In their own different, yet equally dynamic ways, Ricky Rubio and Jeremy Lin have put their dormant franchises on their backs and given a jolt to the NBA’s long-standing mission of bringing the game to every corner of the world.
Lin hit a free throw with 4.9 seconds left to overcome a dreadful second half and lift the New York Knicks to their fifth straight victory, 100-98, over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
Jeremy Lin left Madison Square Garden stunned as he completed a 38-point night and inspired the Knicks past the Los Angeles Lakers, which begs the question… what’s next for ‘The Jeremy Lin Show?’ Possibly, an encore against Ricky Rubio On Saturday night.
Luke Ridnour made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:23 left, Nikola Pekovic scored a career-high 27 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Jersey Nets 108-105 on Friday night.
Kevin Durant has been electrifying summer league fans in NYC this summer. Fellow NBA star Michael Beasley will also be remembered in Manhattan — and not nearly as fondly.
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.
Timberwolves president David Kahn has been trying to land Anthony Randolph for nearly a year. He finally got him thanks to what he calls “a favor” he did for the Knicks and Nuggets in the blockbuster Carmelo Anthony trade.
The Knicks have finally agreed on a three-team trade with the Denver Nuggets and Minnesota Timberwolves that would bring superstar Carmelo Anthony to New York.
The Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony trade drama continues to unfold with trade rumors galore. With so many reported proposals that have so far failed to stick, NBA insiders are left wondering if the New Jersey Nets will insert themselves back into the mix.
According to the Daily News, Knicks owner James Dolan “is taking a more active role” in New York’s pursuit of Carmelo Anthony and “has had direct negotiations” with the Denver Nuggets.
According to the Post, The Knicks, Nuggets and Timberwolves are advancing on a three-team trade that could land Carmelo Anthony in New York.
Kevin Love had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 103-88 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night.
Amare Stoudemire scored 34 points to lead the surging New York Knicks to their fifth straight victory, 121-114 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
The New York Knicks are a far different team than their last matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves, when they allowed Kevin Love to enjoy one of the best games in NBA history.
Kevin Love grabbed a franchise-record 31 rebounds and scored 31 points, the NBA’s first 30-30 game in 28 years, and the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the New York Knicks 112-103 on Friday night.