Knicks Morning News (2015.02.20)

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Phil Jackson must score in draft after trade failures (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:00:55 GMT)

    The NBA trade deadline was never going to be a banner day for Phil Jackson.

  • [New York Daily News] Phil Jackson gets show of support from old pal Charley Rosen (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:59:38 GMT)

    Charley Rosen said he was not “there to defend” friend and business partner Phil Jackson at the CUNYAC’s awards luncheon on Thursday.

  • [New York Times] Thunder, Heat Make Big Moves at NBA’s Trade Deadline (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:54:27 GMT)

    The No. 8 seeds suddenly look like more than first-round fodder.

  • [New York Times] Clippers Hang On to Beat Spurs 119-115 in Tight 4th Quarter (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 08:06:52 GMT)

    DeAndre Jordan gets tired of teams playing Hack-a-D.J. Tim Duncan doesn’t like it, either, although he knows it’s a useful strategy against a mediocre free throw shooter like Jordan.

  • [New York Times] Chargers, Raiders Plan Shared NFL Stadium in Los Angeles (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:39:30 GMT)

    The San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders on Thursday proposed a plan that would have the teams share a new stadium in the Los Angeles area if they fail to solve their current venue dilemmas, the teams said in a joint statement.

  • [New York Times] NBA Capsules (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:00:42 GMT)

    DeAndre Jordan had 26 points and 18 rebounds, Jamal Crawford added 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers beat San Antonio 119-115 Thursday night, increasing their lead over the Spurs by 1 ½ games in the West.

  • [New York Times] Westbrook Leads Thunder Past Mavericks, 104-89 (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:30:48 GMT)

    Russell Westbrook picked up right where he left off at the All-Star Game.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Bosh Undergoes Tests at Hospital (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:27:49 GMT)

    Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent testing at a hospital Thursday to assess a medical issue related to the area around his lungs, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

  • [New York Times] Heat Acquire Goran Dragic Amid Shock and Satisfaction at N.B.A. Trade Deadline (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:17:01 GMT)

    The Heat signaled their intentions by acquiring Dragic, the player widely considered the top prize, while Kevin Garnett heads back to the Timberwolves.

  • [New York Times] Russell Westbrook Leads Thunder to Victory (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:00:27 GMT)

    Oklahoma City defeat the Dallas Mavericks, 104-89, for the Thunder’s sixth victory in seven games.

  • [New York Times] Kevin Garnett Returns to Minnesota in Deadline Deal (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:07:04 GMT)

    For 12 years in Minnesota, Kevin Garnett gave the Timberwolves something they didn’t have before he arrived and haven’t had since he left — an identity.

  • [New York Times] Bucks Trade Brandon Knight to Suns, Acquire Carter-Williams (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 03:38:38 GMT)

    The Milwaukee Bucks are not standing pat at the point during their surprising season.

  • [New York Times] Jerome Kersey, Stalwart of Top Trail Blazers Teams, Dies at 52 (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 03:06:34 GMT)

    Kersey was a hard-working forward from a small college who overachieved in pro ball, spending 11 of his 17 seasons in the N.B.A. with Portland.

  • [New York Times] Goran Dragic Headed to Heat, Gets Wish to Leave Phoenix (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:04:13 GMT)

    Goran Dragic wanted a new home, and the Miami Heat wanted a new point guard.

  • [New York Times] Shock and Satisfaction at Trade Deadline as Heat Acquire Goran Dragic (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:03:37 GMT)

    The Heat signaled their intentions by acquiring Dragic, the player widely considered the top prize, while Kevin Garnett, above, heads back to the Timberwolves.

  • [New York Times] Moves Don’t Get Knicks and Nets Too Far (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:45:25 GMT)

    The Knicks and the Nets appeared to improve their overall states by Thursday’s trade deadline but fell short of their primary objectives.

  • [New York Times] Suns Deal 5 Players at Deadline, Including Dragic, Thomas (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:07:03 GMT)

    The Phoenix Suns’ three point-guard experiment is over.

  • [New York Times] Garnett Returns to Wolves During Trade Deadline Frenzy (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:03:48 GMT)

    A deal that has 15-time All-Star forward Kevin Garnett headed back to his original team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, headlined a late flurry of moves ahead of the NBA’s trade deadline on Thursday.

  • [New York Times] Carmelo Anthony Has Knee Surgery; Recovery May Take 4 to 6 Months (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:52:34 GMT)

    Anthony underwent successful surgery on his left knee on Thursday, and Knicks Coach Derek Fisher said, “Let the rehab process begin.”

  • [New York Times] Point Guards on the Move on NBA Trade Deadline Day (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:38:12 GMT)

    Point guards moving quickly made this trade deadline a transition game.

  • [New York Post] Carmelo’s knee surgery done (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 02:26:31 -0500)

    Carmelo Anthony underwent "successful left-knee surgery'' Thursday, according to the Knicks, but the team did not update his rehab schedule. Knicks president Phil Jackson said Anthony could be out "four-to-six…

  • [New York Post] Tim Legler explains why missing out on Dragic will hurt Knicks (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:29:07 -0500)

    ESPN analyst Tim Legler talks Goran Dragic, Phil Jackson and the NBA playoff picture with The Post's Justin Terranova. Q: What do you make of the Suns-Heat trade? It's a…

  • [New York Post] 3 pressing questions Knicks need answered in 2nd half (Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:27:21 -0500)

    At 10-43, there is not much for the Knicks to play for in the second half. But there are questions that even a collapsed team can answer. 1. Was Cleanthony Early worth the…

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