[New York Times] Raptors Extend Center’s Contract (Fri, 21 Aug 2015 03:51:06 GMT) The Toronto Raptors and center Jonas Valanciunas announced that his contract had been extended for four years. [New York Times] AP Source: J.R. Smith Agrees to New Contract With Cavs (Fri, 21 Aug 2015 02:16:41 GMT) J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Tina Charles Paces Liberty (Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:30:00 GMT) Charles had 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists to help the Liberty beat San Antonio, 73-45, for their first road victory over the Stars since 2011.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Joel Embiid Has Second Foot Operation (Wed, 19 Aug 2015 03:56:56 GMT) The Philadelphia 76ers center had a bone graft, and screws were replaced. [New York Daily News] Knicks interested in acquiring Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (Wed, 19 Aug 2015 05:49:44 GMT) The Knicks have expressed interest in acquiring Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, according to a source.
Frank Isola of the NY Daily News reports: The Knicks have expressed interest in acquiring Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, according to a source. Coincidentally, the Cavs are also pursuing a deal for Crawford, the 34-year-old former Sixth Man of the Year. Miami is another team that is also interested in Crawford. It is unclear what the Clippers are asking for in return. Isola doesn’t get into the fact that the Knicks have nearly zero tradeable assets, so this is almost assuredly a pipe dream, but, well, I am sure someone did tell him that the Knicks are interested in Crawford, …continue reading
The New York Knicks have released their schedule for the 2016 season. Using our crystal ball, slide ruler, and a children’s joke book, we’ve predicted a few future events. We’re pretty confident all of these will occur. 10/27: Porzingis shows up early, as Derek Fisher tells the rookie he’ll be starting on opening day. Porzingis spends hours pre-game working on various aspects of his game. He receives a call from his coach at 7:45pm, telling him that he’s been duped and opening day is really tomorrow. Fisher also tells him to show up in a tuxedo with a bag of …continue reading
[New York Times] Shock Finally End 10-Game Skid (Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:46:39 GMT) Fred Williams and the Tulsa Shock are smiling again.
[New York Times] Shock 81, Liberty 76: Liberty Tumble as the Shock End a Slump (Sun, 16 Aug 2015 02:37:48 GMT) Odyssey Sims scored 27 points for Tulsa as it ended a 10-game losing streak. Brittany Boyd led the Liberty with 22 points, and Tina Charles added 13 in the loss.