Knicks Morning News (2017.04.23)

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Celtics Regain Confidence, With an Assist From Kevin Garnett
    (Saturday, April 22, 2017 5:26:09 PM)

    A colorful message from Garnett before Game 3 on Friday night resonated with a team that had a difficult week.

  • [NYTimes] Steve Kerr Will Not Coach Warriors’ Game 3 Against Portland Because of Illness
    (Sunday, April 23, 2017 12:37:50 AM)

    The team announced that Kerr would be replaced by Mike Brown on Saturday night and did not specify what sort of illness Kerr had.

  • [NYPost] Bob Rosen, statistician and Knicks fan from the start, dead at 84
    (Saturday, April 22, 2017 6:09:17 PM)

    Bob Rosen, the longtime basketball/baseball statistician who witnessed the Knicks’ first game in 1946, passed away Friday. He was 84. Rosen, a Garden staple, worked for the Elias Sports Bureau since 1962. The firm provides historical research/statistical data for pro sports – with Rosen one of the pioneers well before analytics and “Moneyball.’’ At Knicks…

  • [NYPost] The NBA is letting James Dolan screw over ‘a—hole’ fan
    (Saturday, April 22, 2017 8:54:40 AM)

    The NBA commissioner’s office on Friday informed Knicks season-ticket holder/heckler Mike Hamersky it can’t help him in his duel with owner James Dolan. More than a week after Hamersky was denied from renewing his partial season-ticket plan at the first deadline, the NBA finally got back to the fan whom Dolan called an “a–hole’’ during…

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    4 thoughts to “Knicks Morning News (2017.04.23)”

    1. Joe Johnson must be the only guy whose nickname is an insult and yet not used that way. “Iso-Joe” is what we all said to mock Woodson’s offense in Atlanta. It’s not something you shout when Joe Johnson hits a game-winner.

    2. We need Hamidou Diallo. If he stays in the draft we need to trade Melo to Portland or something and grab a mid first round pick.

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