Within the span of 15 hours, the Knicks had reached a decision to acquire Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry before the trade was vetoed — at least for now — by Garden chairman James Dolan, the Daily News has learned.
Doc Rivers got a standing ovation and video tribute on his return to Boston on Wednesday night. For Mike Woodson, the Celtics might roll out the red carpet. Boston defeated the Knicks by 41 points last Sunday at Madison Square Garden for the NBA’s most lopsided result of the season, which placed a target on Woodson’s back.
Publicly, Mike Woodson says he doesn’t see the Knicks making a trade anytime soon. “We’ve got to coach the guys we have in uniform,” he said Thursday on the ESPN New York 98.7 FM’s “The Stephen A. Smith Show.” “… Nobody’s going to help the Knicks out to make a big blockbuster trade.”But privately, the Knicks seem to be working the phones in search of a deal. Sources told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein that the Knicks and Raptors are talking about a trade to send point guard Kyle Lowry to New York.
J.R. Smith continues to play with discomfort in his surgically-repaired left knee — and he may do so for the rest of the season. Knicks coach Mike Woodson said Thursday in an interview on ESPN New York 98.7 FM’s “The Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco Show” that Smith’s knee may be at less than 100 percent health for the remainder of the season. Smith had surgery on his left knee a week after signing a three-year, $18 million contract with the Knicks in July.
BOSTON — J.R. Smith's mysteriously wretched season continued against the Bulls Wednesday night and Knicks coach Mike Woodson acknowledged the reigning NBA Sixth Man award winner may never get back…
LaMarcus Aldridge’s big night against the Houston Rockets wasn’t about the stats, the All-Star votes or the fans chanting “MVP! MVP!”
A resurgent Deron Williams helped to propel the Nets to a win over the Clippers, even as Brook Lopez left the game in the third quarter with an ankle sprain.
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett share a championship with Doc Rivers and a bond that didn’t break when they ended up on opposite coasts.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake will be out at least six weeks with a torn ligament in his right elbow.
With Raymond Felton out with a strained left hamstring, the Knicks are reportedly talking to the Toronto Raptors about a deal for point guard Kyle Lowry.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced that point guard Steve Blake will miss at least six weeks with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The injury was diagnosed after an MRI by team physician Steve Lombardo and Dr. Neal S. ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.