Knicks Morning News (2015.09.30)

  • [New York Times] Fever and Lynx to Meet in WNBA Finals in Rematch of 2012 (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 06:42:36 GMT)

    Four years ago, Tamika Catchings and the Indiana Fever came into the WNBA Finals as a huge underdog to Minnesota.

  • [New York Times] Rose’s Troubles Continue With Orbital Fracture (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 06:06:33 GMT)

    Derrick Rose’s troubled tenure with the Chicago Bulls took a fresh twist on Tuesday when he suffered a facial fracture from an accidental elbow during the team’s first day of practice.

  • [New York Times] Brittney Griner to Miss Start of Training Camp (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 03:55:00 GMT)

    Griner will miss the start of U.S.A. Basketball’s European training camp this week after she was suspended by the organization.

  • [New York Times] Bulls’ Rose Says Woman Consented to Group Sex (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 02:48:32 GMT)

    Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says in a court filing that a woman accusing him of sexual battery consented to group sex and became upset because she felt she should be reimbursed for a sex toy.

  • [New York Times] Fever 66, Liberty 51: Liberty Fall to Fever, Missing Chance at W.N.B.A. Finals (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 02:44:43 GMT)

    For the 19th straight year, the Liberty, one of the W.N.B.A.’s original franchises, will end the season without a championship. Indiana will face the Minnesota Lynx.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Bulls’ Rose Faces Surgery After Injury to Eye Socket (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 02:25:07 GMT)

    Derrick Rose sustained a left orbital fracture after being elbowed in the face on the first day of practice.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Start Practice With a Coach of Fewer Words (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 01:03:12 GMT)

    Coach Derek Fisher plans to do less talking during drills and simply let the team practice and figure things out on its own.

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  • [New York Post] Don’t ask Knicks’ Sasha Vujacic about Maria Sharapova (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 00:15:36 -0400)

    New Knicks sharpshooter Sasha Vujacic wasn't willing to bat the ball back when asked twice Monday if he still maintains a friendship with tennis star Maria Sharapova. The two broke…

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: ‘Coach’ Jackson will be over Knick coach’s shoulder (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 02:23:54 GMT)

    Robin Lopez provided one of the few highlights when he referred to the President of the New York Knicks as “coach Jackson.”

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Former Top Pick Anthony Bennett Returns Home, Looking to Revive His Career (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 04:03:42 GMT)

    Bennett, a forward who was the No. 1 selection in the 2013 N.B.A. draft, signed with Toronto on Monday and said, “I’m just ready to go all out.”

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: W.N.B.A. Says Pivotal Call Was Wrong (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 03:19:23 GMT)

    A foul that led to a winning free throw by Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx to eliminate the Phoenix Mercury should not have been called, the league said.

  • [New York Times] Even Before Opening, Training Center Has the Nets Feeling a Weight (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 03:01:10 GMT)

    The team’s new 70,000-square-foot Brooklyn facility was expected to to be completed in February, and with the milestone, other players were planning to move to the borough to cut down on their commutes.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Cast Eyes Ahead, Not Back at Their Wreck (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 02:44:31 GMT)

    Optimism is in full bloom for the coming season, though Carmelo Anthony, like the team president Phil Jackson, declined to offer any predictions.

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  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony says he’s excited by Knicks offseason moves (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 02:15:33 GMT)

    Over the past several months, Carmelo Anthony has sent mixed signals – publicly and privately – about his thoughts on the Knicks’ offseason.

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo and the new guys: Five questions facing the Knicks (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 02:05:30 GMT)

    Here’s the good news for the Knicks: They can’t be worse than last season.

  • [New York Times] W.N.B.A. Roundup: Rally by Fever in 2nd Half Evens Series With Liberty (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:01:11 GMT)

    Down 15 points at halftime, Indiana put together a 21-4 run led by Tamika Catchings that stunned the Liberty and sent the Eastern Conference finals to a decisive Game 3.

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  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: World Peace Returns to Los Angeles (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 04:03:46 GMT)

    The Los Angeles Lakers re-signed forward Metta World Peace, who won a championship with the Lakers in 2010 when he was still known as Ron Artest.

  • [New York Times] Los Angeles Lakers Sign Metta World Peace (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:25:15 GMT)

    The Los Angeles Lakers are giving Metta World Peace another chance.

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  • [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Five things to watch during Knicks training camp (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 06:00:37 EST)

    Five things to watch during Knicks training camp

  • [New York Times] Balanced Lynx Top Parker, Sparks to Advance to West Finals (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 04:30:41 GMT)

    Through injuries, trades and upheaval, the Minnesota Lynx have struggled at times to find their footing this season.

  • [New York Times] Liberty 79, Mystics 74: Liberty Advance to Conference Finals (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:55:03 GMT)

    The reserves Sugar Rodgers and Candice Wiggins spurred a 15-0 second-quarter run to lead the Liberty past the Washington Mystics.

  • [New York Times] Charles, Liberty Beat Mystics 79-74 to Reach East Finals (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:39:59 GMT)

    Tina Charles and the New York Liberty are headed to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in five years thanks to a strong effort from Sugar Rodgers and the reserves.