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Knicks center Tyson Chandler will sit out New York's game against the Hawks to rest up for the playoffs.
Chandler has a sore left knee, but coach Mike Woodson said before Sunday's game that the day off had more to do with fatigue. With a playoff spot clinched and Amare Stoudemire back after missing nearly two months with back issues, Chandler asked Woodson for some down time.
New York (33-30) is tied with the 76ers for the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference; one team will draw the Bulls in the first round and the other will play the Heat. That matters less to Woodson than healing up Chandler after playing seven games in 11 days.
Stoudemire will move from his usual power forward spot to center for the Knicks, who will slide Landry Fields into the starting lineup.
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New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler will sit out Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks for precautionary reasons.Chandler is nursing an tender knee injury and has only missed one game all season. New York has clinched a playoff spot and will face either the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat in the first round of the NBA Playoffs.He’s averaging 11.3 points and 10 rebounds along...
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New York Knicks power forward Amare Stoudemire scored 15 points in his return to the lineup in Friday's loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Stoudemire had missed 13 games with a bulging disk in his back. He had been sidelined since March 24.
His return failed to inspire the Knicks, who saw their lead over Philadelphia for seventh place in the Eastern Conference cut to a half-game...
Carmelo Anthony went off for 39 points and 10 rebounds and took over down the stretch as the visiting New York Knicks drew closer to locking up the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 113-112 win over Atlanta.
The Hawks failed to clinch home-court advantage in the first round.
Amare Stoudemire added 22 points and 12 rebounds and Baron Davis chipped in 13 points and 10 assists...
Knicks making a push early in the fourth. Let's put it out of reach.
Stoudemire with a couple dunks and he's staring and shouting like he's the league MVP.
Friday night’s 98-90 loss by the New York Knicks to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Amare Stoudemire’s return to the lineup stoked the fears that Knicks fans have been harboring during Carmelo Anthony’s recent hot streak. Anthony came crashing down to Earth with a 12-point, 5-for-13 performance, along with four turnovers. Anthony scored 11 of his 12 points in the first half...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony scored 39 points, and the New York Knicks outlasted the Atlanta Hawks 113-112 on Sunday in a game between two playoff-bound teams still battling for postseason seeding.
The Hawks took their final lead at 112-111 on Joe Johnson's 3-pointer with 1:50 left. Anthony countered with a jumper 10 seconds later for the final margin.
Amare Stoudemire blocked...
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Given the benefit of playing time against the Hawks, Daniels came off the bench with season-high totals in points (12), rebounds (eight) and a career-high four steals.
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