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Madison Square Garden owner James Dolan's offseason moves to let go of Jeremy Lin and sign Raymond Felton are looking good so faUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetMaybe one of these days James Dolan will get around to explaining his reasons for waving goodbye to Jeremy Lin and signing off on acquiring Raymond Felton.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetDavid Lee had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 28 points, and the Golden State Warriors gave coach Mark Jackson a winning return to Brooklyn by beating the Nets 109-102 on Friday night.
Happy Birthday Larry Bird! The Legend’s Top 5 NBA HighlightsUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetOn this date 56 years ago, a basketball legend was born. Indeed, if you were to craft the perfect all-around basketball player, you would probably start with Mr. Larry Joe Bird. In 13 seasons with the Boston Celtics, Bird blessed fans with his passion, …Source: dimemag.com
Anthony's Pick-and-Roll Scoring Is Effective but InfrequentUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetCarmelo Anthony of the Knicks is having a career year as a shooter, even without exploiting his elite ability as a pick-and-roll scorer.Source: nytimes.com
Rasheed Wallace, Captured In One 56-Second SequenceUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetPerhaps lost in the action of last night's Knicks-Heat game was the sequence you see above. Nothing all that exciting happens in these 56 seconds, but they do offer a glimpse at just how wonderfully out of shape and unable to give a fuck Rasheed Wallace…Source: deadspin.com
The 10-man rotation, starring Andrea Bargnani’s iffy future in TorontoUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetA look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: SportsNet. Holly MacKenzie tells us th…Source: yahoo.com
Melo questionable for Saturday against ChicagoUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetCarmelo Anthony's status for the New York Knicks' game against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday is uncertain due to a laceration on the middle finger of his left hand.
Section 15: A Midwesterner Visits BrooklynUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetThe Off the Dribble team was interested in learning about Nets fans now that the team is in Brooklyn. David Ison, a Kansas City transplant living in Yonkers, took his future stepson to Section 15.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetThere were two things that were remarkable about last night's New York-Miami game, a 112-92 victory for the antique Knicks. The first, predictably, was LeBron James, who put up 18 points, five rebounds, and seven assists in the first two quarters-a perfShare TweetIn his first comments since tearing the plantar fascia in his left foot in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, Chicago Bulls guard Richard Hamilton said Friday he was originally told he would be out about four weeks.
TNT’s Marv Albert gave us a shoutout while talking about Rasheed Wallace’s technicals (VIDEO)Updated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetWe loved it when Rasheed Wallace dusted off his time-honored catchphrase against the New Orleans Hornets a couple of weeks back. We thought it a little absurd - but perhaps appropriately so; it's Sheed, after all - when the New York Knicks big man wasSource: yahoo.com
Raymond Felton And Steve Novak Deep-Six The Heat; Latest Pau Gasol Trade Rumors Pair Him With Kevin LoveUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetHoly three-point shooting, Knicks. Of all the places to go on a heat check that lasted a whole half, the Heat’s own court was the backdrop of New York’s statement win Thursday night by handing LeBron, Wade and Bosh their worst home loss together, 112-Source: dimemag.com
We Went There: Knicks-Heat in MiamiUpdated Dec 7, 2012 Share TweetFor most of the year, Miami is for Lamborghini-driving Argentines and frat bros with barbed-wire tats at Wet Willie's. But for a brief, fragile window...Source: grantland.com
Warriors Hand Nets Their Third Straight LossDec 7David Lee and Stephen Curry combine for 58 points in Warriors' 109-102 win over Nets.
76ers Top Celtics In OTDec 7Evan Turner leads 76ers to win over Celtics in OT.
Fluke Performance?Dec 7Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the Knicks' win over the Heat was a fluke.
Jazz Roll By RaptorsDec 7Eight Jazz reach double-digit points in 131-99 win over Raptors.
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.