Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Dec 28 2011)
WHEN TYSON Chandler takes the floor in Oakland Wednesday night against the Golden State Warriors, the Knicks’ 7-1 center might look down toward the Golden State bench and briefly ponder what might have been.
Tyson Chandler has gotten to know new Warriors coach Mark Jackson over the past few years, seeing him at restaurants and living near him in California. This past offseason, Jackson tried to lure the free-agent center to Golden State â?? and nearly succeeded.
“He was like, â??Well, we’ve got a…
Impressed with what they had seen out of him in the past, the Knicks claimed former Harvard and Warriors guard Jeremy Lin off waivers yesterday. The 23-year-old, 6-foot-3 Lin was with Golden State last year as a rookie. The Warriors waived him on Dec. 9. The Rockets added him three…
OAKLAND, Calif. — Remember when David Lee was the Knicks’ starting center? Neither do I.
Two years ago, Lee and Nate Robinson were the faces of the Knicks. It only seems like two billion years ago.
Now the faces belong to Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire and their new giant…
A sellout crowd was quickly quieted by a dominant Atlanta Hawks team that romped from start to finish, with the Nets struggling mightily out of the gate for the second straight night.
The Knicks signed Jeremy Lin, cut this month by the Warriors and the Rockets, as a short-term backup at point guard while the rookie Iman Shumpert recovers from a knee injury.
LeBron James scored 26 points, the rookie point guard Norris Cole came up with 14 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter as Miami beat visiting Boston, 115-107.
That deflating sound you hear is the suspense beginning to leak out of the NBA season.
Norris Cole stepped to the foul line with 9.3 seconds left, set to clinch the game as cries of “M-V-P! M-V-P” rained down upon him from the sold-out stands.
After finishing three games in roughly 56 hours with their best effort yet, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers demonstrated why their demise might not be as imminent as many thought.
Rookie Norris Cole shined for the Miami Heat as they beat Boston 115-107 on Tuesday to maintain their impressive start to the National Basketball Association season and hand the Celtics their second consecutive loss.
The Miami Heat beat Boston 115-107 on Tuesday to maintain their impressive start to the National Basketball Association season and hand the Celtics their second consecutive loss.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Drew Gooden was suspended without pay for the team’s first home game Tuesday night for his flagrant foul in the season opener.
As part of a busy start to the N.B.A. season, the Knicks claimed point guard Jeremy Lin, a Harvard product, off waivers.