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New York Knicks Rookie guard Iman Schumpert is expected to miss his second straight game Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks because of patella tendinitis in his left knee.The Deseret News and Hoopsworld reported Wednesday that Schumpert will also pull out of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest because of the injury. Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans has been added to the contest, according to the team's official website.A press release to officially announce that Evans has replaced Schumpert is expected later on the Wednesday.
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So the New York Knicks got slaughtered last night by the hands of the Nets. And this is with Carmelo Anthony back in the lineup……Carmelo Anthony Sucks Meme just waiting in the wing…..
Fan favorite Jeremy Evans will reportedly take the place of Iman Shumpert (and Jeremy Lin … oh no!). From the Deseret News and Hoopsworld: “Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks will no longer compete in the dunk contest, according to sources close to the situation. Shumpert missed Monday’s game against the New Jersey Nets due to a knee injury and he’ll rest during the weekend...
Things have gotten really interesting in New York lately.The New York Knicks were looking really foolish for waiving Chauncey Billupsbefore the season started but are now looking like geniuses with the emergenceof Jeremy Lin. On top of waiving Billups they were depending on a rookiepoint guard and a second year shooting guard to get them over the hump untilBaron Davis was deemed...
Deron Williams made a statement with his game. He said “welcome to the big boy table Jeremy Lin, this is how we do it here.” Or maybe “I’m getting sick of hearing about Linsanity, let’s silence it.”
The New York Knicks lost for the second time in the Lin era falling to the rival New Jersey Nets 100-92. Williams scored a season high 38, with eight 3s and 6 assists, absolutely...
MIAMI -- The hottest team versus the hottest story.
Linsanity is on its way to Miami, and the Heat can finally say they're eager for the arrival.
It may be the NBA's marquee matchup so far this season, the phenomenon that is New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin...
The Miami Heat pummeled the New York Knicks, 102-88, Thursday night. Jeremy Lin had his worst game since the beginning of Linsanity, hitting just 1-of-11 shots and turning the ball over eight times.
Lin finished with eight points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals. He also hit all six of his free throws. Chalk it up as one bad night and be thankful that the all-star...
Sudden New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin was brought back to reality when New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams took him to school in a recent contest at Madison Square Garden.
At least one person wasn’t booing Kris Humphries at the Garden on Monday night.
Humphries, in an appearance on ESPN Radio yesterday, said he and Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin ran into each other following the Nets’ 100-92 win, and Lin told him the Garden crowd was overly hostile...