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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 (2017.02.02)

[NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks bench key comeback win over Nets (Thursday, February 02, 2017 12:17:54 AM) On paper, it will go down as a win against the worst team in the league — a come-from-behind effort sparked by Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks bench. In reality, it was a frantic effort to avoid complete humiliation at the hands of the Brooklyn Nets, who spent three quarters running circles around their floundering big brothers. [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis returns from illness to rally Knicks (Wednesday, February 01, 2017 11:41:41 PM) Kristaps Porzingis was back from his bout with a stomach …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.01)

[NYTimes] Fed Up, LeBron James Fires Back at Charles Barkley (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:36:44 PM) After the latest criticisms from Barkley on TNT, the Cavaliers All-Star defended his legacy and called Barkley “a hater.” [NYTimes] Wizards 117, Knicks 101: Wizards Clamp Down, Ending Tough Month for Knicks (Wednesday, February 01, 2017 4:54:06 AM) Bradley Beal had 28 points for Washington, which won for the 11th time in 13 games to move into a tie for first in the Southeast Division. [NYTimes] Why Not EuroKnicks? For Struggling Team, Hope From Abroad (Wednesday, February 01, 2017 1:23:28 AM) The Knicks were …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.31)

[NYDN] Derek Fisher is right about Phil Jackson and this year’s Knicks (Monday, January 30, 2017 7:12:11 PM) The initial reaction is to dismiss Derek Fisher’s comments as bitter and vindictive. [NYDN] Fisher: We didn’t know exactly what we were doing with Knicks (Monday, January 30, 2017 9:26:48 AM) With nearly a year to reflect on what went wrong with the Knicks, Derek Fisher has the answer. [SNY Knicks] NBA two-minute report: Anthony fouled on last-second shot vs. Hawks (Monday, January 30, 2017 7:41:00 PM) A foul should have been called on the Atlanta Hawks’ Paul Millsap on Carmelo Anthony’s …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.30)

[NYTimes] Why Not EuroKnicks? For Struggling Team, Hope From Abroad (Monday, January 30, 2017 5:01:21 AM) The Knicks were slower than most in seeking international talent, but the arrival of Mindaugas Kuzminskas and others has offered a chance at a new identity. [NYTimes] Hawks 142, Knicks 139 | Four Overtimes: Knicks Delay What Has Become the Inevitable, Losing After Four Overtimes (Monday, January 30, 2017 3:23:42 AM) The Knicks led the Hawks, 139-136, in the fourth overtime, but Carmelo Anthony’s season-high 45 points could not save them in the end. [NYDN] Knicks’ Derrick Rose out against Hawks with ankle injury …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.29)

[NYDN] Porzingis aims for a more aggressive approach to his offense (Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:43:43 PM) Kristaps Porzingis appears to be finding his stroke just when the Knicks need it most. [NYDN] Knicks know only winning games will change the conversation (Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:42:48 PM) It’s only fitting that the Knicks’ grueling January will conclude with two road contests against Eastern Conference playoff teams. [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony has done much more for Knicks than Phil Jackson (Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:48:14 PM) Anthony was the star of the one truly good thing that has happened to the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.28)

[NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony says daily trade rumors, media reports can be ‘mentally draining’ (Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:42:15 AM) Not all that long ago, Carmelo Anthony was the king of the New York basketball world. He was a perennial All-Star, the centerpiece of the Knicks’ most recent rebuild and one of three players in the NBA with an ironclad no-trade clause. [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis lead Knicks past Hornets (Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:03:28 AM) [SNY Knicks] Strong fourth quarter propels Knicks to win over Hornets (Friday, January 27, 2017 10:07:44 PM) Carmelo Anthony shook off some …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.01.27)

[NYTimes] Russell Westbrook Tops List of 14 All-Star Reserves Chosen by Coaches (Friday, January 27, 2017 3:56:28 AM) Westbrook, the N.B.A.’s leading scorer, will join his former Thunder teammate Kevin Durant on the West team, while Gordon Hayward, DeAndre Jordan and Kemba Walker will make their All-Star debuts. [NYTimes] Rajon Rondo Rips Teammates: ‘My Vets Would Never Go to the Media’ (Friday, January 27, 2017 3:37:46 AM) Rondo, the Chicago Bulls guard, fired back at Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler in an Instagram post the day after they had criticized younger members of the team. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Carmelo …continue reading