Knicks Morning News (2015.09.17)

  • [New York Times] Wide Open WNBA Playoffs Set to Begin (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 08:21:39 GMT)

    Washington coach Mike Thibault was shaking his head. The veteran coach couldn’t remember a more wide-open playoff chase in the WNBA then the one that will begin Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Elena Delle Donne Voted M.V.P. (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 03:59:11 GMT)

    Delle Donne, who averaged 23.4 points and 8.4 rebounds per game for the Chicago Sky, was named the W.N.B.A.’s most valuable player for the first time, receiving 38 of the 39 first-place votes.

  • [New York Times] After Trade, Sylvia Fowles Helps Lynx Flourish (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 01:19:06 GMT)

    After forcing a trade from the Chicago Sky, Sylvia Fowles is with the Minnesota Lynx, a team chasing its third title in five years.

  • [New York Post] Kristaps Porzingis: Phil Jackson’s Shawn Bradley dig ‘fired me up’ (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 02:54:44 -0400)

    Getting booed on draft night didn't faze the Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis. And neither does getting tweaked by Phil Jackson. The Knicks president said in August, as part of his series…

  • [New York Daily News] Kristaps Porzingis motivated by Phil Jackson’s comments (Thu, 17 Sep 2015 05:29:23 GMT)

    Kristaps Porzingis isn’t sure why Phil Jackson compared him to draft-bust Shawn Bradley, but the rookie is motivated.

  • 7 replies on “Knicks Morning News (2015.09.17)”

    He’ll be even richer and have more time on his hands. . .looks at WNBA standings. . .looks at Liberty organizational structure. . .oh fuck

    I just heard that Dolan is buying out Phil Jackson’s contract and will run the team himself going forward because of this sale.

    I just heard that Dolan is buying out Phil Jackson’s contract and will run the team himself going forward because of this sale.

    That’s just cruel enough to be plausible, dammit.

    I read speculation in the WSJ that the Dolans may use their cash from the Cablevision sale to bid for either all of MSG, or just the sports teams (i.e. leave the MSG network out of it). Guitar Jimmy could potentially be the sole owner of the Rangers and Knicks!

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