Knicks Morning News (2014.12.08)

  • [New York Times] J.B. Bickerstaff Rebuilds Rockets Defense (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:57:48 GMT)

    When Damian Lillard drilled the 3-pointer to beat Houston in Game 6 of the first round of the playoffs last season, the Rockets left Portland knowing that they had to do one thing if they were going to become legitimate contenders in the powerful Western Conference.

  • [New York Times] Davis Scores 23, Pelicans Top Lakers 104-87 (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:40:00 GMT)

    Anthony Davis scored 23 points, Jrue Holiday had 22 points and eight assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-87 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Davis Scores 23, Pelicans Top Lakers 104-87 (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:37:01 GMT)

    Anthony Davis scored 23 points, Jrue Holiday had 22 points and eight assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 104-87 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Highlights of Sunday’s National Basketball Association Games (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:30:39 GMT)

    Highlights of Sunday’s National Basketball Association games:

  • [New York Times] Trail Blazers 103, Knicks 99: The Knicks Extend Their Losing Streak to Eight Games With a Loss to the Trail Blazers (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 05:03:22 GMT)

    After trailing for most of their game against Portland, the Knicks charged back late in the fourth quarter, but a series of miscues erased the advantage.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Boston Spoils Pierce’s Return (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:37:24 GMT)

    In several games this season, the Celtics had squandered big leads and ended up losing, but they held on against the Wizards and Paul Pierce.

  • [New York Times] Blazers Win Fourth Straight, Drop Knicks to 4-18 (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:36:54 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points and the Portland Trail Blazers regrouped after blowing a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Knicks 103-99 on Sunday night for their fourth straight victory.

  • [New York Times] Mavericks Start Fast, Rout Bucks 125-102 (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 03:18:58 GMT)

    Chandler Parsons scored 28 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 125-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Durant, Thunder Hand Pistons 12th Straight Loss (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 01:51:54 GMT)

    Kevin Durant scored 28 points, Russell Westbrook added 22 points and 11 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Detroit Pistons 96-94 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Leuer’s Double-Double Leads Grizzlies Past Heat (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 01:27:51 GMT)

    Jon Leuer scored a season-high 20 points and matched his career best with 12 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 103-87 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Mavericks at Grizzlies (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:39:07 GMT)

    Memphis lost consecutive games last week but has a chance to reassert itself as a top team against Dallas, which has the league’s best offense at the moment.

  • [New York Daily News] LeBron James sits courtside, watches Knicks lose to Blazers (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 06:49:12 GMT)

    The Knicks finally got LeBron James near their bench. But it was as a fan. And he got to see what’s been a recurring theme.

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: Jackson’s silent treatment speaks volumes of Knicks (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 06:00:45 GMT)

    Phil Jackson was going to come in and shed light into every dark corner of the Knicks, use his wit and his wiles to turn the Garden.

  • [New York Daily News] Trail Blazers’ LaMarcus Aldridge could be target of Knicks (Mon, 08 Dec 2014 01:09:58 GMT)

    Portland big man LaMarcus Aldridge admits that he feels the love whenever he comes to New York.

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