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The 2012-2013 NBA season is nearly a month into the 82-game season, and while some of the small sample size theater is regressing back to the mean, there are still a few standouts — statistically and in growth — this season that seem to be likely Sixth Man of the Year candidates. J.R. Smith of [...]The post 2012-2013 Sixth Man of the Year Candidates: Jamal Crawford, J.R. Smith appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
BEST OF MAXIM
Aside from the Knicks' own resident Brooklyn boy Carmelo Anthony, there was perhaps no other Knickerbocker looking forward to Monday's matchup with the Nets more than Jason Kidd.After being the leader of such New Jersey Nets squads that went head to head with the Knicks in the early 2000's, Kidd understands exactly what the rivalry is all about. He understands how much...
NY STATE OF MIND
The Knicks lost a heart breaker to the Nets in overtime on Monday, but Tyson Chandler had a great night. Chandler went off for a career high 28 points while shooting 92% from the field. He capped it off with some seriously impressive dunks, including this monster put back that was the highlight of the night. Check it out: The post Tyson Chandler has monster put back dunk...
Back spasms prevented Jason Kidd from playing in the first inter-borough battle last night between the Knicks and Nets at the Barclay’s Center. Kidd, who’s had back issues in the past, didn’t even attend the game. At 39, Kidd is the league’s 3rd oldest player, so this could be just the first of many lingering injuries for the 18-year veteran this season.
According to Newsday...
If you happen to be following Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul on Twitter, you might have already seen this gem.Check out this picture that CP3 posted yesterday which shows him practicing his free throws at home when his son requested him to do so:
Clippers forward, Matt Barnes, and his wife Gloria Govan stripped down for this photoshoot with Urban Ink magazine:
It seems like every year, there is some athlete, whether in the NBA, NFL, or MLB who just defies expectations and completely .... bombs. I wouldn't go so far as to classify Knicks point guard Raymond Felton a bomb, but for someone who was the 5th pick in the 2005 draft, his career has not lived up to expectations.But you must understand that his career started in Charlotte. When...
Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points in just 32 minutes, and the New York Knicks ended a two-game losing streak with a 121-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Steve Novak added a season-high 18 and JR Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, who started 8-1 and had the Eastern Conference's best record before a couple of defenseless performances in Texas spanning...
There are some who will contend that a rivalry isn't a rivalry just because one person declares it so, but in the case of the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks, it only took one meeting to get a sense of how grand the battle for New York basketball supremacy already is.
In front of a packed and contentious Barclays Center house that fluctuated all night between pro-Knicks...
If Carmelo Anthony were to describe his game, he might sound a lot like Liam Neeson in Taken: “I have a very particular set of skills.”
Anthony has been consistently great at one thing since he entered the league. He scores. Anthony has averaged at least 20 points per game in all 10 of his NBA seasons, and in his last three games, he has averaged 29.7 points.
That could be very...
The Clippers still don't have a timetable for when Chauncey Billups will be ready to return from his left Achilles' tendon injury.
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According Al Iannazzone, Jason Kidd will miss Monday’s New York battle between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets with back spasms.
Jason Kidd is out with back spasms. He didn’t make the trip. Knicks may go now and start Kurt.
By Kurt, Iannazzone means Kurt Thomas. I find it hard to believe he will start after only playing a total five...
New York Knicks (9-3) vs. Brooklyn Nets (8-4)
At long last, the Knicks and Nets will meet in the battle of New York. A new rivalry is born and the excitement in The Big Apple is pretty palpable. TNT reported on its pregame show that Raymond Felton compares the excitement for this rivalry to North Carolina-Duke.
Pushing it back after Hurricane Sandy might have done...
The Nets relocated to the New York Knicks' backyard, and were looking to start the season by showing off their new home to the neighbors.
Superstorm Sandy put those plans on hold.
After waiting for over three weeks, the Nets finally get to host the Knicks on Monday night in what is now an early season matchup between the two top teams in the Atlantic Division.