Knicks Morning News (2016.04.04)

  • [New York Times] With 2 Games vs Warriors This Week, How Will Spurs Play It? (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:00:41 GMT)

    The biggest mystery surrounding the Golden State Warriors’ run at history is how motivated San Antonio will be to stop it.

  • [New York Times] Boston Celtics Survive Kobe Bryant’s 34, Beat Lakers 107-100 (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 05:18:39 GMT)

    After 20 years, two NBA Finals meetings and countless major moments, Kobe Bryant cherishes the history and tradition of the Los Angeles Lakers’ rivalry with the Boston Celtics.

  • [New York Times] Pelicans 106, Nets 87: Nets Fall to New Orleans as New Pelican Shines (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:28:15 GMT)

    The Nets lost their fifth straight game after announcing that Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young would sit out the rest of the season.

  • [New York Times] Curry Pours in 39 as Warriors Trounce Trail Blazers (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 04:21:27 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors play so well after they lose, it makes one wonder why they don’t do it more often.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Pacers Blow Lead but Hold Off Knicks to Move Into Seventh in East (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 03:55:06 GMT)

    The Indiana Pacers beat the Knicks, 92-87, at Madison Square Garden on Sunday night to tie for seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Rebound From Rare Home Loss to Beat Blazers 136-111 (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 03:36:48 GMT)

    The pain of a rare home loss disappeared quickly for Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. Just like the other seven defeats this season, it was followed with yet another win.

  • [New York Times] George Hits Go-Ahead Shot, Pacers Edge Knicks to Tie for 7th (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 02:21:44 GMT)

    Paul George returned from an injured ankle to make the tiebreaking jumper with 23.6 seconds left, and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 92-87 on Sunday night to tie for seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

  • [New York Times] Without Irving, Cavs Hold Off Hornets (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 02:18:27 GMT)

    LeBron James said it felt like playing three games in three nights, yet as the Cleveland Cavaliers have for most of the season, they passed the test.

  • [New York Times] Jimmy Butler Scores 25 Points, Bulls Hold Off Bucks 102-98 (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 01:42:52 GMT)

    Jimmy Butler scored 25 points on 10-of-11 shooting, Pau Gasol had 16 points and eight rebounds and the Chicago Bulls held off a second-half surge by the Milwaukee Bucks for a 102-98 win Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Hayward’s 22 Helps Jazz Keep Pace in West With Win Over Suns (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 01:06:54 GMT)

    Gordon Hayward led five Utah players in double figures with 22 points, and the Jazz boosted their playoff chances with a 101-86 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Grizzlies Fall to Magic 119-107 for Sixth Straight Loss (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 01:00:57 GMT)

    Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points off the bench, Victor Oladipo and Evan Fournier added 22 points each and the Orlando Magic topped the struggling Memphis Grizzlies 119-107 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Post] Don’t tell Kristaps Porzingis his season is over (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:36:21 -0400)

    Kristaps Porzingis ain't done yet. Porzingis hasn't given up on his rookie season, showing progress with his right-shoulder strain by lifting his arm over his head in a demonstration for reporters in the Knicks' locker room before they played host to the Pacers Sunday night. The rookie phenom wasn't able to do that in Dallas…

  • [New York Post] Rambis’ strange rant: Demoting Afflalo will help his wallet (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:28:08 -0400)

    Kurt Rambis went from Arron Afflalo's coach to his agent for one weird, brief moment after Sunday's 92-87 loss to the Pacers. Afflalo scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, nearly spearheading an improbable comeback victory. Afflalo had been embroiled in a rift of sorts with Rambis, who demoted him to the…

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony among Knicks starters to sit in latest loss (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 05:29:43 GMT)

    The Knicks haven’t shut down their season yet. At least not officially.

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Carmelo Anthony ‘resting’ is trend among NBA stars (Mon, 04 Apr 2016 05:07:10 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony received what was referred to as a “rest” day on Sunday.

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