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In NBA playoffs, Knicks veterans proving to be oldies but goodi…

In NBA playoffs, Knicks veterans proving to be oldies but goodies

nydailynews.com Updated Apr 21, 2013
Knicks coach Mike Woodson heard all the jokes about his roster on opening day. The Knicks were so old, when Moses parted the Red Sea they were on the other side playing H-O-R-S-E. They were so old that their first charter flight for a West Coast swing w…
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  • Brooklyn Nets blowout win over Chicago Bulls in Game 1 does not…

    Brooklyn Nets blowout win over Chicago Bulls in Game 1 does not mean series is sure thing

    nydailynews.com nba.com Apr 21, 2013
    Cautionary tales abound, and they often begin with a famously deceptive event that occurred on May 27, 1985. That was when the Celtics manhandled the Lakers in Boston Garden, 148-114, and made it appear as if Los Angeles didn’t belong on the same court
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  • Andre Miller Is A Playoff Hero; Deron Williams Is A Monster; In…

    Andre Miller Is A Playoff Hero; Deron Williams Is A Monster; Insane Jordan Player Exclusives

    dimemag.com Apr 21, 2013
    In the battle of the game’s best jerseys, it’s funny that old man Andre Miller is using the same tactics to embarrass people in the NBA that the old, fat dude with the nasty back sweat is using to bust your ass at a local YMCA. Golden State/Denver was
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  • With NY Knicks and Brooklyn Nets both playing in New York on fi…

    With NY Knicks and Brooklyn Nets both playing in New York on first day of NBA playoffs, city takes in basketball atmosphere

    nydailynews.com Apr 21, 2013
    If the heart of sports in New York City beats to the rhythm of a bouncing basketball, then it was beating steady and strong on Saturday. The Knicks and the Nets were at the center of the NBA universe as they opened the first round of the playoffs at hom…
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  • Mike Woodson may not win Coach of the Year, but respect what he…

    Mike Woodson may not win Coach of the Year, but respect what he has done with NY Knicks

    nydailynews.com Apr 21, 2013
    Mike Woodson won’t win Coach of the Year in the NBA this season even if nobody in the league has done a better job than he has, not Gregg Popovich, the best there is, not Erik Spoelstra, who has the best player, not even George Karl, who has a better te
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  • Bulls' Noah says foot 'fine,' will play in Game 2

    Bulls' Noah says foot 'fine,' will play in Game 2

    ESPN.com Apr 21, 2013
    Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah started Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday and after playing 13 minutes on his injured left foot said he will play in Game 2.
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Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: Ginobili shakes off the rust, leads Spurs to win in Game 1

    Apr 21
    Three thoughts from the Spurs 91-79 victory over the visiting Lakers on Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round series:
  • Cleveland Cavaliers reach out to Phil Jackson about open coaching position…

    Apr 21
    As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers reach out to Phil Jackson about open coaching position…

    Apr 21
    As they did eight years ago when he was in retirement, the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached out to Phil Jackson about their head coach opening, sources told ESPN.com.
  • Manu Ginobili gives San Antonio Spurs a lift in Game 1

    Apr 21
    After missing the bulk of April, Manu Ginobili helps lift the Spurs past the Lakers in Game 1.