Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Jan 20 2013)
January 20th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Back on regular diet, Melo on track post-fast (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:14:21 GMT)
Carmelo Anthony was back on his regular diet this week, which included red meat plus a helping of mid-range jumpers, post-ups and three-point shots.
[New York Times] Clippers Hold Off Upset-Minded Wizards 94-87 (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 06:28:15 GMT)
Chris Paul had 22 points and 11 assists, Blake Griffin added 17 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung on to beat the pesky Washington Wizards 94-87 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Jennings, Ilyasova Help Bucks Win in Portland (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 06:07:23 GMT)
Brandon Jennings had 30 points and eight assists, Ersan Ilyasova added 27 points and 14 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-104 Saturday night to wrap up a successful road trip.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Parker Leads Spurs to Win (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:44:16 GMT)
Tony Parker had 23 points and 12 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Hawks, 98-93, in Atlanta for their fourth straight victory.
[New York Times] Foye, Favors Power Jazz Past Cavs, 109-98 (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:04:57 GMT)
Randy Foye scored 20 points, Derrick Favors had a season-high 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 109-98 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Thompson Has Season-High 29, Warriors Beat Hornets (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 04:40:22 GMT)
Klay Thompson had a season-high 29 points, Jarrett Jack scored seven of his 25 in the final minute and the Golden State Warriors beat the New Orleans Hornets 116-112 on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Grizzlies Beat Weary Bulls in OT, 85-82 (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 04:31:58 GMT)
Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Zach Randolph had 13 points and 19 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Chicago Bulls 85-82 in overtime on Saturday night.
[New York Times] New Guys Lift Wolves to 92-79 Win Over Rockets (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 04:01:46 GMT)
Chris Johnson and Mickael Gelabale signed 10-day contracts with Minnesota on Saturday morning, then scored the first 23 points of the fourth quarter to lift the Timberwolves to a 92-79 victory over the slumping Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
[New York Times] Thornton, Evans Lift Kings Over Bobcats, 97-93 (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 02:55:24 GMT)
Marcus Thornton scored 18 points off the bench, Tyreke Evans came up big down the stretch, and the Sacramento Kings held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 97-93 Saturday night for their third win in four games.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Section 15: Extended College Break (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 02:34:40 GMT)
For three Raptors fans from Toronto, a trip to Barclays Center was worth a few missed classes.
[New York Times] Nets 94, Hawks 89: Nets Hold Off Hawks as Deron Williams Scores 24 (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:23:12 GMT)
Two days after a one-sided defeat in Atlanta, the Nets won a back-and-forth game against the same bruising opponent.
[New York Post] Carlesimo’s crew not the same team Knicks faced in December (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:54:37 -0500)
What a difference a month makes.
[New York Post] Stoudemire improving on â??D’ (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:49:06 -0500)
It’s been just over a month since the Nets and Knicks last faced each other inside Madison Square Garden, a game the Knicks won handily to move themselves six games clear of the Nets in the Atlantic Division standings. The loss was the…
Anytime you ask Amar’e Stoudemire about offense, he changes the subject to defense. It’s a refreshing reversal in priorities since making his season debut Jan. 1 â?? a rusty return in which he often found himself lost on the defensive end.
[New York Post] Former Euro stars shining bright for Knicks (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 05:41:46 -0500)
Since that night, Stoudemire has acted like a…
Although former Knicks coach Mike D’Antoni professed to love European players, sources told The Post he was against bringing in Spanish League point guard Pablo Prigioni the past few years.
[New York Post] A final city matchup this season (Sun, 20 Jan 2013 00:06:06 -0500)
The Post reported in July the Knicks had Prigioni on their radar for four years. According to multiple sources…
Ever since Joe Johnson arrived in Brooklyn and stepped into the borough’s rivalry with Manhattan, the moment he became a Net and inherited their rivalry with the Knicks, he has fueled it by insisting the Nets are the city’s top team. They haven’t been, but tomorrow’s…
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