Knicks Morning News (2014.09.18)

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Nuggets’ J.J. Hickson Is Suspended (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:25:57 GMT)

    J. J. Hickson, a center and forward for the Denver Nuggets, was suspended for five games without pay by the N.B.A. for violating the terms of its antidrug program.

  • [New York Times] United States 96, Lithuania 68: Without Glamour of Dream Team, U.S. Is Again Dominating in Barcelona (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:53:47 GMT)

    The United States advanced to the final of basketball’s World Cup with a rout over Lithuania in Barcelona but little of the luster that Michael Jordan and company displayed there in 1992.

  • [New York Times] Fractured Ownership Troubles Atlanta Hawks (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:42:13 GMT)

    The turmoil surrounding the Atlanta Hawks goes beyond recent insensitive remarks made by one of the team’s owners and its general manager.

  • [New York Daily News] Craig Hodges linked to Knicks’ D-League team (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:46:50 GMT)

    Former Bulls guard Craig Hodges has emerged as a leading candidate to become head coach of the Knicks’ D-League affiliate, the Westchester Knicks.

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Latest PR tour shows that Knicks owner James Dolan likes to win and take credit for it (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 03:38:17 GMT)

    James Dolan is guaranteeing a hugely successful season this year for the Knicks without actually making a guarantee. Instead, he’s bouncing around town tooting his own kazoo to his selected media friends to make sure that the fledgling blues singer is first in line to get credit if and when Phil Jackson turns this thing around.

  • [New York Post] Knicks sign former St. John’s forward Orlando Sanchez (Thu, 18 Sep 2014 02:36:15 -0400)

    The Knicks signed former St. John's forward Orlando Sanchez on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 6-foot-9 player from the Dominican Republic averaged 7.4 points and 5.6…

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