Antawn Jamison scored 23 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers made 16 3-pointers in a 98-82 win over the New Jersey Nets on Sunday.
Though the lottery is right here in the Tri-State area, there’s little excitement with the Nets and Knicks not involved. The Jazz own the Nets’ pick, currently No. 6, from the Deron Williams trade.
Carmelo Anthony was a rookie. Chauncey Billups was the MVP of the NBA finals. That was way back in 2004, and one of the few constants in the NBA since then had been the Knicks missing the playoffs. The drought is over.
Kris Humphries grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds and made several big plays in overtime, leading the New Jersey Nets to just their fifth road win, a 98-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Baron Davis scored 18 points in his Cavaliers debut, leading a stunning rally in the fourth quarter as Cleveland beat the New York Knicks for the 11th straight time, 119-115 on Friday night.
The Cavaliers have shocked the Knicks twice this season in Cleveland, but both teams could look considerably different when they meet Friday at Madison Square Garden.
Carmelo Anthony missed a key late free throw and fouled out of his first road game with the Knicks, who may have taken Cleveland too lightly and were beaten 115-109 on Friday night by the fired-up Cavaliers.
Carmelo Anthony makes his Knicks road debut Friday night trying to help his new team avoid a 10th straight loss the Cavaliers, who made a few intriguing moves shortly before Thursday’s trade deadline.
With the NFL season now in the rear-view mirror, it’s on to baseball. Craigie was happy to report on Tuesday that Mets fans actually have something to be excited about this season.
Brook Lopez scored the tiebreaking basket with 1.4 seconds remaining and the New Jersey Nets beat Cleveland 103-101 on Monday night.
The Cavaliers haven’t won on the road since beating the Nets in November. Their last victory in any game probably only seems like it was that long ago.
Speaking to The Associated Press on Friday about the year unlike any other in his life, the NBA’s two-time reigning MVP says he will “absolutely” consider 2010 to be a great year, even after making the choice to leave Cleveland for Miami and dealing with the fallout that predictably followed.
Amare Stoudemire and Raymond Felton each scored 23 points for the Knicks, who have lost three straight after winning 13 of 14.
“At first, when it first came out there was possibility about him playing in New York — but that was about two or three years ago — I could have seen it at first,” Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade said.
Devin Harris scored a season-high 31 and the New Jersey Nets snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 95-87.
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