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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of 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 (2014.10.17)

[New York Newsday] Iman Shumpert insists on tuning out distractions, staying positive (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:45:00 EDT) Iman Shumpert no longer cares what anyone says about him, good or bad. He's not listening to trade rumors anymore, and when talk of his future comes up, he shrugs it off. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Kevin Durant Has Surgery (Fri, 17 Oct 2014 04:48:28 GMT) The Oklahoma City Thunder said the star forward Kevin Durant had successful surgery to address a bone fracture in his right foot and would be out at least six weeks. [New York …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.10.16)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Nets Outlast Kings in Beijing (Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:35:48 GMT) Mirza Teletovic scored 22 points to lead the Nets to a 129-117 overtime victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday in an exhibition game in Beijing. [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Reminder of Knicks’ Dysfunction Is Again Hoping to Solve It (Thu, 16 Oct 2014 03:46:24 GMT) Jim Cleamons, a current assistant and former Knicks player, has ties to Phil Jackson, the team president, and an awkward history with Walt Frazier, the TV analyst. [New York Times] Williams Lifts Raptors …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.10.15)

[ - New York Knicks] Carmelo Anthony says he'll take Phil Jackson's words and work to improve (Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:20:13 EDT) SYRACUSE — The other day, Phil Jackson said he thought Carmelo Anthony has “just touched the surface of his greatness.”It was a bold statement, one that Jackson backed up by signing the 30-year-old Anthony to a five-year, $124 million contract over the summer. It was also a fancy way for the Knicks president to say he thinks Anthony can improve in certain areas. But Jackson didn’t really get into specifics when he made the comment on Sunday …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.10.14)

[New York Times] Gobert’s Double-Double Lifts Jazz Over Clippers (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:41:52 GMT) Trey Burke scored 16 points and had eight assists while Rudy Gobert chipped in 11 points and 20 rebounds to lift the Utah Jazz to a 102-89 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. [New York Times] Butler Leads Bulls to 110-90 Win Over Nuggets (Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:51:00 GMT) Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookie Doug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game on Monday night. [New …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.10.13)

[New York Newsday] Phil Jackson: We haven't seen Carmelo Anthony's best yet (Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:38:49 EDT) Knicks president Phil Jackson believes the best is yet to come for Carmelo Anthony. [New York Daily News] Tim Hardaway making impact for Knicks off the bench (Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:04:13 GMT) J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert each have started one of the Knicks’ first two games at shooting guard, but Tim Hardaway Jr. continues to emerge as a scoring option off the bench for first-year coach Derek Fisher. [New York Daily News] Phil Jackson defends James Dolan’s ownership of Knicks: …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.10.12)

[New York Daily News] Jose Calderon pointing way for Knicks (Sun, 12 Oct 2014 05:43:01 GMT) Jose Calderon inherited one of the easiest jobs in the New York (erasing the memory of Raymond Felton) as well as one of the toughest (resurrecting the career of Andrea Bargnani). [New York Times] Gasol, Butler Lead Bulls Over Bucks, 91-85 (Sun, 12 Oct 2014 03:33:12 GMT) Pau Gasol scored 20 points, Jimmy Butler added 18 and the Chicago Bulls picked up their first win in three preseason games, beating the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 91-85 on Saturday night. [New York Times] Conley’s 23 Points …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.10.11)

[New York Times] Suns Beat Nuggets; Gallinari Has 17 in Return (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:51:09 GMT) Goran Dragic and Markieff Morris each scored 12 points to lead the Phoenix Suns past the Denver Nuggets, 97-89 in preseason action Friday night. [New York Times] Thunder Beat Mavericks 118-109 in Exhibition (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 03:33:12 GMT) Anthony Morrow scored 21 points, Steven Adams and Jeremy Lamb added 19 apiece, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 118-109 on Friday night. [New York Times] Mo Williams Shines as Wolves Beat Sixers, 116-110 (Sat, 11 Oct 2014 02:24:21 GMT) Mo …continue reading