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Knicks Morning News (Friday, May 25 2012)

  • [ESPN.com - New York Knicks] Could Johnson-Odom fill a defensive void? (Fri, 25 May 2012 00:44:15 EDT)
    Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom was the most impressive perimeter defender at the Brooklyn Nets’ draft combine last Saturday. He was the loudest one, calling out pick-and-roll screens and back picks, and aggressively getting up on guys and causing turnovers. His play made the GMs and scouts in attendance look at each other in mutual agreement, and then make a note.
    He brought that same intensity to his individual workout with the Knicks, who have the 48th pick in the draft and lost defensive ace Iman Shumpert to a knee injury during the playoffs.

  • [New York Post] Former agent peeved at Woodson betrayal (Fri, 25 May 2012 04:38:49 -0500)
    Joe Glass, Mike Woodson’s former agent, expressed dismay yesterday with his ex-client, believing he could have shown more loyalty two weeks ago.
    As The Post reported, owner James Dolan recommended Woodson, who has been interim coach since Mike D’Antoni resigned in March, fire Glass as his agent before…

  • [New York Times] Game 6: Heat 105, Pacers 93: Wade and Heat Finish Off Pacers (Fri, 25 May 2012 05:29:12 GMT)
    Dwyane Wade scored 41 points as Miami beat Indiana and advanced to the Eastern Conference finals.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Playoffs: N.B.A. Playoffs — 76ers and Celtics Are Old Game 7 Foes (Fri, 25 May 2012 01:21:03 GMT)
    Current players for the Celtics and the 76ers do not have much history against each other in the playoffs, but the two franchises do.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: James, Bryant and Durant Make All-N.B.A. (Fri, 25 May 2012 05:30:08 GMT)
    LeBron James was the leading vote-getter for the All-N.B.A. team, while Kobe Bryant earned his 10th first-team selection, tied for second on the career list.

  • [New York Times] LeBron Hails ‘Spectacular’ Wade, Spoelstra (Fri, 25 May 2012 05:12:13 GMT)
    Miami’s LeBron James hailed team mate Dwyane Wade’s “spectacular” 41-point performance after the Heat booked their place in the Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 win over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday.

  • [New York Times] Wade Takes Charge as Heat Reach East Final (Fri, 25 May 2012 04:27:33 GMT)
    Dwyane Wade turned on the style as the Miami Heat clinched a place in the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 win over the Indiana Pacers in Game Six on Thursday.

  • [New York Times] Wade Takes Charge as Heat See Off Pacers (Fri, 25 May 2012 03:15:15 GMT)
    Dwyane Wade turned on the style as the Miami Heat clinched their place in the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 105-93 win over the Indiana Pacers in Game six on Thursday.

  • [New York Times] Game 6: Heat 105, Pacers 93: Too Much Wade Knocks Out Pacers (Fri, 25 May 2012 04:30:30 GMT)
    Dwyane Wade scored 41 points and LeBron James added 28 as Miami eliminated the Pacers from the playoffs.

  • [New York Times] Off the Dribble: Is Evan Turner in the Right Spot? (Fri, 25 May 2012 00:38:01 GMT)
    Evan Turner has been inefficient for the Philadelphia 76ers in the playoffs, but more time in the post could be productive.