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Stephen A.: Phil Jackson is not playing games (1:22)
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Will Walton be next head coach for Knicks? (2:22)
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How Boychuk's return will spark Islanders

There are subtle and not-so-subtle ways Johnny Boychuk will make an impact after returning from injury. Plus, nine other notes from the NHL weekend.

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Fisher out as Knicks' head coach (2:13)

Knicks struggle is real

Through January 20, the Knicks were 22-22 and just a half game back of the Celtics for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Since then, New York enters Monday an NBA-worst 1-9 including an 0-7 mark against teams with a winning record.

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Crystal ball: OBJ leads all receivers

Dan Graziano thinks Odell Beckham Jr. will have a tremendous 2016 season, leading the NFL in receiving yards and touchdowns. OBJ just needs to keep his cool. Crystal ball for 2016

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Knicks fire Derek Fisher

The Knicks have fired the head coach, and Kurt Rambis will serve as interim coach. New York is 23-31 this season, and it has lost 9 of its last 10 games. Story

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Riding off into the sunset?

If Super Bowl 50 was indeed Peyton Manning's final game, Hollywood couldn't have scripted a better ending. The sure-fire Hall of Famer wouldn't be the first legend to finish on top.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

FWIW: Thanasis Antetokounmpo's 10-day contract with the Knicks expired last night. The club hasn't yet announced a new pact with Thanasis. If they elect to let him walk, the Knicks will have an open roster spot.

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Okposo's hat trick leads Islanders' rout (0:55)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony says the soreness in his knee isn't going to heal "in a week ... or 2 weeks" & that it's impacted the mechanics of his shot. He's consulted with trainers, doctors and players on the issue and has been assured that it's a part of the recovery from surgery.

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Joe Johnson could help your team

The Nets swingman is available in about half of ESPN leagues. Johnson's high-usage role and assists could help your fantasy team. Fantasy Forecaster

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo says the soreness in his knee is an expected part of recovery from surgery. He'll use All Star week as an opportunity to recover.

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Nuggets hang on, deal Knicks fifth straight loss (1:22)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derek Fisher says he'll take responsibility for why the Knicks struggled in the early portion of today's game.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Knicks 101, Nuggets 96: the Knicks rebounded from a 19-point deficit and put themselves in position to tie the game with under a minute to play But Carmelo Anthony missed a 3-point attempt with 11 seconds to play and the Knicks down three, and that was that. New York has lost 9 of 10; the club is a season-high 8 games below .500. Tough times for Derek Fisher's team.