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Monday, March 19, 2018

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 (2018.03.12)

[SNY Knicks] Raptors cruise to 132-106 win over Knicks (Sunday, March 11, 2018 3:59:48 PM) NEW YORK (AP) Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 and the Toronto Raptors kept right on rolling after a big win two nights earlier, beating the New York Knicks 132-106 on Sunday for their season-high eighth straight victory. [NYPost] Knicks’ failed Kyle Lowry trade could have changed everything (Sunday, March 11, 2018 7:49:49 PM) Toronto coach Dwane Casey knew he was in for a fitful sleep that night in December 2013. The Raptors had a deal all set. Kyle Lowry was going …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.11)

[NYPost] Emmanuel Mudiay trying not to think too much on court (Saturday, March 10, 2018 7:11:42 PM) The mind is a terrible thing to use. At least over instinct at times. Take Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and his game in Milwaukee, for example. “Sometimes the aggressiveness plays in, ‘OK I’m just playing rather than thinking,’ ” coach Jeff Hornacek said after a light practice Saturday. “When you think too much that’s… [NYPost] Knicks’ roster instability revealed in these numbers (Saturday, March 10, 2018 3:35:57 PM) Continuity, thy name is … well, anything but Knicks. In yet another season gone …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.10)

[NY Newsday] Knicks fall again while Bucks keep rising (Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:36:31 AM) MILWAUKEE — Talk about rubbing it in. [NY Newsday] Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo: ‘I feel bad’ for Kristaps Porzingis (Friday, March 09, 2018 10:31:12 PM) [SNY Knicks] Knicks drop fifth straight to Bucks, 120-112, on the road (Friday, March 09, 2018 10:45:10 PM) The Knicks dropped a back-and-forth game to the Bucks, 120-112 , in Milwaukee. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Bucks, 8 p.m. (Friday, March 09, 2018 6:30:49 PM) New York has dropped 13 of its last 14 games overall including five in a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.09)

[ESPN] Steve Francis on selling crack, NBA stardom (Thursday, March 08, 2018 5:20:42 PM) Steve Francis details his journey from selling drugs in Washington, D.C., to being the second pick in the NBA draft in a story for The Players’ Tribune. [NY Newsday] NBA is trying to crack down on teams tanking, but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said that term doesn’t apply to them (Thursday, March 08, 2018 9:54:24 PM) System.Xml.XmlElement [SNY Knicks] Hornacek: NBA doesn’t have to worry about Knicks tanking (Thursday, March 08, 2018 8:40:44 PM) Jeff Hornacek insists that the Knicks are still attempting to win games …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.08)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ young guards continue to struggle (Wednesday, March 07, 2018 3:23:58 PM) The Knicks’ three young guards were struggling so badly against Portland Tuesday night that Jeff Hornacek said they were considering bringing in Jarrett Jack. [NYPost] Two Knicks starters have their coach’s back (Wednesday, March 07, 2018 11:08:45 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — Despite a 1-13 stretch, Tim Hardaway Jr. said Jeff Hornacek is still coaching his butt off. It seems to have rubbed off on Hardaway, who’s been the Knicks’ best player by far since the All-Star break, shooting 50 percent and averaging 20.1 points his past …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.07)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ Jeff Hornacek believes he’ll return as coach next season (Wednesday, March 07, 2018 1:45:49 AM) PORTLAND, Ore. — Jeff Hornacek is still pushing the Knicks to win games, and working on things he believes will help them next season — even if next season isn’t guaranteed for him. [NYPost] Enes Kanter could consider opting out of Knicks deal (Tuesday, March 06, 2018 11:23:15 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — Starting center Enes Kanter will reel off a list of reasons why he wants to stay with the Knicks next season. But the Turkish big man won’t say whether it’s …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.06)

[NYPost] Emmanuel Mudiay is still Knicks’ starting point guard with a catch (Monday, March 05, 2018 7:24:38 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — Emmanuel Mudiay is regressing as the new starting point guard but Jeff Hornacek is not ready to bag this audition. Not yet, anyway. Hornacek will continue to keep rookie Frank Ntilikina and Trey Burke coming off the bench, but the Knicks coach added that has no bearing on next season’s starting point-guard… [NYPost] Michael Beasley opens up about what’s wrong with his game (Monday, March 05, 2018 4:11:55 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — Michael Beasley is watching his words carefully …continue reading