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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.01)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Delle Donne Lifts Sky in Return (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:53:10 GMT) Elena Delle Donne, who had been dealing with a recurrence of Lyme disease, played for the first time since June 25 and scored 10 points to help the host Chicago Sky beat the Liberty, 87-74. [New York Times] Moore, Lynx End Mercury’s 16-Game Win Streak (Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:39:12 GMT) With the WNBA playoffs about three weeks away, the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury gave a peek at what the postseason could bring. [New York Times] Donald Sterling Loses Bid …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.31)

[New York Post] Hardaway Jr. explains how US Select Team’s helping his game (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:22:05 -0400) Knicks shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr., coming off his First-Team All-Rookie season, is writing a periodic diary from Las Vegas this week as a member of the U.S. Select Team,… [New York Times] Sports of The Times: Stixx Williams, a Summer League Basketball Star, Is Mourned (Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:45:18 GMT) Stixx Williams, who died last week while playing in a summer league basketball game at Baruch College, was known as a friend to both professional players and troubled teenagers …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.30)

[New York Times] In Search of the Next Andrew Wiggins (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:00:03 GMT) Nike’s youth basketball league is the largest incubator of teenage talent. For one coach in the Bronx, it might be too much to take. [New York Times] Pulling From Their Past, Lakers Turn to Scott to Rekindle Success (Wed, 30 Jul 2014 03:54:27 GMT) After a run of unsuccessful coaching hires not named Phil Jackson, the Lakers turned to someone familiar — not just with their tradition, but with their inner workings — in Byron Scott to try to turn things around. [New York …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.29)

[New York Times] Lakers Finally Confirm Byron Scott Is New Coach (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:27:57 GMT) The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night. [New York Times] Lakers Appoint Scott as Head Coach (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:33:52 GMT) The Los Angeles Lakers appointed former player Byron Scott as their new head coach on Monday, bringing an end to their “extensive and thorough” search for Mike D’Antoni’s replacement. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Minnesota Signs Williams (Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:40:31 GMT) The Minnesota Timberwolves and the free-agent guard Mo Williams …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.28)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.28)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.27)

[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.