[ESPN] Jeff Hornacek: Triangle offense ‘probably’ was a turnoff for free agents last summer (Friday, March 30, 2018 5:20:12 PM) The Knicks coach acknowledged on Friday what seemed obvious last summer: Last year’s free agents were likely wary of the team because of the triangle. [NYDN] For Knicks, the future is always brighter than the present (Friday, March 30, 2018 9:40:46 PM) The Knicks sit on the precipice of unfortunate history. [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek: Triangle didn’t square with attracting talent to Knicks (Friday, March 30, 2018 8:02:00 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks should have an easier time attracting …continue reading
[NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. appreciates Jeff Hornacek let him call a play (Thursday, March 29, 2018 9:12:25 PM) Tim Hardaway Jr. says his chance to draw up a play with a clipboard in the fourth quarter of a one-point game at Charlotte on Monday was genuine boost to his relationship with Jeff Hornacek. Nobody knows exactly what transpired to prompt Hornacek to spontaneously hand over the clipboard to the Knicks swingman, but Hardaway… [NYPost] Emmanuel Mudiay’s demotion is just what he needed (Thursday, March 29, 2018 11:13:09 AM) Leave it to Walt Frazier to paint it most properly in Philadelphia. …continue reading
[NYPost] Enes Kanter guts it out after taking hard hit by countryman (Wednesday, March 28, 2018 8:34:05 PM) PHILADELPHIA — Enes Kanter could barely walk in the visitor’s locker room after Wednesday’s 118-101 Knicks loss to the 76ers still racked with back pain after a hard fall. He hobbled down the hallway for X-rays that were negative, but he still plans to see a back specialist in New York. It was as tough… [NYPost] Knicks show just how far away they are from the 76ers’ level (Wednesday, March 28, 2018 5:46:23 PM) PHILADELPHIA — Everything has changed at Wells Fargo …continue reading
Why are they playing so many darn games in so few days? Let’s go, Nick Van Exel!
[NYDN] Jeff Hornacek likely doomed due to relationship with team (Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:16:31 PM) Jeff Van Gundy: “if they can’t get you on results they’ll get you on relationships.” [NYTimes] Dirk Nowitzki Plans to Play for Mavericks Next Season (Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:20:29 PM) “I feel great,” Nowitzki said. “I’ve only missed one game all season. I signed a two-year contract because I wanted to play two more years. And here we are.” [SNY Knicks] Enes Kanter hopes new agent can help on and off the court (Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:20:36 AM) Knicks C Enes Kanter …continue reading
From Marc Berman, who sure seemed to have a direct line to Steve Mills back during Phil’s tenure with the Knicks (as Berman went from being over-the-top in his praise of Jackson to eventually picking away at Jackson constantly, right in line with Mills’ growing dissatisfaction with Phil): As Hornacek’s Knicks stint winds down to perhaps its final seven games, players may be displaying a level of rebellion that could be expected when led by a coach they know may not be back next season. The feeling around the league is Hornacek won’t be brought back by Steve Mills and …continue reading
[NYDN] Hornacek (briefly) hands over coaching duties to Tim Hardaway Jr. (Monday, March 26, 2018 6:43:27 PM) Now that these games are meaningless, Jeff Hornacek decided to let somebody else handle his job. [NYDN] Knicks’ Trey Burke coming into his own but future role is unclear (Monday, March 26, 2018 5:32:04 PM) It’s one thing to look like Allen Iverson, and it’s quite another to play like the former MVP. [NYDN] Kanter to hire agent after endorsement talks break down (Monday, March 26, 2018 3:38:46 PM) Enes Kanter said he’s close to hiring power agent Mark Bartelstein, [NY Newsday] Trey …continue reading