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.

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