Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Jan 06 2013)
January 6th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Daily News] Amar’e: Remarks meant to praise Woodson, not knock D’Antoni (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 04:57:17 GMT)
Amar’e Stoudemire went with the reliable “taken out of contextâ? defense regarding his comments that indicated he was never taught defense before Mike Woodson was promoted to Knicks head coach.
[New York Daily News] Melo collects 40 points as Knicks defeat Magic (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 03:25:14 GMT)
Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his 40 points in fourth quarter as the Knicks continued their dominance over Eastern Conference teams by defeating the Magic 114-106 on Saturday.
[New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double Rallies Celtics Over Hawks (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 06:39:22 GMT)
Rajon Rondo had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists as the Boston Celtics overcame a 19-point deficit against the Atlanta Hawks.
[New York Times] Nets 113, Kings 93: Nets Rout Kings, Continue Revival Under Coach Carlesimo (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 06:39:04 GMT)
With a 20-point rout of the Kings at Barclays Center, the Nets moved to 5-1 under Coach P. J. Carlesimo and finally appear headed in the right direction.
[New York Times] Knicks 114, Magic 106: Anthony’s 40 Points Send Knicks Past Magic (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 06:39:04 GMT)
Carmelo Anthony accepted Arron Afflalo’s challenge in the final minutes and poured in 40 points â?? 16 in the fourth quarter â?? to help the Knicks improve to 23-10.
[New York Times] Clippers Get Club-Record 12th Straight Home Win (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 06:13:32 GMT)
Chris Paul had 27 points and nine assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and the Los Angeles Clippers set a franchise record with their 12th straight home victory, 115-89 over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Nuggets Get 26 Points From Gallinari in Win (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 05:58:46 GMT)
Kenneth Faried shook off a stomach bug to help the Denver Nuggets shake off a rare home loss.
[New York Times] Spurs Smack Sixers to Ride High in the West (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 05:46:29 GMT)
Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs maintained course with a swagger in their bid for supremacy in the hotly contested Western Conference with a 109-86 rout of the road-weary Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.
[New York Times] Hornets 99-96 in OT Over Mavs in Dirk’s 1st Start (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 05:19:33 GMT)
Having Dirk Nowitzki back in the starting lineup was a significant step for the Dallas Mavericks.
[New York Times] Lakers Are Finding There Is Nothing Beautiful About Aging Lineup (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 05:04:47 GMT)
After Friday’s loss to the Clippers, Kobe Bryant and the Lakers found themselves 10 games behind in the standings to the other team in Los Angeles.
[New York Times] Batum, Matthews Lead Blazers Over Wolves (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 04:19:58 GMT)
Nicolas Batum and Wesley Matthews each made five 3s and scored 26 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers over the injury-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves 102-97 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Spurs Too Much for 76ers, 109-86 (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 04:13:46 GMT)
Tony Parker had 20 points, Manu Ginobili scored 19 and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Philadelphia 76ers 109-86 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Spurs Smack Sixers to Ride High in the West (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 03:58:28 GMT)
Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs maintained course in their bid for supremacy in the hotly contested Western Conference with a 109-86 rout of the struggling Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.
[New York Times] Harden Leads Rockets Past Cavaliers 112-104 (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 03:28:34 GMT)
James Harden scored 29 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-104 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Subs Help Nets Beats Kings for 3rd Straight Win (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 03:07:37 GMT)
Brook Lopez scored 18 points in 17 minutes to lead six players in double figures, and the Brooklyn Nets got a nice effort from their reserves in beating the Sacramento Kings 113-93 on Saturday night for their third straight victory.
[New York Times] Rondo, Pierce Help Celtics Rally Past Hawks (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 03:01:39 GMT)
Rajon Rondo had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Atlanta Hawks 89-81 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Anthony Scores 40, Knicks Down Magic 114-106 (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 02:55:50 GMT)
Carmelo Anthony scored 16 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, helping the New York Knicks outlast the Orlando Magic 114-106 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Hibbert Powers Pacers Past Bucks 95-80 (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 02:43:40 GMT)
Roy Hibbert had 20 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 95-80 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.
[New York Times] D’Antoni Says Lakers Need Better Starts, Tighter Defense (Sun, 06 Jan 2013 02:43:31 GMT)
Faster starts and a much improved defense are sorely needed by the Los Angeles Lakers if the 16-time NBA champions are to resurrect a bitterly disappointing campaign, according to their head coach Mike D’Antoni.
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