Mtn Dew Ice Rising Stars: Team U.S. vs. Team World Game Thread

They seriously couldn’t just spell “Mountain” out?

Anyhow, I figured we should have a game thread for those willing to watch the Rising Star debut of New York Knick, Kevin Knox! If there’s any basketball justice in this world, Mitchell Robinson will be on the team next season as a sophomore. Where he will be representing the New Orleans Pelicans, of course.

Let’s go Team U.S.A.!

Knicks Morning News (2019.02.15)

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ franchise-worst losing streak mercifully ends at 18
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:20:00 PM)

    Knicks coach David Fizdale gives his team credit for not giving up during a losing streak that lasted nearly six weeks.

    “I keep talking about this team’s character,” Fizdale said. “It would’ve been very easy for us to check out and get on to wherever we’re going to go, but we were desperate men….

  • [Hoops Rumors] Atlantic Notes: Russell, Giannis, Knicks, Mudiay, Irving
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:26:43 PM)

    For D’Angelo Russell, getting traded from the Lakers to the Nets in 2017 was a blessing in disguise. Russell has excelled with the team this season, leading the Nets in points, assists and minutes played through 59 games so far. â??I came here with open arms,â? Russell said, as relayed by Leo Sepkowitz of Bleacher […]

  • [Hoops Rumors] Fantasy Hoops: Knicks, DFS, Valentine’s Day Games
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:09:49 PM)

    Hoops Rumors wants to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s day and acknowledge those who continue to love the Knicks and stand by the team through all the hardship, drama, and overall disappointment. After a divorce with Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks have a path to add two max-level free agents this summer. Better times could be on the […]

  • [FOXsports] Knicks snap 18-game skid with win over Hawks
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:13:05 PM)

    The New York Knicks beat the Atlanta Hawks 106-91 to snap a single-season, franchise record 18-game losing streak

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks snap 18-game losing streak in 106-91 win over Hawks
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:18:57 PM)

    The Knicks got the taste of victory for the first time in a month and a half, defeating the Hawks on the road, 106-91, on Thursday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Here’s how the NBA Draft Lottery could pan out for Knicks
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 8:28:11 PM)

    The grim reality for New York Knicks fans is that their season truly continues on Tuesday, May 14, otherwise known as the day of the NBA Draft Lottery.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks hoping to snap losing streak vs. Hawks at 7:30 p.m.
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:53:00 PM)

    The Knicks visit the Hawks at 7:30 p.m. before the All-Star break begins.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks target Kyrie Irving: Celtics upset at AD’s agency for rumors
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 12:47:53 PM)

    Kyrie Irving can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kevin Durant on the Knicks this summer has picked up steam. Here are the latest rumors…

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks target Kevin Durant: ‘Infrastructure being laid down’ for KD to New York
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:36:56 AM)

    Warriors star Kevin Durant can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kyrie Irving on the Knicks this summer has picked up steam. Here are the latest rumors…

  • [SNY Knicks] WATCH: Knicks’ Dennis Smith Jr. talks beef with Ben Simmons
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:12:00 AM)

    Dennis Smith Jr. exchanged words with Ben Simmons during the Knicks’ loss to the Sixers on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. After the game, Smith weighed in.

  • [ESPN] Knicks beat Hawks to end 18-game losing streak
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:58:38 PM)

    The New York Knicks snapped their single-season franchise record 18-game losing streak on Thursday with a 106-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

  • [NYPost] Knicks snap 18-game skid for first win since Jan. 4
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:09:25 PM)

    ATLANTA — The Knicks no longer have their massive losing streak and no longer are the NBA’s worst team. Happy Valentine’s Day. When it was over, David Fizdale’s wife, Natasha, flew into the arms of a Knicks staffer. Indeed, her husband needed this night. In their final game before the All-Star break, the Knicks charged…

  • [NYPost] MLB’s DL change shows how misguided society’s concerns are
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:32:00 PM)

    I’d surrender but I don’t know where to report. Years ago, government tried to cure us of the habit of referencing the disabled as “handicapped,” as in handicapped parking and handicapped entrances. Fine. “Handicapped” seemed cold, insensitive. So the new word for the disabled became “disabled.” Reasonable, functional, clear. Now, MLB, so people-sensitive as to…

  • [NYPost] Knicks promise they scouted Giannis Antetokounmpo
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:14:13 PM)

    ATLANTA — The Knicks are proud of being one of the pioneers — along with Dallas and San Antonio — in European scouting. They were one of the first organizations to employ a full-time European scout. Kevin Wilson was hired in 2000 and based in Barcelona. Before that, the Knicks had Tim Shea as their…

  • [NYPost] Celtics still seething over ‘cheap’ Kyrie Irving Knicks leaks
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:10:44 AM)

    The Anthony Davis drama is not quite done, yet. The Celtics, according to The Sporting News, are frustrated with Davis’ agent, Rich Paul, because they believe his agency, Klutch Sports, is responsible for spreading the rumors of Kyrie Irving being interested in the Knicks this offseason. Those talks, along with Kevin Durant’s alleged New York…

  • [NYTimes] Knicks End Franchise-Worst Losing Streak With Win Over Hawks
    (Friday, February 15, 2019 4:38:49 AM)

    Dennis Smith Jr. led with 19 points as the Knicks got their first victory since Jan. 4.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: LeBron James Was Supposed to Make the Lakers Great. But When?
    (Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:08:52 PM)

    Behind James, Los Angeles is embarking on the road back to N.B.A. dominance. But injury, erratic play and months of drama have a young core wondering when the fun begins.