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2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Bulls

Tonight will be a fascinating game. The Knicks have been really poor on the road, but they’re still a good deal better, overall, than the Bulls. However, the Bulls are playing extremely well since Nikola Mirotic has returned and basically said, “Eff y’all for taking Bobby Portis’ side in our fight. I’m going to play out of my mind and show you that I’m awesome.” I find it a bit odd that they’re doing so well, since so many of their players are still not particularly good, but hey, maybe it’s a synergy-type thing? Anyhow, since the Knicks own the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.27)

[NYTimes] The Fantastical Adventures of Fabulous Flournoy (Tuesday, December 26, 2017 7:21:47 PM) He is the beating heart of British basketball and his journey has taken him from the Bronx to Buckingham Palace. And, at 44, he is still going. “In his mind, age doesn’t apply.” [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Who’s Fresher Than the Warriors? (Tuesday, December 26, 2017 2:38:30 PM) The outcome of the Christmas Day showdown with the Cavaliers was an apt reminder that the Warriors remain No. 1. [NYDN] Knicks still don’t have return date for Tim Hardaway Jr. (Tuesday, December 26, 2017 11:16:05 AM) About three …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.26)

[NY Newsday] Enes Kanter downplays big game in losing outcome (Monday, December 25, 2017 10:39:31 PM) Fair warning: If you texted Enes Kanter on Monday to tell him what a great job he did, there is a very high likelihood that he didn’t and won’t get back to you. Don’t be offended. He’s a bottom-line kind of guy. [NY Newsday] Knicks fall to 76ers despite Enes Kanter’s 31 (Monday, December 25, 2017 10:36:54 PM) On paper, the Knicks had almost everything going for them — a raucous Christmas Day crowd in the friendly confines of Madison Square Garden, a 76ers …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.25)

[NYPost] How Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid can ruin Knicks’ holiday (Sunday, December 24, 2017 4:18:20 PM) Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid have played just 86 combined games, but the Knicks have seen enough of the young 76ers duo to know Monday’s matchup won’t be easy. On Christmas Day, the Knicks host Philadelphia at the Garden, with tip-off set for noon. Signs may point to this being a joyous holiday for the… [NYPost] The Knicks’ Process wasn’t supposed to be here yet (Sunday, December 24, 2017 1:01:08 PM) With the Knicks set to host the 76ers on Christmas Day, it …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.24)

[ESPN] () [NYDN] ‘Crazy’ Michael Beasley flourishing with Knicks after bumpy start (Saturday, December 23, 2017 2:13:44 PM) Michael Beasley is either crazy good or plain crazy. It just depends on the day. [NYDN] Knicks host another Christmas showcase but focus remains on road (Saturday, December 23, 2017 11:23:40 AM) The Knicks have posted the most home wins in the NBA, but Friday’s late loss to the Pistons dropped them to just 2-10 outside Manhattan. [SNY Knicks] Stan Van Gundy hints at league helping Knicks with schedule (Saturday, December 23, 2017 10:37:02 AM) Stan Van Gundy is none too pleased …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.23)

[NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis gets his mojo back (Friday, December 22, 2017 10:17:08 PM) DETROIT — After scoring 28 points more than he did a night earlier, Kristaps Porzingis said he knows he’s on the right track. Bouncing back from a his NBA-worst 0-for-11, one-point outing in which he got benched for Michael Beasley in a win over the Celtics on Thursday, Porzingis racked up 19 of his 29… [NYPost] Knicks’ road woes reach new low in brutal late loss to Pistons (Friday, December 22, 2017 4:43:52 PM) DETROIT — Kristaps Porzingis made buckets this time — aplenty. But it wasn’t …continue reading