Knicks Morning News (2014.04.23)

  • [New York Times] Pacers Rally Past Hawks 101-85 to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:24:26 GMT)

    The Pacers got tired of talking trash.

  • [New York Times] Wizards Beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to Take 2-0 Lead (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:24:28 GMT)

    This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

  • [New York Times] DeRozan Scores 30 as Raptors Beat Nets 100-95 (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:32 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors.

  • [New York Times] Youth Served as DeRozan Leads ‘Northern Uprising’ (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:18 GMT)

    The Toronto Raptors have promoted their return to the NBA postseason after a six-year absence as a ‘Northern Uprising’ and on Tuesday they backed up the marketing campaign with a 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

  • [New York Times] Raptors 100, Nets 95: Raptors Outlast Nets to Even Up the Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:02 GMT)

    The Nets stumbled on Tuesday night and fell, 100-95, to the Toronto Raptors, allowing their first-round playoff series to become tied at 1-1.

  • [New York Times] Rangers Beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, Take 2-1 Lead (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:54:23 GMT)

    Never afraid to raise his fists, Dan Carcillo made his mark in the league as a puncher more than a postseason star.

  • [New York Times] Roundup: George Leads Pacers in Rout of Hawks to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:50:18 GMT)

    The Indiana swingman scored 27 points in Game 2 as the best-of-seven, first-round matchup now moves to Atlanta.

  • [New York Times] Pacers Rally Past Hawks 101-85 to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:33:28 GMT)

    When the Indiana Pacers needed a lift. Paul George stepped up. All over the court, over and over again.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing: Randle Enters Draft (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:36:07 GMT)

    Kentucky forward Julius Randle decided to leave after one season for the N.B.A. draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.

  • [New York Times] Pacers Rally Past Hawks 101-85 to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:24:26 GMT)

    The Pacers got tired of talking trash.

  • [New York Times] Wizards Beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to Take 2-0 Lead (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:24:28 GMT)

    This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

  • [New York Times] DeRozan Scores 30 as Raptors Beat Nets 100-95 (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:32 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors.

  • [New York Times] Youth Served as DeRozan Leads ‘Northern Uprising’ (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:18 GMT)

    The Toronto Raptors have promoted their return to the NBA postseason after a six-year absence as a ‘Northern Uprising’ and on Tuesday they backed up the marketing campaign with a 100-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

  • [New York Times] Raptors 100, Nets 95: Raptors Outlast Nets to Even Up the Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 04:03:02 GMT)

    The Nets stumbled on Tuesday night and fell, 100-95, to the Toronto Raptors, allowing their first-round playoff series to become tied at 1-1.

  • [New York Times] Rangers Beat Flyers 4-1 in Game 3, Take 2-1 Lead (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:54:23 GMT)

    Never afraid to raise his fists, Dan Carcillo made his mark in the league as a puncher more than a postseason star.

  • [New York Times] Roundup: George Leads Pacers in Rout of Hawks to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:50:18 GMT)

    The Indiana swingman scored 27 points in Game 2 as the best-of-seven, first-round matchup now moves to Atlanta.

  • [New York Times] Pacers Rally Past Hawks 101-85 to Even Series (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:33:28 GMT)

    When the Indiana Pacers needed a lift. Paul George stepped up. All over the court, over and over again.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing: Randle Enters Draft (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:36:07 GMT)

    Kentucky forward Julius Randle decided to leave after one season for the N.B.A. draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections.

  • [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Should Phil expand his coaching search? (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:00:35 EDT)

    If you’re the New York Knicks, here are your immediate options for head coach: Steve Kerr, who is a fine choice, is your leading candidate. The other candidates include Phil Jackson disciples such as Bill Cartwright, Kurt Rambis and Jim Cleamons. So, if for some reason things don’t work out with Kerr, the Knicks wouldn’t be left with what you’d call a Murderers’ Row of coaching candidates. Jackson hasn’t shown any inclination to coach.

  • [New York Daily News] Source: Dolan tries to stop Jackson’s Knick staff firings (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:00:00 GMT)

    Phil Jackson’s formidable task of rebuilding the Knicks and establishing a professional, winning culture at Madison Square Garden has already hit a familiar roadblock: James Dolan.

  • [New York Daily News] Source: Dolan tries to stop Jackson’s Knick staff firings (Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:00:00 GMT)

    Phil Jackson’s formidable task of rebuilding the Knicks and establishing a professional, winning culture at Madison Square Garden has already hit a familiar roadblock: James Dolan.

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