Knicks Morning News (2015.01.10)

  • [New York Daily News] Frank Isola named New York Sportswriter of the Year (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:34:47 GMT)

    Frank Isola has been a well-respected, critical and entertaining voice on the Knicks beat since 1996.

  • [New York Times] Familiar Result for James-Less Cavs: 112-94 Loss to Warriors (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:15:24 GMT)

    On one side of the floor, LeBron James sat on Cleveland’s bench in a suit. On the other, Mark Jackson talked about his former team from the ESPN broadcast table.

  • [New York Times] Balanced Lakers Beat Orlando 101-84 Without Kobe (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:12:14 GMT)

    When Kobe Bryant stays home to rest, the Los Angeles Lakers must play a different game to compete. With balanced scoring, relentless rebounding and an unlikely contribution from a newcomer, they got the formula exactly right against the slumping Orlando Magic.

  • [New York Times] Nuggets Beat Kings 118-108 for 4th Straight Win (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 05:51:21 GMT)

    Arron Afflalo and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings 118-108 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory.

  • [New York Times] Bucks Hand Timberwolves 14th Straight Loss, 98-84 (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 05:42:17 GMT)

    O.J. Mayo was a young ball boy for the University of Cincinnati when Kenyon Martin starred for the Bearcats. On Friday night, they were teammates for the first time.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro basketball: 76ers Top Nets in Final Seconds (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 05:21:36 GMT)

    Nerlens Noel dunked with three seconds left, lifting the Philadelphia 76ers to a 90-88 victory over the host Nets.

  • [New York Times] Pacers Need OT to Fend Off Boston’s Late Rally, 107-103 (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:42:26 GMT)

    David West was tired of watching the Pacers let leads slip away on the road.

  • [New York Times] Roy Tarpley, Drug-Plagued Former Mavericks Center, Dies (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:42:20 GMT)

    Roy Tarpley, the former Dallas Mavericks star center whose NBA career was cut short by drug abuse, died Friday. He was 50.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Hold Off Spirited Pistons Rally in 106-103 Victory (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:36:14 GMT)

    The Atlanta Hawks certainly looked the part of Eastern Conference leaders for most of the first half — and that was enough to extend their winning streak and snap Detroit’s impressive run.

  • [New York Times] Spurs Rally Without Big 3 to Beat Suns 100-95 (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:21:20 GMT)

    Danny Green had 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs fought through the second half without their Big Three, rallying to beat the Phoenix Suns 100-95 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Davis Leads Pelicans Past Grizzlies, 106-95 (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 03:48:15 GMT)

    Tyreke Evans had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 106-95 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Wall Finally Beats Rose as Wizards Top Bulls, 102-86 (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 03:45:19 GMT)

    John Wall finally beat Derrick Rose head-to-head, as the Washington Wizards took a 20-point first-quarter lead and held on for a 102-86 win over the Chicago Bulls Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Noel’s Dunk Lifts 76ers to 90-88 Victory at Nets (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 03:34:09 GMT)

    Nerlens Noel dunked with 3 seconds left, lifting the Philadelphia 76ers to a 90-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: 10-Day Contract With the Bucks Reunites Kenyon Martin and Jason Kidd (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 03:22:23 GMT)

    Because of injuries, Martin, a 37-year-old veteran forward, was likely to earn immediate playing time.

  • [New York Times] On Religion: Tense Scene on Basketball Court 50 Years Ago Recalls Catholic Role in Civil Rights (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 02:33:44 GMT)

    A contest that broke a sports color line in Nashville in 1965 was played without violence breaking out, and is now a landmark in local history.

  • [New York Post] Guess which young Knick has regressed — you might be surprised (Sat, 10 Jan 2015 03:46:54 -0500)

    In wake of the Phil Jackson's fire sale, it's show-me time for the Knicks' last two high draft picks — last year's rookie, Tim Hardaway Jr., and current rookie Cleanthony…

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