Updated Apr 12, 2013 7:01 PM ET CLEVELAND (AP) Knicks coach Mike Woodson hated to see Kurt Thomas go. New York released the NBA's oldest player on Friday, a necessary move with the team gearing up for the NBA playoffs
older than the last. Jason Kidd, who turned 40 in March, played key minutes Saturday. Even though 40-year-old Kurt Thomas and 38-year-old Rasheed Wallace are no longer around after season-ending foot injuries, 35-year-old Kenyon
there are the Knicks, who just had to sign Earl Barron to address a frontcourt decimated by injuries to the ancient Kurt Thomas , Marcus Camby and Rasheed Wallace. Amare Stoudemire is out with a knee injury and Jason Kidd's best days are far
damaging blow for the Knicks, who loaded up on veteran big men this season but have now lost two of them for good in Kurt Thomas and Wallace, and have gotten almost nothing from Marcus Camby . Also, Amare Stoudemire's status for the postseason
with 1,389 games played. ... New York has won two straight in Cleveland after dropping 10 in a row. ... Waiving Kurt Thomas , the NBA's oldest player, opened a roster spot for the Knicks, who signed C Solomon Jones . The 6-foot-10 Jones
with foot problems, remained sidelined after being listed as doubtful. The Knicks were also without big men Rasheed Wallace (broken left foot), Amare Stoudemire (right knee debridement) and Kurt Thomas (right foot stress reaction).
Oklahoma City. It left the Knicks, already missing veteran big men Rasheed Wallace, Amare Stoudemire, Marcus Camby and Kurt Thomas , undersized against the Wizards' front line that includes Nene and Emeka Okafor. But the Knicks spread the ball around
Oklahoma City. It left the Knicks, already missing veteran big men Rasheed Wallace , Amare Stoudemire, Marcus Camby and Kurt Thomas , undersized against the Wizards' front line that includes Nene and Emeka Okafor . But the Knicks spread the ball around
similarly short-handed. New York, already missing veteran big men Amare Stoudemire, Rasheed Wallace, Marcus Camby and Kurt Thomas , played without All-Star center Tyson Chandler (neck) on Tuesday and lost Kenyon Martin to a sprained ankle. Both
be limited to about 20-25 minutes Tuesday. The Knicks are missing the injured Rasheed Wallace, Amare Stoudemire, Kurt Thomas and Marcus Camby, leaving them undersized against the Washington front line that includes Nene and Emeka Okafor.