Pacers-Magic Preview (The Associated Press)

When coach Jacque Vaughn told his Orlando Magic to pick up the tempo and increase the scoring output, he insists he didn't mean that it should come at the expense of defense. The Magic will try to have a more balanced approach as they look to snap a four-game skid and deal the visiting Indiana Pacers a season worst-tying eighth straight defeat. Orlando (15-31) ranked 28th in the league in scoring at 93.6 points per game after falling 101-84 at the Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 9.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 25, 2015 at 12:38 pm

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NBA-Highlights of Saturday’s NBA games (Reuters)

(Adds late game) Jan 24 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games: - - - Grizzlies 101, 76ers 83 Zach Randolph scored 17 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, had four assists and even shot and made a three-pointer as the Grizzlies cruised past the Philadelphia 76ers. Randolph's double-double was his eighth straight (24th this season) since returning from a knee injury that caused him to miss nine games. Memphis (31-12) swept the season series 2-0. ...

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 25, 2015 at 1:24 am

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Hornets beat Melo-less Knicks 76-71 for 9th win in 11 games (The Associated Press)

Brian Roberts believes the Charlotte Hornets are in good hands if Kemba Walker is out for any length of time. The third-year point guard filled in for Walker and scored 17 points, and the Hornets beat the New York Knicks 76-71 Saturday night for their ninth victory in the last 11 games. Roberts was 5 of 9 from the field and made all six free throws as the Hornets snapped the Knicks' three-game win streak. ''One of the advantage of bringing him here was that he started so many games last year so he's comfortable in that role,'' Hornets coach Steve Clifford said.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 24, 2015 at 10:57 pm

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Knicks’ Anthony, Hornets’ Walker sitting out (The Associated Press)

New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher said Carmelo Anthony and Jose Calderon will sit out Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets. Kemba Walker is out for the Hornets. Anthony has missed time recently with a knee injury, and Fisher didn't want to play his star small forward on a back-to-back nights. Anthony is averaging 24.1 points and 6.7 rebounds this season for the Knicks (8-36).

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm

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Knicks-Hornets Preview (The Associated Press)

The New York Knicks are finally having fun, and winning surely makes a difference. Carmelo Anthony and Langston Galloway are big reasons for both. Anthony and Galloway look to continue spurring the Knicks' longest winning streak of the season Saturday night against the Charlotte Hornets. Just over a week ago New York (8-36) was enduring a franchise-record 16-game losing streak, but the team has shown signs of life while winning three straight.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 24, 2015 at 11:20 am

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Warriors’ Thompson sets record with 37 in third quarter (Reuters)

(Reuters) - Klay Thompson set an NBA record with 37 third-quarter points as he led the Golden State Warriors to a 126-101 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Friday. Thompson finished with a career-high 52 during his record-setting night. The NBA’s previous record for most points in a single quarter was 33, shared by George Gervin of San Antonio and Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 24, 2015 at 2:03 am

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Sixers lose top scorer Wroten to knee injury (AFP)

Philadelphia 76ers guard Tony Wroten, the NBA club's leading scorer, will be sidelined indefinitely because of a torn right knee ligament, the team announced. Wroten suffered the anterior cruciate ligament injury against New Orleans on January 16. "The best course of action for Tony's basketball career is to repair his ACL surgically," 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie said.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 24, 2015 at 2:02 am

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Anthony scores 25, Knicks beat Magic 113-106 (The Associated Press)

The Knicks are suddenly streaking. Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and New York won its season-high third straight game with a 113-106 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. Jason Smith added a season-best 19 points for the Knicks, who improved to 8-36.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 24, 2015 at 12:05 am

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Top NBA All-Star reserve candidates (Yahoo Sports)

The Warriors could end up with two All-Stars thanks to Kobe Bryant's injury.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 23, 2015 at 12:09 am

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Ricky Rubio’s ankle injury is worse than previously thought (Ball Don’t Lie)

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - NBA - New York Knicks News on January 22, 2015 at 9:35 pm

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