Houston not ready yet
It won't necessarily affect his status for Wednesday's opener, but the Knicks' indispensable shooting guard was only a spectator yesterday, and there are only two more practices left. Not good.
"I just felt like I made a couple of moves and it got a little weak on me, so I didn't want to push it," said Houston, who had his knee scoped on June 10. "I can't really do the things I want to do yet. I just got to keep going one day at a time."
Don Chaney, who ordered Houston to sit out, didn't sound alarmed by this unexpected development -- partly because he has come to expect the unexpected.
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jees, there now two players who can actually miss the start of the regular season
awfull, but this could be an opportunity for layden to get mo peterson to replace houston, while he recovers