When Chauncey Billups turned down the Cavs’ GM job, it came as a bit of a surprise. Who wouldn’t want to be in charge of a team that’s made three straight NBA Finals appearances with the best player in the league? But Billups revealed Tuesday morning that he knew what we all know now.
Speaking to Vic Lombardi on Altitude Sports 950 AM in Denver, Billups revealed he was aware Kyrie Irving was upset with his situation in Cleveland. As we found out Friday, Irving has requested a trade from the Cavs because he reportedly doesn’t want to play alongside LeBron James anymore.
In contrast, Noah took just five shots in 40 minutes. He made two. At least he hit the glass, grabbing 14 rebounds.
The largest lead in the overtime periods was four points, by the Hawks with 2:20 to play in the second OT.
Six players, three from each team, didn’t even get into the game (they’re officially listed as DNP-coach’s decision, not DNP-bad): Marshall Plumlee, Maurice Ndour and Sasha Vujacic for the Knicks; DeAndre’ Bembry, Lamar Patterson and Mike Scott for the Hawks.
This was the Knicks’ first four-overtime game in 66 years. They went four OTs vs. the Rochester Royals (now the Sacramento Kings) in Rochester, N.Y., on Jan. 23, 1951. They lost that game, too, 102-92. Then they had to play the next night at home; they won that game, vs. the Tri-Cities Blackhawks who are now Cheap Oakland Raiders Jerseys the Hawks. Thankfully for the 2016-17 Knicks, they have Monday off before returning to Cheap NFL Jerseys Good Quality action Tuesday against the Wizards.