Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Oct 25 2012)
October 25th, 2012 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Daily News] Knicks’ Chandler leaves Nets game with knee injury (Thu, 25 Oct 2012 06:31:01 GMT)
Tyson Chandler ended the preseason in the worst possible way; on crutches and without knowing for certain if he will be available for next week’s season opener in Brooklyn. Chandler suffered a left knee injury in the first minute of the Knicks 97-95 overtime win against the Nets in the preseason finale for both teams at the Nassau Coliseum.The NBA’s reigning Defensive Player of the Year, will have an MRI on Thursday in New York. The Knicks are calling Chandler’s injury a sore knee but the veteran center believes it is a sprain.
[New York Newsday] Tyson Chandler's knee injury throws scare into Knicks (Thu, 25 Oct 2012 00:39:10 EDT)
The Knicks couldn't escape the final preseason game without another injury to a significant player. This time it's Tyson Chandler's health that has Mike Woodson's stomach in knots.
[New York Post] Chandler hurts knee in Knicks’ preseason victory, will have MRI exam (Thu, 25 Oct 2012 04:08:35 -0500)
The Knicks injury-wracked preseason couldn’t get worse, could it? It could and it did.
[New York Post] Nets turn focus to real battle on opening night (Thu, 25 Oct 2012 04:00:20 -0500)
“Thank God exhibition is over,” coach Mike Woodson said Wednesday night.
Amen. It was capped by Tyson Chandler’s left-knee injury after a spill 44 seconds into the game after he banged into Gerald Wallace…
Let the buildup begin.
[New York Post] Knicks coach Woodson shows up with gash over right eye (Thu, 25 Oct 2012 04:00:20 -0500)
The Nets lost to the Knicks in overtime last night, falling 97-95 in overtime to their crosstown rivals at Nassau Coliseum in the final preseason game for both teams.
Now, with the preseason out of the way, everyone’s attention turns to next week’s season…
Maybe it was the symbolism of the Knicks’ battered training camp. Coach Mike Woodson showed up with a gash above his right eye that was covered in tape. It’s unclear how he did it because he wouldn’t say other than to joke he got into a fight. It…
[ESPN.com - New York Knicks] Melo: Felton 'has a sense of urgency' (Thu, 25 Oct 2012 00:24:19 EDT)
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — After watching Ray Felton for six preseason games, Carmelo Anthony had some interesting things to say about his point guard.
“I can tell, and as a team, we can tell, that he has a sense of urgency and he wants to regain his spot,” Anthony said. “He’s playing like he has a chip on his shoulder, which we endorse. For him to come back to New York after being traded and still have that look in his eye and want to make something happen and get something done and lead this team.
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