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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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Official Knicks 2017-18 Wins Prediction Thread

Okay, folks, come make your picks as to how many wins that the New York Knicks will win this season. For me, logically, they should be sub-30 win bad, but because the Knicks always find a way to mess with things, I’m going to go with 31 wins, just good enough to not get the top picks in the 2018 Draft. What say you all?

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.18)

[ESPN] Porzingis happy to see Melo get ‘new challenge’ (Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:56:50 PM) Porzingis happy to see Melo get ‘new challenge’ [SNY Knicks] Report: Mills, Perry visited Steelers camp to learn more (Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:42:50 PM) Knicks’ president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry visited Steelers training camp in August to learn about their operations, sources told the New York Post. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis looks forward to guarding Melo on Opening Night (Tuesday, October 17, 2017 1:53:47 PM) Kristaps Porzingis admits it will be “weird” playing against Carmelo Anthony on opening night, and not with him. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.17)

[NY Newsday] Point guard Frank Ntilikina talking with Knicks teammates as bruised knee heals (Monday, October 16, 2017 7:40:05 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Frank Ntilikina’s troublesome knee will have a few more days to heal before it really gets tested by NBA MVP Russell Westbrook. [NY Newsday] Knicks podcast: One on one with Tim Hardaway Jr. (Monday, October 16, 2017 2:10:51 PM) The Knicks open their 2017-18 NBA season on Thursday. In Oklahoma City. Against Carmelo Anthony. [SNY Knicks] Kuzminskas, Jack tentatively ruled inactive ahead of season-opener (Monday, October 16, 2017 8:20:00 PM) Knicks forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas and guard Jarrett …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.16)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Months of N.B.A. Sound and Fury, Signifying No Threat to the Warriors (Monday, October 16, 2017 6:59:22 AM) The league went through a transformative off-season, with star players switching teams and the league overhauling rules. But the most important thing didn’t change. [NYPost] What would be a success for these Knicks? (Sunday, October 15, 2017 10:00:35 PM) Greg Anthony agrees it will be one of the most difficult seasons to judge whether this edition of the Knicks will be a success. No, Anthony does not see this Carmelo Anthony-less team with a chance at a playoff …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.15)

[NYPost] Jeff Hornacek sets defensive challenge for second-year Knick (Saturday, October 14, 2017 11:22:12 PM) Courtney Lee’s locker at the Garden hung next to Carmelo Anthony’s last season. Thursday in the Knicks season opener, Lee may be draped all over Anthony on the court in Oklahoma City. In search of a speedier defensive starting unit, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek is expected to start Lee at small forward against the Thunder,… [NYPost] The numbers don’t agree, but Knicks see progress in a key area (Saturday, October 14, 2017 2:35:49 PM) The Knicks finished dead last in the league in defensive rating …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.14)

[NYPost] Knicks can’t defy expectations? Other New York teams did (Saturday, October 14, 2017 1:43:10 AM) They said the Yankees would rebuild this season and the Jets had a great shot at the No. 1 overall pick and an 0-16 record. They said the pitching-rich Mets were headed to another World Series and the Giants to another Super Bowl. Four New York sports examples of Kevin Garnett’s famous mantra “Anything is… [NYPost] Knicks’ point guard situation remains murky (Saturday, October 14, 2017 12:19:25 AM) The horn has sounded on the preseason, it’s less than a week until opening night, and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.13)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Joel Embiid Is Raring to Go, Which Is Both Good and Bad for the 76ers (Friday, October 13, 2017 2:40:11 AM) Embiid, a 23-year-old 7-footer, is an immense talent who seems ready to make a major impact in the N.B.A. But he also has to stay healthy for a full season. [NYDN] Even if Knicks are terrible, there’s still value in losing (Thursday, October 12, 2017 4:00:52 PM) The bookmakers have set the over/under at 25 ½ which, contrary to logic and reason, isn’t the Knicks win total for the 2017-18 season. [NYPost] Why Knicks rookie …continue reading