Knicks Morning News (2014.05.17)

  • [New York Daily News] NBA executive: Knicks prez Phil Jackson looks like ‘a beaten man already’ (Sat, 17 May 2014 05:30:00 GMT)

    In the embarrassing aftermath of the Steve Kerr fiasco, Phil Jackson was described by one league executive on Friday as “looking like a beaten man already.” Jackson has spent the past two days in Chicago at the NBA draft combine trying to regroup after Kerr, his one and only choice to coach the Knicks, decided to take the same position with the Golden State Warriors.

  • [New York Times] Pondexter and Charles Lead Liberty Over Sun (Sat, 17 May 2014 04:20:35 GMT)

    Cappie Pondexter and the new acquisition Tina Charles helped the Liberty roll in Connecticut against the No. 1 draft pick Chiney Ogwumike in the opener for both teams.

  • [New York Times] Colts Star Robert Mathis Suspended for 4 Games (Sat, 17 May 2014 02:01:57 GMT)

    NFL sacks champion Robert Mathis admits he made a mistake late last season.

  • [New York Times] Thunder’s Ibaka Is Probably Finished for Season With Calf Injury (Sat, 17 May 2014 00:13:04 GMT)

    Serge Ibaka, whose defense and steady scoring helped Oklahoma City reach the Western Conference finals, is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs after injuring his left calf Thursday.

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