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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.09)

[New York Post] James Dolan’s latest review on Phil Jackson and state of Knicks (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 05:04:43 -0400) Knicks owner James Dolan, in a long Q & A with The Hollywood Reporter on his many business ventures, gave a big vote of confidence for struggling president Phil Jackson…. [New York Post] George, Pacers rout Knicks after teammate Copeland’s stabbing (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 00:45:01 -0400) The Pacers were in a fragile state, shaken by the news popular teammate and former Knick Chris Copeland had been stabbed in the abdomen and elbow outside a Chelsea nightclub… [New York Daily …continue reading

2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Pacers

We’re getting to some very stressful times for these last five games of the season. If the Knicks can just lose out, they are guaranteed the worst record in the league. Not even Minneosta’s finely tuned tanking machine can pass the Knicks if the Knicks just lose these last five games. What, though, about Knick history gives you any sort of good feeling about the Knicks’ chances? So these will be five very stressful games. Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.08)

[New York Times] Clippers Beat Lakers 105-100 in Rematch 48 Hours Later (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 06:28:25 GMT) The Clippers have three games left until the playoffs begin. They can’t get there soon enough. [New York Times] Kings Hold Off Timberwolves Behind Casspi (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 04:46:23 GMT) Omri Casspi scored 16 of his career-high 31 points in the third quarter and the Sacramento Kings overcame a sluggish start to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-111 on Tuesday night. [New York Times] Pelicans Beat Warriors 103-100, Move Into 8th Spot (Wed, 08 Apr 2015 04:31:33 GMT) Anthony Davis doesn’t want …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.07)

[New York Times] China’s Olympic Champion Hurdler Liu Xiang Retires (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:52:52 GMT) China’s Olympic gold medal-winning hurdler Liu Xiang announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a run in the sport marked by records and frustrated by successive late-career injuries. [New York Times] Hall of Famer Mutombo Inspires Pride, Regret in Kinshasa (Tue, 07 Apr 2015 09:08:56 GMT) When Dikembe Mutombo’s brother first brought him to the Kauka sports club in this working class neighborhood of Kinshasa in the early 1980s to play basketball, the gangly teenager struck few as a superstar in the making. [New York …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.06)

[New York Times] Three Years After Bolting for Brooklyn, Nets Keep One Foot in New Jersey (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:00:02 GMT) The team still has offices and a gym in East Rutherford while it builds a complex in Brooklyn, and the impending end of an era has left business neighbors nostalgic. [New York Times] Kawhi Leonard’s Case for Defensive Player of the Year (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 06:54:10 GMT) Kawhi Leonard just might swoop in and steal the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award. [New York Times] Clippers Send Lakers to Record 56th Defeat in 106-78 Rout (Mon, …continue reading

2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Sixers: Tankageddon 2015

This game is very important not because the Sixers can really catch the Knicks, but because the Sixers are by far the worst team the Knicks play the rest of the year. So if the Knicks can somehow manage to lose to the Sixers, then they should be in good shape to get the worst record in the league. The Sixers played just last night (a one-point, last second loss) so this will be a tough game for the Knicks to lose. One bright spot is that Nerlens Noel will be suiting up for Philly tonight. A fellow on Twitter …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.04.05)

[New York Times] Warriors Beat Mavs 123-110 for Home Court, 12th Straight Win (Sun, 05 Apr 2015 05:06:16 GMT) The Splash Brothers had a little help from the big guys, and the Golden State Warriors had a little present for record-setting coach Steve Kerr. [New York Times] Gerald Green Off the Bench Scores 24, Suns Beat Jazz 87-85 (Sun, 05 Apr 2015 05:00:20 GMT) Gerald Green came off the bench to score all 24 of his points in three quarters, leading the Phoenix Suns to an 87-85 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night. [New York Times] Aldridge Has …continue reading