Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Feb 17 2013)
February 17th, 2013 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Daily News] Knicks’ ‘Flight’ gets grounded during Slam Dunk competition (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 06:40:45 GMT)
Knicks reserve James (Flight) White missed all seven of his dunk attempts in the second round and finished in last place in the Slam Dunk competition â?” ending a disappointing All-Star Saturday night for Big Apple participants.
[New York Daily News] Lupica: As Jordan turns 50, Knicks have new nemesis in LeBron (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 05:51:30 GMT)
The Knicks aren’t going to get past LeBron James the way the old Knicks couldn’t get past Michael Jordan. Because they are in the same conference with one of the great all-around players and great team players in the history of basketball, now playing at the highest possible level.
[New York Times] Ross Wins Slam Dunk Title, Irving Top Long-Range Gunner (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 06:30:39 GMT)
Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross won the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday with a one-handed, though-the-legs rim-rattler after leaping over a ballboy.
[New York Times] Raptors’ Ross and Cavs’ Irving Shine in Dunk and 3-Point Contests (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 06:04:48 GMT)
The Toronto rookie Terrence Ross and Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving were the winners Saturday in the prelude to Sunday’s N.B.A. All-Star Game.
[New York Times] Ross Beats Evans in Dunk Contest (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 05:27:55 GMT)
Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Nets and Knicks Centers Become 2-Way Threats (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 05:04:17 GMT)
Brook Lopez of the Nets and Tyson Chandler of the Knicks play the same position in the same city, but their styles could hardly be more different.
[New York Times] Ross Beats Evans in Dunk Contest (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 04:43:05 GMT)
Toronto rookie Terrence Ross beat defending champion Jeremy Evans to win the slam-dunk contest during All-Star Saturday night.
[New York Times] New York to Host 2015 N.B.A. All-Star Game (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 03:43:41 GMT)
Both Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center have applied to host the 2015 N.B.A. game. No other cities are under consideration, making it a near certainty that New York will host the game.
[New York Times] N.B.A. Players Dismiss Union Leader (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 03:43:23 GMT)
Billy Hunter was fired by the N.B.A. players union on Saturday, ending his long and sometimes tumultuous tenure as executive director.
[New York Times] Kings Dominate Stern’s Last All-Star Briefing (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 02:57:58 GMT)
No new details on Sacramento against Seattle, though the next All-Star decision might be New York versus New York.
[New York Times] Hunter Voted Out as Head of NBA Players’ Union (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 01:21:51 GMT)
Billy Hunter was ousted from his job as executive director of the union in a unanimous vote by NBA players who said Saturday they will “no longer be divided, misled, misinformed.”
[New York Times] LSU Rolls Past Mississippi State, 80-68 (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 00:24:52 GMT)
Charles Carmouche hit five 3-pointers on his way to a season-high 21 points, and the Tigers won for the fifth time in six games while handing Mississippi State its 10th straight loss, 80-68, on Saturday.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Fascination Lingers for Three Stars of Warriors’ Brief Run (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 00:18:41 GMT)
In the Bay Area in the 1980s, the Golden State Warriors cornered the market on cool for sports.
[New York Times] 30 Seconds: With Greg Anthony (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 00:11:00 GMT)
An interview with Greg Anthony, who was the Knicks’ first-round draft choice in 1991, and is now an analyst on Nets telecasts on the YES Network.
[New York Post] White’s â??Flight’ gets cut short (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 04:14:07 -0500)
HOUSTON â?? James White has two dunks in regular season games for the Knicks this season, but could only finish one in last night’s Slam Dunk Contest.
[New York Post] Chandler’s gritty work earns first All-Star honor (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 04:09:50 -0500)
White’s participation in the annual All-Star Weekend event had been anticipated ever since he signed a one-year deal with the Knicks during…
HOUSTON â?? Grab your handy NBA player stats package. Go to the glory entry, scoring â?? the statistic almost everybody cares about. Find the All-Stars.
[New York Post] LeBron: I can be best ever (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 03:57:25 -0500)
There’s Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, James Harden. Keep going and find the Knicks’ Tyson Chandler. We’ll wait.
Kyrie Irving, Russell Westbrook…
HOUSTON â?? LeBron James has the ability to be the greatest ever. Says who?
[New York Post] Nets, Knicks favorites for ’15 game (Sun, 17 Feb 2013 03:57:25 -0500)
“For me, I want to maximize my potential. I want to maximize the gifts I’ve been given and go out there and showcase it to the world every night I step on the floor…
HOUSTON â?? The All-Star Game appears to be headed back to the Big Apple.
The Knicks and the Nets have both applied to host the NBA All-Star Game, and deputy commissioner Adam Silver said last night it’s likely one or the other will be hosting the event in 2015 â?? the…
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