Knicks Morning News (2016.05.06)

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Knicks’ Coaching Options Are Clear, Except Maybe to Phil Jackson (Fri, 06 May 2016 00:45:25 GMT)

    Phil Jackson has some interesting choices as he ponders the question of naming the Knicks’ next coach.

  • [New York Times] Raptors 96, Heat 92, Overtime | Series Tied, 1-1: Raptors Muster Late Surge to Outlast Heat in Overtime (Fri, 06 May 2016 04:27:50 GMT)

    DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat, 96-92.

  • [New York Times] Stephen Curry Is Not Likely to Play Game 3 at Portland (Fri, 06 May 2016 02:30:45 GMT)

    Stephen Curry is unlikely to be ready for the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals at Portland, as he has not yet practiced on his sprained right knee.

  • [New York Times] Will the Real Thunder and Hawks Please Stand Up? (Fri, 06 May 2016 08:00:47 GMT)

    The Oklahoma City Thunder responded to their Game 1 thumping. The Atlanta Hawks? Not so much.

  • [New York Times] Festus Ezeli Makes Big Impact Down the Stretch in Game 2 (Fri, 06 May 2016 07:57:38 GMT)

    As his teammates wrapped up their practice day, Festus Ezeli worked some post moves with coach Theo Robertson and shot a few more hook shots from each side of the key, then a series of free throws as assistant coach Ron Adams observed.

  • [New York Times] Raptors Top Heat in OT Despite Guards’ Woes (Fri, 06 May 2016 06:12:28 GMT)

    With All-Star guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan continuing to struggle, the Toronto Raptors are forced to find other ways to win.

  • [New York Times] Carroll Scores 21, Raptors Beat Heat in OT to Tie Series (Fri, 06 May 2016 04:30:42 GMT)

    This time, overtime went the way of the Toronto Raptors.

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