Kyle Lowry had 20 points and 12 assists, Jonas Valanciunas added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors used a big fourth quarter to beat the Brooklyn Nets 105-89 Wednesday night.
If Brooklyn fails in this series against the Raptors, this nearly $200-million (including luxury taxes) team will go down as one of the most over-hyped compilations in NBA history.
According to a report, general manager Steve Mills is looking to upgrade the point-guard position in an effort to salvage what is, at this point, a lost season.
The injury leaves New York with only two healthy point guards on its roster: Beno Udrih and rookie Toure’ Murry.
Here’s the issue: Lowry is a free agent after this season. If the Knicks want to re-sign him long-term it will probably cost them around eight million dollars a season, give or take. That type of contract will make it nearly impossible for the Knicks to bring in another max player in the 2015 offseason if Carmelo Anthony signs a max extension this summer.
James Dolan, angry with details being leaked, put the kibosh on a trade proposal Thursday that could have landed Toronto point guard Kyle Lowry, according to the Daily News.
In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last six weeks, the Knicks have major problems. And every day those problems seem to multiply.
The Nets’ opening night win at Barclays Center was a big step forward for the revitalized franchise.
The Nets opened the Barclays Center in winning fashion as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-100.
Linsanity in New York is, well, gone with the Lin. Did the Knicks make the right move or will regret eventually rear its ugly head?
Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 10 assists and the Houston Rockets moved within two games of the final playoff berth in the Western Conference with a 112-87 win over the New Jersey Nets on Tuesday night.
Kevin Martin scored 21 points, Chuck Hayes grabbed 12 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat New York 104-89 on Wednesday night, handing the Knicks their fourth straight loss.