[New York Times] Finals Defeats Too Much to Bear for James (Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:02:55 GMT) LeBron James has tasted defeat four times in NBA Finals now but that does not make it any easier to swallow. In fact, losing to Golden State hurt so much he would rather miss out on the playoffs altogether than lose another championship series. [New York Times] Lack of Experience Proves No Problem for Champion Warriors (Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:53:53 GMT) The NBA champion Golden State Warriors proved on Tuesday that an age-old mantra — you have to learn to lose before …continue reading
With the draft a little over a week away and free agency to follow soon after, I figured now would be as good a time as any to restate the Knicks’ current sitution, vis a vis their salary cap (I might re-post this one more time right before free agency begins):
[New York Post] Cauley-Stein busting knock on him before Knicks workout (Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:36:50 -0400) Kentucky associate coach Kenny Payne got a text from an NBA organization Sunday raving about how well Wildcats defensive center Willie Cauley-Stein shot during his workout there. "They were floored,''… [New York Times] Kerr Knows What the Warriors Face in Game 6 of NBA Finals (Tue, 16 Jun 2015 06:24:04 GMT) Steve Kerr’s players had never been to the NBA Finals, so only he knows what the Golden State Warriors face in Game 6. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Al …continue reading
[New York Times] Surprising Sun Sit Atop the Eastern Conference in WNBA (Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:48:41 GMT) There is no doubt Connecticut is the early surprise of the WNBA season. [New York Times] Warriors 104, Cavaliers 91: N.B.A. Finals: Stephen Curry and Warriors Aren’t Short on Big Shots (Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:28:16 GMT) Curry made 7 of 13 3-point shots and scored 37 points as Golden State pulled away from visiting Cleveland in the fourth quarter and closed in on its first N.B.A. title since 1975. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Liberty Lose to Mystics …continue reading
[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Glory Johnson Case Involving Brittney Griner Is Dismissed (Sun, 14 Jun 2015 03:57:15 GMT) Charges have been dismissed against the W.N.B.A. All-Star Glory Johnson in a domestic violence case in Arizona involving her then-fiancée, Brittney Griner. [New York Times] Cavaliers Mull Over Possible Game Five Tweaks (Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:09:28 GMT) Just as Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr did not want to reveal details of an altered game plan for Game Four, his Cleveland Cavaliers counterpart did not want to tip his hand for Game Five. [New York Times] N.B.A. …continue reading
[New York Daily News] Knicks prez Phil Jackson rolls into Vegas to scout Porzingis (Sat, 13 Jun 2015 04:46:40 GMT) With less than 2 weeks before the June 25 draft, Phil Jackson headed for Las Vegas on Friday to scout European prospect Kristaps Porzingis.
[New York Times] LeBron Has ‘Slight Headache’ After Collision With Camera (Fri, 12 Jun 2015 06:49:57 GMT) Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James needed stitches to close a bloody cut on his head after a hard collision with a courtside camera during Game Four of the NBA Finals on Thursday. [New York Times] Warriors Top Cavaliers, Take Command of NBA Finals (Fri, 12 Jun 2015 05:59:04 GMT) The top-seeded Golden State Warriors rediscovered their scoring touch and tied the NBA Finals at 2-2 with a momentum-stealing 103-83 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday in Game Four. [New York Times] Iguodala …continue reading