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.

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