Knicks Morning News (2016.02.25)

  • [New York Daily News] Melo on if Jackson would coach: ‘Those days are long gone’ (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:09:01 GMT)

    There’s at least one thing Melo knows about the coaching situation: Phil Jackson is not going to fill that void.

  • [New York Daily News] Porzingis, Melo miss 3s down stretch as Pacers beat Knicks (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:04:46 GMT)

    The Pacers were wearing their maroon Hickory High uniforms but the Knicks were the underdogs Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

  • [New York Times] Curry Ties NBA Record, Now Has 3s in 127 Consecutive Games (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:51:37 GMT)

    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors tied an NBA record Wednesday by making a 3-pointer in his 127th consecutive regular-season game.

  • [New York Times] Nuggets Snap 3-Game Skid With 87-81 Win Over Clippers (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:54:39 GMT)

    The Nuggets’ defense never wavered, sustaining through a franchise-high barrage of 46 3-point attempts by the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • [New York Times] Parker Scores 23, Spurs Continue Dominance Over Kings (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:45:44 GMT)

    Tony Parker scored 23 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Sacramento Kings 108-92 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.

  • [New York Times] NBA Capsules (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 06:21:44 GMT)

    Stephen Curry scored 42 points and made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 38 seconds left, Klay Thompson scored 17 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 118-112 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Stephen Curry Scores 42 in Victory Over Miami (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 05:34:40 GMT)

    The Golden State Warriors defeated the Heat, 118-112, in Miami. The Warriors improved to 51-5 on the season.

  • [New York Times] Durant, Westbrook Lead Thunder Over Mavs 116-103 for Sweep (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 05:21:31 GMT)

    Kevin Durant pulled up from about 40 feet and hit a buzzer-beating shot at halftime while Oklahoma City led the entire first half against Dallas.

  • [New York Times] Curry, Thompson Turn on the Power to Cool Off Heat (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 05:03:29 GMT)

    Point guard Stephen Curry scored 42 points and shooting guard Klay Thompson added 33 points as the Golden State Warriors rallied to defeat the Miami Heat 118-112 at AmericanAirlines Arena on Wednesday.

  • [New York Times] Pacers 108, Knicks 105: Carmelo Anthony’s Shot Hits Air, and Knicks’ Chances Evaporate (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 05:02:13 GMT)

    The Knicks put up a fight but fell short in Indiana, losing for the 13th time in 15 games. Anthony, who shot a last-second air ball as he tried to send the game to overtime, took the blame.

  • [New York Times] Curry, Thompson Come Through Late, Warriors Top Heat 118-112 (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 04:18:55 GMT)

    The league’s leading shot blocker was coming at him, and even that wasn’t enough to bother Stephen Curry.

  • [New York Times] Barnes Has 25 as Grizzlies Defeat Lakers 128-119 (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 03:54:45 GMT)

    Matt Barnes scored a season-high 25 points as the Grizzlies never trailed and beat the Los Angeles Lakers 128-119 Wednesday night in Kobe Bryant’s final game in Memphis.

  • [New York Times] Makeshift Bulls Lineup Outlasts Wizards 109-104 (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 03:42:51 GMT)

    Taj Gibson and E’Twaun Moore each scored 17 points, Tony Snell added 16 and a thrown-together roster of Chicago Bulls backups beat the Washington Wizards 109-104 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Harris Leads Balanced Attack as Pistons Rout 76ers, 111-91 (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 03:39:53 GMT)

    Tobias Harris led a balanced offense with 22 points and Andre Drummond had 18 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons beat the Philadelphia 76ers 111-91 Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Raptors Beat Wolves 114-105 for 9th Straight Home Win (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 03:33:56 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan scored 31 points and Kyle Lowry added 21 as the Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-105 on Wednesday night for a franchise record-tying ninth straight home victory.

  • [New York Times] George Scores 25 of His 27 in 2nd Half, Pacers Edge Knicks (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 03:09:48 GMT)

    Paul George scored 25 of his 27 points in the second half Wednesday night to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 108-105 victory over the New York Knicks.

  • [New York Times] James, Irving Lead Cavaliers Past Hornets, 114-103 (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 02:51:53 GMT)

    LeBron James and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points each and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Charlotte Hornets 114-103 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Curry Ties NBA Record, Now Has 3s in 127 Consecutive Games (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 01:27:50 GMT)

    Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors has tied an NBA record, making a 3-pointer in his 127th consecutive regular-season game.

  • [New York Times] Heat Lose Guard to Foot Injury (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:20:11 GMT)

    Beno Udrih, the Miami Heat’s backup point guard, faces three months of rehabilitation after he has surgery to correct a tear in the connective tissue of his right foot.

  • [ – New York Knicks] Knicks Daily Links: Thursday (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 05:42:26 EST)

    Knicks Daily Links: Thursday

  • [ – New York Knicks] Sources: Celtics expressed interest in Carmelo Anthony before deadline (Thu, 25 Feb 2016 01:25:46 EST)

    Sources: Celtics expressed interest in Carmelo Anthony before deadline

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