Knicks Morning News (Friday, Feb 01 2013)
February 1st, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Lee, Thompson Help Warriors Beat Mavericks 100-97 (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 06:57:32 GMT)
David Lee finished an assist short of a triple-double, Klay Thompson scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 100-97 Thursday night.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Raptors Coach Dwane Casey Fined for Criticism (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:36:17 GMT)
Toronto Raptors Coach Dwane Casey was fined $25,000 by the N.B.A. for criticizing officials Wednesday night after a loss at Atlanta.
[New York Times] Thunder Maul New-Look Grizzlies in Oklahoma (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:33:32 GMT)
A day after controversially trading away top-scorer Rudy Gay, the Memphis Grizzlies were humbled 106-89 at Oklahoma City on Thursday as the Thunder stayed firmly in the hunt to be best in the west.
[New York Times] Thunder Easily Defeat the Grizzlies (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:09:31 GMT)
Kevin Durant scored 27 points, Russell Westbrook added 21 points and host Oklahoma City beat Memphis, 106-89.
[New York Times] Without Gay, Grizzlies Lose to Thunder 106-89 (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:51:59 GMT)
Kevin Durant scored 27 points, Russell Westbrook added 21 points and nine assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Memphis 106-89 Thursday night in the Grizzlies’ first game since trading away leading-scorer Rudy Gay.
[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Nets’ Pulse Is Not So Easy to Find (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 03:27:00 GMT)
After a 20-point dismemberment by the Heat, the Nets’ response â?? minus that of Gerald Wallace â?? highlighted a defining trait of the team: it lacks any tangible passion.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Amar’e Stoudemire, With a Reshaped Game, Is Fitting in Nicely (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:11:01 GMT)
After struggling last season, the Knicks’ front-line stars – Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler – are now dominating together on offense.
[New York Times] Knicks’ Jason Kidd Still Cautious on Return (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 00:24:29 GMT)
Jason Kidd and Knicks Coach Mike Woodson differed slightly on whether Kidd, nursing a back injury, would play Friday against the Milwaukee Bucks.
[New York Daily News] Knicks’ Chandler an All-Star, but Woodson tells him to play like one (Fri, 01 Feb 2013 05:34:24 GMT)
Woodson sat Chandler down before the Knicks defeated Orlando and told him he had to start asserting himself, even when he is in direct competition for shots with Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire.
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