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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Knicks Morning News (Saturday, Jun 15 2013)

[New York Times] In Tied NBA Finals, Wade Says Game 5 Could Be Best (Sat, 15 Jun 2013 08:11:34 GMT) Dwyane Wade has never gone the distance in three previous NBA Finals trips.     [New York Times] Simmons Upset With ‘SportsCenter’ for Editing His Joke (Sat, 15 Jun 2013 05:05:22 GMT) The ESPN personality Bill Simmons took to Twitter to voice his displeasure after a remark about Dwyane Wade was cut from “SportsCenter” replays.     [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Liberty Rally to Victory (Sat, 15 Jun 2013 03:21:35 GMT) Cappie Pondexter scored 18 of her 20 points in the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Friday, Jun 14 2013)

[New York Times] Heat Even NBA Finals With Spurs After 109-93 Win (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 07:20:43 GMT) LeBron James wanted the responsibility on his powerful shoulders.     [New York Times] Game 4: Heat 109, Spurs 93: With an Old-Fashioned Rout, the Heat Make It a New Series (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 06:57:33 GMT) LeBron James reclaimed his form and Dwyane Wade reasserted his will over his battered body, lifting the Heat over the Spurs and tying the N.B.A. finals at 2-2.     [New York Times] Heat Capitalize on Costly Turnovers to Take Shine Off Spurs (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 06:17:17 GMT) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Jun 13 2013)

[New York Daily News] Kidd getting Nets gig irks Ewing Jr. (Thu, 13 Jun 2013 05:00:37 GMT) The Nets job came and went and former Knicks great Patrick Ewing is still not a head coach in the NBA. And that didn’t set too well with his son, Patrick, Jr., who took to Twitter tovoice his displeasure.     [New York Daily News] As Kidd takes Nets job, pressure’s on Knicks’ Felton (Thu, 13 Jun 2013 02:57:41 GMT) Raymond Felton won’t have Jason Kidd to look up to on the basketball court next season. He can no longer bank on Kidd’s basketball IQ …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Jun 12 2013)

[New York Daily News] Mum on Melo: No word from Knicks on surgery (Wed, 12 Jun 2013 03:28:09 GMT) Carmelo Anthony is rehabbing his injured left shoulder, and the Knicks have not announced whether the All-Star forward will need surgery. The initial plan was to see if the injury will heal without surgery and re-evaluate it after three weeks. It’s been 23 days since the diagnosis.     [New York Times] 5 Things Learned in Game 3 of the NBA Finals (Wed, 12 Jun 2013 07:36:00 GMT) Five things to take away from the San Antonio Spurs’ 113-77 win over the Miami …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jun 11 2013)

[New York Post] Proud King should Melo out on block (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 03:09:51 -0500) LeBron James’ block on 6-foot-11 Spurs forward Tiago Splitter in the fourth quarter Sunday was monstrous: pure power, grace, athleticism, brilliance. It was one of the best, cleanest blocks I have seen live. But James was still taking bows on the interview podium for a rejection that basically was accomplished… [New York Times] Satisfied but Shaken, Spurs Bring NBA Finals Home (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 07:44:29 GMT) On a day of rest at the NBA Finals, Tim Duncan had work to do.     [New York …continue reading

“We’ll Always Have Linsanity” A Reading at the Housing Works, June 19 at 7 p.m.

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 Crosby Street in Manhattan. It is one of …continue reading

Is Iman Shumpert a shooter?

When the Knicks drafted Iman Shumpert in the 2011 NBA Draft, it wasn’t because of  his sterling outside shooting. In fact, shooting efficiency and 3-point shooting were seen as perhaps Shumpert’s biggest weaknesses. DraftExpress.com’s prospect profile of Shumpert said his shooting “remain[s] by far his biggest weakness.” NBADraft.net’s pre-draft scouting report called him a “very poor jump shooter” and “not efficient at all” on offense. In his pre-draft analysis, ESPN’s Chad Ford at the time said Shumpert, “Struggles with his jump shot,” and has, “Unproven 3-point range.” In his last year at Georgia Tech, Shumpert made fewer than 28 percent …continue reading