Found February 06, 2012 on Basketball ]
The Knicks were playing without Amare Stoudemire and lost Carmelo Anthony to an injury early in the game, but Jeremy Lin had 28 points and eight assists in his first career start to lift New York over the Utah Jazz, 97-88, on Monday.

Amare Stoudemire Out of Lineup for Knicks Monday After Death of Brother

LAKE WALES, Fla. -- A brother of New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire died in a Florida car crash Monday after the SUV he was driving slammed into the back of a trailer. Authorities are still investigating and awaiting test results to find out if alcohol was a factor. The Florida Highway Patrol said 35-year-old Hazell Stoudemire was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene....

Stoudemire's brother dies in Fla. crash

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) -- Officials said Monday that the brother of New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire has died in a car crash. A Florida Highway Patrol report says Hazell Stoudemire was driving an SUV that crashed into the back of a trailer being towed by a truck early Monday morning. He had been driving on a highway in the heart of Florida's citrus country. The report says...

Knicks Fans Serenade Jeremy Lin with MVP Chants

Jeremy Lin made his first career start at point guard for the New York Knicks on Monday night.  The Knicks were without Amare Stoudemire and Carmelo Anothony left the game in the first quarter with a groin injury. Lin lead the Knicks to a 99-88 victory over the Utah Jazz with 28 points and eight assists.  Lin who is the first American-born NBA player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent was...

Should the Knicks break up their roster?

With the unfortunate passing of New York Knicks PF Amar’e Stoudemire’s brother Hazell, the New York Knicks were without their best player. Tack on an injury to New York Knicks SF Carmelo Anthony, and suddenly the dynamic front court in Madison Square Garden is reduced to rubble. Even though PF Amar’e Stoudemire is in fact the most valuable player to the New York...

NBA: Is Jeremy Lin for Real?

  Jeremy Lin got a chance to play this past Saturday against the Nets, backing up Iman Shumpert at point guard for the Knicks. Six points, three rebounds and three assists in the first half later and Lin found himself on the court for most of the second half in a Knicks' win. It wasn't just the numbers that were impressive about Lin, either. The former Harvard point guard...

Brother of Knicks' Stoudemire dies in car crash

The brother of New York Knicks star Amare Stoudemire died in a car accident early Monday morning in Florida, a team spokesman confirmed to

Amare Stoudemire out until Monday after death of brother, Hazell

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Zach Lowe: 'Linsanity' rapidly takes over New York

The sudden, stunning emergence of Jeremy Lin has sparked the struggling Knicks. How long can it last? Zach Lowe takes a closer look at Lin's outrageous two-game run -- and his future.

Lin Leads Short-Handed Knicks To Second Straight Win, Beat Jazz 99-88

Move over Eli Manning and make way for New York’s latest sports hero Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin. The second-year player got his first NBA start on Monday night as the Knicks hosted the Utah Jazz at Madison Square Garden. The home team started the contest without the services of Amar’s Stoudemire, who was with his family after the death of his brother in a car crash. Six minutes...

Knicks 99, Nets 92

Jeremy Lin scored a career-high 25 points and the New York Knicks salvaged the finale of a back-to-back-to-back set by beating the New Jersey Nets 99-92 on Saturday night. Lin came off the bench to control a struggling offense, adding seven assists while outplaying Nets All-Star point guard Deron Williams. Amare Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler each added 17 points for the Knicks...
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