[SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony could be a fit for the Clippers (Tuesday, May 02, 2017 1:00:56 PM) The Clippers were among the teams — along with the Celtics, Cavaliers, and others — who expressed interest in Anthony prior to this season’s trade deadline. [NYDN] Three suspects nabbed in Cleanthony Early shooting, robbery (Tuesday, May 02, 2017 10:21:38 AM) Three suspects in the armed robbery and shooting of ex-Knick Cleanthony Early were arrested Tuesday — 16 months after the brazen holdup. [NYTimes] Kenny Sears, Knicks’ Two-Time Leading Scorer, Is Dead at 83 (Tuesday, May 02, 2017 8:39:52 PM) Sears, a 6-foot-9 …continue reading
[NYTimes] Cavaliers Crush Raptors in Eastern Conference Semifinal’s Opener (Tuesday, May 02, 2017 2:21:54 AM) LeBron James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 24, and Cleveland, which had not played since April 23 after a four-game sweep of Indiana, won at home in Game 1. [NYTimes] Twitter Signs a Deal to Stream Regular-Season W.N.B.A. Games (Tuesday, May 02, 2017 12:20:14 AM) The 20-game agreement makes the basketball league the first women’s professional sports group to sign a rights deal with the social media service. [NYDN] Former Knicks star Latrell Sprewell ineligible for Big3 draft (Monday, May 01, 2017 3:41:47 PM) Unfortunately, …continue reading
[NYTimes] Sports Briefing: Celtics Open Conference Semifinal by Beating Wizards (Monday, May 01, 2017 3:56:10 AM) Isaiah Thomas, a day after attending his sister’s funeral, scored 33 points as Boston won Game 1. [NYTimes] Jazz 104, Clippers 91 | Jazz win series, 4-3: Jazz Top the Clippers in Game 7, Escorting Them to Another Early Exit (Monday, May 01, 2017 3:04:45 AM) Utah, led by Gordon Hayward’s 26 points, knocked Chris Paul and his teammates out of the playoffs and into an uncertain future. [NYPost] Why the Jazz’s win could have Carmelo Anthony heading west (Sunday, April 30, 2017 7:58:51 …continue reading
[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: 6-Foot-10 and a 3-Point Shooter. Just What the Rockets Want. (Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:11:14 PM) Kyle Wiltjer averaged just over 10 3-point attempts in the D-League this season as he tries to develop at a position vital to Houston’s success. [NYTimes] Keeping Score: Joe Johnson, a Taciturn Veteran, Speaks Volumes for the Jazz (Saturday, April 29, 2017 3:25:02 PM) Johnson, a 16-year veteran, has unexpectedly become a key for the offense off the Utah bench in the playoffs, especially with the game on the line.
[NYTimes] Wizards and Celtics Both Clinch Series and Will Meet in the Next Round (Saturday, April 29, 2017 4:22:46 AM) John Wall led Washington with 42 points; Avery Bradley scored 23 to lead Boston; and Larry Bird stepped down from the Pacers’ front office. [SNY Knicks] Hill, Senglin among potential under the radar targets for Knicks (Friday, April 28, 2017 1:00:28 PM) The Knicks, coming off their fourth-straight season without a postseason appearance, have lots of work to do between now and the 2017-18 season.
[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: From the Start, Kristaps Porzingis Made It Clear He Wouldn’t Be Timid (Thursday, April 27, 2017 4:34:34 PM) After two seasons of Knicks dysfunction, can anyone be surprised that Porzingis has publicly grown tired of team leadership? [NYTimes] Raptors Lose 25-Point Lead but Eliminate the Bucks (Friday, April 28, 2017 2:33:31 AM) DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points and Cory Joseph fueled a late 9-0 run to lead Toronto to an 92-89 victory and a matchup with the Cavaliers. [NYPost] Joakim Noah gave the Knicks more than poor play, injuries and drug shame (Thursday, April 27, 2017 …continue reading
[NYTimes] Celtics Top Bulls to End Home-Team Slump and Take 3-2 Lead (Thursday, April 27, 2017 1:59:04 AM) Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to lead Boston. Also, Bradley Beal had 27 points to fuel Washington’s victory over Atlanta. [NYPost] Kobe Bryant: I’m the proof that Phil and Carmelo have hope (Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:07:29 PM) Phil Jackson attended the premiere Sunday of the animated movie Kobe Bryant made from his poem “Dear Basketball’’ at the Tribeca Film Festival. Considering the wars Bryant and the Knicks president waged in print and in public back in their …continue reading