Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Mar 03 2013)

  • [New York Times] Off the Dribble: Searching for a New Way to Measure Defensive Production (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 06:15:34 GMT)

    A research paper presented at the M.I.T. Sloan and Sports Analytics Conference showcases a method for assessing basket protection.

  • [New York Times] Lillard’s 24 Points Lead Blazers Past Timberwolves (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 05:52:40 GMT)

    Damian Lillard scored 24 points, J.J. Hickson added 18 points and 16 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-96 on Saturday night to earn only their second win in nearly a month.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Backcourt Paces Bucks Over Raptors in Overtime (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 05:28:23 GMT)

    Evan Turner and Jrue Holiday helped Philadelphia snap a seven-game losing streak with a win over Golden State.

  • [New York Times] Bucks Beat Raptors 122-114 in Overtime (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 05:07:56 GMT)

    Monta Ellis scored six of his 23 points in overtime and Ersan Ilyasova and Brandon Jennings added five apiece in the extra period to spark the Milwaukee Bucks to a 122-114 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Off the Dribble: Nowitzki’s Foe: The Recent Past (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 04:54:46 GMT)

    Dirk Nowitzki, who after knee surgery missed half of Dallas’s first 58 games, has been inconsistent, and the team has a losing record.

  • [New York Times] Bulls 96, Nets 85: Nets Fall to Bulls (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 04:34:55 GMT)

    The Nets, who may have been tired after their home loss to Dallas on Friday, grabbed an early 15-4 lead but fizzled out and lost, 96-85, at Chicago.

  • [New York Times] Noah, Boozer Lead Bulls Past Nets 96-85 (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 03:49:40 GMT)

    Joakim Noah had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Carlos Boozer scored 20 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-85 on Saturday.

  • [New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Knicks See Only Blue Sky, but They’re Looking Backward (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 03:01:39 GMT)

    As the Knicks prepare to face the Heat again, they’re relying on finding the form that led them to two early-season wins over Miami.

  • [New York Times] Turner, Holiday Lead 76ers Over Warriors (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 02:40:48 GMT)

    Evan Turner had 22 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, Jrue Holiday scored 27, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 104-97 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.

  • [New York Daily News] Lawrence: King James to Heat up Garden (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 07:33:27 GMT)

    Get to the Garden early Sunday. You never know. LeBron James just might put on another one of his mesmerizing pregame dunking shows that has all of the NBA buzzing.

  • [New York Daily News] James vs. James: Knicks’ White may guard LeBron (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 05:18:04 GMT)

    James White’s unfortunate sequence of events in the Slam Dunk Contest two weeks ago in Houston could easily become the second-most humbling moment of the season for the Knicks’ swing man.

  • [New York Daily News] KINGDOM COME: How Knicks match up with streaking Heat (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 04:50:15 GMT)

    Here is how the Eastern Conference-leading Heat and the Knicks, tied with Indiana for No. 2 in the conference, match up heading into Sunday’s game.

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    4 thoughts to “Knicks Morning News (Sunday, Mar 03 2013)”

    1. I don’t think Aaron Brook has official sign with Rockets. His stat look pretty good this year. Glen you reading this – make it happen. Cut either Kurt Thomas or Copeland.

    2. Heading out to the game with my son, just hope it’s competitive and at least close to the end, win or lose. (But a win would be absolutely huge of course.)

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