David Falk, one of the most powerful men in basketball as Michael Jordan’s agent, said superstar players and their representatives have been “irresponsibly apathetic” and deserve blame for their union’s current troubles.
Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points and the New York Knicks defeated Orlando 96-80 after Magic coach Stan Van Gundy told reporters that center Dwight Howard wants him fired.
Amar’e Stoudemire and Toney Douglas each scored 24 points and Carmelo Anthony added 22 in the New York Knicks’ 107-88 win against the New Orleans Hornets in a National Basketball Association contest.
Jeremy Lin’s revival of New York’s season has prompted sports books to slash the Knicks’ odds of winning the National Basketball Association championship by more than 50 percent.
The Boston Celtics defeated the New York Knicks 113-96 to come within one game of a sweep in round one of the National Basketball Association playoffs.
Carmelo Anthony scored 39 points for the second straight game as the New York Knicks rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat the New Jersey Nets 120-116 in the National Basketball Association.
Jeremy Lin switched to playmaker from leading scorer as he handed out a career-high 13 assists to help the New York Knicks win a seventh straight game.
Jeremy Lin had a career-high 13 assists as the New York Knicks beat the Sacramento Kings 100-85 to extend their win streak to seven games.