Knicks Morning News (Friday, Mar 30 2012)
Mike Woodson has summoned lessons from former coaches such as Bob Knight, Red Holzman, Cotton Fitzsimmons and Larry Brown while embracing the challenge of steadying the Knicks franchise.
A fan who bought a Jeremy Lin rookie card from last season just as Linsanity began to crest got mixed results in two resales on eBay.
LeBron James and Chris Bosh each finished with 19 points and 9 rebounds and the Miami Heat extended their home winning streak to 15 with a 106-85 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
Point guard Deron Williams scored 30 points in the victory over the Indiana Pacers, but Shelden Williams and Jordan Williams both left the game injured.
Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant started slowly. Once the NBA’s highest scoring duo got going, they ran right through the Los Angeles Lakers.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away from short-handed New Orleans and beat the Hornets 99-93 on Thursday night.
No fourth-quarter collapse this time against Dallas. These days, everything seems to be going right at home for the Miami Heat.
After a bad loss at New Jersey the previous night, the Indiana Pacers were determined to bounce back at home.
Whether Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire can successfully co-exist will remain an unanswered question for now. And it no longer matters whether Mike D’Antoni’s offense is right for Anthony.
ATLANTA â?? Mike Woodson returns to Atlanta Friday night as the NBA’s hottest coach, hotter than Hotlanta in July â?? with a defense stifling and a club sizzling.
Perhaps Hawks fans won’t exactly recall this Woodson, who couldn’t get the Hawks out of the second round of the playoffs…
Amar’e Stoudemire received his epidural steroid injection yesterday for his bulging disk and did not travel with the Knicks to Atlanta.
Stoudemire’s reaction to the injection ultimately will determine whether he is healthy for the first round of the playoffs, which begin April 28.
The Knicks have listed…
ATLANTA â?? Bernard King, former Knicks legend, said he is “quite disappointed” he has been passed over again for induction into the Hall of Fame.
The Post reported on its website Thursday King, 55, was not voted in as an inductee to the Springfield, Mass., shrine, citing a league source. The…