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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.14)

[New York Post] After disaster, Phil Jackson backtracks on Melo expectations (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:26:24 -0400) SAN FRANCISCO — Phil Jackson has written off this season for Carmelo Anthony as impossible to judge because of Anthony's season-long knee injury, saying the Knicks star played his 40… [New York Times] Blazers Hand Pistons Their 9th Straight Loss With 118-99 Win (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 05:31:02 GMT) The Trail Blazers didn’t have to scramble to finish against the Detroit Pistons, and that was a good thing with a looming five-game road trip. [New York Times] Late Barrage of 3s Lifts Atlanta …continue reading

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