Tyson Chandler was at Knicks’ shootaround, saying his fever is gone and he will play tonight in Game 2 against the Heat.
But it still remains to be seen what affects the flu will have on Chandler, who still looked tired and weak. In the Knicks 100-67 Game 1 loss, Chandler was scoreless with seven turnovers, including four offensive fouls.
“I was really just a zombie out there,” Chandler... » more
Game 1: Saturday. April 28, Knicks at Miami, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 2: Monday, April 30, New York at Miami, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3: Thursday, May 3, Miami at New York, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 4: Sunday, May 6, Miami at New York, 3:30 p.m., ABC
*Game 5: Wednesday, May 9, New York at Miami, TBD
*Game 6: Friday, May 11, Miami at New York, TBD
*Game 7: Sunday, May 13, New York... » more
Glen Grunwald had the interim tag removed from his title yesterday. Mike Woodson could be next up for a promotion.
Woodson has led the Knicks to a 16-6 record since replacing Mike D’Antoni, and he has a longstanding personal relationship with Grunwald. They played together at Indiana University from 1977-80.
Grunwald, who will speak pregame tonight to the media, being named executive... » more
CLEVELAND - The Knicks are expected to sign veteran center Dan Gadzuric later today.
Gadzuric gives the Knicks insurance up front with Jared Jeffries slowed with a knee injury. Gadzuric will be eligible for the playoffs.
Jeffries, who missed eight games in March and April with right knee inflammation, didn’t play Wednesday in New Jersey and won’t play tonight.
The Knicks want to... » more
Amar’e Stoudemire was at the Knicks practice facility, getting in a workout before the team flew to Cleveland.
A team spokesman said Stoudemire didn’t scrimmage because there weren’t enough bodies in the gym. Stoudemire will go through shootaround and unless there is a setback he could return tomorrow against the Cavaliers. He’s officially day-to-day.
Stoudemire, who has missed the past... » more
While you’re waiting for tonight’s Knicks-Nets game, here is some interesting reading for you.
It’s part of the release that Turner Sports sends out from their nationally televised broadcast. Here’s what Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal and Mike Fratello said about the Knicks before and during their win over Boston last night:
Barkley on Carmelo Anthony: “He’s the best scorer... » more
Mike Woodson said Amar’e Stoudemire scrimmaged yesterday and was going to talk to him about he’s feeling after shootaround. Woodson should have some type of update on Stoudemire before tonight’s game against the Celtics.
But Stoudemire won’t play tonight or tomorrow at the Nets.
The earliest he would return from a bulging disk in his back is Friday at Cleveland with Sunday in Atlanta... » more
The Knicks expect Tyson Chandler to play tomorrow night against the Celtics.
The team didn’t practice today, but Chandler came in for treatment on his sore left knee. Chandler banged his knees with Joel Anthony in Sunday’s loss to the Heat and could hardly move in the fourth quarter.
Chandler has been the heart and soul of the Knicks this season, and the leader of their vastly improved... » more
Derrick Rose injured his right ankle in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Knicks and will not play in tonight’s rematch.
That would seem to be a big break for the Knicks, but the Bulls have been very effective without their best player and reigning MVP.
The Bulls are 15-7 this season with Rose unable to play.
“The Bulls have played well with Rose and they have played... » more
CHICAGO - Amar’e Stoudemire took part in some of the Knicks’ shootaround this morning and afterward did some back strengthening exercises. But interim coach Mike Woodson said Stoudemire wouldn’t be playing in this important back-to-back against the Bulls and Bucks.
Woodson said it will be up to Stoudemire and the Knicks’ medical staff as to when he returns from a bulging disk in his back.... » more