Knicks Morning News (Friday, Mar 08 2013)
March 8th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Daily News] Durant’s Thunder too much for Melo-less Knicks (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 07:08:58 GMT)
The performance said a lot about the Knicks heart and character but it also said something about their late game execution. The Knicks, playing their fourth game in five nights and without an injured Carmelo Anthony for the second straight game, lost 95-94 to Oklahoma City.
[New York Daily News] Smith: Knicks miss Melo and shot at upset (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 06:54:31 GMT)
The Knicks left Detroit on Wednesday night safely in the position that they want to be in â?? No. 2 in the Eastern Conference â?? if they hope to delay a showdown with Miami until the conference finals.
[New York Times] Euroleague to Probe Alleged Fan Attack on Fernandez (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 11:15:35 GMT)
Euroleague has opened an investigation into reports of a fan attack on Real Madrid guard Rudy Fernandez after their match at Lithuanians Zalgiris Kaunas on Thursday.
[New York Times] A Look at Some of the Most Amazing Shots This Year (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 09:04:10 GMT)
Did you see that shot?
[New York Times] Nuggets Win Seventh Straight, Rout Clippers 107-92 (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 07:33:51 GMT)
The Los Angeles Clippers managed to slow down the Denver Nuggets.
[New York Times] Thunder 95, Knicks 94: Smith Buoys Knicks but Founders at End of Loss to Thunder (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 06:00:51 GMT)
With Carmelo Anthony sitting out, J. R. Smith had 36 points to keep the Knicks competitive. He came up short, though, and the Thunder won.
[New York Times] Thunder Hold Off Smith, Knicks as Anthony Sits (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:31:11 GMT)
The Kevin Durant-Carmelo Anthony duel was postponed, though J.R. Smith filled in nicely â?? for three quarters.
[New York Times] Thunder Still Making Noise After Being Shorn of ‘The Beard’ (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 03:33:36 GMT)
The Oklahoma City Thunder are still making big noise in the NBA despite dealing away James “The Beard” Harden and hope their new mix will take them even farther than last year’s trip to the Finals.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: The N.B.A., for $1.98 (Plus Fees) (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 01:39:46 GMT)
Tickets to N.B.A. games can be had for low prices, but is it worth even that to watch a team like the Wizards?
[New York Times] Keeping Score: Keeping Score – Bulls’ Defensive Stopper Is Their Coach, Tom Thibodeau (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 01:33:11 GMT)
By allowing 101.7 points per 100 possession, second best in the Eastern Conference, the Bulls are contending for a top-four seed in the N.B.A. playoffs despite being without Derrick Rose.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Anthony to Miss Game Against Thunder (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 01:30:12 GMT)
Carmelo Anthony still has not played since sustaining a knee injury on Monday in a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
[New York Times] Brooklyn’s Reggie Evans Is a Rebounding Machine (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 01:18:16 GMT)
Nets forward Reggie Evans has accounted for nearly half of the team’s rebounds nightly when he has been on the floor. But his scoring numbers have not been so impressive.
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