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Basketball

Knicks Finish Home Portion of Preseason Strong

by Sean Hahner

Sean Hahner: WFUV Sports

The Knicks ended their last preseason home game in dramatic fashion as they knocked off the Washington Wizards 103-100. Wednesday’s win moves the Knicks up to 3-3 in the preseason, a plausible campaign given their new triangle offense that they plan to utilize this season.

The Knicks' Triangle Offense Struggles In Loss

by Sam Torres Jr

Sam Torres Jr : WFUV Sports 

While preseason basketball can only be so interesting, most of the basketball world is curious to see what the New York Knicks new offense will look like under Phil Jackson and head coach Derek Fisher’s triangle system. What was the answer we got on Monday? Not very good so far.

Roach Report (9/5)

by Mike Watts

WFUV File Photo

Fordham athletic director David Roach joined Mike Watts to discuss Fordham and the larger intercollegiate athletic landscape in his monthly Roach Report update.

Liberty Report 8/17: The Value of Two Points

by Sam Torres Jr

Sam Torres Jr. : WFUV Sports 

3-10 and 12-9. Those are the two New York Liberty records before and after thirteen regular season games. The Liberty have been gradually improving all year, so it must not come as much of a surprise that they defeated the Indiana Fever Sunday night 73-61 in their season finale after losing 76-63 to the same team three nights prior.

Liberty Report: Finding a Way

by Sean Hahner, James Decker

Sean Hahner : WFUV Sports

After a successful 2-1 road trip in which the Liberty won two games by a combined six points, New York found a way to win another close one, defeating the Washington Mystics 80-76 on Tuesday night at the Garden. The Liberty now sit at 11-14, which may not seem like a record to be excited about, but after a 4-11 start to the season, New York is getting hot at the right time.

When I Get My Card Back Activated, I’m Back to Vegas

by Kenny Ducey

Kenny Ducey/WFUV Sports

Shielding fans from scorching triple-digit Las Vegas temperatures, Thomas & Mack Center also provides sanctuary from the turbulence of NBA free agency. It’s an imperfect abode for basketball, but an abode nonetheless —the game breathes and entertains thousands for a few weeks in the heart of the summer. Draft prospects, some young and some old, provide optimism for franchises in need. Fringe roster players re-display skills that once made them coveted. Coaches are given the opportunity to mesh with team members.