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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.17)

[New York Times] Rose Hears Cheers as US Beats Brazil 95-78 (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 04:45:27 GMT) The roars for Derrick Rose started with the pregame introductions and did not fade until the final buzzer. [New York Times] Griner Helps Mercury Beat Sparks for 28th Win (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 04:27:15 GMT) Brittney Griner scored 19 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 76-69 Saturday night, tying the WNBA record for wins. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Liberty End Skid With Victory Over Mystics (Sun, 17 Aug 2014 03:43:52 GMT) Plenette Pierson scored 20 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.16)

[New York Post] Carmelo Anthony to get $62 million of deal in advances (Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:34:50 -0400) Call him the $62 million man. Carmelo Anthony has elected to take half of his $22.5 million this season up front. Because the five-year, $124 million contract is built similarly… [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Kings Sign First Indian in N.B.A. (Sat, 16 Aug 2014 03:37:05 GMT) Sim Bhullar became the first player of Indian descent to sign a contract with an N.B.A. team, joining the Sacramento Kings.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.15)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Fever Top Liberty (Fri, 15 Aug 2014 03:35:27 GMT) Briann January scored 16 points as the host Indiana Fever clinched a playoff spot with a 76-63 win over the Liberty. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: United States Routs China at Under-17 World Championship (Fri, 15 Aug 2014 03:35:09 GMT) Henry Ellenson helped lead the two-time defending champion United States to the Under-17 World Championship semifinals.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.14)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Court Rejects Sterling’s Appeal (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 03:52:55 GMT) A California appeals court shot down Donald Sterling’s latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to the former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer. [New York Times] LeBron James and Cavs Open vs. Knicks (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:30:49 GMT) The N.B.A. on Wednesday released its schedule, which begins on Oct. 28 with the San Antonio Spurs hosting the Dallas Mavericks in one of three games. [New York Times] Sterling’s Last Bid to Halt L.A. Clippers Sale …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.13)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: P. J. Tucker Suspended After D.U.I. Plea (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:09:05 GMT) The N.B.A. suspended Phoenix Suns forward P. J. Tucker for three games after his guilty plea to “super extreme” driving while intoxicated. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Liberty Lose to Mercury (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 02:47:48 GMT) Candice Dupree scored 18 points as Phoenix beat the host Liberty, 76-64, giving the Mercury home-court advantage throughout the W.N.B.A. playoffs. [New York Times] N.B.A. Approves Ballmer’s Purchase of Clippers (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:57:02 GMT) The sale, for …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.12)

[New York Times] How Becky Hammon Became N.B.A.’s First Full-Time Female Assistant Coach (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:08:06 GMT) Hammon’s being named the first full-time female assistant coach in the N.B.A. by the San Antonio Spurs may have started on a shared flight from the London Olympics. [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony says he does not expect Knicks to win a championship this year (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:47:59 GMT) Carmelo Anthony is apparently as realistic about the Knicks championship chances as most basketball fans. The All-Star forward, who re-signed with the Knicks for five years and $124 million, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.11)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Catchings Leads Fever Over Liberty (Mon, 11 Aug 2014 04:45:02 GMT) Tamika Catchings scored a season-high 29 points to lead the visiting Indiana Fever to a 90-76 victory over the Liberty, ending the Fever’s three-game losing streak.