Knicks Morning News (2015.11.16)

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Porzingis, Davis, show mutual respect (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:29:50 GMT)

    Kristaps Porzingis went up against the gold standard of his position, the “best power forward in the league,” he called him.

  • [New York Daily News] Kevin Seraphin helps Knicks overcome Anthony Davis, Pelicans (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:22:27 GMT)

    The Knicks snapping a two-game losing streak with a 95-87 victory in front a sleepy Sunday afternoon crowd at the Garden.

  • [New York Post] Carmelo Anthony’s legs are back — and his shot is proving it (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 01:11:36 -0500)

    Carmelo Anthony is getting hotter and his legs healthier. Sixteen days ago, Anthony said his flat jump shot and sub-40 percent field-goal percentage were due to not regaining the power in his legs after undergoing surgery to repair a torn left patellar tendon last February. In continuing his surge, Anthony's jump shot was true and…

  • [New York Post] Why Kristaps Porzingis is thankful Anthony Davis stuffed him (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 01:06:32 -0500)

    For Kristaps Porzingis, the learning doesn't stop at the buzzer. In his locker Sunday afternoon sat a copy of "The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance'' by George Mumford. "They gave it to me, I'm going to start reading it today,'' Porzingis said after the Knicks' 95-87 win over the Pelicans at the Garden, a…

  • [New York Times] Rookies Shining Early Across NBA (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:25:00 GMT)

    Whether it was because of injury, a lack of talent around them or a lack of talent on their part, last year’s rookie class in the NBA was one of the most forgettable in years.

  • [New York Times] Kobe, Clarkson Lead Lakers Past Pistons 97-85 for 2nd Win (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 06:39:49 GMT)

    Kobe Bryant’s entire 37-year-old body is aching for an ice bath and a day off just 10 games into his 20th NBA season.

  • [New York Times] Celtics Get Smart to Silence Thunder in Oklahoma City (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:33:27 GMT)

    Marcus Smart scored a career-high 26 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 100-85 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Missed Shots by Paul Millsap Seal a Win for the Jazz (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 03:45:17 GMT)

    The Jazz beat the Hawks, 97-96, on Sunday night to end a three-game skid.

  • [New York Times] Smart Leads Celtics Past Thunder 100-85 (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 02:49:08 GMT)

    Marcus Smart scored a career-high 26 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-85 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Jazz Beat Hawks 97-96 to End 3-Game Skid (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 01:58:05 GMT)

    Derrick Favors scored 23 points, Rodney Hood added 20 points and the Utah Jazz beat the Atlanta Hawks 97-96 on Sunday night to end a three-game skid.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Warriors at Clippers (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 01:53:55 GMT)

    Golden State has started 11-0, but its slimmest margin of victory came against Los Angeles earlier this month, and the team is beginning to show some signs of vulnerability.

  • [New York Times] Hornets Hold Off Trail Blazers 106-94 (Mon, 16 Nov 2015 00:45:59 GMT)

    Nicolas Batum scored 33 points and Al Jefferson added 29 as the Charlotte Hornets held off a fourth-quarter rally to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-94 on Sunday.

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