Knicks Morning News (Thursday, May 31 2012)
The Celtics’ Rajon Rondo scored 44 points to lead all players, but the Heat still got the victory behind LeBron James’s 34 points and Dwyane Wade’s 23 points.
The Thunder say they were merely trying to slow the Spurs by fouling the backup center Tiago Splitter repeatedly in Game 2.
New Orleans won the No. 1 pick in the draft lottery, and because the Nets missed out on a top-three pick, they will send their first-round selection to Portland.
The Charlotte Bobcats, who finished 7-59 this season, will hire a coach within the next couple of weeks, but it will not be Patrick Ewing.
After a painful wait for a new owner, the search for a new star was a breeze for the New Orleans Hornets.
Rajon Rondo posted a stat line never before seen in NBA playoff history. He was on the court for every second of a game that finished more than three hours after it started. He scored more points in a single overtime than anyone this season.
Rajon Rondo delivered an extraordinary playoff performance for the Boston Celtics, racking up 44 points against the Miami Heat, but still ended up on the losing side in a heartbreaking overtime loss on Wednesday.
Rajon Rondo played every second for the Boston Celtics. Made just about every play. Made just about every shot, too.
The Miami Heat withstood a virtuoso performance from Rajon Rondo, who tallied a career-high 44 points, to emerge with a 115-111 overtime victory over the Boston Celtics and claim a 2-0 Eastern Conference finals lead on Wednesday.
The Celtics’ Rajon Rondo played all 53 minutes and scored 44 points, with 10 assists and eight rebounds, but the Heat still got the victory behind LeBron James’s 34 points.
The New Orleans Hornets were awarded the top pick in next month’s National Basketball Association (NBA) draft after winning the annual lottery that favors weaker teams on Wednesday.
David Stern wants to take a closer look at flopping and referees to be able to take a second look at all flagrant fouls.
New owner, and now a new star player. The future suddenly looks bright for the New Orleans Hornets.
It will be, in the eyes of NBA commissioner David Stern, the perfect blend of competition, hatred, geography and, hopefully, TV ratings.
It will be a real rivalry, the Brooklyn Nets versus the New York Knicks.
“I am hoping, for more sparks, a few verbal, some build up,â? Stern said…
Shortly after New Orleans general manager Dell Demps handed off the souvenir ping pong balls that made the Hornets the big prize winner for Kentucky’s Anthony Davis in the NBA Draft Lottery, he was approached by Brooklyn Nets counterpart Billy King.”So, you want to trade the pick?â? King…
Patrick Ewing may be part of Michael Jordan’s inner circle but he won’t be coaching Jordan’s team. And that might not be such a bad thing.