Knicks Morning News (2015.02.13)

  • [New York Times] 2 Years After Snub, Curry Is All-Star Man of the Moment (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:52:03 GMT)

    Stephen Curry will take on his teammate and team up with his father, then finally take the floor as the leading vote-getter for the All-Star game.

  • [New York Times] Curtains for Visitors: How Arizona State Reinvented Free-Throw Distraction (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:24:35 GMT)

    A statistical analysis shows that a new version of student antics appears to be costing visiting teams one to two points per game.

  • [New York Times] Rose Scores 30, Bulls Beat Cavaliers 113-98 (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:17:29 GMT)

    Derrick Rose drove hard to the rim and heard those familiar “MVP! MVP!” chants from the crowd. The star point guard was in top form, and so were the Bulls.

  • [New York Times] George Karl Is Set to Coach the Sacramento Kings (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:09:30 GMT)

    The Kings said they had reached an agreement in principle with Karl to become head coach.

  • [New York Times] Anthony Says He Is Likely to Sit Out Rest of Season (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 03:37:00 GMT)

    Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, voted by N.B.A. fans to start the All-Star Game, told ESPN Radio he would probably sit out the remainder of the season afterward because of his injured left knee.

  • [New York Times] Owners of Host Teams Can Skip the All-Star Festivities (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:55:30 GMT)

    Although the N.B.A’s All-Star events will take place in New York City this weekend, fans should not expect to see the host teams’ owners at too many of them.

  • [New York Times] Pelicans’ Davis Saving Himself for Playoff Push (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:02:06 GMT)

    New Orleans Pelicans rising star Anthony Davis is disappointed at missing out on a starting assignment in Sunday’s NBA All-Star game because of a shoulder injury but the mature 21-year-old is looking at the big picture.

  • [New York Daily News] Fan vote: Owner James Dolan should sell the Knicks (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:28:45 GMT)

    Irving Bierman may have gotten a nasty email from Jim Dolan, but on his feelings about the Knicks’ owner, he is clearly not alone.

  • [New York Daily News] Melo says it’s ‘very likely’ season ends after All-Star Game (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 06:20:23 GMT)

    It’s All-Star Weekend in NYC, and Carmelo Anthony, the lone representative from both teams, insisted he will play in Sunday’s All-Star Game.

  • [New York Daily News] Former Knick Mason’s condition ‘slightly’ improved: report (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 05:04:58 GMT)

    Anthony Mason’s condition, which seemed so dire on Wednesday after he suffered a life-threatening heart attack, has “improved slightly.”

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Pairing Carmelo with Amar’e was a bust for Knicks (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 03:04:15 GMT)

    The worst-kept secret in the NBA is that Carmelo Anthony is on the verge of having season-ending knee surgery.

  • [New York Post] The all-time Knicks team would be incredible (Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:20:26 -0500)

    It is the stuff of not just New York but NBA legend. Willis Reed limped out on the Garden floor, the Lakers stared in amazement. Reed hit his first two…