Knicks Morning News (2015.01.19)

  • [New York Post] How Anthony Davis could give Knicks a glimpse at future (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:11:13 -0500)

    If — and it remains a colossal IF — the Knicks land the No. 1 overall draft pick as a reward for their historically inept season, there undoubtedly will be…

  • [New York Times] NBA’s D-League Becoming a Testing Ground for New Ideas (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:44:27 GMT)

    David Arseneault Jr. thought nothing of the email when it first appeared in his inbox.

  • [New York Times] Why Wait? NBA Teams Making Trades Early This Season (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:41:19 GMT)

    Don’t wait until the last minute.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Pelicans Edge Raptors (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:18:11 GMT)

    Tyreke Evans scored on a driving layup with less than 2 seconds to go, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the host Toronto Raptors, 95-93, on Sunday for their first victory in seven meetings between the teams.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Game of the Week: Pistons at Hawks (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:02:52 GMT)

    Detroit, surging since releasing forward Josh Smith, has a chance to avenge a close loss to Atlanta, which is in the midst of a 12-game winning streak and has the second-best record in the league.

  • [New York Times] Hot-Shooting Helps Thunder Blow Past Magic, 127-99 (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:47:14 GMT)

    There’s no question the Oklahoma City Thunder have had their struggles at times on the road this season.

  • [New York Times] Splitter, Leonard Lead Spurs to 89-69 Win Over Jazz (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:41:09 GMT)

    Tiago Splitter scored 14 points, Kawhi Leonard had 12 points and nine rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed while holding Utah to a season-low scoring total in an 89-69 victory over the Jazz on Sunday night.

  • [New York Daily News] Ice KOs Knicks practice (Mon, 19 Jan 2015 04:17:22 GMT)

    The 5-36 Knicks begin the second half of their season without any practice since their return from London.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.01.18)

  • [New York Times] Griffin Scores 30 in Clippers’ 117-108 Win Over Kings (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:59:12 GMT)

    Blake Griffin scored 18 of his 30 points in the second half, Matt Barnes had 26 points and the Los Angeles Clippers pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Sacramento Kings 117-108 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Pistons, Led by Kyle Singler, Defeat 76ers (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:30:46 GMT)

    Singler scored 20 points, and Greg Monroe had a double-double as Detroit routed visiting Philadelphia.

  • [New York Times] Randolph’s Double-Double Leads Grizzlies Past Blazers 102-98 (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:17:13 GMT)

    Zach Randolph had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Beno Udrih added 17 points, including two key buckets in the final minute, and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 102-98 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Curry and Thompson Help Warriors to 131-106 Win Over Houston (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:59:09 GMT)

    Klay Thompson had a great night offensively on Saturday.

  • [New York Times] Wiggins Scores 31 as Timberwolves Beat Nuggets 113-105 (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:56:31 GMT)

    Andrew Wiggins scored a career-high 31 points and Robbie Hummel had two big tip-in baskets in the fourth quarter, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off the Denver Nuggets 113-105 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Greg Anthony Is Arrested (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:56:07 GMT)

    The basketball analyst and former N.B.A. player Greg Anthony was suspended indefinitely by CBS after he was arrested on a charge of soliciting a prostitute in a Washington hotel room.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Beat Bulls 107-99 for 12th Straight Win (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 04:44:17 GMT)

    The Atlanta Hawks are looking down at the rest of the Eastern Conference heading into the second half of the season.

  • [New York Times] Stephenson, Hornets Beat Pacers 80-71 in OT (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:59:12 GMT)

    Lance Stephenson was back at his trash-talking best — this time against his old team.

  • [New York Times] Wizards 99, Nets 90: Wizards’ Big Men Lead Surge Over Nets (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:47:07 GMT)

    Nene and Marcin Gortat made up for less impressive shooting by John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Pierce as Washington won at Barclays Center.

  • [New York Times] Nene, Wizards Bounce Back to Win 99-90, Earn Split With Nets (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:32:42 GMT)

    Nene scored 20 points, three other Washington big men were in double figures, and the Wizards beat the Brooklyn Nets 99-90 on Saturday night to split their home-and-home series.

  • [New York Times] Singler Leads Surging Pistons to 107-89 Win Over 76ers (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:14:23 GMT)

    Kyle Singler scored 20 points, Greg Monroe had a double-double and the Detroit Pistons routed the Philadelphia 76ers 107-89 Saturday night.

  • [New York Daily News] ROTTEN APPLE: The top 10 worst sports seasons in NY history (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 05:08:55 GMT)

    We know the 2014-15 Knicks are unimaginably terrible at the moment — losers on two continents now, not just one.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks give Langston Galloway 10-day deal (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 02:13:40 GMT)

    The Knicks made some minor news on Saturday without dumping salary or losing a game.

  • [New York Daily News] China offers Stephon Marbury a second act in hoops life (Sun, 18 Jan 2015 01:59:52 GMT)

    As Richard Nixon and George Foreman famously proved, there are indeed second acts in American lives.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.01.17)

  • [New York Times] Irving Scores 37, Cavaliers Hold On to Beat Clippers 126-121 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 07:53:16 GMT)

    Cleveland closed out its road trip with a sweep of Los Angeles’ NBA teams in a hint of a turnaround for a team coming out of a six-game skid.

  • [New York Times] Bosh, Deng Lead Heat to 95-83 Win Over Sacramento (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 05:47:26 GMT)

    Chris Bosh scored 30 points and Luol Deng had 25 to lead the Miami Heat to a 95-83 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Leonard Has 20 in Return, Powers Spurs Past Blazers (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 05:29:21 GMT)

    Kawhi Leonard’s return from a 15-game absence has the San Antonio Spurs feeling whole, and they showed it by taking apart the Portland Trail Blazers.

  • [New York Times] Westbrook Has Triple-Double, Thunder Snap Warriors’ Streak (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 05:20:09 GMT)

    Russell Westbrook had little to say about one of the best performances of his career.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Lopez Helps Nets Rout Wizards to Stop 7-Game Skid (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 05:00:06 GMT)

    Brook Lopez and Jarrett Jack each scored 26 points as the visiting Nets broke a seven-game losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Washington Wizards.

  • [New York Times] Jazz Snap Three-Game Skid, Beat Kobe-Less Lakers 94-85 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:53:27 GMT)

    Gordon Hayward scored 31 points on 12-of-18 shooting and added seven assists to lead the Utah Jazz to a 94-85 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Dragic, Green Lead Suns Past Timberwolves, 110-99 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:50:29 GMT)

    Goran Dragic scored 21 points, Gerald Green added 19 and the Phoenix Suns sent the Minnesota Timberwolves back to their losing ways with a 110-99 victory on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Rose’s Double-Double Leads Bulls Over Celtics 119-103 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:44:43 GMT)

    After starting their second-half surge inside, the Chicago Bulls went outside to finish off the Boston Celtics.

  • [New York Times] Nowitzki, Mavs Split Home-And-Home With Nuggets, 97-89 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 04:21:10 GMT)

    Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points after missing a game in Denver to rest, and the Dallas Mavericks split a home-and-home set against the Nuggets with a 97-89 victory Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Noel Has Double-Double in 76ers’ 96-81 Win Over Pelicans (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:41:25 GMT)

    The 76ers have a catchy anthem they play at every home game, a feel-good song with a lyric that implores fans to, “Stomp your feet, everybody.”

  • [New York Times] The Rivers Run Through LA Clippers With Doc and Son (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:38:35 GMT)

    Austin Rivers joined coach Doc Rivers with the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, and he made it clear he’s not expecting any favors from dear old dad.

  • [New York Times] Tip-In With Less Than Second Sends Pistons Over Pacers 98-96 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:17:44 GMT)

    Brandon Jennings scored a season-high 37 points and Andre Drummond tipped in the last-second winning shot to lead the Detroit Pistons over the Indiana Pacers 98-96 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Horford Scores 22, Hawks Beat Raptors 110-89 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 02:59:21 GMT)

    Al Horford scored 22 points, Paul Millsap had 16 and the Atlanta Hawks extended their winning streak to 11 games, beating the Toronto Raptors 110-89 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Jeff Green Has Big 4th, Grizzlies Beat Magic 106-96 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 02:56:38 GMT)

    Jeff Green scored 12 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Memphis Grizzlies held on to beat the Orlando Magic 106-96 on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Lopez Helps Nets Break 7-Game Losing Streak With 102-80 Win (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 02:41:18 GMT)

    Brook Lopez and Jarrett Jack each scored 26 points as the Brooklyn Nets broke a seven-game losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

  • [New York Times] Ray Lumpp, Who Played for Knicks and Ran a Track Meet, Dies at 91 (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 01:42:32 GMT)

    Lumpp had a notable career as a basketball player, and he also was the athletic director of the New York Athletic Club, whose track and field meets faced accusations of discrimination.

  • [New York Post] Ex-Knick Greg Anthony reportedly arrested in prostitution sting (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 01:39:20 -0500)

    Ex-Knicks point guard Greg Anthony reportedly has been caught in a sting operation and busted for allegedly hiring a prostitute in Washington, DC. "He is currently in lockup,'' ABC News…

  • [New York Daily News] Greg Anthony arrested, charged with soliciting a prostitute (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 07:19:15 GMT)

    Police say CBS basketball analyst and former NBA player Greg Anthony has been arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks’ season half in the bag (Sat, 17 Jan 2015 05:10:28 GMT)

    The Knicks returned to U.S. soil, but they ominously remain only halfway home in a season that essentially has been over for weeks.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.01.16)

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks blown out by Bucks in London (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:47:08 GMT)

    In case any shred of doubt remained, the Knicks are bloody dreadful on any continent.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Amar’e sees limited minutes (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:46:18 GMT)

    Amar’e Stoudemire lasted only eight minutes in his return to the lineup.

  • [New York Daily News] NBA commissioner Adam Silver confident of Knicks turnaround (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:36:16 GMT)

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver believes the free-falling Knicks “are in good hands.”

  • [New York Post] Why NBA commish is so confident NY All-Star Game won’t be a bust (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 02:43:32 -0500)

    LONDON — NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he's not worried All-Star Weekend will be a bust next month in Brooklyn and Manhattan because the two locals teams are experiencing dreadful…

  • [New York Post] Why refreshed Carmelo is resisting ‘the easiest thing to do’ (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:35:39 -0500)

    LONDON — Prince Harry would have been proud. Anthony said his knee and body felt very good after his two-week break and said he wants to be there for the…

  • [New York Times] LeBron’s Cavs Hold Off Kobe’s Lakers, 109-102 (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 07:56:20 GMT)

    Kobe Bryant and LeBron James traded hugs, big shots and verbal jabs all night with warmth and humor. In the waning minutes, they went head-to-head in yet another entertaining duel between two of this generation’s greatest talents.

  • [New York Times] James Harden Has 31 Points, Rockets Beat Thunder 112-101 (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 04:00:08 GMT)

    James Harden scored 15 of his 31 points in the Houston Rockets’ big first quarter in a 112-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.

  • [New York Times] Bucks 95, Knicks 79: Knicks Cross Ocean to Get Nowhere (Fri, 16 Jan 2015 02:07:32 GMT)

    The game was played on a different continent, but the result was the same: The Knicks were hammered, falling to 5-36.

  • 2014-15 Game Thread: Knicks @ Bucks

    Now we get to see the Knicks lose on a whole other continent!

    It’s nice of the Knicks to get their losing done before dinner time here.

    Melo and STAT are back to play today, so hopefully the Knicks don’t accidentally win this one.

    Let’s go! Knicks!

    Knicks Morning News (2015.01.15)

  • [New York Times] Warriors Beat Short-Handed Heat 104-89 for 8th Straight Win (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:24:11 GMT)

    Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has nothing but “good problems” right now.

  • [New York Times] Jordan’s Double-Double Helps Clippers Beat Blazers, 100-94 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:30:26 GMT)

    Jamal Crawford scored 25 points, DeAndre Jordan had 17 points and 18 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Portland 100-94 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Grizzlies 103, Nets 92: Nets Put On Sleepy Show After Morning Workout (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:16:04 GMT)

    Lionel Hollins put the Nets through a morning shootaround on Wednesday, their first on the day of a home game this season. But they went on to their seventh straight loss, falling to Memphis.

  • [New York Times] Davis Has Double-Double as Pelicans Beat Pistons, 105-94 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:09:23 GMT)

    The New Orleans Pelicans brought the hot Detroit Pistons back to earth.

  • [New York Times] Davis Has Double-Double as Pelicans Beat Pistons, 105-94 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:06:49 GMT)

    The New Orleans Pelicans brought the hot Detroit Pistons back to earth.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Wizards Overcome Derrick Rose and the Bulls (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:03:29 GMT)

    Paul Pierce had 22 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls, 105-99, even as Derrick Rose had a season-high 32 points.

  • [New York Times] Lawson, Faried Lead Nuggets Past Mavericks, 114-107 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 04:45:41 GMT)

    Ty Lawson had 29 points and 12 assists and the Denver Nuggets beat the slumping Dallas Mavericks 114-107 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Pierce’s 22 Points Lead Wizards Over Rose, Bulls, 105-99 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 04:12:48 GMT)

    Paul Pierce had 22 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 105-99 Wednesday, despite Derrick Rose’s season-high 32.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Beat Celtics 105-91 for 10th Straight (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 03:57:19 GMT)

    DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 22 points to help the Atlanta Hawks win their 10th straight game, 105-91 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Ginobili, Spurs Snap Hornets’ 5-Game Winning Streak (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 03:51:25 GMT)

    Manu Ginobili said he needed a game like this.

  • [New York Times] Lowry Leads Raptors Past 76ers, 100-84 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 03:13:16 GMT)

    Kyle Lowry had 18 points and 12 assists, DeMar DeRozan returned from a groin injury to score eight of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors never trailed in a 100-84 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Oladipo Scores 32, Magic Rally to Down Rockets, 120-113 (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 03:10:19 GMT)

    Victor Oladipo had 32 points, Nik Vucevic added 25 and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Houston Rockets 120-113 on Wednesday night.

  • [New York Times] Grizzlies Rout Nets in First Matchup With Ex-Coach Hollins (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 02:55:13 GMT)

    Zach Randolph had 20 points and 14 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the slumping Brooklyn Nets 103-92 on Wednesday night in their first matchup against former coach Lionel Hollins.

  • [New York Times] Even With LeBron James, Cavaliers Remain Out of Sync (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 01:50:34 GMT)

    LeBron James, who had been out for eight games with injuries, scored 33 points and was involved in all facets of Tuesday’s game, the Cavaliers’ sixth consecutive defeat.

  • [New York Times] National Basketball Association Roundup (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:28:27 GMT)

    Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings was fined $15,000 by the NBA for making an “obscene gesture.”

  • [New York Daily News] Isola: Knicks playing for nothing, but Melo won’t shut down (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:34:58 GMT)

    The news from Europe was delivered by Carmelo Anthony as if he were channeling the legendary Edward R. Murrow.

  • [New York Daily News] Lupica: Londoners know Ewing and Starks, not these Knicks (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 04:26:47 GMT)

    Mike Lupica explains to a Londoner that the Knicks have lost 25 of 26 and now have been forced to leave the country.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony hangs with Prince Harry in London (Thu, 15 Jan 2015 04:08:04 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony has squared off against the so-called King, but the seven-time All-Star also got to hang out with authentic royalty.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.01.14)

  • [New York Post] Fisher: Work ethic not reason why Hardaway is struggling (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 03:37:38 -0500)

    LONDON — After Tuesday's practice at Imperial College, Tim Hardaway Jr. made a promotional appearance for adidas. That looks to be the only place he is gaining traction. As the…

  • [New York Post] Great Britain not betting on Knicks — but it’s not for the reason you think (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 03:16:38 -0500)

    LONDON — There are 2,700 Ladbrokes betting parlors in Great Britain, but not one is taking any action on the Knicks-Bucks NBA contest at O2 Arena Thursday. Ray, a Ladbrokes…

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Stopping skid is top priority (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 04:31:55 GMT)

    There will be time to check out the sights, but trying to win a game vs. the Bucks at O2 Arena is the primary focus for the Knicks.

  • [New York Times] Heat Hold Off Kobe, Lakers 78-75 Without Wade (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 07:06:50 GMT)

    With Dwyane Wade in the locker room and Chris Bosh enduring a nightmare of a shooting night, the Miami Heat still found the defensive moxie to finish an unlikely Staples Center sweep.

  • [New York Times] Mavericks Rally Late, Beat Kings 108-104 in OT (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:12:57 GMT)

    Monta Ellis scored six of his 28 points in overtime and added 10 assists, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Sacramento Kings 108-104 on Tuesday night.

  • [New York Times] James’ 33 in Return Not Enough, Cavs Lose Sixth Straight (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 05:58:17 GMT)

    LeBron James rejoined the Cavaliers and brought a lot of excitement with him.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Timberwolves Use Mo Williams’s 52 Points to End 15-Game Skid (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 05:41:15 GMT)

    Williams, a veteran point guard, had the highest point total in the N.B.A. this season, going 19 of 33 from the field in a victory over Indiana.

  • [New York Times] Mo Williams Scores 52, Wolves Top Pacers to End 15-Game Skid (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 04:27:12 GMT)

    Mo Williams could sense what was happening and knew the Indiana Pacers couldn’t stop it. He told them that, too.

  • [New York Times] Hawks Storm Past 76ers 105-87 for 9th Straight Win (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 03:39:24 GMT)

    Dominique Wilkins slapped Al Horford on his back during a brief locker room chat and dished out a few kind words.

  • [New York Times] Wall Scores 25; Wizards End 17-Game Skid vs Spurs, 101-93 (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 02:46:09 GMT)

    John Wall broke yet another personal 0-for-forever streak, this one against an entire team, scoring 25 points with eight assists Tuesday night in a 101-93 win over the San Antonio Spurs that gave him his first taste of success against the reigning NBA champs.

  • [New York Times] Mikhail Prokhorov Is Said to Be Seeking Potential Buyers for Nets (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:44:27 GMT)

    Prokhorov, who owns 80 percent of the team and 45 percent of its arena, would have a chance to turn his $223 million investment into a profit of $1 billion or more.

  • [New York Times] James Set to Return Against Suns After 2-Week Absence (Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:39:33 GMT)

    After a two-week absence, LeBron James was back in the Cleveland lineup when the Cavaliers met the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.01.13)

  • [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony admits surgery ‘my only option’ for knee (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:09:54 GMT)

    Carmelo Anthony’s worst-case scenario – even worse than 5-35 – now seems inevitable.

  • [New York Times] Harden Has 30, Rockets Rout Nets After Howard-Garnett Fight (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:24:15 GMT)

    Dwight Howard’s face might have been stinging from Kevin Garnett ramming his head into it, and now his ears were ringing as fans directed loud boos toward him.

  • [New York Times] Magic Shoot 59 Percent in 121-114 Victory Over Bulls (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:09:27 GMT)

    Nikola Vucevic had 33 points and 11 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with a 121-114 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Even With Garnett’s Ejection, Nets Put Up Little Fight in Loss (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:09:13 GMT)

    Kevin Garnett departed in the first quarter after head-butting Houston’s Dwight Howard, then the Rockets’ outside game helped them pull away.

  • [New York Times] Sullinger, Smart Lead Celtics to 108-100 Win Over Pelicans (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 04:06:27 GMT)

    Marcus Smart knows shooting is the biggest part of his game that he needed to improve. His work paid off with a timely 3-pointer on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Knicks Heading to London as a Ragged Ambassador (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 03:37:46 GMT)

    Though they were in the conversation as the worst team in the N.B.A., the Knicks planned to represent the league “with a sense of pride,” Coach Derek Fisher said.

  • [New York Times] Jennings Helps Pistons Knock Off Raptors 114-111 (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 03:15:46 GMT)

    Brandon Jennings had 34 points and 10 assists, and the Detroit Pistons won for the ninth time in 10 games, beating the Toronto Raptors 114-111 on Monday night.

  • [New York Times] Keeping Score: Rangers and Knicks Have Same Address, but They’re on Different Planets (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 02:30:41 GMT)

    For Madison Square Garden’s roommates, every Rangers success is being met with a corresponding Knicks failure.

  • [New York Times] Roy Tarpley, 50, Center Banished by N.B.A., Dies (Tue, 13 Jan 2015 02:24:25 GMT)

    Mr. Tarpley was a former Dallas Mavericks star center whose promising N.B.A. career was cut short by drug abuse, leading the league to bar him twice.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.01.12)

  • [New York Post] London trip offers desperate Knicks a break — and a boot camp (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:29:22 -0500)

    For four days, the Knicks will know peace. OK, maybe not peace, but at least they won't know another loss. The 5-35 Knicks, tied with the Magic and Suns for…

  • [New York Times] Pacers’ Sudden Slide a Lesson for All NBA Teams (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:15:58 GMT)

    At this time a year ago, the Indiana Pacers were 29-7 and well on their way to finishing with the Eastern Conference’s best record.

  • [New York Times] Lillard Scores 34 Points, Trail Blazers Beat Lakers 106-94 (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 05:12:46 GMT)

    Damian Lillard scored 17 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 106-94 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Cousins Helps Kings Rout LeBron-Less Cavaliers 103-84 (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 04:30:37 GMT)

    DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and 13 rebounds and the Sacramento Kings beat Cleveland 103-84 on Sunday night, the Cavaliers’ seventh loss in eight games with LeBron James out with a strained back and sore left knee.

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Heat Overpower Clippers to End Road Skid (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 04:02:17 GMT)

    Chris Bosh scored 34 points and Hassan Whiteside had career highs of 23 points and 16 rebounds off the bench in a win that ended a three-game road skid for Miami.

  • [New York Times] Grizzlies Outlast Suns 122-110 in 2OT (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 02:42:36 GMT)

    Marc Gasol scored the first seven points in the second overtime, Zach Randolph had 27 points and 17 rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted the Phoenix Suns 122-110 on Sunday night.

  • [New York Times] Korver, Hawks Rout Wizards for 8th Straight Victory (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:42:16 GMT)

    The streaking Atlanta Hawks made it look easy against the Washington Wizards.

  • [New York Times] Heat Beat Clippers 104-90 to End 3-Game Road Skid (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:27:26 GMT)

    Hassan Whiteside spent the summer dialing NBA teams seeking a tryout. No was always the response until he heard yes from Miami coach Erik Spoelstra.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks coach Derek Fisher handling skid with poise (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 01:35:17 GMT)

    Derek Fisher has acknowledged that the Knicks’ NBA-worst record “is on my record,” regardless of Phil Jackson taking the blame.

  • Knicks Morning News (2015.01.11)

  • [New York Daily News] Phil Jackson says Knicks’ disastrous season is ‘on me’ (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:05:53 GMT)

    Phil Jackson offered his “mea culpa” for this disastrous Knicks season, calling the worst start in franchise history “on me.”

  • [New York Daily News] Bondy: Phil fesses to Knicks mess, but can he fix it? (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 02:42:58 GMT)

    This was a very different Phil Jackson on Saturday, chastened by the sort of start he might not even wish on Pat Riley.

  • [New York Daily News] Knicks Insider: Jax praises recovering Amar’e (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:22:38 GMT)

    Amar’e Stoudemire missed his ninth straight game on Saturday with knee swelling, but he is “trending in a pretty good direction.”

  • [New York Times] N.B.A. Roundup: Nets Fall to Pistons as Both Teams Struggle to Shoot From Beyond the Arc (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:11:42 GMT)

    Brandon Jennings scored all 18 of his points in the second half, leading the Detroit Pistons to a win at home over the Nets.

  • [New York Times] Rockets Win 3rd Straight, 97-82 Over Jazz; Harden Has 30 (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:00:26 GMT)

    James Harden had 30 points and five assists to lead the Houston Rockets to their third straight victory, 97-82 over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Grizzlies, Pelicans, Celtics Agree on Green Trade (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:00:19 GMT)

    The Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-player trade that would send forward Jeff Green from Boston to Memphis, a person familiar with the situation said Saturday.

  • [New York Times] Gasol Powers Bulls Past Bucks, 95-87 (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 03:45:35 GMT)

    Pau Gasol had a career-high 46 points to go along with 18 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls bounced back from a pair of ugly losses with a 95-87 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Carter-Williams’ Layup Lifts 76ers to 93-92 Win Over Pacers (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 03:39:19 GMT)

    Michael Carter-Williams hit a running layup with 9.2 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 93-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Spurs Give Timberwolves 15th Straight Loss, 108-93 (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 03:36:25 GMT)

    Austin Daye scored a season-high 22 points and had 10 rebounds to help the San Antonio Spurs hand the Minnesota Timberwolves their 15th straight loss, 108-93 on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Carter-Williams’ Layup Lifts 76ers to 93-92 Win Over Pacers (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 03:30:40 GMT)

    Michael Carter-Williams hit a running layup with 9.2 seconds left to lift the Philadelphia 76ers to a 93-92 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Jennings’ 20 in 2nd Half Helps Pistons Down Nets, 98-93 (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 03:09:33 GMT)

    Brandon Jennings scored all 20 of his points in the second half as the Detroit Pistons beat the Brooklyn Nets 98-93 Saturday night.

  • [New York Times] Lowry Leads Raptors Over Celtics 109-96 (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 02:57:24 GMT)

    Kyle Lowry scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, James Johnson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors won their fourth straight meeting with the Boston Celtics 109-96 Saturday night, snapping a season-high four-game losing streak.

  • [New York Times] Hornets 110, Knicks 82: Phil Jackson Takes Blame Before Yet Another Knicks Loss (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 01:29:09 GMT)

    Phil Jackson took responsibility for the Knicks’ terrible season before the team went on to lose its 15th game in a row, a team record.

  • [New York Times] Clippers Thrash Mavericks 120-100 for 6th Win in 8 Games (Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:09:14 GMT)

    The Clippers have been playing with big leads in their last two games and not blowing them.