Knicks Morning News (2016.01.19)

  • [New York Post] Phil Jackson gets cryptic in his tribute to Glenn Frey (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 01:38:33 -0500)

    Apparently running the Knicks is a much more noble task than we all realized. While paying tribute to the late Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey, Knicks team president Phil Jackson slipped in an interesting phrase. Jackson, a noted Deadhead, tweeted, “Glenn Frey oh, how sad. He was one of the reasons I’m here in NY doing…

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks saved by Carmelo three-pointer, beat 76ers in 2OT (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:56:19 GMT)

    Thanks to a gritty 49 minutes from a hobbled Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks avoided what would’ve been their worst loss of the season.

  • [New York Daily News] Kristaps Porzingis helps Carmelo Anthony and Knicks as decoy (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:01:18 GMT)

    Against doctor’s orders, Kristaps Porzingis served as the NBA’s tallest decoy on the Knicks’ most important possession of the afternoon.

  • [New York Times] Redick’s Career-High 40 Help Clippers Beat Rockets in OT (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:51:54 GMT)

    J.J. Redick was getting tired of the Los Angeles Clippers losing to the Houston Rockets, so he finally took matters into his own sharp-shooting hands — with plenty of help from Chris Paul, of course.

  • [New York Times] Redick Shines From Downtown as Clippers Ground Rockets (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:36:30 GMT)

    Guard J.J. Redick set a franchise record with nine three-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points as the Los Angeles Clippers held on for a 140-132 overtime victory over the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on Monday.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Rout Cavaliers in Finals Rematch (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:39:28 GMT)

    Stephen Curry scored 35 points, including seven three-pointers, in just three quarters as Golden State pounded the Cavaliers 132-98 in Cleveland on Monday in an NBA Finals rematch.

  • [New York Times] Raptors 112, Nets 100: With Late Surge, Raptors Defeat Nets for Fifth Straight Victory (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:32:22 GMT)

    The Nets lost their third in a row, a game in which there were eight lead changes and 11 ties.

  • [New York Times] Golden Statement: Curry, Warriors Demolish Cavaliers 132-98 (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:07:04 GMT)

    Stephen Curry didn’t smell champagne. Blood was in the air.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Olympics: U.S. Basketball Finalists Set (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:01:19 GMT)

    LeBron James was among 30 players selected as finalists for the United States Olympic basketball team.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Warriors’ Cleveland Mementos: A Trophy, and Now a 34-Point Rout of the Cavaliers (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 05:01:05 GMT)

    Stephen Curry scored 35 points as Golden State coasted to a 132-98 victory at Quicken Loans Arena, where the Warriors clinched the N.B.A. title last season.

  • [New York Times] Nowitzki, Williams Lead Mavericks Past Celtics 118-113 in OT (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 04:49:07 GMT)

    Dirk Nowitzki scored 31 points, Deron Williams had 10 of his 20 points in overtime and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Boston Celtics 118-113 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Lowry, DeRozan Lead Raptors Over Nets 112-100 (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 03:15:36 GMT)

    Kyle Lowry scored 13 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-100 on Monday night to match a season high with their fifth straight win.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: The Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis Is a Precious Import. Handle With Care. (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 02:10:02 GMT)

    As the Knicks try to balance Porzingis’s health and their long-shot playoff bid, they should realize that prudence is the best course of action.

  • [New York Times] Knicks 119, 76ers 113, Two overtimes: Carmelo Anthony Returns to Help Knicks Ward Off 76ers (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 01:25:42 GMT)

    Anthony, who had missed two games with a sprained right ankle, scored 19 points for the Knicks, including a tying 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left in regulation.

  • [New York Times] Horford, Millsap Pace Hawks to Easy Win Over Magic (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 00:28:09 GMT)

    Al Horford scored 15 points, Paul Millsap had 13 points and 12 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks won their second straight game with a 98-81 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Pistons Lose Cool, Bulls Take Advantage in 111-101 Win (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 00:00:55 GMT)

    Chicago coach Fred Hoiberg dismissed the idea that the Bulls might be better off without Joakim Noah.

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