Knicks Morning News (Friday, Jan 27 2012)
MIAMI â?? LeBron James always brings out the best in Carmelo Anthony, ever since their high-school wars.
The Knicks haven’t seen the best of Anthony in a while. Nobody needs a good-feel night worse than the sore-wristed, sore-ankled, sore-thumbed Anthony. His disastrous shooting slump is the chief cause of the…
MIAMI â?? LeBron James compared the Miami Dream Team’s slow start last season to the Knicks’ current malaise, but stopped short of calling them contenders for the Eastern Conference title.
“It takes time,” James said Wednesday night from Detroit. “It’s never going to work right overnight, and we were…
In 1982-83, Bernard King’s first season with the Knicks, the team lost its first seven games.
So, the Brooklyn native has no problem relating to the slow start of this Knicks team, which is 7-11 heading into tonight’s game with the Heat.
“But the difference is the expectations…
MIAMI â?? Carmelo Anthony forced LeBron James left and directly into Amar’e Stoudemire’s path. The signature moment of the Melo and Amar’e marriage, coincidentally enough, occurred on the defensive end of the court when Stoudemire preserved a victory over the Miami Heat 11 months ago by devouring Le-Bron’s layup.
LeBron James had the same reaction a lot of Knick fans probably had when he found out that Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire couldn’t beat the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers the other night.
Paul Pierce had 24 points and 10 assists, and E’Twaun Moore added 16 points to help the Boston Celtics erase a 27-point deficit and beat the Orlando Magic.
The Boston Celtics overcame a 27-point deficit with a remarkable second-half rally to stun the Orlando Magic 91-83 at the Amway Center on Thursday, inflicting a second defeat on the hosts in less than a week.
Japanese pitcher Hiroki Kuroda has signed a one-year deal with the New York Yankees after the free agent parted company with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Yankees said Thursday.
Blake Griffin scored 20 points, Chris Paul added 18 points and seven assists in his second game back from injury, and the first-place Los Angeles Clippers hung on in the fourth quarter for a 98-91 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.
Philadelphia has benefited from playing the N.B.A.’s third-easiest schedule, but most of its wins have been by significant margins.
Portland has a fast, balanced team this season, but Batum, Wallace, Felton and Camby could all depart.
A Knicks victory over the Miami Heat last season, five days after the acquisition of Carmelo Anthony, was only an illusion of equality between the teams and their stars.