Mark Nilon

NBA beat writer currently covering the New York Knicks for Heavy on Sports
  • Marcus Smart Sends Reality Check After Celtics Beat Heat in Game 5

    Celtics guard Marcus Smart explains why Boston has now managed to rattle off consecutive commanding wins after starting 0-3 against the Heat.

  • Heat Guard on Knicks’ Free Agency Big Board, Says Analyst

  • Marcus Smart Calls Celtics Fans Out Ahead of Must-Win Game 5

  • Wild Knicks Trade Proposal Swaps RJ Barrett for $215 Million Perennial All-Star

  • Jimmy Butler Sends Chilling Message to Celtics After Heat Lose Game 4

  • Knicks Trade Idea for LeBron James ‘Only Package That Makes Any Sort of Sense’

    A proposed Knicks trade idea that would land Lakers star LeBron James deemed "the only package that makes any sort of sense."

  • Jaylen Brown Sends Warning to Heat as Celtics Prepare for Game 4

  • Celtics Trade Proposal Ditches Jaylen Brown for Budding Star Wing

  • Jimmy Butler Takes Subliminal Shot at Al Horford, Celtics After Heat Win

  • Knicks Trade Proposal Swaps Obi Toppin, Mitchell Robinson for Former No. 1 Pick

  • Marcus Smart Addresses Jimmy Butler’s Comments Ahead of Celtics-Heat Game 2

    Celtics guard Marcus Smart responds to recent comments made by Heat star Jimmy Butler ahead of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

  • Knicks Trade Proposal Would Ditch Julius Randle for $158 Million All-Star

  • Knicks Don’t ‘Seem to Know What to Do With’ RJ Barrett: Exec

  • Joe Mazzulla Makes Definitive Statement on Grant Williams’s Role With Celtics

  • Jimmy Butler Issues Statement on Jayson Tatum After Celtics Lose to Heat

  • Mitchell Robinson Could be Traded From Knicks in ‘Bigger Package,’ Says Exec

  • Knicks’ Julius Randle Recruited by 8-Time All-Star to Join Forces on New Team

  • Jaylen Brown Compares Himself to Jimmy Butler Ahead of Celtics-Heat Game 1

  • Heat Star Jimmy Butler Sends Warning to Celtics Ahead of Game 1

  • East GM Provides Insight on Tom Thibodeau’s Job Security With Knicks

    An Eastern Conference general manager provided Heavy Sports' Sean Deveney with some insight on Tom Thibodeau's job security with the Knicks.

  • Jalen Brunson Sheds Light on Future For Knicks: ‘I’m Already Excited’

  • Joel Embiid Sends Strong Message on Celtics After Sixers Lose Game 7

  • Joel Embiid, Jayson Tatum Hold Private Conversation After Celtics Eliminate Sixers [LOOK]

  • Derrick White Reacts to Being Benched Ahead of Celtics, Sixers Game 7

  • Knicks Veteran Makes Blunt Prediction Regarding Future With Team

    The Knicks veteran made a straight forward prediction regarding his future in New York following the club's Game 6 loss to the Miami Heat.

  • Stephen A. Smith Blasts Julius Randle, Asks Knicks to Trade for $176 Million Superstar

  • Heat Star Sends Warning to Knicks Ahead of Game 6

  • Josh Hart Called Out Ahead of Knicks, Heat Game 6

  • Heat Star Issues Honest Take on Pressure Applied by Knicks’ Jalen Brunson

  • RJ Barrett Sounds Off on Future of Series After Knicks Win Game 5

    RJ Barrett talks about his Knicks chances to come back in their semifinal series after New York's crucial Game 5 win over the Miami Heat.