Knicks Morning News (2016.05.19)

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Coasting to Wins, LeBron James and the Cavaliers Refuse to Let Up (Thu, 19 May 2016 01:26:18 GMT)

    Cleveland, which dominated in the opener of the Eastern Conference finals, had a nine-day hiatus after a semifinal sweep. But, James said, “we didn’t rest.”

  • [New York Times] Knicks Appear Close to Hiring Jeff Hornacek as Coach (Thu, 19 May 2016 02:52:10 GMT)

    Hornacek, a late entry in the team’s search, was let go by the Phoenix Suns earlier this season.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Top Pick in Draft Could Inspire False Hopes for 76ers (Thu, 19 May 2016 00:05:01 GMT)

    History has show that winning the No. 1 slot in the lottery is no guarantee of titles to come.

  • [New York Times] Warriors 118, Thunder 91 | Series tied, 1-1: Warriors Even Series With Thunder Behind Stephen Curry’s 28 Points (Thu, 19 May 2016 04:47:41 GMT)

    Curry scored 15 of his points in less than two minutes of the third quarter as Golden State sent the Western Conference finals back to Oklahoma City tied at one game each.

  • [New York Times] Curry Dazzles Again, Warriors Even Series With Thunder 1-1 (Thu, 19 May 2016 04:12:46 GMT)

    Once Stephen Curry finally gathered himself and got up following a scary first-quarter dive into the stands, fans inside Oracle Arena could take a breath, sit back and watch the MVP put on a spectacular shooting show.

  • [New York Times] Curry Shrugs Off Crashing Fall to Silence Thunder (Thu, 19 May 2016 05:30:27 GMT)

    Stephen Curry shrugged off a hard fall during Golden State’s Western Conference finals Game Two encounter against Oklahoma City on Wednesday and proceeded to dismantle the Thunder with another trademark scoring burst.

  • [New York Times] Warriors Even West Finals Behind Curry’s Surge (Thu, 19 May 2016 04:24:28 GMT)

    Stephen Curry exploded for 15 of his 28 points over a 1:58 stretch of the third quarter, helping the Golden State Warriors pull away from the Oklahoma Thunder en route to a 118-91 victory that evened the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Knicks Working to Hire Jeff Hornacek as Coach (Thu, 19 May 2016 01:39:48 GMT)

    The New York Knicks want Jeff Hornacek as their next coach.

  • [New York Times] Hornacek Emerges as Favorite for Knicks Job: Reports (Thu, 19 May 2016 02:36:34 GMT)

    Jeff Hornacek has emerged as the favorite to take over as the head coach of the New York Knicks, though talks were still at a formative stage, according to local media reports on Wednesday.

  • [ – New York Knicks] Thursday's Knicks Links: Reaction to the Hornacek hire (Thu, 19 May 2016 05:16:49 EST)

    Thursday's Knicks Links: Reaction to the Hornacek hire

  • [ – New York Knicks] Hiring of Jeff Hornacek brings more questions than answers (Thu, 19 May 2016 03:10:01 EST)

    Hiring of Jeff Hornacek brings more questions than answers

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