Knicks Morning News (2014.12.21)

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: It’s a Zensitive subject, but Phil is to blame here (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:31:55 GMT)

    The Knicks were ahead, 66-61, near the end of the third, with what seemed like one of their last best chances to get a game before 2015.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: No surgery is relief for Iman Shumpert (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:23:25 GMT)

    Iman Shumpert called it “music to my ears” that he didn’t need surgery on the dislocated left shoulder he suffered Dec. 12 in Boston.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks can’t stop losing, now lead NBA in losses (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:08:37 GMT)

    The Knicks still have not recorded a single home victory between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: For Knicks, ’tis the season for losing (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:58:06 GMT)

    Before the Knicks fell for the 14th time in 15 games, Derek Fisher insisted Saturday that “losing is really just information.”

  • [New York Daily News] Suns’ Goran Dragic open to playing with Knicks under Jackson (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:48:10 GMT)

    Phil Jackson is concerned that all the losing by the Knicks will drive off potential free agents this summer.

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: It’s a Zensitive subject, but Phil is to blame here (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:31:55 GMT)

    The Knicks were ahead, 66-61, near the end of the third, with what seemed like one of their last best chances to get a game before 2015.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: No surgery is relief for Iman Shumpert (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:23:25 GMT)

    Iman Shumpert called it “music to my ears” that he didn’t need surgery on the dislocated left shoulder he suffered Dec. 12 in Boston.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks can’t stop losing, now lead NBA in losses (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:08:37 GMT)

    The Knicks still have not recorded a single home victory between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: For Knicks, ’tis the season for losing (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:58:06 GMT)

    Before the Knicks fell for the 14th time in 15 games, Derek Fisher insisted Saturday that “losing is really just information.”

  • [New York Daily News] Suns’ Goran Dragic open to playing with Knicks under Jackson (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:48:10 GMT)

    Phil Jackson is concerned that all the losing by the Knicks will drive off potential free agents this summer.

  • [New York Times] Paul, Griffin Lift Clippers Over Bucks 106-102 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:25:48 GMT)

    Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Suns 99, Knicks 90: Knicks’ Latest Major Loss: Faith in Themselves (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:19:12 GMT)

    The Knicks, with several injured players, lost to Phoenix for their seventh straight home defeat, despite Carmelo Anthony’s 25 points and 11 rebounds.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Rajon Rondo Debuts for Dallas Mavericks in Win Over San Antonio Spurs (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:20:20 GMT)

    Rondo, acquired by the Mavericks on Thursday, had 6 points and 9 assists in his first game with his new team.

  • [New York Times] Gallinari Leads Nuggets Past Pacers, 76-73 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:49:41 GMT)

    Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Ellis Leads Mavericks Over Spurs 99-93 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:25:45 GMT)

    Monta Ellis equaled his season high with 38 points, including 11 during the final four minutes, to spark a late rally as the Dallas Mavericks beat the depleted San Antonio Spurs 99-93 Saturday in Rajon Rondo’s debut with the Mavericks.

  • [New York Times] Korver Leads Hawks Over Houston 104-97 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:46:46 GMT)

    Kyle Korver scored 22 points, including seven points late, to help the Atlanta Hawks hold on for a 104-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Hornets End Winless Streak vs. Jazz, 104-86 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:10:54 GMT)

    Al Jefferson said he could have returned from a strained groin late in the fourth quarter.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge Leads Trail Blazers Over Pelicans 114-88 (Sun, 21 Dec 2014 02:52:39 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Portland to a 114-88 win over the Pelicans Saturday night.

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    13 thoughts to “Knicks Morning News (2014.12.21)”

    1. Could it be possible that we’re worse than Philadelphia? It’s obvious that we’re more embarrassing, given that we were actually trying to win this season, but is it possible that we may actually be worse?

      A man can dream.

    2. Definitely not worse than Philly. The Knicks are drastically underperforming, according to their pythag. wins, but Philly might not hit 8 wins this season. They are historically bad, and have room to get worse.

    3. Yeah, there’s no way this team is worse than Philly. It’s actually kind of distressing, as the odds are that the Knicks will go on a bit of a “tear” at some point (like splitting eight games at some point). They’re just not being outscored by enough.

    4. Cole comes out for Dalembert, Knicks play like shit. Cole is getting better at passing too on those back cuts but nobody can seem to finish them.

    5. 6 fucking rebounds!!

      Who do you think could help that? I cannot think of one thing that Dalembert is better than Cole at. Running?

    6. Playing Jason Smith is bad enough but at least I know what Phisher is trying to do when he does this (he is the shell of a triangle big). Acy can’t pass, or shoot so I have no idea why he gets any minutes (let alone over Cole).

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