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BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo showed glimpses of his old self yet again on Sunday, handing out a season-high 18 assists with no turnovers while leading his team to a 118-111 triumph over the Detroit Pistons. But there are reminders that he's still working his way back from major knee surgery. Rondo said he plans to sit out Wednesday's visit from the New York Knicks on the second night of a back-to-back. Keeping with his typical approach, Rondo will sit out the tail end of a tandem set for the fifth time since returning on Jan.
Mike Woodson acknowledged Wednesday morning that it has been his responsibility to get the Knicks to persevere through the losing, injuries and controversies of a disappointing season and he conceded, "I feel like I've failed somewhat."
It's possible Kevin Love's name will be announced as the Western Conference player of the month before Wednesday night's game against the New York Knicks. Love, who was the player of the week for Feb. 17-23, will have to unseat Kevin Durant, who has swept the monthly honor in November, December and January. The Wolves (30-29) went 5-6 in February, but were 5-4 with Love, who missed losses to the Thunder on Feb. 5 and Blazers on Feb. 8 due to injury. Here's an good infographic the team produced to sum up his stats: Read more..
It doesn't look like Carmelo Anthony's right hand injury will keep him from playing in Sunday's game against Chicago. Carmelo Anthony #7 SFNew York Knicks 2014 STATS GM56 PPG28.2 RPG8.7 APG3.0 FG%.452 FT%.841 Anthony said his shooting hard was "very sore" after Friday's game against Golden State. The power forward said his hand was hit "multiple times" during the game and he said he may need to get it examined prior to Sunday's game against the Bulls.
Coming off a pair of 10-day contracts with the Spurs, swingman Shannon Brown has reached an agreement to sign with the Knicks according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard. Brown had been without a team until the Spurs picked him up to offset a slew of injuries to their perimeter corps. He averaged 2.3 points while shooting [...]
LEBRON’S TAKE: LeBron James answered dozens of questions about his broken nose after participating in his first practice Tuesday since sustaining the injury a week ago. But one question James wanted little part of was whether he felt his injury potentially would be targeted by defenders when he returns to action, which could come Thursday against the Knicks. James participated in the non-contact portions of Tuesday’s practice and plans to go through a normal workout with the team Wednesday before his status for Thursday’s game is determined.
Tick, tick, tick ... The Knicks have a few hours to decide on executing a trade to improve their backcourt. Here are their options, as of late Wednesday night: Darren Collison: The Knicks hope to engage the Clippers on Thursday in talks centered around a deal of Iman Shumpert and Raymond Felton for Collison and Matt Barnes. Talks were tabled late Wednesday night, according to ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Broussard. It is unclear how Shumpert's knee injury will impact the potential deal, though the Clippers are lukewarm about taking back Felton, who has struggled this season and has two...
If you ask Mike Woodson, he’ll tell you that injuries are the biggest reason that the Knicks have struggled this season. And that makes sense -- to a certain degree. Tyson Chandler missed 20 games with a broken left leg. Raymond Felton’s been in and out of the lineup with various ailments (and hasn’t been great when healthy). J.R. Smith came off of offseason knee surgery and wasn’t himself early in the season. So injuries have certainly played a role.
NEW YORK DeMarcus Cousins left Wednesday’s win over the New York Knicks with 3:15 left in the fourth quarter with a strained left hip flexor.
Mike Francesa is joined by Knicks radio analyst Brendan Brown to break down the Knicks' injury woes and struggling defense.