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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.31)

[SNY Knicks] Porzingis says Knicks needed key road win Saturday night (Saturday, December 30, 2017 11:44:05 PM) Kristaps Porzingis played a key role in the Knicks’ come-from-behind win over the Pelicans on Saturday night, giving the team a much-needed road win to wrap up 2017. [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis’ late effort propels Knicks to 105-103 win on the road (Saturday, December 30, 2017 9:35:56 PM) NEW ORLEANS (AP) Kristaps Porzingis scored 30 points, Jarrett Jack made two free throws to break a tie with 9 seconds remaining and the New York Knicks defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 105-103 on Saturday …continue reading

HoopsHype: No team is shooting or making fewer three-pointers than the Knicks

Good article by Bryan Kalbrosky. Only the Golden State Warriors have a better catch-and-shoot field goal percentage this season. New York is shooting 38.7 percent from downtown when taking catch-and-shoot three-pointers, which ranks Top 5 in the East. But they rank last in the East (16.6) for attempts per game. They have not found a true spot-up shooter on their roster, as they have run this play type (15.3 percent) fewer than any other team in their conference. Last season, this is something they relied on from 6-foot-8 forward Lance Thomas. In fact, most of his offense (53.2 percent frequency) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.30)

[NYDN] Triangle gone but Knicks offense remains bafflingly inefficient (Friday, December 29, 2017 12:22:18 PM) The triangle is gone but Jeff Hornacek‚Äôs offense remains stuck in another era. [NYDN] NY Sports Odds for 2018: The Yankees & a bunch of long shots (Friday, December 29, 2017 7:44:16 AM) The Big Apple fan base went without a title again in 2017. What are the odds that will change in the new year? [NYDN] Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis makes plea for more foul calls (Friday, December 29, 2017 7:05:33 AM) Mired in an ugly shooting slump, Kristaps Porzingis made a public plea …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.29)

[NY Newsday] Knicks lose to Spurs, fall to 2-12 on road (Friday, December 29, 2017 1:05:04 AM) Kristaps Porzingis never got into an offensive rhythm, and he had his share of difficulties on the other end guarding LaMarcus Aldridge. [NY Newsday] Tony Parker thinks Frank Ntilikina has what it takes to be good (Thursday, December 28, 2017 9:40:00 PM) Tony Parker is a fan of Frank Ntilikina’s game. The team in France owned by Parker (ASVEL) played Ntilikina’s (Strasbourg) the previous three years, and Parker saw enough to believe that the rookie point guard will make an impact in the …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Spurs

This teams makes no sense sometimes, so honestly, I wouldn’t be surprised to see them somehow pull off the upset in San Antonio. They have played well here in recent years, winning once and coming one rimmed out three by Calderon from winning again two years ago. Plus, no Kawhi tonight for the Spurs. So, hey, stranger things have happened! Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.28)

[ESPN] Knicks guard Hardaway’s return still unclear (Wednesday, December 27, 2017 12:16:24 PM) Tim Hardaway Jr. has increased his on-court activities but his return to the Knicks lineup is still undetermined. [NY Newsday] Knicks tumble down stretch to another road loss (Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:06:42 AM) The brutal road stretch that started for the Knicks Wednesday night began in brutal fashion with another gut-wrenching loss. [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway making progress but no timetable on return to Knicks (Wednesday, December 27, 2017 7:55:00 PM) Tim Hardaway Jr. hasn’t been cleared for running yet, but he jogged over to the …continue reading