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“There’s a lot of different stuff I may have the opportunity to do,” Kidd said. “If I play, I plan on playing for the Knicks. I got to be honest with myself. I’m a young man. (But) I got to see if I could still mentally do the grind all over again.”
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.
John Schmeelk: The chances that coach Mike Woodson ends up looking good for this decision are slim to none.
The Boston Celtics will play at the TD Garden for the first time Friday night since the events of the Boston Marathon.
The Celtics need a pick-me-up after losing the opening two games of their first-round playoff series against the Knicks. The city of Boston could use one, too, after a traumatic two weeks of bombings and manhunts and grieving.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
The Warriors are hopeful that David Lee will return Monday. Lee, who leads the NBA with 41 double-doubles, sat out Saturday’s 103-93 home loss to Milwaukee with a bruised right knee.
And while opinions no doubt varied among the crowd as to where Stephen Curry’s offensive exhibition stood in the annals of Garden history, the data the SportVU system was instantaneously tabulating lacked any element of subjectivity.
The 49ers will reportedly get a high second round draft choice this year and a conditional third round choice next year in a trade for backup quarterback Alex Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Police said Knicks star Jason Kidd crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons on Sunday, days after signing with the Knicks.