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Monday, March 19, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.18)

[NYTimes] Freshman’s Desperate Shot Saves Michigan at the Buzzer (Sunday, March 18, 2018 7:35:51 AM) Jordan Poole hit a long 3-pointer as time ran out to keep Michigan’s season alive and win it a berth in the Sweet 16. [NYTimes] After Historic Victory, U.M.B.C. Students Look Forward to the Next … Lab (Saturday, March 17, 2018 11:24:49 PM) It wasn’t exactly mass hysteria Saturday on the campus that wins chess championships the way Duke collects basketball ones. The model U.N. team is tough, too. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Lose Now, Win Later? In Sixers, Knicks Have a Role Model (Sunday, …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Hornets

The Knicks host the Charlotte Hornets tonight, one of the few teams in the league who is probably in worse shape than the Knicks. Except they have a good coach, so I dunno. Anyhow, let’s hope that they can pull off another clutch loss! Let’s go, Nick Cannon!

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.17)

[NYPost] Knicks could be planning another PG shakeup (Saturday, March 17, 2018 12:25:39 AM) The Knicks’ starting backcourt situation is up in the air for Saturday’s game against the Hornets. Will Trey Burke finally get his first start? Or will Jarrett Jack resurface? “Kind of everything is on the table,’’ coach Jeff Hornacek said. Indeed, the point-guard derby could face another shakeup. “That’s what we’re trying to figure out:… [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek challenges Knicks as his future hangs in balance (Friday, March 16, 2018 12:26:21 PM) While Enes Kanter continued to lobby for the Knicks to “develop guys in the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.16)

[NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek sounds the ‘charge’ call (Friday, March 16, 2018 12:23:46 AM) Jeff Hornacek criticized the Knicks for not making “game-winning plays” late in their 118-110 loss to the 76ers on Thursday night. They haven’t had much experience with that, given that they’ve won once in the last 44 days. [NY Newsday] Knicks lose big second-half lead in loss to 76ers (Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:47:28 PM) March sadness continued for the Knicks, but not for the fans who want them to lose out to get the highest draft pick possible. [NYPost] Where the Knicks’ most productive work …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.15)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ Craig Robinson in charge of unique developmental program (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:16:26 PM) Craig Robinson has a direct line to a power couple who often share their opinion of the Knicks with him. [ESPN] Obamas rooting for Knicks, thanks to player development chief Craig Robinson (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:55:02 PM) Craig Robinson, brother of Michelle Obama, is leading a unique approach to player development that the Knicks hope pays big dividends. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Lose Now, Win Later? In Sixers, Knicks Have a Role Model (Thursday, March 15, 2018 10:24:25 AM) The long-term absence …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.14)

[NYTimes] A Kristaps Porzingis Appearance Reminds the Knicks of Better Times (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:37:20 AM) The forward is still months away from rejoining the team after undergoing A.C.L. surgery, but he addressed the news media before Tuesday’s game against Dallas. [NYTimes] Ice Cube Fires Big3 League’s Commissioner Amid Scandal (Tuesday, March 13, 2018 9:01:36 PM) Reports that Roger Mason Jr. had been fired as the league’s commissioner were confirmed when he leveled some big accusations against the league‘s founders. [SNY Knicks] Mavs cruise to 110-97 win as Knicks lose eighth straight (Tuesday, March 13, 2018 11:06:06 PM) NEW …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Mavericks

The Knicks host the Mavericks in one of the most dangerous games to the tanks around, as the Mavericks are three games behind/ahead of the Knicks in the tank and losing this game would be huge for the tank. The Nets, meanwhile, are up 18-6 on the Raptors, so maybe this could be a doubly good night! Let’s go, Nick Jonas!