Knicks Morning News (2015.06.05)

  • [New York Times] Cavaliers Laid Low by Missed Opportunities, Irving Injury (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 06:08:06 GMT)

    LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers promised to “make some adjustments” after several missed opportunities cost them Game One of the NBA Finals to the host Golden State Warriors on Thursday, losing 108-100 in overtime.

  • [New York Times] Warriors 108, Cavaliers 100: With Overtime Surge, Warriors Squeak By (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 05:53:09 GMT)

    The Warriors slipped past LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to take Game 1 of the N.B.A. finals.

  • [New York Times] Cavs Lose Game 1 of Finals, Kyrie Irving to Injury (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 04:56:34 GMT)

    The frustration on Kyrie Irving’s face was evident as he spoke to the media and then buried his head in his hands.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Beat Cavs in Game One OT Thriller (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 04:49:54 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors, led by the league’s Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, drew first blood in the best-of-seven NBA Finals with a thrilling 108-100 overtime victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game One on Thursday.

  • [New York Times] The Latest: Cavs’ Irving Being Evaluated by Team Doctors (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 04:32:56 GMT)

    The latest from Game 1 of the NBA Finals:

  • [New York Times] Bucks Unveil Arena Deal (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 04:13:45 GMT)

    Taxpayers would pick up half the cost of a new $500 million arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said.

  • [New York Times] NBA Says ‘No Suggestion’ of FIFA-Style Corruption in Basketball (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 03:43:54 GMT)

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the biggest scandal to ever hit soccer’s governing body will lead all sports federations to revisit how they do business.

  • [New York Times] Roundup: Silver Addresses Playoff Themes and a Dramatic Void (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 02:59:09 GMT)

    Commissioner Adam Silver was hoping for a classic finish starring the Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the Warriors’ Stephen Curry, despite a lack of playoff drama for almost three weeks.

  • [New York Times] Problems Accompany W.N.B.A.’s New Success (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 01:27:06 GMT)

    The W.N.B.A. opens its season this weekend, looking to move past an off-season filled with controversy.

  • [New York Times] Bevo Francis Dies at 82; Scored 113 Points in College Basketball Game (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:55:57 GMT)

    In 1954, Francis scored 113 points in a single college basketball game, setting an N.C.A.A. record that stood for nearly six decades.

  • [New York Post] J.R. Smith hoists 3 after 3, but loses his touch (Fri, 05 Jun 2015 02:01:06 -0400)

    OAKLAND, Calif. — J.R. Smith certainly wasn't a treasure in Game 1 of The Finals. The ex-Knick sniper lost his shot in the second half, missing all six of his…

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