Knicks Morning News (2015.09.30)

  • [New York Times] Fever and Lynx to Meet in WNBA Finals in Rematch of 2012 (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 06:42:36 GMT)

    Four years ago, Tamika Catchings and the Indiana Fever came into the WNBA Finals as a huge underdog to Minnesota.

  • [New York Times] Rose’s Troubles Continue With Orbital Fracture (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 06:06:33 GMT)

    Derrick Rose’s troubled tenure with the Chicago Bulls took a fresh twist on Tuesday when he suffered a facial fracture from an accidental elbow during the team’s first day of practice.

  • [New York Times] Brittney Griner to Miss Start of Training Camp (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 03:55:00 GMT)

    Griner will miss the start of U.S.A. Basketball’s European training camp this week after she was suspended by the organization.

  • [New York Times] Bulls’ Rose Says Woman Consented to Group Sex (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 02:48:32 GMT)

    Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose says in a court filing that a woman accusing him of sexual battery consented to group sex and became upset because she felt she should be reimbursed for a sex toy.

  • [New York Times] Fever 66, Liberty 51: Liberty Fall to Fever, Missing Chance at W.N.B.A. Finals (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 02:44:43 GMT)

    For the 19th straight year, the Liberty, one of the W.N.B.A.’s original franchises, will end the season without a championship. Indiana will face the Minnesota Lynx.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Bulls’ Rose Faces Surgery After Injury to Eye Socket (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 02:25:07 GMT)

    Derrick Rose sustained a left orbital fracture after being elbowed in the face on the first day of practice.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Start Practice With a Coach of Fewer Words (Wed, 30 Sep 2015 01:03:12 GMT)

    Coach Derek Fisher plans to do less talking during drills and simply let the team practice and figure things out on its own.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.29)

  • [New York Post] Don’t ask Knicks’ Sasha Vujacic about Maria Sharapova (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 00:15:36 -0400)

    New Knicks sharpshooter Sasha Vujacic wasn't willing to bat the ball back when asked twice Monday if he still maintains a friendship with tennis star Maria Sharapova. The two broke…

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: ‘Coach’ Jackson will be over Knick coach’s shoulder (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 02:23:54 GMT)

    Robin Lopez provided one of the few highlights when he referred to the President of the New York Knicks as “coach Jackson.”

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Former Top Pick Anthony Bennett Returns Home, Looking to Revive His Career (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 04:03:42 GMT)

    Bennett, a forward who was the No. 1 selection in the 2013 N.B.A. draft, signed with Toronto on Monday and said, “I’m just ready to go all out.”

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: W.N.B.A. Says Pivotal Call Was Wrong (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 03:19:23 GMT)

    A foul that led to a winning free throw by Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx to eliminate the Phoenix Mercury should not have been called, the league said.

  • [New York Times] Even Before Opening, Training Center Has the Nets Feeling a Weight (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 03:01:10 GMT)

    The team’s new 70,000-square-foot Brooklyn facility was expected to to be completed in February, and with the milestone, other players were planning to move to the borough to cut down on their commutes.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Cast Eyes Ahead, Not Back at Their Wreck (Tue, 29 Sep 2015 02:44:31 GMT)

    Optimism is in full bloom for the coming season, though Carmelo Anthony, like the team president Phil Jackson, declined to offer any predictions.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.28)

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony says he’s excited by Knicks offseason moves (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 02:15:33 GMT)

    Over the past several months, Carmelo Anthony has sent mixed signals – publicly and privately – about his thoughts on the Knicks’ offseason.

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo and the new guys: Five questions facing the Knicks (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 02:05:30 GMT)

    Here’s the good news for the Knicks: They can’t be worse than last season.

  • [New York Times] W.N.B.A. Roundup: Rally by Fever in 2nd Half Evens Series With Liberty (Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:01:11 GMT)

    Down 15 points at halftime, Indiana put together a 21-4 run led by Tamika Catchings that stunned the Liberty and sent the Eastern Conference finals to a decisive Game 3.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.26)

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: For Better or Worse, These Knicks Belong to Phil Jackson (Sat, 26 Sep 2015 02:58:26 GMT)

    Since agreeing to preside over the team in 2014, Jackson has made over the Knicks, acquiring players like Robin Lopez and Arron Afflalo who he considers more aligned with his approach and his philosophies.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.25)

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: World Peace Returns to Los Angeles (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 04:03:46 GMT)

    The Los Angeles Lakers re-signed forward Metta World Peace, who won a championship with the Lakers in 2010 when he was still known as Ron Artest.

  • [New York Times] Los Angeles Lakers Sign Metta World Peace (Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:25:15 GMT)

    The Los Angeles Lakers are giving Metta World Peace another chance.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.24)

  • [New York Times] Sports of The Times: As Liberty Seek Title, Tina Charles Can Now Do More Than Dream (Thu, 24 Sep 2015 03:28:16 GMT)

    Charles, who grew up in Jamaica, Queens, as a fan of the young franchise and league, has led the Liberty to the conference finals for the first time since 2010.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.23)

  • [ – New York Knicks] Five things to watch during Knicks training camp (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 06:00:37 EST)

    Five things to watch during Knicks training camp

  • [New York Times] Balanced Lynx Top Parker, Sparks to Advance to West Finals (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 04:30:41 GMT)

    Through injuries, trades and upheaval, the Minnesota Lynx have struggled at times to find their footing this season.

  • [New York Times] Liberty 79, Mystics 74: Liberty Advance to Conference Finals (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:55:03 GMT)

    The reserves Sugar Rodgers and Candice Wiggins spurred a 15-0 second-quarter run to lead the Liberty past the Washington Mystics.

  • [New York Times] Charles, Liberty Beat Mystics 79-74 to Reach East Finals (Wed, 23 Sep 2015 02:39:59 GMT)

    Tina Charles and the New York Liberty are headed to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in five years thanks to a strong effort from Sugar Rodgers and the reserves.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.22)

  • [New York Times] Harden, Davis Ready to See if They’ve Closed Gap on Curry (Tue, 22 Sep 2015 06:12:37 GMT)

    The Beard and the Brow checked the same place first when they got a look at the NBA 2K16 video game.

  • [New York Times] Fever Beat Sky 100-89, Advance to Eastern Conference Finals (Tue, 22 Sep 2015 03:55:01 GMT)

    Tamika Catchings and the Indiana Fever are back in a familiar place, the Eastern Conference finals.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.21)

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Gasol Leads Spain to Title (Mon, 21 Sep 2015 03:59:26 GMT)

    Pau Gasol had 25 points and 12 rebounds as Spain cruised past Lithuania, 80-63, in Lille, France, to regain the European basketball championship title. Gasol was named the tournament’s most valuable player.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.09.19)

  • [New York Times] Lithuania Beat Serbia to Reach Euro Final and Olympics (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 04:43:22 GMT)

    Lithuania set up a European championship showdown with Spain and sealed an Olympic berth after beating Serbia, 67-64, in a captivating semi-final on Friday.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Lithuania Advances to European Final (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 04:38:47 GMT)

    Lithuania beat Serbia, 67-64, on Friday in Lille, France, to advance to the final of the European basketball championship and clinch a slot at next year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • [New York Times] Mystics 86, Liberty 83 (2 Overtimes): Once Again, Mystics Have Liberty’s Number (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 03:55:16 GMT)

    The Mystics beat the Liberty in three of their four regular-season games and once again in the opening game of their W.N.B.A. playoff series.

  • [New York Post] Mets will judge Matt Harvey beyond his innings number (Sat, 19 Sep 2015 00:01:56 -0400)

    Matt Harvey's "abbreviated” start on Sunday for the Mets will be fluid in nature. According to general manager Sandy Alderson, the team will take into account factors other than innings…