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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.15)

[NY Newsday] Charles Oakley ‘hurt’ and wants MSG to apologize to fans as his ban is lifted (Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:51:47 PM) Charles Oakley said he is hurt and wants a public apology before he steps back into Madison Square Garden. [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony on short list to replace Kevin Love in All-Star Game (Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:19:00 PM) Carmelo Anthony may be on the short list to replace Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love in this weekend’s NBA All-Star Game, but he says he would have to ask his family before accepting such an invitation. [NY Newsday] …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.14)

[NY Newsday] Latrell Sprewell glad he’s been welcomed back to the Garden (Monday, February 13, 2017 9:19:58 PM) On Sunday, Latrell Sprewell attended a ballgame. On Monday, he attended a bowl game. [NY Newsday] Charles Oakley-James Dolan truce brokered by Adam Silver, Michael Jordan (Monday, February 13, 2017 8:10:50 PM) Charles Oakley may be back in Madison Square Garden as a guest of Knicks owner James Dolan in the near future. [NY Newsday] Knicks podcast: It’s up to Phil Jackson to fix the Knicks (Monday, February 13, 2017 12:08:00 PM) Basketball itself has taken a backseat to all the other …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.13)

[NYTimes] Latrell Sprewell Visits. Minds Boggle. Knicks Win. (Monday, February 13, 2017 1:34:17 AM) The Knicks beat the Spurs, 94-90, but they created more double takes at Madison Square Garden off the court as the former star Latrell Sprewell and other ex-Knicks sat with the owner, James L. Dolan. [NYTimes] Knicks 94, Spurs 90: Knicks End Four-Game Skid With Uplifting Win Over Spurs (Monday, February 13, 2017 3:23:20 AM) After dropping four straight, all at home, and battling through more off-court tumult, the Knicks stepped up their defense in an encouraging victory over formidable San Antonio. [NY Newsday] Latrell Sprewell …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.12)

[NYPost] Knicks veteran set to return and is looking to bolster defense (Saturday, February 11, 2017 6:53:08 PM) The headaches are gone — at least for Knicks forward Lance Thomas, who is expected to return Sunday against the Spurs at the Garden. Thomas has missed the last 14 games with a fractured right orbital bone. While working his way back, he experienced headaches that sent him to a specialist. Now the biggest headache… [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek made Knicks painfully relive their horror show (Saturday, February 11, 2017 5:45:50 PM) One day after coach Jeff Hornacek lambasted the defense — or …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.11)

[SNY Knicks] Hornacek: Knicks ‘should be embarrassed’ for poor defensive effort (Friday, February 10, 2017 11:54:48 PM) Following the Knicks’ loss to the Nuggets on Friday night, head coach Jeff Hornacek was displeased by the way his team, namely the starters, played defensively. [SNY Knicks] Knicks drop fourth straight as defense struggles to contain Nuggets (Friday, February 10, 2017 9:54:40 PM) The Knicks fell to the Nuggets on Friday night for their fourth consecutive loss. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Nuggets (Friday, February 10, 2017 6:19:18 PM) The Knicks look to get back in the win column in a …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Nuggets

The Knicks host the Nuggets tonight in a game that is very important for the tank, as the Nuggets are just ahead of the Knicks and a bunch of Nuggets are out tonight. Let’s hope that the Knicks can pull out the loss! Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.10)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: For Charles Oakley and Knicks, a Long-Simmering Feud Boils Over (Friday, February 10, 2017 1:53:11 AM) Oakley, a former enforcer who played 10 seasons in New York, and the team owner James L. Dolan had a rocky relationship even before Oakley was arrested. [NYTimes] Phil Jackson’s Latest Twitter Message: Peace (Friday, February 10, 2017 2:50:10 AM) Two days after signaling his approval of an article critical of Carmelo Anthony, and a day after Charles Oakley’s ejection at the Garden, Jackson weighed in again. [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: More coverage of the Oakley situation (Friday, February 10, …continue reading