Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Jan 13 2013)
January 13th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Post] Alarming trend must end now (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 05:15:45 -0500)
Mike Woodson should stop at the Duane Reade near the Garden, buy the biggest alarm clock he can find and bring into the locker room for today’s noon start against lowly New Orleans.
[New York Post] Shumpert eyes London (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 04:42:58 -0500)
His Knicks need to wake up.
They simply haven’t been ready to play at the…
All indications are the Knicks not only will see the Pistons and the sights while in London, but Iman Shumpert as well.
[New York Post] Anthony: Facing Hornets â??a must win for us’ (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 04:35:32 -0500)
Shumpert, who tore his left ACL and meniscus in the playoffs last April, could make his long-awaited season debut when the Knicks play in London on Thursday, coach…
It wasn’t all that long ago that descriptions like “championship contendersâ? were applied to the Knicks.
[New York Times] Marion Leads Mavs in 104-83 Win Over Grizzlies (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 06:01:53 GMT)
Now, with the season not even half over, their best player calls today’s meeting in the Garden against the team with the worst record in the West a “must win.â?
Dirk Nowitzki is coming along gradually. Maybe the Dallas Mavericks are, too.
[New York Times] Chalmers Hits 10 3-Pointers as Heat Rout Kings (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 05:55:49 GMT)
Mario Chalmers had career highs with 10 3-pointers and 34 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 128-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Suns Scorch Bulls to End Road Drought (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 05:40:25 GMT)
Luis Scola and the fast-paced Phoenix Suns heaved a collective sigh of relief after snapping a 12-game road losing streak with a rousing 97-81 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Camby Adds Foot Injury to Knicks’ List of Woes (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 05:28:58 GMT)
The Knicks found themselves short-handed again Friday night with Marcus Camby out two to four weeks with a foot injury.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Bryant Now Deals With Mediocrity (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 04:26:36 GMT)
A success at every level, the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant has had little experience with struggling on the basketball court.
[New York Times] Scola Scores 22 as Suns Beat Bulls 97-81 (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 04:07:47 GMT)
Luis Scola scored 22 points to help the Phoenix Suns beat the Chicago Bulls 97-81 Saturday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
[New York Times] Suns Scorch Bulls to End Road Losing Streak (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:55:25 GMT)
Luis Scola and the fast-paced Phoenix Suns snapped a 12-game road losing streak with a rousing 97-81 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday.
[New York Times] 76ers Snap Losing Skid in 107-100 Win Over Rockets (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:16:44 GMT)
Jrue Holiday scored 30 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 12 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 107-100 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Jefferson Helps Jazz Rally Past Pistons 90-87 (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:10:56 GMT)
Al Jefferson scored 10 of his 20 points in the third quarter, and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 90-87 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Hill Scores 19 as Pacers Beat Bobcats 96-88 (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:10:47 GMT)
George Hill scored 19 points, D.J. Augustin added a season-high 18 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-88 Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
[New York Times] Wall Debuts With 14; Wizards Top Hawks 93-83 (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 02:37:31 GMT)
John Wall gave his teammates a lift with 14 points and four assists in his first game of the season, and the worst-in-NBA Washington Wizards have their first winning streak after a 93-83 victory Saturday night over the Atlanta Hawks.
[New York Times] Late Rally Helps Magic Snap Clippers’ Record Streak (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 01:22:25 GMT)
The high-flying Los Angeles Clippers came down to earth with an unexpected late bump in a 104-101 loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday, their first defeat at home after a franchise record 13-game win streak.
[New York Times] Finally Pointed in Right Direction, Nets Have No Interest in Looking Back (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 01:11:50 GMT)
The rebuilt and rebranded Nets have won five in a row to improve to 7-1 under Coach P. J. Carlesimo.
[New York Times] Knicks Use Day of Rest to Focus on Defense (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 00:17:04 GMT)
Coach Mike Woodson said he would not push the Knicks, the oldest team in the league, by holding practice on a day of rest after back-to-back games. But after three straight losses, he changed his mind.
[New York Newsday] Mike Woodson wants to see more toughness from Knicks (Sun, 13 Jan 2013 01:14:41 EST)
Mike Woodson doesn't like the way the Knicks are allowing themselves to be pushed around and get "out-toughed," and he said it's about time they showed some resistance.
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