Knicks Morning News (2014.12.05)

  • [New York Times] Warriors Beat Pelicans for 11th Straight Win (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:09:41 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors built the top record in the NBA on the strength of their offense, one of the league’s best.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge, Lillard Lead Blazers Past Pacers, 88-82 (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:54:49 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge missed 14 of his 21 field-goal attempts, but still ended up with 18 points and 13 rebounds. It was just one of those games.

  • [New York Times] Highlights of Thursday’s NBA Games (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:33:38 GMT)

    Highlights of Thursday’s National Basketball Association games:

  • [New York Times] Cavaliers 90, Knicks 87: Unable to Stop Kyrie Irving, Knicks Extend Skid (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 05:29:52 GMT)

    The Knicks had a 5-point lead entering the fourth quarter, but they failed to contain Irving, who finished with 37 points for the Cavaliers.

  • [New York Times] Irving Scores 37, Cavs Edge Knicks 90-87 (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 05:12:46 GMT)

    Kyrie Irving looked ready to slam the ball down in frustration, angry his coach had stopped him when the Knicks couldn’t.

  • [New York Times] Highlights of Thursday’s NBA Games (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 04:54:37 GMT)

    Highlights of Thursday’s National Basketball Association games:

  • [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:59:02 GMT)

    The New Orleans Pelicans signed forward Dante Cunningham and he will be in uniform for Thursday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors.

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo misses 3 at buzzer as Knicks fall to Cavaliers (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 07:00:35 GMT)

    Knicks haven’t won much of anything this season, so did anyone really believe they somehow clinch season series already against the Cavs?

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: LeBron James goes where Michael Jordan wouldn’t (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:54:23 GMT)

    You want to keep hating on LeBron James, go ahead.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Amar’e joins LeBron speaking about Garner (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:51:55 GMT)

    After Thursday’s game, Amar’e Stoudemire joined LeBron James and Jets lineman Sheldon Richardson in speaking out.

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: For awful Knicks’ Carmelo, it’s tri, tri again (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 06:41:37 GMT)

    The shirt Carmelo Anthony was wearing late Thursday included a message on the front. “I Want More.” Don’t we all.

  • [New York Post] Why this Knicks big man received a demotion (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 03:58:03 -0500)

    Coach Derek Fisher finally pulled the plug on Samuel Dalembert as starting center before the Knicks' 90-87 loss to the Cavaliers Thursday night at the Garden. Dalembert, who had started…

  • [New York Post] How LeBron ruined buddy Carmelo’s chance at an upset (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 03:21:12 -0500)

    LeBron James said he feels for his buddy Carmelo Anthony for the hell he is going through in this Knicks season. Despite all the sympathy, James added to Anthony's misery…

  • [New York Post] For 2nd time, refs ignore frantic Derek Fisher’s timeout (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 01:33:22 -0500)

    Knicks rookie coach Derek Fisher needed to walk onto the court — the halfcourt stripe specifically — to finally get the referee's attention. Fisher got his late timeout with the…

  • [New York Post] Can Knicks finally learn from Carmelo’s failures in clutch? (Fri, 05 Dec 2014 01:27:08 -0500)

    Here's something that should be instructive, maybe something that can lessen the sting from what was the most dyspeptic of all the losses the Knicks have endured this year. Maybe…

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