Knicks Morning News (2015.04.06)

  • [New York Times] Three Years After Bolting for Brooklyn, Nets Keep One Foot in New Jersey (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:00:02 GMT)

    The team still has offices and a gym in East Rutherford while it builds a complex in Brooklyn, and the impending end of an era has left business neighbors nostalgic.

  • [New York Times] Kawhi Leonard’s Case for Defensive Player of the Year (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 06:54:10 GMT)

    Kawhi Leonard just might swoop in and steal the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year award.

  • [New York Times] Clippers Send Lakers to Record 56th Defeat in 106-78 Rout (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 05:06:09 GMT)

    While the Los Angeles Clippers threw alley-oop passes off the backboard and jumped to a 43-point lead, the Lakers needed two late 3-pointers from a guy on a 10-day contract just to avoid the worst offensive performance in franchise history.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Spurs at Rockets (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 05:00:41 GMT)

    With less than two weeks left in the N.B.A. season, even Western Conference contenders like Houston and San Antonio are still jockeying for position in the standings.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Snap 9-Game Losing Streak With 101-91 Win Over Sixers (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 04:33:11 GMT)

    Andrea Bargnani bounced back from an awful, two-point performance in his last game against the Wizards with one of his best this season.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Knicks End Skid at Expense of the Almost-as-Woeful 76ers (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 04:01:59 GMT)

    Andrea Bargnani scored 25 points and Shane Larkin added 15 and 11 rebounds, and the Knicks ended a nine-game losing streak with a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

  • [New York Times] Paul George’s Long-Awaited Return Electrifies Pacers’ Push (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 03:50:24 GMT)

    Out since Aug. 1 after breaking his leg, forward Paul George gives Indiana a valuable weapon in its quest to qualify for the playoffs.

  • [New York Times] Hood’s Big Fourth Quarter Lifts Jazz Over Kings 101-95 (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 03:42:13 GMT)

    Rodney Hood scored 13 of his season-high 25 points in the fourth quarter and the Utah Jazz pulled away to beat the Sacramento Kings 101-95 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Leonard Has 26, Spurs Snap Warriors 12-Game Streak, 107-92 (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 02:45:18 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors have steamrolled teams for the past month, but they ran into a huge roadblock named Kawhi Leonard.

  • [New York Times] Pacers Use George’s Return to Spur 112-89 Rout Over Heat (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 02:21:15 GMT)

    Paul George savored every moment of his postgame stroll to the locker room.

  • [New York Times] LeBron Has Triple-Double, Cavs’ Hit Long Shots, Beat Bulls (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:09:17 GMT)

    Kyrie Irving heard LeBron James scream to shoot, so he shot.

  • [New York Daily News] Woeful Knicks beat woeful Sixers at less-than-electric MSG (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 05:17:34 GMT)

    An indicator that Sunday’s Knicks-Sixers game held little relevance outside of those directly involved emerged in the hours before tip-off.

  • [New York Post] Ex-Duke star Lance Thomas breaks down Jahlil Okafor’s game (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:34:50 -0400)

    Knicks forward Lance Thomas was on the last Duke team to win the NCAA title, in 2010, and sees the karma in place for the Blue Devils' fifth national championship….

  • [New York Post] Andrea Bargnani opens Fisher’s eyes with new side to his game (Mon, 06 Apr 2015 00:13:13 -0400)

    Two developments occurred at the Garden for the first time this season — one seen, one heard. When Andrea Bargnani left the court in the final minute Sunday night, he…

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