Knicks Morning News (Friday, Mar 23 2012)
TORONTO â?? After two of his rim-rattling dunks in Philadelphia Wednesday night, Amar’e Stoudemire looked up at the crowd filled with Knicks fans, howled, and flexed his muscles.
Mike D’Antoni is gone, but Stoudemire, his chief supporter, is back. And Stoudemire vowed he will stay this good.
TORONTO â?? Tonight’s Knicks game in Canada will be broadcast in three languages â?? English, French, and, for the first time in Raptors history, Mandarin.Yes, Linsanity II is alive North of the Border as are Mike Woodson’s Knicks, who take their five-game winning streak into Air Canada Centre. It…
During the week, ESPNNewYork.com’s Ian Begley, Jared Zwerling and Christopher Hunt will break down several hot topics in “The Knicks Report.”
In Friday’s segment, Hunt and Zwerling discuss the Knicks’ five-game winning streak and what the team can do to improve.
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While a five-game sample is too small to draw any meaningful conclusions, some changes that have occurred under the Knicks’ interim coach, Mike Woodson, bear watching.
Paul Pierce scored 25 points to help the Boston Celtics snap the Milwaukee Bucks’ six-game winning streak, 100-91.
Boston halted the Milwaukee Bucks’ six-game winning streak on Thursday after a defensive change in the third quarter helped them to a 100-91 road win that tightened their grip on an Eastern Conference playoff spot.
Al Jefferson’s putback with 0.9 seconds remaining lifted the Utah Jazz to a 103-102 win over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night.
This season is not a lost cause to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Chris Kaman scored 20 points and the Hornets rallied for a 97-90 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night, spoiling Chris Paul’s return to New Orleans.
Rookie Chandler Parsons had 20 points and a career-high 11 rebounds, leading the Houston Rockets to a 109-83 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.
David West grabbed three offensive rebounds in the final 70 seconds, Darren Collison made a key steal of an inbounds pass, and Paul George’s 3-pointer with 1:01 to play gave the Indiana Pacers their first lead of the game, completing a 22-point comeback Thursday night for an 85-83 win over the Washington Wizards.
The manager for Allen Iverson says the former NBA star will not play for a team in the Dominican Republic.
The NBA isn’t an equal-opportunity league when it comes to shots and minutes. Mike Woodson knows he has to treat each player differently.