[Newsstand] Fight against erasure, but guard against exaggeration

An electoral map of the Philippines that is a beautiful visualization of the results of the May 9 elections is making the rounds on social media. Painstakingly rendered by Migs Caldeo, it tracks the presidential election by coloring every city or municipality won by Ferdinand Marcos Jr. green, every one won by Leni Robredo pink; … Read more

California church shooter was licensed armed security guard

David Chou had worked for three different Las Vegas security firms since 2018, records show, and was licensed to carry a gun in his work through October 2022 SACRAMENTO, USA – The Las Vegas man accused of killing one person and wounding five others in a burst of gunfire at a Taiwanese-American church luncheon in … Read more

Steve Nash didn’t expect Nets guard to play

Steve Nash said he’s disappointed Ben Simmons won’t get to play in the Nets’ do-or-die Game 4 Monday night, but not disappointed in the three-time All-Star. Simmons had said he expected to play in this first-round series against Boston, and the Nets are facing elimination Monday night down 0-3. But with Simmons ruled out Sunday … Read more

Knicks, Bulls have point guard struggles in common

There are so many candidates to explain the failures and the disappointment of these Knicks. You can start with the two most-decorated members of last year’s 41-31 team that finished with the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. You can start with Julius Randle, last year’s Most Improved Player for the whole league, who hasn’t … Read more

Knicks’ options to solve their never-ending point guard crisis

The third-quarter turnover versus Utah didn’t decide Sunday’s game but was emblematic of this melancholy Knicks’ season without a point guard. Facing his former team, starting point guard Alec Burks threw a short pass to Julius Randle on the perimeter. Juancho Hernangomez made an easy interception of the telegraphed feed, sprinted downcourt, and got fouled … Read more

March Madness 2022 may give Knicks point guard answer

The common denominator in the Knicks’ late-game struggles and their stagnancy in pushing the ball is a familiar, gaping void. The Knicks, who lost yet another close game to the Nets on Sunday and entered play Monday as the fourth slowest-paced team in the league, according to metrics, sure could use a point guard. You … Read more

Knicks rookie guard Quentin Grimes ramping up for return

DALLAS — The impressive rookie season for Quentin Grimes is not over. And if there’s nothing else to take from this downbeat Knicks season, Grimes has flourished as a solid two-way shooting guard representing a piece for the future. In the first game out of the All-Star break, on Feb. 25 versus Miami, Grimes’ knee … Read more