Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Dec 17 2011)
Even some of the Knicks say they would like to see the Nets land the pieces they need to restore their competitiveness.
Kobe Bryant’s wife, who stood by her husband when he was charged with sexual assault in 2003, filed for divorce on Friday from the Lakers star citing irreconcilable differences.
Jarrett Jack scored 24 points, Quincy Pondexter and Emeka Okafor added 12 apiece and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 97-90 in a preseason game Friday night.
Kyrie Irving scored 21 points in his first exhibition game — including five free throws in the final minute — in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 91-87 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
Derrick Rose and Luol Deng each scored 16 points to help the Chicago Bulls beat the Indiana Pacers 95-86 on Friday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
With new 76ers owner Josh Harris sitting behind a baseline, Lou Williams scored 19 points and Philadelphia beat the cold-shooting and light-defending Washington Wizards 103-78 on Friday night before a sparse crowd in the first of two post-lockout exhibition games between the teams.
Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and his wife Vanessa have filed for divorce after more than 10 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences, a representative for the couple said on Friday.
For Shawne Williams, it was just business. The former Knick said it was a difficult decision to jump to New Jersey, but after waiting for the Knicks to work their way down their free-agent check list, Williams said he chose the Nets simply because it was a better offer.
MIKE Dâ??ANTONI didnâ??t guarantee a parade down Broadway in June but the Knicks head coach says his team has improved enough that it â??should competeâ? for an NBA title.
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Coach Mike Dâ??Antoni didnâ??t dance around the issue yesterday of whether the Knicks are ready to win a championship this season following the mammoth acquisition of center Tyson Chandler.
In his boldest statement of training camp, on the eve of their preseason opener against…
The Knicks continue to take advantage of the new amnesty provision. They are pursuing sore-backed veteran point guard Baron Davis, who cleared waivers last night, and the club also is focused on pursuing forward Travis Outlaw, the Netsâ?? amnesty cut, if he clears tonight at 8, The Post has learned…