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Friday, February 27, 2015

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.26)

[New York Post] What Derek Fisher is looking for from Carmelo when he returns (Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:26:51 -0500) BOSTON — Derek Fisher is hoping Carmelo Anthony rejoins the club soon to serve as an off-the-court leader. Anthony has stayed away from the Knicks since his knee surgery Thursday…. [New York Times] Kevin Garnett a Winner in Emotional Return to Wolves (Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:31:52 GMT) All the years he’d been gone and all the thunderous standing ovations he received when he returned to Target Center with the Celtics and Nets, and Kevin Garnett still never fully realized …continue reading

2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks @ Celtics

The last time that the Knicks and the Celtics faced each other, I was very afraid of the Celtic’ chances as a dark horse candidate for the tanking crown. As it turns out, I was waaaaaaaaay off base, as the Celtics have played downright decent while the Knicks have lost every game since that matchup (including that matchup). Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.25)

[New York Daily News] Without Melo, Knicks hope Bargnani can become go-to scorer (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:02:18 GMT) Phil Jackson’s Knicks have another opportunity to please the basketball Gods Wednesday night in Boston. [New York Times] Chicago’s Rose Out Again With Knee Injury, Needs Surgery (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 06:28:25 GMT) Derrick Rose’s knee has failed him again. [New York Times] Ellis, Nowitzki Pace Mavericks to 99-92 Victory Over Raptors (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:46:31 GMT) Discord in Dallas, even in victory. [New York Times] Westbrook’s Triple-Double Leads Thunder Past Pacers, 105-92 (Wed, 25 Feb 2015 05:05:16 GMT) Russell …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.24)

[New York Daily News] Raissman: Francesa’s rip of Jackson could be sign from Dolan (Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:03:03 GMT) Mike (Sports Pope) Francesa deposited Phil Jackson under the balcony Monday. [New York Daily News] Phil Jackson alienates two of Knicks brass with one tweet (Tue, 24 Feb 2015 02:09:32 GMT) With one tweet, Phil Jackson managed to throw his coach and team under the bus while also violating James Dolan’s sacred media policy. [New York Daily News] Anthony Mason’s son says former Knick ‘getting better’ (Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:21:05 GMT) Former Knick Anthony Mason is improving but in …continue reading

No Dominion

On Sunday evening, Jim and Deana Cavan’s beautiful, innocent, perfect baby son Everett succumbed to a cancer that spread aggressively over the past four months from a rhabdoid tumor in his liver to his lungs and, finally, his abdomen.  Rett spent nearly half of his brief but inspiring life in and out of hospital beds, fighting his illness with courage and resilience, his bright blue eyes and irrepressible smile suggesting some inner tranquility that seems impossible for one to whom life dealt such an impossibly unfair hand.  His was a grace that even the cruelest fate could not subdue, a grace inherited through the nature and nurture …continue reading

Phil Jackson Uses Twitter To Criticize Team, So We Suggest More Ways To Improve The Knicks Via Technology

According to the Mothership, Phil Jackson admonished his team via Twitter after their embarrassing expected loss to Cleveland. Today's game vs Cavs gave bb gods heartburn and those that know what "it" takes/means a smh. — Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11) February 23, 2015 So here at KnickerBlogger, we have some suggestions for the Knicks: Get on LinkedIn! Phil should start connecting to potential coaches on LinkedIn. Obviously Derek Fisher isn’t working out, so now’s a good time to see who’s out there. There’s got to be some more former guards out there Jackson can tap for the Knicks next coach. What’s …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.23)

[New York Daily News] J.R., Shumpert help Cavs beat up on Knicks in MSG return (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 06:29:28 GMT) J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert weren’t on the positive side of too many of these Garden variety blowouts this season. [New York Daily News] Phil Jackson rips Knicks on Twitter after loss to Cavs (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 03:57:51 GMT) Phil Jackson’s moves and Carmelo Anthony’s injury have left the Knicks without much of a chance to win many games. [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: J.R. Smith keeps Carmelo Anthony company (Mon, 23 Feb 2015 03:04:49 GMT) J.R. …continue reading