NBA: New York 125, Charlotte 96

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony set a franchise record with 62 points Friday, a stunning performance that sent New York to a 125-96 crushing of Charlotte.
Pitino, Payton chosen for Hall of Fame

Pitino, Payton chosen for Hall of Fame

ATLANTA, April 8 (UPI) -- Rick Pitino, coach of 2013 NCAA champion Louisville, was among inductees announced Monday for the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Payton, Pitino on Hall of Fame ballot

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HOUSTON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton and Coach Rick Pitino are among 12 finalists on the ballot for the 2013 class of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Basketball Hall of Fame finalists listed

Basketball Hall of Fame finalists listed

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Reggie Miller and Rick Pitino are among 12 finalists for the 2012 class of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
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DALLAS, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Karl Malone and Scottie Pippen led the finalists Friday for the 2010 Basketball Hall of Fame class.

NBA: Philadelphia 91, New Jersey 88

PHILADELPHIA, April 18 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala had a career-high 27 points and eight assists Tuesday as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the New Jersey nets, 91-88.

NBA: Boston 111, New York 94

BOSTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A 25-point performance by Ricky Davis Friday night helped Boston move above the breakeven mark with a 111-94 victory over New York.

Oklahoma St. 77, Texas A&M 52

STILLWATER, Okla., March 8 (UPI) -- Ivan McFarlin and Melvin Sanders each scored 17 points Saturday as No. 18 Oklahoma State used a balanced attack to clinch the fourth seed in the Big 12 Conferen

Texas A&M 73, Missouri 71

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Bernard King scored a season-high 29 points and backcourt mate Bradley Jackson hit the tie-breaking jumper with two seconds left Wednesday night to give the Tex

Texas 95, Texas A&M 87

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- T.J. Ford scored 19 points and Royal Ivey helped put the clamps on Bernard King Saturday night as the third-ranked Texas Longhorns held on for a foul-plagued 95

Oklahoma 75, Texas A&M 68

NORMAN, Okla., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Hollis Price scored 24 points and Ebi Ere added 18 as No. 6 Oklahoma extended the nation's longest home winning streak to 33 games Tuesday night with a 75-68 tr

Texas 89, Texas A&M 61

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- T.J. Ford scored a career-high 25 points and freshman Brad Buckman grabbed 12 rebounds Saturday night as fourth-ranked Texas paid back Texas A&M with an 89-61 B

Texas A&M forward ruled ineligible

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Texas A&M junior forward Nick Anderson has been ruled academically ineligible for the rest of the season, the school announced Saturday.

Kansas 86, Texas A&M 74

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Drew Gooden produced his 15th double-double of the season Saturday with 22 points and 13 rebounds, carrying No. 2 Kansas past Texas A&M, 86-74.
Bernard King
Former New York Knick Dick McGuire, Knicks President Donnie Walsh, Willis Reed, Walt Frazier, Bernard King and Patrick Ewing (R) stand on the floor when the Knicks honor franchise legends at halftime of the game against the Orlando Magic at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 23, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Bernard King (born December 4, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York) is a retired American professional basketball player at the small forward position in the NBA and one of the league's all-time greatest scorers. He played all or part of 14 seasons with the New Jersey Nets (1977–1979, 1992-93), Utah Jazz (1979-80), Golden State Warriors, (1981–1982), New York Knicks (1982–1987), and the Washington Bullets (1987–1991).

Bernard King attended college at the University of Tennessee and was selected 7th overall in the 1977 NBA Draft by the New York Nets, who months later relocated from Uniondale, New York to New Jersey and became known as the New Jersey Nets.

At 6'7" and 205 pounds, Bernard King epitomized the NBA small forward of the 1980s. Long arms and a quick release, King was explosive runner on the fast-break, King was known as a tremendous scorer, leading the NBA in scoring in 1985 with 32.9 points per game. He was twice selected to the All-NBA First Team and three times to the NBA All-Star Game.

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