Knicks Morning News (2016.01.06)

  • [New York Times] Butler, Bulls Bound Past Bucks (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:57:35 GMT)

    The Chicago Bulls extended their winning streak to a season-high five games by defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 117-106 on Tuesday at the United Center.

  • [New York Times] Klay Has 36, Steph Sits Late as Warriors Beat Lakers 109-88 (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 07:18:52 GMT)

    After Stephen Curry came up limping from another blow to his sore left leg, Golden State coach Luke Walton thought the reigning MVP should take the rest of the night off while the Warriors wrapped up another blowout win.

  • [New York Times] Knicks 107, Hawks 101: Knicks’ Balanced Attack Holds Off the Hawks (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 06:10:37 GMT)

    The Knicks improved to 17-19, matching their win total from last season, but they kept things in perspective as they packed up for Miami, the second stop on a three-game trip.

  • [New York Times] Mavs Make It 22 Straight at Home Over Kings in 2-OT Thriller (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 06:09:32 GMT)

    Deron Williams has been back with his hometown Dallas Mavericks for a couple of months now.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Mavericks Edge Kings in Overtime (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 05:51:41 GMT)

    Deron Williams hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in the second overtime, and Dallas beat Sacramento for its 22nd consecutive home victory over the Kings.

  • [New York Times] Afflalo, Anthony Lead Knicks Past Hawks 107-101 (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 04:13:06 GMT)

    Arron Afflalo and Carmelo Anthony both scored 23 points, and New York almost lost a 16-point lead before holding on to beat Atlanta 107-101 Tuesday night, giving the Knicks their second win over the Hawks in three days.

  • [New York Times] Butler Scores 32 Points to Lead Bulls Over Bucks, 117-106 (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 04:01:07 GMT)

    Jimmy Butler had 32 points and a season-high 10 assists to lead the streaking Chicago Bulls to a 117-106 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Kobe Bryant Misses 3rd Straight Game With Sore Shoulder (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 03:00:43 GMT)

    Kobe Bryant is sitting out his third straight game for the Los Angeles Lakers with a sore right shoulder.

  • [New York Post] How a scuffle and a ‘T’ helped Kristaps Porzingis earn more respect (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 02:43:27 -0500)

    ATLANTA — In his brief scuffle with Atlanta's Kent Bazemore, Knicks 7-foot-3 rookie Kristaps Porzingis picked up his first-ever NBA technical foul Tuesday, but didn't realize a fine comes along with it. "It wouldn't have changed anything if I knew it,'' Porzingis said. Porzingis' respect from his teammates grew larger when Bazemore fouled Porzingis with…

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks win 2nd straight over Hawks behind Melo, KP, Afflalo (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 06:16:57 GMT)

    Last season’s Knicks required all 82 games to reach their pathetic 17 wins. This squad is already three months ahead of that schedule.

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Carmelo Anthony and ‘BFFs’ promote each other for ASG (Wed, 06 Jan 2016 04:37:21 GMT)

    Couldn’t you just see Michael Jordan doing that for Patrick Ewing and Charles Barkley if Twitter were around in 1988?