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ESPN.com Updated Dec 13, 2012
Carmelo Anthony scored 22 of his 30 points in the first quarter, and the New York Knicks held on after he departed with a sprained left ankle to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-107 in coach Mike D'Antoni's return to Madison Square Garden.Share Tweet
Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony sprained his left ankle in the third quarter and was not expected to return to the game against the Los Angeles Lakers.Share TweetThe NBA announced Thursday the first returns in the fan vote for the 2013 NBA All-Star game, and in news that will shock precisely no one, LeBron James of the Miami Heat and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers stand above their peers as the leading vo…Share Tweetpurpleandgoldblog.com Dec 13, 2012Despite being the only team in the NBA that have yet to lose at home and being a game and a half in front of the defending champions for the top spot in the east, the New York Knicks (16-5) will not be the subject of conversation for tonight's first mat…Share Tweet
James Dolan, according to Madison Square Garden lore, had to be told who Fmr. Attorney General John Ashcroft wasIt is incredibly easy to feel good for New York Knicks fans, as their team races out to a superb 16-5 record as they prepare to take on the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. Not only did Knicks fans have to sit through the unea…Share Tweet
Kobe calls Magic to talk Lakers: 'Very helpful'ESPN.com Dec 13, 2012Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant found time on his off day to make a phone call to Magic Johnson to talk about the team.Share Tweet
Dwight Howard, stuck in the middle of another trying season, discusses how ‘emotional’ he isNoted provocateur and Los Angeles Times columnist T.J. Simers' latest piece on Lakers center Dwight Howard may come off as a surprise to some, but we're less moved by Howard's admissions. Dwight Howard cries a lot at things that would make anyone with …Share Tweet
Carmelo Injured In Knicks' WinDec 13Knicks hold off Lakers, 116-107.
TrueHoop TV: John HollingerDec 13John Hollinger drops in to talk about the Lin-Harden dilemma in Houston, the ongoing problems in L.A., and Dwight Howard's likely destination next season.
Kobe: Carmelo Harder To Guard Than LeBronDec 13Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Kobe Bryant's comments about guarding Carmelo Anthony.
Breaking Down The Knicks' WinDec 13Kurt Rambis breaks down the Knicks' win over the Lakers.