Knicks Morning News (2015.03.12)

  • [New York Post] For Knicks’ Fisher, it’s a long way from his Lakers glory days (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:42:14 -0400)

    LOS ANGELES — Knicks rookie coach Derek Fisher may get a standing ovation Thursday night, but not for anything he has done lately on the sidelines. It's all about the…

  • [New York Times] On College Basketball: Richmond Player Has Basketball, and Perseverance, in His Blood (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:02:11 GMT)

    T.J. Cline, a redshirt sophomore for the Spiders, is the son of Nancy Lieberman, a women’s basketball superstar born a generation too soon.

  • [New York Times] Trail Blazers Hold Off Rockets, 105-100 (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 05:36:08 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Houston Rockets 105-100 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Thompson, Warriors Hold Off Pistons for Fifth Straight Win (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:57:24 GMT)

    Klay Thompson reached the 5,000-point milestone and knocked down two late 3-pointers in a 69-second span, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Detroit Pistons 105-98 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.

  • [New York Times] Markieff Morris Leads Suns Past Timberwolves, 106-97 (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:33:20 GMT)

    Markieff Morris scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe had 18 points and nine assists and the Phoenix Suns beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 106-97 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Paul Has 33, Outplays Westbrook as Clippers Beat Thunder (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:21:32 GMT)

    The superstar point guard trying to lead a team without its high-scoring forward had his way Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: With TV Deals Ahead, Players Reject Salary Cap Limits (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 03:26:30 GMT)

    The N.B.A. hoped to phase in gradual increases to the salary cap — a process it called smoothing — to avoid a single dramatic spike in free-agent contract amounts.

  • [New York Times] Smart, Bradley Help Celtics Edge Grizzlies, 95-92 (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:34:32 GMT)

    Marcus Smart converted a go-ahead, three-point play with 52 seconds left, Avery Bradley added a clutch jumper with eight seconds remaining and the Boston Celtics ended a five-game losing streak against the Memphis Grizzlies with a 95-92 victory on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Heat Start Fast and Finish Off Season Sweep of Nets, 104-98 (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:34:23 GMT)

    Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and added nine assists, Chris Andersen tied a career high with 18 points and set a season high with 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat finished off a season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 104-98 victory on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] McLemore, Gay Lead Kings Past Hornets 113-106 (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:00:54 GMT)

    Ben McLemore scored 27 points, Rudy Gay added 26, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a four-game losing streak with a 113-106 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Brooks Scores 31 Points, Bulls Beat 76ers in OT (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 01:58:08 GMT)

    Aaron Brooks scored seven of his season-high 31 points in overtime to help the short-handed Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 104-95 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Daily News] For Derek Fisher, L.A. visit will have ring to it (Thu, 12 Mar 2015 01:44:51 GMT)

    Derek Fisher hasn’t had success this season with the Knicks, but he will be reminded of past glories when he returns to Los Angeles.

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