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With Stoudemire Likely Out, Knicks May Need Lin More Than Ever

The Knicks sounded hopeful about Jeremy Lin’s return — and that was before Monday night’s debacle.


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Knicks’ Stoudemire Sorry After Postgame Tantrum Leaves Him With Lacerated Hand

This much was certain: Amar’e Stoudemire’s hand was cut so severely that doctors and paramedics were summoned, drops of blood stained the carpet and a piece of glass in the door to a fire-extinguisher case needed to be replaced.


Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks is carried off the court against the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the American Airines Arena. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Knicks Crushed By Heat In Game 1, Shumpert Suffers Knee Injury

The Knicks were dealt a blow on the scoreboard and to their roster as Iman Shumpert was carried off the court. The Knicks were defeated by the Heat 100-67 in Game 1.


Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks is carried off the court against the Miami Heat in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the American Airines Arena. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Shumpert Suffers Season-Ending ACL Tear

Iman Shumpert suffered a season-ending ACL tear and as a result, any hope of the Knicks competing with the Heat have ended.


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NBA Eastern Conference Playoff Matchups And Predictions

The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.


Red-Tailed Hawk

Police Warn Pet Owners Of Dangerous Hawks In Hinsdale

Police in west suburban Hinsdale are warning owners of small pets about an airborne predator.

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Derrick Rose. (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rose Returns From Back Injury, Bulls Beat Hawks 90-79

Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his return from back pain, and the Chicago Bulls beat the struggling Atlanta Hawks 90-79 on Monday.


Carlos Boozer

Bulls Rout Hawks, Advance To Conference Finals

Carlos Boozer had his biggest game of the postseason and the Chicago Bulls blew past the Atlanta Hawks to advance to the Eastern Conference finals where they’ll take on the Miami Heat.

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Josh Smith and Carlos Boozer

Schuster: Contrasting Locker Rooms Heading Into Game 6

I walked into the Atlanta Hawks locker room Thursday morning half expecting to see the team’s shrink trying to calm down their players. But that certainly wasn’t the case, as it was just the opposite of tense.

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Chicago Bulls

Bulls vs Hawks – Keys To Game 6

A win on Thursday night and the Chicago Bulls would eliminate the Atlanta Hawks and advance toe the Eastern Conference finals to take on Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and the Miami Heat.

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Derrick Rose

Bulls One Win Away From Advancing To Confernce Finals

For a team facing the league’s MVP, the team with the best record in the NBA and elimination from the playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks seem pretty confident that they can beat the Chicago Bulls in Game6 of this series.

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Tom Thibodeau

Thibodeau: ‘This Is What You Work For’

The Chicago Bulls needed a fourth quarter run to pull away from the Atlanta Hawks and take a lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup.

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Chicago Bulls

Schuster: Bulls Rest On Wednesday, They’ll Need It For Game 6

Tom Thibodeau gave his troops the day off Wednesday. He’s a smart coach, since he knows they are tired and also knows they are in for a battle come Thursday night.

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Taj Gibson

Gibson’s Big Fourth Quarter Makes Difference For Bulls

Taj Gibson is in his second season in the NBA, he was the Chicago Bulls’ second, first round draft pick in 2009. Over his career he’s chipped in with big performances off of the bench, but none bigger than Tuesday night.

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Omer Asik

Asik’s ‘Magnificent’ Night Helps Bulls Take Series Lead

In a pivotal game in this Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Chicago Bulls outscored the Atlanta Hawks by 11 points in the fourth quarter and took a 3-2 lead in the series.

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Derrick Rose

Rose Leads Bulls Past Hawks In Game 5

Derrick Rose scored 33 points to lead the Chicago Bulls past the Atlanta Hawks in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Chicago Bulls

Game 5 Pivotal For Outcome Of Bulls-Hawks Series

Tuesday night’s Game 5 could have been the clinching game for the Chicago Bulls, but instead it’s turned into a relative must-win game.

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Rose: Game 4 Effort ‘Wasn’t Good Enough’

During Game 4 of the Chicago Bulls’ matchup with the Atlanta Hawks, Derrick Rose saw one team playing harder, chasing down loose balls and scoring easy baskets. But there was one small problem.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Tom Thibodeau and Keith Bogans

Schuster: Bogans To Start In Game 5, Boozer Feeling Better

Keith Bogans didn’t practice Tuesday morning but will play and start in Game 5 against the Atlanta Hawks. Bogans got some precautionary extra rest from Tom Thibodeau for his sore right ankle.

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Al Horford and Derrick Rose

What Wins Out In Game 5, Experience Or League MVP?

The Chicago Bulls will bring a lot to Tuesday night’s game agaisnt the Atlanta Hawks: the NBA’s Most Valuable Player and Coach of the Year as well as a Second Team All-Defensive player.

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