Knicks Morning News (2015.02.12)

  • [New York Times] Silver ‘Focused on Action’ in 2nd Year as NBA Commissioner (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:44:45 GMT)

    Adam Silver stood at the podium last All-Star weekend and said he wanted to listen.

  • [New York Times] Nowitzki In for West All-Stars; Harden, Thompson to Start (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:23:23 GMT)

    Western Conference All-Star team coach Steve Kerr’s lineup will look nothing like the one voted for by fans as star after NBA star has gone down with injuries.

  • [New York Times] Jordan’s 24 Points, 20 Rebounds Lead Clippers Over Rockets (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:41:33 GMT)

    DeAndre Jordan had 24 points and 20 rebounds, Jamal Crawford and J.J. Redick each had 20 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Houston Rockets 110-95 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Distinction for Knicks: Worst Team to Host N.B.A. All-Star Game (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:31:54 GMT)

    At 10-43, the Knicks go into the All-Star break with a winning percentage of .189, lower than that of the Heat when they hosted the 1990 game.

  • [New York Times] No Carmelo Anthony, No Hope as Knicks Fall to Another Lowly Team (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:31:54 GMT)

    With Anthony sitting out again, the Knicks lost at Orlando and entered their All-Star break with a 10-43 record, the worst in the N.B.A.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Celtics Rally to Hand Hawks a Rare Loss (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:31:33 GMT)

    The Hawks, who have lost four of their last seven after a 19-game winning streak, still have the best record in the Eastern Conference.

  • [New York Times] Trail Blazers Hand Lakers 11th Straight Road Loss, 102-86 (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:23:26 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers extended the Los Angeles Lakers’ road losing streak to a franchise-record 11 games with a 102-86 victory Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Pelicans’ Davis Decides to Sit Out NBA All-Star Game (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:59:12 GMT)

    Anthony Davis has decided to sit out this Sunday’s NBA All-Star game.

  • [New York Times] Thompson, Harden Will Start for West in All-Star Game (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:53:23 GMT)

    Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson and Houston Rockets guard James Harden have been named starters for the Western Conference All-Star team.

  • [New York Times] Barea Scores 22 for Mavericks in Ragged 87-82 Win Over Jazz (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:38:13 GMT)

    J.J. Barea enjoyed a pleasant surprise when Monta Ellis lined up beside him in the backcourt after it looked as if Dallas’ leading scorer would have to sit with a left hip injury.

  • [New York Times] Durant, Westbrook Lead Thunder Past Grizzlies, 105-89 (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:26:13 GMT)

    The Thunder put an exclamation point on their hot streak heading into the All-Star break.

  • [New York Times] LeBron, Cavs Overpower Heat 113-93 for 14th Win in 15 Games (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:05:48 GMT)

    Seconds before the opening tip, LeBron James pulled Chris Bosh close and tightly hugged his former teammate.

  • [New York Times] Reserves Help Warriors Survive 94-91 Over Timberwolves (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:02:32 GMT)

    After a first 51 games unlike any other in franchise history, the Golden State Warriors need a rest.

  • [New York Times] Brandon Knight Scores 20, Bucks Beat Kings, 111-103 (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:53:37 GMT)

    Brandon Knight certainly looked like an All-Star.

  • [New York Times] Spurs Ease Into All-Star Break With 104-87 Win Over Pistons (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:24:39 GMT)

    With Gregg Popovich’s 1,000th victory out of the way, San Antonio had one more game before the All-Star break.

  • [New York Times] Celtics Rally, Beat Hawks 89-88 on Turner’s Buzzer-Beater (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:24:32 GMT)

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens wasn’t about to put too much importance on his team’s comeback victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks.

  • [New York Times] West, Hill Each Score 17 and Pacers Pound Pelicans, 106-93 (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:30:11 GMT)

    David West and George Hill each scored 17 points and the Indiana Pacers went into the All-Star break with their fourth victory in their last five games, pounding the New Orleans Pelicans 106-93 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] DeRozan Leads Raptors Past Wizards (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:15:44 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan hit a tiebreaking jump shot with 12 seconds left and the Toronto Raptors headed into the All-Star break on a winning note, beating the Washington Wizards 95-93 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Vucevic Scores 28 to Help Magic Hold Off Knicks 89-83 (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:09:13 GMT)

    Nik Vucevic had 28 points and 18 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic held off the New York Knicks 89-83 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:53:25 GMT)

    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will miss his third straight game at Toronto on Wednesday night after an examination revealed a “mild stress reaction in his lower right fibula.”

  • [New York Daily News] Former Knick Mason in critical condition, source confirms (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 07:07:52 GMT)

    Anthony Mason was in critical condition following a massive heart attack.

  • [New York Daily News] Charles Oakley calls Knicks owner James Dolan ‘a bad guy’ (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:54:33 GMT)

    For all the blood, sweat and tears Charles Oakley sacrificed while wearing a Knicks uniform, he has no lost love for owner James Dolan.

  • [New York Daily News] Amar’e Stoudemire, Knicks begin conversation about buyout (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 05:52:31 GMT)

    Amar’e Stoudemire’s agent acknowledged on Wednesday that he has begun conversations with the Knicks about a possible buyout.

  • [New York Daily News] Late Jerry Tarkanian was ‘father’ to ex-Knick Larry Johnson (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 03:28:02 GMT)

    When Jerry Tarkanian walked into Larry Johnson’s life he was the coach Johnson needed, but quickly became the father he never had.

  • [New York Daily News] Melo sits as Knicks enter All-Star break with loss to Magic (Thu, 12 Feb 2015 02:48:11 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony will have three more days off to see if he can be ready for the All-Star Game.

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