Knicks Morning News (2015.11.21)

  • [New York Times] Warriors Eye Record After Beating Bulls to Stay Perfect (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 08:48:27 GMT)

    Golden State Warriors moved within one win of equaling the best ever start to an NBA season after two late Harrison Barnes three-pointers secured a 106-94 triumph over the Chicago Bulls on Friday.

  • [New York Times] Curry Leads Warriors to 14-0 Start as They Hold Off Bulls (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 07:09:55 GMT)

    Until a couple of games ago, Stephen Curry really hadn’t thought much about making more NBA history.

  • [New York Times] Lowry Scores 25, Raptors Hang On to Beat Lakers 102-91 (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 06:24:50 GMT)

    Kyle Lowry had 25 points, DeMar DeRozan scored seven of his 18 in the final 3:34, and the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game skid with a 102-91 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Blazers Snap 7-Game Skid With 102-91 Win Over Clippers (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 06:06:59 GMT)

    Damian Lillard had 27 points, including three key 3-pointers down the stretch, and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 102-91 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Davis’ Big Game in Return Lifts Pelicans Over Spurs, 104-90 (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 05:36:53 GMT)

    The moment Anthony Davis rose to block LaMarcus Aldridge’s 15-foot jump shot marked the beginning of the end for the San Antonio Spurs.

  • [New York Times] Knight Scores 38 as Suns Rally to Beat Nuggets 114-107 (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 05:07:00 GMT)

    Brandon Knight scored a career-high 38 points, Eric Bledsoe had 22 and the Phoenix Suns rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 114-107 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Make Key Stop to Quiet Thunder (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 05:06:28 GMT)

    For almost two weeks, Oklahoma City have been preaching relentlessly that they had to get better on defense. Yet, it has not materialized on the court in the form of consistent wins. On Friday, they saw what happens when a team puts defense first.

  • [New York Times] Williams, Nowitzki Lead Mavericks Past Jazz, 102-93 (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 04:16:26 GMT)

    Deron Williams scored a season-high 23 points, Dirk Nowitzki had 19 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Utah Jazz 102-93 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.

  • [New York Times] Anthony Scores 25 as Knicks Hold Off Thunder, 93-90 (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 04:07:32 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to help the New York Knicks defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90 on Friday night for their third straight win.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Celtics Have Big 2nd Quarter On Way to Blowing Out Nets (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 04:06:16 GMT)

    Avery Bradley and Isaiah Thomas led the Boston Celtics to a 120-95 win at home over the struggling Nets on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Knicks 93, Thunder 90: Knicks Win, Surviving Late Rally by Thunder (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 04:04:15 GMT)

    With each passing game and every fresh victory, the Knicks have pushed the horrors of last season deeper into the past.

  • [New York Times] Conley, Gasol Lead Grizzlies Over Rockets 96-84 (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 04:01:42 GMT)

    Mike Conley scored 26 points, Marc Gasol had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets 96-84 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Drummond, Pistons Grind Out Win Over T-Wolves (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 03:34:39 GMT)

    Andre Drummond had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 96-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Bradley, Thomas Lead Celtics to 120-95 Win Over Nets (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 03:22:10 GMT)

    Avery Bradley scored 21 points and Isaiah Thomas added 18 points and nine assists to lead the Boston Celtics over the struggling Brooklyn Nets 120-95 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Jefferson, Hornets Drop 76ers to 0-13 (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 02:55:13 GMT)

    Al Jefferson had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and the Charlotte Hornets put five players in double figures in a 113-88 victory over Philadelphia on Friday night that kept the 76ers winless.

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo weighs in on the great Porzingis nickname debate (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 06:48:35 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony is well aware of the major crisis that is griping all of Gotham; a proper nickname for Kristaps Porzingis.

  • [New York Daily News] EXCLUSIVE: J.R. Smith accused of choking teen in Chelsea (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 03:47:32 GMT)

    J.R. Smith has been accused of choking a 19-year-old high school student in Chelsea after the teen quipped about his trade to Cleveland.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks hang on for win over Thunder with Durant on sidelines (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 03:40:48 GMT)

    Kevin Durant was exactly where the Knicks wanted him; on the Thunder bench playing the role of cheerleader.

  • [New York Post] Carmelo reveals nickname that will stick to Kristaps Porzingis (Sat, 21 Nov 2015 02:14:58 -0500)

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Carmelo Anthony prefers to call Kristaps Porzingis "Rook,'' but says "KP'' as a nickname is just fine. Last season in Spain, Porzingis went by "Zinger,'' a nickname given to him by his coach, Scott Roth. But that hasn't been a thing in the NBA. Porzingis declared the day after the draft he…