[New York Post] Creaky Knicks look for one last run (Sun, 30 Sep 2012 04:09:28 -0500) The sign above the entrance to the Hospital for Special Surgery on York Avenue and 70th Street reads: “Where Amazing Things are Happening.” If the Knicks, who do all their medical business there, can stay away from the joint this season, the hospital’s motto might apply to James Dolan… [New York Post] Knicks, Nets in City lights (Sun, 30 Sep 2012 03:31:43 -0500) Yes, yes: For the next few days (at the least) and for the next few weeks (if we’re lucky), we are …continue reading
[New York Post] Wallace to sign, back up Amar’e (Sat, 29 Sep 2012 03:58:13 -0500) Rasheed Wallace will officially become a Knick on Monday. Wallace has told the Knicks he has elected to come out of retirement and join their training camp, according to an NBA source. The 6-foot-11 Wallace, who worked out with the Knicks over the weekend, retired two years ago after a… [New York Times] Barclays Center Opens in Brooklyn (Sat, 29 Sep 2012 10:00:05 GMT) The Barclays Center’s grand opening was punctuated by protesters, music-goers and throngs of curious onlookers hoping to share in the excitement. …continue reading
[New York Times] Sun Top Liberty in Playoff Opener (Fri, 28 Sep 2012 06:00:05 GMT) Tina Charles, the newly named W.N.B.A. most valuable player, scored 17 points to lead the Connecticut Sun to a 65-60 victory over the visiting Liberty. [New York Times] Off the Dribble: N.B.A. Ready to Act on ‘Flopping’ (Fri, 28 Sep 2012 02:25:35 GMT) After years of complaints, the N.B.A. finally appears ready to outlaw “flopping” – the act of exaggerating contact to induce a foul call.
[New York Times] Mercury Get No. 1 Pick in W.N.B.A. Draft (Thu, 27 Sep 2012 06:00:20 GMT) The Phoenix Mercury won the W.N.B.A. draft lottery and earned the right to choose center Brittney Griner with the top pick next year. [New York Times] Liberty-Sun Playoff Has a Big East Feel (Thu, 27 Sep 2012 05:50:05 GMT) Five members of the Sun once played for UConn, while the Liberty have three former Rutgers players. [New York Times] For Developer Bruce Ratner, Nets Purchase Aided Atlantic Yards Project (Thu, 27 Sep 2012 05:34:44 GMT) The purchase of the New Jersey Nets in …continue reading
[New York Post] Humphries set for Nets opener vs. Knicks (Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:29:39 -0500) Kris Humphries wasn’t surprised the NBA gave the Nets the Knicks as opponents for their historic Brooklyn opener Nov. 1. The league likes mayhem and Humphries expects it â?? in the new Barclays Center seats. “The NBA wants that,” the Nets forward told The Post yesterday during a kids event… [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: On Pro Basketball â?? Nets Have Big Goals and Audacious Dreams (Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:01:47 GMT) As they embark on their Brooklyn adventure, the Nets have their …continue reading
[New York Post] Shaq not sure Knicks improved in offseason (Tue, 25 Sep 2012 03:04:32 -0500) The Knicks won a playoff game last year for the first time in 11 years, and expectations are even higher this season after the team made a flurry of offseason acquisitions. But as four-time NBA champion center Shaquille O’Neal sees it, they are a long way off from being… [New York Post] Wallace weighs Knicks’ interest (Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:41:06 -0500) It’s up to Rasheed. The Knicks are willing to take a gamble on 6-foot-11 power forward Rasheed Wallace, who retired two seasons …continue reading
[New York Times] Marv Kessler, Basketball Coach and Instructor, Dies at 80 (Mon, 24 Sep 2012 06:23:01 GMT) Kessler, a product of Brooklyn’s schoolyards, spent more than half a century in basketball as a player, coach, scout and, most prominently, a camp instructor who molded young athletes. [New York Post] Knicks give shot to Mychel Thompson (Mon, 24 Sep 2012 04:57:12 -0500) Basketball scouts mystify Mychal Thompson, the NBA’s first overall pick in 1978 with the Blazers who won two titles with the Lakers. One of his sons, shooting guard Klay Thompson, became a lottery pick by the Warriors in …continue reading