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The New York Knicks sound hopeful that Jeremy Lin's return to the lineup may come sooner than later.
Lin did some on-court work in Miami for the fourth consecutive day, before the Knicks played the Miami Heat on Monday night in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
Game 3 isn't until Thursday in New York. The Knicks plan to practice on Tuesday and Wednesday, and that could give them time to get a better feel for how Lin's recovery from surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee is going.
''We haven't run up and down in terms of being able to scrimmage or anything like that,'' Knicks coach Mike Woodson said. ''And that's where the test is going to come. When he's got to cut and guard people and push and do things of that nature, that's the big test. And we don't have time to practice like that. We really don't. So basically all he's done is drills and he's shot the ball a lot here as o...
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With a feeling of deja vu in the air, the injuries appear to be mounting for Knicks at the worst possible time.Last season, the team's playoff hopes hit a colossal iceberg when both Amar'e Stoudemire and then-point guard Chauncey Billups sat out with nagging injuries. The team was swept in sorry fashion in the first-round by the Celtics.Unfortunately, the Knicks are in fact...
Jeremy Lin all but ruled himself out of Game 4 against the Miami Heat, still hoping he can return if the Knicks extend their first-round series.
Lin said Sunday's game ''doesn't look great'' but that he doesn't know how he will feel if the Knicks are still playing next week. New York trails 2-0 going into Game 3 on Thursday night.
Lin had surgery to...
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin went through some light drills on Sunday and said he hopes to return to action before the end of New York's first-round series against the Miami Heat. Lin, who had surgery on April 2 to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, had a bit of a setback Sunday when he experienced soreness in his knee, but he still would like to participate...
Game 1 of the playoffs didn't go very well for the New York Knicks. In addition to getting pounded 100-67 by the Miami Heat, the Knicks lost guard Iman Shumpert for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Jeremy Lin knows the Knicks will need his help if they want to give the Heat a battle during the first series, but he's still dealing with the...
Jeremy Lin played one-on-one on Saturday and may return for the Knicks' first-round playoff series against Miami.
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin broke his silence and
offered a ray of hope Sunday, saying he is pushing to rejoin the
desperate team during their Miami first-round playoff series and
has picked up the pace on his rehab from knee surgery.
The Miami Heat demolished the New York Knicks Saturday, winning 100-67. Even worse news for the Knickerbockers was the loss of Iman Shumpert for the rest of the season (and probably the start of next season) with a torn ACL.
The Knicks had a problem before Shumpert left and that problem is called LeBron James. Losing Shumpert means losing their best perimeter defender and...
from Tim Herrera of am NewYork, Jessica Kohler weighed in: “Linsanity was ridiculous, and #KREIDERMANIA is just plain awesome.”
Wayne McDonnell, professor of sports management at NYU, said this is just what the city wants to see.
“What we do best in New York is we love . . . the fighter, we love athlete’s who come out and are given that chance to shine,” he said.
Amar'e Stoudemire's season may be over and, as a result, the Knicks' season might not be too far behind. While storming off the court following a 104-94 loss in Game 2 in Miami, which dropped the Knicks to 0-2 in this best-of-seven first round series, Stoudemire apparently slammed a fire extinguisher case with his left hand. He suffered a laceration, according to the...
This season for the New York Knicks has been one to forget for the most part.
Aside from "Linsanity," the Knicks' season has been mired with injuries to key players such as Carmelo Anthony, Jeremy Lin, Amar'e Stoudemire, coaching change, and even Amar'e resorting to stupidity (punching glass on a fire extinguisher cover) in the series versus the Heat.
There really is a book, or a Lifetime movie, or some other melodramatic experience, waiting to be told about these New York Knicks. Tonight in Miami, Team Telenovela lost by 10 to the Heat, then punctuated the experience with Dumas (consonants dropped at the behest of my advertisers) big man Amar'e Stoudamire decided to show his displeasure by, I am not making this up, punching...