Knicks announce new D-League affiliate

The New York Knicks will become the seventh NBA team to fully own and operate their own NBA D-League affiliate.

Utah's Evans wins slam dunk contest

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans was named the winner of the 2012 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Saturday after garnering 29 percent of the fan voting.
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NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Most of the owners of the top New York sport franchises are supporting presumptive Republican presidential candidate John McCain, campaign records show.

Allan Houston ends comeback attempt

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Veteran New York Knicks guard Allan Houston Saturday ended his short comeback attempt, announcing he will not play this season.

Allan Houston ends NBA retirement

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Aging guard Allan Houston Wednesday ended a two-year retirement to sign with the New York Knicks.

NBA: New Orleans 88, New York 82

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Lee Nailon hit a tie- breaking jump shot with 1:15 remaining Tuesday night to lead the New Orleans Hornets to an 88-82 victory over the New York Knicks.

NBA: New York 113, Portland 105

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Allan Houston scored all of his season-high 25 points in the first three quarters Sunday night while leading New York to a 113-105 win over Portland.

COL BKB: New York 119, Orlando 111

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Stephon Marbury had 34 points and seven assists Monday while leading the New York Knicks to a 119-111 victory over the Orlando Magic.

NBA: New York 91, Charlotte 82

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Tim Thomas scored 20 points and Allan Houston 16 for the New York Knicks in a 91-82 victory Sunday over the Charlotte Bobcats.

NBA: New York 94, Utah 93

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Jamal Crawford scored 24 points and Stephon Marbury added 19 points and 12 assists Sunday when the New York Knicks posted a 94-93 win over the Utah Jazz.

NBA: New York 113, Philadelphia 107 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Allan Houston sent the game into overtime with a buzzer-beating shot Friday night and the New York Knicks went on to down Philadelphia, 113-107.

NBA: Washington 106, New York 104

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Brendan Haywood rebounded a miss by Gilbert Arenas and scored with 7.1 seconds remaining Friday night, giving Washington a 106-194 win over New York.

NBA: New Jersey 99, New York 81

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 20 (UPI) -- Kenyon Martin had 22 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday as New Jersey beat New York 99-81 for a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.

NBA: Detroit 100, New York 85

DETROIT, March 27 (UPI) -- Tayshaun Prince scored 20 points and Corliss Williamson and Elden Campbell each had 13 Saturday as Detroit beat New York, 100-85.

NBA: New York 108, Toronto 101

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Stephon Marbury scored 21 of his 38 points in the second half Friday night as New York defeated Toronto, 108-101.
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Allan Houston
BTIG co-founder Steven Starker (R) presents a check of twenty five thousand dollars to New York Knicks Allan Houston made out to the Allan Houston Legacy Foundation in New York City on December 4, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .

Allan Wade Houston (born April 20, 1971) is a retired American professional basketball player for the NBA, and currently the Assistant to the President for Basketball Operations, for the New York Knicks. Currently Houston spends his time helping a plethora of different charity and non-profit organizations.

Houston was born in Louisville, Kentucky and played at Ballard High School in Louisville, helping them to win the 1988 Kentucky state championship. He went on to play at the University of Tennessee (where he played under his coach and father Wade) and graduated in 1993 as the school's all-time leading scorer, and he is currently second to Chris Lofton at Tennessee for three point field goals made. He was roommates with UT baseball standout Brody Hendrix. Houston is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Houston was selected 11th overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 1993 NBA Draft, and averaged 8.5 points per game in his rookie year. His average was raised to 14.5 and 19.7 points per game in the next two years.

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