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Monthly Archives: November 2017

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Rockets

As I noted last night, if the Knicks wanted to make a statement about the early season narrative about how their record had a lot to do with their inordinate amount of home games, then the way to go about doing so sure as heck was not to lose to the Atlanta Hawks on the road. Now, if they could somehow defeat the Rockets on the road, that would be one hell of a statement! Even in a League where the Boston Celtics have won 17 of their last 18 games, the Cavs have won seven in a row (doing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.25)

[NY Newsday] Knicks squander 17-point lead and fall to Hawks (Saturday, November 25, 2017 1:26:31 AM) ATLANTA — The Knicks already are in the holiday spirit: They gave away a game Friday night that they appeared to be in position to win easily. [NY Newsday] With Enes Kanter hurting, Willy Hernangomez gets more playing time for Knicks (Friday, November 24, 2017 11:57:07 PM) ATLANTA — Enes Kanter took the blame for the Knicks’ 116-104 loss to the Hawks because he was “in the locker room crying like a baby.” [NYTimes] Hawks 116, Knicks 104: Knicks Falter in the Second Half …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Hawks

The next finally go on the road for two games in a row, but luckily their first opponent is the Atlanta Hawks, who are not very good at all. The Knicks could get four games over .500 tonight, which would be amazing! While they are there, the Knicks should thank Budz for all the work he put in with THJ. Damn, that guy is a hell of a coach. EDITED TO ADD: Kanter is out. Willy will get his chance to play tonight! Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.24)

[SNY Knicks] Hornacek’s “explicit” halftime talk impetus behind Knicks’ 28-0 run (Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:52:20 PM) Courtney Lee admitted that he and Jeff Hornacek exchanged words at halftime of the Knicks’ 108-100 win against the Raptors. [SNY Knicks] Warriors’ Kerr defends ex-Knicks president Jackson’s reign (Thursday, November 23, 2017 11:08:36 AM) Though he opted not to coach under him, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr defended ex-Knicks president Phil Jackson’s tenure in New York. [SNY Knicks] Hardaway scores 12 of 38 points in Knicks’ dominant 28-0 run (Thursday, November 23, 2017 8:53:54 AM) Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.23)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ 28-0 run in third quarter makes Raptors extinct (Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:24:56 PM) It was a quarter for the ages. [NY Newsday] Steve Kerr defends Phil Jackson’s disastrous Knicks tenure (Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:27:56 PM) Steve Kerr, the head coach of the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, almost ended up as Phil Jackson’s first coach with the Knicks. The two are close, and Kerr defended his old Bulls boss for his disastrous Knicks tenure in comments reported by ESPN. [ESPN] ‘Explicit’ halftime talk leads Knicks to historic win against Toronto (Thursday, November 23, 2017 …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Raptors

It seems like every game this season is so fascinating. Tonight, the Knicks host (of course they’re hosting – it’s 2017 and it is the Knicks, odds are it is a home game) a team that just recently kicked their ass. How they handle the Raptors tonight at home could be huge in determining how good this team is. Let’s hope that they come back and take some revenge on that blowout loss! 10-7 would be pretty damn sweet! Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.22)

[ESPN] Rumor Central: Ron Baker to return soon? (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:04:55 AM) New York Knicks guard Ron Baker has been unavailable to coach Jeff Hornacek since the third game this season because of a sore left shoulder. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Knicks prepare for the Raptors (Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:14:28 AM) [SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway Jr. plays through ‘intense soreness’ in left foot Monday (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:59:00 AM) Tim Hardaway Jr. took one for the team as he played through his “intense soreness” in his left foot last night against the Clippers. [SNY Knicks] Flu-like …continue reading