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Friday, December 19, 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 (2014.12.02)

[New York Post] Anthony has ‘ordinary soreness’ in back following Knicks return (Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:02:01 -0500) Carmelo Anthony's bad back responded well the day after he made his return to the Knicks lineup. The Knicks star scored 31 points in 41 minutes in Sunday night's 86-79… [New York Daily News] As Knicks sink, minutes for Carmelo and Amar’e rise (Tue, 02 Dec 2014 05:36:07 GMT) How desperate were Derek Fisher and the Knicks to win Sunday night’s home game against the Heat, even though they fell short yet again? [New York Daily News] Bondy: Knicks and Nets rival …continue reading

Knicks Need More Jason Smith

[This was originally meant to be pitched to the New York Post, but I decided to run it here.] The Knicks have fared as well this November as the Democrats, with both suffering a significant number of losses. And while the Dems will need to wait until 2016 to make some progress, the Knicks could get some immediate gains. New York has an absolute gem on their bench in Jason Smith. And if they use him more, the team will surely turn things around before the season is up. New York picked Smith off the dump heap this summer with …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.12.01)

[New York Post] Do the Knicks even believe they’re any good? (Mon, 01 Dec 2014 01:07:36 -0500) Faith and shooting and can be so fleeting. Do the Knicks have faith in the new coach, Derek Fisher; faith in Phil Jackson's system; and most of all, faith in… [New York Times] Bryant Leads Lakers Over Toronto 129-122 in OT (Mon, 01 Dec 2014 05:43:07 GMT) Kobe Bryant had 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his 20th career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 129-122 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.11.30)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Toronto Raptors Lose DeMar DeRozan (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 05:53:02 GMT) DeRozan, a 25-year-old All-Star guard, is going to be out an indefinite period with a torn tendon in his left groin. [New York Times] Harden Scores 34 in Rockets 117-103 Win (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 04:49:02 GMT) James Harden had 19 of his game-high 34 points in the decisive third quarter and the Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 117-103 on Saturday night. [New York Times] Griffin, Paul Lead Clippers Over Jazz 112-96 (Sun, 30 Nov 2014 04:46:09 GMT) Blake Griffin …continue reading

Knicks 78, Thunder 105. Just End The Season.

After another loss, New York is in dire straits. Despite a change in the front office, there seems to be no change for this perennially losing franchise. During games, they are completely outclassed by their opponent. The flaws of their coach have remained the same since game 1, one of which is the inability to see his own flaws. New York plays so badly, it’s hard to see if the coaching staff has not prepared them for the other team or if the players have just tuned their leader out. But enough about the New York Jets. The Knicks lost …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.11.29)

[New York Post] Thunder’s Westbrook puts on a show in front of ‘mentor’ Fisher (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 05:16:59 -0500) OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook hugged Derek Fisher after the Thunder shredded the Knicks 105-78 Friday night. The hug was little solace for the Knicks coach, who played for the… [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony warms up, but still out for Knicks-Thunder (Sat, 29 Nov 2014 06:03:01 GMT) Carmelo Anthony was back on the court and firing up shots two hours before tipoff on Friday following a few days of back-spasm hell. [New York Daily News] Knicks trounced by …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.11.28)

[New York Post] ‘One point in time’ I picked the Bulls, Melo says in documentary (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:01:14 -0500) OKLAHOMA CITY — A new documentary detailing his two-week free-agent odyssey in July depicts how close Carmelo Anthony was to requesting a sign-and-trade to join Chicago, saying, "There was one… [New York Daily News] Knicks may have to face Westbrook, Durant without Melo (Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:50:12 GMT) The teams sport matching 4-12 records, but their star-quotient injury situations suddenly are headed in opposite directions. [New York Times] Huskies Beat Spartans 78-56 in Wooden Opener (Fri, 28 Nov …continue reading