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Monday, May 25, 2015

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

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.11)

[New York Times] Top Seeds in Both East, West in Trouble Trailing Semis 2-1 (Mon, 11 May 2015 07:45:10 GMT) First-year coach Steve Kerr knows a crucial moment in the playoffs, so he understands exactly the test his Golden State Warriors face trailing Memphis 2-1 in their Western Conference semifinal. [New York Times] Clippers Rout Rockets 128-95 to Take 3-1 Series Lead (Mon, 11 May 2015 05:12:01 GMT) DeAndre Jordan scored 26 points, surviving Houston’s intentional-foul fest in the first half, and the Los Angeles Clippers won 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead and put the Rockets …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.10)

[New York Times] Injuries Keep Piling Up, Adding to Playoff Drama (Sun, 10 May 2015 06:12:05 GMT) Kyrie Irving is limping. Pau Gasol is aching. Chris Paul is limited. Kevin Love is gone. And the injury list around the NBA just keeps growing. [New York Times] Grizzlies Take 2-1 Series Lead Over Warriors With 99-89 Win (Sun, 10 May 2015 04:21:06 GMT) Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 points and 15 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 99-89 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. [New …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.05.09)

[New York Times] Austin Rivers Propels Clippers Past Rockets 124-99 (Sat, 09 May 2015 06:48:05 GMT) Austin Rivers scored a career playoff-high 25 points, sparking a decisive run to end the third quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Houston Rockets 124-99 Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. [New York Times] Injured Point Guards Major Impact in East, West Semifinals (Sat, 09 May 2015 06:27:09 GMT) John Wall hopes to test his broken left hand and wrist by trying to dribble a basketball. [New York Times] Clippers Rout Rockets to Win Game Three (Sat, …continue reading