[New York Times] Liberty Secure Top Overall Playoff Seed for 1st Time (Thu, 10 Sep 2015 07:27:54 GMT) Coming into the season, so much was made of potential distractions that could derail the New York Liberty. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Liberty Clinch Top Seed in W.N.B.A. Playoffs (Thu, 10 Sep 2015 04:22:39 GMT) Epiphanny Prince had 25 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists, and the Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun, 74-64, at Madison Square Garden.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Marco Belinelli Leads Italy Over Spain (Wed, 09 Sep 2015 03:47:37 GMT) In another game at the European championship, Turkey held on to defeat Germany. [New York Times] N.B.A. Shifts Seeding Format for Playoffs (Wed, 09 Sep 2015 02:10:34 GMT) Postseason seedings will be based solely on regular-season records, effectively removing the importance of division titles.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Tony Parker Achieves European Milestone (Tue, 08 Sep 2015 04:04:19 GMT) Parker became the leading scorer in European championship history as he led France, the defending champion, to a 69-66 victory over Poland. [New York Post] Porzingis ‘can’t wait’ to show off bulky body at Knicks camp (Tue, 08 Sep 2015 00:14:22 -0400) Kristaps Porzingis attended the night session of the U.S. Open Sunday and looked noticeably broader than he did during the Las Vegas summer league. The Post reported Monday the 7-foot-3…
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Serbia Edges Germany at the European Basketball Championship (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 04:33:15 GMT) Nemanja Bjelica made a difficult layup with less than a second remaining to lift Serbia to a 68-66 victory over Germany. [New York Times] Liberty 75, Lynx 71: Liberty Secure Top Seed in the East (Mon, 07 Sep 2015 02:47:01 GMT) The Liberty tied the franchise season record for wins by beating the Lynx for their 22nd victory and moved one and a half games ahead of Minnesota in the race for home-court advantage throughout the postseason.
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Iceland Tests Dirk Nowitzki and Germany (Sun, 06 Sep 2015 04:58:25 GMT) Nowitzki and Dennis Schroeder scored 15 points each to lead Germany to a surprisingly close 71-65 victory over Iceland in Berlin at the start of the European basketball championship.
[New York Times] A Basketball Arena Battles for San Francisco’s Heart (Sat, 05 Sep 2015 10:00:23 GMT) The owners of the Golden State Warriors are offering to foot the bill for a new 18,000-seat entertainment complex in San Francisco, but some in the city are crying foul. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Liberty’s Brittany Boyd Is Out (Sat, 05 Sep 2015 03:44:23 GMT) Boyd, a rookie guard, hurt her wrist while driving to the basket and landing hard in Thursday’s loss to Chicago.