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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.12)

[New York Post] Knicks’ Kurt Rambis will be back next season (in some fashion) (Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:40:43 -0400) INDIANAPOLIS — Whether Kurt Rambis is Knicks head coach for the last time Tuesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse hasn't been determined. What has been determined is Rambis will return in some capacity next season — whether as offensive coordinator or assistant general manager, according to sources. That's part of the reason Rambis talks about the… [New York Times] Rockets Home In on Playoff Zone After Early Turbulence (Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:00:28 GMT) Houston Rockets scripted a stunning turnaround to …continue reading David Blatt among available coaches who interest Knicks, sources say

Chris Broussard and Ian Begley report: New York Knicks interim coach Kurt Rambis continues to get strong consideration to become the team’s full-time coach, but team president Phil Jackson does intend to speak to other available candidates, according to league sources. Sources told on Monday that former Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt is among the names who interest the Knicks. This is where we are as Knick fans. We are legitimately excited when there are reports saying that the Knicks will interview other coaches, while wanting to keep their terrible current head coach. But hey, I’ll sure as heck …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.11)

[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: On the Selection of the Knicks’ New Coach, a Few Musings From a Past Official (Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:00:21 GMT) Phil Jackson, the Knicks’ president, may want to have a better idea of who is going to be on the bench before deciding on who will lead the team. [New York Times] Around the NBA: Picks for NBA Awards _ and League Champion (Mon, 11 Apr 2016 06:27:37 GMT) Combing over the NBA awards this season finds more no-brainers than nail-biters. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Duke Freshman to Transfer (Mon, …continue reading

2015-16 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Raptors

I was so caught up in the great sports day with the dramatic Masters final and the Warriors/Spurs that I forgot that this team was still playing. At the half, the Knicks trail the Raptors 54-51. The Knicks have a chance to avoid losing 50 games! Let’s go, Knicks!