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East Coast bias: #BadValentineIn5Words

Nothing to do with the Red Sox's former manager, Bobby. But it's a hashtag you could lose an hour scrolling through and the Yankees get in on the fun.

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Plawecki told the Daily News he had sinus surgery in December. He figures that should alleviate the issues he dealt with last year related to dizziness, etc. -- especially during flights.

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Who has it worse: Knicks or Kings?

With Derek Fisher out in New York and George Karl expected to be fired, we ask our Insider experts if the Kings or Knicks are better shaped for the future.

Who could be Knicks' next coach? (2:14)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Thanasis Antetokounmpo has returned to the Knicks' D League club after the Knicks elected not to sign him to a second 10-day contract. The older brother of Giannis continues to pursue his NBA dream rather than head to Europe. Have to admire his determination.

Isola: Players are putting a premium on winning (1:00)
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Knicks Daily Links: Tuesday

Top Headline: Tom Thibodeau should be Phil Jackson's top candidate to replace Derek Fisher.

These ballers get it done when it matters most (1:13)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

The first goal for Kurt Rambis? To get the Knicks' defense to improve. Rambis referenced the team's slide on that end of the floor during his press conference. The club ranks 19th in defensive efficiency. Rambis also plans to retain all of Fisher's assistants and may add one more.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Phil Jackson said that "there is a certain amount of levity to Kurt (Rambis)." The implication here is that Rambis' personality differs from that of Fisher, who wasn't known to take a light-hearted approach to his job.

Should Luke Walton pick the Lakers or Knicks? (2:20)
Where do the Knicks go from here? (2:02)
Lundqvist shuts down Devils in win (0:51)
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Joe Johnson beats the buzzer ... again

It has been a rough season for the Nets, but they still know who to go to when the game is on the line -- the most prolific buzzer-beater maker.

Nets beat Nuggets on Johnson's buzzer-beater (0:58)

Joe McDonald ESPN Staff Writer 

The New York Rangers extended their winning streak to three games with a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils Monday night at Madison Square Garden. Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist finished with 27 saves and he believes the team is gaining confidence.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov when asked about how the GM interviews are going: "It's not bad." Smiled and laughed when asked specifically about Denver assistant GM Arturas Karnisovas.

Johnson's buzzer-beater gets Prokhorov out of his seat (0:41)