Knicks Morning News (Friday, Apr 20 2012)
Amar’e Stoudemire may be the only one who can stop Carmelo Anthony â?? and vice versa. Like most celebrity marriages, this one is more style than substance.
The Knicks clinched their second straight playoff berth Thursday night by virtue of the Milwaukee Bucks losing to the Indiana Pacers.
Charles Barkley is never at a loss for words, especially when discussing the Knicks. With the race for the NBA playoffs all but complete, Barkley chimed in on the Knicks’ chances in the playoffs.
The All-Stars could be coming to New York, in both the NBA and Major League Baseball. NBA commissioner David Stern told the Associated Press Sports Editors Thursday that both the Knicks and the Nets have expressed interest in bringing the NBA All-Star game to the New York City area, a real possibility since the Nets are moving into a new arena in Brooklyn and the Knicks are renovating Madison Square Garden.
Shockingly, all is not tofu ravioli and high def rainbows for Michael Jordan’s Bobcats these days, or any game days, for that matter.
After Sunday nights’ beat down by Boston, Paul (Bearer) Silas did what every self-respecting competitor would love to do (thank you, but we already have a…
CLEVELAND â?? Tyson Chandler isn’t afraid of the Heat.
Despite the Knicks’ 0-3 record against the Heat in the regular season, Chandler feels coaching adjustments can be made in the game plan if they meet again a week from Sunday in Miami for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals…
CLEVELAND â?? Amar’e Stoudemire will rejoin a playoff team Friday night.
The Knicks officially clinched a playoff berth Thursday night when the ninth-place Bucks lost to the Pacers, 118-109. That good news is coupled with tonight’s, as Stoudemire is slated to rock and roll in Cleveland, making his long-awaited…
Amar’e Stoudemire, out the past four weeks with a back injury, is expected to return to the Knicks lineup for Friday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
The Orlando Magic’s All-Star center, Dwight Howard, will undergo surgery on Friday morning in Los Angeles to repair a herniated disk.
Steve Nash hit a crucial driving layup, then made two free throws for the deciding points and the Phoenix Suns bolstered their playoff hopes with an intense 93-90 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night.
The Miami Heat defeated the Chicago Bulls 83-72 in an ill-tempered and physical encounter between the top two teams in the Eastern Conference on Thursday.
Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard will undergo back surgery on Friday and miss the NBA playoffs and Olympic Games, ESPN reported on Thursday.
The earliest Miami and Chicago could meet again is Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Eric Gordon scored 27 points, Carl Landry had 20 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Hornets dealt a blow to Houston’s playoff hopes with a 105-99 overtime victory Thursday night, the Rockets’ sixth straight loss.
Dwight Howard’s season is over. His chances to help Team USA win another Olympic gold are likely done, too.
Nikola Pekovic scored 23 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves ended an 11-game losing streak with a 91-80 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night.
Danny Granger scored 29 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-109 on Thursday night and clinch homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he will give the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the top civilian honor, to retiring University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt, who amassed the most wins of any men’s or women’s collegiate basketball coach.
The Suns are contending for a playoff berth in spite of a roster overhaul thanks to point guard Steve Nash’s playmaking and shooting.
David Stern talked of the success of the N.B.A. in a lockout-shortened season, praised the N.B.A. Development League and took the media to task for its lack of coverage of the W.N.B.A.
In the star-driven N.B.A., the Knicks cannot win without Carmelo Anthony.
In the star-driven N.B.A., the Knicks cannot win without Carmelo Anthony, says William C. Rhoden.