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Thursday, May 5, 2016

2015-16 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Raptors

I was so caught up in the great sports day with the dramatic Masters final and the Warriors/Spurs that I forgot that this team was still playing. At the half, the Knicks trail the Raptors 54-51. The Knicks have a chance to avoid losing 50 games! Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.10)

[New York Times] Towns’ Clutch Shot Gives TWolves 106-105 Win Over Blazers (Sun, 10 Apr 2016 05:57:41 GMT) Karl-Anthony Towns hit a turnaround hook shot with 1.8 seconds left and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off a furious rally by the Portland Trail Blazers for a 106-105 victory Saturday night. [New York Times] Gay’s Free Throws Lift Kings Over Thunder in Arena Finale (Sun, 10 Apr 2016 05:48:44 GMT) Rudy Gay scored 24 points, including two free throws with 1 second left, for the Sacramento Kings, who celebrated the final game at Sleep Train Arena with a 114-112 victory over the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.09)

[New York Times] Popovich Set to Field Full Strength Spurs for Warriors (Sat, 09 Apr 2016 06:51:27 GMT) The San Antonio Spurs chose to rest their standouts on Friday night but plan to return to full strength when they face the record-challenging Golden State Warriors in two days. [New York Times] Crawford Three-Pointer Lifts Clippers to Win Over Jazz (Sat, 09 Apr 2016 04:54:28 GMT) Jamal Crawford scored 30 points and hit a game-winning 3-pointer with less than a second remaining to lift the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers to a shocking 102-99 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz on Friday. …continue reading

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