Knicks Morning News (2015.04.02)

  • [New York Daily News] Lopez layup gives Nets win over Knicks and tie for 7th seed (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 06:01:14 GMT)

    The Nets found themselves in a dogfight against a bad team last night, a predicament that screamed of mismanagement from Lionel Hollins.

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony shows face at Garden for Knicks vs. Nets (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 05:15:26 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony was at the Garden on Wednesday to rehab his surgically repaired knee, and he was spotted interacting with a few teammates.

  • [New York Post] One reason Carmelo won’t sit on bench during Knicks games (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:43:52 -0400)

    Carmelo Anthony has shown up at the Garden for the last three weeks to rehab before games in the trainer's room. He goes on the court briefly for light stretching…

  • [New York Post] Why Brook Lopez could be an answer for Phil Jackson, Knicks (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:48:07 -0400)

    Maybe Knicks president Phil Jackson can finally stir the Knicks-Nets rivalry pot this summer by convincing Brooklyn's raging-hot center Brook Lopez to swap boroughs. Amid a heated playoff push, the…

  • [New York Times] Paul Scores 41, Clippers Rally to Beat Blazers 126-122 (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 06:12:15 GMT)

    Don’t mess with the Los Angeles Clippers. And certainly not Chris Paul.

  • [New York Times] Anthony Davis Scores 20 as Pelicans Rout Lakers 113-92 (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 05:12:21 GMT)

    Anthony Davis scored 20 points and the New Orleans Pelicans inched closer to a possible playoff berth with a 113-92 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] At 38, Vince Carter Drifts to the 3-Point Line and Reinvents Himself (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:43:24 GMT)

    In his 17th N.B.A. season, Carter has adapted his game, replacing acrobatic dunks with mostly long-range jumpers in a reserve role for the playoff-bound Memphis Grizzlies.

  • [New York Times] Jazz Roll Nuggets 98-84 After Sluggish Start (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:03:23 GMT)

    Rudy Gobert scored a career-high 20 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and had two blocks as the Utah Jazz cruised past the Denver Nuggets 98-84 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Harden’s Career-High 51 Lead Rockets Over Kings 115-111 (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:57:22 GMT)

    James Harden continues to strengthen his case for the MVP award, and is forging a place as one of the best players in Houston Rockets history in the process.

  • [New York Times] Mavs Beat Thunder 135-131 Despite Westbrook Triple-Double (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:57:20 GMT)

    Dallas coach Rick Carlisle has been in the NBA as a player or coach for most of the past 30 years.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Shabazz Napier Out for Season (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:51:04 GMT)

    The Miami Heat ruled the rookie guard Shabazz Napier out for the rest of the regular season after he had surgery to repair a sports hernia.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Mavericks Hold Off Thunder (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:43:30 GMT)

    Monta Ellis scored 26 points, and the visiting Dallas Mavericks withstood Russell Westbrook’s eighth triple-double since the All-Star break to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder.

  • [New York Times] Carter-Williams Leads Bucks to 95-91 Victory Over Bulls (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:09:56 GMT)

    Michael Carter-Williams had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a rare 95-91 victory at home over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Williams Helps Lead Raptors Past Timberwolves 113-99 (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:04:11 GMT)

    Lou Williams scored 18 points to lead a balanced Toronto offense as the Raptors defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 113-99 on Wednesday.

  • [New York Times] Nets 100, Knicks 98: Nets Keep Surging Toward Playoffs; Knicks Keep Sinking to Bottom (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:52:09 GMT)

    Brook Lopez followed up his own miss for the winning layup with two seconds remaining at Madison Square Garden, and the Nets (34-40) moved into a tie for seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

  • [New York Times] Nets Edge Knicks on Lopez’s Tip, Tie for 7th Place in East (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:27:38 GMT)

    Brook Lopez’s follow shot with 2 seconds left gave the Brooklyn Nets their fifth straight victory and a share of seventh place in the Eastern Conference, as they beat the New York Knicks 100-98 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Olynyk Overcomes Eye Injury, Leads Celts Past Pacers 100-87 (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:22:51 GMT)

    Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points after nearly missing the game with an eye injury sustained hours before tip-off, and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 100-87 Wednesday night in a matchup of Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls.

  • [New York Times] Spurs Secure Playoff Berth With 103-91 Win Over Magic (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 02:09:22 GMT)

    The regular season may be winding down, but the San Antonio Spurs are continuing to play some of their best basketball of the season.

  • [New York Times] Gortat’s Double-Double Leads Wizards Past 76ers 106-93 (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:57:16 GMT)

    Marcin Gortat scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Bradley Beal added 20 points, and the Washington Wizards defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-93 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Marvin Williams Leads Hornets Past Pistons 102-78 (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 01:51:38 GMT)

    Marvin Williams scored 18 points and the Charlotte Hornets cruised to a 102-78 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.

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