2015-16 Game Thread: Knicks @ Sixers

Oh, right, the Knicks are still playing basketball games. How adorable.

Midway through the third period, the awful Knicks lead the even more awful 76ers.

Let’s go! Knicks?

Knicks Morning News (2016.04.08)

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Carmelo, Dolan both have lot riding on Knicks coach (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 04:19:40 GMT)

    If Carmelo Anthony needed a lesson on how to really throw his weight around Madison Square Garden he could have asked Patrick Ewing.

  • [New York Daily News] Raissman: MSG TV still avoiding big questions for Knicks (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:29:09 GMT)

    When he is on camera, Phil Jackson is hard to miss.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Become 2nd NBA Team to Win 70, Beat Spurs 112-101 (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:36:43 GMT)

    Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors reached a milestone that only Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls have achieved in the history of the NBA.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Beat Spurs, Sew Up Home Court Advantage (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 06:06:28 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors clinched home-court advantage through the NBA playoffs on Thursday night, riding a strong defensive performance to a 112-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in a historic meeting of the league’s top two teams.

  • [New York Times] Warriors 112, Spurs 101: Warriors Beat Spurs to Reach 70 Wins, Two From Matching Record (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 05:38:43 GMT)

    Stephen Curry scored 27 points as Golden State became the second N.B.A. team to win 70 games in a season. The Warriors must sweep their final three games to surpass the 1995-96 Bulls.

  • [New York Times] NBA Capsules (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 05:33:42 GMT)

    Stephen Curry scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors became the second team to win 70 games in a season by beating the San Antonio Spurs 112-101 on Thursday night, wrapping up home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.

  • [New York Times] Timberwolves Follow Golden State Stunner With Win Over Kings (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 04:45:34 GMT)

    Gorgui Dieng had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Zach LaVine and Nemanja Bjelica also scored 18 points, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Sacramento Kings 105-97 on Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Rockets’ Playoff Hopes Dim After Loss to Suns (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 04:18:28 GMT)

    James Harden wore a somber expression in a virtually empty locker room late Thursday night, a scene that painted the perfect picture of the Houston Rockets’ season-long struggle with failure and frustration.

  • [New York Times] Heat Rally Past Bulls, 106-98 for 46th Win of the Season (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:42:36 GMT)

    Dwyane Wade wanted Miami to view Thursday night as a close-out opportunity, a chance for the Heat to essentially finish off a Chicago team desperate to keep its season alive.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Hawks Top Raptors; the Rockets and the Bulls Fall (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:29:10 GMT)

    Jeff Teague scored 23 points as Atlanta, in third place in the Eastern Conference, topped second-seeded Toronto. Houston and Chicago lost and neared elimination from the playoffs.

  • [New York Times] Teague, Korver Help Hawks Hold Off Toronto (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:03:43 GMT)

    Jeff Teague scored 23 points, Kyle Korver added 14 and the Atlanta Hawks held off the Toronto Raptors for a 95-87 victory on Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Suns End 7-Game Skid With 124-115 Win Over Rockets (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:03:41 GMT)

    Mirza Teletovic scored 26 points off the bench, P.J. Tucker added 24 and the Phoenix Suns dealt another blow to the Houston Rockets’ dwindling playoff chances with a 124-115 victory on Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: A Plea for Patience Probably Resonates With Phil Jackson (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 03:02:12 GMT)

    Jackson would have to agree with the points Sam Hinkie made in his 76ers resignation letter, given the critiques of his Knicks tenure so far.

  • [New York Times] Spurs Don’t Plan to Rest Stars for 2 Games vs Warriors (Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:37:18 GMT)

    If the Golden State Warriors are going to set the NBA single-season wins record, they will have to go through a full-strength San Antonio squad to do it.