Knicks Morning News (Friday, May 25 2012)
Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom was the most impressive perimeter defender at the Brooklyn Nets’ draft combine last Saturday. He was the loudest one, calling out pick-and-roll screens and back picks, and aggressively getting up on guys and causing turnovers. His play made the GMs and scouts in attendance look at each other in mutual agreement, and then make a note.
He brought that same intensity to his individual workout with the Knicks, who have the 48th pick in the draft and lost defensive ace Iman Shumpert to a knee injury during the playoffs.
Joe Glass, Mike Woodson’s former agent, expressed dismay yesterday with his ex-client, believing he could have shown more loyalty two weeks ago.
As The Post reported, owner James Dolan recommended Woodson, who has been interim coach since Mike D’Antoni resigned in March, fire Glass as his agent before…
Dwyane Wade scored 41 points as Miami beat Indiana and advanced to the Eastern Conference finals.
Current players for the Celtics and the 76ers do not have much history against each other in the playoffs, but the two franchises do.
LeBron James was the leading vote-getter for the All-N.B.A. team, while Kobe Bryant earned his 10th first-team selection, tied for second on the career list.
Miami’s LeBron James hailed team mate Dwyane Wade’s “spectacular” 41-point performance after the Heat booked their place in the Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 win over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday.
Dwyane Wade turned on the style as the Miami Heat clinched a place in the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 win over the Indiana Pacers in Game Six on Thursday.
Dwyane Wade turned on the style as the Miami Heat clinched their place in the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 win over the Indiana Pacers in Game six on Thursday.
Dwyane Wade scored 41 points and LeBron James added 28 as Miami eliminated the Pacers from the playoffs.
Evan Turner has been inefficient for the Philadelphia 76ers in the playoffs, but more time in the post could be productive.