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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Game Preview and Thread: Knicks vs. Jazz

So this jumbled, ragtag collection of Knickerbockers have burped their way to six straight losses. Le sigh. They’ll be looking to buck that trend in the upcoming five-game stint against 2014 lottery teams (unless, you know, you’re down with the whole Hinkie-ing thing). There are two more supposedly soft tussles on tap in their four-game home stand, starting with the friendly fellows from the Mormon State tonight. Friday night Knicks, y’all. Save for a certain rookie coach’s eerily Woodson-ian, shaky lineups, it’s tough to get truly pissed at macro issues at this juncture. Thankfully, Ben Dowsett of Salt City Hoops (along with Hardwood Paroxysm, Nylon Calculus, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.11.14)

[New York Times] Warriors 107, Nets 99: Klay Thompson Leads Warriors Past Nets (Fri, 14 Nov 2014 07:06:09 GMT) Thompson had 25 points as hot-shooting Golden State handed the Nets their second straight loss to open a three-game trip. [New York Times] Warriors Snap 2-Game Skid, Beat Nets 107-99 (Fri, 14 Nov 2014 06:33:53 GMT) Klay Thompson scored 25 points, Draymond Green had 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-99 on Thursday night. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: N.B.A. Will Expand …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.11.13)

[New York Times] Wall’s 27 Points Lead Wizards Over Pistons 107-103 (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:24:47 GMT) After the first quarter Wednesday night, Detroit guard Brandon Jennings had 16 points and the Washington Wizards trailed by 10. [New York Times] Wall’s 27 Points Lead Wizards Over Pistons 107-103 (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:21:54 GMT) John Wall had 27 points and 11 assists as the Washington Wizards pulled out a 107-103 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. [New York Times] Howard Scores 22, Rockets Beat T-Wolves in Mexico (Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:07:03 GMT) Feeling better after missing his …continue reading

Magic 97, Knicks 95

Orlando Magic 97 Final Recap | Box Score 95 New York Knicks I’m not in a grading frame of mind tonight, so we’re going to kick it old school. One man, in a world…with a keyboard and a bucketful of #feels—none of them particularly pleasing or fun—about the Knicks, rantin’ and hootin’ and hollerin’ to all his virtual pals. So yes, a loss, which is pretty much par for the course, The bulk of the chatter around the Knicksian water cooler tomorrow will be about the last play, and whether J.R. was even paying attention to the best-laid plans of …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.11.12)

[New York Post] This Magic player, LI product could be fit for Knicks in 2015 (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:54:15 -0500) Tobias Harris, the Magic's second-leading scorer, turned down a recent contract-extension offer and will become a restricted free agent this summer. According to a source, Harris, who went to high… [New York Times] Nowitzki, Mavericks Rally Past Kings 106-98 (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:48:47 GMT) Dirk Nowitzki vividly remembers watching Hakeem Olajuwon from his home in Germany as a teenager in the 1990s. [New York Times] Spurs Play Regulars, Beat Warriors 113-100 (Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:12:48 GMT) Steve …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.11.11)

[New York Newsday] Knicks fall to Hawks again for fifth straight loss (Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:06:47 EST) Hours before the Knicks stepped on the Madison Square Garden court Monday night for a rematch with the Hawks, the players got a visit from team president Phil Jackson during the morning shootaround. [New York Post] Under-the-radar All-Star praises Fisher, leaves Knicks drooling (Tue, 11 Nov 2014 02:11:25 -0500) With all the names slated to be free agents in 2015, Paul Millsap is never the headliner. But the Hawks unsung All-Star combo forward will be a free agent July… [New York Post] …continue reading