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Thursday, October 8, 2015


2016 Preseason Game: Knicks 100, Bauru 81

OK so I watched some of the first quarter before technical difficulties/family life occurred. So I’m going with my first quarter notes and then talk box score after. Notes: * Carmelo looks thin, no? Maybe he lent a few pounds to Porzingis who looks a little less stick-like. * For the first few minutes Sasha looks like a real NBA player. He’s not, but he actually looked like one. * Bauru took a lot of shots from the outside against Porzingis. Obviously they thought him to be a liability guarding smaller players on the perimeter. I’m curious if this trend …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.10.08)

[New York Post] Derek Fisher in damage-control mode after Matt Barnes attack (Thu, 08 Oct 2015 04:07:45 -0400) The ball had yet to be tipped off for the first preseason game Wednesday night when the Knicks again were starring in their annual circus of dysfunction. Coach Derek Fisher… [New York Post] Knicks’ Madison Garden sellout streak ends at 201 (Thu, 08 Oct 2015 02:23:18 -0400) The 201-game Garden sellout streak dating to 2010 is over. The club announced a crowd of 19,037 — below the sellout number of 19,812 — for Tuesday's preseason opener against… [New York Daily News] Derek …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.10.07)

[New York Times] Fuming Fever Ready to Crank It Back Up in Indy for Game 3 (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:39:43 GMT) Tamika Catchings was still shaking about 30 minutes after the Indiana Fever dropped a tense Game 2 of the WNBA Finals to the Minnesota Lynx. [New York Times] Burks Scores 6 of His 27 in OT to Lift Jazz Past Lakers (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:34:41 GMT) Alec Burks scored six of his 27 points in overtime to help the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 117-114 in a preseason game Tuesday night. [New York Times] Mudiay …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.10.06)

[New York Daily News] ‘Hell no!’ Carmelo Anthony not thinking of asking for trade (Tue, 06 Oct 2015 06:19:44 GMT) Carmelo Anthony holds a no-trade clause and the biggest contract on the Knicks. [New York Times] Kings Down Trail Blazers 109-105 in OT Preseason Opener (Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:15:43 GMT) Marco Belinelli had 32 points, including four 3-pointers, and the Sacramento Kings defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 109-105 in overtime Monday night, the preseason opener for both teams. [New York Times] Barboza, Thompson Lead Warriors Past Raptors 95-87 (Tue, 06 Oct 2015 05:03:44 GMT) Leandro Barbosa scored 15 points, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.10.05)

[New York Times] Bryant Returns as Jazz Beat Lakers 90-71 in Preseason (Mon, 05 Oct 2015 04:30:56 GMT) Kobe Bryant scored five points in his first action since undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 90-71 loss to the Utah Jazz on Sunday. [New York Times] Fever 75, Lynx 69: Fever Win in Opener, Handing the Lynx a Rare Home Loss (Mon, 05 Oct 2015 02:41:19 GMT) Briann January had 19 points and 6 assists, and the Fever stole home-court advantage in the W.N.B.A. finals with a 75-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.10.04)

[New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony: No doubt I can still play at high level (Sun, 04 Oct 2015 02:28:13 GMT) Carmelo Anthony didn’t hesitate when asked if he can still perform at a high level into his mid to late 30’s. [New York Times] Pelicans Beat Pacers 110-105 in Preseason Opener (Sun, 04 Oct 2015 02:09:55 GMT) Anthony Davis had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 110-105 victory over the Indiana Pacers in the preseason opener for both teams Saturday night. [New York Times] Hornets Kidd-Gilchrist Injured in 106-100 Win Over Magic …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.10.03)

[New York Times] Clippers Beat Nuggets 103-96 in Preseason Opener (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 05:15:38 GMT) DeAndre Jordan had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 103-96 on Friday night in the first game of the NBA preseason. [New York Daily News] Bondy: Lopez twins add twist to Knicks – Nets ‘rivalry’ (Sat, 03 Oct 2015 04:10:32 GMT) The “rivalry” is now about as lively as an upside down goldfish, featuring two teams that can’t even set a goal of making the playoffs.