon Rose has allowed head coach Tom Thibodeau to be Tom Thibodeau — critics be damned. Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy, speaking on an ESPN conference call, feels that lack of management interference has allowed Thibodeau to have whopping success so far in turning around the Knicks and netting the NBA Coach … Read more

Here’s what people are saying about the eye-popping prices for Raptors tickets in Toronto

Single-game Toronto Raptors tickets went on sale Friday, and some fans are complaining about the shockingly high prices. As of Friday afternoon, standing room tickets in the upper bowl for the team’s season opener against the Washington Wizards on Oct. 20 start at $48, plus fees and taxes. Some resale tickets on Ticketmaster for seats … Read more

Nets Front Office Wishes Kyrie Irving Would Stop Acting Like Kyrie Irving

BROOKLYN, NY—Expressing frustration with the NBA star’s outspokenness and unorthodox conspiratorial views, the Nets front office confirmed Wednesday that they wish Kyrie Irving would stop acting like Kyrie Irving. “It’s a huge distraction; when you sign a player like Kyrie Irving, you don’t expect to get a player like Kyrie Irving,” said Nets general manager … Read more

Nets still figuring out how to ‘make this work’ with Kyrie Irving

PHILADELPHIA — Kyrie Irving not only didn’t play Monday against the 76ers, but didn’t even travel with the Nets despite it being his last chance to play before their Oct. 19 regular-season opener in Milwaukee. “We’re just trying to navigate this thing,” Steve Nash said of leaving Irving home to train. “We don’t really know … Read more

76ers top Nets 115-104 in preseason as star guards sit out

Furkan Korkmaz scored 27 points, Isaiah Joe added 20, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 115-104 on Monday night in Philadelphia in a matchup of teams missing their star point guards. Kyrie Irving was not with the Nets. He is unvaccinated, and he has had limited practice time because of a New York … Read more