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Friday, March 27, 2015

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.13)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Phil looks for healthy Melo next season (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 01:05:26 EDT) The New York Knicks are hopeful that Carmelo Anthony will be healthy for the start of the 2015-16 season. Team president Phil Jackson told reporters in Los Angeles that Anthony is at the practice facility getting treatment on his surgically-repaired knee and is feeling “positive” about the surgery. Jackson expects Anthony to begin workouts in June. Anthony underwent season-ending surgery to repair a tendon issue — and possibly other knee damage — shortly after the All-Star game. [New York Daily News] Phil …continue reading

2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Lakers

A while back, I would have been worried about this game, but no more, as the Lakers are foolishly trying to win (Byron Scott was running out a 9-man rotation last game!), so the Knicks should be in good shape tonight. But if they were to win a game, this Lakers team is pretty bad, so it will be scary! Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.12)

[New York Post] For Knicks’ Fisher, it’s a long way from his Lakers glory days (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:42:14 -0400) LOS ANGELES — Knicks rookie coach Derek Fisher may get a standing ovation Thursday night, but not for anything he has done lately on the sidelines. It's all about the… [New York Times] On College Basketball: Richmond Player Has Basketball, and Perseverance, in His Blood (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:02:11 GMT) T.J. Cline, a redshirt sophomore for the Spiders, is the son of Nancy Lieberman, a women’s basketball superstar born a generation too soon. [New York Times] Trail Blazers …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.11)

[New York Times] Pelicans 111, Nets 91: Pelicans Top Nets and Gain Ground in Playoff Race (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:46:35 GMT) New Orleans moved to within two percentage points of Oklahoma City in the chase for the Western Conference’s final playoff spot. The Nets lost their fourth straight. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: James Leads Cavaliers Past Mavericks (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:38:27 GMT) LeBron James had 27 points, making him one of four players with more than 20 for Cleveland, which has won 12 of its last 13 games against Western Conference opponents. [New York …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.10)

[New York Post] Jason Smith’s proving doubters wrong may cost Knicks (Tue, 10 Mar 2015 01:40:30 -0400) DENVER — Power forward Jason Smith hopes to be back with the Knicks next season, but he may be playing well enough to price himself out of Jackson's budget. There could… [New York Daily News] Knicks blown out again, but team getting schooled in Zen (Tue, 10 Mar 2015 03:47:10 GMT) Jason Smith estimated it has happened “over 10” times, and he wasn’t referring to the amount of games the Knicks have won this season. [New York Times] Bosh Addresses Heat in 1st Visit …continue reading

Knicks @ Nuggets or Up in Smoke

Knicks visit Colorado a state of majestic beauty,  wonderful history, and let’s just say a legislature recommitted to agriculture. Few teams have disappointed fans more than the Nuggets. A team that looked like they were set for solid playoff runs seemed to just have the runs this season.  Coach Shaw was dismissed two weeks ago.  One can only wonder how much more time fellow former Laker turned coach Derek Fisher has. Let’s find out.