Knicks Morning News (2014.01.19)

  • [New York Times] Roundup: George’s 36 Help Pacers Easily Beat the Clippers (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 04:56:44 GMT)

    The host Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 106-92, as Paul George scored 36 points and Lance Stephenson added 22 points and 12 rebounds.    

  • [New York Times] James Lifts Heat Over Bobcats 104-96 in OT (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 04:48:21 GMT)

    The large icepack on LeBron James’ right shoulder said it all.    

  • [New York Times] Aldridge, Blazers Run Past Mavs, Win Streak at 5 (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 04:30:50 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers ran past the Dallas Mavericks 127-111 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive victory.    

  • [New York Times] Indiana Stays Hot, Tripping Up Clippers 106-92 (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 04:12:19 GMT)

    Paul George put an emphatic 360-degree twist on the Pacers’ latest blowout.    

  • [New York Times] Noah, Bulls Rout 76ers 103-78 (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 04:00:17 GMT)

    Joakim Noah had 21 points and 16 rebounds, Carlos Boozer added 15 points and 13 boards, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Philadelphia 76ers 103-78 on Saturday night.    

  • [New York Times] Smith, Stuckey Lead Pistons Past Wizards, 104-98 (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:54:21 GMT)

    Josh Smith overcame a slow start to score 22 points and Rodney Stuckey added 20 as the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards 104-98 on Saturday night.    

  • [New York Times] Curry Lifts Warriors Over Pelicans, 97-87 (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:45:14 GMT)

    Stephen Curry scored 28 points, David Lee added 22 and the Golden State Warriors sent the New Orleans Pelicans to their eighth straight loss, 97-87 on Saturday night.    

  • [New York Times] Jones Leads Rockets Over Bucks, 114-104 (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:45:14 GMT)

    Terrence Jones had a career-high 36 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets led from the start in a 114-104 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.    

  • [New York Times] Timberwolves Blast Jazz 98-72 to Snap Skid (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:33:34 GMT)

    The struggling Minnesota Timberwolves finally got to blow off some steam.    

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Dennis Rodman in Rehab (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:30:56 GMT)

    Dennis Rodman checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center, his agent said. The agent declined to say which center would treat Rodman and how long he would be there.    

  • [New York Times] Dennis Rodman Checks Into Alcohol Rehab Center: Agent (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:06:00 GMT)

    Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman has checked himself into an alcohol treatment program, his spokesman said Saturday, just days after returning to the United States from North Korea, where he ignited a furor over comments he made about an American citizen held prisoner there.    

  • [New York Times] Mavericks’ Cuban Fined $100,000 for ‘Inappropriate Language’ (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 01:35:57 GMT)

    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $100,000 for confronting game officials with “inappropriate language” after Wednesday’s 129-127 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the National Basketball Association said.    

  • [New York Times] Dennis Rodman in Rehab (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 00:36:07 GMT)

    Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.    

  • [New York Daily News] Woodson hints at changes, may go with smaller lineup (Sun, 19 Jan 2014 03:31:30 GMT)

    As Tyson Chandler put it, there won’t be any “pity parties” held for the Knicks, even if they continue to lose important players almost as often as they have been losing games this season.    

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