Knicks Daily Links: Tuesday
Stephen Curry’s eyes lit up when he saw little brother Seth guarding him for the first time in their NBA career, and the reigning MVP promptly missed a long 3-pointer.
Kyrie Irving is back, and he definitely was needed on an off night for LeBron James.
Gordon Hayward was shocked he was so open when he pulled up for a jumper with time running out on the clock. The result, however, was no surprise.
Tony Snell has no idea when he might play these days, so he prepares as if he’s still a part of the Chicago Bulls’ rotation.
Guard Kyrie Irving scored 22 points in 24 minutes and hit his team’s 17th three-pointer just before the shot clock buzzer with 21 seconds left as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the fading Phoenix Suns 101-97 on Monday.
Ellington tied a career best with seven 3-pointers and finished with 26 points as the Nets rallied from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Heat.
Spurs star Manu Ginobili stayed away from this bat at AT&T Center.
Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and 11 rebounds, Boban Marjanovic also scored 17 and the San Antonio Spurs remained undefeated at home by holding off the tenacious Minnesota Timberwolves 101-95 on Monday night.
With one of the game’s best dunkers grounded by an injury, Clippers point guard Chris Paul made his own mark above the rim.
Wesley Matthews scored 22 points, including two clutch 3-points in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks held off the Milwaukee Bucks 103-93 Monday night.
The best shooting night of Wayne Ellington’s career was against Miami.
The N.B.A. suspended Barnes, a Grizzlies forward, for two games for his role in an October altercation with Fisher, the Knicks’ coach, at the house of Barnes’s estranged wife.
Monta Ellis scored 26 points and the Indiana Pacers beat Atlanta 93-87 on Monday night, ending the Hawks’ six-game winning streak.
Nik Vucevic scored 28 points and matched his career high with seven assists, leading the Orlando Magic to a 104-89 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night.
Kemba Walker scored 18 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter, and the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 108-98 Monday night in Kobe Bryant’s final game against the team that drafted him — and promptly traded him — nearly 20 years ago.
The NBA suspended Memphis’ Matt Barnes for his altercation with Knicks coach Derek Fisher during training camp.