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Monday, August 21, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.21)

[NYDN] Blake Griffin says more likely LeBron signs with Knicks than L.A. (Sunday, August 20, 2017 9:14:46 PM) The last few years the Knicks have been a dysfunctional mess of a franchise. But their dream may soon be a reality. [NYPost] Blake Griffin drops hints: Could LeBron wind up a Knick? (Sunday, August 20, 2017 4:45:31 PM) From Kyrie Irving listing New York in his out-of-the-blue trade request to Carmelo Anthony winning his stand-off with Phil Jackson, the last couple months arguably have provided the most excitement Knicks fans have had in years. Still, the greatest offseason drama might be …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.20)

[NYDN] Knicks’ Joakim Noah fighting to earn trust back after PED bust (Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:03:41 PM) A humbled Joakim Noah understands that the drug suspension compromised his ability to lead in the locker room. [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah vows he will bounce back this season (Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:04:44 PM) Knicks C Joakim Noah understands his mistakes and is ready to have a bounce back season in 2017, per The Post’s Marc Berman. [SNY Knicks] Michael Beasley calls himself ‘walking bucket,’ demands more respect (Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:15:15 AM) The Knicks’ newest pickup, SF Michael Beasley, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.19)

[NYPost] Tim Hardaway’s second Knicks act excites one team exec (Friday, August 18, 2017 4:08:38 PM) Allan Houston is excited to see what Tim Hardaway Jr. can do during his first year of his big contract with the Knicks. Houston, the Knicks’ assistant general manager and a former guard who played for the team, was at Hofstra University on Friday working with his youth program, FISLL, which stands for faith, integrity,… [NYPost] ‘Walking bucket’ Beasley is tired of not getting enough respect (Friday, August 18, 2017 12:37:39 PM) Michael Beasley is hardly lacking bragadoccio these days. He calls himself “a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.18)

[NYDN] Nigel Hayes signs contract with Knicks (Thursday, August 17, 2017 5:38:20 PM) The Knicks have signed Nigel Hayes to a partially guaranteed contract, according to ESPN. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: J.R. Smith on Carmelo Anthony saga (Friday, August 18, 2017 1:18:29 AM) [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign Nigel Hayes to partially-guaranteed contract (Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:49:24 PM) Former Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes signed a partially-guaranteed contract with the Knicks, sources told ESPN and the New York Daily News. [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks unwilling to do deal Kristaps Porzingis in potential Kyrie Irving trade (Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:50:35 AM) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.17)

[SNY Knicks] Porzingis ‘primary target’ for Cavaliers in potential Kyrie Irving trade (Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:55:28 AM) While Irving “very badly” wants to become a Knick, New York has so far been unwilling to trade Porzingis in a deal for Irving. [NYPost] Kevin Durant disses Knicks, NYC hoops while in town (Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:38:03 PM) Kevin Durant is probably going to get booed at Madison Square Garden next season. Sure, that probably happens any time the most recent NBA Finals MVP shows up at the Garden in a visiting uniform. But Durant likely earned some extra vitriol …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.16)

[NYDN] If Cavs call about Porzingis, Knicks need to hang up the phone (Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:21:08 PM) If or when the Cavaliers call about Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks should respond with an oldie. [NYDN] Make-or-break season for Knicks coach with David Blatt looming (Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:18:15 PM) It’s been a rough week for Jeff Hornacek, starting with David Blatt declaring his desire to eventually return to the NBA. [NYTimes] The Knick Who’s Barely 19: Ntilikina Is ‘Enjoying the Moment’ (Tuesday, August 15, 2017 9:02:42 AM) Frank Ntilikina, the 19-year-old from France, is girding for his first …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.15)

[NYDN] Knicks national TV appearances cut by 64 percent this season (Monday, August 14, 2017 8:57:12 PM) The national audience won’t get much exposure to the Knicks. And that’s probably a good thing. [NY Newsday] See the Knicks’ entire 2017-18 schedule (Monday, August 14, 2017 7:56:00 PM) Here’s a look at the Knicks’ schedule for the 2017-18 NBA season. (All Times Eastern) [SNY Knicks] Knicks release 2017-18 schedule (Monday, August 14, 2017 6:10:36 PM) The New York Knicks released their official 2017-18 regular-season schedule on Monday, which includes their home opener on Oct. 21 against the Detroit Pistons and a …continue reading