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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.24)

[New York Times] Road Teams Off to Flying Start in NBA Playoffs (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:12:29 GMT) Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers. [New York Times] Aldridge’s 43 Lifts Blazers Over Rockets 112-105 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:15:27 GMT) LaMarcus Aldridge’s son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers’ playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks. [New York Times] Mavs Roll …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.24)

[New York Times] Road Teams Off to Flying Start in NBA Playoffs (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:12:29 GMT) Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers. [New York Times] Aldridge’s 43 Lifts Blazers Over Rockets 112-105 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:15:27 GMT) LaMarcus Aldridge’s son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers’ playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks. [New York Times] Mavs Roll …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.23)

[New York Times] Pacers Rally Past Hawks 101-85 to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:24:26 GMT) The Pacers got tired of talking trash. [New York Times] Wizards Beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to Take 2-0 Lead (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:24:28 GMT) This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed. [New York Times] DeRozan Scores 30 as Raptors Beat Nets 100-95 (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:32 GMT) DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors. [New York Times] Youth Served …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.23)

[New York Times] Pacers Rally Past Hawks 101-85 to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:24:26 GMT) The Pacers got tired of talking trash. [New York Times] Wizards Beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to Take 2-0 Lead (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:24:28 GMT) This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed. [New York Times] DeRozan Scores 30 as Raptors Beat Nets 100-95 (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:32 GMT) DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors. [New York Times] Youth Served …continue reading

It Wouldn’t Have Been the Knicks

Since the Hawks pulled off their stunning Game One road upset over the top-seeded Indiana Pacers, a large sum of Knicks fans have voiced their envy, and hastily cobbling together e-protest signs with “That could have been us!!” scrawled in bold, all-caps fonts. It’s only natural to have these feelings as a fan, but to say the Gothamites too would’ve knocked off the Indianans largely inaccurate. Here’s why. Even without the crippling chemistry issues that have been made apparent in past weeks, the Hawks would give the Pacers a ton of problems with their spaced out starting lineup. Three Hawks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.22)

[New York Daily News] Lupica: With Woodson gone, Phil’s on the clock (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:55:42 GMT) Now the playoffs go on without the Knicks and the Knicks go on without Mike Woodson, fired on Monday morning by Phil Jackson. On the first Monday morning after the regular season ended at 37-45 for the Knicks, Woodson was cleaning out his office by around 10 o’clock, Jackson and the Knicks already having released a statement about his firing. [New York Daily News] Source: Kerr interested in Knicks job, but wary of Garden culture (Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:14:17 GMT) Steve …continue reading

Knicks Fire Woodson (5 Months Too Late)

According to MSG: NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 – New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced today that the team’s coaching staff have been relieved of their duties, effective immediately. “I have a tremendous amount of respect for Mike Woodson and his entire staff,” Jackson said. “The coaches and players on this team had an extremely difficult 2013-14 season, and blame should not be put on one individual. But the time has come for change throughout the franchise as we start the journey to assess and build this team for next season and beyond. “Everyone in this franchise owes a …continue reading