Found January 05, 2012 on Knicks Journal :
Amar'e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert both returned from injuries to play for the Knicks last night.Unfortunately, neither one's presence and/or offensive firepower was enough to propel their team to victory as the Knicks suffered a 118-110 loss at the hand of the Bobcats.The Bobcats, who in fact improved to 2-4 as the Knicks fell to that same record, really appeared to have their opponent's number last night.Charlotte exposed the Knicks' defense (or lack there of), allowing Gerald Henderson to take Landry Fields to school all game long, torching him for 24 points. Also spreading the floor well for the Bobcats for a plumped up Boris Diaw, who of course had the breakout season(s) of his career while being coached by Mike D'Antoni on the Phoenix Suns. Diaw went amuck for a 27 points and sunk three shots from beyond the arc. One would think after helping him explode onto the NBA scene, D'Antoni would know exactly how to prevent Diaw from scoring. Boy, would they b...

D'Antoni: Shumpert may start Friday

The New York Knicks are reportedly ready to shake up their starting lineup.Knicks head coach Mike D'Antoni says rookie guard Iman Shumpert may be inserted into the starting five as early as Friday night against the host Washington Wizards.D'Antoni wouldn't confirm an immediate change, but said Shumpert would be eligible to start at either guard position in place of Landry...

NBA: Knicks Should Welcome Back Stoudemire, Shumpert With Open Arms

  After scoring 106 points in their season-opening win against the Celtics, the Knicks have scored 85 points or less in three of their last four games. They played each of these games without rookie Iman Shumpert and the last two without Amar'e Stoudemire. With the exception of their 114-point outburst against the Kings, who are always allergic to defense, the Knicks have...

Iman Shumpert Healing Fast, ‘Game-Time Decision’ Tomorrow

Knicks rookie Iman Shumpert was expected to be sidelined 2-4 weeks after spraining his knee on Opening Day, but Shump has healed ahead of schedule and could return to New York’s lineup for tomorrow night’s contest with the Charlotte Bobcats. Via The Daily News: “Forward Amar’e Stoudemire (left ankle) and rookie guard Iman Shumpert (right knee) both practiced Tuesday and...

Knicks guard Iman Shumpert is a quick healer

Iman Shumpert could return for tomorrow’s game against the Bobcats, easily beating the Knicks’ 2-to-4-week timetable. The Knicks dynamic rookie combo guard spent the morning shootaround leaping and dunking, cutting and grooving to the basket. Shumpert hasn’t played since spraining his left MCL in a collision with the Celtics’ Chris Wilcox in the season opener. After undergoing [...]

Shumpert could get shot to start Friday

Sure, Mike D'Antoni heard the cries for Iman Shumpert loud and clear but it's what the Knicks head coach sees on the floor that has him considering a lineup change.

Knicks may have Stoudemire, Shumpert on Wed.

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Amar'e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert could return from injuries Wednesday, giving the New York Knicks some sorely needed scoring punch.

Rook's engery fails to spread

Iman Shumpert was anxious about getting back into the flow of things for the Knicks before they took the court against Charlotte at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. The rookie guard sprained his MCL in the season-opening victory over the Celtics.

Bobcats 118, Knicks 110: Knicks Fall to Bobcats, 118-110, Despite Return of Stoudemire

Knicks guard Iman Shumpert returned against Charlotte on Wednesday after missing 10 days, but left with a cramp in the fourth quarter as the Knicks lost to the Bobcats.

D'Antoni: Amare, Shumpert to return for Knicks

Forward Amare Stoudemire and reserve guard Iman Shumpert will be in the lineup for the Knicks against Charlotte, according to coach Mike D'Antoni.

Knicks could have Stoudemire, Shumpert for Bobcats

Amar'e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert could return from injuries Wednesday, giving the New York Knicks some sorely needed scoring punch.

Shump change pays immediate dividends for Knicks

Iman Shumpert is slowly earning his way into the Knicks’ starting lineup and a promotion could happen sooner than later. Shumpert replaced Toney Douglas at point guard in the third quarter and played a significant role in the Knicks’ 99-96 victory over the Wizards.

Anthony’s late 3-pointer rescues Knicks

WASHINGTON — Early in the second quarter, when the Knicks trailed the winless Wizards by 16 points, coach Mike D’Antoni sat on the hottest seat in Washington, D.C., outside President Obama. But the “Broadway Bigs’’ — and sensational rookie Iman Shumpert — lived up to their hype to key a wonderful...

Video: Here are some things that New York Knicks fans want

1. For new fan favorite Iman Shumpert, when healthy, to be playing instead of, it seems, former fan favorite Toney Douglas, who was booed when he checked in for the rookie for during the fourth quarter of the New York Knicks' 118-110 home loss to the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night. 2. For Douglas to be Chris Paul, Deron Williams, Steve Nash or any other initial-caps Pure...
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