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Knicks Morning News (2017.11.17)

[NYDN] Enes Kanter brags to ‘Dictator Erdogan’ while flying to Toronto (Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:10:56 PM) Enes Kanter is cleared for international travel and he’s flaunting it to the person who tried to take that freedom away. [NYPost] Knicks’ good start can be traced to this surprising upgrade (Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:58:59 PM) Yes, the Knicks rallied and beat Utah by cramming 29 points into the fourth quarter Wednesday with 14 from Tim Hardaway Jr. And yes, it was the fifth time, fourth time in six games, this season the offense rallied from a double-digit deficit to win. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.16)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Remember When the Warriors Were Awful? These Guys Had a Front-Row Seat. (Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:00:22 AM) Before Golden State rose to the pinnacle of the N.B.A., members of the franchise’s broadcast crew gave themselves pep talks through many wretched seasons. [NYTimes] Knicks 106, Jazz 101: Tim Hardaway Jr. Seals Knicks’ Comeback Win Over Jazz (Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:31:31 AM) Hardaway hit a 3-pointer with 32.9 seconds left to help the Knicks complete a second-half rally. [NYTimes] With the Liberty for Sale, What’s Next for Isiah Thomas? (Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:13:13 AM) In …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.15)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ Enes Kanter defending his teammates and the rim (Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:49:52 PM) LeBron James took a parting shot at the Knicks on Tuesday morning. And once again, Knicks center Enes Kanter stepped up to reject it. [NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. proving he’s worth $71 million to Knicks (Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:21:23 PM) The Knicks could’ve done worse with their cap space last July. If Phil Jackson were still around, he would have been spent it all on aging point guard George Hill to run the triangle. Instead, acting general manager Steve Mills, before his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.14)

[NY Newsday] Tricky LeBron James got into Knicks’ heads (Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:28:58 AM) Don’t believe him. LeBron James knew exactly what he was doing. [NY Newsday] Knicks run up big lead over Cavaliers, then collapse (Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:49:45 AM) LeBron James nudged the Knicks with a comment and was pushed by Frank Ntilikina in the first quarter. But when the game was on the line, James pushed hardest and the Knicks crumbled. [NY Newsday] Enes Kanter again shows Frank Ntilikina he has his back (Tuesday, November 14, 2017 12:00:00 AM) Enes Kanter wanted to send a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.13)

[NYPost] MSG flushes integrity, credibility down toilet with DraftKings deal (Sunday, November 12, 2017 9:00:26 PM) Permit me to draw your attention to something you should ignore: Tonight, as the Knicks play Cleveland on MSG Network, MSG+ will show the game as previewed in a news release, headlined, “DraftKings and MSG Partner For First Ever Live Fantasy Infused Broadcast.” How will this benefit viewers? It won’t. It’s designed to benefit the… [NYPost] Knick star helps 5th grader get elected as class president (Sunday, November 12, 2017 5:59:31 PM) A 10-year-old Queens boy was a slam-dunk for class president thanks to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.12)

[SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Bernard King on upbringing, new book (Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:30:24 AM) [SNY Knicks] LeBron James says Dennis Smith Jr. ‘should be a Knick’ (Saturday, November 11, 2017 11:47:20 PM) LeBron James of the Cavaliers said Maverics Rookie Dennis Smith Jr. “should be a Knick,” reports Tim MacMahon of ESPN. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis shines in return as Knicks beat Kings 118-91 (Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:14:14 PM) NEW YORK (AP) Kristaps Porzingis returned after a one-game absence to score 34 points, Courtney Lee added 20, and the New York Knicks beat the Sacramento Kings 118-91 on …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.11)

[NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis expected to play Saturday night vs. Kings (Friday, November 10, 2017 7:28:01 PM) Coach Jeff Hornacek said on Friday that he expects Kristaps Porzingis to play on Saturday night when the Knicks host the Kings at Madison Square Garden. [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah back with Knicks on Monday after PED ban ends (Friday, November 10, 2017 7:13:29 PM) Joakim Noah will return to the Knicks’ active roster on Monday as a 20-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs that began last season comes to an end. The veteran center will have missed the Knicks’ first 12 games …continue reading