Knicks Morning News (2016.02.22)

  • [ – New York Knicks] Knicks Daily Links: Monday (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 05:48:53 EST)

    Knicks Daily Links: Monday

  • [New York Daily News] Jimmer Fredette on way, but role on Knicks unclear (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:39:04 GMT)

    While some were clamoring for Brandon Jennings at the trade deadline, Phil Jackson appears to have responded with Jimmer Fredette.

  • [New York Times] Buyout Deadline Looking More Interesting Than Trade Deadline (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 07:18:34 GMT)

    David Lee, Anderson Varejao and Andrea Bargnani have already hit the market. No decision has been made on Joe Johnson.

  • [New York Times] Bulls Beat Lakers 126-115 to Spoil Kobe’s Chicago Farewell (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 05:18:39 GMT)

    Pau Gasol said it was special to face Kobe Bryant one last time on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] McCollum Scores 31 as Trail Blazers Edge Jazz 115-111 (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 05:12:51 GMT)

    C.J. McCollum scored 31 points, including two clinching free throws with 2.7 seconds left, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 115-111 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Anderson Varejao Signs With Golden State: Reports (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:42:27 GMT)

    Former Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao has joined defending champion Golden State Warriors, according to media reports on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Warriors at Thunder (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 04:15:34 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors continue to roll, but injuries have left them vulnerable to achieving the best record in league history, held by the 1995-96 Bulls.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Warriors Agree to Deal With Anderson Varejao (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 03:30:38 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors agreed Sunday night to a contract with recently released center Anderson Varejao for the rest of the season.

  • [New York Times] Raptors End Skid With Win Over Grizzlies (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 03:30:28 GMT)

    The Toronto Raptors made no moves as the NBA trade deadline approached and passed. The Memphis Grizzlies were busy.

  • [New York Times] Mavericks Cruise to 129-103 Win Over 76ers (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:45:59 GMT)

    Wesley Matthews scored 21 points, Dirk Nowitzki had 18 and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 129-103 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Hot Love Propels Cavs to Thumping Win Over Thunder (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:39:28 GMT)

    For much of the first half of the season, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love was part of trade rumors, despite the team’s success.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Nets Are Undone by Hornets (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:23:29 GMT)

    The Charlotte Hornets extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 104-96 victory over the Nets on Sunday at Barclays Center.

  • [New York Times] Jimmer Fredette, a Basketball Prodigy, Now Plays Catch-Up (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:18:28 GMT)

    Fredette, a star in college and most recently in the N.B.A. Development League, is expected to join the Knicks in a bid to revive his career.

  • [New York Times] Ellis, George Lift Pacers to 105-102 Win Over Magic (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:12:43 GMT)

    Monta Ellis scored 21 points and Paul George added 20 to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic 105-102 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] DeRozan Scores 21 to Lead Raptors Past Grizzlies, 98-85 (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:09:55 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points, Kyle Lowry added 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Memphis Grizzlies 98-85 Sunday night for their eighth consecutive win at home.

  • [New York Times] Walker, Jefferson Help Hornets Run Win Streak to 5 (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:33:49 GMT)

    Kemba Walker scored 28 points, Al Jefferson added 18 in his second game back from right knee surgery, and the Charlotte Hornets extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 104-96 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Love Scores 29, Leads Cavaliers Past Thunder 115-92 (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:09:39 GMT)

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are starting to get comfortable in marquee games under new coach Tyronn Lue.

  • [New York Times] Mills Sinks 6 3s, Spurs Pull Out 118-111 Win at Phoenix (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 01:03:47 GMT)

    Patty Mills had 21 points, matching his career high with six 3-pointers, and the San Antonio Spurs pulled away for a surprisingly difficult 118-111 victory over the skidding Phoenix Suns on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Thomas Helps Celtics Beat Nuggets 121-101 (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 00:51:39 GMT)

    Isaiah Thomas had 22 points and 12 assists, and the Boston Celtics beat the Denver Nuggets 121-101 on Sunday.

  • [New York Times] Davis Scores Record 59 Points, Pelicans Top Pistons 111-106 (Mon, 22 Feb 2016 00:51:37 GMT)

    Few players have ever had the feeling Anthony Davis did Sunday.

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