Knicks Morning News (2016.01.03)

  • [New York Times] Warriors Hold Off Nuggets; Faried Taken Off on Stretcher (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 07:42:34 GMT)

    With reigning MVP Stephen Curry hurt again after re-injuring his left leg, the Golden State Warriors barely kept their long home winning streak going.

  • [New York Times] Curry’s Return Cut Short After Knock on Bruised Shin (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 07:12:27 GMT)

    Stephen Curry’s return from injury was cut short on Saturday with a knock to his bruised left shin and his early exit showed how vulnerable the Golden State Warriors could be without their MVP.

  • [New York Times] Duncan Scoreless for 1st Time but Spurs Beat Rockets 121-103 (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 06:24:46 GMT)

    Tim Duncan was held scoreless for the first time in his 19-year career and the Spurs still won.

  • [New York Times] Clippers Rout NBA-Worst 76ers 130-99 for 6th Straight Win (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 06:00:49 GMT)

    DeAndre Jordan led six players in double figures with 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 130-99 Saturday night for their season-high sixth straight victory.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Brook Lopez Hits Season High as Nets Win (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 05:33:14 GMT)

    Lopez scored 30 points and had 13 rebounds as the Nets defeated the Boston Celtics.

  • [New York Times] Hood Scores 32 as Jazz Beat Grizzlies 92-87 in OT (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 05:27:39 GMT)

    Rodney Hood scored a career-high 32 points and the Utah Jazz fought off a stingy Memphis Grizzlies team to win 92-87 in overtime Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] James Scores 29, Cavaliers Rout Magic 104-79 (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 05:03:37 GMT)

    LeBron James isn’t sure why the Cleveland Cavaliers have dominated the Orlando Magic.

  • [New York Times] Davis Scores 31, Pelicans Get Rare Win at Mavericks, 105-98 (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 04:45:40 GMT)

    Anthony Davis had 31 points and 14 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans ended a six-game losing streak in Dallas with a 105-98 victory against the Mavericks on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] George Scores 32 to Lead Pacers to a 94-82 Win Over Pistons (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 04:33:33 GMT)

    Paul George is doing his part to keep the rivalry between Indiana and Detroit heated.

  • [New York Times] Spurs Ground Rockets to Stay Unbeaten in San Antonio (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 04:33:27 GMT)

    LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and nine rebounds, and Danny Green broke out of a shooting slump with six three-pointers as the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the Houston Rockets 121-103 to stay unbeaten at home on Saturday.

  • [New York Times] Bucks Shake Off Mayo’s Ejection to Beat Timberwolves 95-85 (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 03:45:33 GMT)

    Greg Monroe had 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks overcome O.J. Mayo’s wild ejection in a 95-85 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Durant Scores 29 Points, Thunder Beat Hornets 109-90 (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 03:09:34 GMT)

    Kevin Durant had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled away in the second half to beat the Charlotte Hornets 109-90 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Kings Beat Suns; Coach Karl Ties for 5th Most Wins (Sun, 03 Jan 2016 02:27:37 GMT)

    Sacramento Kings coach George Karl shrugged off his milestone 1,155th victory Saturday, preferring to focus on his team’s current plight rather than tying Phil Jackson for the fifth most career victories in NBA history.

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