Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Mar 16 2013)
March 16th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Sue Bird Upbeat Despite Needing Another Surgery (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 07:47:57 GMT)
Sue Bird is no stranger to surgeries. She’ll have her fourth in six years in early May to remove a cyst from her right knee.
[New York Times] Bryant Leaves Early, but Lakers Beat Pacers 99-93 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 07:39:06 GMT)
When Kobe Bryant’s playing days end, perhaps he has a future in coaching.
[New York Times] Heat Win 21st Straight, Beat Bucks 107-94 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 07:38:58 GMT)
Whether this winning streak for the Miami Heat ends with the NBA record or not, Chris Bosh is certain of one thing.
[New York Times] Denver Beats Memphis 87-80 for 11th Straight Win (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:11:46 GMT)
The Denver Nuggets plodded along for three quarters before beating Memphis at its own game.
[New York Times] Bulls Blitz Warriors in Impressive Rout, 113-95 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:05:38 GMT)
Luol Deng scored 23 points, Carlos Boozer had 21 points and nine rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls bounced back from their most lopsided loss of the season to whip the Golden State Warriors 113-95 on Friday night.
[New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Kobe Bryant Returns Against Pacers Despite Ankle Sprain (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:50:17 GMT)
With a win against the Bucks in Milwaukee, the Miami Heat increased their win streak to 21, remaining unbeaten since Feb. 1.
[New York Times] Durant, Westbrook Lead Thunder Past Magic, 117-104 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:45:00 GMT)
Kevin Durant scored 26 points and Russell Westbrook added 23 to help the Oklahoma City Thunder keep up their dominant play at home with a 117-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
[New York Times] Bench Helps Mavs Beat Cavs 96-86 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:32:34 GMT)
Rodrigue Beaubois scored 18 points off the bench and keyed a fourth-quarter run to lead the Dallas Mavericks past the Cleveland Cavaliers, 96-86 on Friday night.
[New York Times] Bryant Leaves Early, but Lakers Beat Pacers 99-93 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:23:48 GMT)
When Kobe Bryant couldn’t be the tough guy on the court Friday night, he resorted to being an MVP coach.
[New York Times] Harden, Lin Rally Rockets Past Minnesota (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 02:41:34 GMT)
James Harden scored 37 points, Jeremy Lin had 24 and the Houston Rockets rallied from 20 points down in the third quarter to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-100 on Friday night.
[New York Times] Knicks and Nets Won’t Meet Again, but Race Is On (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 02:19:42 GMT)
The Knicks’ slump has given the Nets new hope in their pursuit of the Atlantic Division title, and the ensuing playoff advantages.
[New York Times] Smith Has Double-Double, Hawks Beat Suns, 107-94 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 02:11:53 GMT)
Josh Smith made a strong return to Atlanta’s lineup with 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Hawks led by double figures throughout the final period of their 107-94 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
[New York Times] Johnson Has 21 Rebounds as Raptors Beat Bobcats (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 01:47:44 GMT)
Rudy Gay scored 28 points, Amir Johnson had 12 points and a career-high 21 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Charlotte Bobcats 92-78 on Friday night.
[New York Times] Wall Has Season-High 29; Wizards Top Hornets 96-87 (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 01:29:50 GMT)
John Wall put on a rare shooting show Friday night, scoring a season-high 29 points and matching his career high with three 3-pointers as the Washington Wizards ran their home winning streak to four with a 96-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets.
[New York Daily News] Wounded Knicks brought to knees (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:58:23 GMT)
The hope, however far-fetched, is that both Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler will be available for Sunday’s game against the Clippers.
[New York Post] Carmelo Anthony must heal up for Knicks to have deep NBA playoff run (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:07:29 -0500)
LOS ANGELES â?? They should know better by now, know better than anyone, in fact, how fragile a basketball season can be. And that doesn’t even account for the various ligaments, cartilages and joints presently afflicted in the M*A*S*H triage unit that also goes by the pseudonym…
[New York Post] Anthony to test knee today in L.A. (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:13:27 -0500)
LOS ANGELES â?? Carmelo Anthony leads the Knicks in frequent-flier miles on this nightmare West Coast trip, but is almost last in shooting percentage.
[New York Post] West on radar as PG play disappoints (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:45:51 -0500)
Perhaps Anthony will get a chance to improve that 7-of-27 Western ledger. He rejoined the reeling Knicks Friday, will try to practice Saturday and hasn’t ruled…
LOS ANGELES â?? The Knicks aren’t that desperate yet, but will be one of the teams monitoring the progress of mercurial point guard Delonte West, expected to make his D-League debut tonight when the Texas Legends host the Santa Cruz Warriors.West is a super talent and super headache, but…
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