Knicks Morning News (Friday, Feb 24 2012)
MIAMI — After the Knicks’ 102-88 loss to the Heat, New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin was at his locker with his head down. He finished with just as many turnovers (eight) as points — his lowest total since his sudden surge started against the Nets.
Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, whose locker was directly across from Lin’s, recognized Lin’s dejection, as did the other players, and they went over to comfort him.
“We said, ‘Cheer up, man,’” Anthony said in the postgame locker room.
Jeremy Lin struggled in Miami, making just 1 of 11 shots and finished with 8 turnovers, as the Knicks lost to the Heat and fell below .500 again in the final game before the All-Star break.
Led by LeBron James and his fellow All-Stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, the Heat head into the All-Star break with the best record in the Eastern Conference.
The recent success of Jeremy Lin has spawned seven insta-books for the Amazon Kindle.
Josh Smith scored 22 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks to a 83-78 victory over the visiting Orlando Magic.
Jeremy Lin, who had 17 points with 9 assists, and Carmelo Anthony, who scored 15 points, showed signs of improvement in playing together in the Knicks’ victory against the Hawks.
Qiaodan Sports has been using the Chinese name of the former basketball star as its brand name for years, the lawsuit says.
Jeremy Lin collided with LeBron James shortly after tip-off, stumbling backward.
The red-hot San Antonio Spurs raced to a big early lead and coasted to a 114-99 road win over the injury-riddled Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center Thursday.
Jeremy Lin’s exciting talent has lit up the NBA this season but after he and the New York Knicks suffered a humbling loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday, the talk about him was of learning rather than leading.
It’s not so easy any more for the Los Angeles Lakers to push around the Oklahoma City Thunder.
DeJuan Blair tied a career high with 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, helping the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 114-99 on Thursday night to wrap up a nine-game road swing.
The Miami Heat swept aside Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks 102-88 on Thursday as the NBA’s latest sensation was given a reality check by an All-Star laden team who extended their winning streak to eight games.
Jeremy Lin was no match for the Miami Heat.
Not Magic and Bird, not Kobe or LeBron. Not even Michael Jordan.
Derrick Rose’s response was a bit like his drives and dunks — quick and emphatic.
A rookie trading card of Jeremy Lin is sold for more than $21,000 on eBay.
Jeremy Lin merchandise is not limited to traditional sports outlets and has hit even the crafters’ Web site Etsy.
After an impressive 2011, Amar’e Stoudemire of the Knicks is not a dominant force this season.
Where's Jeremy Lin going Friday? To Disney World! Well, at least near Disney World. Lin's whirlwind February will continue Friday as he will be the featured attraction on the first day of the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Orlando, Fla.
Legendary point guard Magic Johnson spoke highly of Jeremy Lin even though he never was asked specifically about him during a conference call this week.
Roger Federer may be the most accomplished tennis player ever, but he’s a fan of basketball in general, and the Knicks in specific. So it’s no shock that when he plays a March 5 exhibition against Andy Roddick in the Garden, he hopes to meet the man who…
MIAMI â?? Jeremy Lin finally met his match last night and it was ugly.
In by far his worst performance during this 12-game surreal surge, Lin fell apart under the South Beach spotlight and the Knicks caved with him in a disappointing 102-88 loss to the mighty Heat last night at…
MIAMI ALLÂâ?? Well, you can’t say the Heat weren’t stoked for this one, despite the fact that there were
9 1/2 games separating themselves from the Knicks in the conference standings before the ball was ever tipped.
“It felt like a playoff game,â? point guard Mario Chalmers said…
MIAMI â?? After the second game of Jeremy Lin’s emergence, the day after Super Sunday, a reporter asked Mike D’Antoni if the undrafted point guard out of Harvard had become a bigger story than the Giants winning the Super Bowl.
D’Antoni snickered at the absurdity.
“Not quite,” he…
MIAMI â?? Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. who tweeted derogatory things about Jeremy Lin saying the Knicks point guard was getting all of the attention solely because he was Chinese-American, and Spike Leewere seen chatting courtside for an extended time last night.
“Jeremy Lin is a good player, but all the hype…
MIAMI â?? The Knicks get two useful gifts out of a long night alongside Biscayne Bay. The first is immediate: an All-Star break that couldn’t come at a better time, five straight days without a game on the schedule, eight of the next nine days dark, a time of rest…
Lin and the Knicks moved up in class last night, taking their Linsanity tour to South Beach and the results were awful. Looking tired and in need of a break, the Knicks became unglued in the second half before eventually falling 102-88 to the Heat.
As bad as Jeremy Lin was against the Heat Thursday night, he wasn’t even the worst Knicks point guard on the floor. Lin’s backup, Baron Davis, gave the Knicks next to nothing in his 14 minutes. Davis missed all seven of his shots, including four 3-pointers.
Linsanity wasn’t going to go on forever. The best team in the NBA stopped all the Jeremy Lin talk, at least for one night, in a command performance that was as good as the Knicks’ sensation is ever going see.
While watching Madison Square Garden Network’s postgame show on Monday night, after the Nets beat the Knicks, 100-92, there were no expectations of hearing anything about Spero Dedes and the flap over his “c—- in the armorâ? reference he made the previous Friday when describing Jeremy Lin’s first loss as a starter.