Knicks Morning News (2016.02.29)

  • [ – New York Knicks] Knicks Daily Links: Monday (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 06:02:14 EST)

    Knicks Daily Links: Monday

  • [ – New York Knicks] Melo: You don't want to hear 'Let's go Heat' at home (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:56:10 EST)

    Melo: You don't want to hear 'Let's go Heat' at home

  • [ – New York Knicks] Melo: Stoudemire's Knicks barbs not about me (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:06:05 EST)

    Melo: Stoudemire's Knicks barbs not about me

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks playoff hopes continue to slip away with loss to Heat (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 05:57:08 GMT)

    The night at the Garden started with an embarrassing chant of “Let’s Go Heat” and ended the same way.

  • [New York Daily News] Amar’e Stoudemire throws shade at Carmelo Anthony (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 05:54:24 GMT)

    Amar’e Stoudemire is depressed about the state of a franchise he left in the hands of Carmelo Anthony.

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Phil Jackson out of touch with ‘praise’ for Curry (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 04:32:51 GMT)

    Stephen Curry simultaneously shocked the Oklahoma City Thunder late Saturday night and sent the NBA into a social media frenzy

  • [New York Post] Porzingis offers nicest prom rejection you’ll ever see (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:17:55 -0500)

    Call it one of the classiest rejections of Kristaps Porzingis' rookie season. "The KP and The Prom” soap opera reached its conclusion Sunday at the Garden with Long Island high-schooler Samantha Miller on hand to gracefully respond to Porzingis' rejection. The tale began Friday when Miller asked Porzingis to her prom, holding up a sign…

  • [New York Post] How Joe Johnson decided coming to Heat was “the best thing to do” (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:46:39 -0500)

    When Joe Johnson arrived in Brooklyn for the 2012-13 season, expectations went wild. With Deron Williams, the Nets had a backcourt to carry them to the playoffs and beyond. Oops. "Honestly, I don't think much about the disappointments so to speak,” said Johnson, who had to flee Brooklyn via buyout and sign with the Heat…

  • [New York Post] Phil only showing the world he may have lost his Zen (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:40:10 -0500)

    Knicks president Phil Jackson's Twitter account was not hacked Sunday, but the club might have wanted to claim it was. Jackson's 140-character missive about reigning MVP Stephen Curry seemed racier than any photo interim coach Kurt Rambis "likes'' on his Twitter feed. Oh yes, the Zen Master has struck again, hours before the Knicks dropped…

  • [New York Times] Curry Turning 3-Pointers Into Longest Drive Competition (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:06:46 GMT)

    As Stephen Curry casually dribbled the ball across halfcourt, the clock winding down on a tie game in overtime, he took one bounce past the stripe, did his trademark foot shuffle as he gathered himself and let the ball fly from some 38 feet away.

  • [New York Times] Johnson Makes Hot Start to Heat Life as Miami Burn Knicks (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 05:03:27 GMT)

    Veteran Joe Johnson signed with the Miami Heat on Saturday and on Sunday the versatile swing man was thrown right into the fire, delivering in a victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

  • [New York Times] Amar’e Stoudemire Laments Knicks’ Decline, Then Helps Sustain It (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 04:46:19 GMT)

    Stoudemire appeared to lob some subtle criticisms at Carmelo Anthony and reproached his former teammates for their halfhearted embrace of the triangle offense before helping his new team, the Miami Heat, defeat them.

  • [New York Times] Wade Scores 26, Heat Beat Knicks in Joe Johnson’s Debut (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 03:12:45 GMT)

    Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Joe Johnson made a 3-pointer on his first shot in a Heat uniform during a big game-opening run, and Miami beat the New York Knicks 98-81 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Pistons Beat Raptors 114-101 in Lowry’s Absence (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 02:57:36 GMT)

    A lot has changed in the past week for the Detroit Pistons.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Cavaliers Fall to Wizards as LeBron James Sits One Out (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 02:46:28 GMT)

    The Wizards got a much-needed victory in their bid to move into playoff position.

  • [New York Times] Parsons, Mavs Start Fast in 128-101 Win Over Timberwolves (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 02:42:39 GMT)

    Chandler Parsons scored 29 points and the Dallas Mavericks started fast in their first game since getting booed by the home crowd during a bad opening half, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 128-101 Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Paul George’s Secret: He Learned to Play Like a Girl (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 02:28:52 GMT)

    The N.B.A. All-Star Paul George developed his skills by trying in vain to outplay his sister.

  • [New York Times] Big Magic Start Dooms 76ers to Eighth Straight Loss, 130-116 (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:57:51 GMT)

    Rookie Mario Hezonja dunked four seconds into his first NBA start, finishing with 13 points, and the Orlando Magic led all the way Sunday in a 130-116 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

  • [New York Times] Lillard Scores 33, Trail Blazers Beat Pacers 111-102 (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:42:52 GMT)

    Damian Lillard had 33 points and five rebounds to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 111-102 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Rockets at Bulls (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 01:28:11 GMT)

    Houston and Chicago looked like contenders as the season began. But with Golden State, Oklahoma City, San Antonio and Cleveland rising to the top, the two middle-of-the-pack teams have their work cut out for them.

  • [New York Newsday] Miami Heat gives Joe Johnson warm reception, quick start (Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:02:51 EST)

    Joe Johnson was penciled into Miami's starting lineup before the Heat even began stitching the J-O-H-N-S-O-N on the back of his new red jersey.

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