Knicks Morning News (2016.02.02)

  • [New York Times] Gay Scores 32 to Lead Kings Over Bucks, 111-104 (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 05:54:42 GMT)

    Rudy Gay had 32 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak by defeating the Milwaukee Bucks 111-104 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Nuggets End Raptors’ 11-Game Winning Streak, 112-93 (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 05:39:54 GMT)

    The Toronto Raptors were ready for Danilo Gallinari. They didn’t have an answer for Nikola Jokic.

  • [New York Times] Randolph, Green Lead Grizzlies Past Pelicans, 110-95 (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 05:33:55 GMT)

    Zach Randolph used his size and leverage to frustrate the New Orleans Pelicans in the paint. Jeff Green scored from all over the court.

  • [New York Times] Hayward Has 27 Points, 12 Rebounds as Jazz Beat Bulls in OT (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 05:12:45 GMT)

    Gordon Hayward had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Rodney Hood added 19 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Chicago Bulls 105-96 in overtime on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Westbrook’s Triple-Double Leads Thunder Past Wizards, 114-98 (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 04:54:47 GMT)

    Russell Westbrook doesn’t feel comfortable taking credit for his triple-doubles.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Drummond and Pistons Outlast Nets; Suns Fire Hornacek (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 04:44:44 GMT)

    Reggie Jackson, who had been listed as questionable to play because of dehydration, battled through cramps to help Detroit defeat the Nets in Brooklyn.

  • [New York Times] Cavaliers Rally to Defeat Pacers in OT (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 04:42:28 GMT)

    There’s a specific reason why Cleveland’s LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love are referred to as “The Big Three.”

  • [New York Times] Irving Leads Cavaliers to Rare Win at Indiana, 111-106 in OT (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 04:18:46 GMT)

    Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving spent the break between regulation and overtime urging his teammates to close out Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge Scores 28 as Spurs Beat Magic 107-92 (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 04:09:56 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Orlando Magic 107-92 Monday night to remain undefeated at home.

  • [New York Times] Teague Scores Season-High 32, Hawks Breeze Past Mavs (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 03:51:49 GMT)

    Jeff Teague scored a season-high 32 points, Kyle Korver added 16 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-97 on Monday night to snap a three-game skid.

  • [New York Times] Slumping Suns Fire Head Coach Hornacek (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 03:42:30 GMT)

    The slumping Phoenix Suns have fired head coach Jeff Hornacek and named assistant Earl Watson as the interim coach, the National Basketball Association team said on Monday.

  • [New York Times] Drummond, Jackson Help Pistons Edge Nets 105-100 (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 03:00:57 GMT)

    Andre Drummond had 21 points and 18 rebounds, Reggie Jackson scored 19 points, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 105-100 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Video Game Featuring LeBron James, Kobe Bryant Tattoos Sparks Lawsuit (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 01:39:27 GMT)

    Take-Two Interactive Software Inc has been hit with a copyright infringement lawsuit over its depiction of tattoos belonging to National Basketball Association stars LeBron James and Kobe Bryant in a popular video game.

  • [New York Times] Reeling Suns Fire Jeff Hornacek as Coach (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:22:07 GMT)

    Phoenix, mired in one of the worst stretches in its history, with a 14-game road losing streak, promoted Earl Watson to interim coach.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis comes up small late in game (Tue, 02 Feb 2016 03:22:49 GMT)

    Kristaps Porzingis was in the practice facility trying to fight off a defender and create enough space to accept a post-up pass.