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    Sunday, November 10th (All times Eastern)

    San Antonio Spurs (5-1) at New York Knicks (2-3), 12 p.m.

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Knicks get a gigantic piece of their rotation back on Sunday afternoon when they welcome the San Antonio Spurs to Madison Square Garden.

    J.R. Smith, the NBA's reigning Sixth Man of the Year, is eligible to play Sunday after sitting the first five games of the season due to a suspension consistent with a failed drug test.

    New York is 25th in the NBA in scoring at 93.8 ppg, so Smith, who averaged 18.1 ppg last season, should help immediately.

    Smith's reappearance should offset some of the blow caused by Tyson Chandler's absence. Chandler has a small non-displaced fracture of his right fibula and will be out four-to-six weeks.

    Actually, the player who best replaced Chandler in Friday's 101-91 road win in Charlotte was Andrea Bargnani. The new member of the Knicks slid over to the starting center spot and scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds.

    Carmelo Anthony led the way with 28 points and Raymond Felton chipped in 15 points.

    The Knicks snapped a three-game losing streak with the win over a familiar face. Patrick Ewing served as Charlotte's head coach on Friday while Steve Clifford, the Bobcats' head man, was in the hospital, and later underwent a small heart procedure.

    "We finally put a 48-minute ballgame together," said coach Mike Woodson.

    The Spurs won their third game in a row Friday night with a 76-74 home victory over the Golden State Warriors. Tony Parker scored the last seven points for the Spurs, who moved to the top of the Western Conference with the win.

    "We certainly couldn't put it in the basket, so the defense was really important tonight," said head coach Gregg Popovich. "It was an ugly game offensively. We were fortunate, anybody could've won that game."

    Maybe, but the Spurs did win thanks to 18 points from Parker and 13 from Kawhi Leonard. No other San Antonio player scored in double figures, but all nine other Spurs who played managed to score.

    Popovich was right about the poor offense, although the Warriors had an excuse. Steph Curry missed the game with a bone bruise on his ankle and the Warriors out-shot the Spurs in field-goal percentage, 3-point percentage and free-throw percentage. Golden State out-rebounded the Spurs, but San Antonio forced 20 turnovers and scored 20 points off of those miscues.

    Sunday's afternoon tilt starts a two-game eastern trip. The Spurs visit Philadelphia on Monday night after two home games. San Antonio already visited the west coast earlier this season.

    The Knicks swept both games last season against the Spurs and New York has won three of its last four against San Antonio in Madison Square Garden.

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      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

      • Great Stuff

      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

      Updated:

      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

      New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

      Updated:

      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

      Enter to win tickets to Nitro Jam

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      8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | March 14-15 Video included

      Updated:

      See 8 fun events happening in Tampa Bay this weekend! More>>

      News Now: Charity Polo Classic Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
      More>>

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
      More>>

      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year'

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

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