The Knicks were eventually going to get around to revealing the troubling results of Jeremy Lin’s MRI but certainly not before last Wednesday.
It has been an exhausting and costly two weeks for the Knicks. You could practically hear the players exhale in the locker room following their win over Cleveland.
Arthroscopic knee surgery will probably end Jeremy Lin’s breakout season, leaving the Knicks approximately where they were two months ago: a jumbled, banged-up mess.
Stephon Marbury was putting up huge numbers for the champion Beijing Ducks as the Knicks confronted the loss of the playmaker Jeremy Lin.
Rajon Rondo had a triple-double and the Boston Celtics handed Miami its biggest loss of the season, pulling away for a 91-72 win over the Heat on Sunday.
Russell Westbrook scored 27 points, Kevin Durant added 26 points and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a dominating third quarter to beat visiting Chicago.
Kobe Bryant needed 11 seconds to make his first basket, then he hit his second and a few minutes later another. No way was the Los Angeles Lakers’ superstar going to struggle for a second straight game.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points in his return after missing one game with a sore left elbow, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 119-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.
Jared Dudley scored 15 of his 21 points in the second half and the Phoenix Suns beat the weary New Orleans Hornets 92-75 on Sunday night.
Danny Granger scored 32 points, including two free throws with 15.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 104-102 on Sunday night.
Andrea Bargnani scored 18 points, Jose Calderon and DeMar DeRozan each had 15 and the Toronto Raptors beat Washington 99-92 Sunday night, their fifth straight home victory over the Wizards.
Ty Lawson scored 12 of his 25 points in the second half and Arron Afflalo added 22 points as the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Orlando Magic 104-101 Sunday night.