Knicks Morning News (Friday, Jan 20 2012)
Amar’e Stoudemire called Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni “an offensive genius” and implored his teammates yesterday to buy into the coach’s famed speed-ball system.
As the Knicks bad luck would have it, the player needing to change most was absent during yesterday’s offensive-intensive practice. The slumping Carmelo…
Kobe Bryant recently “pinpointedâ? Jamaal Tinsley as an ideal conductor of offensive arrangements, exactly what the Lakers (and Knicks) distinctly lack.
While there’s really no reason to solicit a second opinion on Tinsley once Bryant expressed his considered “viewpointâ?, it’s germane to note the third-string Jazz orchestra leader…
NBA TV’s reality series has chosen to spotlight Danilo Gallinari and Timofey Mozgov instead of Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler.
The Nuggets, who visit the Garden tomorrow in what stands as a referendum of last February’s Anthony blockbuster, was announced yesterday as the club that…
In fairness, the Denver Nuggets were a playoff team long before Dolan orchestrated the Carmelo Anthony trade. But since the team’s owner ordered Donnie Walsh to gut the Knicks to bring Anthony to the Garden, the Nuggets have continued on an upward trajectory, while the Knicks find themselves these days with â??Melo often grinding the offense to a halt and Amar’e Stoudemire very likely longing for the days he was king of New York.
After practice on Thursday, Mike D’Antoni again used the “crisisâ? to describe what the Knicks are in these days. That’s as good a description as any, since the Knicks’ offense is in chaos, despite having Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire on the same team. Or, maybe because of it.
LeBron James shook off flu-like symptoms to score 31 points, and the Miami Heat topped the visiting Los Angeles Lakers, 98-87.
Kobe Bryant confessed he was finding life after Phil Jackson “strange” after the Los Angeles Lakers fell to another road defeat at the Miami Heat on Thursday.
Shawn Marion scored a season-high 22 points, including a late layup, as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Utah Jazz 94-91 Thursday night to snap a two-game losing streak and cool off the league’s hottest team.
LeBron James shrugged off flu-like symptoms to deliver a game-winning 31 points as the Miami Heat beat Kobe Bryant and the L.A. Lakers 98-87 in the clash of the NBA’s two biggest names on Thursday.
LeBron James shrugged off flu to deliver a game-winning 31 points as the Miami Heat beat Kobe Bryant and the L.A. Lakers 98-87 in the clash of the NBA’s two biggest names on Thursday.
Kevin Martin scored 27 of his 32 points in the first half, Samuel Dalembert grabbed a season-high 17 rebounds and the Houston Rockets survived one of the worst fourth quarters in team history to beat the New Orleans Hornets 90-88 in overtime on Thursday night.
The Oklahoma City Thunder signed All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook to a multiyear contract extension on Thursday.
The list of who’s ailing reads like the All-Star ballot — Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony, Dirk Nowitzki, Chris Paul — but it is hard to pinpoint the exact reason for the rash of injuries.
As the Knicks prepare to play the visiting Denver Nuggets, the blockbuster trade for Carmelo Anthony that redefined both teams is under renewed scrutiny.