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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.23)

[New York Times] Mercury Win 13th Straight, Clinch Playoff Berth (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:22:06 GMT) Diana Taurasi isn’t focused on winning streaks. She’s just trying to get the Phoenix Mercury to keep improving. [New York Times] Moore Has 48 Points in the Lynx’s 112-108 2OT Win (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:58:03 GMT) Maya Moore put on one of the best scoring displays in the history of the WNBA and it was barely enough to lift Minnesota. [New York Times] Executive Says Clippers Coach to Quit if Sterling Stays (Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:16:01 GMT) The interim chief executive of …continue reading

The Knickerblogger Podcast, Episode VII: Charlie Widdoes

[Editor's Note: The Gibberman versus the Widdoes-maker!] The Las Vegas Summer League has finally, mercifully concluded and the Knicks were actually a pretty interesting team! Tim Hardaway Jr, Shane Larkin, Cleanthony Early, Jeremy Tyler, Cole Aldrich, Shannon Brown, and Thanasis Antetokounmpo were fun, and often quite good, Luckily, Charlie Widdoes from nyknicks.com was in Vegas for what seemed like the entire month is here to walk us through everything we need to know. Enjoy! And this here podcast will be on iTunes very soon. Fancy, right?

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.22)

[New York Post] Carmelo touts own venture capital firm (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:13:13 -0400) Carmelo Anthony is looking for places to park his loot. After signing a new five-year contract worth $125 million, the Knicks forward is touting his own venture-capital firm, M7 Tech… [New York Times] McCallum Scores 29, Kings Win Summer League Title (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:40:05 GMT) Ray McCallum had a few big moments toward the end of last season for the Sacramento Kings. [New York Times] LeBron James Begins Tour of China (Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:22:01 GMT) LeBron James began his tour of …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.21)

[New York Daily News] Knicks will give Carmelo Anthony’s friend Dahntay Jones a look (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:20:08 GMT) Free agent Dahntay Jones is expected to work out for the Knicks this week as the shooting guard/small forward attempts to make a comeback after sitting out last season due to injury. [New York Times] Bucks Acquire Marshall (Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:46:48 GMT) The Milwaukee Bucks were awarded the contract of Kendall Marshall, the second-year guard who was waived last week by the Los Angeles Lakers. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Bucks Acquire Kendall Marshall (Mon, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.20)

[New York Post] Former Knick ‘Ticky’ Burden’s rise-and-fall saga (Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:36:55 -0400) It was one of the fastest falls from grace in professional sports. Luther "Ticky” Burden was drafted by the Knicks in 1975, but by 1981 he hit rock bottom —… [New York Post] Former Knick ‘Ticky’ Burden’s rise-and-fall saga (Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:36:55 -0400) It was one of the fastest falls from grace in professional sports. Luther "Ticky” Burden was drafted by the Knicks in 1975, but by 1981 he hit rock bottom —… [New York Times] David Blatt Gets Ready to Lead LeBron …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.20)

[New York Post] Former Knick ‘Ticky’ Burden’s rise-and-fall saga (Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:36:55 -0400) It was one of the fastest falls from grace in professional sports. Luther "Ticky” Burden was drafted by the Knicks in 1975, but by 1981 he hit rock bottom —… [New York Post] Former Knick ‘Ticky’ Burden’s rise-and-fall saga (Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:36:55 -0400) It was one of the fastest falls from grace in professional sports. Luther "Ticky” Burden was drafted by the Knicks in 1975, but by 1981 he hit rock bottom —… [New York Times] David Blatt Gets Ready to Lead LeBron …continue reading

Summer League Recap: Hornets 82, Knicks 79

The SummerKnicks are undefeated no more after falling 82-79 to the SummerHornets Saturday afternoon. Like the majority of Summer League games, this game wasn’t pretty. TGe  shot a gruesome 22.7 percent from beyond the arc and 34.9 percent overall, but still managed to keep it close thanks to a fairly dominant starting-five unit. The Good: Tim Hardaway Jr. led all scores (yes, again) with 27 points on 20 field goal attempts, but he wasn’t just gunning from deep this afternoon, though, as the second-year wing made a number of pretty drives and cuts to draw a couple of 3-point plays …continue reading