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Saturday, December 16, 2017

Author: Mike Kurylo

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

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Knicks Morning News (2017.12.15)

[NYTimes] N.B.A. Gives Referee Monty McCutchen New Job in League Office (Friday, December 15, 2017 4:15:14 AM) As vice president, head of referee development and training, he will mentor and coach referees from the N.B.A., N.B.A. G League and the W.N.B.A. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Live From New York, It Will Be a Struggling Carmelo Anthony (Friday, December 15, 2017 12:32:46 AM) The former Knicks star makes his New York return on Saturday night, and he will arrive here as a member of a Thunder team not doing all that great. [NYPost] The secret to Frank Ntilikina’s newfound success is …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.14)

[NY Newsday] Frank Ntilikina playing fearlessly, meeting challenges head on (Wednesday, December 13, 2017 4:24:49 PM) Jeff Hornacek tried to keep a straight face when he said he didn’t think rookie Frank Ntilikina had some extra juice when he played against the more hyped Lonzo Ball Tuesday night. But no one was buying it. [NY Newsday] Enes Kanter will play through back and hip pain (Wednesday, December 13, 2017 1:59:00 PM) Enes Kanter estimates he’s only “40-50 percent” healthy, but he doesn’t plan on sitting out. [SNY Knicks] Loud Mouths: Is The Garden blooming again? (Wednesday, December 13, 2017 7:07:51 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.13)

[NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis paces Knicks with 37-points in 113-109 win (Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:15:38 PM) The only Big Baller at the Garden was Kristaps Porzingis. Lonzo Ball wasn’t even the best rookie point guard on Tuesday night. [NYDN] Frank Ntilikina stole Lonzo Ball’s thunder when it mattered most (Tuesday, December 12, 2017 7:48:58 PM) The rookie point guard garnering much of the national attention was thriving for the other side. [NYDN] Amar’e Stoudemire returns to MSG, lights Hanukkah menorah (Tuesday, December 12, 2017 7:27:36 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire hadn’t attended an NBA game this season. [NYDN] Lakers coach Luke Walton …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.12)

[NY Newsday] Ron Baker responds when Jeff Hornacek calls his number (Monday, December 11, 2017 7:52:53 PM) Ron Baker couldn’t help but smile as he stood in front of his locker Sunday night. The Knicks guard was tired and sore and happier than he’s been in a long time. [SNY Knicks] Amar’e Stoudemire to light a ceremonial menorah at MSG Tuesday (Monday, December 11, 2017 5:30:20 PM) Former Knicks C Amar’e Stoudemire will be the man to light a cermonial menorah at Madison Square Garden before Tuesday’s contest against the Lakers [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Knicks front office says tanking isn’t …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.11)

[SNY Knicks] Porzingis, McDermott carry Knicks to 111-107 win over Hawks (Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:04:29 PM) Kristaps Porzingis scored 30 points, Doug McDermott added 23 and the New York Knicks held on late to beat the Atlanta Hawks, 111-107, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Knicks road woes continue in loss to NBA-worst Bulls Saturday (Sunday, December 10, 2017 10:27:32 AM) After a surprising loss to the NBA-worst Bulls Saturday night, head coach Jeff Hornacek couldn’t hold in his frustration after the game. [NYPost] Knicks can’t stop raving about Enes Kanter’s dedication (Sunday, December 10, 2017 9:37:40 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.10)

[NYDN] Knicks GM Scott Perry says he won’t buy out Joakim Noah (Saturday, December 09, 2017 8:38:12 PM) Knicks GM Scott Perry isn’t ready to end Noah’s days in New York just yet. [NYDN] Knicks’ late run not enough, fall to the lowly Bulls, 104-102 (Saturday, December 09, 2017 5:29:21 PM) The Knicks once again struggled on the road, losing to the Bulls in Chicago. [NYDN] Jalen Brunson, Villanova PG, checks off plenty on JVG’s criteria (Saturday, December 09, 2017 2:49:02 PM) Rick Brunson admits his son Jalen is more talented than he ever was. [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek loses his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.09)

[NYPost] Frank Ntilikina is confused on how he can best help Knicks (Friday, December 08, 2017 10:32:35 PM) Frank Ntilikina can impact a game in several ways, but right now the rookie doesn’t know how he should. Following a promising start to the season, the 19-year-old point guard’s production has slipped in nearly every category. Through 21 games, Ntilikina ranks second to last on the team in field-goal percentage (33.6), and since registering… [NYPost] Porzingis gets his shot against rookie who almost replaced him (Friday, December 08, 2017 12:25:37 PM) Kristaps Porzingis can laugh about it now. The always-baffling prospect …continue reading