Knicks Morning News (2018.05.30)

  • [NYTimes] Keeping Score: Rockets and Celtics Are Doomed by the 3-Point Shot
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:30:31 PM)

    The Celtics and Rockets lost largely because they could not make the long shots at home.

  • [NYTimes] Not at the Game: Over, Easy: A Basketball Aficionado Foresees the Warriors’ Surge Past the Rockets
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:15:48 PM)

    Fabulous Flournoy, a Bronx native, has been a player-coach for a professional team in Britain for the past 17 seasons.

  • [NYTimes] Warriors 101, Rockets 92: Warriors Dispatch Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavs
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 2:39:56 PM)

    Down 11 points at halftime, Golden State rallied in the third quarter to beat the Houston Rockets, winning the Western Conference finals for a fourth consecutive year.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Look Who Answered LeBron’s Call: Jeff Green, the Former Celtic
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:23:37 PM)

    Green was a twice a Celtic before rising Sunday night to help defeat his former team in the conference finals and get LeBron James to yet another N.B.A. Final

  • [NYTimes] LeBron James in Game 6: 46 Points, 11 Rebounds, 9 Assists. (There Will Be a Game 7.)
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:36:55 PM)

    The Eastern Conference finals will be decided on Sunday in Boston. The Celtics are 10-0 at home this postseason.

  • [NYPost] Mark Jackson has nothing but praise for Knicks and new coach
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:22:40 PM)

    Knicks icon Mark Jackson — in his first public comments since being passed over for the head-coaching position at the Garden — took the high road when asked about being spurned by his former team. Jackson, who played six-plus seasons for the Knicks (1987-92, 2001-02), is still a fan favorite at the Garden and was…

  • [NYDN] Mark Jackson takes high road in discussing Knicks opportunity
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 11:18:11 AM)

    Mark Jackson didn’t want to get into hypotheticals or rehash his Knicks coaching candidacy because “that does nothing.”

  • [SNY Knicks] Hawks, Suns among teams looking at Knicks F Michael Beasley
    (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 3:52:19 PM)

    Knicks F Michael Beasley, who is an unrestricted free agent, has been generating interest from a few teams around the league