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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.08)

[New York Daily News] Isola: Carmelo, Dolan both have lot riding on Knicks coach (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 04:19:40 GMT) If Carmelo Anthony needed a lesson on how to really throw his weight around Madison Square Garden he could have asked Patrick Ewing. [New York Daily News] Raissman: MSG TV still avoiding big questions for Knicks (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:29:09 GMT) When he is on camera, Phil Jackson is hard to miss. [New York Times] Warriors Become 2nd NBA Team to Win 70, Beat Spurs 112-101 (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:36:43 GMT) Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.07)

[New York Daily News] Carmelo would ‘love’ to have input on Knicks next coach (Thu, 07 Apr 2016 06:31:39 GMT) Kurt Rambis may be the top choice for Phil Jackson, but Carmelo Anthony wants to be consulted before the next coach is hired. [New York Daily News] Patrick Ewing makes pitch for why he should coach Knicks (Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:56:10 GMT) Ewing, 53, is currently the lead assistant with the Hornets under Steve Clifford. [New York Daily News] Rambis says he’s no Jackson puppet, Knicks lose to Hornets (Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:18:20 GMT) Kurt Rambis reinforced his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.06)

[New York Daily News] Tax break saves MSG chairman Dolan $48.5M this fiscal year (Wed, 06 Apr 2016 04:25:45 GMT) Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes…unless you’re James Dolan. [New York Daily News] Isola: Knicks’ Dolan could derail Phil Jackson’s Rambis plan (Wed, 06 Apr 2016 04:24:52 GMT) Phil Jackson is more vocal at Knicks practices since Kurt Rambis replaced Derek Fisher as head coach in February. [New York Post] Carmelo and Porzingis may not play together for rest of season (Wed, 06 Apr 2016 03:35:16 -0400) And in the 78th game, he rested — for the …continue reading

Your “Because Knicks” Story of the Day: Sources: Phil Jackson pushing for Knicks to keep Kurt Rambis

According to Marc Stein and Ian Begley of ESPN.com: The New York Knicks are giving strong consideration to making Kurt Rambis their full-time head coach, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN.com that Rambis, who has served as the Knicks’ interim coach since Derek Fisher was fired Feb. 8, is the preferred choice of team president ?Phil Jackson, who sources say is pushing for a new multiyear deal for Rambis despite New York’s 8-16 record since the coaching change. So yes, our only hope now lies in James Dolan being the logical one of the Dolan/Phil Jackson pairing. Have mercy …continue reading

2015-16 Recap: Knicks 87, Pacers 92

Sorry I’m pulling a “better late than never” recap on you guys today. I won’t bore you with the details of why I couldn’t do this yesterday, but rest assured that family obligations can indeed set fire to an entire day’s worth of time. I barely even got to watch the game as it was played, and just finally got the chance to watch the replay. The Knicks played sans Melo, so my optimism for kicking the Pacers out of the playoffs was already compromised at tip-off. But I’ve gotta say, I’m proud of how the team competed, particularly in …continue reading