[New York Times] Former NBA Star Kirilenko Hopes to Rescue Russian Basketball (Sun, 23 Aug 2015 09:40:33 GMT) After spending more than a decade in the NBA, former All-Star Andrei Kirilenko is taking on what may be his biggest challenge yet — rescuing basketball in his native Russia.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Second-Half Run Lifts Liberty (Sat, 22 Aug 2015 04:11:22 GMT) Tina Charles had 25 points and 7 rebounds as the Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream, 78-67, at Madison Square Garden for their sixth win in seven games.
[New York Times] Raptors Extend Center’s Contract (Fri, 21 Aug 2015 03:51:06 GMT) The Toronto Raptors and center Jonas Valanciunas announced that his contract had been extended for four years. [New York Times] AP Source: J.R. Smith Agrees to New Contract With Cavs (Fri, 21 Aug 2015 02:16:41 GMT) J.R. Smith looked around and realized there was no place like Cleveland.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Tina Charles Paces Liberty (Thu, 20 Aug 2015 04:30:00 GMT) Charles had 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists to help the Liberty beat San Antonio, 73-45, for their first road victory over the Stars since 2011.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Joel Embiid Has Second Foot Operation (Wed, 19 Aug 2015 03:56:56 GMT) The Philadelphia 76ers center had a bone graft, and screws were replaced. [New York Daily News] Knicks interested in acquiring Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (Wed, 19 Aug 2015 05:49:44 GMT) The Knicks have expressed interest in acquiring Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, according to a source.
The New York Knicks have released their schedule for the 2016 season. Using our crystal ball, slide ruler, and a children’s joke book, we’ve predicted a few future events. We’re pretty confident all of these will occur. 10/27: Porzingis shows up early, as Derek Fisher tells the rookie he’ll be starting on opening day. Porzingis spends hours pre-game working on various aspects of his game. He receives a call from his coach at 7:45pm, telling him that he’s been duped and opening day is really tomorrow. Fisher also tells him to show up in a tuxedo with a bag of …continue reading