Julius Randle’s status still ‘up in the air’
Julius Randle’s return to Parks in the semifinals against the Miami Heat is still “up in the air,” Tom Thibodeau admitted after a recent Knicks coaching session.
Randle relapsed from his injury in the fifth game of the series against the Cavs while trying to defend LeVert Stadium. for a star knickerbockers She was seen to be in a lot of pain and had to be helped by her teammates to leave the track.
If he’s not finally ready to start the series against Erik Spoelstra’s side, his starting position will be for Obi Tobin who has been on the rise of late. In his five post-season games, he tallied numbers of 8.2 points, 3.4 assists, and 1.2 steals per night.
As for the rivalry between the Knicks and the Heat, it comes from afar, specifically since the nineties, when they faced as many as four times in a row:
- 1996-1997: Conference Semifinals with 3-4 to the Miami Heat.
- 1997-98First round: 3-2 to the Knicks.
- 1998-99First round: 3-2 to the Knicks.
- 1999-00: Conference Semifinals with a 4-3 Knicks.
- 2011-12: First round with a 1-4 to the Miami Heat.
The first semi-final match will be next Sunday, April 30, and will start at 7:00 PM. Spanish. May 2, 6, 9, 10, 12 and 16 have been scheduled if necessary.
players to follow
Both Miami and New York have two clear champions: Jimmy Butler and Galen Bronson. Both are team-specific and crucial thermometers in the first round of these 2023 playoffs:
- Bronson: 24 points, 4.8 assists and 4.2 rebounds vs. Cleveland on 43% shooting from the field.
- Butler: 37.6 points, 6 rebounds and 4.8 assists against Milwaukee on 59% shooting from the field and 44% on three-pointers.
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