Knicks Morning News (2014.11.09)

  • [New York Post] Knicks’ Iman Shumpert bounces back from Nets’ debacle (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 02:58:57 -0500)

    ATLANTA — Iman Shumpert took plenty of the blame for Friday's loss to the Nets in Brooklyn, knowing he got schooled by former All-Star point guard Deron Williams. But Shumpert,…

  • [New York Times] Curry Has 34, Warriors Beat Depleted Rockets 98-87 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 05:49:10 GMT)

    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr can’t figure out how his team is still undefeated.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Ricky Rubio of Timberwolves Is Sidelined by Sprained Left Ankle (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 05:26:02 GMT)

    Rubio, who agreed to a four-year, $55 million extension Oct. 31, was hurt in a game at Orlando on Friday.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Sputtering Knicks Drop 4th Straight; Warriors Top Rockets to Stay Unbeaten (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 05:19:19 GMT)

    Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks for a 103-96 victory on Saturday night in Atlanta.

  • [New York Times] Knight Rallies Bucks Past Grizzlies, 93-92 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 04:55:13 GMT)

    Brandon Knight converted a three-point play with 1.1 seconds remaining Saturday night to rally the Milwaukee Bucks to a 93-92 victory over Memphis, handing the Grizzlies their first loss of the season after six consecutive victories.

  • [New York Times] Davis Hits Game-Winner, Pelicans Beat Spurs 100-99 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 04:28:21 GMT)

    Anthony Davis had the game-winning basket, finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans held on for a 100-99 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Turner Scores 19, Bulls Beat Celtics 106-101 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 03:52:10 GMT)

    Emergency starter Evan Turner scored 19 points, one of five starters in double figures, to lead the short-handed Boston Celtics to a 106-101 triumph over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Korver’s 27 Help Hawks Rally Past Knicks, 103-96 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 03:28:15 GMT)

    Kyle Korver scored 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks overcame a strong start by Carmelo Anthony and New York to beat the Knicks 103-96 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Heat Snap 2-Game Slide, Top Timberwolves 102-92 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 03:07:15 GMT)

    Dwyane Wade had 25 points and eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 24 and the Miami Heat held on in the final minutes to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 102-92 Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Wall, Nene Lead Wizards Over Pacers 97-90 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 03:01:12 GMT)

    John Wall scored 18 points and Nene scored 17 to lead the Wizards over the Pacers 97-90 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Lakers G Nash Addresses Criticism Over Golf Video (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 03:01:10 GMT)

    Steve Nash responded to criticism Friday from Los Angeles Lakers fans over a recent Instagram video showing the injured guard swinging a golf club.

  • [New York Times] Clippers Hang On to Beat Trail Blazers 106-102 (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 00:49:08 GMT)

    The Los Angeles Clippers finally got themselves together.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks drop 4th straight as Carmelo fizzles in loss to Hawks (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 06:57:11 GMT)

    One hot quarter out of 16 certainly is not going to cut if for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks. The beyond-slumping All-Star started at power forward in a three-guard setup in Derek Fisher’s latest lineup configuration and netted 14 points in the first quarter to seemingly begin snapping himself out of a terrible three-game shooting funk.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Derek Fisher moves Carmelo Anthony to PF (Sun, 09 Nov 2014 06:29:48 GMT)

    The Knicks’ starting five already has had five permutations in seven games. Derek Fisher changed things up for the fourth consecutive game Saturday night with some strong early results, although the Knicks couldn’t avoid their fourth straight loss – 103-96 to the Hawks.

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