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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Knicks v. Raptors or Jurassic of this season

Knicks host Toronto tonight with NYC going for their 8th home win. Going for the 8th home win and 12th overall tonight during the final game of February. Wow. Just 6 six weeks to go. Mase Mase.

Anthony Mason

One of the most endearing players to ever put on a Knicks uniform died of heart failure today. Anthony George Douglas Mason was born on December 14, 1966 and enjoyed a 13 year NBA career with seven teams but he will be best remembered for his run with the Knicks.  Mason was the classic bootstrap success story. Toiling away in Turkey and the CBA before getting a chance with Denver and the Nets. Mason joined the Knicks during the 91-92 season, at the start of Pat Riley’s run as coach.  I was 16 when I first watched him as a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.28)

[New York Daily News] Knicks down Pistons in double OT to snap 8-game skid (Sat, 28 Feb 2015 05:33:33 GMT) The undermanned Knicks pulled off a feat Friday night many doubted they’d accomplish again with Carmelo Anthony done for the season. [New York Post] Execs: Knicks have legit shot to snag Greg Monroe next season (Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:45:23 -0500) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Pistons general manager and coach Stan Van Gundy had a chance to lock up burly power forward Greg Monroe last summer with a long-term deal when… [New York Times] Blazers Come From Behind for 115-112 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.27)

[New York Daily News] Shut it down? Knicks’ Calderon says no way, Jose (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:15:37 GMT) Beyond sitting out Friday’s game against the Pistons, Jose Calderon is unsure how serious his latest injury is. [New York Daily News] Knicks’ Jackson watches OSU star D’Angelo Russell in action (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:13:31 GMT) Phil Jackson officially has hit the road in search of the Knicks’ next star. [New York Times] Westbrook Gets Triple-Double but Suns Beat Thunder 117-113 (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:22:18 GMT) Russell Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what …continue reading

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