Knicks Morning News (2016.02.01)

  • [New York Daily News] Curry off but Warriors dismantle Knicks behind Green, Klay (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 06:24:18 GMT)

    It was just another day at the office for what may be the best team in NBA history. The Knicks offered no resistance.

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Gash, off night can’t stop Steph Curry and Warriors (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:35:26 GMT)

    Stephen Curry was being pulled in different directions as he tried to navigate his way to the media scrum that awaited him.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Solid Bench Effort Propels Clippers to Victory Over Bulls (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:32:07 GMT)

    The Clippers’ Jamal Crawford led the way with 26 points in a 120-93 victory over the Chicago Bulls in Los Angeles on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] McCollum, Lillard Lead Blazers Past Timberwolves 96-93 (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:21:34 GMT)

    CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard scored 21 points apiece, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their 11th straight road loss with a 96-93 victory Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Hornets Send Lakers to Record-Tying 10th Loss in Row, 101-82 (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:03:51 GMT)

    Marvin Williams and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 19 points and 12 rebounds apiece, and the Charlotte Hornets sent the Los Angeles Lakers to their franchise record-tying 10th consecutive defeat, 101-82 Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Thompson, Green Help Warriors Blow Out Knicks, 116-95 (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 04:36:50 GMT)

    The shooting and passing weren’t good, though apparently coach Steve Kerr’s clipboard toss was impressive.

  • [New York Times] Warriors 116, Knicks 95: Even on Stephen Curry’s Off Day, the Warriors Have a Field Day (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 04:05:47 GMT)

    Curry, the N.B.A.’s reigning most valuable player, scored only 13 points, but Golden State had more than enough to rout the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

  • [New York Times] Williams Helps Mavs Win Without Nowitzki, 91-78 Over Suns (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:21:42 GMT)

    Deron Williams scored 27 points and the Dallas Mavericks won without Dirk Nowitzki, surging past the lowly Phoenix Suns 91-78 Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Fournier Scores 24, Gordon 22 as Magic Rally to Beat Celtics (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:45:35 GMT)

    Evan Fournier scored 24 points and Aaron Gordon had 19 points and 14 rebounds as the Orlando Magic snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 119-114 win over the Boston Celtics.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Pacers at Hawks (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:36:34 GMT)

    The Atlanta Hawks and the Indiana Pacers, two elite teams that, so far, seem doomed to remain in LeBron James’s shadow, will go against each other on Friday.

  • [New York Times] Heat Win Season-Best 4th Straight, Top Hawks 105-87 (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:06:31 GMT)

    For a franchise with three NBA championships in the past decade and a 27-game winning streak along the way, putting together four consecutive victories might seem insignificant.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Warriors’ League of Their Own Needs Time: Four Months (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:00:01 GMT)

    After nearly falling to the woeful 76ers on Saturday night, Golden State appeared to be mortal, until a buzzer-beating 3-pointer flew in the face of the basketball gods.

  • [New York Times] Clippers’ Bench the Difference in Win Over Bulls (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:54:27 GMT)

    Another productive outing by their bench allowed the Los Angeles Clippers to bolt past Chicago on Sunday, with reserve guard Jamal Crawford scoring 26 points in a 120-93 blowout of the Bulls at Staples Center.

  • [New York Times] Kenny Sailors, a Pioneer of the Jump Shot, Dies at 95 (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:22:28 GMT)

    A number of players can claim to be the one who created the shot that revolutionized basketball, but many students of the game give the distinction to Sailors.

  • [New York Times] Clippers Blow Out Bulls 120-93 for 4th Straight Victory (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:03:48 GMT)

    Don’t mess with the Clippers’ bench.

  • [New York Post] It took 90 seconds for Warriors to exploit Porzingis’ youth (Mon, 01 Feb 2016 00:05:15 -0500)

    Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis was 90 seconds into the game. And he had two fouls. "That's going to be a learning experience for me,” Porzingis said. "To make those two quick fouls and then sit out, then later on try and not foul again and not being able to really play hard defensively because you…

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