Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jan 30 2012)
In new Knicks radio and TV man Spero Dedes, the local march of screaming shills and game-wreckers has been interrupted.
Friday, for a second straight week because young old pro Mike Breen was calling a national telecast, Dedes worked MSG’s Knicks telecast with Walt Frazier and Bernard…
At the very least, embattled Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni has the support of Amar’e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler.
Those players’ cutting postgame remarks late Saturday night in Houston were aimed at their teammates â?? not a coaching staff under fire.
Stoudemire and Chandler have been around the league long…
Some Knicks are surprised point guard Baron Davis did not make his debut on their four-game recent road trip, according to a person familiar with the situation.Despite the club’s crisis-level 1-9 slide in their past 10 games, Davis â?? who has not played this season because of herniated disks…
WHAT WAS once identified by Mike D’Antoni as a “little crisisâ? is evolving into a full-blown catastrophe.
A young team, Washington started the season 0-8 and has improved to 4-16, but uncertainty surrounds its lineup.
Derrick Rose missed two free throws that would have given Chicago a lead with 22.7 seconds left, then missed a short jumper that would have tied the game in the final seconds.
The injured Carmelo Anthony watched the Knicks keep it close before they succumbed against the Heat.
Chauncey Billups’ homecoming couldn’t have gone better. He scored a season-high 32 points and drew a crucial foul in the waning seconds to help seal the Los Angeles Clippers’ 109-105 victory that snapped the Denver Nuggets’ six-game winning streak Sunday night.
Kobe Bryant had 35 points and 14 rebounds and Pau Gasol scored 28 to give the Los Angeles Lakers a much-needed road victory, 106-101 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
Jason Terry was more than willing to take the big shots, with Dirk Nowitzki just getting back into the Dallas Mavericks’ lineup. Terry made them when they mattered, too.
Jeff Teague tied a career high with 24 points despite playing on a sore left ankle and the Atlanta Hawks beat the New Orleans Hornets 94-72 on Sunday night.
LeBron James got in the saddle before the Miami Heat’s clash with the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, riding to the game on his bicycle.
Danny Granger scored 24 points, and David West and George Hill each had 16 as the Indiana Pacers ran past the Orlando Magic 106-85 on Sunday night.
DeMar DeRozan scored 19 of his 27 points in the second half, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 94-73 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Sunday night.
Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, sinking a layup with 2.6 seconds left as the Cleveland Cavaliers scored the last 12 points of the game to beat the Boston Celtics 88-87 on Sunday night.
By Simon Evans
LeBron James scored 35 points, while reigning NBA MVP Derrick Rose wasted two chances in the final 23 seconds and the Miami Heat escaped with a 97-93 win Sunday over the Chicago Bulls.