The Knicks played with an infectious energy in the fourth quarter last night that was sparked by their defense. There were chest-bumping each other, screaming after big defensive stands and waving their arms for the fans to get up.
The Knicks boarded the Amtrak for Philadelphia Tuesday night beaming with confidence after their fourth straight win and believing they can catch and surpass the Atlantic Division-leading 76ers.
The Knicks were left for dead less than a week ago and now they are within striking distance of catching Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division standings. If this keeps up, James Dolan may start removing and hiring head coaches on a weekly basis.
It’s all fun and games for the Knicks now. They have won four in a row under interim coach Mike Woodson. They toyed with the Raptors at the Garden Tuesday night, doing to Toronto what other teams â?? good and bad â?? have done all season long.
Mike Woodson doesn’t know why Carmelo Anthony wasn’t playing with the same intensity under Mike D’Antoni but the new Knicks head coach admits that if Anthony was at the top of his game all season “we probably wouldn’t be sitting in this position that we’re sitting in today, fighting for a playoff spot.â?
The Knicks were left for dead less a week ago and now they are within striking distance of catching Philadelphia in the Atlantic Division standings. If this keeps up, James Dolan may start removing and hiring head coaches on a weekly basis.
Amar’e Stoudemire had 22 points and 12 rebounds as the Knicks won their fourth straight game under the new coach Mike Woodson.
The contrast in North Carolina basketball loyalties — pro versus college — is starkly apparent, particularly with the seven-win Bobcats and the state’s N.C.A.A. tournament teams.
Chris Bosh scored 29 points and Miami used a 17-0 fourth-quarter run to erase a 10-point deficit.
Marcus Thornton scored 31 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and five rebounds before fouling out and the Sacramento Kings held off the Memphis Grizzlies 119-110 on Tuesday night for only their second three-game winning streak this season.
Drew Gooden scored 19 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Portland 116-87 on Tuesday night in the Trail Blazers’ first home game since coach Nate McMillan was fired last week.
Paul Millsap scored 20 points, Al Jefferson had 16 and Devin Harris added 15 to lead the Utah Jazz to their fourth straight victory, 97-90 over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.
Even Kobe Bryant was impressed by Goran Dragic on Wednesday night, giving the Houston point guard a quick hug at midcourt after the Rockets rallied to beat the Lakers.
Chris Bosh scored 29 points, LeBron James survived two scary falls and the Miami Heat used a 17-0 fourth-quarter run to erase a 10-point deficit and beat the Phoenix Suns 99-95 on Tuesday night for their 14th straight home victory.
Amare Stoudemire had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Jeremy Lin added 18 points and 10 assists, and the New York Knicks made it four straight easy victories under Mike Woodson by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-87 on Tuesday night.
Danny Granger scored 25 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-89 on Tuesday night.
The New York Knicks are fine defensively, and if they improve their scoring production they could be a dangerous team to face in the playoffs.
First it was Jeremy Lin with a steal and fast-break dunk. Then Carmelo Anthony got a steal and tossed an alley-oop to Tyson Chandler in transition as the Garden crowd reached fever pitch last night. Less than a minute later, Anthony threw one down off a feed from Amar’e…
There was Carmelo Anthony Tuesday night stealing an entry pass in the fourth quarter, gliding upcourt and lobbing an alley-oop for Tyson Chandler for the jam.
The Garden exploded, Anthony and Jeremy Lin chest-bumped at halfcourt, and the Knicks were on the way to making Mike Woodson 4-0 with a…
Everyone knew Jeremy Lin could play for Mike D’Antoni. Now he is showing he can play for Mike Woodson, too.
In his second straight dynamite outing, Lin got his nose bloodied in the first quarter, then bloodied the Raptors with an 18-point, 10-assist, three-turnover outing as the Knicks won…
Steve Serby sat down with new Knicks coach Mike Woodson on Monday to discuss growing up in hoops-crazy Indiana, the influence of Bob Knight, his coaching philosophies and how good his Knicks team can be.
Q: What is that Headless Body in Topless Bar book cover in your office?
Raptors general manage Bryan Colangelo said he expects Mike D’Antoni to return to the sidelines soon, but said his close friend won’t wind up in Toronto.
“We’re locked down with our coaching, with [Dwane] Casey,â? said Colangelo, trying to nip in the bud any talk of his…
The last time the New York Knicks faced the Philadelphia 76ers, they trailed by 21 points in the second half and their two stars spent the fourth quarter sulking on the bench.
After the embarrassing 12-point loss, their head coach said they didn’t show the heart to fight back.
AP Photo/Frank Franklin IITyson Chandler at the Knicks are eager for a rematch with the division-leading Sixers.
Plenty has changed in the past 10 days.
The coach, Mike D’Antoni, is gone.