[NYDN] Knicks’ performance, comments don’t reflect well on Jeff Hornacek (Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:13:23 PM) Sure, 0-4 is worse than 0-3. But for Jeff Hornacek, the record isn’t nearly as bad as the noise coming out of his locker room. [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis unhappy with lack of fouls called on his shots (Wednesday, October 25, 2017 7:39:14 PM) Kristaps Porzingis wants to hear more whistles go his way when players are trying to block his shot. [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway Jr. looks to shake slump for struggling Knicks (Wednesday, October 25, 2017 5:52:28 PM) As the Knicks continue …continue reading
It’s obviously early, but Danny Ainge’s offseason trades are looking pretty good so far, as Jayson Tatum is playing about as well as I’d expect him to play…in Year 2. That he’s already there in his rookie season is very impressive. Meanwhile, Markelle Fultz is playing through a shoulder injury and looking bad in the process. Meanwhile, the Nets are playing just competent enough that the 2018 Nets pick might not be a great pick. Of course, all of this could change, but so far, Ainge’s moves are working out. Except, of course, the horrific injury that happened to Ainge’s …continue reading
[NY Newsday] Knicks have talked trade with Suns about Eric Bledsoe, source says (Monday, October 23, 2017 8:39:50 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Are the Knicks willing to reconsider their youth movement in order to get a talented point guard in the prime of his career? [NYDN] Knicks reach out to Suns about potential Eric Bledsoe trade (Monday, October 23, 2017 4:21:31 PM) The Knicks reached out to the Suns about a potential Eric Bledsoe trade Monday, after the point guard hinted he wants out of Phoenix. [NYDN] Eric Bledsoe’s exile from Suns presents opportunity for Knicks (Monday, October 23, 2017 …continue reading
[NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis says Willy Hernangomez deserves to play more (Sunday, October 22, 2017 7:29:04 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — A little more than a month ago, Willy Hernangomez appeared to be one of the Knicks’ most promising young stars. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis believes ‘frustrated’ Hernangomez ‘deserves’ more playing time (Sunday, October 22, 2017 7:56:23 PM) Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis said he believes teammate Willy Hernangomez “deserves” more playing time after the center was limited to just four minutes in Thursday’s season-opener and a healthy scratch in Saturday’s loss to the Detroit Pistons. [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis hatches new health plan …continue reading
[NYTimes] Pistons 111, Knicks 107: Knicks Falter in Second Half and Lose Home Opener to the Pistons (Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:21:51 AM) The team is now 0-2 in its first season after trading Carmelo Anthony. There is no sense of progress yet, but there are 80 games to go. [NYDN] Knicks blow a 13-point halftime lead, fall to Pistons, 111-107 (Saturday, October 21, 2017 6:36:09 PM) Another clunker from Tim Hardaway Jr. and a second-half collapse doomed the Knicks in their home opener. [NYDN] The Knicks have a center dilemma, but don’t blame Jeff Hornacek (Saturday, October 21, 2017 …continue reading
The Knicks have their first home game of the season tonight as they host the 1-1 Detroit Piston at the Garden. Frank Ntilikina sadly will not play tonight after injuring his ankle during practice (he apparently landed on Willy Hernangomez’s foot and it turned his ankle). Hopefully the injury is not too severe. Also hopefully Willy actually, you know, plays tonight? And hopefully we get to see KP feast again. KP is so much fun to watch. Let’s go Knicks!
[NYDN] Ntilikina injures ankle, helped off court during Knicks practice (Friday, October 20, 2017 9:56:38 PM) Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina notched another injury on his increasingly long list by spraining his ankle at the end of Friday’s practice. [NYDN] Porzingis waiting to change as deal extension eligibility looms (Friday, October 20, 2017 12:17:48 PM) When Kristaps Porzingis was about 13 years old, his brother asked about his motivation for playing basketball. [NYDN] NBA All-Stars who debuted against former team after trade request (Friday, October 20, 2017 11:14:08 AM) Carmelo Anthony finally got his chance at payback against the same organization …continue reading