Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jan 29 2013)
January 29th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Iguodala’s Last-Second FT Lifts Nuggets (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 06:16:13 GMT)
Andre Iguodala’s defensive stop in the final moments helped the Nuggets survive a nerve-racking finish against the Pacers.
[New York Times] Nets Dispel Magic to Get Back to Winning Ways (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:58:05 GMT)
The Brooklyn Nets used a dominant fourth-quarter display to power away from the struggling Orlando Magic for a 97-77 victory on Monday.
[New York Times] Rockets Hand Jazz Worst Home Loss (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:46:17 GMT)
James Harden had 25 points, and the Houston Rockets rolled by the Jazz, 125-80, handing Utah its worst home loss in franchise history.
[New York Times] Nets Compound Orlando Misery With 97-77 Win (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:04:06 GMT)
The Brooklyn Nets powered away from struggling Orlando with a dominant fourth quarter to thrash the Magic 97-77 on Monday.
[New York Times] Iguodala’s Last-Second FT Lifts Nuggets (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:02:06 GMT)
Andre Iguodala made a free throw with 0.4 seconds remaining after forcing a turnover to deny a last-second shot by Indiana, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Pacers 102-101 Monday night.
[New York Times] Knicks Will Ask Less of Kidd (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:02:35 GMT)
Jason Kidd’s abrupt departure on Sunday underlined the tightrope walked by the Knicks, the league’s oldest team.
[New York Times] Butler Scores 19 to Lead Bulls Past Bobcats, 93-85 (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:58:18 GMT)
Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 19 points and Nate Robinson added 15 as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 93-85 on Monday night.
[New York Times] Grizzlies Rally From 17 Down to Beat 76ers (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:49:17 GMT)
Marc Gasol scored a season-high 27 points and Rudy Gay had 26, and the visiting Memphis Grizzlies rallied from 17 down late in the fourth quarter for a 103-100 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
[New York Times] Nets 97, Magic 77: Brook Lopez and Nets Beat the Magic (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:47:05 GMT)
Brook Lopez, who the Magic did not want in a potential trade involving Dwight Howard, played an efficient game scoring 16 points in the Nets’ victory.
[New York Times] Thomas’ Shot Ends Kings’ Skid, Top Wizards 96-94 (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 02:55:34 GMT)
Isaiah Thomas made a floater with a second to play, capping a seesaw finish as the Sacramento Kings broke a four-game losing streak with a 96-94 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
[New York Times] Lee Scores 21 as Warriors Beat Raptors 114-102 (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 02:52:41 GMT)
David Lee had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 17 points before leaving with an injury, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 114-102 on Monday night.
[New York Times] Nets Rout Magic 97-77 for 8th Straight Home Win (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 02:52:36 GMT)
Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 97-77 on Monday night for their eighth straight home victory.
[New York Daily News] Back woes slow Knicks’ Kidd (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 05:37:51 GMT)
JASON KIDD’S recurring back problems are a growing concern for the Knicks despite Mike Woodson saying on his weekly radio show that he expected the veteran point guard to be available for Wednesday’s game against the Orlando Magic.
[New York Post] Felton’s return to Knicks could be Rx for slumping Novak (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 03:19:05 -0500)
Knicks coach Mike Woodson said last week he hoped point guard Raymond Felton’s return would jump-start the slumping Steve Novak.
[New York Post] Knicks eager to get Wallace back on court (Tue, 29 Jan 2013 02:23:21 -0500)
Felton helped get Carmelo Anthony out of a recent shooting funk Sunday with his franchise-record-tying nine 3-pointers, but Novak, the Knicks’ best long-range shooter, has been silent.
The Knicks got point guard Raymond Felton back to reignite the offense. Now coach Mike Woodson is waiting on Rasheed Wallace to reenergize a defense that allowed the Hawks to shoot 60 percent Sunday at the Garden.
There have been false hopes before, but Wallace is expected to return to…
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