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Sunday, March 26, 2017

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Knicks Morning News (2017.03.26)

[NYPost] One Knicks bright spot making case for next year (Saturday, March 25, 2017 9:40:19 PM) SAN ANTONIO — Even before Joakim Noah’s drug suspension for taking a banned, over-the-counter, performance-enhancing supplement, Willy Hernangomez had muscled his way into the starting center picture for next season. Now it appears a near certainty. Saturday against the Spurs, Hernangomez had a career-high 24 points on 11-of-16 shooting to go along with 13 rebounds… [NYPost] Knicks’ trip west couldn’t have gone better — four straight losses (Saturday, March 25, 2017 7:13:46 PM) SAN ANTONIO — The Knicks’ western swing ended with another loss, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.25)

[NYPost] Joakim Noah suspended 20 games for banned substance: report (Friday, March 24, 2017 10:27:35 PM) Now even next season will start badly for maligned center Joakim Noah. Noah, who has been out since late February after knee surgery, will be suspended Saturday by the NBA for 20 games for violating the league’s anti-drug policy, according to a Vertical report. Even though Noah is rehabbing, the suspension reportedly will begin with… [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis as No. 1 option: An ugly work in progress (Friday, March 24, 2017 12:15:22 PM) SAN ANTONIO – Kristaps Porzingis was disappointed but hardly deterred after …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.24)

[NYPost] The Knicks are sure playing like a tanking team (Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:38:35 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — There was no Derrick Rose in the Rose City, nor Carmelo Anthony. Indeed this was Tank City at Moda Center as the Knicks went through the motions of competing Thursday night. They allowed 37 points in the first quarter, trailed by 21 at halftime and predictably fell 110-95 to the hot Trail… [NYPost] Phil Jackson blows off scouting opportunity for Shaq (Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:24:47 PM) PORTLAND, Ore. — Phil Jackson stayed in Los Angeles after the Knicks departed, didn’t …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.23)

[NYPost] Knicks and Porzingis blitzed by Jazz’s monster big man (Wednesday, March 22, 2017 9:30:00 PM) SALT LAKE CITY — Knicks coach and Jazz legend Jeff Hornacek badly wanted to spoil his old team’s 20-year reunion party with a victory, and it looked like his current team might pull it off. Then Rudy Gobert happened. Hornacek’s club rocked the Jazz for nearly three quarters before their patented fourth-quarter collapse, combined with… [NYPost] Knicks rookie gets shot despite sandwich gift to Clippers fans (Wednesday, March 22, 2017 5:55:18 PM) SALT LAKE CITY — Knicks rookie center Marshall Plumlee thrilled Clippers fans …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.22)

[ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Fisher knows fight with Barnes hurt his stock with players (Wednesday, March 22, 2017 5:04:09 AM) Wednesday’s Knicks News: Fisher knows fight with Barnes hurt his stock with players [ESPN] Shaq defends triangle, says players stubborn (Tuesday, March 21, 2017 4:58:30 PM) Shaq defends triangle, says players stubborn [ESPN] Bulls dynasty architect Krause dies at 77 (Tuesday, March 21, 2017 2:51:01 PM) Bulls dynasty architect Krause dies at 77 [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony: Jeff Hornacek plans to start resting veterans (Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:48:00 PM) Carmelo Anthony was the last Knick to leave the gym …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.21)

[NY Newsday] Knicks fall to Clippers; Carmelo Anthony takes time to assess his career in New York (Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:46:44 AM) Carmelo Anthony has been doing a lot of thinking about what’s happened and about his future. The Knicks best player appears to believe he’s missing out that he’s not in the playoffs, and sounds like someone who might want a change of scenery. [NYPost] Knicks suffer embarrassing loss in front of all their old coaches (Monday, March 20, 2017 9:17:06 PM) LOS ANGELES – The Clippers didn’t need Carmelo Anthony on their side to look like Western …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.20)

[NYDN] Porzingis blames Knicks’ nightmare season on poor chemistry (Sunday, March 19, 2017 8:41:48 PM) Porzingis was brutally honest in his assessment of the Knicks. [SNY Knicks] Knicks reportedly interested in drafting Ntilikina, Monk (Sunday, March 19, 2017 10:44:31 AM) The Knicks, who could have a top-10 pick in this year’s NBA Draft, are interested in selecting Frank Ntilikina or Malik Monk, reports ESPN New York’s Ian Begley. [NYPost] Two Knicks rookies fans soon will be seeing a lot more of (Sunday, March 19, 2017 9:00:29 PM) LOS ANGELES — It’s soon going to be Mo Time and Marshall Time. …continue reading