Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Feb 20 2013)
February 20th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Parker’s Double-Double Leads Spurs Past Kings (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:57:51 GMT)
Tony Parker had 30 points and 11 assists to lead San Antonio to a 108-102 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night, giving the Spurs their 15th win in their last 16 games.
[New York Times] Suns Hold Off Blazers 102-98 (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:57:46 GMT)
Goran Dragic had 16 points and a career-high 18 assists and the Phoenix Suns snapped a four-game losing streak with a 102-98 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night.
[New York Times] Nets 113, Bucks 111 (OT): Joe Johnson Hits Late 3, Then Overtime Jumper to Lift Nets Over Bucks (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:30:24 GMT)
Joe Johnson made a 3-pointer with time running out in regulation before hitting the winning shot at the buzzer in overtime against the Bucks on Tuesday.
[New York Times] Johnson’s OT Buzzer-Beater Lifts Nets Past Bucks (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:04:17 GMT)
Joe Johnson came through twice with big shots and helped the Brooklyn Nets end a long losing streak to the Milwaukee Bucks.
[New York Times] Gallinari, Lawson Lead Nuggets Past Celtics (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:00:44 GMT)
Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 26 points to help the Denver Nuggets snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics 97-90 Tuesday night.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: At the Garden, a Long-Awaited Father and Son Reunion (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:46:23 GMT)
A father and son met up for a Knicks game, where a loss wasn’t quite as traumatic as it was in his childhood.
[New York Times] Jazz Send Warriors to 6th Straight Loss, 115-101 (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:43:09 GMT)
Al Jefferson scored 24 points, Gordon Hayward added 17 in his return from a shoulder injury and the Utah Jazz defeated Golden State 115-101 Tuesday night to extend the Warriors’ losing streak to six games.
[New York Times] Bryant, Kupchak Endorse Buss Heirs (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:18:54 GMT)
Kobe Bryant and general manager Mitch Kupchak endorsed the children of the late Jerry Buss as worthy heirs to running the Los Angeles Lakers.
[New York Times] Deng Leads Bulls Over Hornets 96-87 (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:45:50 GMT)
Luol Deng scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls snapped a two-game skid with a 96-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.
[New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Against Magic, Even Bobcats Come Up a Winner (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:32:08 GMT)
Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson each had 24 points as the Bobcats held off the Magic, 105-92, on Tuesday night.
[New York Times] Grizzlies Win 4th Straight, 105-91 Over Pistons (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:01:14 GMT)
Mike Conley scored 19 points, Zach Randolph had his 31st double-double and Memphis won its fourth straight game Tuesday night, 105-91 at Detroit.
[New York Times] Walker, Henderson Lead Bobcats Past Magic, 105-92 (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 02:51:55 GMT)
Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson each had 24 points, Byron Mullens added 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Charlotte Bobcats survived a second-half comeback to hold off the Orlando Magic 105-92 on Tuesday night.
[New York Times] DeRozan, Gay Lead Raptors Past Wizards 96-88 (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 02:46:00 GMT)
DeMar DeRozan and Rudy Gay scored 24 points apiece, and the Toronto Raptors won a matchup between slow-starting, coming-on-lately teams Tuesday night with a 96-88 victory over the Washington Wizards.
[New York Times] As Season Resumes, Knicks Getting Healthier (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 02:19:13 GMT)
Coach Mike Woodson did not put a timetable on when Rasheed Wallace and Marcus Camby would return, and emphasized that neither would play big minutes when they do.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Bynum Better but Still Not Ready (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 01:04:22 GMT)
Andrew Bynum said he planned to make his season debut for the Philadelphia 76ers this year, though he said he was still a week or two from practicing with the team.
[New York Daily News] Knicks look to stick with what works (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 08:11:06 GMT)
With 50 games and the All-Star break under their belt, the Knicks are looking to stay the course that has them in first place in the Atlantic Division and 14 games over .500.
[New York Post] Expecting no trades, Knicks coach won’t change starting lineup (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 02:57:53 -0500)
INDIANAPOLIS â?? If you believe Mike Woodson, what you see is what you get with the 2012-13 Knicks.
[New York Post] Starting Stoudemire could be the boost Knicks looking for (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 02:46:41 -0500)
The 15 men who practiced Tuesday will be the ones they likely will go to war with in pursuit of breaking their 40-year title drought, a quest renewed Wednesday night against the rugged…
INDIANAPOLIS â?? There are a lot of things to like about Amar’e Stoudemire. For one, he’s more than just a basketball player. He has interests in fashion and social issues as evidenced by his tweet on Sunday saying the manifesto written by ex-LAPD officer turned murderer Christopher Dorner was…
[New York Post] Knicks’ Stoudemire: Dorner manifesto tweet was only to provide information (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:01:55 -0500)
Amar’e Stoudemire said he tweeted a link to the manifesto of cop-killer Christopher Dorner not necessarily to endorse the views but to provide “information.”
[New York Post] Mozgov on Knicks’ radar (Wed, 20 Feb 2013 03:02:05 -0500)
Dorner, a former policeman who allegedly killed two cops in a rampage, wrote a manifesto on his Facebook page ripping the LAPD for alleged corruption…
With Rasheed Wallace’s and Marcus Camby’s health a nagging concern despite their returns to practice yesterday, the Knicks are one of a handful of teams to inquire about Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov this month, according to a league source. The trading deadline is tomorrow.
Mozgov, the former Knick…
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