The Knicks remained the league's only unbeaten with a win against the Mavs tonight, moving to 4-0 for the first time since 1993/94, when they fell one game short of an NBA title. Sixers coach Doug Collins, whose team was beaten soundly by the Knicks twice this week, is a believer, as Peter May writes for The New York Times. "If Miami is 1, then they’re 1A," Collins said of New York. The Knicks figure prominently among the items out of the Atlantic Division this evening.
- Knicks point guard Raymond Felton, speaking to 660 WFAN radio, insisted he didn't intentionally let his conditioning slip last year as a ploy to get away from the Blazers, notes Ben Golliver of Blazer's Edge.
- Mark Cuban shared thoughts on the group of former Mavericks now with the Knicks, as Brad Townsend of the Dallas Morning News documents. "I like Jason (Kidd). I don’t dislike him or Steve Novak or TC (Tyson Chandler), they’re all great guys. There’s no reason to dislike them," Cuban said. "But I’ll yell at them, just like I yelled at (Brendan) Haywood and just like I yell at lots of guys I know. And I know they (know) my voice, so I know they’re going to hear it.”
- There's no clear solution for the struggles of Raptors offseason signee Landry Fields, concludes Eric Koreen of the National Post.
- The shadow of Dwight Howard still hangs over the Nets, writes Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel.