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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

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.16)

[New York Times] Somehow, Heat Still Have a Shot at the East Playoffs (Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:56 GMT) Here are some key members of the current Miami Heat rotation: A center who resuscitated his career in Lebanon, a forward who was playing for a bad team in China a few weeks ago, and a couple of graduates of the NBA Development League. [New York Times] Suns 102, Knicks 89: Knicks Fall to Phoenix Suns, and to 4-31 on Road (Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:47:08 GMT) Andrea Bargnani and Alexey Shved each scored 18 points for the Knicks, who led …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.15)

[New York Post] Knicks pounded by Warriors — and Fisher says Calderon’s season may be over (Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:24:26 -0400) OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Fisher allowed for the possibility that Jose Calderon won't make it back this season despite the point guard's ardent wishes to return. Calderon has a tricky… [New York Times] Warriors 125, Knicks 94: Stephen Curry Helps Warriors Crush Knicks (Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:59:39 GMT) Curry, playing on his 27th birthday, had 25 points and 11 assists for Golden State, which blew open the game with a 47-point second quarter. [New York Times] Curry …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.14)

[New York Post] After disaster, Phil Jackson backtracks on Melo expectations (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:26:24 -0400) SAN FRANCISCO — Phil Jackson has written off this season for Carmelo Anthony as impossible to judge because of Anthony's season-long knee injury, saying the Knicks star played his 40… [New York Times] Blazers Hand Pistons Their 9th Straight Loss With 118-99 Win (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:31:02 GMT) The Trail Blazers didn’t have to scramble to finish against the Detroit Pistons, and that was a good thing with a looming five-game road trip. [New York Times] Late Barrage of 3s Lifts Atlanta …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.13)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Phil looks for healthy Melo next season (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 01:05:26 EDT) The New York Knicks are hopeful that Carmelo Anthony will be healthy for the start of the 2015-16 season. Team president Phil Jackson told reporters in Los Angeles that Anthony is at the practice facility getting treatment on his surgically-repaired knee and is feeling “positive” about the surgery. Jackson expects Anthony to begin workouts in June. Anthony underwent season-ending surgery to repair a tendon issue — and possibly other knee damage — shortly after the All-Star game. [New York Daily News] Phil …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.12)

[New York Post] For Knicks’ Fisher, it’s a long way from his Lakers glory days (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:42:14 -0400) LOS ANGELES — Knicks rookie coach Derek Fisher may get a standing ovation Thursday night, but not for anything he has done lately on the sidelines. It's all about the… [New York Times] On College Basketball: Richmond Player Has Basketball, and Perseverance, in His Blood (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:02:11 GMT) T.J. Cline, a redshirt sophomore for the Spiders, is the son of Nancy Lieberman, a women’s basketball superstar born a generation too soon. [New York Times] Trail Blazers …continue reading