Knicks Morning News (Friday, Nov 30 2012)
November 30th, 2012 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Times] Short-Handed Spurs Fall to Heat, 105-100 (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 08:39:04 GMT)
When Gregg Popovich gives his best players a night off to rest, it’s not uncommon for the San Antonio Spurs coach to get letters from upset fans.
[New York Times] Warriors Take Down Nuggets in Wild Finish (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 07:29:26 GMT)
The Golden State Warriors had to survive a video review after the final buzzer on Thursday but prevailed 106-105 in a thriller against the Denver Nuggets in Oakland.
[New York Times] Warriors Hold Off Nuggets 106-105 in Wild Finish (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 07:27:03 GMT)
If there were ever a time to praise the benefits of replay, Warriors coach Mark Jackson found it.
[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: As Nets Rise, Celtics’ Division Dominance May Be Waning (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 06:01:45 GMT)
The Celtics have dominated the Atlantic Division for the last half decade, but with the Nets on the rise, that could be coming to an end.
[New York Times] Stern Says Spurs Will Be Penalized for Resting Stars vs. Heat (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 06:00:18 GMT)
Commissioner David Stern said San Antonio would be hit with “substantial sanctionsâ? for not playing four players in a loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday.
[New York Times] Knicks’ Chandler Is Becoming a Force on Offense, Too (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 06:00:18 GMT)
Center Tyson Chandler, who has hit 32 of 36 shots in the past six games, is leading the league in field-goal percentage and is averaging a career-best 12 points a game.
[New York Times] Celtics’ Rajon Rondo Suspended 2 Games for Melee (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 06:00:18 GMT)
The Celtics guard Rajon Rondo was suspended for starting a shoving match with the Nets’ Kris Humphries that escalated into a melee with other players.
[New York Times] Commissioner Riled by Spurs Move to Rest Top Players (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 05:05:27 GMT)
NBA Commissioner David Stern vowed to punish the San Antonio Spurs for sending Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green home early rather than play in Miami on Thursday against NBA champion Heat.
[New York Times] Allen, Heat Top Short-Handed Spurs 105-100 (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 04:57:30 GMT)
The NBA plans to make San Antonio pay for resting four starters.
[New York Times] Commissioner Stern Riled by Spurs Move to Rest Top Players (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 02:59:35 GMT)
NBA Commissioner David Stern has vowed to punish the San Antonio Spurs for sending Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green home early rather than play in Miami on Thursday against NBA champion Heat.
[New York Times] NBA Vows to Sanction Spurs for Resting Regulars (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 02:06:41 GMT)
The San Antonio Spurs will be punished by the NBA for their decision to send four top players home and not make them available to play in Miami against the Heat on Thursday night.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: The Nuggets’ Split-Personality Backcourt (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 01:44:44 GMT)
At times, Andre Miller and Ty Lawson are fantastic as a pairing, but it is difficult to see how they complement each other in the Nuggets’ offense.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Nets Say Brook Lopez Will Miss 2 Games With Sprained Foot (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 01:44:29 GMT)
Brook Lopez missed nearly all of last season after breaking a bone in the same foot, but this injury does not appear to be related, based on the initial report from the team.
[New York Times] Mavericks to Sign Veteran Guard Fisher (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:59:17 GMT)
Point guard Derek Fisher signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks after passing a physical.
[New York Daily News] No Kidding, Prigioni points the way for Jason-less Knicks (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 05:33:16 GMT)
Nicholas Prigioni never asks his father how many minutes he played or how many points Carmelo Anthony scored. The son of a point guard always asks the only question that matters. “Did we win?â? Pablo Prigioni says. “That’s what he asks. If I say no, he starts to cry.â?
[New York Post] Prigioni to see more minutes (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 04:16:45 -0500)
With Jason Kidd expected out again tonight when the Knicks face the pitiful 1-12 Wizards, Mike Woodson may have found answers in Milwaukee about forging on without the future Hall of Famer.
[New York Post] Knicks’ early 3-point barrage just a mirage (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 03:42:12 -0500)
The Knicks coach, who cancelled yesterday’s practice, may decide to give the temporary starting-forward slot to 3-point…
Five minutes into Monday’s Knicks-Nets, it was painfully evident that this was going to be another one of those games â?? one starved for pace, purpose and a better floor plan.
[New York Post] Source: Stoudemire eyes returning for Christmas (Fri, 30 Nov 2012 00:41:24 -0500)
Dribble it up â?? slowly â?? spread the floor, try to get a shot off before the shot clock told â?? and…
Amar’e Stoudemire’s goal is to return around Christmas, with mid-December no longer a legitimate possibility, according to person familiar with the Knicks power forward’s thinking. The person said Stoudemire hasn’t begun running on the court following his surgery on Nov. 1.The Knicks’ timetable of six-to-eight…
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