Knicks Morning News (Friday, Dec 28 2012)
December 28th, 2012 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Post] Knicks point to Jason with Felton out (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 03:38:30 -0500)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. â?? Bring it on, Jason Kidd says.
[New York Post] Iman to start practicing (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 03:32:46 -0500)
With the Knicks formally announcing Thursday night Raymond Felton is out four to six weeks with a broken right pinkie, the starting point guard position is all Kidd’s, all the time, all at age 39.
As the Knicks moved on for…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. â?? Iman Shumpert said he will join the Knicks for Sunday’s practice on a limited basis when the club returns from its West Coast trip, but is not ready to be cleared for contact â?? the final step to his long-awaited return.
[New York Daily News] Knicks veteran Kidd to fill in for Felton at point guard (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 04:39:20 GMT)
Shumpert declined to pick a target date…
Several Knicks players are going to have to contribute to make up for Raymond Felton’s absence, and 39-year-old Jason Kidd will do most of it by moving over from shooting guard to the point.
[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: P.J. Carlesimo, Nets Interim Coach, Puts Choke in Past (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 10:10:05 GMT)
After being dismissed from previous N.B.A. coaching stints, including with Golden State, where he was infamously choked by Latrell Sprewell, P.J. Carlesimo will take over as the Nets’ interim coach.
[New York Times] Clippers Bully Celtics to Extend Winning Streak (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 08:34:27 GMT)
The Los Angeles Clippers left the Boston Celtics battered and bruised in a physical 106-77 victory on Thursday to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 15 games and remain on top of the NBA standings.
[New York Times] Clippers Roll Past Celtics 106-77 (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 07:43:33 GMT)
The Clippers came roaring out of the opening tip and kept on going to their 15th consecutive victory.
[New York Times] Raymond Felton’s Broken Finger Reshuffles Knicks’ Lineup (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 06:37:18 GMT)
An injury to Raymond Felton, the Knicks’ primary point guard, means the team may need to fill the spot by a committee led by Jason Kidd.
[New York Times] Slumping Brooklyn Nets Fire Coach Avery Johnson (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 06:27:35 GMT)
Despite the Nets’ franchise-best start, recent turmoil led Nets ownership to dispatch Coach Avery Johnson.
[New York Times] Wade Picks Up One-Game Ban for Kicking Incident (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 06:25:28 GMT)
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was handed a one-game suspension without pay on Thursday for kicking out at Charlotte’s Ramon Sessions in a contest the previous evening.
[New York Times] Thunder 111, Mavericks 105: Westbrook Rallies Thunder Past Dallas (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 05:49:37 GMT)
Kevin Durant scored 40 points while Russell Westbrook added eight of his 16 points in overtime to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Dallas on Thursday night for their 11th straight win at home.
[New York Times] Dwyane Wade Is Suspended One Game Without Pay (Fri, 28 Dec 2012 05:10:38 GMT)
Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was suspended one game without pay by the NBA on Thursday for flailing his leg and making contact with the groin of Charlotte Bobcats’ Ramon Sessions.
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