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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of KnickerBlogger.net. 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 (2015.03.22)

[New York Times] Curry Bounces Back to Lead Warriors Past Jazz 106-91 (Sun, 22 Mar 2015 05:13:49 GMT) Stephen Curry bounced back from his worst shooting performance of the season to score 24 points, Leandro Barbosa added a season-high 19 off the bench and the Golden State Warriors pulled away late to beat the Utah Jazz 106-91 on Saturday night. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Steve Nash Ends 19-Year Career (Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:05:49 GMT) Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash announced his retirement Saturday, ending his 19-year N.B.A. career. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.21)

[New York Daily News] Knicks can’t even beat Philadelphia 76ers, fall 97-81 (Sat, 21 Mar 2015 05:28:48 GMT) The indignities and losses keep piling up for the Knicks, but at least they’ve solidified their draft-lottery position over past two nights. [New York Times] Barnes Offsets Curry’s Off Night, Warriors Top Pelicans (Sat, 21 Mar 2015 06:04:49 GMT) Harrison Barnes sure is making it easy for Golden State to deal with Klay Thompson’s injured right ankle. [New York Times] Clippers Close Strong in 113-99 Win Over Wizards (Sat, 21 Mar 2015 05:19:42 GMT) Chris Paul had 30 points and 15 assists, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.20)

[New York Times] Hayward Scores 22, Jazz Hand Lakers Their 50th Loss, 80-73 (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:32:05 GMT) The Utah Jazz overcame plenty of adversity to beat the Los Angeles Lakers, whose injury-placed season reached historic proportions. [New York Times] Suns Survive for Ugly 74-72 Win Over Davis-Less New Orleans (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:04:44 GMT) Brandan Wright scored 16 points and matched his career high with seven blocked shots, helping the Phoenix Suns to a sluggish, cold-shooting 74-72 victory over a New Orleans Pelicans team playing without star Anthony Davis on Thursday night. [New York Times] Sports Briefing …continue reading

This Is Why The Knicks Have No Hope

As I said previously, I have little faith that this Knicks team will be good in the future. You might come to this conclusion from a number of indicators. You could look at their 14-53 record this season, tied for worst in the league. You could look at Phil Jackson’s tenure and there’s plenty of red flags there. The botching of the Steve Kerr hiring. The questionable hiring of Derek Fisher. The weird statements/tweets. The paltry returns on traded players. You could look at their eschewing of advanced statistics, as ESPN rated them 121 out of 122 professional franchises in …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.19)

[New York Post] Fisher: It would be easier to inspire Knicks if I still played (Thu, 19 Mar 2015 04:50:44 -0400) So maybe it wasn't Hampton beating Manhattan, but the Knicks upending the world champion Spurs was a shocker. It left coach Derek Fisher feeling positive about his woebegone Knicks, knowing,… [New York Times] Warriors Cruise Past Hawks 114-95 for Best Record in NBA (Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:26:10 GMT) The Golden State Warriors whipped perfect passes through the lane that led to pretty shots and plenty of high-flying dunks. [New York Times] Wizards Push Win Streak to 5 With …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.18)

[New York Daily News] Knicks rally to top Spurs in overtime, 104-100 (Wed, 18 Mar 2015 05:01:03 GMT) This is the month for upsets and we now have our first improbable victory of March. [New York Daily News] Knicks could bring enigmatic Andrea Bargnani back (Wed, 18 Mar 2015 04:40:22 GMT) Andrea Bargnani didn’t just become an enigmatic, aloof 7-footer when he arrived in New York last year. [New York Times] Becky Hammon Returns to Garden as Spurs Assistant Coach (Wed, 18 Mar 2015 07:43:48 GMT) Becky Hammon kept her eye on the stats, looked for player tendencies and gave …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.17)

[New York Daily News] Isola: Jackson should model Knicks on Popovich’s Spurs (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:01:53 GMT) Phil Jackson couldn’t resist taking a subtle dig at the San Antonio Spurs last June. [New York Post] The backstory of Knicks’ ‘athletic,’ under-the-radar French pick (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:19:32 -0400) Knicks owner James Dolan never spent $1.5 million so quietly. It was past midnight, after Phil Jackson had made his first two draft picks as team president last June 26,… [New York Times] Diana Taurasi Focusing on Playing in Russia, Where the Money Is (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:00:05 GMT) …continue reading