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Thursday, September 18, 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 (2014.09.02)

[New York Times] Tony Parker’s Respite Recasts the Basketball World Cup (Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:25:51 GMT) The decision by Tony Parker, France’s most famous basketball player, to skip the World Cup altered the country’s expectations but provided a reminder of an approaching eventuality.

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.01)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: U.S. Rallies Over Turkey in World Cup Rematch (Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:04:08 GMT) Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis added all of his 19 in the second half, and the United States rebounded from an uncharacteristic halftime deficit to beat Turkey, 98-77.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.31)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: U.S. Routs Finland (Sun, 31 Aug 2014 04:26:46 GMT) The United States held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening its defense of its World Cup title with a 114-55 romp in Bilbao, Spain. [New York Times] Mo’Ne Davis Heads to WNBA Conference Finals (Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:34:05 GMT) Little League World Series sensation Mo’Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.30)

[New York Times] Jack Kraft, Villanova Basketball Coach, Dies at 93 (Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:17:03 GMT) Kraft, who spent 12 seasons as the Wildcats’ head coach, took them to the N.C.A.A. tournament six times.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.29)

[New York Times] Familiar Names in the FIBA Basketball World Cup (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:55:03 GMT) Kevin Durant stands front and center in a billboard that hangs high above the outside of the arena where the U.S. will play its first-round games at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro basketball: Ogwumike Is Rookie of Year (Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:05:53 GMT) Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun won the W.N.B.A. rookie of the year award. [New York Times] On Basketball: Derrick Rose Plays for Team U.S.A. Despite His Injury History (Fri, 29 Aug …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.28)

[New York Times] What to Watch in Basketball World Cup Group Stage (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:55:07 GMT) The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games — the Americans winning both — and fans would love to see them meet again in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Extension for Clippers’ Rivers (Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:28:53 GMT) Coach Doc Rivers signed a contract extension with the Los Angeles Clippers through the 2018-19 season.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.25)

[New York Times] Bavetta Looks Back on a Lifetime in Basketball (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:35:52 GMT) Dick Bavetta never missed a game. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Dream Defeat Sky to Tie W.N.B.A. Series (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 04:39:12 GMT) Angel McCoughtry scored a career-high 39 points, and the visiting Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky, 92-83, to even their W.N.B.A. playoff series at one game apiece. [New York Times] LeBron James’s Representative Completes His Own Journey (Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:34:42 GMT) At the heart of LeBron James’s homecoming is a promise made 12 years …continue reading