The Jeremy Lin story could have been a lot of fun.
Carmelo Anthony had 27 points and the nine rebounds, and the New York Knicks snapped the Philadelphia 76ers’ six-game winning streak with an 85-79 victory on Wednesday night.
NBA players rejected the league’s latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union, likely jeopardizing the season.
As it seems more and more likely the players will not take the owners’ recent 50-50 revenue split, the likelihood of there being a season will continue to drop, but that doesn’t mean the ball will stop bouncing for LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and others.
Carmelo Anthony had 31 points and 11 rebounds, Amare Stoudemire scored 18 points and the New York Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 97-92 to move into sixth place in the Eastern Conference.
Even with the day off, the Philadelphia 76ers managed to climb in the Eastern Conference standings courtesy of another loss by the New York Knicks on Sunday.
Andre Iguodala scored 24 points and Thaddeus Young had 21 to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 110-99 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night.
The Denver Nuggets will likely be without star Carmelo Anthony on Sunday night when they host the Philadelphia 76ers.