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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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.

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.26)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.25)

[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