Knicks Morning News (2015.01.31)

  • [New York Post] Knicks hope Project Orlando produces Galloway-like results (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:37:34 -0500)

    Call it Project Orlando. Orlando Sanchez, who played for St. John's last season and went undrafted because of his age (26), continues to impress with D-League Westchester and is on…

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo says ‘it kills me’ to see Kobe Bryant’s injury woes (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:24:33 GMT)

    The plan was for Carmelo and the Knicks to square off against Kobe and the Lakers as a nationally televised lead-in to the Super Bowl.

  • [New York Times] Bledsoe, Dragic Team for 44 Points as Suns Beat Bulls 99-93 (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 07:18:05 GMT)

    As they have so often this season, Eric Bledsoe and Goran Dragic pushed the Phoenix Suns to victory.

  • [New York Times] Hayward, Utah Jazz Upset Golden State Warriors 110-100 (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:39:07 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors stepped off the plane in Salt Lake City with a bad taste in their mouths from a two-point overtime loss against the Chicago Bulls earlier in the week. Things got even worse against the Jazz on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Gordon Leads Davis-Less Pelicans Past Clippers, 108-103 (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:18:15 GMT)

    Eric Gordon looked a lot more like the player the Pelicans thought they were getting when he first arrived in a trade that sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers in 2011.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Lakers Assign Forward to D-League (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:07:37 GMT)

    The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned forward Ryan Kelly to their D-League affiliate, the Los Angeles D-Fenders.

  • [New York Times] Motiejunas Scores 26, Rockets Top Celtics for 4th Win in Row (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 05:00:07 GMT)

    Donatas Motiejunas wasn’t thinking about a new career high when he took an alley-oop from James Harden and hit a layup as he fell to the floor late in the fourth quarter. Preserving a Houston Rockets victory was foremost on his mind.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Hawks Top Blazers for 18th Straight Win (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:58:14 GMT)

    Atlanta overcame 37 points from Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge to beat the Trail Blazers, 105-99, and extend its franchise-record winning streak to 18 games.

  • [New York Times] LeBron Returns, Love, Irving Team for 44, as Cavs Top Kings (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:42:11 GMT)

    LeBron James met with Cavaliers team doctors Friday night to decide if he would play after missing a game because of a sprained right wrist.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Keep Streak Alive, Top Trail Blazers 105-99 (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:36:02 GMT)

    The Atlanta Hawks keep finding new ways to extend the longest winning streak in franchise history. This time, Kent Bazemore was the surprise star off the bench.

  • [New York Times] Mavericks Embarrass Heat in 2nd Half, Win 93-72 (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:45:01 GMT)

    Charlie Villanueva scored 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks went on an incredible 37-2 run in the second half to embarrass the Miami Heat 93-72 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Raptors Blow Big Lead, Edge Nets 127-122 in Overtime (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 03:42:00 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points, Amir Johnson made the tiebreaking basket with 41 seconds left in overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 127-122 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Carter-Williams Leads 76ers Past Timberwolves 103-94 (Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:48:07 GMT)

    Michael Carter-Williams had a triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 103-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night in a matchup of two of the league’s worst teams.