Found January 21, 2013 on
New York Knicks
The season series between the Knicks and Nets concluded on MLK Monday. The Nets won this last one 88-85 at Madison Square Garden to split the four game series 2-2. Here’s my biased but honest take on the (yes, I’ll say it) new rivalry.
- With the Nets down by one with 25 seconds left, the ball was in Joe Johnson’s hands. JJ makes a move to get in position, gets a shot off and drained it. On the ensuing possession for the Knicks down by one, the ball was in Carmelo’s hands. Melo drove to the baseline, had a look, but put up an air ball.
- Everyone was quick to criticize Joe Johnson early in the season. But this was at least the third game that he buried the game winning shot. JJ scored 10 points in the fourth quarter (including two big threes). Carmelo missed all six shots in the final period.
- Brook Lopez has become a complete center. He scored just 14 points today (after 20+ the last three games) but added 11 rebounds and four blocks. Brook plays good defense and finally is gettin...
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via New York Times:
This past summer Iman Shumpert decided to to change his hairstyle to help divert his focus from the painful and long road of recovery from knee surgery. Shumpert eventually decided to entertain a high-top fade instead his usual buzz cut.
According to the New York Times from the moment he was carried off the court with a torn left anterior cruciate ligament...
They are behaving just fine T…
New York athletes stick together. Here’s New York Knicks star J.R. Smith with Salsa King Victor Cruz doing some work out and about. If you’re a Knicks fan, you gotta feel good about J.R. Smith hanging with the squeaky clean Cruz.-TO
Cruz Hangs With Jennifer Anistion’s Man
Victor Cruz Catches Fashion Week in Milan
via Inside Hoops:
The Brooklyn Nets have assigned forward Tornike Shengelia and guard Tyshawn Taylor to the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by General Manager Billy King.
This will be the second time this season that both Shengelia and Taylor have been assigned to the Armor. The first came on December 21 where in one game with the Armor,...
It’s all about giving back T…
Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire provided lunch for a group of 600 MSG workers before they took the floor against Brooklyn on Martin Luther King Jr. day. “They actually work for the Garden and work here to help our organization grow smoothly. So it’s only right to show support on how much we appreciate how much they work.” said Amare. “Thank...
Check out this clutch shot by Joe Johnson with just 22 seconds left to play that gives the Nets their first points in over five minutes and the lead and eventually the win over the Knicks at Madison...
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NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson said his team owed the New York Knicks after dropping their last two games against their intra-city rivals. He helped pay off the debt with a huge basket late in Brooklyn's 88-85 victory at Madison Square Garden on Monday. Johnson, who scored 25 points, hit a fadeaway jumper over J.R. Smith to give the Nets an 85-84 lead with 22.3...
Throughout the 2012-2013 season, we have seen the New York Knicks mired by injuries. Torn ACL’s, sore backs, plantar fasciitis, “sore” feet, knee debridement’s, hyper extended knees, lacerated fingers, and flu-like symptoms just about sums up the Knicks’ various ailments. Fortunately, this Knicks team is one of the rare units in our history that has the depth, talent...
The Josh Smith days in Atlanta may be numbered but that didn’t stop him from throwing down a monster dunk in a game against the Brooklyn Nets.
Smith got the rebound on the defensive end and went coast to coast and threw down a monster jam on Net’s center Brook Lopez.
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The Brooklyn Nets still want Dwight Howard. And, according to Real GM's Jarrod Rudolph, they're exploring ways to get D12 from the struggling Lakers, believing "Howard
can be had for the right price."
Rudolph has a whopper of a rumor: Nets GM Billy King was preparing to contact the Minnesota Timberwolves to gauge interest in a three-team deal that would have...
Hits him with a Kanye zinger!
The New York Knicks are close to getting their starting point guard Raymond Felton back. Felton’s been out since Christmas when he fractured his pinky finger against the Los Angeles Lakers. On Tuesday, the doctors finally cleared Felton to participate in non-contact practices, better then nothing right?
Raymond Felton, out since late December with a fractured right pinky suffered...
For 35 years, the all-time series between the New York Knicks and New Jersey Nets were lackluster at best. The three playoff series’ that they had weren’t exactly classics, the most recent ending in a sweep of the Knicks by the Nets when Jason Kidd and Vince Carter were just running over guys like Stephon Marbury, and an Alan Houston at the end of his career. Now, after a move...
The Nets have reassigned forward Tornike Shengelia and guard Tyshawn Taylor to the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League.
Dwight Howard doesn’t look to be fully healed from his April back surgery. With the Lakers season getting dimmer, they’ve loss nine of their last 11 games, Jarrod Rudolph of Real GM has said the Nets are ready to make a move for Dwight Howard again. According to Rudolph the Nets are planning to bring in a third team to make the trade a reality.
This is the rumored trade Rudolph...