Knicks Morning News (2015.11.11)

  • [New York Times] Pelicans Off the Mark With Mavs Win Despite Davis Injury (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 05:30:27 GMT)

    The New Orleans Pelicans snapped a six-game losing start to the season with a 120-105 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday, but celebrations for a first win of the campaign were muted in the wake of an injury to Andrew Davis.

  • [New York Times] Lin, Lamb Lead Hornets Over Short-Handed Wolves, 104-95 (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:45:56 GMT)

    Charlotte Hornets coach Steve Clifford knows that if his team is going to surprise some people and make a push for an Eastern Conference playoff berth, his bench players will play a pivotal role.

  • [New York Times] James Muscles Cavs Past Jazz (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:42:27 GMT)

    Cleveland forward LeBron James reminded the NBA of his raw power on Tuesday, scoring 31 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, as the Cavaliers muscled their way to a 118-114 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Knicks Hand Raptors Their First Loss at Home (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:40:44 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Lance Thomas had 17 off the bench as the Knicks edged Toronto.

  • [New York Times] Durant Injures Leg; Westbrook Leads Thunder Past Wiz 125-101 (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:10:01 GMT)

    Kevin Durant drove toward the basket late in the first half Tuesday night, elevated and got fouled. When the play was over, the 2013-14 NBA MVP limped a bit around the court and clutched at his strained left hamstring.

  • [New York Times] Heat Suspend Green for 2 Games Over Detrimental Conduct (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:09:58 GMT)

    Gerald Green will return to the Miami Heat, but only after the shooting guard serves a two-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team.

  • [New York Times] Davis Leaves With Injured Hip as Pelicans Get First Win (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:07:06 GMT)

    Anthony Davis scored 17 points before leaving at halftime with a bruised right hip, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Dallas Mavericks 120-105 on Tuesday night for their first victory of the season.

  • [New York Times] Bosh Scores Season-High 30, Heat Top Lakers 101-88 (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 04:07:05 GMT)

    Moments after the game was over, Dwyane Wade and his son Zaire walked to midcourt to meet Kobe Bryant for some hugs, handshakes and photos.

  • [New York Times] Thomas Leads Celtics to 99-83 Win Over Bucks (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 03:48:55 GMT)

    Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 99-83 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Anthony, Knicks Hand Raptors First Home Loss, 111-109 (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 03:46:12 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and Lance Thomas added 17 off the bench as the New York Knicks beat Toronto 111-109 on Tuesday night to hand the Raptors their first home loss of the season.

  • [New York Times] James Scores 31, Sparks Comeback as Cavaliers Beat Jazz (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 03:15:49 GMT)

    LeBron James tied a season high with 31 points, including 17 to spark a fourth-quarter comeback, and the Cleveland Cavaliers won their seventh straight, 118-114 over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Kevin Durant Is Mr. Popular in an Opponent’s Town (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 03:15:21 GMT)

    Durant, who grew up in Seat Pleasant, Md., and the Thunder arrived for their lone scheduled game in Washington, where his impending free agency has been a borderline obsession for fans.

  • [New York Times] Thunder’s Durant Leaves Game at Wizards With Left Leg Injury (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 01:40:06 GMT)

    Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder’s game at the Washington Wizards at halftime with a strained left hamstring Tuesday night.

  • [ – New York Knicks] Refs admit critical missed call in Knicks' nail-biter (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 01:10:46 EST)

    Refs admit critical missed call in Knicks' nail-biter

  • [ – New York Knicks] Fisher makes right call with Thomas as Knicks get back to .500 (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 00:39:19 EST)

    Fisher makes right call with Thomas as Knicks get back to .500

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks edge Raptors behind Carmelo Anthony’s 25 points (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 06:18:40 GMT)

    The Knicks nearly blew it, but they got the friendly roll and survived.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Promising Porzingis has worst game, sits 4th (Wed, 11 Nov 2015 06:02:38 GMT)

    As his coach said, they’ll be nights like this for Kristaps Porzingis.

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