Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Jul 25 2012)
Jeremy Lin says not to blame him for the surprisingly quick end to his Knicks career.
In an interview with the San Jose Mercury News, Lin said he had nothing to do with the Rockets’ decision to restructure their offer sheet with Lin, which raised the value of the contract…
The Knicks addressed one of their biggest remaining needs yesterday when they agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent shooting guard Ronnie Brewer.
“New York Knicks lets get it!!!â? Brewer tweeted yesterday afternoon.
Brewer’s agent, Henry Thomas, confirmed the move, which gives the Knicks a second veteran at the…
The U.S. men’s basketball team easily beat Spain in a warm-up game on Tuesday ahead of its Olympics opener on Saturday against France.
Jeremy Lin considers the retired N.B.A. star Yao Ming a mentor, and having joined Yao’s former team, Lin can help the Houston Rockets continue their popularity in China.
Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James can all rack up the points, but the ability to stop opponents scoring is what separates the U.S. Olympic team from the rest, according to point guard Chris Paul.
Spain gained some useful pointers as to how they might overcome the United States if they meet at the London Olympics despite Tuesday’s drubbing at the hands of the 2008 gold medalists, coach Sergio Scariolo said.
Spain stood tall early but sharp-shooting Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James helped the U.S. team overcome a shaky start for a 100-78 win Tuesday in a potential preview of the gold-medal game at the London Olympics.
The Argentine point guard Pablo Prigion is known for his passing and his ability to run pick-and-roll plays. He is expected to help the Knicks off the bench.
Former Knick Jeremy Lin went from a no-name couch-surfer to an international superstar overnight. So it’s only natural that the phenomenon that became known as Linsanity got to his head.