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Monday, October 20, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.10.01)

[New York Daily News] Trader claims he was unfairly ejected from Knicks game at MSG (Wed, 01 Oct 2014 09:33:38 GMT) Anthony Rotondi is crying foul against Madison Square Garden – claiming he was ejected from a Knicks game in January after just for yelling ‘Carmelo, You Stink!’ [New York Daily News] Derek Fisher spends all of first practice as Knicks coach on defense (Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:53:57 GMT) The implementation of Phil Jackson’s famed triangle offense will be a running theme throughout Fisher’s initial training camp and season in New York, but the fact that the first-year coach …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.30)

[New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Amar’e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani are healthy, happy (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:44:05 GMT) Better check those expiration dates. Amar’e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani will combine for $35.4 million in expiring contracts after the upcoming season for Phil Jackson and the Knicks to have some workable cap space next summer. [New York Daily News] Isola: Clock already ticking on Knicks and Carmelo Anthony’s partnership with Phil Jackson (Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:38:17 GMT) Carmelo Anthony’s waistline shrunk this summer as his wallet expanded. For those of you who believe money can’t buy happiness, take a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.29)

[New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Expectations rising with Derek Fisher (Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:38:26 GMT) The Knicks believe their win total last season should have fallen somewhere between their totally disappointing final number (37) and the 54 they posted one year earlier in winning the Atlantic Division.

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.27)

[New York Daily News] Phil Jackson expects Knicks to be playoff team, but not title in first year (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:47:01 GMT) With training camp opening for the Knicks on Tuesday in West Point, Phil Jackson believes the Knicks will return to the playoffs this season under first-year coach Derek Fisher in a revamped Eastern Conference. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Luol Deng Forgives Danny Ferry (Sat, 27 Sep 2014 04:12:38 GMT) Miami Heat forward Luol Deng said he had forgiven Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him. [New …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.26)

[New York Times] Archers Take Aim at Basketball’s Hijab Ban (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:15:53 GMT) Banned by basketball’s governing body and a source of controversy at the Asian Games, hijabs were worn freely at the archery tournament in Incheon on Friday as athletes struggled to comprehend how a headscarf could cause such an uproar. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Paul George Cleared for Limited Exercise (Fri, 26 Sep 2014 05:13:38 GMT) Less than two months after sustaining a gruesome compound fracture of his right leg, Paul George of the Indiana Pacers has been cleared to put …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.25)

[New York Times] Qatar Out of Women’s Basketball Over Hijab Row (Thu, 25 Sep 2014 08:53:52 GMT) Qatar pulled out of the women’s basketball competition at the Asian Games on Thursday after refusing to abide by international regulations preventing them from wearing hijabs, while organisers said they were powerless to do anything about it. [New York Times] Phoenix Re-Sign Bledsoe to Five-Year Contract (Thu, 25 Sep 2014 04:55:35 GMT) The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a new five-year contract with restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe, the team said on Wednesday. [New York Times] Phoenix Re-Sign Bledsoe to Five-Year Contract (Thu, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.09.24)

[New York Times] Qatar Forfeit Basketball Game in Hijab Row (Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:44:36 GMT) The Qatar women’s basketball team refused to play in their Asian Games group match against Mongolia on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Sue Bird Is First American on Four Teams for World Championship (Wed, 24 Sep 2014 03:58:06 GMT) Bird, who won gold in 2002 and 2010 and a bronze in 2006, was named to the 2014 United States team. [New York Times] Caldwell Jones, Artful Center, Dies at 64 (Wed, 24 Sep …continue reading