Knicks Morning News (2015.02.04)

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: Phil Jackson is Zen Master of disaster (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:20:15 GMT)

    If you scripted the worst season possible for an NBA team, it would resemble the Knicks’ campaign of 2014-15.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks ‘experiment’ has ‘fallen flat on its face’: Jackson (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:00:42 GMT)

    Phil Jackson willingly shouldered the blame for this Knicks season admitting his “experiment” so far “has fallen flat on its face.”

  • [New York Times] Taurasi to Skip WNBA Season; Russian Team Offers $ to Rest (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 07:57:59 GMT)

    Diana Taurasi is getting paid not to play.

  • [New York Times] Lillard Has 25 and Blazers Hold Off Jazz in 103-102 Victory (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 06:45:48 GMT)

    With Robin Lopez’s return, the Trail Blazers seemed more at ease. Even a late threat from the Utah Jazz seemed surmountable.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Ride Hot First-Half Stretch to Beat Kings, 121-96 (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 06:27:56 GMT)

    Pick a category: Defense. Shooting. Ball movement. Efficiency. Togetherness.

  • [New York Times] Celtics 108, Knicks 97: Knicks Fall to Celtics in a Matchup of Duds (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 03:51:02 GMT)

    A largely listless battle between rebuilding teams at Madison Square Garden extended the pain of the Knicks, who were unable to rally from an 86-82 deficit with eight minutes left.

  • [New York Times] Lineup Change Helps Celtics Beat Knicks, Snap 3-Game Skid (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 03:06:49 GMT)

    Avery Bradley scored 26 points, Jared Sullinger added 22 and the Boston Celtics snapped a three-game losing streak with a 108-97 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Pistons Dominate 1st, Beat Heat 108-91 Despite 34 From Bosh (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 02:58:09 GMT)

    D.J. Augustin had 25 points and 13 assists and the Detroit Pistons closed the first quarter on a 25-1 run, going on to beat the Miami Heat 108-91 on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Thompson Has Career-High 23, 76ers Beat Nuggets 105-98 (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 02:52:30 GMT)

    Hollis Thompson scored a career-high 23 points to lead the improving Philadelphia 76ers to a 105-98 victory over the slumping Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:45:43 GMT)

    After suffering a gruesome leg injury last summer, Indianapolis expected Paul George to miss the entire 2014-15 campaign. On Tuesday, team president Larry Bird wasn’t so definite that George wouldn’t play this season.

  • [New York Times] Taurasi to Skip WNBA Season; Russia Offers Money to Rest (Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:16:17 GMT)

    The toll of playing year-round basketball finally caught up with Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi.

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