Found December 12, 2012 on
New York Knicks
Los Angeles Lakers
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Manhattan takes Brooklyn
It was another supercharged night at the Barclays Center for the much-anticipated rematch between New York's two teams. And both came to play in this entertaining up-and-down affair.
Manhattan (aka New York) may have exacted some revenge. Or better yet, Carmelo Anthony might have.
Anthony continued his torrid play through the league, earning the various M-V-P chants that came from the large amount of Knicks fans that made their way to that other borough for this road game. Anthony scored a season-high 45 points on 15-for-24 shooting, playing 44 minutes and doing every thing for the Knicks.
His presence and the demands he placed on teh defense forced Brooklyn to double team him when he touched the ball late in the game. That opened up the passing lanes and the crisp ball movement Anthony is sometimes accused of halting. On the final possession for ...
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The mounting frustration over the Lakers’ poor start to the season culminated with new head coach Mike D’Antoni snapping at a media member following the team’s 100-94 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday. Los Angeles Times columnist T.J. Simers, who has been an irritant to most LA sports figures for the past two decades, was grilling D’Antoni over the team’s lack...
Carmelo Anthony expressed doubt about his availability for Saturday's home game against the Cavaliers.
The Knicks have been on a complete roll this season. After winning 112-106 in MSG November 9, 2012 against Carmelo Anthony’s old team the Denver Nuggets. This improved their home record to 8-0 and their overall record to 15-5 which tops all teams in the Eastern Conference.
Some people believe the Knicks would be a good team this season, but not a serious contender...
It would appear that the New York Knicks are for real.
After raising some eyebrows by starting the year on a hot streak, the Knickerbockers have not slowed down much. Currently sitting atop the Eastern Conference standings, New York appears like the real deal in no small part thanks to Tyson Chandler.
The Knicks’ center is making the team a true contender in the East with his tenacious...
Mike D'Antoni never built the team he wanted in New York. Now he looks at the Knicks and sees what he would like his Lakers to become.
D'Antoni returns to Madison Square Garden on Thursday for the first time since resigning as Knicks coach last March, hoping to see the type of performance his new team hasn't demonstrated nearly enough.
The Knicks were a disappointment...
CLEVELAND -- Mike D'Antoni stood outside the visiting locker room and stared at the ground.
His eyes were bloodshot, his hair a mess, his tie out of sorts. It was as if he had spent the previous 48 minutes tumbling in a clothes dryer.
"The state that we're in, that's inexcusable, and we've got to figure it out," he said.
D'Antoni was speaking after...
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers ran into one of the all-time greats. But not even Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant's season-high 42 points could ruin the return of Cavs guard Kyrie Irving on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Playing for the first time since Nov. 18, Irving had 28 points, six rebounds and a season-high 11 assists in the Cavs' exciting 100-94 victory...
CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers ran into one of the all-time greats. But not even Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant's season-high 42 points could ruin the return of Cavs guard Kyrie Irving on Tuesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving had 28 points, six rebounds and a season-high 11 assists in the Cavs' exciting 100-94 victory over the struggling Lakers. He had missed the previous...
There truly has not been a lot to cheer about so far this season for fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers. That was until Tuesday night, when reigning NBA Rookie Of The Year, point guard Kyrie Irving returned from a stint on the injured list with a double-double; helping the Cavaliers top the Los Angeles Lakers at Quicken Loans Arena, by a final margin of 100-94. After missing the last...