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Friday, August 18, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.18)

[NYDN] Nigel Hayes signs contract with Knicks (Thursday, August 17, 2017 5:38:20 PM) The Knicks have signed Nigel Hayes to a partially guaranteed contract, according to ESPN. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: J.R. Smith on Carmelo Anthony saga (Friday, August 18, 2017 1:18:29 AM) [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign Nigel Hayes to partially-guaranteed contract (Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:49:24 PM) Former Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes signed a partially-guaranteed contract with the Knicks, sources told ESPN and the New York Daily News. [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks unwilling to do deal Kristaps Porzingis in potential Kyrie Irving trade (Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:50:35 AM) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.17)

[SNY Knicks] Porzingis ‘primary target’ for Cavaliers in potential Kyrie Irving trade (Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:55:28 AM) While Irving “very badly” wants to become a Knick, New York has so far been unwilling to trade Porzingis in a deal for Irving. [NYPost] Kevin Durant disses Knicks, NYC hoops while in town (Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:38:03 PM) Kevin Durant is probably going to get booed at Madison Square Garden next season. Sure, that probably happens any time the most recent NBA Finals MVP shows up at the Garden in a visiting uniform. But Durant likely earned some extra vitriol …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.16)

[NYDN] If Cavs call about Porzingis, Knicks need to hang up the phone (Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:21:08 PM) If or when the Cavaliers call about Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks should respond with an oldie. [NYDN] Make-or-break season for Knicks coach with David Blatt looming (Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:18:15 PM) It’s been a rough week for Jeff Hornacek, starting with David Blatt declaring his desire to eventually return to the NBA. [NYTimes] The Knick Who’s Barely 19: Ntilikina Is ‘Enjoying the Moment’ (Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:02:42 AM) Frank Ntilikina, the 19-year-old from France, is girding for his first …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.15)

[NYDN] Knicks national TV appearances cut by 64 percent this season (Monday, August 14, 2017 8:57:12 PM) The national audience won’t get much exposure to the Knicks. And that’s probably a good thing. [NY Newsday] See the Knicks’ entire 2017-18 schedule (Monday, August 14, 2017 7:56:00 PM) Here’s a look at the Knicks’ schedule for the 2017-18 NBA season. (All Times Eastern) [SNY Knicks] Knicks release 2017-18 schedule (Monday, August 14, 2017 6:10:36 PM) The New York Knicks released their official 2017-18 regular-season schedule on Monday, which includes their home opener on Oct. 21 against the Detroit Pistons and a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.14)

[NYTimes] Red Sox 3, Yankees 2 | 10 Innings: Aroldis Chapman’s Woes Doom Yankees to Series Loss Against Red Sox (Monday, August 14, 2017 6:05:33 AM) Boston scored on a home run off Chapman in the ninth inning to tie the game and pushed across the deciding run in the 10th after he hit one batter with a pitch and walked another.

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.13)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Once in the Vanguard of Diversity, Knicks Build a Future That Echoes the Past (Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:20:52 PM) Seven decades ago the Knicks pushed to integrate a predecessor of the N.B.A. Their new general manager and president are breaking ground again. [NYDN] Moe Harkless talks about being named in Carmelo trade rumors (Saturday, August 12, 2017 9:54:48 PM) Moe Harkless has firm roots in Knicks territory, an upward-trending NBA career and is now part of the never-ending Carmelo trade cycle.

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.12)

[NYDN] Mavs’ Dennis Smith Jr. on Knicks meeting, Summer League success (Friday, August 11, 2017 10:00:22 PM) The Knicks dined with Dennis Smith Jr. but didn’t draft him, leaving themselves open to criticism if his athleticism translates to stardom. [NYDN] Ntilikina tells News ‘of course’ Knick wants to be starting PG (Friday, August 11, 2017 9:59:39 PM) The Knicks’ starting point guard spot remains very open for Frank Ntilikina following an unconvincing free agency for New York. [SNY Knicks] Knicks pick up Porzingis’ 2018-19 team option (Friday, August 11, 2017 9:29:00 AM) The New York Knicks reportedly picked up the …continue reading