1:44 AM EST, Sat December 03, 2016
CSN Washington

Bradley Beal to return from hamstring injury to face Knicks

The Wizards are getting a major boost on Thursday night as they take on the New York Knicks with Bradley Beal back in the lineup.

New York Post

Knicks’ Justin Holiday swears off social media to focus on prayer

Knicks backup shooting guard Justin Holiday has vowed to stay off social media — except to post Bible verses — in an attempt to increase his prayer work. Holiday’s family is going through tough times. His sister-in-law, soccer star Lauren Holiday, married to the Pelicans’ Jrue Holiday, recently underwent brain surgery for a tumor after...

Green Street | WEEI

Celtics pregame notes: Marcus Smart, Kelly Olynyk will start against Knicks

For the first time this season, Brad Stevens will start Marcus Smart and Kelly Olynyk in place of Jae Crowder (left ankle) and Al Horford (concussion) against the Knicks on Friday.  Stevens emphesized the importance of getting off to a strong start against New York and said that defense played a major part in his […]

Newsday

Nets can't hold onto lead vs. Knicks, injuries catch up to them

The Nets turned a 14-point second-quarter lead into a 110-96 loss to the Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden partly because they couldn't control the home team's superstars in the second half and partly because their injury problems at the point guard position finally caught up to them.

Green Street | WEEI

Celtics notes: Brad Stevens gives ‘thought’ to lineup change, Al Horford cleared for non-contact, doubtful Friday

WALTHAM – The Celtics have been without Al Horford for four games now. The likelihood that streak goes to five is very high as Brad Stevens said it’s doubtful that the big man still in concussion protocol will be able to take the court against the Knicks Friday at TD Garden.  But the Celtics did […]

New York Post

One injury exposes lack of depth on Knicks’ bench

Because Lance Thomas was out with a sprained ankle, the Knicks’ thin bench became even more emaciated than usual. So the 117-104 victory over the Bulls on Friday was registered despite little contribution from the bench, except for speedy point guard Brandon Jennings. Coach Jeff Hornacek lauded Jennings afterward as he kept him out there...