Barely 70 points -- that's what the Knicks were up to in Game 3. After winning their first three playoff games against the Boston Celtics, the Knicks have lost four of their last six and their once high-powered offense has sputtered. ... In producing those 71 points, they made just 3-of-11 three-pointers, which were season lows in both categories. "Honestly, we're doing it to ourselves," [Tyson Chandler] said on Sunday. "I watched the tape myself and there are open looks. We have to be willing passers. You have to sacrifice yourself sometimes for the betterment of the team and for the betterment of your teammates. So when you drive in the paint and you draw, you kick it." (New York Daily News) Comment
So far, the players are saying all the right things, but there may be more to the quarterback competition for Gang Green. The Jets' decision-makers are in love. You can tell from talking to people around the team during this weekend's rookie mini-camp that many in the organization are smitten with new quarterback Geno Smith. It's beginning to look more and more like the starting job is his to lose. Smith was impressive during the two days of the mini-camp open to the media. ... The 22 year old was even more impressive off the field. He held players' only meetings at the team hotel to learn the plays and handled the media like a longtime pro. (New York Post) Comment
The countdown is on. On Tuesday, the college basketball world could finally find out where Andrew Wiggins is headed. Huntington Prep Coach Rob Fulford told the Herald-Leader on Saturday night that a Tuesday announcement is not out of the question, following a tweet from 247Sports analyst Jerry Meyer that said he was "expecting" a decision from Wiggins on that day. Both of Wiggins' parents, who live in Toronto, are expected to arrive in Huntington on Monday. Fulford has said several times in recent weeks that Wiggins would decide no later than Wednesday, which is the final day of the regular signing period. Wiggins -- the No. 1 rated player in the class of 2013 -- is considering UK, North Carolina, Florida State and Kansas. (Herald-Leader) Comment
Jarrett Jack soared past the Spurs for two of his 24 points in Game 4. Golden State outlasted San Antonio in overtime, 97-87, to even the Western Conference semifinals at 2-2. (Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images)
After having a mostly quiet series, Detroit center Valtteri Filppula netted a backhanded one-timer to help the Red Wings beat the Ducks 3-2 in Game 7 and advance to the second round of the NHL playoffs.