Knicks Morning News (Monday, Dec 31 2012)
December 31st, 2012 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Out With the Old: Clips Take Streak Into New Year (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 09:13:57 GMT)
Having wrapped up December with just the third 16-0 month in NBA history, the Los Angeles Clippers face tough challenges starting the new year.
[New York Times] Still Hurt, Amar’e Stoudemire Is Itching to Help Knicks (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 07:30:04 GMT)
The Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire, who had knee surgery two months ago, said he would try to play against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday if he continued to improve.
[New York Times] Clippers Win 17th in Row, Finish December at 16-0 (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 06:22:47 GMT)
After their 17th consecutive victory gave them a perfect month, the Los Angeles Clippers finally paused to admire their achievement.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Section 15: Three Generations (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 05:48:40 GMT)
Across four seats in Section 15 sat three generations of Brooklyn, proudly watching a team represent their native borough.
[New York Times] Thomas Leads Kings Past Celtics 118-96 (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:44:03 GMT)
Isaiah Thomas scored 27 points and made one of Sacramento’s two four-point plays in the second half as the Kings handed the Boston Celtics their third straight lopsided loss on a California road swing, 118-96 on Sunday night.
[New York Times] Prince’s Late Free Throws Lift Pistons Over Bucks (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 03:13:53 GMT)
Tayshaun Prince made two free throws with 10.9 seconds left to give Detroit a 96-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night after the Pistons blew a 14-point lead.
[New York Times] Big 3 Help Spurs Send Mavs to Sixth Straight Loss (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 03:01:43 GMT)
Tony Parker had 21 points and nine assists, Manu Ginobili had several key baskets among his 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs handed the Dallas Mavericks their sixth straight loss, 111-86 on Sunday night.
[New York Post] Amar’e Stoudemire might not be back in the lineup by New Year’s Day (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 06:25:21 -0500)
The wait for Amar’e Stoudemire continues.
[New York Post] Symbolism of Stoudemire on New Year’s would be perfect (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:06:40 -0500)
Stoudemire, who hoped tomorrow, New Year’s Day, would represent his return from left knee surgery, went through a full practice yesterday with some approximation of the Knicks’ roster. While claiming he felt better, Stoudemire admitted he is not yet 80 percent and…
This is about strength of symbolism as much as it is about strength of Amar’e Stoudemire’s left knee.
[New York Post] Melo misses practice â?? and he’s not alone (Mon, 31 Dec 2012 02:52:30 -0500)
This is about the hope of a New Year coming together on the Garden floor tomorrow night. That is why Stoudemire needs to play against the Trail Blazers.
Carmelo Anthony, who missed the past two games with a hyperextended left knee, shot on his own yesterday and did not practice with the Knicks. His status for tomorrow’s game against the Trail Blazers at the Garden is day-to-day, pending a further determination to be made today. “Carmelo was…
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