[NYTimes] N.B.A. Finals: Warriors and Cavs Star in Basketball’s Version of Groundhog Day (Wednesday, May 30, 2018 6:03:23 PM) In an unprecedented fourth straight year of the same finals matchup, the Warriors are huge favorites over the Cleveland Cavaliers. [NYTimes] Sixers to Investigate Bryan Colangelo’s Twitter Activity (Wednesday, May 30, 2018 3:23:03 PM) The executive admitted to having one anonymous Twitter account, but a report accuses him of having others, and using them to criticize his players. [NYPost] Army vet who stabbed ex-Knick heads back to jail (Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:21:17 AM) ?He nicked a Knick and hasn’t been …continue reading
[NYTimes] Keeping Score: Rockets and Celtics Are Doomed by the 3-Point Shot (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:30:31 PM) The Celtics and Rockets lost largely because they could not make the long shots at home. [NYTimes] Not at the Game: Over, Easy: A Basketball Aficionado Foresees the Warriors’ Surge Past the Rockets (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:15:48 PM) Fabulous Flournoy, a Bronx native, has been a player-coach for a professional team in Britain for the past 17 seasons. [NYTimes] Warriors 101, Rockets 92: Warriors Dispatch Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavs (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 2:39:56 PM) Down 11 points …continue reading
[NYPost] NBA took notice of what Michael Beasley did for Knicks (Monday, May 28, 2018 6:58:41 PM) Michael Beasley was back at the Knicks training facility in Tarrytown last week reuniting with David Fizdale. Beasley had two stints in Miami with the new Knicks coach — from 2008-10 and 2013-15. Fizdale was a Miami assistant then. “He likes him a lot,’’ said a source close to Beasley. Whether the 6-foot-9 Beasley gets… [NYTimes] Warriors 101, Rockets 92: Warriors Dispatch Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavs (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 5:18:25 AM) Down 11 points at halftime, Golden State rallied …continue reading
[NYTimes] With Sheer Will, LeBron James Leads the Cavaliers Back to the Finals (Monday, May 28, 2018 4:13:51 AM) In Game 7 against the Celtics, in Boston, James played all 48 minutes, scored 35 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and notched 9 assists. [NYTimes] Warriors’ Game 6 Revival Keeps Series Alive Against the Rockets (Sunday, May 27, 2018 4:53:56 PM) Warriors guard Klay Thompson hit nine 3-pointers to lead Golden State to victory over Houston after an early 17-point deficit.
[NYPost] NBA experts: Two big men can help Knicks, one has the edge (Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:50:46 PM) The lead-up to the Knicks’ 2018 draft can be entitled “The Bridges of Madison Square Garden.’’ With the No. 9 pick, the front office seeks a versatile combo forward as a priority. The 6-foot-6 Villanova junior Mikal Bridges, 21, and 6-7 Michigan State sophomore Miles Bridges, 20, best qualify. “They got the same name, nearly… [NYTimes] Warriors’ Game 6 Revival Keeps Series Alive Against the Rockets (Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:44:37 AM) Warriors guard Klay Thompson hit nine 3-pointers to lead …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] On This Date: Starks dunks over Jordan, Grant in ’93 conference final (Friday, May 25, 2018 10:45:20 PM) It has been 25 years since John Starks performed one of the most memorable dunks ever in Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Report: Sichting, Gaines, Bliss not returning as Knicks assistants next season (Friday, May 25, 2018 7:34:41 PM) Knicks assistants Jerry Sichting, Corey Gaines, and Dave Bliss are reportedly not serving on new head coach David Fizdale’s staff next season [NYTimes] LeBron James in Game 6: 46 Points, 11 Rebounds, 9 Assists. (There Will Be a Game 7.) (Saturday, …continue reading
[ESPN] Knicks’ Porzingis ‘excited’ after call with Fizdale (Thursday, May 24, 2018 3:00:48 PM) New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis says he’s “excited” after speaking to new head coach David Fizdale. [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis excited after conversation with David Fizdale (Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:30:43 PM) The Unicorn is pumped. [NYTimes] Rockets 98, Warriors 94: N.B.A. Playoffs: Eric Gordon Emerges and Gives Rockets an Edge (Friday, May 25, 2018 5:22:28 AM) Gordon scored a team-high 24 points to help Houston top Golden State in Game 5 despite James Harden missing all 11 of his 3-pointers. [NYTimes] Scratch Ovechkin Off …continue reading