Knicks Morning News (2015.02.27)

  • [New York Daily News] Shut it down? Knicks’ Calderon says no way, Jose (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:15:37 GMT)

    Beyond sitting out Friday’s game against the Pistons, Jose Calderon is unsure how serious his latest injury is.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks’ Jackson watches OSU star D’Angelo Russell in action (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:13:31 GMT)

    Phil Jackson officially has hit the road in search of the Knicks’ next star.

  • [New York Times] Westbrook Gets Triple-Double but Suns Beat Thunder 117-113 (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:22:18 GMT)

    Russell Westbrook scored 39 points in his 12th career triple-double but missed what would have been the game-tying layup with 5.7 seconds left in overtime, and the Phoenix Suns beat Oklahoma City 117-113 on Thursday night to snap the Thunder’s seven-game winning streak.

  • [New York Times] Earl Lloyd, First Black Player in NBA, Dies at 86 (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 06:16:22 GMT)

    Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.

  • [New York Times] LeBron Scores 42, Cavs Beat Warriors for 18th Win in Last 20 (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:43:28 GMT)

    LeBron James says he isn’t about personal statements. He made one anyway Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Earl Lloyd, First African-American in NBA, Dead at 86 (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:22:13 GMT)

    Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in the National Basketball Association, died on Thursday at the age of 86, the league said on its website.

  • [New York Times] Roundup: LeBron James’s 42 Points Lift Cavaliers Past Warriors (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:01:58 GMT)

    LeBron James scored a season-high in points as Cleveland earned its 18th victory in 20 games and its 11th straight home win.

  • [New York Times] Bulls Say Derrick Rose Will Have Surgery on Friday (Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:06:33 GMT)

    The Chicago Bulls are optimistic Rose will suit up again this season and that surgery Friday on his right knee won’t sideline him the rest of the way.

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