Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jan 09 2012)

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Timberwolves Beat Winless Wizards (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 06:17:50 GMT)

    Oklahoma City Thunder became the first team to win three games in three nights during the N.B.A.’s condensed schedule this season, and they made it look easy.

  • [New York Times] Lakers Beat Grizzlies for 6th Straight Home Win (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 05:12:05 GMT)

    Kobe Bryant scored 26 points, Andrew Bynum had 15 points and 15 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 90-82 Sunday night for their sixth consecutive home victory.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge Scores 28 in Blazers’ 98-78 Win Over Cavs (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 04:53:52 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and eight rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers got off to a slow start but pulled away to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-78 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Nash’s 17 Assists Help Suns Rout Bucks 109-93 (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 03:39:07 GMT)

    Steve Nash had 17 assists and 10 points in 27 minutes as the Phoenix Suns routed the weary and short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 109-93 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Thunder Beat Spurs 108-96 to Win 3rd in 3 Nights (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 02:42:22 GMT)

    Kevin Durant had 21 points and 10 rebounds, reserve James Harden scored 20 and the Oklahoma City Thunder became the first NBA team to win three games on consecutive nights this season by beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-96 Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Howard Struggles but Magic Conjure Up Win Over Kings (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 04:41:50 GMT)

    Dwight Howard failed to produce his usual magic but Orlando did enough to defeat Sacramento 104-97 on Sunday and hand new Kings coach Keith Smart his first loss.

  • [New York Times] Magic Beat Kings Despite Howard’s Foul Trouble (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 02:16:39 GMT)

    Jason Richardson scored a season-high 22 points, Glen Davis added a season-best 20 and the Orlando Magic beat the Sacramento Kings 104-97 on Sunday despite playing much of the game without foul-plagued Dwight Howard.

  • [New York Daily News] Melo rests Sunday as Knicks prep for payback (Mon, 09 Jan 2012 06:17:26 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony just needed a break Sunday. The Knicks star forward said he suffered a blow to his back in Friday night’s win over the Wizards and battled through a sore and tight right lower back, hip and knee on Saturday night in Detroit.

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