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Friday, August 28, 2015

Knicks Release Preseason Schedule: Brasileiros bem-vindos!

NEW YORK, August 27, 2015 – The New York Knickerbockers announced its 2015-16 preseason schedule. The schedule is as follows: Date Opponent Arena City State Time Oct. 7 vs. Paschoalotto/Bauru (Brazil) Madison Square Garden New York NY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 @ Washington Wizards Verizon Center Washington D.C. 7:00 p.m. Oct. 12 vs. Philadelphia 76ers Madison Square Garden New York NY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 vs. Boston Celtics Madison Square Garden New York NY 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 @ Charlotte Hornets Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte NC 7:00 p.m. Oct. 22 @ Boston Celtics TD Garden Boston MA 7:30 p.m. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.08.26)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: League Fines Clippers (Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:42:33 GMT) An investigation found that the team had violated league rules while trying to re-sign DeAndre Jordan last month.

Knicks Morning News (2015.08.25)

[New York Times] AP Source: Hornets Sign Kidd-Gilchrist to $52M Extension (Tue, 25 Aug 2015 02:16:40 GMT) Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Charlotte Hornets, a person familiar with the situation said Monday.

Knicks Morning News (2015.08.24)

[New York Times] East Shows Its Better Than West in Head-To-Head Matchups (Mon, 24 Aug 2015 06:52:44 GMT) Bragging rights for the regular season belong to the Eastern Conference. [New York Times] Fever 80, Liberty 79: Liberty Keep Close but Fall at Indiana (Mon, 24 Aug 2015 02:45:35 GMT) Shenise Johnson hit a go-ahead jumper with 1 minute 32 seconds left to help defeat the Liberty, 80-79.

Knicks Morning News (2015.08.23)

[New York Times] Former NBA Star Kirilenko Hopes to Rescue Russian Basketball (Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:40:33 GMT) After spending more than a decade in the NBA, former All-Star Andrei Kirilenko is taking on what may be his biggest challenge yet — rescuing basketball in his native Russia.

Knicks Morning News (2015.08.22)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Second-Half Run Lifts Liberty (Sat, 22 Aug 2015 04:11:22 GMT) Tina Charles had 25 points and 7 rebounds as the Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream, 78-67, at Madison Square Garden for their sixth win in seven games.

Knicks Morning News (2015.08.21)

[New York Times] Raptors Extend Center’s Contract (Fri, 21 Aug 2015 03:51:06 GMT) The Toronto Raptors and center Jonas Valanciunas announced that his contract had been extended for four years. [New York Times] AP Source: J.R. Smith Agrees to New Contract With Cavs (Fri, 21 Aug 2015 02:16:41 GMT) J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland.