Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Dec 21 2011)
Toney Douglas will start at point guard and Landry Fields will start at shooting guard for the Knicks in tonightâ??s preseason finale against the Nets at the new Garden. But Mike Dâ??Antoni left open the possibility the starting lineup could change for Sundayâ??s season opener and left…
Steve Novak is expected to join the Knicks today.If the 6-foot-10 Novak clears waivers today after getting cut by the Spurs, he will sign a one-year deal, according to an NBA source. The Knicks need anther backup forward and like his 3-point shooting prowess (career 41.7 percent). Novak…
There have been 20 menâ??s and womenâ??s college basketball games played on the new Garden floor this winter. A total of 36 college teams have competed under the famed pinwheeled ceiling. They include menâ??s powers Duke, Kentucky, Syracuse, Kansas and the local university St. Johnâ??s.
The Knicks’ starting lineup will be the same as in the first game, but the rotation will remain fluid and the starters’ playing time will probably be held down.
It seemed like something out of a movie script the moment the Chicago Bulls took Derrick Rose with the No. 1 pick in the draft.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry sprained his right ankle and had to be helped off the court during the Sacramento Kings’ 95-91 preseason victory Tuesday night.
Ty Lawson had 21 points and seven rebounds, Danilo Gallinari scored 15 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns 127-110 Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams.
The Oklahoma City Thunder took some satisfaction in sweeping Dallas during the NBA’s shortened preseason — even if it wasn’t the Western Conference finals.
Carlos Boozer scored 24 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 93-85 win over the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game Tuesday night.
Austin Daye’s two free throws with 3.1 seconds left gave the Detroit Pistons a 90-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
Jrue Holiday scored 24 points, including 15 in the last 5:35 of the fourth quarter, to propel the Philadelphia 76ers to a 101-94 preseason victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
Derrick Rose says there isn’t much that excites him. A maximum contract extension, though, just might.
‘TIS THE SEASON for anxiety and stress. Christmas is just four days away, which isnâ??t enough time for any team, including the Knicks, to be completely prepared for what lies ahead.