Tyreke Evans

Kings star Tyreke Evans says foot “100 percent”

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For much of last season plantar fasciitis slowed Tyreke Evans. He missed long stretches of games (19 at one point), and when he did play he was not exploding to the hole in the way that won him Rookie of the Year (he got to the rim two fewer times per game in his sophomore campaign).

There is only one real cure for plantar fasciitis – rest. That is what Tyreke Evans has gotten since the season ended.

And he told Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated it worked.

“I’m 100 percent. My foot is fine. I’m just looking for this year to start and to go out there and play. When it’s time, I’ll go out there and just play like I played my first year in the league. [Last season] I was [always] thinking about it.”

Evans is playing a little, ball, he is scheduled to be part of an All-Star exhibition game in Manila. And with more time to go this summer (even if the NBA starts next season on schedule) he should be good to for what will be an interesting Kings team. With DeMarcus Cousins, John Salmons and Jimmer Fredette, they have some guys who can score but how it all gets blended together will be the challenge.

Bradley Beal drives around, dunks over Kristaps Porzingis (VIDEO)

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If you’re a Knicks fan, the positive is that at least Kristaps Porzingis tried to make a play.

But he was not going to stop the athletic Bradley Beal with a full head of steam, and the result was a Beal dunking over Porzingis as he tries to block the attempt.

Beal wasn’t sharp, scoring 12 points on 5-of-14 shooting. The Knicks has an efficient Carmelo Anthony and that got them the win.

Carmelo Anthony drops 21 on Wizards in preseason Friday

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We had an efficient Carmelo Anthony sighting in the preseason.

Anthony and the Knicks went up against the Wizards and ‘Melo hit 10-of-15 shots to score 21 points. He also had four rebounds and four assists.

Derrick Williams had 23 points on 11 shots to lead the Knicks in scoring, and New York won 115-104.