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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.02)

[New York Times] Back to the Drawing Board for Thunder Against Spurs (Mon, 02 May 2016 06:18:32 GMT) There was a possession where LaMarcus Aldridge grabbed a defensive rebound, outlet-passed to Manu Ginobili, who then turned and fired a 70-foot strike to Kawhi Leonard for a dunk. [New York Times] Heat Off to the Second Round, and Deng a Big Reason Why (Mon, 02 May 2016 06:12:31 GMT) Luol Deng’s role with the Miami Heat changed out of necessity in February, when the team lost Chris Bosh for the second consecutive season to a blood clot at the All-Star break. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.01)

[New York Times] Spurs 124, Thunder 92: Sublime Start Propels Spurs Past Thunder (Sun, 01 May 2016 04:35:15 GMT) LaMarcus Aldridge had 38 points, and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder, 124-92, on Saturday night, never trailing in Game 1 of the second-round series. [New York Times] Aldridge Has 38 Points, Spurs Rout Thunder 124-92 in Game 1 (Sun, 01 May 2016 04:51:31 GMT) The San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder — in a hurry.

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.30)

[New York Post] LeBron, Chris Paul may dissuade Carmelo from Olympic history (Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:22:56 -0400) Carmelo Anthony now is waffling on Rio. All across the season, Anthony put himself down as a definite for the 2016 Olympic Games, saying his left-knee condition would not be a factor in going for history. Anthony is vying to become the first U.S. men's Olympic basketball player to win three gold medals. But during… [New York Times] Trail Blazers 106, Clippers 103 | Portland wins series, 4-2: Trail Blazers Eliminate the Gritty but Undermanned Clippers (Sat, 30 Apr 2016 05:49:37 GMT) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.29)

[New York Times] Roundup: Hawks Oust the Celtics to Reach the 2nd Round (Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:29:55 GMT) Paul Millsap had 17 points and 8 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Boston Celtics, 104-92, on Thursday night to advance to the second round of the N.B.A. playoffs. [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Jason Terry’s Last Lesson in Chemistry for Distracted Rockets (Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:10:04 GMT) With the Rockets’ dysfunctional season teetering on a cliff, Terry rallied the Rockets to prolong their series against the Warriors, if only a couple of days. [New York Times] Blazers, …continue reading

An Open Letter to James Dolan

One of our longtime posters, Frank, asked if I could share this open letter he wrote to James Dolan. So here ya go! – BC Dear Mr. Dolan, I have been a Knicks fan for as long as I can remember. I remember scanning the box scores in the paper as a kid, looking for Bill Cartwright’s and Bernard King’s line after every game. I lived and died with the Knicks of the 90s, cheering their lunchbox mentality and how much they seemed to embody the grittiness and toughness of New York City. I was even a season ticket holder …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.28)

[New York Times] Warriors 114, Rockets 81 | Golden State Wins Series, 4-1: No Curry? No Problem, as Warriors Eliminate Rockets (Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:30:45 GMT) Golden State routed Houston as it showed it was more than just one man. [New York Times] Trail Blazers 108, Clippers 98 | Portland Leads Series, 3-2: Trail Blazers Rally Late to Push Depleted Clippers to the Edge (Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:11:30 GMT) Portland heads home with a three-games-to-two lead in the series. [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: David Blatt Is Said to Have Discussed Knicks Job With Phil Jackson (Thu, 28 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.27)

[New York Post] Phil Jackson’s agents meeting points to inside job with Rambis (Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:39:54 -0400) Knicks president Phil Jackson met with Kurt Rambis' Chicago-based agents Tuesday night in New York. That may well be a sign things are progressing toward Rambis being announced soon as the Knicks head coach. However, Rambis' agents are also Jackson's representatives. The agents are also close, longtime friends with Jackson. The meeting could have been… [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Wednesday's Knicks Links: Jackson meets with Rambis' agents (Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:52:35 EST) Wednesday's Knicks Links: Jackson meets with Rambis' …continue reading