Knicks Morning News (2016.03.10)

  • [New York Daily News] Sasha Vujacic leads Knicks to blowout win over Suns (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 06:20:38 GMT)

    Vujacic, who started in place of injured Arron Afflalo, finished three points shy of a career-high in a blowout win.

  • [New York Newsday] Sasha Vujacic powers Knicks to laugher over Suns in Phoenix (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:27:37 EST)

    PHOENIX — The Knicks' performance Wednesday night has been as rare as a Phil Jackson sighting at road games. Then again, the Knicks don't play the Suns every game.

  • [New York Post] Lance Thomas’ knee injury not as bad as it could’ve been (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 04:22:32 -0500)

    PHOENIX — The only good news to come out of Denver late Tuesday night was from an MRI facility near Pepsi Arena. The MRI exam Lance Thomas had taken showed no structural damage to his left knee. Thomas had not torn his ACL, which was the fear when he was helped off the court during…

  • [New York Times] Curry 55-Foot Buzzer Beater at Half Highlights Warriors Win (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:03:45 GMT)

    Steve Kerr admired the exit almost as much as the half-court buzzer beater that Stephen Curry is so perfecting this season.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Use Downtown Surge to Pull Away From Jazz (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:00:33 GMT)

    Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three three-pointers in the final 58 seconds of the first half to help the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Utah Jazz en route to a 115-94 victory on Wednesday.

  • [New York Times] Westbrook’s Huge Triple-Double Leads Thunder Past Clippers (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 06:42:47 GMT)

    Kevin Durant couldn’t think of a real-life example of what he saw Russell Westbrook do on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Love’s Late Four-Point – Play Helps Cavs Hold Off Kings (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 06:06:49 GMT)

    Kevin Love converted a four-point play with 1:32 remaining, Kyrie Irving scored 30 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on to beat the Sacramento Kings 120-111 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Celtics Roll Over Grizzlies (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 05:27:41 GMT)

    Isaiah Thomas scored 16 of his 22 points in the third quarter Wednesday, when the Boston Celtics turned a 3-point deficit into a 16-point lead before coasting to their 14th straight home victory, a 116-96 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

  • [New York Times] Bucks Rally to Defeat Heat (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 05:18:27 GMT)

    Finding a strong bench combination has been an issue all season long for the Milwaukee Bucks.

  • [New York Times] Antetokounmpo Scores 24 Points, Bucks Beat Heat 114-108 (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 05:12:57 GMT)

    Khris Middleton and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the streaking Miami Heat.

  • [New York Times] Knicks 128, Suns 97: Unlikely Starter Provides Spark as Knicks Romp Past the Suns (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 05:07:18 GMT)

    In a rare start, Sasha Vujacic scored 23 points as the Knicks recorded an equally rare easy victory.

  • [New York Times] Vujacic, Anthony Lead Hot-Shooting Knicks Past Suns (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 04:30:45 GMT)

    Sasha Vujacic scored a season-high 23 points in a rare start, Carmelo Anthony also had 23 and the New York Knicks beat the Phoenix Suns 128-97 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Morris, Drummond Help Pistons Beat Mavericks 102-96 (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 04:09:59 GMT)

    Marcus Morris scored 20 points, including two 3-pointers during a decisive fourth-quarter run, and Andre Drummond had 25 points and 17 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Dallas Mavericks 102-96 Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Celtics Win 14th Straight at Home, Beat Grizzlies 116-96 (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 03:55:02 GMT)

    The Boston Celtics didn’t need a halftime pep talk.

  • [New York Times] Hornets, Walker Top Pelicans 122-113 for 5th Straight Win (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 03:46:15 GMT)

    Kemba Walker said he hasn’t felt this confident shooting the basketball since leading Connecticut to the national championship five years ago.

  • [New York Times] Harden, Howard Help Rockets Fend of 76ers, 118-104 (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 03:07:05 GMT)

    James Harden scored 29 points, Dwight Howard had 21 points and 18 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 118-104 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Campus Debate Over Captain’s Expulsion Hangs Over Yale’s Success (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 00:58:57 GMT)

    The Bulldogs ended a long N.C.A.A. tournament drought, but many students are upset over the university’s support for a player who was dismissed last month without a public explanation.

  • [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Knicks Daily Links: Thursday (Thu, 10 Mar 2016 05:46:45 EST)

    Knicks Daily Links: Thursday

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