Behind Carmelo and Amare the Knicks Beat Heat Avoid

Carmelo Anthony had 41 points.It had been a long time since New York Knicks fans could celebrate a playoff victory. They had an NBA postseason record of 13 straight losses spanning 11 years. So, excuse them for dropping streamers from the rafters of Madison Square Garden last night after they extended their first-round series against the Miami Heat.The 89-87 victory likely only postponed the inevitable; Miami still leads the series 3-1 and looks to close out the Knicks at home on Wednesday. But, for New York, it did not matter.“A great win for us, for our fans to finally get over that hump of those consecutive games that we lost. . . over those years in the playoffs,” said forward Amare Stoudemire, who returned after missing a game because of that much-talked-about left hand he cut after Game 2. He was a factor, too, with 20 points and 10 rebounds.But it was all-star Carmelo Anthony who was the catalyst, scoring 41 points in a rousing performance. Anthony made a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 54.5 seconds left. Still, it took a Dwyane Wade missed three-pointer as time expired to give NY some playoff life.LeBron James scored 27 for the Heat, including some spectacular late-game baskets, and Wade added 22.The Knicks’ win was marred by the gruesome injury to starting guard Baron Davis, who dislocated his right knee while running a fast break. He is out for the remainder of the playoffs. read more

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TMC worker murdered in Hooghly locals stage protests

first_imgKolkata: Tension broke out at Gopinathpur in Hooghly after the death of a Trinamool Congress worker in the area on Friday morning.Police said the victim, Mrityunjay Bera, was attacked when he was returning after attending a party meeting at the office of the block development officer (BDO).The miscreants stabbed him repeatedly and hit him on his head. He was left to die on the road. Locals reached the spot and took him to a local hospital. He was in coma for the past two days and succumbed to his injuries on Friday morning. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsTrouble broke out soon after the news of his death spread in the area. Locals staged a demonstration in the area and a section of them attacked houses of the people suspected to be involved in the murder.They even set some houses and tractors on fire. The mob attacked shops in the area and forced owners to pull the shutters down. A large contingent of police was pressed into action and brought the situation under control. Police ensured that situation do not deteriorate further. RAF was also pressed into service and police pickets were set up in the area. Police have initiated a probe in this connection.last_img read more

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Denim style guide for men women

first_imgDenim jeans, shirts, skirts never go out of style. However, denims need an update from time to time, especially when there’s a handful of fresh new trends that are influencing the look.Experts suggest a few denim looks that can be sported:Denim looks for men:* Fashion is definitely getting a makeover but you can never go wrong with a classic pair of jeans. Wear it with a cool graphic tee and canvas shoes and add an edge to your overall look.* Give your off-duty separates a refreshing look by wearing a medium blue denim jeans. This wash is made to replicate the jeans you’ve had forever, with some artful destruction and expert repairs. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’* Distressed jeans are high on the trend game. Flaunt these with a casual printed tee and white sneaks. * Ripped in all the right places, the messier-the-better jeans make you look chic. Denim looks for women: * Add a little flair to your wardrobe with the classic fit jeans made out of comfortable cotton lycra fabric.* Amplify your look with  the perfect combination of comfort and stretch, the damaging at knee adds to the rugged denim look. Sport it with any top or shirt for a casual day out look.* Sport a pair of denims with cool pintuck detailing at the knee. Team it up with a chic crop top or tee for a complete look.last_img read more

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