Knicks Morning News (2015.10.07)

  • [New York Times] Fuming Fever Ready to Crank It Back Up in Indy for Game 3 (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:39:43 GMT)

    Tamika Catchings was still shaking about 30 minutes after the Indiana Fever dropped a tense Game 2 of the WNBA Finals to the Minnesota Lynx.

  • [New York Times] Burks Scores 6 of His 27 in OT to Lift Jazz Past Lakers (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:34:41 GMT)

    Alec Burks scored six of his 27 points in overtime to help the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 117-114 in a preseason game Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Mudiay Scores 17, Nuggets Down Dallas 96-86 (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:55:20 GMT)

    Emmanuel Mudiay scored nine of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Dallas Mavericks 96-86 on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Fowles, Lynx Pull Out Tense Game 2 to Even WNBA Finals 1-1 (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:28:31 GMT)

    Sylvia Fowles and the Minnesota Lynx walked off the court after Game 2 of the WNBA Finals standing tall, responding with an aggression and desperation that was sorely needed after losing homecourt advantage in the opener.

  • [New York Times] Lynx 77, Fever 71: Led by Fowles, Lynx Pull Even in W.N.B.A. Finals (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:28:13 GMT)

    Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 9 rebounds, and Maya Moore 19 points and 8 rebounds for Minnesota, which prevailed at home in Game 2 against the Indiana Fever.

  • [New York Times] Smith Leads Grizzlies Past Rockets, 92-89 (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 03:03:44 GMT)

    Russ Smith scored 12 points, Jeff Green and Courtney Lee added 11 apiece and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets 92-89 on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams.

  • [New York Times] Butler, McDermott Pace Bulls Over Bucks, 105-95 (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:48:48 GMT)

    Jimmy Butler and Doug McDermott scored 23 points each to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 105-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, making new coach Fred Hoiberg a winner in his preseason debut.

  • [New York Times] George Has 20-Point First Quarter in Pacers’ Preseason Win (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:28:01 GMT)

    Paul George scored 20 of his 32 points in the first quarter and the Indiana Pacers overcome rookie Stanley Johnson’s 26 points in a 115-112 preseason victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Thabo Sefolosha’s Trial Opens With Clashing Accounts of Scuffle With Police (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 02:08:20 GMT)

    Depending on whom you believe, the police either broke the leg of the Atlanta Hawks’ 6-foot-6 forward, or had to repeatedly tell him to move from a crime scene as he called an officer a midget.

  • [New York Times] Porter, Wizards Dominate 76ers for 129-95 Win (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 01:36:39 GMT)

    Otto Porter scored 22 points, Bradley Beal had 19 and the Washington Wizards took control in the second half to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 129-95 on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams.

  • [New York Times] American on Brazilian Team Relishes Facing Knicks (Wed, 07 Oct 2015 01:17:30 GMT)

    Robert Day, the career scoring leader at Western Oregon, turned to teams in Mexico and Brazil when an N.B.A. career did not materialize. At 33, he will take the floor at Madison Square Garden.