[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: James Will Wear No. 23 With the Cavaliers (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:35:53 GMT) LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. [New York Times] In Joining Lakers, Lin Narrows Focus and Sheds Status as a Sensation (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:27:56 GMT) Jeremy Lin is more concerned with finding a starting spot and growing in Los Angeles than with rekindling his banner run. [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:03:53 GMT) Byron Scott said in a television …continue reading
[New York Times] Griner Leads Mercury to 15th Straight Victory (Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:09:59 GMT) Old Detroit Pistons “Bad Boy” Bill Laimbeer and his New York Liberty tried to rough up the streaking Phoenix Mercury — with little success. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Love Withdraws From U.S. Team (Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:33:09 GMT) Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves became the third N.B.A. player in recent weeks to withdraw from consideration for United States in next month’s World Cup, USA Basketball said.
[New York Times] Analysis: Before Signing, Big Stars Seek a Prize Beyond Fortune and Glory (Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:03:02 GMT) Free agents usually make a choice between wages and wins, but this year some of the game’s biggest stars made their decisions about a new team in a more nuanced fashion. [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony says Knicks ‘aren’t far away from contending’ (Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:08:04 GMT) Carmelo Anthony reiterated that that he has faith in Phil Jackson to build the Knicks into a championship contender. Anthony told ESPN on Friday that the Knicks “aren’t that …continue reading
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Wiggins Signs With Cavaliers (Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:11:00 GMT) The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Andrew Wiggins, the No. 1 overall draft pick, to a contract Thursday. [New York Times] In Joining Lakers, Lin Narrows Focus and Sheds Status as a Sensation (Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:20:06 GMT) Jeremy Lin is more concerned with finding a starting spot and growing in Los Angeles than with rekindling his banner run. [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:30:54 GMT) First overall pick Andrew Wiggins signed a four-year deal with the …continue reading
[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
[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?