Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jun 18 2012)
Iman Shumpert is back on his feet, but he is a long way from getting back on the basketball court.
The Knicks guard, who made an appearance yesterday at a Sprint NBA Nation event at South Street Seaport, is back walking under his own power after surgery early last month…
LeBron James scored 29 points and Dwyane Wade had 25 as Miami held off Oklahoma City in Game 3 of the N.B.A. finals to take a 2-1 series lead.
Kevin Durant picked up his fourth foul late in the third quarter, then scored just 4 points in the final quarter as Oklahoma City lost Game 3 to Miami.
In the N.B.A. finals, Miami is trying to slow the Thunder’s attack by getting in front and holding on tight.
Back and forth they went in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, with the Miami Heat finally pulling out a 91-85 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Here’s a list of some of the talking points from Sunday night, including perhaps the most gentlemanly display of trash talk in finals history, how free throws aren’t free and why Shane Battier keeps making the most of his first taste of the title series.
The lead was 10, the building was quiet, it was late in the third quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder were on the cusp of grabbing command of the NBA Finals again.
LeBron James played like a man on a mission on Sunday, barreling his way to the rim, fighting for rebounds and getting to the foul line as the Miami Heat seized the lead in the NBA Finals with a 91-85 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Oklahoma City Thunder were the best free-throw shooting team in the NBA this season but the Western Conference champions lost Game Three of the championship series due to their frailties at the line against the Miami Heat on Sunday.
Miami’s dominance from the free-throw line proved strong enough to quell the Oklahoma City Thunder in a fierce fourth-quarter battle as the Heat claimed a 91-85 Game Three victory on Sunday and a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Finals.
The Miami Heat held off Oklahoma City Thunder after a scintillating fourth-quarter battle to claim a 91-85 Game Three victory and seize a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven National Basketball Association Finals on Sunday.
LeBron James scored 21 points, and his 3-pointer capped a comeback that gave the Miami Heat a 69-67 lead after three quarters of Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night.