After a lot of talk with several different teams, the Knicks ended up staying pat at the deadline. So that means that, barring any changes from Mike Woodson, New York’s starting backcourt in its three-guard lineup will be Raymond Felton, Pablo Prigioni and Iman Shumpert, when healthy. Shumpert will be out for approximately two weeks due to a mild left MCL sprain, the team announced. And Woodson told reporters on Wednesday that he expects to start J.
The Knicks stood pat at the trade deadline, meaning they will continue to try to close ground in the playoff race with the same roster that has resulted in a 21-33 record so far this season.
In one corner of the Golden State Warriors’ locker room, Stephen Curry iced a welt on the left side of his forehead. On the other, Jermaine O’Neal limped out of the training room with bandages around his waist and wrist.
The Heat star left after being hit in the nose, but he scored 33 points to help Miami rout Oklahoma City, 103-81, and spoil Russell Westbrook’s return from knee surgery.
LeBron James sat silently in front of his locker with a towel draped over his head, not wanting to reveal the effects of a hit to his nose that prematurely ended his night.
The Indiana Pacers pulled off one more bold move before Thursday’s trading deadline.
Kenneth Faried continued his recent hot streak, scoring 26 points to carry the Denver Nuggets past the Milwaukee Bucks 101-90 Thursday night.
The Nets, seeking a free-agent big man, are looking at Collins, a 35-year-old free-agent center who last spring announced that he was gay.
The Knicks did not do anything rash or imprudent ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline. At the same time, they did nothing to improve their roster, and that might be a problem.
The Indiana Pacers decided Evan Turner gave them a better shot against Miami than Danny Granger.
The Denver Nuggets addressed their point guard problem Thursday by sending Andre Miller to Washington and acquiring Aaron Brooks from Houston in a pair of deals at the trade deadline.
Looking to add a big man, the Brooklyn Nets have worked out center Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay active NBA player if signed.
The Bobcats dealt for a pair of guards from the Bucks, while the Pacers’ former All-Star Danny Granger was sent to the 76ers for Evan Turner in a late flurry on Thursday that livened up an otherwise dull NBA trade deadline.