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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

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

BREAKING NEWS: Knicks Trade Ellington, Tyler for Acy and (gulp) Outlaw

As first reported by Sam Amick: The New York Knicks will trade guard Wayne Ellington, forward Jeremy Tyler and a 2016 second-round pick to the Sacramento Kings for forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw, people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet announced. It is believed that there are other pieces in the trade as well. The Kings are expected to waive Tyler and use the stretch provision on Ellington, giving the Kings salary cap relief. Well, we’ve heard the whispers the last 20-odd …continue reading