Knicks Morning News (2016.03.09)

  • [New York Post] Reggie Miller rips Phil Jackson: How long will Knicks play ‘triangle crap’ (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:21:34 -0500)

    When asked by The Post whether the current state of the Knicks should be viewed as a glass half full or half empty, Reggie Miller took longer to answer than he needed to score eight consecutive points and beat the Knicks in Game 1 of the 1995 Eastern Conference finals at the Garden. "I would…

  • [New York Times] Lillard Has 41 and Blazers Beat Wizards 116-109 in OT (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 07:15:37 GMT)

    Though it took a little longer than they’d hoped, the Trail Blazers found relief at home from their recent road woes.

  • [New York Times] Lakers Handle Magic 107-98 for Rare Back-To-Back Victories (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 06:57:43 GMT)

    Even with Kobe Bryant watching in a suit, there was no hangover for the young Los Angeles Lakers after their jaw-dropping victory over Golden State. Late in a miserable season, their impressive young core is getting better.

  • [New York Times] Lakers Build on Warriors Win, Beat Magic (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 06:27:27 GMT)

    D’Angelo Russell scored 27 points and Jordan Clarkson added 24 points, guiding the Los Angeles Lakers to a 107-98 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night at Staples Center.

  • [New York Times] Faried Leads Nuggets to 110-94 Win Over Knicks (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 05:48:33 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony got his points and a lukewarm reception. Not a win, though.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Nuggets Turn Back Knicks, Long Frustrated in Denver (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 05:40:43 GMT)

    The victory was the Nuggets’ eighth straight against the Knicks at Pepsi Center in Denver.

  • [New York Times] Raptors 104, Nets 99: DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry and Raptors Top Nets Despite Brook Lopez’s 35 Points (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 05:34:48 GMT)

    Lopez fell a point short of equaling his season high, but DeRozan and Lowry combined to score 48 as Toronto won at home.

  • [New York Times] Teague Scores 24, Hawks Beat Jazz 91-84 (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 04:48:50 GMT)

    Jeff Teague scored 24 points to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 91-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] Raptors Erase Double-Digit Deficit vs. Nets (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 04:36:28 GMT)

    For the 12th time this season, the Toronto Raptors erased a double-digit deficit to earn a victory, battling back from 16 points down on Tuesday night to defeat the Brooklyn Nets 104-99.

  • [New York Times] Aldridge Scores 29, Spurs Bounce Back With Win Over Wolves (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 04:27:39 GMT)

    Ettore Messina had a simple goal when he took over the San Antonio Spurs for two games while coach Gregg Popovich stayed home to tend to a family matter.

  • [New York Times] DeRozan Leads Raptors Past Nets, 104-99 (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 03:16:02 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan had 25 points, Kyle Lowry added 23 points and nine assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 104-99 on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks trounced by Nuggets, 110-94, in front of Phil Jackson (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 06:28:31 GMT)

    Phil Jackson showed up a Mile High and witnessed the Knicks vanish in thin air.

  • [New York Daily News] Lance Thomas injures knee warming up, MRI negative (Wed, 09 Mar 2016 06:15:01 GMT)

    Free-agent-to-be Lance Thomas suffered a non-contact knee injury while warming up for Tuesday’s game against the Nuggets.

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