Knicks Morning News (2016.02.28)

  • [New York Times] ‘Ridiculous’ Curry Does It Again for Playoff-Bound Warriors (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 08:30:34 GMT)

    Somehow, Stephen Curry still has detractors.

  • [New York Times] Curry Delivers Again as Warriors Beat Thunder (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 06:51:27 GMT)

    For two days, Golden State guard Stephen Curry had to listen to former NBA players critique his game. From calling him just a perimeter player to saying he wouldn’t handle the tough defenses of previous eras was spouted throughout the media.

  • [New York Times] Curry Hits Winning 3, Sets Record as Warriors Beat Thunder (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 06:42:48 GMT)

    Stephen Curry had no clue how far from the hoop he was. He just knew it was time to shoot.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Warriors Win in Overtime as Stephen Curry Drills 12th 3-Pointer (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 06:40:43 GMT)

    Curry’s 3-pointer, from beyond 30 feet with 0.6 of a second left in overtime, was his 12th, tying the single-game record. He also broke his own N.B.A. record for 3s in a season.

  • [New York Times] Nets 98, Jazz 96: Nets Withstand Jazz’s Comeback (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 05:50:23 GMT)

    Trailing by 13 points midway through the fourth quarter, Utah cut the deficit to 96-94 with 15.6 seconds left, but a Joe Ingles 3-point attempt rimmed out at the buzzer.

  • [New York Times] Suns Snap 13-Game Skid With 111-106 Win Over Grizzlies (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 05:42:35 GMT)

    Alex Len had 22 points and 16 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns snapped a 13-game losing streak with a 111-106 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Thaddeus Young Scores 21, Nets Beat Jazz 98-96 (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 05:27:30 GMT)

    Thaddeus Young had 21 points and eight rebounds while Brook Lopez added 19 to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 98-96 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Celtics Defeat Heat 101-89, Run Home Win Streak to 10 (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 04:06:38 GMT)

    As the trade deadline approached, both Celtics coach Brad Stevens and his players were vocal about hoping their roster remained undisturbed after finding some chemistry that had been missing earlier in the season.

  • [New York Times] 3-Point Shooting Helps Lift Pistons to 102-91 Win Over Bucks (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 04:06:31 GMT)

    Andre Drummond posted his NBA-leading 50th double-double with 15 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons built on a strong start from 3-point range to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-91 Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Leonard Leads Spurs to 50th Win, 104-94 Over Rockets (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 03:54:34 GMT)

    Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 26 to lead the San Antonio Spurs to 104-94 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night, tying the mark as the seventh-fastest team in NBA history to reach 50 wins.

  • [New York Times] Lillard Scores 31 Points as Trail Blazers Beat Bulls 103-95 (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 03:45:38 GMT)

    Damian Lillard scored 31 points and the Portland Trail Blazers won for the 16th time in 20 games, beating the short-handed Chicago Bulls 103-95 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Wiggins’ Free Throws Give Wolves 112-110 Win Over Pelicans (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 03:18:37 GMT)

    Karl-Anthony Towns had 30 points and 15 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins hit two free throws with 3.6 seconds left and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied to beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 112-110 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Joe Johnson Signs With Miami Heat to Add Offense (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 00:54:39 GMT)

    Dwyane Wade’s recruiting pitch obviously worked on Joe Johnson.

  • [New York Daily News] Raissman: Clyde only one learning from Knicks struggles (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 05:29:54 GMT)

    The combination of his legend status, kaleidoscopic wardrobe and unique verbal stylings makes Walt Frazier a brand unto himself.

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: Knicks’ failures on Phil Jackson, not Carmelo Anthony (Sun, 28 Feb 2016 02:46:37 GMT)

    They all want to play here, right? They all love the Mecca and the Big Apple attention and the nightlife.

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