Knicks Morning News (2015.03.01)

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks pay tribute to Anthony Mason, defeat Raptors, 103-98 (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:13:28 GMT)

    The death of Anthony Mason on Saturday coincided with a Knicks game against the Toronto Raptors.

  • [New York Daily News] Anthony Mason was favorite of Beastie Boys (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:22:53 GMT)

    In 1994, the Knicks and the Beastie Boys were two of the biggest things going in New York.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. calls Anthony Mason ‘great guy’ (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:15:02 GMT)

    Tim Hardaway Jr.’s dad was a teammate of Anthony Mason’s on the 2000-01 Miami Heat, the one season Mason made an All-Star team.

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: Anthony Mason always made impact felt with Knicks (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 06:06:27 GMT)

    The Knicks could use Anthony Mason right about now.

  • [New York Daily News] Anthony Mason’s Queens barber devastated by news of death (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:54:29 GMT)

    Word spread quickly along Parson’s Blvd. in Jamaica, Queens when Anthony Mason entered Cutty’s Hair Studio.

  • [New York Daily News] Anthony Mason, bruising ex-Knicks forward, dead at 48 (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:27:19 GMT)

    Anthony Mason, a bruising power forward who personified the gritty Knicks of the mid-’90s, died early Saturday morning.

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: Anthony Mason, who gave heart to Knicks, dead at 48 (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:21:36 GMT)

    In those days, what now seem as much like glory days for the New York Knicks as the ones with Clyde and Willis Reed.

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: Assessing Phil Jackson’s first year with Knicks (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:03:44 GMT)

    In two weeks we celebrate the anniversary of Phil Jackson getting paid an awful lot of money by James Dolan to come out of retirement.

  • [New York Post] Derek Fisher: Knicks can learn from Mason’s on-court toughness (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:58:08 -0500)

    Anthony Mason died Saturday morning, almost two decades after he last played for the Knicks. But as the organization mourns the late Mason's life, they also can learn from him….

  • [New York Post] Anthony Mason remembered for his buzz-worthy hair trends (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:26:45 -0500)

    He carved out a legacy. For decades, Queens barber Freddy Avila, 53, crafted ex-Knick Anthony Mason's signature buzz cuts — popularizing a New York City trend and helping define the…

  • [New York Post] Anthony Mason was the heart of New York basketball (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:17:16 -0500)

    He had shoulders that seemed to stretch from the corner of 33rd and Seventh Avenue to the West Side Highway. Anthony Mason stood defiantly in the lane alongside Patrick Ewing…

  • [New York Times] Burke Scores 23, Jazz Hold On for 82-75 Win Over Bucks (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:19:21 GMT)

    Trey Burke had 23 points and six assists to help the Utah Jazz hold off the Milwaukee Bucks 82-75 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Nets Move Into Eighth in the East With a Win Over the Mavericks (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 05:13:58 GMT)

    Deron Williams scored 25 points, and Thaddeus Young had 16 points and 8 rebounds off the bench as the Nets defeated Dallas.

  • [New York Times] Leonard, Spurs End Long Trip With 101-74 Rout of Suns (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 04:49:12 GMT)

    Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs dominated from the opening tip in a 101-74 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Williams’ 25 Points Lead Nets to 104-94 Win Over Mavericks (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 04:28:12 GMT)

    Deron Williams scored 25 points, Thaddeus Young had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench and the Brooklyn Nets topped the Dallas Mavericks 104-94 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Gasol, Grizzlies Withstand Scare From Wolves in 101-97 Win (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 04:01:20 GMT)

    Marc Gasol had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley hit a big 3-pointer with 30 seconds left to lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a much-needed 101-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Win 2nd Straight, Hand Raptors 5th Consecutive Loss (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:31:46 GMT)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 22 points, Langston Galloway made a clinching 3-pointer and the New York Knicks ended a sad Saturday for the franchise with a 103-98 victory over Toronto, the Raptors’ season-high fifth straight loss.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Give 4 Players Rest, Still Top Heat 93-91 (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:25:16 GMT)

    Paul Millsap scored 22 points, Dennis Schroder added 16 points and 10 assists and the intentionally depleted Atlanta Hawks still had enough to beat the Miami Heat 93-91 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Wizards End Losing Streak With 99-95 Win Over Pistons (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 03:01:21 GMT)

    John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] In Tributes, Knicks Remember Anthony Mason (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:32:37 GMT)

    Before their game against the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, the Knicks saluted Mason, a former player who died early Saturday morning after experiencing congestive heart failure a few weeks ago.

  • [New York Times] Cavaliers’ Irving to Miss Second Game With Shoulder Injury (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 01:19:14 GMT)

    The Cavaliers will be without at least one All-Star on Sunday in Houston.

  • [New York Times] Westbrook Injury Blow for Oklahoma City (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:46:08 GMT)

    Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook underwent surgery to repair a right cheek fracture and will miss the Thunder’s nextgame, the team announced on Saturday.

  • [New York Times] Heat Say Bosh Has Been Released From Hospital (Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:25:14 GMT)

    All-Star forward Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat has been released from a South Florida hospital following a weeklong stay for treatment after blood clots were found on one of his lungs.

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