carmelo anthony http://wamc.org en Carmelo Anthony Helps Break NY Knicks Losing Streak http://wamc.org/post/carmelo-anthony-helps-break-ny-knicks-losing-streak <p>Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points to help the New York Knicks snap a seven-game losing streak with a 118-106 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:05:27 +0000 Patrick Garrett 85239 at http://wamc.org Carmelo Anthony Helps Break NY Knicks Losing Streak U.S. Takes Slovenia 5-1, Canisius Defeats Saints http://wamc.org/post/us-takes-slovenia-5-1-canisius-defeats-saints <p>At the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the U.S. men's hockey team completed a perfect 3-0 run through the opening round with a 5-1 win over Slovenia. Phil Kessel recorded the first American hat trick in the Olympics since 2002. In hockey, that’s when a player is able to score three goals in a single game. Ryan Miller lost his shutout bid with 17.6 seconds left in the game. He made 17 saves in his Sochi debut. The Americans finished atop Group A and earned an automatic spot in the quarterfinals.</p><p>This came one day after the United States defeated Russia 3-2 in an amazing shootout win.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:42:13 +0000 Jaired Crofut 84024 at http://wamc.org U.S. Takes Slovenia 5-1, Canisius Defeats Saints Siena Downs Niagara 66-62 http://wamc.org/post/siena-downs-niagara-66-62 <p>In college basketball, junior guard Evan Hymes sank the go-ahead 3-pointer with 38.4 seconds left to help Siena snatch a 66-62 victory over Niagara at Times Union&nbsp;Center.</p><p>Rob Poole finished with a team-high 15 points.</p><p>The University at Albany women's basketball team faced an eight-point deficit at halftime, but rallied past Stony Brook, 66-51, in an America East Conference game in Stony&nbsp;Brook.</p><p>And Manhattan had a 62-55 win over the Siena women’s team.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:04:31 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82960 at http://wamc.org Siena Downs Niagara 66-62 Knicks Crush Celtics 114-88, Avenging Embarrassing Home Loss http://wamc.org/post/knicks-crush-celtics-114-88-avenging-embarrassing-home-loss <p>In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds in just 28 minutes, and the New York Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss by beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 for their third straight victory.</p><p>Jeremy Tyler added a career-high 17 points. Fellow reserve J.R. Smith also scored 17 for the Knicks, who lost by 41 last time the Celtics came to Madison Square Garden.</p><p>Elsewhere, Kobe Bryant's recovery from a knee injury is taking longer than expected, and he's now expected to be out for at least three more weeks.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:31:39 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82794 at http://wamc.org Knicks Crush Celtics 114-88, Avenging Embarrassing Home Loss Knicks Reach Five-Game Win Streak, UMass To Introduce New Football Coach http://wamc.org/post/knicks-reach-five-game-win-streak-umass-introduce-new-football-coach <p>In the NBA, New York has a five-game winning streak after Carmelo Anthony provided 29 points and 16 rebounds in a 98-96 overtime win against Phoenix. Raymond Felton added 19 points for the Knicks.</p><p>Houston was a 104-92 winner at Boston behind Dwight Howard's 32 points and 11 rebounds. James Harden and Jeremy Lin each had 16 points as the Rockets moved into a tie for fifth with Golden State in the West.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:16:25 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81803 at http://wamc.org Knicks Reach Five-Game Win Streak, UMass To Introduce New Football Coach Knicks Down Heat 102-92, Ends Miami's Three-Game Win Streak http://wamc.org/post/knicks-down-heat-102-92-ends-miamis-three-game-win-streak <p></p><p></p><p>The Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs have strengthened their holds on the NBA's two conference races following last night's losses by Miami and Oklahoma City.</p><p>Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points and the Knicks earned their third straight win by downing the Heat 102-92 in New York.</p><p>The Heat ended a three-game winning streak and fell to 27-9, 1 1/2 games behind the East-leading Pacers. LeBron James had 32 points and Dwyane Wade added 23 for Miami.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 11:21:17 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81572 at http://wamc.org Knicks Down Heat 102-92, Ends Miami's Three-Game Win Streak Knicks Defeat Pistons 89-95, Russia Vamps Security In Sochi http://wamc.org/post/knicks-defeat-pistons-89-95-russia-vamps-security-sochi <p>In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony scored 13 of his 34 points in the third quarter and hit the game-clinching free throws with 2.9 seconds left in New York's 89-85 victory over Detroit. The Knicks outscored the Pistons 32-17 in the third period and handed Detroit its season-high fifth straight loss.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 13:05:05 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81418 at http://wamc.org Knicks Defeat Pistons 89-95, Russia Vamps Security In Sochi Phil Dawson FG Helps San Francisco Beat Packers http://wamc.org/post/phil-dawson-fg-helps-san-francisco-beat-packers <p>In the NFL, Phil Dawson drilled a 33-yard kick to give the San Francisco 49ers a 23-20 win over the Packers in Green Bay in the NFC wild-card game. Colin Kaepernick kept the winning drive alive by escaping a blitz on third-and-8 and scrambling for an 11-yard gain to the 27 with 1:13 left. Kaepernick was all over the field, rushing seven times for a team-high 98 yards and completing 16 of his 30 passes for 227 yards and a touchdown.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:49:53 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81252 at http://wamc.org Phil Dawson FG Helps San Francisco Beat Packers Christmas Day Nightmare In New York http://wamc.org/post/christmas-day-nightmare-new-york <p>There were five games in the NBA on Christmas Day and it was not pretty for New York fans.</p><p>The first game of the day had the Bulls whipping the Nets 95-78 in Brooklyn, giving Chicago its first winning streak since mid-November. Taj Gibson finished with 20 points and eight rebounds, while Jimmy Butler chipped in 15 points. The Bulls trailed 50-49 early in the second half before Butler hit a 3-point to spark a 21-5 run that put Chicago in control the rest of the way.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 12:52:15 +0000 Jaired Crofut 80637 at http://wamc.org Christmas Day Nightmare In New York UAlbany Men Fall To Drake 71-63 In Des Moines http://wamc.org/post/ualbany-men-fall-drake-71-63-des-moines <p>Host Drake University outscored the University at Albany men’s basketball team 11-4 in the final three minutes to pull away for a 71-63 nonconference victory at in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday&nbsp;night. A 3-pointer from DJ Evans with 4:12 remaining pulled the (6-6) Danes to 60-59, but in the end Drake improved its record to 8-3.</p><p>Meanwhile, the Siena Saints had a 67-59 victory against Hofstra at Times Union&nbsp;Center. Junior Rob Poole, freshman Lavon Long and freshman Maurice White each scored 14 points to lead the&nbsp;Saints.</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 13:05:16 +0000 Jaired Crofut 80534 at http://wamc.org UAlbany Men Fall To Drake 71-63 In Des Moines