Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Mar 10 2012)
MILWAUKEE â?? The Knicks hit their first 11 shots last night and were still down two points by the end of the first quarter.
That says everything about the state of the Knicks’ putrid defense and inability to deliver a knockout blow at the beginning and end. They have forgotten how…
MILWAUKEE â?” Sometimes, it’s the most over-used, over-worked term in sports. Chemistry? You know what the best team chemistry is? Having Babe Ruth hitting third in your lineup, Lou Gehrig fourth. Having Michael Jordan running one side of the floor, Scottie Pippen the other. Terry Bradshaw throwing the football, Lynn…
MILWAUKEE — J.R. Smith made his first start as a Knick Friday night, but the way the whole day went, it might be his last.
With center Tyson Chandler missing his second straight game, Smith was inserted into the lineup because coach Mike D’Antoni wanted to jump-start his…
With low post defenders Tyson Chandler and Jared Jeffries out with injuries, the Knicks defense continued to struggle in a loss to Milwaukee.
The sports agent Roger Montgomery had only a few clients when he took a chance on an under-the-radar talent, Jeremy Lin.
Kris Humphries had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Nets overcame an injury to the All-Star guard Deron Williams on Friday night to defeat the host Charlotte Bobcats, 83-74.
Tyreke Evans and Marcus Thornton each scored 17 points to help the Sacramento Kings end a 10-game losing streak against the Dallas Mavericks with a 110-97 victory on Friday night.
Arron Afflalo scored 28 points, Al Harrington had 20 and the Denver Nuggets pulled away for a 110-97 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.
Chris Paul had 36 points and 11 assists, Mo Williams scored a season-high 33 off the bench, and the Los Angeles Clippers snapped out of their recent funk to beat the San Antonio Spurs 120-108 on Friday night.
Ersan Ilyasova scored 26 points, including a critical putback in the final minute, and the Milwaukee Bucks held on for a 119-114 victory over the New York Knicks on Friday.
Kobe Bryant scored 34 points and Andrew Bynum added 26 points and 10 rebounds to lift the reeling Los Angeles Lakers to a 105-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Antawn Jamison scored 21 points and Kyrie Irving orchestrated a decisive run in the final 3 minutes and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped Oklahoma City’s 14-game home winning streak by beating the Thunder 96-90 on Friday night.
Tayshaun Prince made a driving left-handed shot with 24.3 seconds remaining, and the Detroit Pistons held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 86-85 on Friday night.
Paul Pierce and Ray Allen each scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics rebounded from a lopsided loss and handed one to Portland Friday night, beating the Trail Blazers 104-86.
Kris Humphries had 20 points and 15 rebounds and the New Jersey Nets overcame an injury to Deron Williams to defeat the Charlotte Bobcats 83-74 Friday night.
Lou Williams and Thaddeus Young scored 21 points each, lifting the Philadelphia 76ers past the Utah Jazz 104-91 on Friday night.
"We're searching," Mike D'Antoni said before Friday night's game against the Bucks.
The Knicks frantic rally ultimately fell short, about as short as Carmelo Anthony’s fourth quarter air ball. Milwaukee, which is chasing Mike D’Antoni’s club in the standings, hung on for a 119-114 victory.
JR Smith said last night that he “regretsâ? posting a photo of a naked woman on his Twitter account. Smith, whose sometimes inappropriate social media content has gotten him in hot water before, hinted that the Knicks officials addressed the issue with him but that the NBA has not contacted him.
Jeremy Lin is a wanted man in the NBA. Opposing point guards and marketing departments all want a piece of the Knicks’ point guard.