Knicks Morning News (2015.03.04)

  • [New York Post] Fired Shaw, a triangle guru, could land job on Knicks coaching staff (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:49:59 -0500)

    There's a new free-agent on the market — one Phil Jackson adores. Brian Shaw, who considers Jackson his mentor, was fired as Nuggets head coach on Tuesday, not even getting…

  • [New York Post] NBA slaps Knicks’ Jackson with fine for comment on Ohio St. star (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:53:30 -0500)

    You can't take Phil Jackson anywhere. On Jackson's first college-recruiting trip Thursday at Ohio State, the Knicks president got his club fined for remarks he made about OSU guard D'Angelo…

  • [New York Times] Gallinari Helps Nuggets Beat Bucks Hours After Shaw’s Firing (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:46:00 GMT)

    A change on the bench gave the Denver Nuggets a boost and ended six weeks of frustration for the struggling franchise.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Ugly Gets Uglier as Kings Hand Knicks Their Worst Setback of the Season (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:57:33 GMT)

    The Knicks, whose previous worst loss was by 28, fell by 38 at home against Sacramento, which got 25 points from Rudy Gay and never trailed.

  • [New York Times] For Knicks, There Is One Plus: Game’s Over (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:35:14 GMT)

    The plus-minus statistic measures how a team performs when a particular player is on the court. On Tuesday against the Kings, Langston Galloway was minus-40 in only 23 minutes of play.

  • [New York Times] Teague, Horford Help Hawks Rally From 18 Down, Beat Houston (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:07:04 GMT)

    Al Horford knew the Atlanta Hawks would eventually respond to Houston’s big lead.

  • [New York Times] James Scores 27 on Milestone Night, Cavs Cruise Past Celtics (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:01:36 GMT)

    LeBron James doesn’t usually spend a lot of time talking about personal accomplishments, but he made an exception Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] No Rose, No Butler, Short-Handed Bulls Beat Wizards 97-92 (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 04:01:32 GMT)

    Nikola Mirotic scored 23 points to lead the short-handed Chicago Bulls to a 97-92 win Tuesday over the Washington Wizards.

  • [New York Times] Hayward, Favors Lead Jazz Past Grizzlies, 93-82 (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:58:46 GMT)

    Gordon Hayward and Derrick Favors scored 21 points each, Rudy Gobert added 15 points and a career-best 24 rebounds to lead the Utah Jazz to a 93-82 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Rudy Gay, Kings Hand Knicks Worst Loss of Season, 124-86 (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 03:10:01 GMT)

    Rudy Gay scored 25 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 22 and Ben McLemore finished with 20 and the Sacramento Kings handed the New York Knicks their worst loss of the season Tuesday, 124-86.

  • [New York Times] Jefferson, Williams Lead Hornets Past Lakers 104-103 (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:55:00 GMT)

    Al Jefferson had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Mo Williams added 20 points and 13 assists and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-103 on Tuesday night for their third win in four games.

  • [New York Times] Denver Nuggets Fire Coach Brian Shaw With Team in Slide (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 02:28:08 GMT)

    Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke their huddle with a chant of “1-2-3 … Six weeks,” interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour.

  • [New York Times] LeBron James Moves Up to 21st Place on Scoring List (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:46:20 GMT)

    LeBron James has moved into 21st place on the career scoring list with 24,506 points.

  • [New York Times] Cavs’ Irving Set to Return vs. Celtics (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:08:17 GMT)

    Kyrie Irving admitted missing two games with a strained left shoulder wasn’t easy.

  • [New York Daily News] Garden fans chant for Tom Hanks as Knicks blown out by Kings (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 06:46:17 GMT)

    Knicks fans were so disinterested late in the fourth they started a loud “Tom Hanks” chant for the actor who was in attendance.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks’ Jackson fined for discussing Ohio St. guard Russell (Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:10:41 GMT)

    The NBA has fined the Knicks an undisclosed amount over president Phi Jackson’s public remarks on Ohio State freshman D’Angelo Russell.

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