Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Feb 29 2012)

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Lopez’s 38 Points Help Nets Edge the Mavericks (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 06:24:05 GMT)

    Brook Lopez scored 38 points, and made the go-ahead free throws with 42 seconds left to give the Nets a 93-92 victory in Dallas.

  • [New York Times] Tight-Knit Family Shares Lin’s Achievement (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 04:20:05 GMT)

    Jeremy Lin’s parents navigated a winding path from Taiwan to Virginia, from Purdue University to Palo Alto, on their way to raising a global icon.

  • [New York Times] Timberwolves Rally in 4th to Beat Clippers 109-97 (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 06:20:04 GMT)

    Derrick Williams and Michael Beasley each scored 27 points, teaming up to lead a fourth-quarter shooting barrage as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Clippers 109-97 on Tuesday night in the teams’ first game since the All-Star break.

  • [New York Times] Rose Back to Best as Bulls Beat Hornets (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 05:57:18 GMT)

    Chicago’s Derrick Rose showed he is back to full fitness by grabbing 32 points and nine assists to help the Bulls beat the New Orleans Hornets 99-95 on Tuesday.

  • [New York Times] Cousins Has 22 and 18, Kings Silence Jazz 103-96 (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 06:02:04 GMT)

    DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 18 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings celebrated a possible new arena deal with a 103-96 victory over the struggling Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Lopez Scores 38 as Nets Beat Mavericks 93-92 (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 04:40:59 GMT)

    Brook Lopez scored 38 points in only his third game back from a broken right foot, and made the go-ahead free throws with 42 seconds left for the New Jersey Nets in a 93-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Ilyasova’s Tip-In Lifts Bucks Over Wizards 119-118 (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 05:05:15 GMT)

    Ersan Ilyasova scored on a tip-in with 2.2 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Washington 119-118 on Tuesday night, handing the Wizards their fifth consecutive defeat.

  • [New York Times] Rose’s Last-Minute Jumper Leads Bulls Past Hornets (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 03:50:18 GMT)

    Derrick Rose scored 32 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 19.4 seconds left, and the Chicago Bulls closed with an 8-0 run to beat the New Orleans Hornets 99-95 Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Lowry Scores 26 to Carry Rockets (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 03:59:00 GMT)

    Kyle Lowry scored 26 points, Luis Scola had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 88-85 on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] 76ers Beat Pistons 97-68, Ending 5-Game Skid (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 03:08:25 GMT)

    Thaddeus Young scored 12 of his 20 points in a pivotal second quarter and All-Star Andre Iguodala had 12 points, six assists and four steals to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Detroit Pistons 97-68 and snap a five-game losing streak.

  • [New York Times] Allen, Garnett Lead Celtics Past Cavaliers 86-83 (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 03:05:22 GMT)

    Ray Allen scored 22 points, Kevin Garnett added 18 and the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 86-83 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

  • [New York Times] Granger’s 25 Lead Pacers Past Warriors (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 02:53:44 GMT)

    Danny Granger scored 25 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Golden State Warriors 102-78 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.

  • [New York Times] Bryant Has Concussion to Go With Broken Nose (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 04:43:55 GMT)

    Kobe Bryant has a concussion in addition to the broken nose he sustained in the All-Star game.

  • [New York Times] Wade Says He Apologized to Bryant (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 03:16:55 GMT)

    Insisting he meant no harm, Dwyane Wade revealed Tuesday that he has apologized to Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant multiple times for a blood-drawing, nose-breaking foul during the All-Star game.

  • [New York Times] The Closer: The Closer: Nets’ Williams Gets Some Help (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 05:11:32 GMT)

    Deron Williams has been critical of his teammates this season, and may choose to leave for Dallas when he becomes a free agent, but on Tuesday, he and the Nets beat the defending champions.

  • [New York Times] On Basketball: Knicks’ Revival Awaits Stoudemire’s Re-Emergence (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 06:20:08 GMT)

    Amar’e Stoudemire looks less springy, less explosive, not at all like the Stoudemire who lorded over the rim for nine years.

  • [New York Daily News] Chandler goesALL on wrist watch  (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 04:46:05 GMT)

    To get away from basketball during the All-Star weekend, Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin went fishing, and forward Amar’e Stoudemire spent time snorkeling with his family.

  • [New York Daily News] Mayweather goes one-on-one with critics of his Lin tweets (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 04:37:16 GMT)

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. was not backing away from his Twitter comments about Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin from two weeks ago, but he wanted everyone to know that he has nothing against Lin.

  • [New York Daily News] Amar’e: ‘Stay tuned’ for second-half comeback (Wed, 29 Feb 2012 04:11:56 GMT)

    As Knicks guard Jeremy Lin returns to Madison Square Garden Wednesday night ready to square off with No. 1 draft pick Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers, questions linger regarding Lin’s support system, particularly the play of forward Amar’e Stoudemire.

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    One thought to “Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Feb 29 2012)”

    1. Over the weekend, TrueHoops begged the question, “More special player: Irving or Rubio?” Here’s a link to a Basketball I.Q. approach to that question:
      Once you get on this blog site, the archives also compare the rookie Kyrie Irving to the rookie Derrick Rose (, and the college freshman Kyrie Irving to the college freshmen Derrick Rose and Chris Paul ( Pretty interesting stuff.

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