The Knicks confirmed Monday that Jeremy Lin had undergone successful surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee Monday at the Hospital for Special Surgery.
For the first month of the season, before Linsanity hit Broadway, the Knicks were wondering if Baron Davis would be able to recover from a back injury and guide this team to the playoffs. Now, they will have to find out.
With Jeremy Lin having surgery, the Knicks are now wholly dependent on Baron Davis at point guard for the final 13 regular-season games.
Brandon Jennings scored 17 of his 19 points in the third quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled within two games of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spot with an unsightly win over the host Washington Wizards.
The five-time All-Star Reggie Miller and the longtime coach Don Nelson were chosen for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday.
Kentucky basketball fans were far more sedate when they took to the streets to celebrate the school’s eighth NCAA championship on Monday, a stark contrast to the violence that followed the semi-final win over Louisville two days earlier.
Tyreke Evans had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and the Sacramento Kings topped the slumping Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Monday night.
Paul Millsap had 31 points, including a go-ahead dunk with 1:11 left, and pulled down 11 rebounds to help the Utah Jazz snap a three-game losing streak with a 102-97 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Kentucky overcame an uncharacteristically tepid performance by red-hot freshman Anthony Davis to defeat Kansas 67-59 on Monday to win the national basketball championship for the eighth time.
Randy Foye had 28 points with a career-high eight 3-pointers and the Los Angeles Clippers won their sixth consecutive game, 94-75 over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night for their longest winning streak in two decades.
O.J. Mayo scored 22 points, including a key 3-pointer with 17 seconds left, and the Memphis Grizzlies prevented Oklahoma City from tying for the NBA’s best record by beating the Thunder 94-88 on Monday night.
Goran Dragic scored 21 points, Luis Scola added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rallied to beat Chicago 99-93 Monday night, giving the Bulls back-to-back losses for the first time this season.
Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin has had surgery on his injured left knee, and posted a picture on Twitter of himself recovering in his hospital bed.