Knicks Morning News (2016.05.09)

  • [New York Times] Kevin Durant Leads Thunder With 17-Point 4th Quarter (Mon, 09 May 2016 04:12:47 GMT)

    Durant ensured he would play at least one more game in Oklahoma City with a 17-point fourth-quarter performance in a victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

  • [New York Times] Cavaliers Sweep Again With Close Win (Mon, 09 May 2016 02:49:26 GMT)

    Kevin Love scored 27 points, LeBron James hit a huge shot with 39.2 seconds to go, and the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off their second straight playoff sweep Sunday.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Damian Lillard’s 40 Points Complicates the Math on Stephen Curry (Mon, 09 May 2016 00:39:25 GMT)

    The Warriors are in some trouble against Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference semifinals. Curry may be ready, but comes with risks.

  • [New York Times] Blazers, Heat Look to Even Series Up at Home in Game 4s (Mon, 09 May 2016 07:00:47 GMT)

    By definition, Portland and Miami are not yet facing must-win games.

  • [New York Times] Big Three Leads Cavaliers Back to Eastern Conference Finals (Mon, 09 May 2016 06:33:35 GMT)

    The Big Three yucked it up after their latest playoff sweep, a far cry from the uneasiness that prevailed at the beginning of their relationship.

  • [New York Times] Thunder Trust in Durant to Ward Off 4th Quarter Blues (Mon, 09 May 2016 05:36:28 GMT)

    Fourth-quarter slip-ups have been the bane of Oklahoma City’s championship tilt this season but the Thunder may have found a way to avoid them: just give the ball to Kevin Durant.

  • [New York Times] Durant, Thunder Surge in Fourth, Even Series (Mon, 09 May 2016 04:09:28 GMT)

    Kevin Durant tied a playoff career high with 41 points, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 111-97 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday that tied the Western Conference semi-final series at 2-2.

  • [New York Times] Durant Scores 41 Points, Thunder Beat Spurs to Tie Series (Mon, 09 May 2016 04:03:37 GMT)

    Kevin Durant went on a scoring spree that was spectacular, even by his standards.

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