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Knicks Morning News (2017.11.28)

[ESPN] Porzingis returns; Noah active for first time (Monday, November 27, 2017 6:43:22 PM) While Kristaps Porzingis returned to the Knicks after missing a game with a sore back, the team was again without center Enes Kanter. Joakim Noah was activated for the first time this season and scored 2 points in three minutes. [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s roller-coaster night a true learning experience (Monday, November 27, 2017 7:38:55 PM) Frank Ntilikina managed to wrap a typical rookie season all into one night Monday at the Garden. After shooting 0-for-4 with a turnover in the first half, the Knicks point guard …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.27)

[NYDN] Enes Kanter upset after Twitter mysteriously unverified him (Sunday, November 26, 2017 9:08:17 PM) Enes Kanter is averaging a double-double but apparently that isn’t enough to warrant a blue check mark. [SNY Knicks] Kanter aiming to play Monday night vs. Trail Blazers (Sunday, November 26, 2017 2:26:24 PM) After missing consecutive games, C Enes Kanter is hoping to suit up for the Knicks on Monday when the team hosts the Trall Blazers at Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Michael Beasley shows off scoring skill with Porzingis on the bench (Sunday, November 26, 2017 10:26:11 AM) Knicks F Michael Beasley …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.26)

[NYTimes] Rockets 117, Knicks 102: Knicks Briefly Make Do Without Porzingis, Then Fall Hard Against Houston (Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:40:16 AM) Kristaps Porzingis missed Saturday’s game because of tightness in his lower back, and the Knicks let an early 22-point lead disintegrate. [NY Newsday] Knicks look for success on road (Sunday, November 26, 2017 1:55:00 AM) HOUSTON — It was quiet inside the visiting locker room. Players’ heads were down. Some tried to explain how they gave up a big lead and lost to the NBA’s worst team. [NY Newsday] Minus Kristaps Porzingis and Enes Kanter, Knicks lose to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.25)

[NY Newsday] Knicks squander 17-point lead and fall to Hawks (Saturday, November 25, 2017 1:26:31 AM) ATLANTA — The Knicks already are in the holiday spirit: They gave away a game Friday night that they appeared to be in position to win easily. [NY Newsday] With Enes Kanter hurting, Willy Hernangomez gets more playing time for Knicks (Friday, November 24, 2017 11:57:07 PM) ATLANTA — Enes Kanter took the blame for the Knicks’ 116-104 loss to the Hawks because he was “in the locker room crying like a baby.” [NYTimes] Hawks 116, Knicks 104: Knicks Falter in the Second Half …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.24)

[SNY Knicks] Hornacek’s “explicit” halftime talk impetus behind Knicks’ 28-0 run (Thursday, November 23, 2017 2:52:20 PM) Courtney Lee admitted that he and Jeff Hornacek exchanged words at halftime of the Knicks’ 108-100 win against the Raptors. [SNY Knicks] Warriors’ Kerr defends ex-Knicks president Jackson’s reign (Thursday, November 23, 2017 11:08:36 AM) Though he opted not to coach under him, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr defended ex-Knicks president Phil Jackson’s tenure in New York. [SNY Knicks] Hardaway scores 12 of 38 points in Knicks’ dominant 28-0 run (Thursday, November 23, 2017 8:53:54 AM) Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.23)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ 28-0 run in third quarter makes Raptors extinct (Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:24:56 PM) It was a quarter for the ages. [NY Newsday] Steve Kerr defends Phil Jackson’s disastrous Knicks tenure (Wednesday, November 22, 2017 7:27:56 PM) Steve Kerr, the head coach of the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, almost ended up as Phil Jackson’s first coach with the Knicks. The two are close, and Kerr defended his old Bulls boss for his disastrous Knicks tenure in comments reported by ESPN. [ESPN] ‘Explicit’ halftime talk leads Knicks to historic win against Toronto (Thursday, November 23, 2017 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.22)

[ESPN] Rumor Central: Ron Baker to return soon? (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:04:55 AM) New York Knicks guard Ron Baker has been unavailable to coach Jeff Hornacek since the third game this season because of a sore left shoulder. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Knicks prepare for the Raptors (Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:14:28 AM) [SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway Jr. plays through ‘intense soreness’ in left foot Monday (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:59:00 AM) Tim Hardaway Jr. took one for the team as he played through his “intense soreness” in his left foot last night against the Clippers. [SNY Knicks] Flu-like …continue reading