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Monthly Archives: January 2018

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Jazz

Rudy Gobert returns for the Jazz tonight as they host the Knicks on national television. That is not a good thing for the Knicks, but hey, this team makes no sense, watch them do really well against the Jazz even with Gobert. Let’s go? Knicks?

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.19)

[SNY Knicks] NBA announces All-Star starters: Kristaps Porzingis falls short (Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:25:57 PM) Kristaps Porzingis fell just on the outside looking in to be an All-Star starter, as LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Joel Embiid were voted ahead of him. [SNY Knicks] Report: Hornacek could be coaching for his job in final 37 games (Thursday, January 18, 2018 5:35:09 PM) According to a report, Jeff Hornacek might be coaching for his job amid ‘whispers’ that Mark Jackson could replace him. [SNY Knicks] Hornacek says bad defense cost Knicks game, not technical foul (Thursday, January 18, 2018 11:53:47 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.18)

[NYTimes] Grizzlies 105, Knicks 99: Grizzlies, Minus Gasol, Still Manage to Beat Knicks (Thursday, January 18, 2018 4:21:50 AM) Tyreke Evans led the way for Memphis as the Grizzlies held off a late surge by the Knicks. The Grizzlies had not won consecutive games since October. [NYTimes] Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green Suspended Over Rockets-Clippers Melee (Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:57:58 AM) Ariza and Green were barred for two games each, but no other players were punished, as a result of a contentious game that included a locker room invasion. [NYTimes] Jo Jo White, Deadeye Shooter for Boston Celtics, Dies …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Grizzlies

The Knicks head to Memphis on the second game of their seven-game/two-week long road trip. Luckily for the Knicks, both Memphis centers, Marc Gasol and Brandon Wright, are out tonight due to illness (I hope it is not Consumption. La bohème let me know that that stuff is dangerous as heck). So this really should be both the first Knick winning streak in quite a while but their first road winning streak period this season. How pathetic is that? This is the Knicks, so you know they’re going to make a run at the #9 seed, so this is likely …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.17)

[NYDN] Hornacek warns Knicks should stop drinking their own Kool Aid (Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:51:57 PM) Jeff Hornacek is in the unenviable position of being the last executive’s hire and the first fall guy if expectations aren’t met. [NYDN] Kanter rejects Hornacek’s reason for gluing him to Knicks bench (Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:50:56 PM) Enes Kanter is still perplexed by his erratic playing time and rejected Jeff Hornacek’s reason for gluing him to the bench. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis has fifth-highest selling jersey in NBA (Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:30:00 PM) Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis checks in at fifth …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.16)

[NY Newsday] Knicks beat Nets for third time this season (Monday, January 15, 2018 9:21:19 PM) If you must go on a seven-game road trip that probably will determine the fate of your season, you might as well start it with all the comforts of home. That is exactly the way it worked out for the Knicks, who treated the Nets’ court as if it were their own living room and, for a change, looked comfortable with a lead, too. [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina has a breakthrough game (Monday, January 15, 2018 8:59:49 PM) Frank Ntilikina acknowledged he had …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Nets

The Great “Oh, We Get To Host the Grammys? Fuck the Knicks, Then!” Road Trip of 2018 begins today with a short trip to Brooklyn for the first MLK Day Game not at the Garden in thirty years. It’s annoying, but hey, I guess hosting the Grammys is a huge get for MSG. If it goes well, though, does that mean that that they’ll skip MLK Day games at the Garden going forward? That would suck. Anyhow, the Knicks host the Nets in a game that would be very helpful for the Knicks to lose, considering draft position, but don’t …continue reading