Knicks Morning News (2014.08.23)

  • [New York Times] US Picks 12-Man Roster for Basketball World Cup (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:32:53 GMT)

    The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro basketball: U.S. Beats Puerto Rico in Final Tuneup (Sat, 23 Aug 2014 03:43:46 GMT)

    Stephen Curry scored 17 points, and the United States national team pulled away in the second half to beat Puerto Rico, 112-86.

  • Knicks Morning News (2014.08.22)

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony eager for Knicks turnaround, believes they will make playoffs (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:53:26 GMT)

    He wasn’t suited up to play, but an optimistic Carmelo Anthony was on the hardwood on Thursday talking turnaround for the 2014 season.

  • [New York Times] Source: Wolves Get Young as Part of Love Trade (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:08:48 GMT)

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have secured the final piece they were looking for in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Lynx’s Moore Named M.V.P. (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:17:42 GMT)

    Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx earned the W.N.B.A.’s Most Valuable Player award Thursday.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Phoenix Has Top Coach, Defensive Player (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:47:51 GMT)

    Phoenix’s Sandy Brondello is the WNBA’s coach of the year and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year, said a person close to the situation.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Griner’s WNBA Defensive Player of Year (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:32:54 GMT)

    A person close to the situation says Phoenix’s Brittney Griner has won the WNBA defensive player of the year award.

  • [New York Times] Cancer-Stricken Cooper Leads Dream Into Playoffs (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 02:20:52 GMT)

    Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn’t too stifling. The sky was a brilliant blue, speckled with only a few puffy white clouds.

  • [New York Times] Lynx’s Moore Wins WNBA MVP Award (Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:08:50 GMT)

    Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota. Now she’s got her first WNBA MVP award.

  • Knicks Morning News (2014.08.21)

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Irving Shines in U.S. Win (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:49:17 GMT)

    Kyrie Irving, starting in place of Derrick Rose, made all five of his shots and scored 12 points, and the United States’ national team beat the Dominican Republic, 105-62, in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Lynx’s Moore Has Won WNBA MVP Award (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:44:55 GMT)

    Minnesota’s Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] US Routs Dominicans in Exhibition as Rose Rests (Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:17:59 GMT)

    Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would’ve loved to give them what they wanted.

  • Knicks Morning News (2014.08.20)

  • [New York Times] On Basketball: Derrick Rose Plays for Team U.S.A. Despite His Injury History (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:54 GMT)

    N.B.A. players who choose to represent their nations in international competition know they could get hurt but ignore the danger “because they care.”

  • [New York Times] Dick Bavetta, N.B.A. Referee for 39 Years, Is Retiring (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:32:22 GMT)

    The longtime court official announced he will retire from the league after having worked a record 2,635 regular-season games and 270 playoff contests.

  • [New York Times] Steve Ballmer Quits Microsoft Board, Citing His Outside Duties (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:10:02 GMT)

    The tech company’s former chief executive said new responsibilities, including ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, have made him too busy to serve.

  • [New York Times] On Basketball: Derrick Rose Plays for Team U.S.A. Despite His Injury History (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:54 GMT)

    N.B.A. players who choose to represent their nations in international competition know they could get hurt but ignore the danger “because they care.”

  • [New York Times] Dick Bavetta, N.B.A. Referee for 39 Years, Is Retiring (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:32:22 GMT)

    The longtime court official announced he will retire from the league after having worked a record 2,635 regular-season games and 270 playoff contests.

  • [New York Times] Steve Ballmer Quits Microsoft Board, Citing His Outside Duties (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:10:02 GMT)

    The tech company’s former chief executive said new responsibilities, including ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, have made him too busy to serve.

  • Knicks Morning News (2014.08.20)

  • [New York Times] On Basketball: Derrick Rose Plays for Team U.S.A. Despite His Injury History (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:54 GMT)

    N.B.A. players who choose to represent their nations in international competition know they could get hurt but ignore the danger “because they care.”

  • [New York Times] Dick Bavetta, N.B.A. Referee for 39 Years, Is Retiring (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:32:22 GMT)

    The longtime court official announced he will retire from the league after having worked a record 2,635 regular-season games and 270 playoff contests.

  • [New York Times] Steve Ballmer Quits Microsoft Board, Citing His Outside Duties (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:10:02 GMT)

    The tech company’s former chief executive said new responsibilities, including ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, have made him too busy to serve.

  • [New York Times] On Basketball: Derrick Rose Plays for Team U.S.A. Despite His Injury History (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:03:54 GMT)

    N.B.A. players who choose to represent their nations in international competition know they could get hurt but ignore the danger “because they care.”

  • [New York Times] Dick Bavetta, N.B.A. Referee for 39 Years, Is Retiring (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:32:22 GMT)

    The longtime court official announced he will retire from the league after having worked a record 2,635 regular-season games and 270 playoff contests.

  • [New York Times] Steve Ballmer Quits Microsoft Board, Citing His Outside Duties (Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:10:02 GMT)

    The tech company’s former chief executive said new responsibilities, including ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, have made him too busy to serve.

  • Knicks Morning News (2014.08.19)

  • [New York Times] With Sterling Saga Over, Ballmer Gets Ovation From Clipper Nation (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:50:45 GMT)

    With his trademark top-of-the-lungs, high-fiving, rambunctious enthusiasm, former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans on Monday, promising a new era for the NBA team after former owner Donald Sterling was banned for life over racist remarks.

  • [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 03:47:47 GMT)

    The New York Knicks will add Jim Cleamons to new coach Derek Fisher’s staff, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

  • [New York Times] With Sterling Saga Over, Ballmer Gets Ovation From Clipper Nation (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:14:49 GMT)

    With his trademark top-of-the-lungs, high-fiving, rambunctious enthusiasm, former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans on Monday, promising a new era for the NBA team after former owner Donald Sterling was banned for life over racist remarks.

  • [New York Newsday] Jim Boeheim respects Carmelo Anthony's loyalty to Knicks (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:07:54 EDT)

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim thinks Carmelo Anthony should have signed with the Bulls and believes that Phil Jackson's presence and vision helped keep him in a Knicks uniform.

  • [New York Post] Phil, Derek Fisher hire old pal to complete coaching staff (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:08:13 -0400)

    Derek Fisher has filled the final spot on his coaching staff, agreeing to terms with Phil Jackson's former assistant, veteran Jim Cleamons, a league source confirmed. Cleamons won nine titles…

  • Knicks Morning News (2014.08.19)

  • [New York Times] With Sterling Saga Over, Ballmer Gets Ovation From Clipper Nation (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 04:50:45 GMT)

    With his trademark top-of-the-lungs, high-fiving, rambunctious enthusiasm, former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans on Monday, promising a new era for the NBA team after former owner Donald Sterling was banned for life over racist remarks.

  • [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 03:47:47 GMT)

    The New York Knicks will add Jim Cleamons to new coach Derek Fisher’s staff, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

  • [New York Times] With Sterling Saga Over, Ballmer Gets Ovation From Clipper Nation (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:14:49 GMT)

    With his trademark top-of-the-lungs, high-fiving, rambunctious enthusiasm, former Microsoft Corp chief executive Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans on Monday, promising a new era for the NBA team after former owner Donald Sterling was banned for life over racist remarks.

  • [New York Newsday] Jim Boeheim respects Carmelo Anthony's loyalty to Knicks (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:07:54 EDT)

    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim thinks Carmelo Anthony should have signed with the Bulls and believes that Phil Jackson's presence and vision helped keep him in a Knicks uniform.

  • [New York Post] Phil, Derek Fisher hire old pal to complete coaching staff (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:08:13 -0400)

    Derek Fisher has filled the final spot on his coaching staff, agreeing to terms with Phil Jackson's former assistant, veteran Jim Cleamons, a league source confirmed. Cleamons won nine titles…

  • [New York Post] Phil, Derek Fisher hire old pal to complete coaching staff (Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:08:13 -0400)

    Derek Fisher has filled the final spot on his coaching staff, agreeing to terms with Phil Jackson's former assistant, veteran Jim Cleamons, a league source confirmed. Cleamons won nine titles…