Knicks Morning News (2015.12.24)

  • [New York Times] Warriors Beat Jazz 103-85 to Remain Unbeaten at Home (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 07:12:35 GMT)

    Fresh from a much-needed, four-day break that included two days with no practice, the Golden State Warriors showed no signs of slowing down.

  • [New York Times] Nowitzki Rises Above Shaq Milestone as Mavs Edge Nets (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 06:09:27 GMT)

    Presented with the five names of those ahead of him on the NBA career scoring list after passing a major personal milestone, Dirk Nowitzki responded as if it was music to his ears

  • [New York Times] Thunder Rout Lakers Again, 120-85 (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 05:57:49 GMT)

    Russell Westbrook had 23 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder steamrolled the Los Angeles Lakers for the second time in five days, 120-85 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Dirk Nowitzki Moves Up Scoring List and Downs the Nets (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 05:57:13 GMT)

    The Dallas Mavericks earned a 119-118 road victory over the Nets on Wednesday night, which marked Dirk Nowitzki’s move into sixth place on the N.B.A.’s career scoring list.

  • [New York Times] Foye Scores 31 Points, Nuggets Bounce Back to Beat Suns (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 05:51:48 GMT)

    The Denver Nuggets’ leading scorer was hurt. Another starter was out due to illness.

  • [New York Times] Bucks Shoot 60 Percent, Drop 76ers to 1-30 With 113-100 Win (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 04:51:34 GMT)

    Instead of a handshake or a pat on the back, Giannis Antetokounmpo received a text message from Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd.

  • [New York Times] Cavaliers 91, Knicks 84: Without Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Put Up Fight but Fall to Cavaliers (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 04:39:43 GMT)

    Kristaps Porzingis finished with a team-high 23 points and added 13 rebounds, but LeBron James led Cleveland to a victory as Anthony sat out with a sprained ankle.

  • [New York Times] James Scores 24, Cavaliers Beat Short-Handed Knicks 91-84 (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 04:33:39 GMT)

    LeBron James acknowledged the Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t play their best Wednesday night, but he was at his best when it mattered most.

  • [New York Times] Nowitzki Passes Shaq, Helps Mavs Pull Out OT Win Over Nets (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 04:24:43 GMT)

    Dirk Nowitzki talked about how much it meant to him, after working so hard, so long to get it.

  • [New York Times] Sports of The Times: Carmelo Anthony Tries to Drown Out the Din of Gunshots (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:47:11 GMT)

    Few can lay better claim than Anthony to understanding, instinctively, the psychological and corporeal toll taken by poverty, despair and gun violence.

  • [New York Times] Teague, Millsap Pace Hawks in 107-100 Win Over Pistons (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:45:48 GMT)

    Jeff Teague scored 23 points, Paul Millsap added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Pistons 107-100 Wednesday night for their fifth straight win.

  • [New York Times] Sacramento Hangs On for 108-106 Victory at Indiana (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:39:40 GMT)

    DeMarcus Cousins delivered the big shots inside.

  • [New York Times] Pelicans Beats Trail Blazers 115-89 (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:39:37 GMT)

    Anthony Davis scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 115-89 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Leonard, Spurs Beat Up Wolves for 7th Straight Win, 108-83 (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:30:47 GMT)

    Kawhi Leonard had 19 points and six rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs bullied the young Minnesota Timberwolves in the paint during a 108-83 victory Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Cavaliers Down Knicks 91-84 for Early Christmas Cheer (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:09:27 GMT)

    Kevin Love had 23 points and 13 rebounds and forward LeBron James added 24 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 91-84 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday.

  • [New York Times] Vucevic Scores 21 to Help Magic Hold Off Rockets 104-101 (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:03:43 GMT)

    Evan Fournier hit a short bank shot with 14.2 seconds left and Tobias Harris made two free throws with 1.1 seconds remaining to help the Orlando Magic hold off the Houston Rockets 104-101 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Olynyk Scores 20 as Celtics Hold Off Hornets, Win (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 03:00:58 GMT)

    Kelly Olynyk scored 20 points, Jae Crowder added 19 points and 12 rebounds and the Boston Celtics held off a fourth-quarter rally for a 102-89 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Wall Helps Wizards Beat Grizzlies 100-91 (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 02:36:36 GMT)

    John Wall had 14 points and 14 assists to help the Washington Wizards beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-91 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Nowitzki Passes Shaq, Now 6th on NBA’s Career Scoring List (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 01:24:51 GMT)

    Dirk Nowitzki has moved ahead of Shaquille O’Neal into sixth place on the NBA’s career scoring list.

  • [New York Post] Carmelo Anthony reveals his reasoning for deciding to sit (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 01:40:15 -0500)

    CLEVELAND — Carmelo Anthony decided it was best to rest before Christmas. Anthony, despite participating in the morning shootaround, elected to miss Wednesday's 91-84 loss to the Cavaliers because he said he doesn't want his sprained left ankle injury to "linger.'' Anthony also said he felt without his normal lateral agility he wouldn't be at…

  • [New York Daily News] LeBron James and Cavs outduel Kristaps Porzingis and Knicks (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 06:49:20 GMT)

    The Knicks had flashbacks to last season Wednesday night. Facing LeBron James and the Cavaliers, the Knicks were without Carmelo Anthony.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Carmelo Anthony upset no Christmas game (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 06:24:30 GMT)

    For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Knicks won’t be playing on Christmas Day and Carmelo Anthony is none too happy.

  • [New York Daily News] Cops eying ‘persons of interest’ in Derrick Williams theft (Thu, 24 Dec 2015 02:39:33 GMT)

    Cops hope to chat with two women who partied with Derrick Williams right before more than $600G in jewelry disappeared from his apartment.

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