SACRAMENTO, Calif. â?? Bring it on, Jason Kidd says.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Clippers came roaring out of the opening tip and kept on going to their 15th consecutive victory.
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.
Despite the Nets’ franchise-best start, recent turmoil led Nets ownership to dispatch Coach Avery Johnson.
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.
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.
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.