Carmelo Anthony shook off foul trouble and frustration with the officiating to score 24 points in 27 minutes, and the Knicks dominated the Celtics.
Amar’e Stoudemire of the Knicks spoke about his rehabilitation from the surgery he had on his right knee three weeks ago.
J.R. Smith has rarely shown the consistency that he has exhibited during the Knicks’ six-game winning streak. He’s scoring more and shooting better.
Often the forgotten member of Miami’s “Big Three,” Chris Bosh stepped up with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade sitting out to get the Heat a big win and move closer to securing home-court advantage throughout the NBA playoffs.
Chris Bosh scored 23 points and the Heat escaped the Spurs with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade sitting out with injuries.
Closing in on one goal of ending Boston’s division title reign, the New York Knicks added another.
The Celtics’ Paul Pierce, 35, is considered one of the league’s stalwart and sage big-game veterans. His delayed rise might reflect the best-case career trajectory for the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony.
Louisville guard Kevin Ware broke his leg in a horrific injury that left college basketball in a state of shock during the March Madness regional finals on Sunday.
Luol Deng scored 28 points, Jimmy Butler and Nate Robinson each added 16, and the Chicago Bulls beat Detroit 95-94 to extend their winning streak to 18 straight against the Pistons.
Greivis Vasquez scored 25 points and Ryan Anderson added 23 to lead the New Orleans Hornets to a 112-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night.
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers all sat out the Miami Heat’s game against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night.
Tyson Chandler, who recently went to see a specialist to determine the extent of his neck injury, says he is hoping to practice Monday and possibly return to the lineup on Tuesday night against the Heat in Miami.
Miami did exactly what you knew the Heat would do by sitting LeBron James and Dwyane Wade against the Spurs in San Antonio on Sunday night. That was the long-awaited payback for the Spurs going into Miami in the 17th game of the season and sitting all of their top players for what Gregg Popovich called “health and safety reasons.”
Maybe LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will miraculously “recover” from their respective injuries and return to Miami’s lineup on Tuesday when the Knicks come to town. The NBA’s best player and his famous sidekick may be all that is standing in the way of the Knicks extending their winning streak.