Oklahoma City Thunder
Carmelo Anthony led the way with 36 points and the Knicks won their twelfth consecutive game by defeating the Thunder in Oklahoma City.
Carmelo Anthony says his troublesome right knee is “so-so.”
This was not a bad loss for the Knicks. They had no business even being in the game. It was, however, a brutal game for Mike Woodson.
The Kevin Durant-Carmelo Anthony duel was postponed, though J.R. Smith filled in nicely – for three quarters.
The Knicks traded shooting guard/small forward Ronnie Brewer to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a second-round pick and cash considerations. New York also agreed in principle to sign 12-year veteran Kenyon Martin to a 10-day contract.
Call off the search party. Send the hounds back to the kennel. The real Brooklyn Nets were found last night in Oklahoma City.
P.J. Carlesimo’s first big motivational message as the interim coach of the Brooklyn Nets earned him an elusive win in Oklahoma City, and perhaps the kind of jolt his team needs to get out of a monthlong funk.
“I’m just overthinking,” Williams said. “I’ve never been a player that can go out there and play and think … I just react. Now, it’s like I come off [a screen] and I’m thinking, ‘Should I shoot this? Should I not?’”
The New York Giants will wear S.H.E.S. on the back of their helmets on Sunday in memory of those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy.
Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder looked spectacular most of the night even when the ball didn’t go in. The blowout didn’t last, but their winning streak did.
The Lakers handed Mike Brown the pink slip after 5 games and will undoubtedly turn to Phil Jackson as their first choice replacement.
I have the Lakers over the Heat in six games in the NBA Finals. This is my nightmare scenario, but I think the Lakers have a better roster top to bottom. I can’t imagine the Heat will be able to find an answer for Howard down low.
For better or for worse, the Knicks’ window to win is now and it’s up to Carmelo Anthony to lead them.
UConn coach Jim Calhoun has undergone successful surgery to repair a left hip fracture from a bicycle accident.
CBS Sports Network analyst and former first-round pick Wally Szczerbiak joined CBS Local Sports to give perspective as to what the prospects are going through on the biggest night of their basketball lives.