Knicks Morning News (Friday, Jun 01 2012)

  • [New York Times] Western Conference Finals Game 3: Thunder 102, Spurs 82: Rout by Thunder Ends Spurs’ Streak (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 07:50:29 GMT)

    Behind Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and a renewed defensive aggressiveness, the Thunder beat the Spurs to put an emphatic end to one of the great winning streaks in N.B.A. history.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: N.B.A. Playoffs — Rajon Rondo Provides Vision of Celtics’ Future (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 06:00:09 GMT)

    With his 44 points, 10 assists and 8 rebounds in Game 2 against the Heat, point guard Rajon Rondo asserted his place in Boston’s plans for seasons to come.

  • [New York Times] On Basketball: N.B.A. Lottery — Big Day for Hornets and Conspiracy Theorists (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 05:47:23 GMT)

    When New Orleans won the N.B.A. draft lottery on Wednesday night, the result seemed too good to be true and sappy enough to be scripted, a longtime lottery tradition.

  • [New York Times] Jack Twyman, N.B.A. Star, Dies at 78 (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 03:39:07 GMT)

    Mr. Twyman, a Hall of Fame basketball player, became the legal guardian for his teammate Maurice Stokes, who sustained a paralyzing brain injury during the 1958 season.

  • [New York Times] Sports of The Times: Dwight Howard: A Superhero That Doesn’t Exist (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 02:57:55 GMT)

    The storyline of the N.B.A. playoffs may be LeBron James’s quest for a title, but the story also involves someone who is not even present, Dwight Howard, the N.B.A.’s would be Superman.

  • [New York Times] Sefolosha Sparks Thunder to 102-82 Win Over Spurs (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 07:39:33 GMT)

    In a Western Conference finals filled with established stars, Thabo Sefolosha used a stretch of defensive excellence to turn the momentum in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s favor and stop a dominant seven-week run by the San Antonio Spurs.

  • [New York Times] Column: Jack Twyman and a Life Worth Remembering (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 07:29:55 GMT)

    One of the greats is gone.

  • [New York Times] Thunder Rolls Over Spurs to Reignite Series (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 05:18:02 GMT)

    The Oklahoma City Thunder reignited the Western Conference finals with a 102-82 home victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday, reducing their deficit in the best-of-seven series to 2-1 and ending the visitors’ 20-game winning streak.

  • [New York Times] Spurs’ 20-Game Win Streak Snapped in 102-82 Loss (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 04:44:56 GMT)

    After a month and a half of dominance, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich suddenly had a reason to question his team’s passion and desire.

  • [New York Times] Thunder Wallop Spurs 102-82, Pull Within 2-1 (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 04:36:52 GMT)

    The streak is over. The series may only be beginning.

  • [New York Times] Column: Jack Twyman and a Life Worth Remembering (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 02:12:35 GMT)

    One of the greats is gone.

  • [New York Times] Leading Off: Spurs, the Throwback Team, Still Dominating – Leading Off (Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:41:26 GMT)

    The Spurs are on a 20-game winning streak, prompting writers to wonder if they’ll ever lose again this season.

  • Liked it? Take a second to support Mike Kurylo on Patreon!

    Mike Kurylo

    Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of KnickerBlogger.net. His book on the 2012 Knicks, "We’ll Always Have Linsanity," is on sale now. Follow him on twitter (@KnickerBlogger).

    One thought to “Knicks Morning News (Friday, Jun 01 2012)”

    Comments are closed.