Statistical Analysis. Humor. Knicks.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.04)

[ESPN] Rumor Central: Is Frank Ntilikina the Knicks’ top draft target? (Wednesday, May 03, 2017 11:10:45 AM) Rumor Central: Is Frank Ntilikina the Knicks’ top draft target? [NYTimes] LeBron James Reaches Scoring Milestone in Win for Cavaliers (Thursday, May 04, 2017 4:38:50 AM) The Cleveland star passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for second in career playoff points as the Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors, 125-103. [NY Newsday] Michele Roberts, head of NBA union, believes Phil Jackson trying ‘to shame’ Carmelo Anthony (Wednesday, May 03, 2017 10:25:49 PM) The head of the NBA players’ union, Michele Roberts, believes Knicks president Phil Jackson is …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.03)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.02)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.01)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.30)

[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.

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.29)

[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.

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.28)

[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