Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Mar 06 2012)
Knicks center Tyson Chandler is coping with multiple injuries to his left hand and wrist and will probably be playing through pain for the rest of the season.
Russell Westbrook scored 24 points, Kevin Durant added 22 and Oklahoma City scored the final 8 points in a 95-91 victory over Dallas Mavericks and run their home winning streak to 13 games.
The next inevitable phase of the Jeremy Lin story is under way, in which the Knicks point guard makes the critical adjustment from instant celebrity to enduring basketball star.
Nicolas Batum scored 19 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a three-game losing streak with an 86-74 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Monday night.
A dynamite third quarter by Derrick Rose and the Bulls denied Indiana any chance of a second straight win in Chicago.
Arron Afflalo hit three free throws with 0.6 seconds left in regulation, Ty Lawson made a 3-pointer with four seconds remaining in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 119-116 victory over the struggling Sacramento Kings on Monday night.
Dwight Howard is the face of the Orlando Magic franchise but the towering center and scoring leader’s uncertain future in Florida following a trade request is taking its toll on team moral.
Kevin Love had 39 points and 17 rebounds to carry the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 95-94 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.
Beno Udrih hit a go-ahead jumper with just under a minute left, and the Milwaukee Bucks held off a late comeback to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 97-93 on Monday night.
Luol Deng scored 20 points, teaming with Derrick Rose in a decisive third-quarter rally that sent the Chicago Bulls to their seventh straight victory, 92-72 over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.
Russell Westbrook scored 24 points, Kevin Durant added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final eight points to escape with a 95-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night and run their home winning streak to 13 games.
The Orlando Magic couldn’t count on their outsider shooters most of the night. Fortunately, they could rely on Dwight Howard.
The Utah Jazz finally found a way to win on the road.
Monta Ellis scored 25 points and Klay Thompson added 18 to lead the Golden State Warriors in a 120-100 rout of the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
The Madison Square Garden Company said that the average price of Knicks season tickets would increase 4.9 percent next season, while Rangers season tickets will rise 9.5 percent.
Big Green used to mean that that Jeremy Lin was playing against Dartmouth, a team and a defense he could ace like a Harvard economy exam.
For the second straight year the Knicks are raising ticket prices. The team announced on Monday that prices next season will increase by an average of 4.9%, mostly in the upper bowl, which is being renovated. Last season, the bump for some seats was as high as 49%.