Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Mar 20 2012)
The Knicks were back at practice on Monday morning. A little more bounce in their steps thanks to a three-game win streak that coincides with Mike Woodson taking over for Mike D’Antoni.
THE KNICKS have been perfect under Mike Woodson in just about every way imaginable â?? defense, offense and, most importantly, record.
With Mike Woodson now in charge, this is really the fourth different offense Jeremy Lin has had to learn in the past few months. Lin started training camp with the Warriors, briefly moved to the Rockets, then had to immerse himself in Mike D’Antoni’s offense and now has…
There have been occasions when the Knicks will be watching film and Mike Woodson will essentially shred Carmelo Anthony non-stop â?? a relentless critique of the Knicks star.
“After the film session, he’ll say, â??Did you like that?’ â? Anthony said yesterday. “It goes hand in hand. But I accept that…
Tristan Thompson also grabbed 12 rebounds and gave Cleveland the lead with 1:11 to go in Monday night’s victory over the New Jersey Nets.
Jrue Holiday and Thaddeus Young had 20 points apiece as the 76ers defeated the Bobcats on Monday night to sweep the three-game season series between the teams.
Jrue Holiday had 20 points and 6 assists as the first-place Philadelphia 76ers defeated the host Charlotte Bobcats, 105-80, to end a three-game losing streak.
Kevin Love banked in a 16-foot jumper with 4 minutes left, then added an insurance tip-in off a miss by J.J. Barea to help the Minnesota Timberwolves keep their dimming playoff hopes alive with a 97-93 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.
Dirk Nowitzki had 33 points and 11 rebounds, Brandan Wright scored 15 points and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 112-95 on Monday night.
Rodney Williams scored 21 points to lead Minnesota to a 78-60 victory over Miami in a second round NIT game Monday night.
Carlos Boozer scored 24 points and had 13 rebounds, John Lucas scored 20 points off the bench and the Chicago Bulls beat the Orlando Magic 85-59 on Monday night.
Ray Allen hit two 3-pointers in Boston’s 13-0 run in the fourth quarter and protected the lead with two free throws in the final seconds as the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 79-76 on Monday night.
Michael Redd scored a season-high 25 points off the bench and the Phoenix Suns beat the Houston Rockets 99-86 on Sunday night for their fourth straight win.
The Knicks’ 3-0 start under the interim coach Mike Woodson could turn on a dime; such early success is as fickle as a reality-show marriage.