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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.18)

[ – 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

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.16)

[New York Post] It won’t be busy Warriors keeping Luke Walton from Phil Jackson (Sat, 16 Apr 2016 00:19:41 -0400) If Knicks president Phil Jackson wanted to talk to Warriors stud assistant Luke Walton during their expected long playoff run, Golden State would not stand in the way, according to an NBA source. Golden State's position is that an assistant can interview for a head-coaching position "as long as it does not interfere with the… [New York Times] After Devouring League, Warriors Remain Hungry (Sat, 16 Apr 2016 00:03:07 GMT) The Golden State Warriors broke a cherished record and have …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.15)

[ – New York Knicks] Friday's Knicks Links: Melo puts pressure on Jackson to win now (Fri, 15 Apr 2016 05:35:06 EST) Friday's Knicks Links: Melo puts pressure on Jackson to win now [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson not on same page with Knicks (Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:09:20 GMT) It’s getting harder for Carmelo Anthony to keep his faith. The questions aren’t being answered. The concerns aren’t alleviated. [New York Daily News] Isola: Phil Jackson no longer the cool, calm man on bench (Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:05:22 GMT) When Phil Jackson was coaching he had …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.14)

[New York Daily News] Isola: Carmelo Anthony may need Dolan’s help for next coach (Thu, 14 Apr 2016 03:50:45 GMT) Must see television would be MSG Network taking us live into Phil Jackson’s exit meetings with the Knicks on Thursday morning. [ – New York Knicks] Thursday's Knicks Links: Who will stay and who will go? (Thu, 14 Apr 2016 05:28:43 EST) Thursday's Knicks Links: Who will stay and who will go? [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Kobe Bryant Ends Career With Exclamation Point, Scoring 60 Points (Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:44:45 GMT) The third-leading scorer in N.B.A. history …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.13)

[New York Times] Warriors’ Chase, Kobe’s Finale Highlight NBA’s Final Night (Wed, 13 Apr 2016 06:48:39 GMT) Golden State is playing for history. Kobe Bryant is playing for the last time. [New York Times] Wiggins, Towns Hope Mitchell Keeps Timberwolves Job (Wed, 13 Apr 2016 06:42:32 GMT) The young Minnesota Timberwolves’ strong finish to the season has helped interim coach Sam Mitchell’s case to land the permanent job, and now some of the team’s most important pieces are voicing their support for him as well. [New York Times] Chris Paul Leads Clippers Past Grizzlies 110-84 (Wed, 13 Apr 2016 05:09:43 …continue reading

2015-16 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Pacers

The season is mercifully coming to an end tonight, at least for the dreary Knicks. The contest between the Knicks and Pacers is only really meaningful for the Indiana side. The Pacers have two games remaining, including tonight, and sit in a tie with the Pistons in the standings. The Pacers own the tie-breaker with Detroit, so they occupy the 7th seed, but there’s still room for things to fall apart. Obviously, the 7th seed is the more attractive position because it results in a date with the Raptors versus the 8th seed’s inevitable meeting with Lebron’s Cavaliers. The Pacers …continue reading