Knicks Morning News (2016.03.01)

  • [New York Daily News] Jackson’s tweets on Curry make Knicks coach look like Kanye (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 03:30:34 GMT)

    Phil Jackson is backpedaling faster than a defender in front of Stephen Curry. And with just as much grace.

  • [New York Times] Crawford’s 26 Points Help Clippers Beat Nets 105-95 (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 07:06:42 GMT)

    It took the Los Angeles Clippers a while to get going against a team with nothing left to play for this season.

  • [New York Times] Clippers 105, Nets 95: Clippers Keep Nets From Winning a Third Straight (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 06:53:13 GMT)

    Chris Paul had 23 points and 12 assists for Los Angeles, which has beaten the Nets in five consecutive games at Staples Center.

  • [New York Times] Westbrook Gets Triple-Double as Thunder Beat Kings 131-116 (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 05:51:53 GMT)

    Russell Westbrook had 20 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 131-116 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Love Helps Refs, Cavs Beat Pacers, End Losing Streak (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 05:09:31 GMT)

    First, Kevin Love signaled that the Indiana Pacers should’ve been called for an eight-second violation in the backcourt.

  • [New York Times] Randolph Has 22 Points in Grizzlies’ 103-96 Win Over Denver (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 04:54:44 GMT)

    Zach Randolph scored 22 points, including successive baskets during a key fourth quarter sequence, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Denver Nuggets 103-96 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Knicks Raise Their Game, on Twitter (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 04:46:38 GMT)

    On a day off (in this case meaning they did not have to play), the struggling Knicks showed feistiness on social media, at least.

  • [New York Times] LeBron Scores 33 as Cavaliers Hold Off Pacers 100-96 (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 04:12:39 GMT)

    The rest helped LeBron James. The replay aided the Cavaliers.

  • [New York Times] Giannis Gets Triple-Double, Bucks Outlast Rockets 128-121 (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 04:03:46 GMT)

    Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded his second career triple-double with 18 points, 17 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks outlasted the Houston Rockets for a 128-121 win on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Celtics’ Home Streak Reaches 11 With 100-95 Win Over Jazz (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 03:27:52 GMT)

    Jae Crowder had 22 points, and the Boston Celtics extended their home win streak to 11 with a 100-95 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Wall Scores 37 as Wizards Rally to Beat 76ers 116-108 (Tue, 01 Mar 2016 03:06:48 GMT)

    John Wall scored 16 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter, Marcin Gortat added 18 points and a career-high 20 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied for a 116-108 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

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