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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.30)

[New York Times] Sports of The Times: Once Disgraced, Mike Rice Finds Redemption in Youth Basketball (Mon, 30 May 2016 01:01:17 GMT) The former Rutgers coach, who was fired for abusive college practices, is now teaching athletes with dreams of playing at higher levels. [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: With Survival Kit of 3-Pointers, and Team Trust, the Warriors Live On (Mon, 30 May 2016 00:47:50 GMT) Golden State’s Klay Thompson fed off his teammates in helping to forge a Game 7 against the Thunder.

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.29)

[New York Times] Warriors 108, Thunder 101 | Series tied, 3-3: Klay Thompson Takes Control, and Warriors Force Game 7 With Thunder (Sun, 29 May 2016 04:14:30 GMT) Golden State, facing elimination for a second straight game, trailed for most of the game but preserved its chances of repeating as champion with a late run. [New York Times] Curry Keen to Avoid Another Game Seven Letdown (Sun, 29 May 2016 06:45:27 GMT) Stephen Curry will get the chance to make up for one of the few disappointments of his career on Monday when the Golden State Warriors take on Oklahoma …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.28)

[New York Times] LeBron James Makes Sixth Straight N.B.A. Finals With Cavaliers’ Rout (Sat, 28 May 2016 03:53:44 GMT) James scores 33 points as Cleveland eliminates Toronto with ease in Game 6. [New York Times] After Two Decades, W.N.B.A. Still Struggling for Relevance (Sat, 28 May 2016 06:30:03 GMT) Even with a tether to the rich and powerful N.B.A., attendance and television viewership have lagged for the W.N.B.A. [New York Times] James Scores 33, Cavaliers Reach Second Straight NBA Finals (Sat, 28 May 2016 05:18:34 GMT) For LeBron James, it’s six straight trips to the NBA Finals. [New York Times] …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.27)

[New York Times] Warriors 120, Thunder 111 | Oklahoma City leads series, 3-2: Warriors Slip Past Thunder to Stave Off Elimination (Fri, 27 May 2016 03:48:37 GMT) Golden State, which set an N.B.A. record for regular-season wins, still faces ouster from the playoffs in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City on Saturday. [New York Times] Defending Champion Warriors Stave Off Elimination, Beat OKC (Fri, 27 May 2016 04:18:44 GMT) “We ain’t going home! We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs. [New York Times] Bogut Wins Antipodean Battle as Warriors Beat …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.26)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Thursday's Knicks Links: Grant, Wroten may benefit with Hornacek as the new coach (Thu, 26 May 2016 05:15:02 EST) Thursday's Knicks Links: Grant, Wroten may benefit with Hornacek as the new coach [New York Times] Cavaliers 116, Raptors 78 | Cleveland leads series, 3-2: Cavaliers Beat Raptors by 38 Points to Take Lead in East Finals (Thu, 26 May 2016 03:53:27 GMT) Kevin Love scored 25 points in three quarters of play, and LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each had 23, as Cleveland moved a win away from its second straight N.B.A. Finals. [New York …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.25)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Wednesday's Knicks Links: Hornacek didn't have a chance with Suns (Wed, 25 May 2016 05:22:44 EST) Wednesday's Knicks Links: Hornacek didn't have a chance with Suns [New York Times] Thunder 118, Warriors 94 | Oklahoma City leads series, 3-1: Thunder, in Rout, Push Warriors to Brink (Wed, 25 May 2016 05:10:18 GMT) Oklahoma City, led by Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant, grabbed a commanding lead in the Western Conference finals. [New York Times] Raptors’ Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan Earn Place Among N.B.A.’s Top Tandems (Wed, 25 May 2016 00:27:03 GMT) Lowry and DeRozan, who …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.05.24)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Tuesday's Knicks Links: Did Vogel take a dig at Jackson? (Tue, 24 May 2016 05:27:36 EST) Tuesday's Knicks Links: Did Vogel take a dig at Jackson? [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Draymond Green Won’t Miss Game 4 After Kicking Steven Adams (Tue, 24 May 2016 00:57:26 GMT) The N.B.A. fined Green and upgraded the call against him to a flagrant-2 foul but did not suspend him, a potentially critical decision in the Western Conference finals. [New York Times] Raptors 105, Cavaliers 99: Raptors Tie Series and Make Cavaliers Look Mortal Again (Tue, 24 May …continue reading