Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Oct 10 2013)

  • [ – New York Knicks] Shumpert: 'I got a chip on my shoulder' (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 00:35:12 EDT)

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Shortly after he hit his third 3-pointer of the first half on Wednesday night, Iman Shumpert walked off the court and headed to the bench with a message for his teammates. “I’m pissed off early this year,” Shumpert yelled.That might be a good thing for the Knicks.Shumpert, animated on the floor all night long, poured in 18 points on 7-for-7 shooting in 25 minutes in the Knicks’ 103-102 preseason-opening win against Boston.

  • [New York Daily News] Who’s at the 2? Shump and Smith to battle it out (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 04:51:55 GMT)

    J.R. Smith has a starting job that is his to win, which is pretty remarkable since Smith — the reigning Sixth Man of the Year — is coming off knee surgery in July and hasn’t been cleared to practice. Where that leaves Iman Shumpert is unclear, but if he plays like he did Wednesday he may finally be released from Mike Woodson’s doghouse.    

  • [New York Daily News] Hardaway Jr. saves Knicks in opener (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 04:41:13 GMT)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. hit a fadeaway game-winning jumper with 8.2 seconds left as the Knicks, who blew a 23-point fourth quarter lead, defeated the rebuilding Celtics, 103-102, in their preseason opener. The first-round pick, with his father seated just 10 feet from the court, finished with 16 points off the bench and hit 6 of 10 shots.    

  • [New York Times] Suns Beats Blazers 104-98 in Preseason (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 04:51:58 GMT)

    Goran Dragic had 19 points and the Phoenix Suns held off a fourth-quarter rally by the Portland Trail Blazers for a 104-98 preseason victory Wednesday night.    

  • [New York Times] Knicks Beats Celtics 103-102 in Preseason (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 03:29:50 GMT)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. didn’t take long to acclimate to life in the pros.    

  • [New York Times] Knicks 103, Celtics 102: Shumpert Looks Sharp in Bid as Shooting Guard (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 02:52:52 GMT)

    Iman Shumpert scored a game-high 18 points after Mike Woodson declared an open competition for the starting job between Shumpert and J. R. Smith.    

  • [New York Times] Mavericks Beats Grizzlies 95-90 (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 02:47:52 GMT)

    Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points as the Dallas Mavericks withstood a fourth-quarter rally to defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 95-90 in a preseason game Wednesday night.    

  • [New York Times] Davis Leads Pelicans Over Magic, 99-95 (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 02:20:58 GMT)

    Anthony Davis scored 29 points and the New Orleans Pelicans remained unbeaten in three preseason games with a 99-95 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.    

  • [New York Times] Timberwolves Beats Raptors 101-89 (Thu, 10 Oct 2013 02:05:50 GMT)

    Kevin Love had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 101-89 preseason victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.    

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    One thought to “Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Oct 10 2013)”

    1. I just love these kinds of quotes, this from Shump:
      “I’m going to do how I do.”
      Shump Do How Shump Do, aka SDHSD

      Also Marbury-esque.
      Shades also of Tony Douglass

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