Statistical Analysis. Humor. Knicks.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.19)

[New York Post] The Knicks’ monumental, direction-deciding day is here (Tue, 19 May 2015 00:01:15 -0400) Thirty years ago, Adam Silver was a 23-year-old Knicks fan working for a congressman in the nation's capital. He was thrilled his beloved team had captured the NBA's first-ever lottery… [New York Daily News] Raissman: Draft lottery won’t be same without Phil Jackson (Tue, 19 May 2015 01:35:44 GMT) Silent Steve Mills? Really? Nothing at all against the Knickerbockers’ general manager. [New York Daily News] Knick future riding on a Ping-Pall ball and a dream (Tue, 19 May 2015 01:11:06 GMT) Everyone knows that …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.18)

[New York Daily News] Isiah Thomas watches 1st Liberty practice as team president (Mon, 18 May 2015 05:19:11 GMT) There were no Phil Jackson sightings at the MSG Training Facility on Sunday, which is too bad. [New York Daily News] Plenty of former Knicks still alive in NBA playoffs (Mon, 18 May 2015 05:14:22 GMT) While Knicks fans root for a win in the draft lottery, they have plenty of former players to watch in the NBA playoffs. [New York Times] Party Time: Hawks’ Streak, LeBron Has Atlanta Fans Buzzing (Mon, 18 May 2015 06:22:45 GMT) Atlanta fans love a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.16)

[New York Daily News] Phil Jackson ‘not happy’ about Isiah Thomas’ Garden return (Sat, 16 May 2015 03:54:08 GMT) James Dolan’s decision to bring Isiah Thomas back to Madison Square Garden does not sit well with Dolan’s highest paid basketball executive. [New York Daily News] Justise is served in meeting with Knicks prez Phil Jackson (Sat, 16 May 2015 01:51:54 GMT) Phil Jackson and other Knicks officials have met with many of the top players taking part in workouts and drills at Quest Sports Complex. [New York Times] Warriors Earn Some Rest Before 1st Western Final Since 1976 (Sat, 16 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.15)

[New York Post] J.R. takes shot at Knicks as he and Iman move into East finals (Fri, 15 May 2015 01:05:40 -0400) CHICAGO — Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith were the last two Cavaliers players to leave the court Thursday night after a Cleveland celebration at United Center, a good few minutes… [New York Post] Frank Kaminsky states case about age bias in chat with Jackson (Fri, 15 May 2015 01:00:01 -0400) CHICAGO — Wisconsin's 7-foot senior center Frank Kaminsky, who won college basketball's highest honor when he was named the Naismith Player of the Year, says he believes he …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.14)

[New York Times] Clippers, Cavaliers Have Closeouts on Their Minds (Thu, 14 May 2015 06:06:07 GMT) As the stakes get higher in these NBA playoffs, LeBron James only seems to get better. [New York Times] Warriors Trounce Grizzlies to Take Series Lead (Thu, 14 May 2015 05:42:10 GMT) The Golden State Warriors moved to within one win of a trip to their first Western Conference finals since 1976, overcoming a slow start to rout the Memphis Grizzlies 98-78 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in their playoff series. [New York Times] Warriors 98, Grizzlies 78: Momentum Regained and Order Restored, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.13)

[New York Times] Top-Seeded Warriors, Hawks Return Home for Pivotal Game 5s (Wed, 13 May 2015 06:15:06 GMT) The Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks spent all season earning home-court advantage in the playoffs, quickly lost it in the second round, and then regained it. [New York Times] Rockets Avoid Elimination, Beating Clippers (Wed, 13 May 2015 05:36:08 GMT) James Harden had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Dwight Howard added 20 points and 15 rebounds, and Houston bounced back from two lopsided losses in the Western Conference semifinals. [New York Times] Rockets Soar Over Clippers to Avoid Elimination …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.12)

[New York Times] Cavs and Bulls Recovering, Clippers Aiming to Oust Rockets (Tue, 12 May 2015 07:33:12 GMT) There’s been former MVP’s winning games with dramatic buzzer-beating jumpers. There’s been injuries to stars. There’s been a coach getting questioned by his own team. [New York Times] Warriors Tie Their Semifinal at 2-2, Rout Grizzlies 101-84 (Tue, 12 May 2015 05:21:06 GMT) MVP Stephen Curry scored 21 of his 33 points by halftime, and the Golden State Warriors snapped their two-game skid Monday night by routing the Memphis Grizzlies 101-84 to tie their Western Conference semifinal at 2-2. [New York Times] …continue reading