If Carmelo Anthony takes the advice of Tyson Chandler, the Knicks’ defensive leader and pseudo physician, he will miss at least one more game to allow the cut on his left middle finger to heal.
Maybe one of these days James Dolan will get around to explaining his reasons for waving goodbye to Jeremy Lin and signing off on acquiring Raymond Felton.
The Knicks are atop the Eastern Conference with a 14-4 record. They were expected to be competitive, but can they keep up this pace? A cast of die-hard basketball fans offer an outlook.
Stephen Curry, the guard being groomed by Coach Mark Jackson, who starred on his high school team in Brooklyn, scored 21 points in the second half to lift the Warriors over the Nets.
The Knicks are on pace to run away from every team in the N.B.A. in 3-pointers, with 218 made on 534 attempts.
Dec 7 (Reuters – Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook gorged himself with 27 points in the first half as the Thunder extended their recent dominant run with a 114-108 win over the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers on Friday.
Evan Turner had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and Thaddeus Young added 17 points and 12 rebounds to lead the host Philadelphia 76ers to an overtime win over the Celtics on Friday.
In a reversal of roles, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers know they’re the predators trying to track down Kevin Durant’s Oklahoma City Thunder.
DeMarcus Cousins had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and reserve guard Isaiah Thomas also scored 17 to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Orlando Magic 91-82 on Friday night.
Paul Millsap scored 20 points, Enes Kanter had 18 in his first career start and the Utah Jazz hit 13 3-pointers to rout the Toronto Raptors 131-99 on Friday night.
As animated as Quincy Pondexter was on a night when he couldn’t miss, it looked as though he wanted the team that traded him away to notice how well he’s doing these days.
Evan Turner forgot about the missed shots and craved another chance.
Ersan Ilyasova scored a season-high 21 points and Marquis Daniels had season highs with 18 points and six rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks took command early and beat the Charlotte Bobcats 108-93 on Friday night.
Tony Parker had 17 points and seven assists, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in a 114-92 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
Kevin Love had 36 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 91-73 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
Joakim Noah had 30 points and 23 rebounds, setting career highs in both categories and helping the Chicago Bulls beat the Detroit Pistons for the 16th straight time, 108-104 on Friday night.
Josh Smith had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Al Horford also posted a double-double and the Atlanta Hawks beat Washington 104-95 on Friday night to keep the Wizards winless on the road.
David Lee had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 28 points, and the Golden State Warriors gave coach Mark Jackson a winning return to Brooklyn by beating the Nets 109-102 on Friday night.
Denver’s Andre Miller brought back a blast from the past Friday night.
Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks is having a career year as a shooter, even without exploiting his elite ability as a pick-and-roll scorer.
The Off the Dribble team was interested in learning about Nets fans now that the team is in Brooklyn. David Ison, a Kansas City transplant living in Yonkers, took his future stepson to Section 15.
Coming off a 23-43 season, the Warriors are 11-7 this season and face the Nets in Brooklyn on Friday night with two ex-Knicks in David Lee and Coach Mark Jackson.