CARMELO Anthony already has missed multiple games to injury on three separate occasions this season.
The Knicks need to make one resolution for 2013: Don’t mess it up. Don’t mess up the great chemistry they’ve had so far, and don’t mess up the way they’ve played to get to the top of the Atlantic Division.
Raymond Felton, the starting point guard, won’t be back for another month and the hope is that Amar’e Stoudemire, who made his season debut in the Knicks’ 105-100 loss to the Trail Blazers, will be back to being himself sooner rather than later.
Even the NBA’s hottest team can have a bad night.
Danilo Gallinari led six Denver players in double figures with 17 points, and the host Nuggets stopped the Los Angeles Clippers’ franchise-record winning streak at 17 games.
Explanations for the struggles of the Nets’ point guard include fatigue, a bum wrist and, according to him, a loss of confidence.
Steel used in the Brooklyn arena was supposed to be installed with much stronger bolts than were used, prompting safety concerns and the replacement of many of them since it opened in September.
The Nuggets brought the Los Angeles Clippers’ franchise record 17-game winning streak to a halt on Tuesday with a 92-78 victory in Denver.
Carmelo Anthony returned to pour in 45 points, but the Amar’e Stoudemire experiment got off to a rocky start as the Knicks lost to Portland for their third defeat in the last four games.
Jrue Holiday had 26 points and 10 assists, Evan Turner added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers rang in the new year with a 103-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
Danilo Gallinari led six Nuggets players in double figures with 17 points and Denver stopped the Los Angeles Clippers’ franchise-record winning streak at 17 games with a 92-78 victory Tuesday night.
During an undefeated five-week run by the Los Angeles Clippers, the Denver Nuggets were just another team they beat along the way. The second time around, the Nuggets were the team that ground the Clippers’ streak to a halt.
The Los Angeles Clippers’ franchise record 17-game winning streak come to a halt on Tuesday with a 92-78 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
Amare Stoudemire stood up from the bench and the fans rose with him, a booming ovation filling Madison Square Garden as Stoudemire walked to the scorer’s table to enter a game for the first time this season.
Josh Smith scored 10 of his 23 points in the third quarter to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 95-86 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.
Greg Monroe had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons held off the Sacramento Kings 103-97 on Tuesday night for their first three-game winning streak of the season.
Vince Carter scored 23 points, O.J. Mayo and Darren Collison each added 15 to help the Dallas Mavericks break their six-game losing streak with a 103-94 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
Amar’e Stoudemire, who had knee surgery in October, will make his season debut Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.