Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jan 31 2012)
Just ask Mike D’Antoni admitted that he is feeling some heat as his team spins out of control, the embattled Knicks’ coach got some support from Carmelo Anthony.
As they approach the one-third mark of the season, the Knicks, who have lost nine of their last 10 games, are uncomfortably situated in 10th place in the Eastern Conference.
Andre Iguodala had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead Philadelphia over slumping Orlando.
Blake Griffin delivered the dunk of the season on a rim-rattling slam over Kendrick Perkins to highlight the Los Angeles Clippers’ 112-100 home victory over the NBA-leading Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday.
Blake Griffin’s jaw-dropping one-handed jam over Kendrick Perkins sent Los Angeles Clippers fans into a frenzy, fired up his teammates, lit up the Twitterverse and burned the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Gordon Hayward certainly could have been the goat Monday night after moving over to shooting guard for the Utah Jazz and tossing up nothing but bricks early.
Vince Carter scored 21 points against a Phoenix team that’s still paying him, helping the Dallas Mavericks to a 122-99 rout of the Steve Nash-less Suns on Monday night.
Rick Adelman has mostly good memories from his years in Houston, and he added one more on Monday night.
Brandon Jennings had 21 points, reserve Mike Dunleavy added a season-high 20 on 8-of-10 shooting and the Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 103-82 victory over the skidding Detroit Pistons on Monday night.
Matt Bonner scored 15 points, going 5 of 9 from outside the arc, and Tim Duncan added 14 points as the San Antonio Spurs sent Memphis to its fourth straight loss with an 83-73 victory over the Grizzlies on Monday night.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade each scored 22 points, Mike Miller added 14 off the bench and the Miami Heat shook off a slow start to run away from the New Orleans Hornets 109-95 on Monday night.
Andre Iguodala had 14 points and 11 rebounds to lead the surprising Philadelphia 76ers to their third straight win, 74-69 over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.
Derrick Rose scored a season-high 35 points, Carlos Boozer had 18 and Kyle Korver added 17 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 98-88 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
Coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs walks his own path but still provides an example for other teams to follow.
The Knicks’ usual home-court advantage has become a cauldron of pressure this season.
With the Knicks an underachieving and underwhelming 7-13 coming into tonight’s game against the Pistons, it’s no shock Mike D’Antoni’s job security is being questioned. Even D’Antoni admitted himself with gallows humor that it’s cause for concern. But Carmelo Anthony backed his coach, and…
The Knicks got a double dose of bad injury news yesterday with Carmelo Anthony and Baron Davis sitting out practice, and both listed as doubtful for tonight’s game against the Pistons at the Garden.
Davis missing his first practice opportunity in a week is concerning, despite coach Mike D…