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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of KnickerBlogger.net. His book on the 2012 Knicks, "We’ll Always Have Linsanity," is on sale now. Follow him on twitter (@KnickerBlogger).

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Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks

Game Thread: Atlanta Hawks at New York Knicks Start Time: 10/17/2018 19:30:00 Knicks open Fizdale era at home against Hawks NEW YORK — The David Fizdale era kicks off for the New York Knicks on Wednesday night as they open their season with a visit from the Atlanta Hawks at 7:30 p.m. at Madison Square Garden. [Read more] Potential Links [sports.yahoo.com] Knicks open Fizdale era at home against Hawks [empirewritesback.com] New York Knicks: Preseason recap and 2018-19 season outlook [hoopshabit.com] New York Knicks: 3 questions still left unanswered [peachtreehoops.com] Preview: Hawks open regular season with intriguing trip to New York …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.10.17)

[Hoops Rumors] Eastern Notes: Knicks, Carroll, Bulls, Cavs, Howard (Tuesday, October 16, 2018 2:12:17 PM) Trey Burke will be the Knicks‘ starting point guard to open the season, but Frank Ntilikina also earned a job in the starting five, tweets Ian Begley of ESPN.com. Head coach David Fizdale, who indicated in camp that starting jobs would be based on merit, rewarded Ntilikina for his strong fall, and hopes the decision […] [NYDN] Knicks coach David Fizdale explains shocking decision to start Frank Ntilikina at small forward over Kevin Knox (Tuesday, October 16, 2018 10:10:00 PM) For his first real game …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.10.16)

[NYDN] Knicks gamble by letting Kristaps Porzingis become restricted free agent in 2019 (Monday, October 15, 2018 10:10:00 PM) Kristaps Porzingis will hit free agency. The Knicks gambled with their future and did not sign their star Latvian to the five-year, $158 million contract extension by Monday’s deadline, adding pressure on the front office to sign another star in the summer. In an ideal Knicks world – which hasn’t… [NYDN] Knicks exercise third-year option on Frank Ntilikina (Monday, October 15, 2018 9:15:00 AM) Let’s be frank, this isn’t a big surprise. The Knicks announced Monday that the team has exercised …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.10.15)

[NYPost] Courtney Lee knows he may not get to witness Knicks’ end game (Sunday, October 14, 2018 9:28:40 PM) It would be different if Kristaps Porzingis were healthy. It would be different if the Knicks front office took after its predecessors and considered a shortcut to the postseason. But now there is prudence. There is patience. There is a new coach and a young core, pegged by oddsmakers to win the third-fewest games (over/under:… [NYPost] Jeanie Buss: Phil Jackson set himself up to fail with Knicks (Sunday, October 14, 2018 5:40:36 PM) Phil Jackson made plenty of mistakes in three …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.10.14)

[YahooSports] Knicks release Joakim Noah, but don’t count on him joining former Bulls teammates in Minnesota (Saturday, October 13, 2018 7:53:56 PM) Joakim Noah’s rocky tenure with the Knicks came to a close on Saturday, as the team announced that they waived the former Bulls All-Star center. Noah, 33, signed a four-year, $72 million contract with the Knicks in July 2016. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Knicks will use the waive and stretch provision with Noah, taking on a $6.4 million salary cap hit for three seasons starting in 2019-20. [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Ntilikina, Burke, Knox, Cap Room (Saturday, October …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.10.13)

[NYPost] Knicks dragging out rookie’s roster promotion (Saturday, October 13, 2018 12:24:07 AM) David Fizdale said undrafted rookie guard Allonzo Trier’s two-way contract will not be ripped up until, at the earliest, after his 45 days of service is completed on the Knicks roster. Trier still can play, but technically will not be on the 15-man roster when it is set Monday. Trier had a scintillating training camp,… [NYPost] Knox struggles, Hardaway hurts wrist in Knicks’ preseason finale (Friday, October 12, 2018 6:31:33 PM) The Knicks finished their preseason Friday with a Garden loss to the Nets, a 3-2 record, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.10.12)

[Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Ntilikina, Fizdale, Thomas, Baker (Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:51:06 PM) The Knicks are set to give second-year player Frank Ntilikina a major defensive test in their next preseason game on Friday, a home contest against the rival Nets. Ntilikina, who’s known for playing most of his minutes at point guard, will have the chance to guard the power forward position when the two teams clash, […] [NYPost] Knicks call on Chris Bosh for help with talented rookie (Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:46:23 PM) More important than the 30 minutes Kevin Knox played against the Wizards on …continue reading