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Nets down Suns, win second straight (1:08)

Nets hold on to beat Suns

Brooklyn knocked the ball away from Brandon Knight on a potential game-tying 3-point attempt at the buzzer, coming away with a 3-point win, just the Nets' fifth of the season. Box score

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Dolan spoke about the Knicks & Rangers at the announcement of the Garden of Dreams Foundation's donation of a gymnasium at a youth center in Queens. Of the Knicks' start, Dolan said, "I am encouraged but I'm mostly encouraged because Phil Jackson is in charge and I think he's doing a great job and I think he's going to bring us a winner. On Kristaps Porzingis, Dolan said, "Kristaps has already shown us that he's ready to play on New York and ready to be a New Yorker." The owner rarely speaks publicly, but he was on hand to unveil a new gym at the SCO Family of Services Residential Facility in Queens. The Garden of Dreams Foundation donated $230,000 to refurbish the gym.

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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Dolan hopes that the Garden of Dreams Foundation's new gym can enhance the lives of the approximately 50 students at the SCO Family of Services Residential Center. "You can make the biggest impact for someone when they're young," he says.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Dolan and Carmelo Anthony were among those representing the Garden of Dreams Foundation on Tuesday at the unveiling of a new gym at the SCO Family of Services Residential facility in Queens. The Foundation provided a grant of $230,000 to refurbish the space.

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New York falls in Power Rankings

The Giants have dropped from .500 and exit the top 15. And with even more obstacles upcoming, No. 18 New York better have its game face on if it wants to stay in top 20. NFL Power Rankings

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Jets fly up the Power Rankings

After a four-TD effort Sunday, Ryan Fitzpatrick & Co. cruise up four spots to No. 12. The QB played in his 100th career start Sunday and now has a shot at the single-season TD record for the Jets. NFL Power Rankings

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Build around Brook Lopez

Considering how well he's been playing lately (scoring over 41 fantasy points per game in his last three games), Lopez is a bargain player that is expected to fare well against a Phoenix team likely playing without Tyson Chandler. DFS building blocks

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Is it Washington's division to lose?

Coming off of a huge victory over the Giants, the Redskins have the best chance to win the NFC East, according to ESPN's FPI. Do the Giants, Eagles and Cowboys still have a chance?

Are Jets and Giants rivals? (3:42)
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Will the Wild Card be on the line?

The Jets and Bills Week 17 matchup could decide the AFC's second wild-card spot. A lot can change between now and the final week of the season, however. Which other games should you circle on your calendar? Games that will decide the season

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

As part of his contract restructuring this past offseason, the Giants guaranteed $500,000 of Geoff Schwartz's $3.925 million 2016 salary. He has two years left on the four-year, $16.8 million deal he signed prior to the 2014 season. He has played just 13 games in the first two seasons of the deal and was placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. Seems likely they move on, but that guarantee could at least make them think about it.

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources tell ESPN that the Nets have been gauging trade interest in Bojan Bogdanovic.


Pats vs. Jets a must-watch in Week 16

The Patriots have over a 99.9 percent chance of locking up their division for the 12th time in 13 years. So why will their game with the Jets be a must-watch? Games that will decide the season

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets-Giants game Sunday will feature two Bill Parcells disciples, Todd Bowles and Tom Coughlin. They learned a lot from Parcells, who learned a lot from his mentor, Mickey Corcoran, his old HS basketball coach. Sadly, Corcoran died Sunday at the age of 93. In his Hall-of-Fame speech in '13, Parcells called Corcoran "a second father to me." Corcoran played HS basketball in NJ for Vince Lombardi, creating a Lombardi-Parcells link. The branches on that coaching tree will reach to Sunday's game.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony is still under the weather but expects to play tomorrow vs. Philadelphia. He missed Sunday's game due to illness.