2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Spurs

I seriously almost fear saying something about games that should be automatic losses like this one, because then Hardaway and Shved will go, like, 18 for 20 from three point land and the Knicks will pull off an upset win.

But with the Spurs playing so well recently, this would be a hard-to-believe win for the Knicks.

Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2015.03.17)

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Jackson should model Knicks on Popovich’s Spurs (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:01:53 GMT)

    Phil Jackson couldn’t resist taking a subtle dig at the San Antonio Spurs last June.

  • [New York Post] The backstory of Knicks’ ‘athletic,’ under-the-radar French pick (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:19:32 -0400)

    Knicks owner James Dolan never spent $1.5 million so quietly. It was past midnight, after Phil Jackson had made his first two draft picks as team president last June 26,…

  • [New York Times] Diana Taurasi Focusing on Playing in Russia, Where the Money Is (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:00:05 GMT)

    Taurasi, a veteran W.N.B.A. star, chose to sit out the coming season to honor the wishes of her foreign team, which pays her a lot more than the Phoenix Mercury.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Beat Kings for 14th Straight Time, 110-103 (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 06:22:01 GMT)

    By proving they can win on the road, the Atlanta Hawks have given themselves a chance to earn home-court advantage throughout the NBA playoffs.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Secure Playoff Berth, Then Beat Lakers 108-105 (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 05:19:12 GMT)

    Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Parsons, Rondo Team Up in Mavs’ 119-115 Win Over Thunder (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 05:16:07 GMT)

    Chandler Parsons and Rajon Rondo were a solid combination on offense for the Dallas Mavericks.

  • [New York Times] Jazz Bury Hornets 94-66 With Barrage of 3-Pointers (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 04:07:07 GMT)

    Rookie Rodney Hood set a career high for the second time in three games with 24 points, and the Utah Jazz extended their season-best win streak to six games with a 94-66 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Nets Win Second Straight (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 03:48:23 GMT)

    Thaddeus Young had 19 points in a 122-106 victory at Minnesota.

  • [New York Times] Led by Wade, Heat Stun James and Cavaliers, 106-92 (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 03:36:55 GMT)

    Dwyane Wade’s top offensive highlight of the night led to no points.

  • [New York Times] Wiz Let 25-Point Lead Shrink to 3 but Beat Blazers 105-97 (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 03:21:54 GMT)

    There was less than a minute left on the clock, the Washington Wizards appeared set to hold on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers after letting a 25-point lead dwindle to three, and yet there went John Wall, launching himself into the stands, tumbling five rows deep or more, slapping a loose ball back into play.

  • [New York Times] Lowry’s Triple-Double Leads Raptors Past Pacers, 117-98 (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:58:16 GMT)

    Kyle Lowry pulled out his headband just for fun Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Randolph Has 21 Points, 16 Rebounds, Grizzlies Beat Nuggets (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:52:04 GMT)

    Zach Randolph had 21 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies thwarted a fourth-quarter rally by Denver to beat the Nuggets 92-81 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Nets Beat Wolves in 1st Matchup Since Garnett Trade (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:34:27 GMT)

    Joe Johnson scored 22 points, rookie Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 122-106 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Celtics Win 5th Straight, 108-89 Over 76ers (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 02:06:57 GMT)

    Tyler Zeller scored a career-high 26 points, Avery Bradley had 20 and the Boston Celtics won their season-high fifth straight game, 108-89 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Adidas to Exit the N.B.A., Opening the Door to Rivals (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 00:32:20 GMT)

    Adidas said that it would not bid for a new contract with the N.B.A. when its deal expires in 2017, letting slip a high-profile partnership.