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The 2011-2012 NBA campaign was chock full of sub-plots; beginning with the Lockout that shortened the regular season to just 66 games, starting on Christmas day. Among other events, we witnessed an ill-fated trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers, vetoed by the NBA front office, ending up with the Los Angeles Clippers instead. LeBron James would win the NBA MVP Award, for the third time in his career; then topped that off with winning his first NBA Finals, as the Miami Heat topped the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love; one of the most dominant inside players in the Association, revealed yet another weapon in his arsenal; winning the three-point contest at the All-Star game. We also played a daily game of “Will He Stay Or Will He Go” until March 15, on whether upcoming Free Agents Dwight Howard and Deron Williams would be traded before the NBA trade deadline (neither were.)
Perhaps the most compelling sub-plot that took place in...
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VRaymond Felton says he was so disheartened by his mid-season trade from the New York Knicks to the Denver Nuggets two seasons ago that it made him sick. Felton was part of the monstrous trade that sent Carmelo Anthony to the Knicks in February 2011. Felton admitted his feelings about the deal to the New York Post on Saturday, the day before the Knicks were set to face the Nuggets...
Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin recently tweeted his recently decorated Christmas tree. Lin is about 6 feet, 3 inches and definitely towers over his tree by just a little. A safe assumption is that his decorated tree is a 6-footer. On another note, Jeremy Lin did include a little caption with his picture that said,
Decorated my first ever christmas tree…like a boss!!...
Felton removed his padded wrapping in the second half of Wednesday’s game in Charlotte and is willing to absorb the consequences. He also admitted he is not sure if the bruised hand will get better anytime soon.
“It really ain’t going to heal,’’ Felton said. “It’s going to continue to get banged up. … I can’t worry about it. I have to continue to get treatment.’’
via NY Post
HOUSTON -- Perhaps this was a special, limited engagement of Linsanity. Rockets guard Jeremy Lin matched his career high of 38 points, but Houston could not overcome the San Antonio Spurs' bevy of sharpshooters, falling 134-126 in overtime Monday night at Toyota Center. Guard Gary Neal paced San Antonio (18-4) with a career-high 29 points, and Tony Parker notched his first...
After signing as a free agent with the Knicks in the summer of 2010, Felton was dealt to Denver by Donnie Walsh in the controversial package that brought Anthony to the Garden. The Nuggets visit the Garden tonight, and Felton couldn’t be happier to be wearing the Knicks’ orange and blue.
Felton admitted yesterday he felt ill after the trade. At the end of the 2010-11 season,...
The San Antonio Spurs survived a shootout of the highest order Monday night, beating the Houston Rockets 134-126 in overtime. With James Harden out with a sprained ankle, the key match up of the game was shaping up to be Tony Parker and Jeremy Lin. They did not disappoint. Parker finished with 27 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds, his first career triple double. Lin had...
HOUSTON -- Perhaps this was a special, limited engagement of Linsanity. Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin matched his career high of 38 points, but Houston could not overcome the San Antonio Spurs' bevy of sharpshooters, falling 134-126 in overtime Monday night at Toyota Center. Guard Gary Neal paced San Antonio (18-4) with 29 points, and Tony Parker added a triple-double of...
The New York Knicks and the Denver Nuggets met on Sunday night in Gotham for another well-contested battle of former teammates, and during this meeting there were two powerful finishes from Tyson Chandler thanks to the passing of Raymond Felton. Not only would the Knicks have some great highlight material, but they would snag the [...]The post Two Raymond Felton-Tyson Chandler Connections...
With James Harden sidelined on Monday, Jeremy Lin scored 38 points in the Rockets' loss to the Spurs.
Knicks 85 Bulls 93
This game from the start was a grind out defensive game from two defensive minded teams. Turnovers hurt the Knicks early on in the game, but the defense of the Chicago Bulls was tremendous. Their 3 point defense and on the ball aggressiveness is tops in the league. They made the Knicks rush shots all night and constantly look over their shoulders...
Well about one quarter into the new season and a few observations can be made. For one thing, it looks like those big deals bringing Steve Nash and Dwight Howard to the Lakers have been a little less than successful. There were two good reasons to be a little doubtful of the initial rush to claim new Laker superpower status. One, there's the matter of age. The Lakers are getting...
Check out our picks from Sunday’s NBA action:
6-foot-3 Russell Westbrook swats 7-foot-2 Roy Hibbert to the ground:
Blake Griffin climbs the ladder for the putback dunk:
Raymond Felton to Tyson Chandler for the one-handed alley-oop:
Kyle Lowry to DeMar DeRozan, caught up in Lob City, convert a pretty nice alley-oop of their own:
Gerald Wallace blocks Monta Ellis’ over to the...
Defense might win championships in the long run, but it's certainly not solely enough for a team to win each and every ball game.Coach Mike Woodson can preach defense as the key to the Knicks' success this season all he wants. The fact is, with proven results as of late, he's completely justified to think that way.But on Saturday evening, a solid defensive effort wasn...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Knicks: 85 Bulls: 93
The Knicks dropped a tough, hard fought and sloppy game in Chicago Saturday night, falling to the Bulls 93-85. It was the fourth game in five nights for the Bulls and third in four nights for the Knicks; it showed as both teams looked tired, having trouble knocking down shots and struggling to get anything going.
The Bulls came...