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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.25)

[NYPost] Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for banned substance: report (Friday, March 24, 2017 10:27:35 PM) Now even next season will start badly for maligned center Joakim Noah. Noah, who has been out since late February after knee surgery, will be suspended Saturday by the NBA for 20 games for violating the league’s anti-drug policy, according to a Vertical report. Even though Noah is rehabbing, the suspension reportedly will begin with… [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis as No. 1 option: An ugly work in progress (Friday, March 24, 2017 12:15:22 PM) SAN ANTONIO – Kristaps Porzingis was disappointed but hardly deterred after …continue reading

Joakim Noah Suspended 20 Games for Worst Performance Enhancement Drugs in the World

From The Vertical, the NBA is suspending Joakim Noah 20 games for violating the NBA’s anti-drug policy. According to Woj: Noah tested positive for an over-the-counter supplement that is prohibited under the outgoing Collective Bargaining Agreement, league sources said. Noah, 32, is expected to serve 10 games of the suspension to finish out the 2016-17 regular season and 10 games to start the 2017-18 season, league sources said. The National Basketball Players Association’s investigation concluded that Noah hadn’t “knowingly or willingly” violated the policy and cooperated fully with the league’s probe, league sources said. Hilarious. Dude’s on PEDs, can’t get …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.24)

[NYPost] The Knicks are sure playing like a tanking team (Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:38:35 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — There was no Derrick Rose in the Rose City, nor Carmelo Anthony. Indeed this was Tank City at Moda Center as the Knicks went through the motions of competing Thursday night. They allowed 37 points in the first quarter, trailed by 21 at halftime and predictably fell 110-95 to the hot Trail… [NYPost] Phil Jackson blows off scouting opportunity for Shaq (Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:24:47 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — Phil Jackson stayed in Los Angeles after the Knicks departed, didn’t …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.23)

[NYPost] Knicks and Porzingis blitzed by Jazz’s monster big man (Wednesday, March 22, 2017 9:30:00 PM) SALT LAKE CITY — Knicks coach and Jazz legend Jeff Hornacek badly wanted to spoil his old team’s 20-year reunion party with a victory, and it looked like his current team might pull it off. Then Rudy Gobert happened. Hornacek’s club rocked the Jazz for nearly three quarters before their patented fourth-quarter collapse, combined with… [NYPost] Knicks rookie gets shot despite sandwich gift to Clippers fans (Wednesday, March 22, 2017 5:55:18 PM) SALT LAKE CITY — Knicks rookie center Marshall Plumlee thrilled Clippers fans …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks @ Jazz

It’s funny, as the Knicks have been depressing me more for the next few seasons based just on how amazingly bad they are playing as of late, they at least let me feel better about their direct future, since they are SO bad that any wins would shock me now. Boy, do the Knicks suck. “Ron Baker had an okay game in a blowout after a few shitty games by him, time to get excited!” Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.22)

[ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Fisher knows fight with Barnes hurt his stock with players (Wednesday, March 22, 2017 5:04:09 AM) Wednesday’s Knicks News: Fisher knows fight with Barnes hurt his stock with players [ESPN] Shaq defends triangle, says players stubborn (Tuesday, March 21, 2017 4:58:30 PM) Shaq defends triangle, says players stubborn [ESPN] Bulls dynasty architect Krause dies at 77 (Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:51:01 PM) Bulls dynasty architect Krause dies at 77 [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony: Jeff Hornacek plans to start resting veterans (Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:48:00 PM) Carmelo Anthony was the last Knick to leave the gym …continue reading