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Former Knicks forward Larry Johnson greets players at Flushing basketball tournament
Former Knicks forward Larry Johnson greets players at Flushing basketball tournament
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/14/2013 at 5:06PM

Councilmember Peter Koo sponsored a basketball tournament Saturday morning in Flushing, which highlighted a guest appearance by two-time NBA all-star and former Knicks forward Larry Johnson. The third annual Bland Basketball Tournament featured matches with young children, high school players and adults. The goal of the tournament is to bring more players and attention to [...]

Jason Kidd named Brooklyn Nets head coach
Jason Kidd named Brooklyn Nets head coach
News Queens Courier Staff 6/13/2013 at 3:32PM

BY MAGGIE HAYES & TERENCE M. CULLEN Famed NBA player Jason Kidd couldn’t stay away from the game for long. Roughly a week after he announced his retirement, the Brooklyn Nets hired Kidd as its next head coach. “The game of basketball has been great to me,” Kidd said. “In my heart, this was the [...]

New York Knicks shoot hoops with Jamaica kids
New York Knicks shoot hoops with Jamaica kids
Southeast Queens Courier Staff 3/05/2013 at 5:45PM

The New York Knicks schooled Jamaica kids in basketball at a fitness clinic at I.S. 238. Councilmember Leroy Comrie hosted the event in conjunction with the Knicks on Thursday, February 28. New York legend Larry Johnson came out to participate with the kids and give them pointers on how to succeed on the court. “Basketball [...]

Knicks bring ‘Basketball in the Boroughs’
Knicks bring ‘Basketball in the Boroughs’
Sports Terence M. Cullen 12/12/2012 at 4:27PM

Basketball in the Boroughs, an initiative by by the New York Knicks and Chase Bank, tipped-off with a spotlight on Queens. The Knicks’ game at Madison Square Garden against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, December 9 began with the national anthem sung by recording artist and Queens native Lea Sunshine. Queens residents were featured throughout [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/27/2012 at 7:42AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday :Overcast with rain. High of 41. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.2 in. possible. Tuesday Night: Overcast with rain. Low of 34. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. [...]

Queens Knicks fans react to Jeremy Lin’s departure
News Billy Rennison 7/18/2012 at 11:50AM

Knicks fans are saying the team’s decision to end Linsanity is pure insanity. “I’m disappointed,” said Arthur Garfinkel, a business owner in Bayside. “I think one of the key pieces is to have a great point guard. In his stint he [Lin] actually dominated in the league. Now they’ve replaced him with Raymond Felton, who [...]

Knicks End Playoff Futility With 89-87 Win Over Heat At Garden
News Jay Lane 5/07/2012 at 1:13PM

Their backs against the wall, the New York Knicks edged the Miami Heat 89-87 at Madison Square Garden Sunday night to end their playoff losing streak and extend their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal playoff series. Carmelo Anthony had 41 points for New York, including a three-pointer that gave the Knicks the lead with 54 seconds remaining, [...]

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