Amar’e Stoudemire and Iman Shumpert are sidelined. Jeremy Lin isn’t back yet. So where are the Knicks supposed to find enough offense to compete with Miami?
The short-handed Knicks could really, really use a healthy Jeremy Lin on the court in their first-round playoff series against Miami. Emphasis on healthy.
The Knicks sounded hopeful about Jeremy Lin’s return — and that was before Monday night’s debacle.
This much was certain: Amar’e Stoudemire’s hand was cut so severely that doctors and paramedics were summoned, drops of blood stained the carpet and a piece of glass in the door to a fire-extinguisher case needed to be replaced.
The Knicks were dealt a blow on the scoreboard and to their roster as Iman Shumpert was carried off the court. The Knicks were defeated by the Heat 100-67 in Game 1.
Iman Shumpert suffered a season-ending ACL tear and as a result, any hope of the Knicks competing with the Heat have ended.
The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
With a drought watch now in effect for Western Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking residents to voluntarily reduce non-essential water use by five percent.
Some high school football teams elsewhere in the country have already begun workouts, and sadly, a few individuals have lost their lives, presumably due to extreme heat. 93-7 The Fan’s high school sports blogger thinks it’s time to tackle the issue of player safety once again.
Emergency officials say a 1-month-old baby was left sleeping in a hot mobile home. This happened at 53 Caruthers Lane in Irwin at about 2 p.m. Friday.
From all over the country, people are arriving this weekend for the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix at Schenley Park. But drivers and spectators alike are going to have to deal with an unusually hot weekend.
The thunderstorms and the hot weather have caused some power outages in the Pittsburgh area. According to Duquesne Light, 7,000 customers are without power, mostly in the northern and eastern parts of Allegheny County.
Businesses that cater to air conditioners are staying busy. Stahl Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning has fielded hundreds of calls since the heat wave settled in.
The combination of high heat and humidity is becoming more lethal because temperatures are remaining elevated overnight. Early Friday morning, it was 81 degrees.
The Port Authority says the Mon Incline is out of service. The temporary disruption is because of the heat.