Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Aug 22 2012)
Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov â?? who moved his franchise from New Jersey to Brooklyn, becoming crosstown rivals with the Knicks in the process â?? took a swing James Dolan in a recent magazine article, referring to Dolan as “that little man.”
They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and that apparently includes grudges after Mark Cuban went on the radio in Dallas and whined about Jason Kidd’s decision to leave Big D for the Big Apple.
The Los Angeles Clippers said Chris Paul was expected to be sidelined for eight weeks, or until mid-October.
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb, an injury that occurred last month in training for the London Olympics.
Cappie Pondexter scored 25 points and Plenette Pierson added 21 as the Liberty beat host Chicago.
Jonathan Hargett was once thought to be the first point guard to jump from high school to the N.B.A., but that was before a tumultuous college career and a prison sentence. He blames himself for his past decisions, which include years of abusing marijuana.
The rivalry between the Knicks and Nets is getting as heated off the court as it is expected to be on it this season.
Some more spice was added to the hyped season opener between the two teams â?? the first regular season game at the soon-to be-completed Barclays Center, and…
Jason Kidd shouldn’t expect a warm welcome when the Knicks visit Dallas in November.
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban ripped his former player yesterday, saying he would not consider retiring Kidd’s number after the way he handled his free agency decision.
“I was more than upset. I thought he…