Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Feb 09 2012)
The Knicks got another strong game from guard Jeremy Lin, who scored 23 points and had 10 assists as they beat Washington.
Tony Parker scored 37 points, Gary Neal added 18 off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs beat the 76ers, 100-90, in a matchup of division leaders Wednesday night in Philadelphia.
Houston has been selected to host the 2013 NBA All-Star game for the second time in seven years, the league said on Wednesday.
Chase Budinger had 22 points off the bench and the Houston Rockets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 103-96 on Wednesday night.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points and the Dallas Mavericks snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the undermanned Denver Nuggets 105-95 on Wednesday night.
San Antonio’s Tony Parker scored 37 points to continue his hot scoring stretch and lead the Spurs to a 100-90 road win over the Atlantic Division-leading Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday for their sixth successive victory.
Carlos Boozer scored 18 points and the Chicago Bulls won their fourth straight game while nearly holding New Orleans to a franchise low in points during a 90-67 rout Wednesday night.
Josh Smith scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, leading the Hawks to a 97-87 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night that snapped Atlanta’s three-game home losing streak.
Greg Monroe had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons won their season-high third straight game with a 99-92 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Wednesday night.
Ramon Sessions scored a season-high 24 points as a last-minute replacement for injured rookie Kyrie Irving and Antawn Jamison scored 27, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 99-92 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.
Dwight Howard had 25 points and 24 rebounds, Ryan Anderson scored 27 and the Orlando Magic hit 17 3-pointers in a 102-89 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
What a week it has been for Jeremy Lin.
Carlos Delfino scored a season-high 25 points against his former team, Drew Gooden had 20 points and 14 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a three-game losing streak, beating the Toronto Raptors 105-99 on Wednesday night.
Tony Parker scored 37 points, Gary Neal added 18 off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Philadelphia 76ers 100-90 in a matchup of division leaders Wednesday night.
Cavaliers rookie Kyrie Irving has his first NBA injury — a concussion.
China can have Stephon Marbury. Jeremy Lin is evolving into the Asian Steve Nash – with a vertical. The Jeremy Lin phenomenon took an unexpected turn Wednesday in a 107-93 win over the Wizards.
Jeremy Lin won the Knicks’ starting point guard job and he’s about to earn a permanent spot on the roster once his contract becomes guaranteed for the remainder of the season on Friday. So now there’s just final order of business to take care of.