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Thursday, January 19, 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 (2017.01.05)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks lose to Bucks at the buzzer (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 10:10:55 PM) The Knicks lost to the Bucks on Wednesday night, 105-104. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Bucks (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 6:16:16 PM) The Knicks host the Bucks at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday night. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis to sit out Wednesday night with sore Achilles (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 5:56:48 PM) Kristaps Porzingis is officially out for Wednesday night’s game against the Bucks, the team announced. [SNY Knicks] Playing Kuzminskas more could provide boost to Knicks (Wednesday, January 04, 2017 11:30:35 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.04)

[SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Are the Knicks capable of improving their defense? (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 11:30:23 PM) [SNY Knicks] Three issues facing the Knicks: Defense, the rotation, and Melo’s rhythm (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 6:00:59 PM) An inability to hold their own against the more competitive teams in the league has been a glaring weakness for the Knicks all season long. [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ injury woes factoring into defensive struggles (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 3:15:53 PM) I agree with Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek, who when asked repeatedly Monday night about the team’s effort laughed off the idea that …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.03)

[ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks News: Poor defense remains a major issue (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 4:44:08 AM) Tuesday’s Knicks News: Poor defense remains a major issue [ESPN] Hornacek up in arms over Knicks’ defense (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 12:08:31 AM) Hornacek up in arms over Knicks’ defense [ESPN] Porzingis (Achilles) out, Melo in for Knicks (Monday, January 02, 2017 6:34:32 PM) Porzingis (Achilles) out, Melo in for Knicks [NY Newsday] Knicks have no defense for fifth loss in row (Tuesday, January 03, 2017 12:24:02 AM) Jeff Hornacek’s challenge for all-out effort fell on deaf ears as the Knicks let the Orlando …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.02)

[NYTimes] Keeping Score: James Harden Has a Game Worthy of Wilt Chamberlain (Monday, January 02, 2017 12:27:09 AM) The Houston Rocket star recorded a remarkable triple-double and had a hand in 95 of the Rockets’ 129 points Saturday — a scoring impact second only to Chamberlain. [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: In Navajo Nation, a Basketball Elder Earns Respect (Monday, January 02, 2017 1:41:33 AM) In a place of poverty, social ills and fractured families, Raul Mendoza, 69, coach of the Chinle, Ariz., Wildcats, is a source of quiet strength for his young players. [ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Hornacek seeks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.01)

[NYTimes] Rockets 129, Knicks 122: James Harden Scores 53 as Knicks Drop 4th in a Row (Sunday, January 01, 2017 4:22:45 AM) Harden 53 points, 17 assists and 16 rebounds for his second straight triple-double against the short-handed Knicks. [ESPN] Knicks enter 2017 at a crossroads (Sunday, January 01, 2017 1:32:16 AM) Knicks enter 2017 at a crossroads [ESPN] Sore Achilles sidelines Porzingis vs. Rockets (Saturday, December 31, 2016 7:01:00 PM) Sore Achilles sidelines Porzingis vs. Rockets [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony’s knee injury won’t keep him off court for long (Saturday, December 31, 2016 8:41:32 PM) Anthony’s 19 minutes were defined …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.31)

[NYTimes] Pelicans 104, Knicks 92: Top-Heavy Knicks Are Toppled by New Orleans Pelicans (Saturday, December 31, 2016 5:07:55 AM) Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points, Kristaps Porzingis 21 and Derrick Rose 20, but no other Knicks player reached double-digits. [NY Newsday] Balanced Pelicans leave Knicks frustrated, upset (Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:18:34 AM) NEW ORLEANS — The Knicks are a frustrated team right now. They’re trying not to sound any alarms, but they could be getting close. [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis reacts fiercely to pushy opponents (Friday, December 30, 2016 10:17:05 PM) System.Xml.XmlElement [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony appreciates Jeff Hornacek’s support …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.30)

[NYDN] Hornacek defends Carmelo Anthony, says Sefolosha had it coming (Thursday, December 29, 2016 8:11:45 PM) Jeff Hornacek was adamant Thursday that his star didn’t deserve the ejection and was merely reacting to the mugging from his opponent. [NYDN] Carmelo: Phil’s breakup with Jeanie Buss puts Lakers rumor to bed (Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:31:31 PM) Carmelo Anthony says he never viewed Phil Jackson’s relationship with Jeanie Buss as the conduit for the Zen Master’s escape to the Lakers. [NYTimes] After an N.B.A. Christmas, the Best Games This Week (Thursday, December 29, 2016 5:05:30 PM) The Cleveland Cavaliers edged the …continue reading