NEW YORK — Rasheed Wallace will not be rescuing the New York Knicks in the playoffs. If someone comes out of nowhere to help them, it will be well-traveled center Earl Barron. One day after signing Quentin Richardson after the release of Kurt Thomas, the Atlantic Division champs made another roster move. On the final day of the regular season, and the last day for a player to sign and be playoff-eligible, Knicks VP of basketball operations Glen Grunwald announced the team
Hello and welcome to the 6 O’Clock News. As the NBA regular season dies down and the playoff races heat up, we’ll keep you updated every day at 6 O’Clock. What’s happening today? Here’s the latest news around the league:
Having coached high school basketball for the last two seasons, I have gained a true appreciation for the quality of officiating by NBA referees. Until this week. This was a bad week for the league and its referees, as the NBA admitted there were blown calls that changed the outcome of two games.
When we created last week’s Bernucca List, we believed that there was one correct answer. That answer was provided by reader Brian Rivel, who determined the list was made up of the five players who finished second in the major statistical categories – scoring, rebounding, assists, blocks and steals – a season ago.
Have you noticed that star power forwards are dropping like flies? Last week it was Kevin Love of Minnesota breaking his hand and Dirk Nowitzki of Dallas undergoing knee surgery. On Sunday, it was New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire going down for two to three weeks due to a ruptured cyst in his knee. The bad news first was reported by Al Iannazzone of Newsday via Twitter. According to the report, Stoudemire will not need surgery but will miss the team’s
The gulf between the NBA’s haves and have-nots has grown since LeBron James and Miami’s Dream-Three celebrated their NBA championship just a little less than five months ago. The Lakers now have a roster than features five Hall-of-Famers, and the Heat probably do, too. The Knicks probably don’t, but what they do have is one of the deepest frontcourts in the NBA. Knick-haters, you have the option to cease reading from this point forth. Because I am here to tell you that this