The second half of the season kicks off tonight in Orlando, where the Knicks take on the Orlando Magic. Emmanuel Mudiay takes over as the new starter at the point guard position. Maybe it’ll work out somehow! Luke Kornet has had some more time to practice with the team, so he’s probably ready to score double figures tonight. Let’s go, Kornet!
[NYTimes] Mark Cuban’s Terrible 24 Hours Now Includes a $600,000 Fine (Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:59:57 PM) The Mavericks had already announced an investigation into accusations of misconduct by a former team president when the team’s owner was fined for admitting losing on purpose. [NYTimes] Mavericks Begin Investigation After Misconduct Allegations (Wednesday, February 21, 2018 8:39:44 AM) A report by Sports Illustrated detailed accusations against Terdema Ussery, the team’s former president and chief executive, as well as a toxic work environment for women. [SNY Knicks] Mudiay hints he may be in Knicks’ starting lineup after All-Star break (Wednesday, February 21, …continue reading
[ESPN] Hornacek: Knicks have moved on from Noah (Tuesday, February 20, 2018 9:53:23 PM) Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek isn’t sure if Joakim Noah will return before the end of the season, noting that the decision would come from team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry. [NY Newsday] Knicks putting their young guards up (Tuesday, February 20, 2018 10:11:04 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The changing of the guard is coming for the Knicks. [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek confirms Joakim Noah won’t return to Knicks (Tuesday, February 20, 2018 9:34:00 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Jeff Hornacek wouldn’t comment on reports …continue reading
[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Team Lebron vs. Team Steph Wasn’t Bad. But How About U.S. vs. the World? (Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:03:59 AM) The new format for the All-Star Game seemed to work, with the players actually contesting shots on some possessions. But another concept for the game is lurking. [NYTimes] Team LeBron 148, Team Stephen 145: N.B.A. All-Star Game Shows Some Toughness After a Makeover (Monday, February 19, 2018 6:33:23 AM) With a new format and bigger cash prizes, defensive effort seemed to be up while scoring was way down. [NYTimes] Don Carter, 84, Who Brought the N.B.A. …continue reading
[NYDN] Klay Thompson not keen on relocating to place like New York (Sunday, February 18, 2018 7:44:27 PM) One of Knicks’ biggest fish to hit 2019 free agency doesn’t sound too keen on living in a place like New York. [SNY Knicks] LeBron wins MVP en route to All-Star Game victory (Sunday, February 18, 2018 11:44:08 PM) LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points to lead Team LeBron to a 148-145 victory over Team Stephen in Sunday’s All-Star Game at Staples Center. [SNY Knicks] Mudiay’s brother says Knicks’ ‘French Connection’ can thrive together (Sunday, February 18, 2018 9:30:00 PM) Emmanuel …continue reading
[NYTimes] N.B.A. Dunk Contest Goes to Donovan Mitchell, and His Homage to Vince Carter (Sunday, February 18, 2018 6:41:02 AM) Mitchell edged Larry Nance Jr., sealing his victory with a close approximation of the 360-degree spin dunk that Carter used to win the 2000 contest. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: The N.B.A. All-Star Game Has Shed a Major Distraction (Saturday, February 17, 2018 6:13:30 PM) For the first time in a long time, the trade deadline has already passed. That means the All-Stars can play without rumored deals getting in the way. [NYTimes] The N.B.A. Dunk Contest Has the History. The …continue reading