Not only did the New York Knicks get completely dismantled by the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs, but they lost star rookie guard Iman Shumpert in the process. The point guard depth in the Big Apple, once considered to be a problem because of too many bodies, is now a serious problem because of injuries. Jeremy Lin and "Linsanity" faded away weeks and weeks ago, but now the popular guard is making headlines again as the Knicks get ready to take on the Heat in Game 2 (via ESPN New York):
2012 NBA playoffs -- Jeremy Lin of New York Knicks hopes to return during Miami Heat series dlvr.
With 6:03 remaining in the third quarter of Game 1 of the opening series between the New York Knicks and Miami Heat, Knicks' rookie guard, Iman Shumpert, injured his left knee while attempting a behind-the-back crossover on Mario Ch... Read Post
It only took part of one game for the New York Knicks' lack of depth to be exposed with rookie point guard Iman Shumpert straining his MCL against Boston, now expecting to miss two-to-four weeks. Nate Robinson's name had been tossed... Read Post