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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Knicks Morning News (Monday, Sep 17 2012)

[New York Times] Liberty Roar Back in Fourth Quarter to Win (Mon, 17 Sep 2012 06:00:19 GMT) Cappie Pondexter had 30 points and 11 rebounds as the Liberty rallied from 9 points behind in the fourth quarter to beat the host Washington Mystics, 75-68. [New York Times] 30 Seconds: A Discovery of Priorities: 30 Seconds With Dwyane Wade (Mon, 17 Sep 2012 02:42:16 GMT) Dwyane Wade, the Miami Heat star, discusses his new memoir, his team’s chances of repeating as N.B.A. champion, losing sleep and other topics.

Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Sep 16 2012)

[New York Times] How Hakeem Olajuwon Became Invested in the Knicks (Sun, 16 Sep 2012 08:00:20 GMT) Hakeem Olajuwon and the Knicks Coach Mike Woodson formed a bond when they played together for the Rockets. The two will work together to strengthen the offense of the Knicks. [New York Times] 2 Years Removed from W.N.B.A., Alana Beard Jells With Sparks (Sun, 16 Sep 2012 03:38:16 GMT) In 2010, Alana Beard sustained what could have been a career-ending injury. Two years later, she is with the playoff-bound Los Angeles Sparks.

Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Sep 15 2012)

[New York Times] Olajuwon Will School Knicks Lessons in Low-Post Moves (Sat, 15 Sep 2012 05:09:08 GMT) Hakeem Olajuwon, a two-time N.B.A. champion and a leading teacher of low-post moves, will visit the Knicks’ training facility next week to give lessons to the team’s big men. [New York Times] Essay: Before Nets, a Ball, Park and Dream Defined Basketball (Sat, 15 Sep 2012 05:07:26 GMT) The Nets are arriving in a different era in Brooklyn. In simpler times, Brooklyn ballers only needed a ball, a park and a dream. [New York Post] Bosh says look out for Knicks (Sat, 15 …continue reading

NYT: When it Comes to Calling Fouls, N.B.A. Should Look to the Playground

Hi! So I know this has nothing to do with the Knicks and that you’re tired of Knicks Morning News and stuff. We promise to get back to our regularly-scheduled content program soon, but I thought I’d share my latest piece from the Thymes, which is about the possibility of instituting a “call your own foul” system in the NBA: A long-standing criticism of the N.B.A., has been the influence of referees on the flow and outcome of games – especially how, when, and in what context certain fouls are called. Given the presence of ever-improving video technology, it’s inevitable …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Friday, Sep 14 2012)

[ESPN.com - New York Knicks] McGrady gets workout with Knicks (Fri, 14 Sep 2012 01:18:47 EDT) The Knicks brought in veteran Tracy McGrady for a workout, a team source confirmed. The source said McGrady appeared to be in good health but it doesn’t appear that a signing is imminent. McGrady, who played 24 games for the Knicks in 2009-10, is among several players that the team is monitoring as training camp approaches. The Knicks currently have 19 players under contract, 13 of which are signed to guaranteed deals. NBA rules stipulate that teams can have a maximum of 15 players …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Sep 13 2012)

[New York Times] Liberty 75, Mystics 62: Victorious Liberty in W.N.B.A. Playoff Position (Thu, 13 Sep 2012 05:30:06 GMT) Cappie Pondexter scored 22 points to help the Liberty beat the last-place Washington Mystics and finish their homestand with a 4-2 record. [New York Times] Knicks’ Kidd to Fight Drunken Driving Charge (Thu, 13 Sep 2012 05:30:06 GMT) Knicks point guard Jason Kidd intends to fight a charge that he was drunk when he crashed his sport utility vehicle into a telephone pole in the Hamptons over the summer. [New York Times] Jim Calhoun Said to Be Calling It Quits as …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Sep 12 2012)

[New York Times] Josh Childress Set to Sign with Nets (Wed, 12 Sep 2012 05:24:07 GMT) Josh Childress agreed to terms with the Nets on Tuesday and will be the favorite to win the backup job at small forward when training camp opens next month. [New York Post] Knicks add 4 to roster (Wed, 12 Sep 2012 00:54:31 -0500) The Knicks signed four players yesterday â?? guard Oscar Bellfield, forwards John Shurna and Mychel Thompson and center Henry Sims â?? to help round out their training-camp roster. The biggest name among the four is Shurna, who starred for four years …continue reading