August 9, 2013 |
The 76ers are showing interest in signing free agent guard Chris Duhon, Yahoo Sports reported. According to the report, the New York Knicks are also interested in the guard who played two seasons with them from 2008 to 2010, where he set a team single-game record for assists with 22. The former McDonald's all-American and Duke guard was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the second round of the 2004 NBA draft and spent four seasons with the team....
August 11, 2012 |
Dwight Howard held some of the championship trophies in the Los Angeles Lakers' facility Friday, the first act of the next phase of his NBA career. "Making some wishes," Howard said. One of his wishes has finally come true. At long last, he's out of Orlando. It took four teams, 11 other players, five draft picks, and countless rounds of talks over many months, but the Orlando Magic decided the time was right to start over without the NBA's best center and end a saga that has dogged the franchise for what seems like an eternity.
February 15, 2012 |
ORLANDO - Looking to complete a sweep of their three-game road trip, the 76ers ran into a hot-shooting Magic team that erupted late to hand the Sixers a 103-87 setback Wednesday night at the Amway Center The Sixers fell behind by 17 points in the first quarter, when the Magic made almost 58 percent of their shots, and spent the rest of the night trying to get back into the game. Through the next two quarters they got as close as 75-70 late in the third quarter, but Orlando was able to answer any Sixers run. Orlando shut the door for good when Ryan Anderson (game-high 27 points)
January 8, 2010 |
An NBA official says the Washington Wizards are planning to fine some players for participating in Gilbert Arenas' on-court antics that made light of his gun troubles. The official told the Associated Press that the team will review details from the Tuesday night game at Philadelphia before determining who will be fined and how much. The official has direct knowledge of the team's plans and spoke on condition of anonymity because the review was still ongoing. Before the game, Arenas was surrounded by his teammates when he knelt on the court and pointed his index fingers at them, as if he were firing a pair of guns.
January 20, 2009 |
As the Indiana Pacers' Danny Granger pounded his fist to his chest following his tying three-pointer, Chris Paul strode over to New Orleans Hornets coach Byron Scott with definite ideas about how to respond. "As soon as Granger hit that shot, Chris came up to me and said, 'Coach, give me the ball,' " Scott recalled. "Chris is a great player, and as they say, great players make great plays. " Sometimes it's that simple. Paul capped a 27-point performance with a fadeaway three-pointer as time expired, lifting the Hornets to a 103-100 victory over the visiting Pacers yesterday.
December 8, 2008 |
No effort at the beginning, no Richard Hamilton at the end, and still no wins on Sunday for the Detroit Pistons. Chris Duhon had 25 points and nine assists, Quentin Richardson scored 23 points, and the New York Knicks blew most of a 29-point lead before holding off the Pistons 104-92 at Madison Square Garden, snapping a three-game losing streak. Wilson Chandler and Al Harrington hit key three-pointers for the Knicks, who dropped the Pistons to 0-5 on Sundays. It seemed the victory would be easy after New York led by double digits for nearly all the first three quarters, but Detroit finally woke up in the fourth and got within five.
November 17, 2008 |
Dirk Nowitzki scored seven of his season-high 39 points in overtime and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Dallas Mavericks snapped a five-game losing streak yesterday with a 124-114 victory at New York. Josh Howard added season-highs of 31 points and 14 rebounds and had a pair of baskets in the extra session for the Mavericks (3-7), who were off to their worst start in a decade. They trailed for almost all of regulation, then tied it with a furious rally and didn't allow a field goal in overtime.
November 10, 2008 |
The first quality victory of the Mike D'Antoni era came the way the New York Knicks used to win games: with defense. Jamal Crawford scored 32 points, and the Knicks toughened up defensively in the second half to end the Utah Jazz' undefeated start with a 107-99 victory yesterday. Zach Randolph had 25 points and 14 rebounds for the Knicks (4-2), who moved two games over .500 for the first time since they were 16-14 on Jan. 1, 2005. Chris Duhon added 16 points, nine assists and five rebounds in a strong all-around game.
July 25, 2008 |
Major League Soccer intends to add two expansion teams in time for the 2011 season, boosting membership to 18, the league said yesterday. The announcement came after the MLS board of governors met in Toronto and hours before the MLS all-stars faced English Premier League team West Ham United at Toronto's BMO Field. MLS, which has 14 teams, already had announced expansion teams for Seattle, beginning in 2009, and Chester, Delaware County, in 2010. Commissioner Don Garber said the cities being considered include St. Louis; Atlanta; Las Vegas; Montreal; a second team for New York; Ottawa, Ontario; Portland, Ore.; and Vancouver, British Columbia.
July 5, 2008 |
Chris Duhon verbally agreed to a deal with the New York Knicks yesterday, the point guard and his agent told The Sporting News. "I am just excited, I am ready to get to work for the Knicks," said Duhon, the former Duke player who averaged 6.9 points and 4.5 assists in four seasons for the Chicago Bulls. "It's a big stage, playing in New York. It's something every player in the NBA wants. " Duhon's agent, Kevin Bradbury, told The Sporting News that he couldn't comment on terms of the deal, but the magazine cited an unidentified source in its Web site report as saying Duhon will get a 2-year deal starting at the full midlevel exception.