Amare Stoudemire had a small muscle repaired Tuesday and will not play for the New York Knicks in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against the Miami Heat.
When the New York Knicks walked off the court Monday night, the team had suffered another debilitating loss to the Miami Heat. Then Knicks power forward Amar’e Stoudemire decided to inflict another loss on the Knicks.
The Heat are on cruise control after another playoff victory; the Marlins are REALLY thankful April has finally ended; and the Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire will see his name become a verb after doing something that will go down in the annals of dumb sports injuries.
The Miami Heat will look to continue building on their impressive domination of the New York Knicks when they take the floor at the AmericanAirlines Arena for Game 2 of the opening round of the NBA Playoffs.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson has confirmed that point guard Jeremy Lin will not play in the first round of the NBA playoffs. If the Knicks manage to advance, however, it is undetermined whether the 23-year-old will be able to suit up and take the floor.
J.R. Smith scored 22 points for the Knicks, who pulled away in the second half to clinch the Eastern Conference’s No. 7 seed and a first-round playoff matchup against No. 2 Miami beginning Saturday.
The biggest question for Knicks fans: do you want your team to face the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat?
When the Miami Heat play the New York Knicks Thursday night, Jeremy Lin’s presence on the court will give an added dimension to the Knicks game that will be especially prevalent in the Knicks’ offensive attack. But it can be stopped.
The Miami Heat’s seven-game winning streak has been spurred by superb play from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. But lost amidst the shuffle has been Chris Bosh who had almost disappeared from the offense, until Tuesday night.
There’s only a few people who could upstage the Big Three of the Miami Heat at the AmericanAirlines Arena. Sunday, one of those people showed up and shared his thoughts on the Linsanity that is gripping the nation.