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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, May 23 2012)

[New York Post] Knicks take look at Scoop Jardine (Wed, 23 May 2012 01:07:23 -0500) Here’s the scoop: Selecting at No. 45 in next month’s NBA Draft, the Knicks aren’t going to find a point guard on par with Jeremy Lin. But the Knicks are sure going to see if 6-foot-2 Syracuse point guard Scoop Jardine can give them depth at a… [New York Times] Heat 115, Pacers 83: Heat Beats Pacers to Take Series Lead (Wed, 23 May 2012 06:00:18 GMT) Behind suffocating defense, superb play from their two stars and contributions from their supporting cast, the Heat pulled …continue reading

Iman Shumpert Named to NBA All-Rookie Team

Iman Shumpert became the second straight Knick to be named to the NBA’s All-Rookie First Team. The first team consisted of Kyrie Irving, Ricky Rubio, Kenneth Faried, Klay Thompson, Shump, Kawhi Leonard and Brandon Knight. The last three were in a three-way tie for fifth, so the team will have seven rookies on it this year (the idea that Leonard got less votes than Klay Thompson is the height of absurdity). The second team was Chandler Parsons (Houston Rockets), Isaiah Thomas (Sacramento Kings), MarShon Brooks (New Jersey Nets), Derrick Williams (Timberwolves) and Tristan Thompson (Cavaliers). Congrats to Shump and congrats …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, May 22 2012)

[New York Times] Game 5: Thunder 106, Lakers 90: Thunder Race Past Lakers and Into Conference Finals (Tue, 22 May 2012 07:24:59 GMT) The end for Kobe Bryant and the Lakers came against an Oklahoma City team that was younger, deeper and ready for its own moment in the Western Conference spotlight. [New York Times] Game 5: Celtics 101, 76ers 85: Celtics Beat 76ers With Third-Quarter Eruption (Tue, 22 May 2012 05:39:05 GMT) Trailing after a spotty first half, the Celtics, led by Brandon Bass, erupted in the third quarter to turn around the game and take a 3-2 series …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Monday, May 21 2012)

[New York Times] Sports of The Times: What Price Glory in Olympic Basketball? Glad You Asked (Mon, 21 May 2012 05:54:04 GMT) When USA Basketball invited pros to play in the Olympics, it invited an inevitable debate about whether to pay them for their services. [New York Times] Game 4: Heat 101, Pacers 93: N.B.A. Playoffs — Wade and James Bounce Back to Help Miami Tie Series (Mon, 21 May 2012 05:30:07 GMT) Dwyane Wade and LeBron James led Miami’s explosive third-quarter comeback against the Pacers, combining for 70 points as the Heat rallied from an 8-point halftime deficit. [New …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Sunday, May 20 2012)

[New York Times] Spurs 96, Clippers 86: Spurs Storm Back to Take 3-0 Series Lead on Clippers (Sun, 20 May 2012 06:09:07 GMT) Tim Duncan helped engineer a defining 24-0 run in the third quarter as the Spurs took a commanding lead over the Clippers in their second-round playoff series. [New York Times] N.B.A. Playoffs: For Derek Fisher and Lakers, Role Reversal (Sun, 20 May 2012 06:09:07 GMT) Derek Fisher, now with the Thunder after helping Los Angeles win five titles and being traded, is trying to deny his friend Kobe Bryant a sixth championship. [New York Times] Sun 78, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Saturday, May 19 2012)

[New York Times] Game 4: Sixers 92, Celtics 83: Sixers Bounce Back and Tie Series (Sat, 19 May 2012 05:48:03 GMT) The 76ers scored only 31 points in the first two quarters, but they bounced back and tied their series with the Celtics. [New York Times] N.B.A. Playoffs: Problems Mount for Heat in Series With Pacers (Sat, 19 May 2012 05:48:03 GMT) Trailing in the series, Miami has failed to cope with the loss of Chris Bosh, while the star guard Dwyane Wade has openly clashed with his coach. [New York Times] Off the Dribble: The Heat Without Chris Bosh? …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Friday, May 18 2012)

[New York Times] Game 3: Pacers 97, Heat 75: Pacers Pound Heat, 94-75, in Game 3 (Fri, 18 May 2012 04:41:46 GMT) The Pacers’ Roy Hibbert had 19 points and 18 rebounds while Dwyane Wade scored only 5 on 2-of-13 shooting for the Heat, as Indiana took a 2-1 lead in the series. [New York Times] Game 2: Spurs 105, Clippers 88: Streaking Spurs Go Up 2-0 on Clippers (Fri, 18 May 2012 05:49:36 GMT) Tony Parker scored 22 points on his 30th birthday as the Spurs pushed their winning streak to 16 games and took a 2-0 lead in …continue reading