Knicks Morning News (2017.04.30)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: 6-Foot-10 and a 3-Point Shooter. Just What the Rockets Want. (Saturday, April 29, 2017 6:11:14 PM) Kyle Wiltjer averaged just over 10 3-point attempts in the D-League this season as he tries to develop at a position vital to Houston’s success. [NYTimes] Keeping Score: Joe Johnson, a Taciturn Veteran, Speaks Volumes […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.29)

[NYTimes] Wizards and Celtics Both Clinch Series and Will Meet in the Next Round (Saturday, April 29, 2017 4:22:46 AM) John Wall led Washington with 42 points; Avery Bradley scored 23 to lead Boston; and Larry Bird stepped down from the Pacers’ front office. [SNY Knicks] Hill, Senglin among potential under the radar targets for […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.28)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: From the Start, Kristaps Porzingis Made It Clear He Wouldn’t Be Timid (Thursday, April 27, 2017 4:34:34 PM) After two seasons of Knicks dysfunction, can anyone be surprised that Porzingis has publicly grown tired of team leadership? [NYTimes] Raptors Lose 25-Point Lead but Eliminate the Bucks (Friday, April 28, 2017 2:33:31 […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.27)

[NYTimes] Celtics Top Bulls to End Home-Team Slump and Take 3-2 Lead (Thursday, April 27, 2017 1:59:04 AM) Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to lead Boston. Also, Bradley Beal had 27 points to fuel Washington’s victory over Atlanta. [NYPost] Kobe Bryant: I’m the proof that Phil and Carmelo have hope (Wednesday, […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.26)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Bucks, a Youthful Bunch, Are Facing a Bright Future (Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:45:22 AM) Even if it is eliminated by the Toronto Raptors, a team with more playoff experience, Milwaukee has budding stars like Malcolm Brogdon, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thon Maker. [NYTimes] Greg Marius, Who Sought Profit in Street Ball […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.25)

[NYTimes] Raptors Win Over Bucks Puts Them One Win Away From a Series Against the Cavs (Tuesday, April 25, 2017 3:50:39 AM) Norm Powell scored 25 points, Serge Ibaka 19 and DeMar DeRozan 18 for the Raptors, who can wrap up their first-round series on Thursday in Milwaukee. [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis’ independence putting pressure on […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.24)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: LeBron James Issues a Timely Reminder of His Greatness (Monday, April 24, 2017 12:57:25 AM) Cavaliers sweep the Pacers, again, thanks to the return of the game’s most dangerous player: Playoff LeBron. [NYTimes] Warriors Coach Steve Kerr to Miss Game 4 (Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:21:29 PM) Kerr still has lingering […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.23)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Celtics Regain Confidence, With an Assist From Kevin Garnett (Saturday, April 22, 2017 5:26:09 PM) A colorful message from Garnett before Game 3 on Friday night resonated with a team that had a difficult week. [NYTimes] Steve Kerr Will Not Coach Warriors’ Game 3 Against Portland Because of Illness (Sunday, April […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.22)

[NYTimes] Keeping Score: Golden State Gets a Boost From an Unlikely Source: JaVale McGee (Friday, April 21, 2017 5:32:29 PM) The Warriors have raced to a 2-0 series lead against the Portland Trail Blazers, and McGee appears to be a key cog on the star-laden team. [NYTimes] The Celtics Bounce Back Against the Bulls (Saturday, […]

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.21)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: James Harden Can Pass the Ball (Just Make Sure You Catch It) (Thursday, April 20, 2017 5:30:07 PM) Harden again showed off an undervalued part of his game as the Houston Rockets took a 2-0 series lead against the Oklahoma City Thunder. [SNY Knicks] Melo’s Very Bad Year (Thursday, April 20, […]