Knicks Morning News (2014.12.28)

  • [New York Times] Kings 135, Knicks 129, Ot: Kings Edge Depleted Knicks in Overtime (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:05:34 GMT)

    Led by DeMarcus Cousins’s 39 Points, Sacramento sent New York to its seventh straight loss.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Shake Off Skid, Beat Timberwolves 110-97 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 06:06:02 GMT)

    Stephen Curry had 25 points and six assists, Klay Thompson scored 21 points and the Golden State Warriors shook off a two-game losing streak by rolling past the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves, 110-97 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Cousins Leads Kings Past Knicks 135-129 in OT (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 05:57:03 GMT)

    DeMarcus Cousins scored nine of his season-high 39 points in overtime in his return from a stomach ailment, and the Sacramento Kings handed the New York Knicks their seventh straight loss, 135-129 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Jazz Shut Down Carter-Williams, 76ers, Win 88-71 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:59:59 GMT)

    Derrick Favors had 17 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to lead the Utah Jazz to an 88-71 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Pacers’ Bench Proves Too Much for Nets (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:53:34 GMT)

    Indiana’s bench dominated that of the Nets, outscoring it, 50-16.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Beat Bucks to Split Home-And-Home Series (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:24:07 GMT)

    Jeff Teague scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Al Horford added 20, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-85 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Pacers Snap Nets’ 3-Game Win Streak, 110-85 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 04:15:14 GMT)

    Rodney Stuckey scored 20 points, David West added 17, and the Indiana Pacers overwhelmed the Brooklyn Nets 110-85 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Bulls Beat Pelicans 107-100 for 6th Straight Win (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:36:00 GMT)

    Jimmy Butler scored 33 points, Derrick Rose had 19 and the Chicago Bulls beat the New Orleans Pelicans 107-100 on Saturday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

  • [New York Times] Grizzlies Snap 4-Game Skid, Top Heat 103-95 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:21:04 GMT)

    Mike Conley scored 24 points, Marc Gasol added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies never trailed on their way to beating the Miami Heat 103-95 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Magic Beat Hornets 102-94 Despite Walker’s 42 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:48:05 GMT)

    Nikola Vucevic had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 21 points and the Orlando Magic overcame 42 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-94 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Humphries, Pierce Lead Wizards Over Boston, 101-88 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:27:01 GMT)

    Kris Humphries scored 18 points, Paul Pierce had 17 and the Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics 101-88 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Lowry, Valanciunas Lead Raptors Over Clippers (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:54:00 GMT)

    Kyle Lowry and the short-handed Toronto Raptors needed plenty of help from their reserves down the stretch to beat the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks force overtime but still fall to Kings, 135-129 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 07:53:06 GMT)

    We’ll say this about the Knicks: At least they make things interesting.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks force overtime but still fall to Kings, 135-129 (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 07:53:06 GMT)

    We’ll say this about the Knicks: At least they make things interesting.

  • [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Kings 135, Knicks 129; 7th straight loss (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:04:19 EDT)

    The New York Knicks put up a decent fight on Saturday night. But in the end, the result was the same: another disappointing loss in this disaster of a season. New York trailed by 15 in the first quarter but battled back to force overtime only to fall short against DeMarcus Cousins and the Kings, 135-129. Cousins crushed the Knicks for much of the game, finishing with 39 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and 11 rebounds for the Knicks, who have lost seven straight and 17 of their last 18.

  • [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Kings 135, Knicks 129; 7th straight loss (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:04:19 EDT)

    The New York Knicks put up a decent fight on Saturday night. But in the end, the result was the same: another disappointing loss in this disaster of a season. New York trailed by 15 in the first quarter but battled back to force overtime only to fall short against DeMarcus Cousins and the Kings, 135-129. Cousins crushed the Knicks for much of the game, finishing with 39 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and 11 rebounds for the Knicks, who have lost seven straight and 17 of their last 18.

  • [New York Post] 2014-15 Knicks joining worst teams in NY history (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:33:26 -0500)

    Yes, we can start thinking about the Knicks in these terms: They are awfully close to advancing to the ever-shifting Tournament of Woes-es Parade as the worst representative of each…

  • [New York Post] Acy admits hard foul on Wall was ‘unnecessary’ (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:39:03 -0500)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — My bad. Knicks power forward Quincy Acy responded Saturday to his one-game suspension, admitting he laid too hard a foul on the Wizards' John Wall on Christmas…

  • [New York Post] Knicks rally but fall in OT for seventh straight loss (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:38:57 -0500)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nine men, one goal, one overtime, but no victory. After giving up 67 points in the first half, the undermanned Knicks played a pesky final two quarters,…

  • [New York Post] 2014-15 Knicks joining worst teams in NY history (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:33:26 -0500)

    Yes, we can start thinking about the Knicks in these terms: They are awfully close to advancing to the ever-shifting Tournament of Woes-es Parade as the worst representative of each…

  • [New York Post] Acy admits hard foul on Wall was ‘unnecessary’ (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:39:03 -0500)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — My bad. Knicks power forward Quincy Acy responded Saturday to his one-game suspension, admitting he laid too hard a foul on the Wizards' John Wall on Christmas…

  • [New York Post] Knicks rally but fall in OT for seventh straight loss (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:38:57 -0500)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Nine men, one goal, one overtime, but no victory. After giving up 67 points in the first half, the undermanned Knicks played a pesky final two quarters,…

  • [New York Newsday] Knicks can't stop DeMarcus Cousins (39 points) in Kings' 135-129 overtime victory (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:53:52 EST)

    DeMarcus Cousins missed Friday night's game with an illness, but he recovered quickly. Then he made the Knicks sick.

  • [New York Newsday] Amar'e Stoudemire would like NBA to lighten schedule (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:04:20 EST)

    Amar'e Stoudemire would like to see the NBA scale back its schedule in light of so many players taking games off to rest.

  • [New York Newsday] Knicks can't stop DeMarcus Cousins (39 points) in Kings' 135-129 overtime victory (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:53:52 EST)

    DeMarcus Cousins missed Friday night's game with an illness, but he recovered quickly. Then he made the Knicks sick.

  • [New York Newsday] Amar'e Stoudemire would like NBA to lighten schedule (Sun, 28 Dec 2014 01:04:20 EST)

    Amar'e Stoudemire would like to see the NBA scale back its schedule in light of so many players taking games off to rest.

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