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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.19)

[NYTimes] LeBron James Almost Single-Handedly Powers Cavaliers to Win (Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:58:48 AM) Cleveland is now tied 1-1 in the team’s first-round series with Indiana, while Utah also pulled even in their series with Oklahoma City. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Trail Blazers Shun the Pass, and It Costs Them in the Playoffs (Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:43:06 PM) Portland had the fewest assists of any team in the regular season, but its one-on-one style of play is hindering them as the playoffs bring tougher defenses. [NYDN] Steve Mills, Scott Perry thorough in Knicks’ head coaching search (Wednesday, April …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.18)

[NYTimes] Raptors and Celtics Both Cruise to 2-0 Series Leads (Wednesday, April 18, 2018 4:17:53 AM) Toronto won the first two games of a playoff series for the first time in franchise history and Boston’s Jaylen Brown scored 30 points against Milwaukee. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Throwing it Back, Miami’s Dwyane Wade Takes the 76ers to School (Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:32:08 PM) At this point in his career, Wade isn’t picking up new tricks. Still, he’s finding new ways to use what he knows and dominating the N.B.A.’s hottest team. [NYTimes] Big Pay Raises Coming for G League Players …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.17)

[NY Newsday] Next season will be slow going for Nets and Knicks fans (Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2:45:31 AM) There’s nothing more painful than watching your team go through a slow rebuild. OK, take that back. There’s nothing more painful than watching two of your teams go through a slow rebuild, which is exactly what NBA fans around here are going to be doing for the next few years. [NY Newsday] Jerry Stackhouse arrives as Knicks begin coach search (Monday, April 16, 2018 9:13:28 PM) Let the interviewing begin. [NYDN] Fizdale, Jackson and Stackhouse top candidates for Knicks job (Monday, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.16)

[NYDN] Knicks meeting with David Blatt, set to interview Mike Woodson (Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:33:35 PM) David Blatt is reportedly flying from overseas next week to interview for the Knicks job. [NYPost] David Fizdale will have to answer for this in interview with Knicks (Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:46:31 PM) The NBA was stunned when current Knicks target David Fizdale got the boot in late November — the longtime assistant-coaching stud getting cut down in just his second season in Memphis. LeBron James, who won two titles with Fizdale in Miami, summed up the league’s reaction in a tweet: …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.15)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: If Anybody Beats the Pacers, It Might Be an Assistant Coach (Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:08:04 AM) They are the surprise team in the NBA playoffs. Two newcomers may be the key to success — and a training coach who put on pads to rough players up a little. [NYTimes] Warriors Shake Off Their Late-Season Stumbles and Thrash the Spurs in Game 1 (Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:45:15 AM) Golden State picked up its defense and beat San Antonio, 113-92, on Saturday in the N.B.A. playoffs. In other games, Philadelphia romped and Toronto ended a losing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.14)

[NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. ‘can’t wrap thoughts’ around Knicks management (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:39:01 PM) Tim Hardaway Jr. did not co-sign with the Knicks on their reasons for canning Jeff Hornacek. [NYDN] Knicks would be wise to get Porzingis’ input on coach in meeting (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:37:45 PM) Kristaps Porzingis is expected to attend player exit meetings on Saturday. [NYDN] David Fizdale says he will interview for Knicks’ coaching job (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:37:09 PM) David Fizdale, considered by some as a leading candidate for the Knicks’ vacant coaching position, is scheduled to interview next week. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.13)

[NY Newsday] Time for everyone to be on same page of Knicks’ playbook (Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:41:50 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. [NY Newsday] Enes Kanter may gamble and opt out of his contract (Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:32:00 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Enes Kanter loves New York. So much so that he is leaning toward opting out of his contract in hopes of getting a new long-term deal with the Knicks. [NY Newsday] Five potential Knicks coaching candidates (Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:59:23 PM) Mark Jackson [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway Jr. hoping for coaching stability (Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:29:34 …continue reading