New York Teams

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derek Fisher said he was satisfied with Afflalo's shot when the Knicks had a chance to tie or take the lead. Afflalo's fadeaway jumper rimmed out. Fisher had a 20-second timeout available and said he was ready to call it before Afflalo took the shot.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Grizzlies 91, Knicks 85: Knicks had chance to tie the game or take a lead with 15 seconds to go but Arron Afflalo missed a fadeaway jumper and Memphis sealed the win from the free throw line. The Knicks have dropped 8 of 9 and are a season-high 7 games under .500. They are also 0-7 in games Carmelo Anthony misses due to injury. Matt Barnes is 2-0 against Derek Fisher and the Knicks this season. Kristaps Porzingis had 17 points, 10 rebounds and 6 blocks for New York.

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Grizzlies knock off Knicks 91-85

Memphis got 53 points from its bench to hold off New York and capture a fifth straight win. New York dropped to 0-7 without Carmelo Anthony. Box score

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Remarkable sequence between Jose Calderon and Arron Afflalo. They each passed up good shot opportunities and Calderon found Afflalo in the corner for an open three. Afflalo hit it and cut Memphis' lead to two with 37 seconds to go.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Final: Nets 128 Kings 119. Brooklyn explodes offensively, making 18 3-pointers and shooting 55.8 percent from the field en route to snapping a five-game losing streak. Joe Johnson : 27 points, 11 assists, 6 rebounds. Brook Lopez: 26 points, 12 rebounds. Bojan Bogdanovic: 23 points, 7 3s. DeMarcus Cousins: 24 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists.

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Johnson, Lopez guide Nets past Kings

Joe Johnson (27 points, 11 assists) and Brook Lopez (26 points, 12 rebounds) helped Brooklyn snap a five-game skid. DeMarcus Cousins recorded his fourth career triple-double in the loss. Box score

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

It's hard to make a case that Kristaps Porzingis has hit a rookie wall. He has 17 points, 10 rebounds & 6 blocks tonight.

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Chalmers ejected for elbowing Vujacic in the face (0:50)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Memphis has had ample opportunity to put this game away but the Knicks are hanging around. They're down 6 with 5:49 to go. Kristaps Porzingis has come alive a bit with five points and two rebounds in the quarter thus far.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Mario Chalmers gets whistled for a Flagrant 2 and ejected after elbowing Sasha Vujacic in the face. Knicks trail by 7 with 11 minutes to go after Vujacic knocks down both free throws.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Mario Chalmers elbowed Sasha Vuajcic in the face as both players were on the ground near a loose ball. Refs are reviewing the play.

Nets runs away from Kings in 3rd quarter

Donald Sloan, Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young each scored at least 10 points in the third quarter to extend Brooklyn's lead to 103-85. The 103 points through three frames is the most by the Nets since November 2000. Follow live

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jose Calderon, maligned by a vocal contingent of Knicks for much of the season, has carried the Knjcks tonight. He has 18 points, 6 rebounds & 3 assists and the score is tied at 62-62.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks run off four straight points midway through the third quarter to cut the Grizzlies to to four. If they can find a way to win, it would be their first victory in seven games without Carmelo Anthony.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Memphis slowed the pace down and prevented the Knicks from creating offense off of drag screens. The result? The Grizzlies outscored the Knicks 19-9 in the final seven minutes of the half.

Nets hold edge over Kings at halftime

Joe Johnson went 4-of-4 from beyond the arc in the first half and his 20 points have pushed Brooklyn to a 65-61 lead. Darren Collison's 12 points lead four Sacramento players in double figures. Halftime stats

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Not much ball movement on the Knicks' last possession. Ends with a contested jump shot from Robin Lopez. I don't think that's how Tex Winter intended the triangle offense to flow.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Barnes knocks a down a jumper and hears it from the MSG crowd. Score is tied at 26-26 early in the second quarter. Knicks have opened the game 4-for-8 from beyond the arc.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks are down six after one quarter. Jose Calderon has 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting. The rest of the Knicks are a combined 3-for-17.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets F Joe Johnson is now 10th all-time in made 3s with 1,789 and counting.

Johnson powering Nets with 13 in first

Joe Johnson has Brooklyn on top of Sacramento 33-25 in the Barclays Center after the Nets shot 60 percent in the first quarter. Rajon Rondo was a perfect 5-for-5 from the field for the Kings with 11 points and four assists. Follow live

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Matt Barnes checks in for Memphis for the first time. Mild boos from the MSG crowd. This is the second time Barnes and Derek Fisher are in the same building since the two were involved in an offseason altercation.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kristaps Porzingis, who has been struggling over the past two games, just knocked down a 3 to cut Memphis' lead to 14-10. Jose Calderon has 7 points for New York. Matt Barnes has yet to check in.

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