Carmelo Anthony made a triumphant return, but Iman Shumpert made a discouraging exit.
Anthony, in his first game since getting his swollen right knee drained last Thursday, looked like a new player. He was limber and light in scoring 21 points with eight rebounds in 33 tidy minutes as the…
Twenty-two seconds deep, he figured, was plenty long enough to wait. Might as well see how the knee was feeling. Might as well see if there would be any rust, any corrosion, to work through.
Twenty-two seconds deep, Pablo Prigioni found Carmelo Anthony open, a step and a half behind…
With all due respect to starting center Kenyon Martin, Patrick Ewing might have been the Knicks’ best option at center last night. Instead, Ewing did his first-ever MSG Network telecast â?? on the postgame show.
“The Big Fellaâ? said the sky’s the limit once the Knicks get back their current…
With 10:59 left on the clock, Kenyon Martin slipped toward the rim and took a high, arcing lob from Jason Kidd and rammed it home, putting the Knicks ahead by two more points against the overmatched Magic. Shades of the Nets, circa 2002-03
“Nah, that’s too far back…
Kurt Thomas said he feels there is a “50-50” chance he will make his return by the playoffs, confirming that an old stress fracture on his right foot got reaggravated on the West Coast trip.
“I had a stress fracture in 2006-007 when I played for Phoenix,” Thomas said. “I…
Earlier in the day, before the Knicks took the court against Orlando on Wednesday night, coach Mike Woodson asked GM Glen Grunwald if he could get some reinforcements for the decimated frontcourt.
Carmelo Anthony erased concern about his knee within the first 30 seconds, nailing an open three with the type of jump he could not have managed just a week earlier. It was the first of his seven buckets as Anthony returned in style Wednesday night at the Garden, scoring 21 points and helping to lift the Knicks to a 106-94 win over an Orlando squad that never once held a lead.
Iman Shumpert said he left last night's game against Orlando after feeling "a pop" in his left knee.
Iman Shumpert, who missed half the season recovering from left knee surgery, strained that same knee in the second quarter against the Magic. He left the court and sat on the bench without returning for the remainder of the game.
“I took a step to explode and go up to the rim and felt it pop,” he said afterward. “Last time I felt a pop, I was out eight months. I was nervous and more scared than anything.”
With all of the injuries the Knicks have already been plagued with recently, Shumpert’s knee tweak couldn’t have come at a more inopportune time.
After two weeks of stress and anxiety, Carmelo Anthony was able to breathe easy late Wednesday night.
The Knicks star returned to the floor after a lengthy battle with a mysterious knee injury. He scored 21 points in 33 minutes in a 106-94 win over Orlando.
Afterward, Anthony mentioned four words that should help Knicks fans sleep soundly at night.
“I had no pain,” he said. “It’s a big relief for me. Especially mentally, emotionally.”
And it’s an even bigger relief for the Knicks, whose playoff hopes and dreams rest largely with the health of Anthony.
Marc Gasol and the Memphis Grizzlies finally put away Oklahoma City with their final shot.
Chris Paul scored 19 points, Caron Butler added 14 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-72 on Wednesday, bouncing back on the second night of back-to-back games.
John Wall scored 19 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Phoenix Suns 88-79 on Wednesday night for their first victory in the Valley in more than six years.
Brook Lopez scored a season-high 38 points as the Nets beat the Mavericks and showed an attitude that they were poised for a serious playoff run.
It would have been the biggest upset of the NBA season. However, the defending NBA champion Miami Heat had other ideas.
LeBron James scored 25 points as the Heat beat the short-handed Cavaliers on Wednesday and extended the second-longest winning streak in N.B.A. history.
After missing some action because of knee problems, Carmelo Anthony looked sharp as he scored 21 points in the Knicks’ victory over the woeful Magic.
Anthony Davis outreached Kevin Garnett and Jeff Green for a last-second tip-in, and the New Orleans Hornets snapped a four-game skid with an 87-86 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Tim Duncan had 25 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and four blocks and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 104-93 Wednesday night.
Brook Lopez scored 38 points and Deron Williams had 31 in his first visit to Dallas since spurning his hometown team in free agency, leading the Brooklyn Nets past the Mavericks 113-96 on Wednesday night.
James Harden had 29 points and the Houston Rockets improved their positioning in the Western Conference playoff race with a 100-93 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
No matter how Knicks fans feel about their team’s roster being affected by a rash of injuries, Coach Mike Woodson made it clear before Wednesday’s game against the Orlando Magic that he and General Manager Glen Grunwald are not looking to sign free agents.
Byron Mullens scored 25 points, Gerald Henderson had another solid all-around game and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Toronto Raptors 107-101 on Wednesday night to win consecutive games for the first time since mid-November.
Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points after missing the previous three games with a knee injury, and the New York Knicks beat the Orlando Magic 106-94 on Wednesday night.
Jeff Teague scored 27 points and Al Horford had 26, taking control after a sluggish first quarter to lead the Atlanta Hawks past the Milwaukee Bucks 98-90 Wednesday night.
Thanks to a balanced scoring attack, the Denver Nuggets have won 13 consecutive games, a club record, even without a high-scoring star.