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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 (2016.12.21)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks put three-game skid behind them with 118-111 win against Pacers (Tuesday, December 20, 2016 9:55:51 PM) The Knicks closed out the Pacers with a strong fourth quarter in a 118-111 victory Tuesday night. [SNY Knicks] NBA Insider Stefan Bondy gives his take on the Knicks (Tuesday, December 20, 2016 7:19:59 PM) [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Pacers (Tuesday, December 20, 2016 6:35:54 PM) The Knicks (14-13) welcome the Indiana Pacers (15-14) to Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night. [SNY Knicks] How can the Knicks best utilize Joakim Noah? (Tuesday, December 20, 2016 10:00:08 AM) Heading into …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.20)

[NYTimes] Derrick Rose’s Value to Knicks Shows When He’s Sidelined (Tuesday, December 20, 2016 2:46:39 AM) Although Rose, the 2001 N.B.A. most valuable player, may not be the force he once was, the Knicks’ statistics suffer when he is not on the floor. [NYTimes] Coaching Transition at Syracuse Puts Bumps on Recruiting Trail (Tuesday, December 20, 2016 2:33:05 AM) With Jim Boeheim leaving at the end of this season, Mike Hopkins, the “head coach-designate,” is stepping into a larger role. [NYTimes] An N.B.A. Gift on Christmas: Warriors at Cavaliers (Monday, December 19, 2016 7:19:37 PM) It’s the first meeting between …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.19)

[NYPost] Inside the ‘doppelganger’ bond that found Knicks a point guard (Sunday, December 18, 2016 4:57:09 PM) Ron Baker has a good idea why he’s a Knick and Chasson Randle is in the D-League, lighting it up with Westchester. Coach Jeff Hornacek sees himself in Baker, the undrafted 23-year-old rookie from tiny Scott City, Kansas. As Derrick Rose wallows in back misery, Baker has stepped into the limelight as the Knicks’ backup… [NYPost] The Knicks are starting to admit their Joakim Noah disaster (Sunday, December 18, 2016 8:40:29 AM) Joakim Noah hit the weight room at the Pepsi Center late …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.18)

[NYPost] Carmelo’s ‘must-win’ plea falls on deaf Knicks ears (Saturday, December 17, 2016 6:54:35 PM) DENVER — Carmelo Anthony labeled Saturday night’s game a “must-win’’ as he looked for his first victory in the Mile High City since the 2011 trade that brought him to the Knicks. Apparently, only Anthony regarded the game with such importance as his blunt assessment fell on deaf ears. Despite Anthony’s spry offensive showing, in… [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s back issues aren’t going away (Saturday, December 17, 2016 4:41:28 PM) DENVER — If Derrick Rose continues to be in and out of the lineup with back …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.17)

[SNY Knicks] Anthony says he will play Saturday in Denver; Rose’s status still uncertain (Friday, December 16, 2016 7:26:38 PM) Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony told reporters Friday that he will play against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday. [SNY Knicks] Scout: Knicks’ offense lacks creativity (Friday, December 16, 2016 6:14:12 PM) Despite averaging 104.5 points per game, one scout from an opposing team believes the Knicks could do better offensively, according to Bleacher Report. [SNY Knicks] TheKnicksBlog Podcast: Riding the Roller Coaster (Friday, December 16, 2016 4:45:29 PM) Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton are a bit beat up from this west …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.16)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks put up fight against Warriors without Melo, Rose, but fall 103-90 (Friday, December 16, 2016 1:33:41 AM) Klay Thompson scored 25 points, JaVale McGee added a season-best 17, and the Golden State Warriors put on an another spectacular passing display to beat the undermanned New York Knicks 103-90 on Thursday night. [SNY Knicks] Anthony, Rose out for Thursday’s game against Warriors (Thursday, December 15, 2016 4:05:17 PM) Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony and guard Derrick Rose will both sit for tonight’s game against the Golden State Warriors. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis thinks he can help recruit free agents to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.15)

[NYDN] Knicks won’t enjoy benefit of facing resting stars vs. Warriors (Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:08:11 PM) Unfortunately for the Knicks, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant are all expected to play on Thursday. [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis out for revenge on Draymond Green (Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:54:44 PM) Nobody last season outplayed Kristaps Porzingis quite like Draymond Green. [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis hopes to recruit free agents to Knicks (Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:07:31 PM) Ever since LeBron James uttered “Taking my talents to South Beach,” the NBA has been obsessed and defined by the formation of …continue reading