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Saturday, March 7, 2015

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 (2015.02.09)

[New York Times] Expanded All-Star Break Presents New Challenges This Season (Mon, 09 Feb 2015 09:07:16 GMT) The All-Star break is almost here. [New York Times] Cousins’ Jumper at Buzzer Falls as Kings Beat Suns 85-83 (Mon, 09 Feb 2015 06:04:20 GMT) DeMarcus Cousins made a jumper as time expired and finished with 28 points and 12 rebounds, giving the Sacramento Kings an 85-83 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. [New York Times] Cousins’ Jumper at Buzzer Falls as Kings Beat Suns 85-83 (Mon, 09 Feb 2015 06:01:33 GMT) DeMarcus Cousins made a jumper as time expired and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.08)

[New York Post] Amar’e plays possible last Garden game as Knick as Melo sits (Sun, 08 Feb 2015 01:03:13 -0500) Both Carmelo Anthony (37 minutes) and Amar'e Stoudemire (18 minutes) played Friday for the Knicks in their loss to the Nets at Barclays Center. So when the Knicks faced the… [New York Post] Stephen Curry gets hot to save Warriors from ‘horrible’ game (Sun, 08 Feb 2015 01:01:14 -0500) The Warriors were up 26 on the Knicks. Yawn. That's to be expected. But then here came the Knicks, and with 4:20 left in Saturday's game, they pulled within five…. [New …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.07)

[New York Daily News] Jarrett Jack hits clutch 3 as Nets hold off Knicks, 92-88 (Sat, 07 Feb 2015 06:14:23 GMT) Jarrett Jack hits a dagger 3-pointer with 13.8 seconds left to propel Brooklyn to a 92-88 win over the Knicks. [New York Daily News] For Carmelo Anthony, it’s another long night in Brick-lyn (Sat, 07 Feb 2015 06:09:13 GMT) The Knicks managed to battle back from a 17-point deficit and had every chance to defeat the Nets at Barclays Center Friday night. [New York Times] Davis Has 41, Hits 3 at Buzzer to Lift Pelicans Over Thunder (Sat, 07 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.06)

[New York Post] Stoudemire changes his tune, may consider buyout after break (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 06:15:50 -0500) Oh yeah, Amar’e Stoudemire is a conflicted man right now. One day after saying at practice he was content to ride out the season with the Knicks, he said in… [New York Post] Why the Knicks-Nets rivalry will ‘be huge’ someday (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:17:53 -0500) With Brooklyn playing host to the Knicks on Friday at Barclays Center, the Nets admitted the rivalry had lost all of its juice because both teams have struggled so badly,… [New York Times] Aldridge Leads …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.05)

[New York Post] Melo: Jackson gave me things to chew on during London dinner (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 03:32:37 -0500) Phil Jackson's quest to turn Carmelo Anthony into the consummate superstar continued in London. Jackson took Melo out dinner, feeding him his Zen Master wisdom, hoping it will rub off… [New York Daily News] Isola: Jackson needs to fix Knicks, not worry about legacy (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 06:40:09 GMT) There must be days when James Dolan, the billionaire blues singer, wants to smash his guitar into pieces when he reads the newspaper. [New York Times] Curry Scores 51, Warriors …continue reading

Roundtable: The Mid-Season Tankies

With the mid-year just passing, we decided to have a little round table on the most relevant topic to New York City basketball: tanking. Which player is most valuable to his team’s tanking chances? Kurylo: Josh Smith. Wait what??? His teams were trying to win??? Oh, then this has to be a tie between Nerlens Noel and Michael Carter-Williams. The pair have combined for 2700 minutes and neither has a TS% above 46%. It’s hard to pick between the two since they hurt (help?) their team in different ways. If you want to get killed under the boards and with …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.02.04)

[New York Daily News] Bondy: Phil Jackson is Zen Master of disaster (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:20:15 GMT) If you scripted the worst season possible for an NBA team, it would resemble the Knicks’ campaign of 2014-15. [New York Daily News] Knicks ‘experiment’ has ‘fallen flat on its face': Jackson (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:00:42 GMT) Phil Jackson willingly shouldered the blame for this Knicks season admitting his “experiment” so far “has fallen flat on its face.” [New York Times] Taurasi to Skip WNBA Season; Russian Team Offers $ to Rest (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:57:59 GMT) Diana Taurasi is …continue reading