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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.17)

[New York Daily News] Isola: Jackson should model Knicks on Popovich’s Spurs (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:01:53 GMT) Phil Jackson couldn’t resist taking a subtle dig at the San Antonio Spurs last June. [New York Post] The backstory of Knicks’ ‘athletic,’ under-the-radar French pick (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:19:32 -0400) Knicks owner James Dolan never spent $1.5 million so quietly. It was past midnight, after Phil Jackson had made his first two draft picks as team president last June 26,… [New York Times] Diana Taurasi Focusing on Playing in Russia, Where the Money Is (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:00:05 GMT) …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – That Time Isiah Thomas Nearly Joined the Knicks…as a PLAYER!

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. A fear every Knick fan has is that someday the Knicks owner might try to bring former Knick President Isiah Thomas back to the organization in some capacity, as James Dolan clearly still appreciates the insights …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.16)

[New York Times] Somehow, Heat Still Have a Shot at the East Playoffs (Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:56 GMT) Here are some key members of the current Miami Heat rotation: A center who resuscitated his career in Lebanon, a forward who was playing for a bad team in China a few weeks ago, and a couple of graduates of the NBA Development League. [New York Times] Suns 102, Knicks 89: Knicks Fall to Phoenix Suns, and to 4-31 on Road (Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:47:08 GMT) Andrea Bargnani and Alexey Shved each scored 18 points for the Knicks, who led …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.15)

[New York Post] Knicks pounded by Warriors — and Fisher says Calderon’s season may be over (Sun, 15 Mar 2015 01:24:26 -0400) OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Fisher allowed for the possibility that Jose Calderon won't make it back this season despite the point guard's ardent wishes to return. Calderon has a tricky… [New York Times] Warriors 125, Knicks 94: Stephen Curry Helps Warriors Crush Knicks (Sun, 15 Mar 2015 04:59:39 GMT) Curry, playing on his 27th birthday, had 25 points and 11 assists for Golden State, which blew open the game with a 47-point second quarter. [New York Times] Curry …continue reading

2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Warriors

The Warriors held a bunch of their stars out against Denver and lost. Now their stars will play against the Knicks. That’s weird, right? Philly lost tonight, so this is a big game for the Knicks! Let’s go, Knicks (to the loss column)!

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.14)

[New York Post] After disaster, Phil Jackson backtracks on Melo expectations (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:26:24 -0400) SAN FRANCISCO — Phil Jackson has written off this season for Carmelo Anthony as impossible to judge because of Anthony's season-long knee injury, saying the Knicks star played his 40… [New York Times] Blazers Hand Pistons Their 9th Straight Loss With 118-99 Win (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:31:02 GMT) The Trail Blazers didn’t have to scramble to finish against the Detroit Pistons, and that was a good thing with a looming five-game road trip. [New York Times] Late Barrage of 3s Lifts Atlanta …continue reading