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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.14)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Court Rejects Sterling’s Appeal (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 03:52:55 GMT) A California appeals court shot down Donald Sterling’s latest effort to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to the former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer. [New York Times] LeBron James and Cavs Open vs. Knicks (Thu, 14 Aug 2014 01:30:49 GMT) The N.B.A. on Wednesday released its schedule, which begins on Oct. 28 with the San Antonio Spurs hosting the Dallas Mavericks in one of three games. [New York Times] Sterling’s Last Bid to Halt L.A. Clippers Sale …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.13)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: P. J. Tucker Suspended After D.U.I. Plea (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:09:05 GMT) The N.B.A. suspended Phoenix Suns forward P. J. Tucker for three games after his guilty plea to “super extreme” driving while intoxicated. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Liberty Lose to Mercury (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 02:47:48 GMT) Candice Dupree scored 18 points as Phoenix beat the host Liberty, 76-64, giving the Mercury home-court advantage throughout the W.N.B.A. playoffs. [New York Times] N.B.A. Approves Ballmer’s Purchase of Clippers (Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:57:02 GMT) The sale, for …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.12)

[New York Times] How Becky Hammon Became N.B.A.’s First Full-Time Female Assistant Coach (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:08:06 GMT) Hammon’s being named the first full-time female assistant coach in the N.B.A. by the San Antonio Spurs may have started on a shared flight from the London Olympics. [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony says he does not expect Knicks to win a championship this year (Tue, 12 Aug 2014 05:47:59 GMT) Carmelo Anthony is apparently as realistic about the Knicks championship chances as most basketball fans. The All-Star forward, who re-signed with the Knicks for five years and $124 million, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.11)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Catchings Leads Fever Over Liberty (Mon, 11 Aug 2014 04:45:02 GMT) Tamika Catchings scored a season-high 29 points to lead the visiting Indiana Fever to a 90-76 victory over the Liberty, ending the Fever’s three-game losing streak.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.10)

[New York Times] Taurasi Lifts Phoenix to 82-80 Win Over Lynx (Sun, 10 Aug 2014 05:15:09 GMT) The matchup of the best two teams in the WNBA came down to the final seconds and Diana Taurasi got the win for the Phoenix Mercury.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.09)

[New York Times] ‘Strange Duck’ Marciulionis Inducted Into Hall of Fame (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 05:30:01 GMT) Lithuanian Sarunas Marciulionis recalled the culture shock when he first joined the National Basketball Association at his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: James Says He Plans to Stay Put (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 04:03:54 GMT) LeBron James said he intended to play the rest of his career with Cleveland. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Rudy Gay Joins National Team (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 03:50:47 GMT) The United States national men’s …continue reading

The Quincy Acy Trade: A Knicksplainer

That’s right. We’re calling it the Quincy Acy trade. Y’all got a problem with that? I didn’t think so. In any case, if you haven’t heard, the Knicks made a trade yesterday. To recap: Knicks get: Travis Outlaw, Quincy Acy Kings get: Jeremy Tyler, Wayne Ellington, protections removed from Knicks 2016 second-round pick All caught up? Good. Let’s break this down. The good: Recent reports had the Knicks entertaining the idea of packaging Pablo Prigioni in a deal with Ellington, so hopefully this trade means Prigs is here for the long run. And by long run, I mean forever. A lot of …continue reading