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Friday, April 29, 2016

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

Porzingods and Men

By now, perhaps you’ve seen the short film “Porzingod,” which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival recently. It’s a 3+ minute prayer to the gods of the New York Knickerbockers, conducted by John Leguizamo and Adam Mucci. The film was written and directed by Conor Byrne, and produced by Tyler Byrne for Brudder Films. You’ve been there. I’ve been there. It’s part of who we are. Enjoy and give praise to the most high….Kristaps Porzingod.

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.26)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Tuesday's Knicks Links: Lakers' next head coach could impact Phil Jackson, Knicks (Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:05:31 EST) Tuesday's Knicks Links: Lakers' next head coach could impact Phil Jackson, Knicks [New York Times] Sports of The Times: N.B.A. Should Cut to the Chase With a Best-of-3 First Round (Tue, 26 Apr 2016 01:56:20 GMT) In late April, the N.B.A. playoff season has an event horizon out there at the edge of Alpha Centauri, with long series and long games. [New York Times] Roundup: Thunder Finish Off Mavericks and Will Next Face the Spurs (Tue, 26 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.25)

[New York Times] Warriors 124, Rockets 94 | Warriors lead series, 3-1: Warriors Defeat the Rockets, but Lose Stephen Curry, Again (Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:11:22 GMT) Curry returned for Game 4 of the playoff series after missing the last two games with a right ankle sprain, but he injured his knee on the final play of the first half and sat out the second half. [New York Times] Roundup: Spurs and Cavaliers Sweep Their Way Into Second Round (Mon, 25 Apr 2016 03:53:15 GMT) The San Antonio Spurs swept their way into the Western Conference semifinals over the Memphis …continue reading