Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Apr 25 2012)
A call for audit puts the players association’s president, Derek Fisher, and the union’s longtime executive director Billy Hunter at odds.
After an eventful season that will land the Knicks in the playoffs, the interim general manager, Glen Grunwald, was given the job on a permanent basis.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace was suspended seven games by the N.B.A. on Tuesday for elbowing James Harden, meaning he could miss six playoff games.
Sasha Pavlovic scored 12 of his season-high 16 points in the fourth quarter, leading a group of Boston Celtics reserves in a 78-66 win over the visiting Miami Heat as both teams rested their top players.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace was suspended seven games by the N.B.A. on Tuesday for elbowing James Harden, meaning he could miss at least six playoff games.
As this lockout-condensed NBA season winds down, with its rat-a-tat schedule and heightened sense of urgency, looks who’s sitting on top in the West.
Paul Millsap scored 26 points and Al Jefferson went on a personal 8-0 fourth-quarter run as the Utah Jazz defeated the Phoenix Suns 100-88 Tuesday night to secure a Western Conference playoff spot.
Golden State’s Chris Wright was called for goaltending on Marco Belinelli’s layup with 1.5 seconds remaining, and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Warriors 83-81 Tuesday night.
With much more to lose in potential injuries than gain with another victory, the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat let their reserves decide the second-to-last game of the regular season.
Bob Myers showed up for his first game as the new general manager of the Golden State Warriors wearing the same yellow tie with diagonal blue stripes that owner Joe Lacob also had knotted around his neck.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, reserve Daequan Cook had all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Sacramento Kings 118-110 on Tuesday night to win their first game since top bench player James Harden took an elbow to the head.
Joe Johnson scored 28 points, including a wild 3-pointer in the final minute, and the Atlanta Hawks held on for a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night, moving a step closer to wrapping up home-court in the first round of the playoffs.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace has been suspended seven games for delivering an elbow to the head of Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden, the National Basketball Association (NBA) said on Tuesday.
Glen Grunwald’s promotion to permanent executive VP/general manager has made Mike Woodson a heavy favorite to return as head coach next season â?? barring a major collapse in the playoffs.
Tuesday, Knicks owner James Dolan removed the interim tag from Grunwald’s title days before the playoffs and just…
After the Knicks’ 113-112 victory over the Hawks on Sunday, a tough victory over a playoff team, Iman Shumpert said, “I think this is how [the] playoffs are going to feel.â?
And Tyson Chandler chipped in, “No, not even close.â?
With only two games left in the regular season, Chandler…
The Knicks have been anchored all season by the stout defense of center Tyson Chandler. But, if not for some creative maneuvering by Glen Grunwald in December, Chandler never would have been an option for the Knicks.
Because of that, Chandler was quite happy to hear last night that Grunwald…
The Chicago Bulls clinched to top spot in the Eastern Conference on Tuesday night when the Heat lost to the Celtics.
That means that if the Knicks finish in the seventh, they get Miami in the first round.
New York and Philadelphia are tied for seventh place in the East, but the Knicks hold the tiebreaker based on head-to-head records. With Philly likely to rest Andre Igoudala and Elton Brand, among others, in their final two games, it seems like the Knicks will have an easy time securing the seventh seed.
Dolan’s promotion from archbishop to cardinal got him a spot on the 2012 TIME 100, plus a seat at a table with fellow honorees Lin and Hillary Clinton.
Glen Grunwald got the title he deserves, but whether he now has the power to hire Mike Woodson as the full-time head coach remains to be seen.