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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.24)

[New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Nerves Fray as Thunder Leave Mavericks on Brink; Pacers Rout Raptors (Sun, 24 Apr 2016 05:35:58 GMT) Enes Kanter scored 28 points, and Kevin Durant had 19 before he was ejected late in the game as Oklahoma City took a three-games-to-one lead on Dallas. [New York Times] Spurs, Cavs Look to Sweep; Celtics, Rockets Try to Get Even (Sun, 24 Apr 2016 06:24:41 GMT) The San Antonio Spurs know finishing off a playoff series is challenging. Being a win away from sweeping an opponent is even harder. [New York Times] Trail Blazers Get Back Into …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.23)

[New York Times] Roundup: Celtics Beat Hawks as Isaiah Thomas Scores 42 (Sat, 23 Apr 2016 03:21:43 GMT) Thomas’s point total was a career high as the Celtics closed to two games to one in the best-of-seven series. [New York Times] Pearl Washington, Dazzling Guard Who Put Syracuse on Basketball Map, Dies at 52 (Sat, 23 Apr 2016 01:08:19 GMT) A charismatic point guard who achieved legend status as a Brooklyn schoolboy, he helped lift Syracuse University to national prominence in basketball and went on to play in the N.B.A. [New York Times] Hornets, Blazers Need a Win; Thunder, Raptors …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.22)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Friday's Knicks Links: Melo skips Jackson's 'triangle' workshop (Fri, 22 Apr 2016 04:42:18 EST) Friday's Knicks Links: Melo skips Jackson's 'triangle' workshop [New York Post] Carmelo curiously skipped Phil Jackson’s triangle meeting (Fri, 22 Apr 2016 00:54:15 -0400) Before the season finale and on Trash-Bag Day, Carmelo Anthony admitted he was tired of saying the word "triangle.'' Apparently he's also tired of listening to the word triangle. According to a basketball source, Anthony was not one of the 10 Knicks who were part of Phil Jackson's triangle workshop held Tuesday and Wednesday in… [New York …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.20)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Wednesday's Knicks Links: Phil Jackson's triangle seminar (Wed, 20 Apr 2016 05:06:03 EST) Wednesday's Knicks Links: Phil Jackson's triangle seminar [New York Times] Stephen Curry’s Ankle Finally Gives Warriors Cause to Worry (Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:07:32 GMT) Golden State’s 2-0 lead over Houston belies the fragility of its championship chances when the health of Stephen Curry, the reigning M.V.P., is in question. [New York Times] Roundup: A 7-Point First Quarter Dooms the Celtics (Wed, 20 Apr 2016 03:26:13 GMT) The Celtics’ troubles were not unexpected as they had to play without Avery Bradley, their …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.19)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Tuesday's Knicks Links: Jackson, Walton deny head coach job was discussed (Tue, 19 Apr 2016 04:49:08 EST) Tuesday's Knicks Links: Jackson, Walton deny head coach job was discussed [New York Times] Warriors 115, Rockets 106: Warriors Get By Without Stephen Curry, but His Injury Looms Large (Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:03:44 GMT) Golden State’s 2-0 lead over Houston belies the fragility of its championship chances when the health of Curry, the reigning M.V.P., is in question. [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Mavericks Survive at Buzzer and Tie Series With Thunder (Tue, 19 Apr 2016 03:41:22 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.18)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Monday's Knicks Links: Walton declines Jackson's offer (Mon, 18 Apr 2016 05:12:26 EST) Monday's Knicks Links: Walton declines Jackson's offer [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love Make Fulfilling Playoff Returns (Mon, 18 Apr 2016 03:42:10 GMT) Both players had been knocked out of the playoffs with injuries last year. [New York Times] Clippers Rout Blazers 115-95 With 3 Double-Doubles in Game 1 (Mon, 18 Apr 2016 06:48:46 GMT) Blake Griffin is back to his old ferocious self just in time for the playoffs. [New York Times] Blowouts Were Everywhere on Sunday …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.17)

[New York Times] Warriors 104, Rockets 78 | Warriors lead series, 1-0: Stephen Curry Leaves With Mild Injury, but the Warriors Fare Well Without Him (Sun, 17 Apr 2016 00:31:33 GMT) Curry rolled his ankle while trying to change directions but finished with a game-high 24 points. [New York Times] Westbrook, Durant Lead Thunder Past Mavericks in Game 1 (Sun, 17 Apr 2016 06:03:43 GMT) The Thunder scored the first nine points Saturday night against Dallas Mavericks. [New York Times] Opening Burst of Thunder Too Much for Mavs (Sun, 17 Apr 2016 04:48:28 GMT) Russell Westbrook scored 24 points to …continue reading