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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 (2016.11.10)

[NYTimes] Knicks 110, Nets 96: ‘Embarrassed’ Knicks Roll Past the Nets in the Second Half (Thursday, November 10, 2016 4:58:33 AM) Behind at halftime to the struggling Nets, the Knicks employed an offensive surge by Carmelo Anthony and a new defensive mind-set to win at the Garden. [NYTimes] Carmelo Anthony and Others in the N.B.A. Try to Explain the Election (Thursday, November 10, 2016 6:01:58 AM) Anthony was joined by LeBron James, Steve Kerr and others around the league in expressing their disappointment over the election of Donald J. Trump. [NYTimes] An Unusual Sight in Miami: Dwyane Wade in a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.09)

[NYDN] Knicks’ dysfunction under Phil Jackson continues (Tuesday, November 08, 2016 2:39:57 PM) Only in Knicks bizarro land does this make sense. [NYDN] Kurt Rambis to coach Knicks defense, gets a lukewarm endorsement (Tuesday, November 08, 2016 10:44:52 AM) The Knicks addressed their defensive problems by putting their triangle expert in charge. [NYDN] Van Gundy: Triangle talk distracts from terrible Knicks defense (Tuesday, November 08, 2016 9:27:40 AM) The triangle is simply distractions to what is really responsible for the Knicks’ stumbling start. [ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Dysfunction under Phil Jackson continues (Wednesday, November 09, 2016 5:43:32 AM) Wednesday’s Knicks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.08)

[NYDN] Knicks need defensive specialist while Hornacek molds triangle (Monday, November 07, 2016 3:55:16 PM) The combination of the triangle and the defense has resulted in a 2-4 start and the need for Hornacek to start making drastic changes. [NYPost] Chasson Randle won’t let brutal fracture prevent Knicks return (Monday, November 07, 2016 7:36:06 PM) Point guard Chasson Randle didn’t think it was anything after taking an elbow to the face from Lou Amundson during the Knicks training-camp scrimmage Oct. 14. “No I didn’t,” Randle told The Post on Monday. “I felt a little bit of pain. But I took …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.07)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks start fast, finish slow in 114-109 loss to Jazz (Sunday, November 06, 2016 10:00:49 PM) The Knicks run out of gas after a 30-point first quarter in a loss to the Jazz Sunday. [SNY Knicks] TD’s 3 Keys vs. the Utah Jazz (Sunday, November 06, 2016 10:58:15 AM) Here are the three keys for the Knicks against the Utah Jazz… [SNY Knicks] Thomas, Jennings need to help shore up Knicks’ bench (Sunday, November 06, 2016 10:38:16 AM) Lance Thomas has the potential to serve as a long-range threat and help space the floor, but such an ability …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.06)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks set to sign Randle when rehab stint ends (Saturday, November 05, 2016 10:31:38 PM) The Knicks are set to sign rookie guard Chasson Randle to the 15-man roster when he’s back in shape after rehabbing from a fractured orbital bone [SNY Knicks] Hornacek’s rotation gamble leads to big win for Knicks (Saturday, November 05, 2016 5:02:28 PM) Jeff Hornacek’s gamble pays off for the Knicks on Friday night against the Bulls. [SNY Knicks] TheKnicksBlog Podcast: There’s No D in Knicks (Saturday, November 05, 2016 5:29:30 PM) Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton aren’t in a particularly good mood …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.05)

[NYPost] Derrick Rose silences the haters as Knicks earn big win over Bulls (Friday, November 04, 2016 6:53:10 PM) CHICAGO — Boo this! Derrick Rose, the Chicago basketball icon, received more jeers than cheers during pregame introductions, but he and Joakim Noah made triumphant returns to United Center in terrific outings. As a result, the Knicks entered a train wreck and came out smelling like a rose. Remember that spiffy starting lineup Phil Jackson… [NYPost] Derrick Rose envisions Knicks ring after whiffing with Bulls (Friday, November 04, 2016 12:24:34 PM) CHICAGO – Derrick Rose said his disappointment over not winning …continue reading

5 Stats To Show The Bright Side of This Knicks’ Season

The Knicks have played poorly thus far in the 2017 season. So to fellow Knick fans who are having a hard time finding the good among their 1-3 record, here are 5 stats to show what is going right. Kyle O’Quinn’s 5.8 blks/36 and 10.1 reb/36. Bryan’s Gibberman’s analysis notwithstanding, O’Quinn’s early season numbers are downright Manute-like. It’s impossible for him to keep up with his current Eatonesque frequency, and he’ll likely settle on half that number as the season progresses. But hey we should enjoy the rate in which he’s turning shots away for now. Carmelo Anthony’s 54.2% ts%. …continue reading