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Knicks Morning News (2017.03.10)

[NYPost] Sal Alosi: From ex-Jet ‘tripper’ coach to Derrick Rose conditioner (Friday, March 10, 2017 12:12:01 AM) It’s a small world,’’ Sal Alosi chuckled on the phone from Westwood, Calif. on Thursday. On the UCLA campus, Alosi, the former Jets strength and conditioning coach, spent May through August in Westwood working with Knicks point guard Derrick Rose, grinding his body into as good a condition than maybe it ever has been —… [SNY Knicks] TheKnicksBlog Podcast: The Dog Days (Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:50:18 PM) Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton are officially in the dog days of the season as …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.09)

[NY Newsday] Knicks unable to stop onslaught by Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (Wednesday, March 08, 2017 11:55:38 PM) MILWAUKEE — Carmelo Antony says he wants to play six more seasons, but there are times when he plays like he can’t wait for this one to end. [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Derrick Rose not bothered by being benched during game (Wednesday, March 08, 2017 9:42:00 PM) MILWAUKEE — Derrick Rose said he was not upset that he didn’t play at all in the fourth quarter in the Knicks’ win over Orlando Monday night, calling it the coach’s decision. [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony wants …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.08)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ poor season a surprise to Charles Barkley (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 9:49:00 PM) Charles Barkley long has been a skeptic when it comes to the Knicks, but even the TNT analyst expected good things after team president Phil Jackson’s personnel moves last offseason. [NY Newsday] Chasson Randle comes through in Jeff Hornacek’s merit system (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 3:44:13 PM) Jeff Hornacek started undrafted rookie Ron Baker in the backcourt and finished Monday’s game against the Magic with undrafted rookie guard Chasson Randle on the floor. [NYDN] There is a glimmer of hope for the Knicks’ future …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.07)

[SNY Knicks] Anthony-less Knicks rally in fourth quarter to beat Magic, 113-105 (Monday, March 06, 2017 10:09:37 PM) Courtney Lee scored 18 points, Lance Thomas added 17 and the New York Knicks used a big fourth quarter to rally past the Orlando Magic, 113-105 on Monday night. [SNY Knicks] Rose playing through eye issue (Monday, March 06, 2017 9:06:49 PM) New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose is playing through an eye issue after getting elbowed in Sunday’s game and is choosing to not wear protective goggles on the court. [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Was Carmelo Anthony benched after his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.06)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks’ late rally not enough in 112-105 loss to Warriors (Sunday, March 05, 2017 6:41:00 PM) While Derrick Rose scored 28 points, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 as the New York Knicks lost to the Golden State Warriors, 112-105, Sunday at Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah to begin strengthening work on Monday (Sunday, March 05, 2017 2:43:35 PM) Knicks C Joakim Noah said he is walking without a limp and has started the rehabilitation process following last month’s knee surgery, according to Al Iannazzone of Newsday. [NYDN] Knicks shut down noise, nearly Carmelo …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.05)

[NYDN] Knicks can only wish they had problems Warriors do (Saturday, March 04, 2017 8:57:33 PM) The Warriors enter Sunday’s game against the Knicks with a two-game losing streak, something they hadn’t done in 146 games. [NYDN] Knicks coach hits back at Carmelo over his coaching criticism (Saturday, March 04, 2017 8:57:02 PM) Jeff Hornacek directed the criticism towards the players – including Anthony – with a plea to get creative. [NYPost] Knicks coach sees team’s flaws differently than Carmelo does (Saturday, March 04, 2017 6:11:17 PM) Several times throughout the season, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek stressed he knew what …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.04)

[NYDN] Knicks fall to 76ers on final possession, again (Friday, March 03, 2017 8:53:43 PM) A loss for the Knicks. A big victory for their number of Ping Pong balls. [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony doesn’t want to hear about tanking (Friday, March 03, 2017 8:43:43 AM) Carmelo Anthony is longing for the playoffs. [NYPost] Why tanking isn’t a full-proof strategy for Knicks: Exhibit A (Friday, March 03, 2017 10:37:46 PM) PHILADELPHIA — There is a segment of NBA followers who believe the fastest way to rebuild the Knicks is to tank the rest of this frustrating season to improve their chances …continue reading