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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of KnickerBlogger.net. His book on the 2012 Knicks, "We’ll Always Have Linsanity," is on sale now. Follow him on twitter (@KnickerBlogger).

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Knicks Morning News (2016.02.11)

[New York Post] Is Phil Jackson’s focus on the Knicks or a future with Lakers? (Thu, 11 Feb 2016 02:11:12 -0500) Phil Jackson is contractually obligated to conduct the Knicks' coaching search this summer, and any scenario he can bolt for the Lakers after the season was branded as ridiculous by a person close to the Zen Master. There has been speculation since last June Jackson's opt-out is this summer. But the Knicks team president has… [New York Post] Knicks face these challenges if they want to hire Luke Walton (Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:16:30 -0500) Warriors assistant coach Luke …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.10)

[New York Times] Curry Leads Warriors Past Rockets for 42nd Straight Home Win (Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:30:34 GMT) Stephen Curry and the Golden State starters got a big boost from their bench. [New York Times] Warriors Down Rockets for 42nd Straight Home Win (Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:21:30 GMT) Forward Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 19 points during a 17-5 run to open the fourth quarter as the Golden State Warriors exploded from a tie after three periods into a 123-110 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. [New York Times] Hayward Lifts Jazz Over Mavs 121-119 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.09)

[New York Daily News] Derek Fisher fired as Knicks coach, Kurt Rambis takes over (Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:27:37 GMT) Derek Fisher’s reign of error ended with the second-worst winning percentage in Knicks history. [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Melo and Porzingis staying put, says Phil (Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:49:58 GMT) Phil Jackson will be looking to improve the Knicks before the trade deadline, but he says his two star players aren’t going anywhere. [New York Daily News] Kurt Rambis focused on getting Knicks into playoffs (Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:41:14 GMT) Kurt Rambis’ stint as head coach …continue reading

Knicks Fire Derek Fisher

Multiple news sources, including on social media, have reported that the New York Knicks have fired Derek Fisher. What the exact cause of the firing is unknown at this time, however the timing comes after New York has dropped 5 straight games and 9 of their last 10. From my perspective, it’s less about the wins & losses as this year is more about developing the youngsters, especially Porzingis. Nonetheless it seems that in many of the games the team, or at least some of the players, weren’t “there” mentally. And that behavior usually indicates the loss of respect for …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.08)

[New York Daily News] Knicks let another one slip away, lose to lowly Nuggets (Mon, 08 Feb 2016 05:18:23 GMT) The reeling Knicks lost for the ninth time in their last 10 games on Sunday, flopping at home against the lottery-bound Nuggets, 101-96. [New York Daily News] Derek Fisher trashes Rajon Rondo over triangle talk (Mon, 08 Feb 2016 05:11:54 GMT) If there’s one trigger point for the Phil Jackson regime, it’s any commentary against the triangle. [New York Daily News] Isola: Fisher feeling heat as not-so-young Knicks flounder (Mon, 08 Feb 2016 05:07:09 GMT) Carmelo Anthony clearly isn’t himself …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.07)

[New York Times] Warriors Hold Off Charge to Beat Thunder (Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:00:30 GMT) The Golden State Warriors showed why they are considered the best team in the NBA. Then it all fell apart and it nearly cost them a monster home winning streak. [New York Times] Spurs Hold Off Bryant and Lakers to Continue Home Run (Sun, 07 Feb 2016 06:12:27 GMT) Retiring Los Angeles guard and future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant may have won the battle on Saturday in his final trip to San Antonio, but it was the Spurs who won the war, thanks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.02.06)

[New York Post] Will Carmelo ignore escalating knee issue for All-Star Game again? (Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:51:32 -0500) Now it's really starting to feel like last season. Carmelo Anthony missed his unlucky seventh game Friday against Memphis with left knee soreness that became alarming enough he chose to take an MRI exam. Knicks coach Derek Fisher said the exam showed no structural damage and the injury still is considered soreness. But Anthony elected… [New York Times] Spurs Embarrass Mavericks in Dallas (Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:18:27 GMT) The San Antonio Spurs handed the Dallas Mavericks one of their more …continue reading