- A league source said Tuesday afternoon that New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire is expected to miss the remainder of the Knicks’ first-round series with the Miami Heat after badly cutting his hand hitting a fire extinguisher case in a hallway of American Airlines Arena after Miami’s 104-94 Game 2 victory.
- The Denver Nuggets say forward Wilson Chandler is expected to be ready by the start of training camp next season after undergoing surgery to repair a labral tear in his left hip.
- San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich is the recipient of the Red Auerbach Trophy as the 2011-12 NBA Coach of the Year, the NBA announced today.
- Can you imagine Jason Kidd as Warriors’ back-up PG next season? You can bank on GSW exploring such a possibility, no doubt. Kidd, a free agent come July 1, is an ideal fit in many ways. Experienced. Can Start. Local hero. A true PG who can mentor Curry. It’s probably only possible if Mavs land Deron. Kidd, who said he’s willing to backup Deron, would then have to choose to sign with GSW. But GM Bob Myers did talk about Curry reaching another level. It makes sense he’d look into the future HOFer Sulia