Kevin Garnett will sit out a fourth straight game because of back spasms Friday when the Brooklyn Nets visit Boston, missing his last trip this season back to his old home.
“This offseason that’s pretty much all I was working on,” Niese said Friday. “I neglected the other things. So everything was at an imbalance.”
Many have predicted — hoped, maybe — that Derek Jeter will go out this year with an ending more fitting than lying on the ground with a broken ankle. Yankees starter David Phelps is definitely one of them.
On Thursday, Terry Collins told reporters that the MRI showed that the lefty’s shoulder is clean.
Will the Yankees first baseman be more guarded batting from the left side? We’ll soon see for ourselves once he hits the field.
“There’s a joke in there somewhere — if he takes a swing at me, he might miss,” Mike Puma of the New York Post said Monday on the “Boomer & Carton” show.
Iman Shumpert has survived the trade deadline. But he won’t be playing for the Knicks anytime soon. The Knicks say Shumpert will miss about two weeks with a sprained ligament in his left knee.
Harvey was cleared Thursday to start playing catch only four months after having reconstructive elbow surgery.
Oh no, Canada! Oh no, Nassau! The Islanders have lost their star and captain for the rest of the season because of a major knee injury at the Sochi Games.
Iman Shumpert sprained his left knee, the same one which sustained a torn ACL in his rookie year, when he tried to come to a stop while driving to the basket in the third quarter.
Unlike teammate Eric Young Jr., who arrived happily at camp and enthusiastically shook hands, fist-bumped or hugged almost every player, Harvey was quiet and reserved.
The 36-year-old forward said Wednesday before the Knicks played Portland that his injury was from overuse and that he would need rest and therapy, but hadn’t been told surgery would be necessary.
We know this. The girlfriend is gone. The spikes are tied on tight. He has taken the first step of a long journey into 2014, and has left the scarred remnants of last season behind.
Harvey would like get healthy for the New York Mets “right now,” though he’d settle for September. That’ll be a tough sell.
Bargnani was hurt Wednesday during a 110-106 loss to Philadelphia when he landed hard while attempting to dunk. He had an MRI on Thursday that revealed the injury.