IN THE NEWS: Local couple’s photograph makes the New York Times

first_img12PrevNextStartStop Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits IN THE NEWS: Local couple’s photograph makes the New York Times Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel And, also, he has an icebreaker and/or conversation item on the refrigerator door.“Only a select few – about 18 million — got a Christmas card from the president,” Bowden said. “But what I was proudest of was the picture of me serving at the We Piddle Around Theater.”Bowden and his wife are charter members of the theater’s signature folklife play, “Come Home, It’s Suppertime.” He has appeared in every production of the play’s 16-year run. That means more to him than a picture in the “Times” or a Trump card. Published 3:00 am Saturday, January 6, 2018 Email the author You Might Like “We didn’t think any more about it until our granddaughter called to tell us that our picture was in The New York Times,” Sara Bowden said. “Then, other people started to call. They all said they recognized me. I didn’t know I was so recognizable from behind.”Had it not been that so many people recognized his wife, Bowden said they probably would not have achieved the notoriety.“Nobody recognized me so, in hind sight, if they had not recognized Sara– we would have just been two old people going in to vote,” Bowden said, laughing. The couple said being in The New York Times added a little extra joy to their Christmas. They heard from people all around the country at this special time of year. center_img It all began when the two were doing their civic duty by going to vote on Tuesday, December 12. As they were making their way into Galloway Park, Sara Bowden said she noticed a woman in a coat crouched on the ground.“As we got closer, the woman got up,” she said. “Two men were standing there and one of them asked if we would like to have our pictures in The New York Times. How could we turn that down?”The woman identified herself as a photographer with the big city newspaper and asked permission to take the Bowdens’ picture. They agreed and the photographer snapped a photo of the couple as they walked to the Galloway Park voting center. Early dominance: Bulldogs roll to an easy win over G.W. Long In a rare mid-week matinee, the Pike County Bulldogs dominated the G.W. Long Rebels 64-29 on Friday afternoon in Brundidge…. read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content How many men, or women for that matter, could boast of having his/her photograph in the New York Times and on the front page of The Messenger and getting a Christmas card from President Donald Trump all on the same day?Lawrence Bowden of Brundidge, laughingly, said “only a select few.”Bowden continues to get phone calls and emails about the “celebrity” that he must share with his wife, Sara Dickert Bowden. Print Articlelast_img read more

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Central Islip Home Invasion Suspects Charged

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Two men were arrested for pistol-whipping a Central Islip home invasion victim this week, Suffolk County police said.Carlos Morales, 26, and 24-year-old Dawon Brown, both of Jamaica, were charged burglary, robbery, criminal use of a firearm and criminal possession of a weapon.Third Squad detectives alleged the duo kicked in the rear door of house on East Walnut Street and demanded money from the victim shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday.Police said the duo jumped out of windows on the second floor in an attempt to flee when they realized officers had the house surrounded before they were taken into custody.Bail for Morales and Brown was set at $150,000 bond or $100,000 cash. They are due back in court Friday.last_img read more

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STX Gets AiP from LR for LNG-Fuelled MR Tanker

first_imgClassification society Lloyd’s Register has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50,000 dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as fuel.STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system into their existing conventional MR tanker design with technical assistance and support from LR, ensuring that the design is in compliance with the new IGF code as well as LR’s Gas Fuelled Rules, covering other applicable requirements.LR also supported STX in carrying out a risk assessment of the LNG-fuelled propulsion system for the vessel design.“The experience and know-how that has been built to date has been utilised to develop this new LNG-powered MR tanker. The design enables the lowest possible fuel consumption and allow owners to select a design that will meet the future SOx and NOx emission challenges,” EK Choi, Chief Technical Officer of STX, said.“It’s been an exciting project where we are delighted to have been able to support STX in incorporating LNG as a fuel option,” Young-Doo Kim, LR’s North Asia Technical Support Office Manager, added.last_img read more

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Wenger fumes over gruelling schedule

first_imgLondon, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger has criticised the gruelling schedule that forces Arsenal to play three games in the space of just seven days.Wenger’s side eased to a 2-0 win over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday thanks to Alexandre Lacazette’s brace at the Emirates Stadium in London.But Wenger and his players had little time to reflect on that success before they board a flight to Belarus for Thursday’s Europa League clash with Bate Borisov.Once that draining trip is out of the way, Arsenal have been given only 48 hours to recover before they are due to host Brighton in another important Premier League fixture early on Sunday afternoon.Wenger is frustrated by the way the Premier League fixture planners give in to the demands of television broadcasters without considering the effect it has on players.Asked if he would field a weaker team against Borisov in Europe’s second-tier tournament, Wenger said: “I have a decision to make. At the moment I would say the schedule for us is a bit cruel.“We play Monday night, we play in Borisov on Thursday, and we play Sunday morning.“We have to accept it, but I will go with a team of senior players and certainly a young bench. “There’s no need to talk to the Premier League because it is television who decides.“For the team selection it has an impact.”In the midst of such a busy week, Wenger was relieved to see off obdurate Albion, who could have taken the lead but had an early penalty appeal not given before Lacazette opened the scoring with a 20th-minute header.Lacazette doubled Arsenal’s lead with a second-half penalty awarded for Allan Nyom’s foul on Aaron Ramsey.With four goals since his close-season move from Lyon, the France striker is starting to repay his hefty price tag.“He’s not only a goal scorer, his link up play is good, he fights as well,” Wenger said.“He’s not fazed by the physical challenges West Brom gave us. Overall he adapts very well.”Share on: WhatsApp Pages: 1 2last_img read more

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High School Sports Is His Business

first_img“It never gets old, it’s great,” said Chrampanis, whose passion comes through in the video narration. “I get as much satisfaction watching some of these best kids in the country as watching a local team win its first game in two seasons.”He enjoys documenting the early starts of the up-and-coming players, raising their profiles and introducing them to working with the media. He was among the first to hand a microphone to Ranney School basketball superstars Scottie Lewis and Bryan Antoine, and has enjoyed watching them grow in the past three years. “These kids from Ranney are going to be household names across the world in about four years,” he said. He was also there to watch Frankie Tagliaferri of Colts Neck grow in her soccer career. He expects she could make the World Cup team.As for what comes next, Chrampanis is close-lipped but hints there are initiatives in the works.“We want to perfect the Jersey Sports Zone model and see what happens,” said Chrampanis. He said the site would always remain fee-free and advertiser supported.He said he won’t forget the athletes, fans and sponsors who gave his fledgling idea its boost in the beginning, citing support from The Two River Times’ publisher Domenic DiPiero, and the Red Bank Catholic and Rumson-Fair Haven communities.“I’ll be forever indebted to the kids in this area for supporting us before we were a household name,” said Chrampanis. “The kids at RBC and RBR, I certainly am not going to turn my back on them. We’ll be at their games,” he said.This article was first published in the Sept. 21-28, 2017 print edition of The Two River Times. By Christina Johnson |LITTLE SILVER – For three years, broadcaster Rich Chrampanis and a small team of multimedia journalists have been documenting high school sports in Monmouth and Ocean counties for his online startup, Shore Sports Zone.Now his unique brand of professionally produced scholastic sports coverage is going statewide, thanks to an investment from a new partner. Jersey Sports Zone announced on Sept. 1 it will now cover the high school sports scene everywhere in New Jersey, including the often overlooked southern and western sections of the Garden State.“We’re going to be the most dominant digital media in the state, when it comes to high school sports,” said Chrampanis, 47, of Little Silver. “On Sunday, we had 110,000 organic Twitter impressions in one day. That’s a lot of people looking at your website – and we’re only 17 days old.”Covering all of New Jersey is an ambitious goal for Chrampanis and his roving team of three fulltime multimedia reporters and a roster of freelancers who brave the heat, rain and snow hoping to capture great moments in sports. There are more than 500 school districts, and a multitude of different varsity sports, and nearly all of those sports have a girls’ and a boys’ team. But for starters, Jersey Sports Zone will be focusing on where the most interest is, and that means football, soccer, hockey, basketball, wrestling, baseball, softball and lacrosse. Other sports, like field hockey, swimming, golf and others will also be covered, he said, as well as coaches and college recruiting news.The new principal owner of Jersey Sports Zone is Dale J. Florio, an attorney and well-known Trenton lobbyist, who serves as an assistant basketball coach at the Hun School in Princeton. Chrampanis is the company’s chief operating officer. He is also the sports editor at The Two River Times, where he oversees the newspaper’s high school sports coverage for the Monmouth County weekly.Jersey Sports Zone’s immediate goal is to tell the story of what happened at the game last night, narrated with video highlights of the most talked-about plays, crowd reaction and post-game interviews. The stories are produced directly after the game, in sessions that can last until the early hours of the morning so the recaps can be posted by 6 a.m. on YouTube.There also are the feature stories, where reporters capture the players off the field to learn more about their motivations, hopes and dreams. The company slogan is “Go Beyond the Score.”For Chrampanis, his job is a dream come true, and the natural result of his career path. He grew up in Middletown, attended Christian Brothers Academy, and graduated from St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, New York. For the past 20 years he has been a TV sports director and on-air sports anchor for network affiliates in places like Iowa, Maine and South Carolina. Unlike here, high school sports were covered in those TV markets. Chrampanis produced a popular Friday night high school football show in Myrtle Beach that rounded up results from 15-20 games and actually pre-empted “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”“They take it very seriously. It’s a very big part of their communities,” he said. Nothing like that exists on air in New Jersey, due to the traditional dominance by and priorities of the New York and Philadelphia markets, he explained.As digital media grew, Chrampanis took stock of his role in TV broadcasting and realized things were changing fast. He and his wife, Dianne, and kids, Luke and Carly, decided to take a risk to move back to Monmouth County and build their own high school sports news digital media company. His local competition was Shore Sports Network, which has since been purchased by Townsquare Media, and the Asbury Park Press.“We found an audience immediately,” said Chrampanis. In the first year, Chrampanis, his wife and a few helpers hustled to cover six to eight games on a Friday night, and four to six games on a Saturday. The athletes shared the videos on social media; parents were excited to see the shows and word of mouth grew. By its third year, Shore Sports Zone has earned 3.5 million views on the website, and 2.5 million on YouTube. Local and corporate sponsorship supports the site.last_img read more

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Horn stuns Pacquiao for unanimous decision win

first_imgJeff Horn of Australia celebrates after beating Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday. July 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)First published, 12:58 p.m., July 2, 2017BRISBANE, Australia — Manny Pacquiao was taken to uncharted territory by Jeff Horn and did not find the way out.ADVERTISEMENT Racela praises Beermen’s character: Hard to beat a team like them Head-butt cutsPacquiao sustained two bloody head cuts on the left, through a head-butt, in the sixth round and on the right, through a punch, in the seventh round.Actually, Pacquiao had Horn wobbly and on the run in the ninth, his best round, but failed to finish off the former schoolteacher who fought like a street brawler.The fighting senator paid the price as the unbeaten Horn, who also sustained cuts and bruises, got his second wind and withstood Pacquiao’s late flurries to rise to 17-0-1 with 11 knockouts.With the big shocker, the 38-year-old Pacquiao is forced to rethink his options. He has dropped four of his last nine bouts and is now 56-7-2 with 38 knockouts.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ View comments Bullied and roughed up by the Australian toughie in the early rounds, Pacquiao yielded his World Boxing Organization welterweight crown by unanimous decision, 117-111, and 115-113 twice, in their “Battle of Brisbane” at Suncorp Stadium here.Though the score did not reflect the true nature of the bloody Sunday bout, Pacquiao graciously accepted the defeat that dampened his ring career once again.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“That’s the decision of the judges, I respect that,” Pacquiao said, as he thanked his fans and countrymen for watching Australia’s biggest boxing spectacle, luring a record 51,052 people of all creed and color.READ: Horn trainer promises ‘bloody Sunday’ What ‘missteps’? Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Fans react to Manny Pacquiao’s upset loss to Jeff Horn1.4K viewsSportsVentuno Web Player 4.51 Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend He moved forward relentlessly, not allowing Pacquiao time to find any rhythm.“I feel like he couldn’t get a hold of my gap. I was feinting a lot, trying to upset his rhythm and I think that was working throughout the majority of that fight,” Horn said.Pacquiao did manage to land some left jabs in the opening rounds to take the early points, but Horn refused to back away and his brawling tactics paid dividends through the middle stages.“He was quick when he put combinations together but I felt controlling the gap made it easier to see the punches coming,” Horn said. “The size difference helped, too.”Pacquiao, bleeding profusely from cuts high above both eyes, launched a savage counterattack in the ninth round and appeared to have Horn in trouble with some massive blows that left the Australian staggering.“The ref came over (at the end of the round) and said, ‘Show me something or I’ll stop the fight’,” Horn said.“I thought, ‘Hang on, hold your horses, I’m not that bad, I can keep going for sure.’”All about heartHorn recovered and came out strongly in the 10th. “That was just my heart that kept me going,” he said.“He got me with a couple of good shots and I did go backwards more in that round than in any other round in the fight, but I still felt good,” he said. “But I came back in the 10th, 11th and 12th.” LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES In the third round, Pacquiao finally got his bearing and landed some combinations to the face of the charging Horn.Still dropping bombs, most of them duds, Horn decided to cut off Pacquiao’s path, leaving the Filipino little room to maneuver.READ: Trainer Atlas blasts Horn’s UD win: You’re not supposed to win for trying hardHorn outpunchedAccording to CompuBox statistics, Pacquiao actually outpunched Horn, landing 182 to Horn’s 92.Horn’s aggression, however, may have won over the judges, especially in the last two rounds when he pressed on despite taking hits from Pacquiao.In the fourth, Horn warded off Pacquiao to the canvas with a shove, and the eight-division world champion returned the favor with a push in the eighth, which saw Horn slow down and get bloodied in the nose and ears.With the loss, Pacquiao’s bid for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. virtually fizzled.The 11-time world champion had entered the fight as a hot favorite.But Horn showed no signs of being overawed by the occasion, taking the fight to the Filipino great from the opening bell. Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games Both fighters began to tire in the final stages of a contest fought at a relentless pace, but Horn’s early lead proved too much to peg back as he claimed the biggest win of his career.Rematch or retirementPacquiao’s longtime trainer Freddie Roach had predicted the fight would be short and sweet, but Horn — unbeaten in his 17 previous professional fights—applied pressure by winning some of the early rounds and Pacquiao needed treatment during the sixth and seventh rounds for the head cuts.Roach had said earlier in the week that he’d think about advising Pacquiao to retire if he lost the fight, but that would depend on how he fought.Horn can’t see Pacquiao retiring any time soon.“I’m sure he’ll want to come back. It was a close decision and I’m sure he’ll want to come back and prove himself,” Horn said.Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said there was a clause for a rematch, but he’d give it time before talking to Pacquiao about it.“I know Jeff would welcome the rematch, but I don’t know Manny’s future position,” Arum said. “Is he going to stay in politics and not continue in boxing? I don’t know, and he doesn’t know now — it’s unfair to ask him now.”Pacquiao’s camp had talked about a rematch with Mayweather if he got past Horn, hoping to avenge his loss on points in the 2015 megafight. That seems to be a distant chance now. Pacquiao was defending the WBO title he won on points against Jessie Vargas last November. —With reports from AP, AFP /atmRELATED VIDEO Reminded of the rematch clause in the ringside interview, Pacquiao replied: “Rematch, that’s fine. Absolutely, I’d love that.”Still being stitched up, Pacquiao failed to appear in the postfight conference.Horn, his once cherubic face covered with cuts, welts and bruises, did appear before reporters, along with his chief trainer Glenn Rushton.READ: NBA players, US celebrities upset over Horn win, say Pacquiao ‘robbed’‘I felt lucky’Following Pacquiao’s lead, Horn expressed willingness to tangle again with the man from whom he snatched the crown.“Amazing, that’s how I feel,” Horn said. “I felt lucky, throwing a lot of punches and throwing him off rhythm.”Exploiting his advantage in height (7.62 cm/3 inches), reach (5.08 cm/2 inches), and weight (4 kilograms/8.8 lbs), the 29-year-old took the fight to Pacquiao as soon as the bell rang.As usual, Pacquiao opted to lean on the ropes to test Horn’s power and then smiled as if to show that he could take the punches.But Horn, who bulked up by about 4 kg overnight after coming in at 66.7 kg in the weigh-in Saturday, won’t be deceived and continued to put the pressure on Pacquiao, who checked in at 66.2.last_img read more

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TOUCH FOOTBALL AUSTRALIA CLINCHES STEEDEN DEAL

first_imgTouch Football Australia have confirmed a new three year deal with Steeden as the signatory ball supplier for the sport in a new arrangement that will benefit the game immensely from a marketing and operational perspective.The deal announced by Touch Football Australia Chief Executive Officer Kevin Thompson today, encompasses all States of Australia, with the exception of Western Australia who have existing arrangements with an alternate supplier.New South Wales Touch Association already have a long-term partnership with Steeden and the endorsement of the Steeden branded footballs by other States is viewed positively and gives the sport a united niche in the corporate sector.“Steeden were chosen after a competitive tender process and the scope of the new deal involving the majority of Touch Football playing States gives us an accepted official ball for the game that is of the highest quality.The  use of the “Classic Touch” ball will mean extensive and consistent Brand identification for our sport and Steeden. The unitary structure has allowed us to increase the sponsorship benefits for both parties” Mr. Thompson said. Steeden Football Brand Manager Scott Bradford, is excited by the renewal of the company’s partnership with Touch Football Australia.“It is a great step and a strengthening of ties, and with use of the Steeden “Classic Touch” ball as the official ball of the sport in most areas of Australia, it enables us to reach a wider audience. We are excited and delighted to consolidate our partnership with Touch Football Australia.” Mr. Bradford said.Steeden was founded in 1958 by Queenslander Ray Steeden.The company manufactured Football, cricket, and boxing products before becoming a World wide subsidiary in 1995 of Gray-Nicolls Sports.Steeden has been the official football of the Australian Rugby League since 1974, and holds exclusivity deals with the English Super League, the Queensland Rugby League, the New South Wales Rugby League, and the National Rugby League.Through continuous introduction of new innovative products and categories, the brand continues to go from strength to strength with a proven record of excellence in the production of sporting equipment. Steeden is working diligently with prominent Touch Football Australia technical officials on refining the product mix to ensure a harder wearing outer surface on their touch footballs.Steeden’s “Night Vision” ball with florescent orange paneling for improved visibility and a heavyweight skills ball specific to Touch Football, are just two of the initiatives Steeden and Touch Football Australia will be consolidating in the near future.Steeden will continue to supply Touch footballs to affiliated National tournaments and programs such as the National Touch League, The Austouch Program, and the National High Performance Program.Steeden Footballs can be ordered and purchased through the Touch Football Australia National office and supporting State offices around the nation.last_img read more

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Collision blocking Alaska Highway near Mile 112

first_imgUPDATE – Traffic is moving again in both directions in the area of the collision.FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Several eyewitnesses, report a collision near Mile 112 of the Alaska Highway.The collision is blocking the Alaska Highway in both directions and apparently involves a crew bus and another truck.  The RCMP have confirmed a crash has happened, but members have only just arrived on scene. If you’re travelling in the area, let us know what you see, email [email protected] any pictures or information.A photo of the traffic backed up along the Alaska Highway – SubmittedEyewitnesses tell Energeticcity.ca traffic is backed up for over a kilometre in both directions.As we get more information, we will update this post.last_img

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Four militants killed three Army jawans injured in Pulwama encounter

first_imgSrinagar: Four militants were killed while three Army jawans and a police personnel were injured in an encounter in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said. On a credible input about presence of militants in Lassipora area of south kashmir’s Pulwama district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there this morning, a police spokesman said. He said during the searches, militants fired upon the search party of the forces. The fire was retaliated, leading to an encounter, the spokesman said. In the ensuing encounter, he said, four militants were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of the encounter. The identities and affiliations of the slain militants are being ascertained, the spokesman said. He said in the initial exchange of firing, three Army jawans and one policeman sustained injuries. The injured were hospitalised and are stated to be stable, he added. The spokesman said it was a clean operation and no collateral damage took place during the encounter. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, was recovered from the site of the encounter, he said.last_img read more

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Knicks Iman Shumpert Aiming To Return Better Not Sooner

Iman Shumpert, the New York Knicks’ guard who tore an ACL last season, expects to return to the team in late winter or early spring instead of by the end of the year, as speculation had asserted.The 6-foot-5 guard from Georgia Tech, who became an intricate part of the team’s success last season, told the New York Post that his priority is to come back healthy and that a set time frame was not a part of that equation.“What you all are saying is not what we’re going by,” Shumpert told The Post before last night’s 110-88 victory over the 76ers that improved the Knicks to 3-0. “January, February is what we’re aiming for. I’m just trying to get healthy. When I get healthy, I’ll return to the court. I’m not going to come back and not be able to do the things I did last year and a little more. I want to come back and add something.”The team is off to a 3-0 start without him, inspiring hope that they can be a solid team with even more depth with Shumpert’s return. The team, however, clearly is not rushing him.Shumpert is the only young player on the Knicks’ roster with star potential; he can defend, get to the basket, run the floor and finish with authority. He is an asset the club has to protect.The Knicks do have some depth with the two-point-guard lineups they’ve been using featuring Jason Kidd and Pablo Prigioni with Raymond Felton and J.R. Smith. The beauty of Shumpert is that he can play both guard positions and small forward.If he returns in February, that would give him up to three months to get into shape and a rhythm with the team before the playoffs — more than enough time. And if the Knicks can sustain any semblance of the continuity they have shown to this point and avoid major injury, the addition of Shumpert could make them a dangerous foe come the playoffs. read more

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