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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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Knicks Morning News (2018.01.23)

[SNY Knicks] Hornacek: ‘No reason’ to send struggling Ntilikina to G League (Monday, January 22, 2018 7:01:43 PM) Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek dismissed the idea of demoting rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina to G League Westchester after he has been held scoreless two of the past three games. [NYTimes] Milwaukee Bucks, Seeking a Change in Leadership, Fire Jason Kidd (Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:03:25 AM) The underperforming Bucks had recently dropped into the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference playoff standings despite a roster loaded with talent. [NYPost] Knicks are catching angry Warriors at worst possible time (Monday, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.22)

[NY Newsday] Frank Ntilikina again first option at point guard off the bench for Knicks (Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:32:32 PM) LOS ANGELES — Frank Ntilikina went back to being the Knicks’ first point guard off the bench Sunday against the Lakers after getting a quick hook Friday. [NY Newsday] Knicks let their guard down in loss to Lakers (Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:18:42 PM) LOS ANGELES — One day after Tim Hardaway Jr. talked about the Knicks wanting to be a playoff team, they showed how far away they are. [NY Newsday] Enes Kanter has fun on Twitter at …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.21)

[NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr.: No reason Knicks can’t make playoff push (Saturday, January 20, 2018 5:48:10 PM) LOS ANGELES — Jeff Hornacek can talk all he wants about the Knicks organization’s vision that making playoffs is not a priority during this season of development. Tim Hardaway Jr., after being in the dance two straight seasons with Atlanta, wants to be in the playoffs. Coming off his 31-point explosion in Friday’s victory at… [NYPost] Enes Kanter mocks LeBron James after Cavs’ blowout loss (Saturday, January 20, 2018 2:26:05 PM) The Knicks didn’t play the Cavaliers on Saturday, but another chapter was …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.20)

[NYPost] Kemba Walker’s availability is a big conundrum for Knicks fans (Friday, January 19, 2018 9:59:56 PM) This is the dilemma of every Knicks fan with any sense of hope who is always wrestling with an equal appreciation of history: You hear that Kemba Walker is available, that the Charlotte Hornets are thinking of trading the electric guard who cut his basketball teeth in The Bronx, starred at Harlem’s Rice High (RIP,… [NYPost] Knicks nip Jazz as Tim Hardaway dominates in return as a starter (Friday, January 19, 2018 8:29:10 PM) SALT LAKE CITY — Tim Hardaway Jr. returned to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.19)

[SNY Knicks] NBA announces All-Star starters: Kristaps Porzingis falls short (Thursday, January 18, 2018 6:25:57 PM) Kristaps Porzingis fell just on the outside looking in to be an All-Star starter, as LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Joel Embiid were voted ahead of him. [SNY Knicks] Report: Hornacek could be coaching for his job in final 37 games (Thursday, January 18, 2018 5:35:09 PM) According to a report, Jeff Hornacek might be coaching for his job amid ‘whispers’ that Mark Jackson could replace him. [SNY Knicks] Hornacek says bad defense cost Knicks game, not technical foul (Thursday, January 18, 2018 11:53:47 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.18)

[NYTimes] Grizzlies 105, Knicks 99: Grizzlies, Minus Gasol, Still Manage to Beat Knicks (Thursday, January 18, 2018 4:21:50 AM) Tyreke Evans led the way for Memphis as the Grizzlies held off a late surge by the Knicks. The Grizzlies had not won consecutive games since October. [NYTimes] Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green Suspended Over Rockets-Clippers Melee (Thursday, January 18, 2018 2:57:58 AM) Ariza and Green were barred for two games each, but no other players were punished, as a result of a contentious game that included a locker room invasion. [NYTimes] Jo Jo White, Deadeye Shooter for Boston Celtics, Dies …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.17)

[NYDN] Hornacek warns Knicks should stop drinking their own Kool Aid (Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:51:57 PM) Jeff Hornacek is in the unenviable position of being the last executive’s hire and the first fall guy if expectations aren’t met. [NYDN] Kanter rejects Hornacek’s reason for gluing him to Knicks bench (Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:50:56 PM) Enes Kanter is still perplexed by his erratic playing time and rejected Jeff Hornacek’s reason for gluing him to the bench. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis has fifth-highest selling jersey in NBA (Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:30:00 PM) Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis checks in at fifth …continue reading