Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jun 05 2012)
Mike D’Antoni did not attend Carmelo Anthony’s SoHo birthday celebration last Friday morning. The two were not the best of friends during their 73 games together in New York.
Kevin Durant scored 22 of his 27 points in the second half and Russell Westbrook added 23 as the youth and athleticism of the Thunder overwhelmed the Spurs on Monday.
After two straight losses in the Eastern Conference finals, Miami Coach Erik Spoelstra’s description of injured Chris Bosh as the team’s “most important player” looks a lot more credible.
Looking forward to a full training camp under Coach Mike Woodson, Carmelo Anthony on Monday offered to recruit players if the Knicks ask.
The Washington Wizards announced that Randy Wittman would return as their coach next season, retaining the position he took after Flip Saunders was fired in January.
Paul Pierce, who led the Celtics with 23 points, and LeBron James, who led the Heat with 29 points, both fouled out in overtime as the Celtics won to tie the series at 2-2.
Kevin Durant and the surging Oklahoma City Thunder are just one victory from the NBA finals.
Manu Ginobili clenched his fist and punched the scorer’s table. But nasty isn’t what the San Antonio Spurs need anymore.
Kevin Durant scored 27 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5, moving within a victory of a series knockout.
Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is back in the starting lineup for Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.