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Monday, April 27, 2015

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Knicks Morning News (2015.04.14)

[New York Post] This impending free agent would love to be a Knick next year (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 00:22:53 -0400) ATLANTA — Hawks swingman DeMarre Carroll, one of the unsung free agents on an unsung team, is not afraid of the big stage and revealed the Knicks will be a… [New York Daily News] Knicks stun East’s best team, beat Hawks 112-108 (Tue, 14 Apr 2015 05:14:30 GMT) Derek Fisher already has stated that the Knicks are aiming high and shooting for a significant improvement for next season. [New York Times] Clippers Eke Out 6th Straight Win, 110-103 Over …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.13)

[New York Daily News] Knicks, Hawks going in opposite directions (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 02:34:18 GMT) The Knicks finished a single game behind the Hawks for the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference last season. [New York Times] Rockets’ James Harden Bolsters Scoring With Foul Shots (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:00:20 GMT) On his way to what could be an N.B.A. scoring title, Harden has been drawing fouls and sinking free throws at an impressive rate. [New York Times] Around the NBA: Picks for NBA Awards _ and League Champion (Mon, 13 Apr 2015 05:31:58 GMT) The final days …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.12)

[New York Daily News] Knicks grab 16th win in ugly game vs. Magic (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 01:46:51 GMT) Saturday’s 80-79 win over the Orlando Magic gave Phil Jackson’s team 16 wins for the season. [New York Times] Redick and Griffin Lead Clippers Past Grizzlies 94-86 (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 06:07:59 GMT) Don’t ask the Los Angeles Clippers about their playoff seeding or first-round opponent. [New York Times] Curry, Warriors Too Much for Timberwolves (Sun, 12 Apr 2015 05:05:01 GMT) Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 34 points in the first half, Klay Thompson made three 3-pointers in the final …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.11)

[New York Times] Kelly Leads Lakers Past Timberwolves 106-98 (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 06:08:19 GMT) While other NBA teams are getting ready to play for all the marbles, fans of the lottery-bound Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves have their minds on ping pong balls and the draft lottery on May 19. [New York Times] Felton Lifts Mavs to 144-143 Win Over Nuggets in 2 OTs (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 05:41:33 GMT) Raymond Felton hit a layup with 1.5 seconds remaining in double overtime, then blocked a last-second shot to help the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 144-143 on …continue reading

Why “Why Karl-Anthony Towns Is a Lock for the New York Knicks with the No. 1 Pick” Is A Load Of …

Bleacher Report, although more legitimate today than previously, still relies on salacious headlines to draw readers in. Take for instance this vlog titled “Why Karl-Anthony Towns Is a Lock for the New York Knicks with the No. 1 Pick”. I watched the video hoping there was some legitimate reason the Knicks were locked in to Towns. Was it an insider who has first hand knowledge of the Knicks front office? A scout that couldn’t keep a secret? Did someone find a memo in the trash can outlining how the Knicks would start using their brain (instead of Dolan’s gut) to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.10)

[New York Times] Essay: Amid a Woeful Circus, Basketball’s Lowly Strivers Carry the Knicks (Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:00:04 GMT) Lost in the historically dismal nature of the Knicks’ season has been the dedication of its makeshift core: the undrafted temp players who have remained steadfast until the bitter end. [New York Times] Curry Breaks 3-Point Record, Warriors Beat Blazers 116-105 (Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:13:20 GMT) Stephen Curry never talks about his case for NBA MVP unless he’s asked. Instead, he prefers to let his play speak for itself. [New York Times] Bulls Topple Fading Heat (Fri, 10 Apr …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.09)

[New York Post] James Dolan’s latest review on Phil Jackson and state of Knicks (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 05:04:43 -0400) Knicks owner James Dolan, in a long Q & A with The Hollywood Reporter on his many business ventures, gave a big vote of confidence for struggling president Phil Jackson…. [New York Post] George, Pacers rout Knicks after teammate Copeland’s stabbing (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:45:01 -0400) The Pacers were in a fragile state, shaken by the news popular teammate and former Knick Chris Copeland had been stabbed in the abdomen and elbow outside a Chelsea nightclub… [New York Daily …continue reading