Charlotte assistant Patrick Ewing, a Hall of Fame player who spent the majority of his basketball career with the New York Knicks, made his head coaching debut in the Bobcats’ 101-91 loss against his former team.
New York Knicks guard Raymond Felton broke the fifth finger on his right hand, the team said in a press release. Treatment will be determined when the team returns home from its West Coast road trip after tomorrow’s game in Sacramento.
The New York Knicks scored 32 third-quarter points last night, nine more than the Boston Celtics managed in the entire second half, to open a 2-0 lead in their National Basketball Association playoff series.
The New York Knicks stayed alive in the playoffs with an 85-75 home win against the Indiana Pacers, while the San Antonio Spurs reached the Western Conference finals with a series-clinching victory at Golden State.
J.R. Smith hit a contested jump shot as the final buzzer sounded to lift the New York Knicks to a 99-97 victory over the Phoenix Suns on a night they were without Carmelo Anthony and Raymond Felton because of injuries.