Knicks Morning News (2015.03.11)

  • [New York Times] Pelicans 111, Nets 91: Pelicans Top Nets and Gain Ground in Playoff Race (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:46:35 GMT)

    New Orleans moved to within two percentage points of Oklahoma City in the chase for the Western Conference’s final playoff spot. The Nets lost their fourth straight.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: James Leads Cavaliers Past Mavericks (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:38:27 GMT)

    LeBron James had 27 points, making him one of four players with more than 20 for Cleveland, which has won 12 of its last 13 games against Western Conference opponents.

  • [New York Times] Lakers Snap 5-Game Skid With 93-85 Win Over Pistons (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:15:44 GMT)

    Jordan Hill led seven Lakers in double figures with 16 points, and Los Angeles beat the Detroit Pistons 93-85 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

  • [New York Times] Jazz 87, Knicks 82: Jazz Hold On to Beat the Knicks (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 04:33:26 GMT)

    Derrick Favors had 29 points and 12 rebounds, and Utah won its third straight, tying a season high, as both teams struggled on offense.

  • [New York Times] Jazz Hold Off Pesky Knicks 87-82, Win Streak Up to 3 (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 03:42:56 GMT)

    Derrick Favors had 29 points and 12 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the New York Knicks 87-82 on Tuesday night to tie a season high with their third straight victory.

  • [New York Times] Spurs Beat Raptors 117-107 for Sixth Straight Victory (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 03:25:07 GMT)

    Kawhi Leonard had 24 points, 11 rebounds and matched a career high with five steals, and the San Antonio Spurs withstood a second-half letdown to beat the Toronto Raptors 117-107 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

  • [New York Times] No Headband, No Problem: James Helps Cavs Rout Mavs (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 03:22:04 GMT)

    Even without his trademark headband, LeBron James had 27 points and took over sole possession of the Cavaliers’ career assists record as Cleveland beat the Dallas Mavericks 127-94 on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Pelicans Beat Nets, Move Closer to 8th in West (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 02:10:28 GMT)

    Alexis Ajinca and Quincy Pondexter each scored 17 points and the New Orleans Pelicans moved within percentage points of eighth place in the Western Conference by beating the Brooklyn Nets 111-91 on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Pacers Rout Magic 118-86 for Sixth Straight Win (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 01:36:51 GMT)

    Reserve Rodney Stuckey had 34 points, six rebounds and seven assists, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic 118-86 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.

  • [New York Daily News] Another day, another loss for Knicks, this time to Utah Jazz (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:44:05 GMT)

    Phil Jackson’s Bulls averaged 70.5 regular-season wins during back-to-back championship years in the mid-90’s.

  • [New York Post] How letting Amar’e bolt proved to be so lucrative for Dolan (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 05:25:21 -0400)

    SALT LAKE CITY – You can say Knicks owner James Dolan had a heart of gold in letting Amar'e Stoudemire leave the moribund Knicks and join Western Conference title-contender Dallas….

  • [New York Post] Woeful Knicks battle but fall short again in loss to Jazz (Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:12:03 -0400)

    SALT LAKE CITY — Derek Fisher was booed heavily by Jazz fans during introductions before he coached for the first time at EnergySolutions Arena Tuesday. Nearly a decade ago, Fisher…