Knicks Morning News (2014.03.05)

  • [New York Post] Time to let Woodson off the hook and just fire him (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:07:25 -0500)

    Of course you should blame the players. They are the ones whose collective basketball IQ barely equals the high temperature in Central Park this week. They are the ones, most…

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Dolan should say bye to Melo and start over (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 03:56:30 GMT)

    James Dolan is famous for his Fourth of July parties at his Oyster Bay estate. One year, Whitney Houston performed and the sound went out. The fireworks are usually provided by the renowned Gruccis.    

  • [New York Daily News] Does Carmelo smell Love in the air for ’15 Knicks? (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 03:47:38 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony was wary of the topic as soon as it was broached late Monday night. “Where you going with this, man?” Anthony said with a bemused smile when asked about Kevin Love following the Knicks’ 96-85 road loss to the Pistons.    

  • [New York Times] Pelicans Beat Lakers 132-125 to End 8-Game Skid (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 06:35:54 GMT)

    Anthony Davis had 28 points and 15 rebounds, Eric Gordon also scored 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.    

  • [New York Times] Howard, Harden Lead Rockets Over Heat 106-103 (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 05:09:02 GMT)

    LeBron James was wiped out — and it showed.    

  • [New York Times] Barnes, Griffin Lead Clippers to 5th Straight Win (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:38:52 GMT)

    Matt Barnes scored 18 of his season-high 28 points in the third quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers won their fifth game in a row, 104-96 over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.    

  • [New York Times] Warriors Hand Pacers Rare Home Loss, 98-96 (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 04:23:58 GMT)

    Klay Thompson seized the moment twice Tuesday night.    

  • [New York Times] Westbrook, Durant Lead Thunder Past 76ers 125-92 (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 03:54:12 GMT)

    Russell Westbrook had a triple-double in 21 minutes and Kevin Durant scored 42 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the woeful Philadelphia 76ers 125-92 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.    

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Warriors Hand Pacers Rare Home Loss (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 03:46:39 GMT)

    A last-second jumper by Klay Thompson and hot 3-point shooting lifted Golden State, which handed Indiana just its fourth home loss of the season.    

  • [New York Times] Nets See .500 as Just a Stop on Playoff Drive (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 03:01:49 GMT)

    The team has plenty to be happy about, having gone 19-8 since hitting a low point of 11 games under .500 on New Year’s Eve.    

  • [New York Times] Green Scores 24, Spurs Beat Cavaliers 122-101 (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 02:41:58 GMT)

    Danny Green scored 24 points and the San Antonio Spurs turned to their 3-point shooting to shake off a sluggish start in a 122-101 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.    

  • [New York Times] Keeping Score: Knicks Can’t Win, Even if They Play to Lose (Wed, 05 Mar 2014 01:18:32 GMT)

    Because they owe their first-round draft pick to the Denver Nuggets, the Knicks cannot even benefit from additional losses that would set them up for a favorable draft position.    

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