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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.04.24)

  • [New York Times] Road Teams Off to Flying Start in NBA Playoffs (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:12:29 GMT)
    Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge’s 43 Lifts Blazers Over Rockets 112-105 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:15:27 GMT)
    LaMarcus Aldridge’s son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers’ playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks.

  • [New York Times] Mavs Roll Past Spurs 113-92, Even Series at 1-1 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:27:27 GMT)
    Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing : Tel Aviv in Euroleague Final Four (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:11:31 GMT)
    Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the Euroleague Final Four after an 86-66 home win over Emporio Armani Milan completed a 3-1 victory in their best-of-five quarterfinal series.

  • [New York Times] Heat Go Up 2-0, Hold Off Bobcats 101-97 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:45:33 GMT)
    LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward.

  • [New York Times] Miller Hopes to Bring a Bit of Miami Back to Memphis (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:30:56 GMT)
    Mike Miller was with the Grizzlies for three unproductive playoff appearances starting in 2003, then went to Miami for three seasons before returning to Memphis.

  • [New York Times] Roundup: James Powers the Heat to a 2-0 Series Advantage (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:27:34 GMT)
    LeBron James scored 32 points and added 8 assists to help the host Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats, 101-97, on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Daily News] Love Triangle: Buss says Jax should coach Knicks (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:03:09 GMT)
    Phil Jackson’s significant other wants him to coach the Knicks – and we’re not talking about James Dolan. Jackson’s fiancé and Lakers part-owner Jeanie Buss favors Jackson sitting on the Knicks bench instead of in the front office, since it’s the “lower risk” scenario in terms of making the team a winner.

  • [New York Daily News] Phil hopeful Melo takes less to stay with Knicks (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:57:18 GMT)
    The Knicks’ biggest perceived advantage in retaining Carmelo Anthony this summer is supposed to be the fact that they can offer him $33 million more than other teams in free agency.

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Jax’s power play with Melo could prove costly (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:55:33 GMT)
    Phil Jackson didn’t blink when he suggested that Carmelo Anthony could really help the cause by taking a pay cut. You gotta love a guy making $12 million a year not to coach the Knicks asking the star player to seriously consider fiscal responsibility. Pretty please.

  • [New York Daily News] Phil: Dolan has kept his promise (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:43:24 GMT)
    Even before he spoke Wednesday morning, Phil Jackson was the talk of the town after the Daily News reported that he and team owner James Dolan already have clashed over personnel decisions concerning existing members of the organization.

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: Dolan proving Garden far from Eden for Jax (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:33:16 GMT)
    The smartest possible thing that James Dolan could have done at this particular moment in Knicks history is hire Phil Jackson, no matter what the cost, and allow Jackson to not only overhaul the basketball team, but also the permanent government of Dolan’s Madison Square Garden.

  • [New York Times] Road Teams Off to Flying Start in NBA Playoffs (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:12:29 GMT)
    Here’s the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge’s 43 Lifts Blazers Over Rockets 112-105 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:15:27 GMT)
    LaMarcus Aldridge’s son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers’ playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks.

  • [New York Times] Mavs Roll Past Spurs 113-92, Even Series at 1-1 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:27:27 GMT)
    Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing : Tel Aviv in Euroleague Final Four (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:11:31 GMT)
    Maccabi Tel Aviv reached the Euroleague Final Four after an 86-66 home win over Emporio Armani Milan completed a 3-1 victory in their best-of-five quarterfinal series.

  • [New York Times] Heat Go Up 2-0, Hold Off Bobcats 101-97 (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:45:33 GMT)
    LeBron James drove to the rim as time was winding down, got clobbered by Josh McRoberts and sat on the hardwood gathering himself for a few seconds afterward.

  • [New York Times] Miller Hopes to Bring a Bit of Miami Back to Memphis (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:30:56 GMT)
    Mike Miller was with the Grizzlies for three unproductive playoff appearances starting in 2003, then went to Miami for three seasons before returning to Memphis.

  • [New York Times] Roundup: James Powers the Heat to a 2-0 Series Advantage (Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:27:34 GMT)
    LeBron James scored 32 points and added 8 assists to help the host Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats, 101-97, on Wednesday night.