INDIANAPOLIS +IBQ- Raymond Felton has spent most of his season reminding us why he was the perfect choice +IBQ- really, the only choice +IBQ- to fill the void left by the departure of Jeremy Lin. The two men might have posted similar numbers this season +IBQ- Lin: 13.4 points, 6.1 assists and…
INDIANAPOLIS +IBQ- The Knicks are bickering about their impotent offense as they enter tonight’s humongous Game 4 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in disarray.
It’s all going haywire for the Knicks at the wrong time, trailing the Pacers 2-1 in their second-round series. Call them the Bickerbockers.
Carmelo Anthony was…
INDIANAPOLIS +IBQ- During a drive to the basket on Saturday, Iman Shumpert had a scary fall to the court, his legs doing an ugly split.
It’s a spill that may affect him tonight.
Shumpert, the Knicks’ second-year swingman who has been invaluable in the postseason, did not practice yesterday due…
INDIANAPOLIS +IBQ- J.R. Smith missed practice again yesterday and was called “a game-time decision” by coach Mike Woodson. But there’s good news on Smith’s health as he was reportedly spotted Sunday at about 10:30 p.m. at Steak & Shake.
Smith was seen at the downtown Indianapolis landmark…
INDIANAPOLIS +IBQ- All they had to do was win one game on the road, and they would have been champions. All John Starks had to do was shoot a 3 over Hakeem Olajuwon at the end of Game 6 of the 1994 NBA Finals at the Summit, and they might have…
INDIANAPOLIS +IBQ- Today’s lesson for the Pacers: “Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.+IB0-
So remember last season in the playoffs. The Pacers were up 2-1 against Miami. They had Game 4 at home.
They lost three straight.
So Indiana coach Frank Vogel wholeheartedly agreed with…
INDIANAPOLIS +IBQ- Did you hear the one about the 7-foot-2 center who was fourth in the league in blocks, has confounded a high-scoring Knicks team in the playoffs with his inside presence and yet was found nowhere on the NBA’s All-Defensive teams?Yeah, the Pacers also thought it was a…
There is now internal strife to go along with injury and illness. That’s a bad combination at any point in the season, but especially on the eve of the franchise’s most important road game in over a decade. So if you didn’t think the Knicks were in trouble before, think again.
Iman Shumpert missed practice Monday due to soreness in his surgically repaired left knee, but the second-year small forward expects to play in Game 4 Tuesday night against the Pacers.
Roy Hibbert mostly has dominated Tyson Chandler at both ends through three games of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but that overwhelming discrepancy wasn’t reflected when the NBA’s All-Defensive teams were revealed Monday.
Bernard King’s “self-imposed+IB0- Twitter exodus had a trickle-down effect. Either that, or Carmelo Anthony was so invisible in the second half of Knicks’ 82-71 loss to the Pacers in Game 3, the voices couldn’t even see him. Jeff Van Gundy should hit the eye chart.
Tyson Chandler can’t stop Roy Hibbert from scoring or pulling down offensive rebounds in this playoff series and now the big Knick center has started in with Carmelo Anthony about being too selfish. What’s wrong with that picture? Well, where do you want to start?
Roy Hibbert mostly has dominated Tyson Chandler at both ends through three games of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but that overwhelming discrepancy was not reflected when the NBA’s All-Defensive teams were revealed Monday.
One week into their first training camp under Bill Laimbeer, the New York Liberty are full of excitement and optimism.
Lionel Hollins demands a certain standard from his Grizzlies that he didn’t get in the first half against Oklahoma City.
The way this series is turning out, it’s hard to believe the Miami Heat ever trailed the Chicago Bulls.
The little engine that could finally threw a gear.
The Grizzlies pulled off a huge rally to move within a victory of the franchise’s first Western Conference final.
Trailing by 17 points in the first half, the host Grizzlies rallied and left the Oklahoma City Thunder on the brink of elimination.
Led by LeBron James, the Heat nearly matched a franchise record for fewest points allowed in a playoff game, while pounding the listless and short-handed Bulls in Game 4.
The injury-riddled Bulls failed to get much of anything going on offense as the Heat, led by LeBron James, cruised to a 3-1 series lead to put Chicago on the brink of elimination.
Coach Tom Thibodeau, facing LeBron James with a depleted roster, has his team employing tactics that had limited success against Chicago’s own Michael Jordan.
The success of Pacers center Roy Hibbert in the second-round playoff series against the Knicks is a testament to his mixed martial arts training and evolving offensive game.
Facing implicit criticism for not moving the ball around, Carmelo Anthony says he will still come out shooting in Game 4 against the Pacers on Tuesday.