Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Feb 05 2013)
February 5th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Pacers Tie Up Bulls in Central With 111-101 Win (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 08:21:52 GMT)
The Indiana Pacers aren’t going to let a little scheduling quirk slow them down.
[New York Times] LeBron’s Hot Shooting Lifts Heat Past Bobcats (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:03:22 GMT)
LeBron James was at his deadly accurate best and scored 31 points to help the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat shoot down an inspired Charlotte Bobcats 99-94 on Monday.
[New York Times] Knicks 99, Pistons 85: 20 Rebounds for Chandler and a Win for the Knicks (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:37:09 GMT)
Tyson Chandler became the first Knick since Willis Reed to grab 20 rebounds in three straight games as the Knicks rolled over the Pistons for their fifth consecutive victory.
[New York Times] NBA Capsules (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:24:39 GMT)
David West scored 29 points and Paul George had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, leading Indiana past short-handed Chicago 111-101 on Monday night for a share of the Central Division lead.
[New York Times] NHL Capsules (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:16:08 GMT)
Mike Smith stopped 21 shots, Lauri Korpikoski and Martin Hanzal both scored, and the Phoenix Coyotes extended their point streak to five games with a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
[New York Times] Foye, Millsap Lift Jazz Over Kings in OT, 98-91 (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:16:00 GMT)
Randy Foye had 20 points, including six in overtime, and the Utah Jazz defeated the Sacramento Kings 98-91 on Monday night.
[New York Times] LeBron James Leads Heat Past Bobcats (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:04:24 GMT)
LeBron James scored 31 points and Chris Bosh added 23 to lead Miami past Charlotte, 99-94, Monday night, the Heat’s 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.
[New York Times] Chandler Has 20 Boards Again, Knicks Rout Pistons (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 04:25:30 GMT)
The toughest part of Tyson Chandler’s night was the postgame interview.
[New York Times] Without Griffin, Clippers Fall 98-90 to Wizards (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 04:12:56 GMT)
The Los Angeles Clippers were missing Blake Griffin and Chris Paul. The Washington Wizards won the game.
[New York Times] Pacers Tie Up Bulls in Central With 111-101 Win (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 04:01:20 GMT)
Indiana suddenly has a shooting touch to go with its tough defense.
[New York Times] Aldridge, Blazers Hang On to Beat Wolves 100-98 (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:49:07 GMT)
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 13 rebounds to help the Portland Trail Blazers avoid a late collapse and hang on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98 on Monday night.
[New York Times] LeBron’s Hot Shooting Lifts Heat Past Bobcats (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:42:30 GMT)
LeBron James was at his deadly accurate best as he scored 31 points to help the Eastern Conference-leading Miami Heat shoot down an inspired Charlotte Bobcats team 99-94 on Monday.
[New York Times] Thunder Scorch Mavericks 112-91 (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:36:37 GMT)
Russell Westbrook scored 24 points, Kevin Durant had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder blew out the Dallas Mavericks 112-91 Monday night while avoiding a third straight overtime game between the teams.
[New York Times] 76ers Top Magic for 3rd Straight Victory (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 02:33:37 GMT)
Spencer Hawes had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Jrue Holiday had 13 points and 14 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 78-61 win over the Orlando Magic on Monday.
[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Los Angeles Lakers’ Season Has Been One of Change (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 01:38:14 GMT)
Kobe Bryant has been the sole constant on a team that has already packed at least a half-dozen seasons into this one.
[New York Daily News] Lawrence: Woodson counts stars, makes his point (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 06:05:06 GMT)
Mike Woodson talks about passing Miami for the top spot in the East before the All-Star break in nine days and you can see why the Knick coach is so confident. It’s largely a collection of weaklings the Knicks are playing before Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler head to Houston to team up with the Eastern Conference All-Stars.
[New York Daily News] Knicks bowl over Pistons as Tyson loses Melo bet (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 03:17:22 GMT)
Tyson Chandler managed to get his hands on 20 rebounds again Monday night, matching a Knicks record and finally playing like an All-Star. But it wasn’t just errant shots the center grabbed against the Detroit Pistons. He also caught plenty of flak from his more famous teammate.
[New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: ‘Sheed return still unclear (Tue, 05 Feb 2013 02:20:57 GMT)
No one can say for certain if Rasheed Wallace will return to the lineup this season but Mike Woodson revealed on Monday that he doesn’t expect the veteran forward to be fit again.
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