You know the guy, Jim Dolan. He impaired this franchise for a dozen years, alienating fans and media alike with higher ticket prices and no big victories. Fair is fair, though. If we blamed him for this jumble, we can laud him for the Knicks’ 7-1 start.
Jason Kidd juked Indiana’s Lance Stephenson into the air with a head fake he has attempted hundreds of times in his NBA career. But the first-quarter play in the Knicks’ 88-76 win at the Garden resulted in seven stitches to the top of Kidd’s head, as Stephenson caught him with his teeth on the way down.
From Mike Woodson’s technical foul in the first minute and a half, to Jason Kidd taking a shot in the head from Lance Stephenson a few minutes later, requiring seven stitches, there was ample proof that at least some Knicks were wide awake, or in Kidd’s case, rudely awakened, when they had to endure a noon start at the Garden on Sunday.
It felt like the late 1990s at Madison Square Garden yesterday.
The opponent didn’t reach 50 points until well into the third quarter, the Knicks were comfortably ahead despite a far-from-stellar shooting performance and the crowd was on its feet chanting “De-fense.â?
The Knicks remained undefeated at the Garden…
Marcus Camby lives. Or, in this case, plays â?? finally.
After failing to get off the bench in the team’s last two games, coach Mike Woodson called upon the 6-foot-11 center for nearly 13 minutes of action, a season high. The 38-year-old Camby, in his second stint with the Knicks…
Steve Novak is going to keep shooting, you can count on that.
Despite shooting poorly in the Knicks’ 88-76 win over the Pacers yesterday, the Garden’s resident sharpshooter said he is not going to make excuses or be discouraged just because of an off game.
“I know they’re…
When Raymond Felton heard Donnie Walsh had been in the building, he began to hurriedly change into his street clothes in hopes of catching the Knicks’ former general manager before he left the World’s Most Famous Arena.
“I didn’t know he was here,â? Felton said. “I got to…
The Lakers are still waiting for coach Mike D’Antoni to take charge of his first game but Los Angeles continued their recent revival with a 119-108 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday.
Andray Blatche, the self-proclaimed Godfather of the Nets’ bench mob, has been quietly proving his critics wrong this season, but he took his reclamation to another level Sunday against the Kings.
After becoming a news media sensation last season with the Knicks, Jeremy Lin has settled into a more comfortable role as one of the Houston Rockets.
The Knicks topped the undermanned Pacers in a mostly sluggish Sunday afternoon game at Madison Square Garden, bouncing back from their first loss of the season.
Mike D’Antoni, who was hired last Monday, had aimed to coach the Lakers on Sunday night against the Houston Rockets. After consulting with the team trainer, however, D’Antoni decided it was too soon.
Donnie Walsh began to rebuild the Knicks team in 2008, when he was president and general manager. Walsh, now the president of basketball operations for Indiana, saw up-close how much the Knicks have improved when they played the Pacers on Sunday.
Kevin Durant notched his first career triple-double with 25 points, 13 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists, and Oklahoma City beat Golden State 119-109 on Sunday.
Kobe Bryant had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his 18th career triple-double, and the revitalized Los Angeles Lakers ran past the Houston Rockets 119-108 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games since firing coach Mike Brown.
Greg Monroe had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Detroit Pistons to their first home win of the season, 103-83 over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.
Wesley Matthews and Nicolas Batum scored 21 points apiece and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Chicago Bulls 102-94 on Sunday night for their first-three-game winning streak since opening last season with a trio of victories.
In argument over playing styles between the Knicks and the Pacers, the Knicks proved to have the winning formula with Tyson Chandler as their secret threat.
Mike D’Antoni postponed his debut on the Los Angeles Lakers’ bench for at least another game Sunday night, giving the coach a few more days to recover from recent knee replacement surgery.
Reserve forward Andray Blatche scored 22 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to their fifth straight win, 99-90 over the struggling Sacramento Kings on Sunday.
Evan Turner had 19 points and nine assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the reeling Cleveland Cavaliers 86-79 Sunday night.