LeBron James scored 38 points, Mario Chalmers added 15 and the Miami Heat survived a 3-point barrage from New York’s J.R. Smith on the way to dealing the Knicks’ playoff hopes a big blow with a 102-91 victory on Sunday.
After facing mainly lottery-bound opponents in the past five games, the potentially short-handed Miami Heat now try to maintain their slim lead in the Eastern Conference by taking on a string of teams that are either headed to the playoffs or contending for berths.
LeBron James scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heatused a huge third quarter to run away and eventually rout the New York Knicks 108-82 on Thursday night.
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony can opt-out of his contract at the end of the current season and if he listens to his collegiate coach, he should do that and leave the Knicks in the rear-view mirror.
LeBron James had 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the MiamiHeat avoided a winless season in the Big Apple with a 106-91 victory Saturday night that snapped the New York Knicks’ four-game winning streak.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.
If the New York Knicks can pull it together they will move on to face either the Miami Heat or the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Finals.
With the game, series, or season on the line, would you rather have Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Durant on your squad?
What is the definition of the “most valuable player?” The NBA doesn’t define it for voters, but nearly every voter this year said Miami Heat superstar LeBron James was it. The lone holdout turned out to be Boston Globe writer Gary Washburn.