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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.15)

[New York Times] Warriors Beat Short-Handed Heat 104-89 for 8th Straight Win (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:24:11 GMT) Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has nothing but “good problems” right now. [New York Times] Jordan’s Double-Double Helps Clippers Beat Blazers, 100-94 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:30:26 GMT) Jamal Crawford scored 25 points, DeAndre Jordan had 17 points and 18 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Portland 100-94 on Wednesday night. [New York Times] Grizzlies 103, Nets 92: Nets Put On Sleepy Show After Morning Workout (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:16:04 GMT) Lionel Hollins …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.14)

[New York Post] Fisher: Work ethic not reason why Hardaway is struggling (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 03:37:38 -0500) LONDON — After Tuesday's practice at Imperial College, Tim Hardaway Jr. made a promotional appearance for adidas. That looks to be the only place he is gaining traction. As the… [New York Post] Great Britain not betting on Knicks — but it’s not for the reason you think (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 03:16:38 -0500) LONDON — There are 2,700 Ladbrokes betting parlors in Great Britain, but not one is taking any action on the Knicks-Bucks NBA contest at O2 Arena Thursday. Ray, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.13)

[New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony admits surgery ‘my only option’ for knee (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:09:54 GMT) Carmelo Anthony’s worst-case scenario – even worse than 5-35 – now seems inevitable. [New York Times] Harden Has 30, Rockets Rout Nets After Howard-Garnett Fight (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:24:15 GMT) Dwight Howard’s face might have been stinging from Kevin Garnett ramming his head into it, and now his ears were ringing as fans directed loud boos toward him. [New York Times] Magic Shoot 59 Percent in 121-114 Victory Over Bulls (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:09:27 GMT) Nikola Vucevic had 33 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.12)

[New York Post] London trip offers desperate Knicks a break — and a boot camp (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:29:22 -0500) For four days, the Knicks will know peace. OK, maybe not peace, but at least they won't know another loss. The 5-35 Knicks, tied with the Magic and Suns for… [New York Times] Pacers’ Sudden Slide a Lesson for All NBA Teams (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:15:58 GMT) At this time a year ago, the Indiana Pacers were 29-7 and well on their way to finishing with the Eastern Conference’s best record. [New York Times] Lillard Scores 34 Points, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.11)

[New York Daily News] Phil Jackson says Knicks’ disastrous season is ‘on me’ (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:05:53 GMT) Phil Jackson offered his “mea culpa” for this disastrous Knicks season, calling the worst start in franchise history “on me.” [New York Daily News] Bondy: Phil fesses to Knicks mess, but can he fix it? (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 02:42:58 GMT) This was a very different Phil Jackson on Saturday, chastened by the sort of start he might not even wish on Pat Riley. [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Jax praises recovering Amar’e (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:22:38 GMT) Amar’e …continue reading

Thread: Knicks v. Hornets or “Buzzer Beater”

See what I did there?  With the Hornets and the “Buzz” and well this… In the rare 1pm Saturday game, the Knicks face a 15th consecutive defeat.  To avoid that, the team has to find a way to stop the very hot of late Kemba Walker (30.8 ppg over the last four outings).  Walker is having his best year as a pro.  His WS/48 is finally above league average (.122) after three seasons below .099. And his turnover volume is down to the lowest point of his career. The thing that makes Walker so dangerous is that he is too …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.01.10)

[New York Daily News] Frank Isola named New York Sportswriter of the Year (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:34:47 GMT) Frank Isola has been a well-respected, critical and entertaining voice on the Knicks beat since 1996. [New York Times] Familiar Result for James-Less Cavs: 112-94 Loss to Warriors (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:15:24 GMT) On one side of the floor, LeBron James sat on Cleveland’s bench in a suit. On the other, Mark Jackson talked about his former team from the ESPN broadcast table. [New York Times] Balanced Lakers Beat Orlando 101-84 Without Kobe (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:12:14 GMT) When …continue reading