[SNY Knicks] Phil Jackson missed out on trading for Jae Crowder (Friday, August 26, 2016 11:15:24 AM) Jae Crowder is a glue guy who would have helped the Knicks. Would his presence have made them better? Hard to say. [NYTimes] Dodgers Land Ruiz in Catcher Swap With Phillies (Friday, August 26, 2016 6:48:27 AM) The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired Carlos Ruiz from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for A.J. Ellis, the teams announced on Thursday. [NYPost] Jackson: Knicks could’ve had this breakout star, but I blew it (Friday, August 26, 2016 7:33:39 AM) “I think the biggest mistake I …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Knicks hiring of Hornacek hasn’t gotten enough praise (Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:00:00 PM) One massive change for the Knicks that has been overshadowed quite a bit this summer is the hiring of Jeff Hornacek. [SNY Knicks] With Rose, the optics don’t match the analytics (Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:00:25 PM) The narrative surrounding Rose is that he’s not the player he was before injuries, unless you speak to his trainer Rob McClanaghan and Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook. [SNY Knicks] Sports Illustrated not impressed by Knicks’ offseason (Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:20:09 AM) The Knicks added …continue reading
[NYTimes] Olympics Done, WNBA Ready for Sprint to the Finish (Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:33:56 AM) With the Olympics in the rearview mirror, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a month-long break.
[ESPN] Boeheim says Melo 'unlikely to win an NBA title' (Tuesday, August 23, 2016 7:03:26 PM) Boeheim says Melo 'unlikely to win an NBA title' [ESPN] Tattoo artist inks USA's Anthony (Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:24:10 PM) Tattoo artist inks USA's Anthony [ESPN] Rose: No. 25 jersey is a 'new step' with Knicks (Tuesday, August 23, 2016 1:12:46 PM) Rose: No. 25 jersey is a 'new step' with Knicks [SNY Knicks] Jim Boeheim says Melo ‘wants to win in New York’ but is ‘unlikely to win a title’ (Tuesday, August 23, 2016 4:49:30 PM) Having just come off celebrating a …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Knicks, Melo can pause to appreciate Olympic accomplishment (Monday, August 22, 2016 8:27:47 AM) Over the course of his Knicks tenure, Carmelo Anthony has been under plenty of scrutiny as the subject of a variety of criticisms. As New York has continued to struggle over the years, of course, some of it has been justified. But alas, some of the more exaggerated criticism simply comes with the territory of playing in one of the biggest markets in the world. [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony’s calls for change lacked the power of a protest (Monday, August 22, 2016 10:34:17 PM) Carmelo …continue reading
[NYTimes] Basketball: U.S. Golden Run Set to Continue at Tokyo 2020 (Monday, August 22, 2016 2:30:30 AM) Geno Auriemma, coach of the U.S. women’s Olympic gold medal-winning basketball team, says he is constantly reminded that, “It’s not whether you win or lose — until you lose”. [NYTimes] Basketball: Coach K Gets Perfect Send-Off With Serbia Rout (Monday, August 22, 2016 12:24:29 AM) U.S. men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski ended his national team career on a high note as Team USA overpowered Serbia at the Rio Games for their third straight Olympic gold medal. [NYTimes] Basketball: U.S. Routs Serbia for Third …continue reading
[NYTimes] Basketball: Four Golds in Hand, American Trio May Say Farewell (Saturday, August 20, 2016 11:30:27 PM) Three American women made history on Saturday by tying the Olympic record for the most golds in basketball at four. Chances are they won’t be back for the record-breaking fifth. [NYTimes] Basketball-U.S. Rolls Past Spain to Win Sixth Straight Gold (Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:39:32 PM) The United States women’s basketball team thumped Spain 101-72 to claim a sixth straight gold medal on Saturday to rubber-stamp their credentials as one of the greatest Olympic sporting dynasties of all time. [NYTimes] Australian Athletes Released …continue reading