2:26 PM EDT, Thu June 22, 2017
9 hours ago
Joel Embiid to Porzingis: You can miss exit meetings in Philly

Joel Embiid to Porzingis: You can miss exit meetings in Philly

Joel Embiid apparently heard Phil Jackson and the Knicks are listening to offers for Kristaps Porzingis, so he made his own personal pitch to the 7-foot-3 big man to join the 76ers. The 76ers 7-foot center took a dig at Phil Jackson in the process, tweeting: The tweet was in reference to Jackson bringing up...
10 hours ago
‘We’ve got to get him back on track’: Tyler Clippard still a mess

‘We’ve got to get him back on track’: Tyler Clippard still a mess

The Yankees managed to end their worst stretch of the season on Wednesday, but Tyler Clippard remains a mess. After getting a vote of confidence from both manager Joe Girardi and general manager Brian Cashman before the game, Clippard’s recent horrid stretch continued, as he gave up a double and a two-run homer to the...
10 hours ago
Nets likely to target one of these big men with No. 22 pick

Nets likely to target one of these big men with No. 22 pick

Nets general manager Sean Marks has talked about being strategic in Brooklyn’s rebuild and flexible going into Thursday’s draft. He was both in Tuesday’s shrewd trade, and will have to be both again Thursday night at Barclays Center. Though dealing Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick for building block D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov...
10 hours ago
Islanders trade a ton to Vegas in order to retain prime assets

Islanders trade a ton to Vegas in order to retain prime assets

Garth Snow has pulled the arrow back, and where it lands will be a determining factor not just for this year’s Islanders, but for the future of the franchise. The general manager traded a bushel to the Vegas Golden Knights during Wednesday night’s expansion draft in order to retain prime assets as well as to...
11 hours ago
Austin Romine provides a ‘bonus’ for Yankees

Austin Romine provides a ‘bonus’ for Yankees

When Austin Romine fills in for Gary Sanchez behind the plate, his concern is his starting pitcher. “Anytime I do something with the bat,” the Yankees backup catcher said, “it’s a bonus.” But that doesn’t mean how he performs at the plate is insignificant. It brought a smile to his face when he was asked...
11 hours ago
Gleyber Torres’ 1-finger surgery salute is PG, unlike Matt Harvey’s

Gleyber Torres’ 1-finger surgery salute is PG, unlike Matt Harvey’s

At least Gleyber Torres’ one-finger salute was to signal No. 1. Unlike Matt Harvey, who flipped the bird in a picture he posted on his Twitter account in April 2014, six months after he went in for Tommy John surgery, Torres kept the picture from his hospital bed on Wednesday rated PG. Torres, the prize...
13 hours ago
Knicks eyeing point guard of the future with the No. 8 pick

Knicks eyeing point guard of the future with the No. 8 pick

French point guard Frank Ntilikina met with team president Phil Jackson, general manager Steve Mills and coach Jeff Hornacek at a restaurant next to the Garden on Wednesday morning. Later, Ntilikina, an 18-year-old point guard fresh off a plane from Paris and the French league finals, attended a pre-draft press conference in Midtown, where he...
15 hours ago
Jordan Montgomery, the stopper: Yankees’ skid ends at 7

Jordan Montgomery, the stopper: Yankees’ skid ends at 7

For seven games, it seemed like the Yankees were trying to destroy all the goodwill they had built up over the first two-plus months of the season. And then on Wednesday, with the help of rookie left-hander Jordan Montgomery and an offense that came back to life, they restored some order in The Bronx with...
16 hours ago
Phil confirms Porzingis trade talks — and this is what he wants

Phil confirms Porzingis trade talks — and this is what he wants

Phil Jackson confirmed he is listening to offers for Kristaps Porzingis and would pull the trigger if something is intriguing. Nevertheless, the Knicks president said nothing has piqued his interest yet, but he has to do “what’s good for the club.’’ A source told The Post on Wednesday the Knicks want a top-four pick and...
17 hours ago
Jeremy Lin: Why new texting bud D’Angelo Russell is perfect fit

Jeremy Lin: Why new texting bud D’Angelo Russell is perfect fit

Jeremy Lin, the Nets’ point guard of the present, admits he was shocked and surprised when his team traded for D’Angelo Russell, its point guard of the future. But Lin said he already has talked with his new teammate and insists there won’t be any problems sharing the ball or the backcourt. After an NBA-worst...
18 hours ago
The Yankees are beginning to lose it with Chris Carter

The Yankees are beginning to lose it with Chris Carter

Chris Carter began Wednesday on the bench, but it wasn’t a demotion. It was a day off. The struggling slugger is still the guy at first base — for the time being. After going hitless in his three previous starts and striking out six times in 10 at-bats, Carter was given a breather. Usual designated...
18 hours ago
Is asking rising prospect to play 3rd solution to Yankees 1st base?

Is asking rising prospect to play 3rd solution to Yankees 1st base?

A losing streak is a spotlight. It focuses attention on shortcomings that can be worked through, glossed over or excused in the good times. The Yankees have had a first-base issue all season with Greg Bird’s struggles perhaps due to injury, his extended absence because of injury and Chris Carter’s inability to do enough of...
19 hours ago
New York public will have a say in new Islanders arena

New York public will have a say in new Islanders arena

Once again the public is going to get a say on a new Islanders arena. The club hopes this time it works out better than the last. There will be a public hearing at Elmont Public Library on July 10 so residents can chime in with their opinions about an upcoming redevelopment project at Belmont...
20 hours ago
Ex-Giants linebacker found shot to death in Nevada apartment

Ex-Giants linebacker found shot to death in Nevada apartment

RENO, Nev. — Nevada authorities say former NFL linebacker Ryan Jones was shot dead over the weekend in a Reno apartment and two other people suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Reno Police Department spokesman Officer Tim Broadway declined comment Tuesday on the circumstances that led to Sunday’s shooting because detectives were still interviewing people for...
21 hours ago
Knicks’ long-shot new Porzingis: Phil Jackson meeting was ‘great’

Knicks’ long-shot new Porzingis: Phil Jackson meeting was ‘great’

Arizona 7-footer Lauri Markkanen has never met Kristaps Porzingis. But the Finnish big man has texted him and spoken on the phone with him on multiple occasions. “We’ve talked about this process on text, phone, during the season,’’ the 20-year-old Markkanen said at Wednesday’s pre-draft press availability in Midtown. “Not in a while.’’ And certainly...