New York Teams

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Final: Sixers 103 Nets 98. Brooklyn (13-39) still hasn't won consecutive games since Dec. 8-10, 2015. The Nets did not make a field goal in the final four-plus minutes and had 11 of their 19 turnovers in the first quarter. Philadelphia (8-43) got 22 points, 17 rebounds and 3 blocks from rookie Jahlil Okafor.

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No. 7 not so lucky in New York

The Knicks have lost seven games without No. 7, Carmelo Anthony, in their lineup this season. Melo's sore left knee caused him to miss Friday's game against the Grizzlies.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Brett Favre, who spent one season (2008) of his legendary career with the New York Jets, has been selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Two other candidates with loose ties to the Jets, Alan Faneca and Steve Atwater, didn't make the cut from 15 to the final 10.

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Nerlens Noel, oh my! (0:26)

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Nets' 11 first-quarter turnovers were the most by any NBA team in an opening period this season (via ESPN Stats & Information). Bucks had 12 fourth-quarter turnovers on Jan. 13 -- the most in any quarter in 2015-16.

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Nets rookie establishing himself

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson is proving that he can become a solid NBA defender. Kevin Pelton likes Hollis-Jefferson's ability to guard multiple positions and rebounding skills. Surprising Rookies (Insider)

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Stepan nets shootout winner for Rangers (1:26)
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Ovechkin lifts Caps in shootout (0:50)
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Chalmers: Flagrant 2 over elbow unwarranted

Mario Chalmers says Sasha Vujacic's reaction to contact that drew an ejection for the Grizzlies guard was questionable, as was the flagrant foul 2 called on the play Friday night at New York.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Mario Chalmers didn't think he deserved a Flagrant Foul 2 for elbowing Sasha Vujacic on Friday night. "No, not at all. If I would have elbowed him like I said he did or like he acted I did, then it would have been a lot more vicious, which it wasn't," Chalmers said.

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Should George Karl be fired? (0:40)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks fans can probably cross Rajon Rondo off of their free agency wish list. "The triangle's not really a good look for me, I don't think," Rondo told reporters in Brooklyn.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Vince Carter drove in and had a layup blocked by Kristaps Porzingis but was fouled on a fourth-quarter drive on Friday. "He's a long fella," Carter said after the Grizzlies beat the Knicks, 91-85. "I was going to the basket, I remember looking up and couldn't even see the rim& I thought I had a layup and all of the sudden there was no layup there. He is a tall gentleman. Very long arms and he knows how to use them." Would young Vince had dunked on the 7-3 Porzingis? "Young Vince would have tried," Carter said with a smile. "Old Vince would have tried if you give him the right space and opportunity."

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

As Vince Carter was trying not to run into fans along the baseline after being fouled on Friday, a Knicks fan flopped claiming Carter hit him. Carter and Garden security say the fan cursed at Carter and the fan was ejected. "(Security) said (the fan) said that I slapped him or whatever," Carter said. "How is that possible when I am trying not to (run into people). I just know he cursed at me& It's just weird. I just heard him say what he said, cursing and I was like, what?' Where is this coming from?"