Miami Heat defeat New York Knicks, 111-98

The Knicks may never get closer to Dwyane Wade then they'll be Sunday night at the Garden, assuming Mike D'Antoni's team is up to the challenge of trying to defend one of the NBA's premier players.

Wade, Miami's All-Star guard, is looming as the world's greatest consolation prize in this summer's potential free-agent class. LeBron James, of course, remains the primary target of every team with cap space, including the Knicks. But signing LeBron is a longshot.

"We kno...

David Lee survived Isiah Thomas, Stephon Marbury, Larry Brown and too many losses to count. And Monday night it may all be over.

The biggest free agent on a team of expiring contracts could be appearing in his last game at the Garden in a Knicks uniform tonight against the Washington Wizards.

"The fact is I've been here five years and you don't see that a lot," Lee said following the Knicks' 111-98 loss last night at MSG to the Miami Heat, whose own pending free agen...