Knicks Morning News (2015.12.04)

  • [New York Daily News] Kristaps Porzingis: ‘Our fans are better than Brooklyn’s’ (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 05:51:24 GMT)

    Mikhail Prokhorov once vowed to turn Knicks fans into Nets fans, but Kristaps Porzingis is out on these streets working on the reverse.

  • [New York Daily News] La La Anthony: Porzingis has earned spot at dinner table (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 03:01:39 GMT)

    Kristaps Porzingis is impressing plenty of people in his rookie season with the Knicks, and that includes La La Anthony.

  • [New York Post] Nets can’t say enough good things about Kristaps Porzingis (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 03:21:24 -0500)

    While Kristaps Porzingis was busy throwing shade at Brooklyn — saying the Knicks had the better fans — the Nets were throwing bouquets at him. And with the rivals set to face off Friday in the Garden, Nets point guard Jarrett Jack tapped the 20-year-old big man as the favorite to win NBA Rookie of…

  • [New York Post] Lopez twins’ cat-filled, goofy rivalry about to go silent (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 02:02:14 -0500)

    Even Knicks coach Derek Fisher admits the better Garden story line Friday is Robin Lopez vs. Brook Lopez rather than Knicks-Nets. The intracity basketball rival has yet to reach scorching proportions since the Nets moved to Brooklyn three years ago, partly due to both team's mediocre fortunes. But it will get heated in the pivot…

  • [New York Times] Green Beats Odds, Keeps Getting Better for Golden State (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 09:03:36 GMT)

    Draymond Green pounds his chest with his right fist and roars toward the rafters after big plays, mouth agape.

  • [New York Times] Celtics Whip Kings in Mexico (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 06:42:27 GMT)

    Boston guard Isaiah Thomas scored 21 points and added nine assists as the Celtics made it a miserable trip to Mexico for the Sacramento Kings with a 114-97 whipping at Mexico City Arena on Thursday.

  • [New York Times] Thomas, Celtics Beat Kings 114-97 in Mexico City (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 06:12:53 GMT)

    Isaiah Thomas tormented his former team, scoring 21 points and leading the Boston Celtics over the Sacramento Kings 114-97 Thursday night in the NBA’s third regular-season game played in Mexico.

  • [New York Times] Lillard Lead Blazers in 123-111 Win Over the Pacers (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 05:48:32 GMT)

    Damian Lillard had 26 points and backcourt partner CJ McCollum added 21, and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped Indiana’s six-game winning streak with a 123-111 victory Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Leonard Scores 27 as Spurs Defeat Grizzlies 103-83 (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 05:43:03 GMT)

    Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, shooting 7 for 9 on 3-pointers as the San Antonio Spurs eased to a 103-83 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Dwyane Wade Leads Heat to a Win (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 05:01:42 GMT)

    Wade scored 28 points, including two free throws with 1.5 seconds left to lead host Miami past the Oklahoma City Thunder, 97-95, in a game that featured 38 lead changes.

  • [New York Times] Wade Carries Heat Past Thunder in Topsy-Turvy Game (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 04:39:27 GMT)

    Guard Dwyane Wade scored 28 points, including two game-winning free throws with 1.5 seconds left to lead the Miami Heat to a 97-95 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

  • [New York Times] Harris, Magic Win Season-High 5th Straight, Beat Jazz 103-94 (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 04:39:09 GMT)

    Tobias Harris scored 17 points and the Orlando Magic beat the Utah Jazz 103-94 on Thursday night for their season-best fifth straight win.

  • [New York Times] Wade’s 28 Lifts Miami Over Thunder in Wild Game (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 03:54:53 GMT)

    Dwyane Wade was exhausted. Erik Spoelstra was nauseous. Goran Dragic was already sore when the game ended.

  • [New York Times] Nuggets Beat Raptors to End 8-Game Losing Streak (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 03:31:07 GMT)

    Will Barton came off the bench to score 22 points and Danilo Gallinari added another 21 as the Denver Nuggets beat the Toronto Raptors, 106-105, Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Jim Loscutoff, a Tough Former Celtic, Dies at 85 (Fri, 04 Dec 2015 02:44:52 GMT)

    Loscutoff played forward for seven Celtics teams that won N.B.A. championships.

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