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Murdered Hoops Star Tayshana Murphy Laid to Rest

Basketball standout Tayshana Murphy was shot to death on Sept. 11, 2011 near her home in Harlem's Grant Houses.

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Hundreds Attend Wake for Murdered Basketball Star Tayshana Murphy

Hundreds of people packed into an Astoria, Queens funeral home on Sept. 16, 2011 for the wake of slain baskeball star Tayshana Murphy.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Shaquille O'Neal Takes on Venus Williams at Chelsea Piers

Shaq's team beat Venus' in an Oreo-eating competition at Chelsea Piers.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

NBA Star Michael Beasley Shoves Local Heckler in Dyckman Park

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley was videotaped shoving a fan during a basketball game in Dyckman Park Thursday night.

East Village & Lower East Side »

NBA Stars Show Off Soccer Skills at Showdown in Chinatown

Steve Nash's annual match at Sara D. Roosevelt Park features some of soccer and basketball's best.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Sider Switches From Dribbling Balls To Tickling Ivories

Emir Gamsizoglu was a professional basketball player in Turkey before he became a concert pianist.

Midtown & Theater District »

Knicks Trounced by Celts In Game 3

The Knicks were blown away by the Celtics Friday night at the Garden, 113-96, dropping to 0-and-3 in the series.

Manhattan »

Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Fall Short Against Celtics

The Knicks blew a 12-point halftime lead and lost to the Celtics 87-85 in Game 1 of their first round playoff series on Sunday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Domino Tables Included in Alphabet City Park Renovation

The Parks Department unveiled its redesign plans this week for Dry Dock Park in the East Village.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Avenue D Residents Await Improvements to Dry Dock Park

Neighbors have been pressing the city for more than a year to fix up the dilapidated Dry Dock Park in Alphabet City.

Manhattan »

Knicks Clinch Playoff Spot with Win Over Cavs

The Knicks clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2004 with a 123-107 win over the Cavaliers on Sunday.

Harlem »

High School All-Stars to Tip Off in Harlem Tournament

Top players from 44 teams will compete to win "Best in the City" title in the Mayor's Cup.

Manhattan »

Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Continue Losing Ways Against Bucks

The Knicks lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 100-95 on Sunday, dropping their record to 7-8 since acquiring Carmelo Anthony.

Manhattan »

March Madness Meets St. Patrick's Day in Village Bars

College basketball fans turned out in droves to watch the NCAA Tournament at bars across the Village.

Manhattan »

St. John's Makes NCAA Tournament Return

St. John's returns to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2002 when they play Gonzaga Thursday night.

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