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Former NBA star Stephon Marbury is doing quite well for himself in China.
Aside from proving he still can play on the court at his age, he recently led the Beijing Ducks to their first-ever Chinese Basketball Association title, in addition earning Marbury's his first ever pro-career championship.
But if a return to the NBA or the Knicks is in the near future for Marbury, you might want to think again. According to Knicks' J.R. Smith, Marbury is perfectly fine in China for a few reasons.
Knicks reserve swingman J.R. Smith, who played against Marbury in China during the regular season, said Marbury was "in the best shape I'd seen him in" and felt he would be one of the better point guards in the NBA. But Smith said every conversation he's had with Marbury indicated the two-time All-Star wants to continue his Chinese career for marketing reasons. Smith said Marbury became "more of a leader" this season in China.
So don't expect Marbury ...
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The NY Daily News is making the claim that the Knicks delayed telling the public about Jeremy Lin's possible season-ending injury in order to sell more playoff tickets.
UPDATE: MSG is now saying that the Daily News made up their story.
During their loss to the Hawks on Friday night, the Knicks reminded the masses that without an efficient point guard, their offense can hit a major wall, becoming utterly stagnant.On Saturday, the team learned just how long they'll have to cope with such a dilemma, as it was announced that Jeremy Lin will undergo knee surgery and is expected to miss a minimum of six weeks. Such...
Here’s a drugged-up Jeremy Lin greeting the Twitter world with this post-op pic of him recovering in the hospital on Monday.
Lin underwent successful surgery to repair a small meniscus tear in his left knee and is expected to be out for the rest of the regular season. He attached this message to the photo:
Praise God for a successful surgery…road to recovery! Lets goo. Much love...
Stephon Marbury says he is not interested in returning to the NBA
to play for the New York Knicks in the wake of Jeremy Lin's injury.
Cablevision and Madison Square Garden are pushing back against criticism that news of New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin's knee injury was withheld until after a ticket-buying deadline had passed.
The team had announced Saturday that Lin would be missing the rest of the season. On Monday, New York Daily News writer Frank Isola (eye-SOH'-luh) said medical testing had...
With Jeremy Lin out for the rest of the season to have surgery on his damaged knee, "Linsanity" has come to a close in New York, at least for now. Odds are that the Knicks will do everything they can to have Lin back next year so the cash keeps on flowing, and they definitely made sure they got everything they could before they made Lin's injury news public.
Knicks guard Jeremy Lin said Sunday he feels ''pretty good'' after knee surgery but doesn't think he could make it back for the first round of the playoffs.
''I think unless something goes really well, I wouldn't get there,'' Lin said before the Knicks played the Chicago Bulls.
Lin had surgery Monday to repair torn cartilage in his left knee...
After three weeks on Cloud Nine, injuries to Jeremy Lin and Amar'e Stoudemire have sent the Knicks crashing back to Earth. However, it seems as if for the past 40 years a higher power has cast misfortune upon the franchise and extended their long title drought. Fate has a unique way of tempering the New York Knicks. The day after Tebow-mania
NEW YORK (AP) -- JR Smith scored 20 points, Carmelo Anthony had 19, and the New York Knicks shook off more bad injury news before beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-75 on Saturday night.
Already without Amare Stoudemire, the Knicks announced before the game that Jeremy Lin would have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and could miss six weeks. That leaves them without...
So, did the Knicks cover up Jeremy Lin's knee injury to spur ticket sales? The Knicks Blog has the press releases from MSG and Cablevision that says, 'no, we did not.'
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Many Knicks fans have criticized Carmelo Anthony for his negative tone on the court this season, and even went as far as blaming his influence for the resignation of former head coach Mike D'Antoni. So how does that make them feel about the leniency the Nets have demonstrated with star point guard Deron Williams? Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports reports: “I want to win. At the...
Knicks continue to battle for that 8th and final playoff spot against a solid Indiana squad. Let's get it.