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Topic - Atlantic Division
Quick news and notes from Tuesday's morning skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex as the Caps [16-12-2] face the Lightning [17-10-2] at Verizon Center [7 p.m., CSN]:
Taking their poor home-court play on the road, the Knicks allowed Wall to score 31 points and dropped into a last-place tie in the Atlantic Division by getting beaten 98-89 at the Wizards on Saturday night.
Wall connected on 15 of 21 field goal attempts, including both his 3-pointers, and went 5 of 7 from the free throw line. Still, it wasn't enough for the Wizards, who fought back from a 16-point deficit to take the lead in the third quarter but couldn't hold on in the fourth.
Alex Ovechkin moved past Alexander Steen and into first place among NHL goal scorers with his 18th and 19th goals of the season.
Maryland and Boston College look to improve their odds at earning a bowl-bid this Saturday. Also, UNC hosts Old Dominion. Catch the action this Saturday on CSN starting at noon.
The race to the national championship game has been well defined.
The Tigers received 102 first-place votes in the Atlantic Division, well ahead of the 18 reigning league champion Florida State got. Miami had 65 first-place votes in the Coastal.
The Knicks will give Andrea Bargnani a chance to rediscover his game in New York.
The Brooklyn Nets will acquire Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett from the Boston Celtics in a deal that was still developing as the NBA draft ended, according to a person with knowledge of the details.
Dan Bylsma couldn't avoid speculation about his status as the Penguins coach in the days following Pittsburgh's four-game pratfall against Boston in the Eastern Conference Finals, even in his own house.
Jason Kidd became one of the best by making others better.
Deciding who plays, and when they don't, is one of the toughest parts of coaching.
J.R. Smith won the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award Monday after turning a role he didn't want into one of the strengths of the New York Knicks' first division championship team in nearly two decades.
J.R. Smith has won the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award, a person with knowledge of the voting results told The Associated Press on Monday.
Anthony, the NBA's scoring leader, shot only 13 for 29 from the field but scored eight points in the fourth quarter, including consecutive baskets late in the period that finally gave the Knicks breathing room in a tight game.