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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Jun 20 2013)

[New York Times] A Game 7 With More on the Line Than an NBA Title (Thu, 20 Jun 2013 07:32:30 GMT) He is the best player in the game and this is the best moment in his sport.     [New York Times] Time Warner Faces Suit After Taking Over Los Angeles Sports Market (Thu, 20 Jun 2013 01:48:17 GMT) Rising cable costs in Southern California prompted four consumers to file a class-action lawsuit against the Lakers, the Dodgers and Time Warner Cable.     [New York Times] After a Crusher, Spurs Regroup and Refocus (Thu, 20 Jun 2013 01:37:56 GMT) Gathering after midnight …continue reading

Tonight: “We’ll Always Have Linsanity” A Reading at the Housing Works, 7 p.m.

Just a reminder about our charity event tonight… Meet the authors of We’ll Always Have Linsanity in a reading at the Housing Works on Wednesday, June 19, at 7 p.m., hosted by Deadspin founder Will Leitch. Listen to their take on the infamous season of Linsanity, ask them questions about the past season, and get them on record about their predictions for next season. Most importantly, share a moment with fellow Knicks fans in the aftermath of their most successful season in more than a decade, yet one that left many Knicks fans disappointed–as usual. Housing Works is located 126 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Jun 19 2013)

[New York Times] Column: Spurs’ Collapse Starts at the Top With Pop (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 08:29:31 GMT) The sly smile on Erik Spoelstra’s lips said it all. If only this once, the Miami coach couldn’t wait to field questions.     [New York Times] 5 Things Learned From Game 6 of NBA Finals (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 07:44:36 GMT) Five things to learn from the Miami Heat’s 103-100 overtime win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night:     [New York Times] Game 6: Heat 103, Spurs 100 (OT): Heart-Stopping Survival as Heat Force Game …continue reading

Examining the Knicks’ Defensive Downfall

Defense wins championships. It’s been the mantra for the copious amount of winners in the sports world for decades, and should be treated as more than just an ordinary cliche. Especially so in the National Basketball Association, where none of the past ten champions finished lower than ninth in Defensive Rating in their respective seasons and the average ranking was fourth. It was a defense-first mentality that took shape as the theme of the New York Knicks of the 1990′s, where from the 92′ season up to the 99′ year they never finished worse than 4th in the league in DRTG. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jun 18 2013)

[New York Times] Heat Have No Room for Error Versus Spurs in Game 6 (Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:38:39 GMT) They lost three times in three months in one of the most overpowering stretches the NBA has ever seen.     [New York Times] Connelly New Boss at Nuggets (Tue, 18 Jun 2013 03:41:19 GMT) The Denver Nuggets named Tim Connelly as their new general manager on Monday after Masai Ujiri joined the Toronto Raptors last month.     [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Russian Women Out of World Championship (Tue, 18 Jun 2013 03:35:16 GMT) Russia did not advance past the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jun 17 2013)

[New York Times] Manu Ginobili Sparks Spurs to Game 5 Win (Mon, 17 Jun 2013 07:18:07 GMT) Across three NBA championships and more than 100 playoff victories together, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have built a bond most teammates will never share.     [New York Times] Game 5: Spurs 114, Heat 104: Spurs Pull Away From Heat and Seize Control (Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:01:07 GMT) Against the Heat, Manu Ginobili did all the odd and clever little things that have defined him for more than a decade, putting the Spurs one victory from their fifth N.B.A. championship.     [New …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Jun 16 2013)

[New York Times] Spurs Need Production From Ginobili, and He Knows It Better Than Anyone Else (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 01:21:53 GMT) In the first four games of the finals, Manu Ginobili has struggled, averaging 7.5 points and 3 assists, down from 11.8 and 4.6 in the regular season.     [New York Times] Parker’s Hamstring a Key for Spurs (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 01:13:38 GMT) The health of Tony Parker’s right hamstring, which he said Saturday “can tear any time now,” could become a determining factor in San Antonio’s title chase.     [New York Times] Off the Dribble: Heat’s Return to Smaller …continue reading