Knicks Morning News (Friday, Mar 22 2013)
Msg studio analyst Wally Szczerbiak talks about how the Knicks should handle Carmelo Anthony’s right knee injury and what the priority should be heading into the playoffs with The Post’s Justin Terranova.
Q: Should the Knicks exercise extreme caution when it comes to Carmelo Anthony’s knee?
The time-worn adage says every sports team takes matters one game at a time. Worry about today because yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. It’s all easier said than done, of course, and with the NBA season whittled to a workable number of games, Knicks coach Mike Woodson…
Iman Shumpert heard a pop in his surgically repaired left knee Wednesday. Yesterday, he heard something far more soothing.
A go-ahead to play tonight in Toronto.
After a re-evaluation, the Knicks said Shumpert was fine and he is expected to face the Raptors in the front end of a back-to-back…
Has the Madison Square Gulag Network studio become a waiting room for the eligible elderly who can help the Knickerbockers down the stretch?
Carmelo Anthony coined the nickname “Mid Lifeâ? for 40-year-old Kurt Thomas during training camp and the name stuck. The irony, of course, is not lost on Jason Kidd.
Down five points with less than 10 seconds left, Corey Brewer figured this was the end of the Denver Nuggets’ longest streak since joining the NBA in 1976.
The Portland Trail Blazers completed a two-game season sweep of the host Chicago Bulls.
Isaiah Thomas had 24 points and six assists, Tyreke Evans scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter Thursday night and the Sacramento Kings earned their third straight home win, holding off the slumping Minnesota Timberwolves 101-98.
The Denver Nuggets’ streak lives on thanks to some luck and pluck.
Knicks’ Jason Kidd, who turns 40 Saturday, is not as durable as he was 15 years ago, but he continues to make a difference. Will the pressure take a toll on him or will he get a second wind?
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Damian Lillard added 24 and the Portland Trail Blazers completed a season sweep of the Chicago Bulls with a 99-89 victory on Thursday night.
Third-seeded Marquette came back from 5 points down with 28 seconds remaining to beat Davidson. Earlier in the day, Butler held off a late rally by Bucknell.
Jerry West, a member of the Lakers team that holds the N.B.A. record for consecutive victories, said the Heat’s 24-game winning streak is good for the league.