Amar’e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert are sidelined. Jeremy Lin isn’t back yet. So where are the Knicks supposed to find enough offense to compete with Miami?
The short-handed Knicks could really, really use a healthy Jeremy Lin on the court in their first-round playoff series against Miami. Emphasis on healthy.
The Knicks sounded hopeful about Jeremy Lin’s return — and that was before Monday night’s debacle.
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.
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 suffered a season-ending ACL tear and as a result, any hope of the Knicks competing with the Heat have ended.
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.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Derrick Rose scored 33 points to lead the Chicago Bulls past the Atlanta Hawks in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinal 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.
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.