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Monday, January 21, 2019

Game Thread: New York Knicks at Washington Wizards

Game Thread: New York Knicks at Washington Wizards Start Time: 01/17/2019 15:00:00 Knicks take on Wizards in London without Kanter After several days of sightseeing, charitable events and team dinners, the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards will get down to business Thursday at London’s O2 Arena. [Read more] Pre Game Links: [sportingnews.com] Knicks vs. Wizards: Time, TV channel, how to watch online [cbssports.com] Wizards vs. Knicks odds, line: NBA London picks, top predictions, best bets from proven expert on 22-9 roll [sports.yahoo.com] Knicks take on Wizards in London without Kanter [nypost.com] Two ex-Knicks cross paths in ironic Wizards roster …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.01.17)

[NYDN] Turkish prosecutors seeking arrest warrant for Knicks’ Enes Kanter (Wednesday, January 16, 2019 7:35:00 AM) Knicks center Enes Kanter, accused as a gun-toting terrorist by Turkish prosecutors, quickly slam-dunked the bizarre allegation. “The only thing I terrorize is the rim,” Kanter tweeted Wednesday as authorities in his homeland moved for the hoopster’s extradition to Turkey. The Turkish prosecutors… [Sports Illustrated] Report: Turkey Seeks Arrest Warrant For Knicks Center Enes Kanter (Wednesday, January 16, 2019 9:28:57 AM) Turkish prosecutor seeks extradition and arrest of Knicks center Enes Kanter over alleged terrorism ties. [SNY Knicks] WATCH: Knicks cross The Pond to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.01.16)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks hit London streets before facing Wizards Thursday (Tuesday, January 15, 2019 7:00:40 PM) The Knicks may have caught only a couple hours of sleep on their flight to London Tuesday, but they weren’t thinking about the hotel beds when they landed at 10:30 a.m. They were ready to hit the London streets. [NYTimes] Keeping Score: James Harden, the N.B.A.’s One-Man Band, Hits a High Note (Tuesday, January 15, 2019 3:52:22 PM) Harden’s 57 points against Memphis accounted for more than half of his team’s total helping make up for his lack of a supporting cast. [NYPost] Emmanuel …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.01.15)

[Sports Illustrated] NBA Trade Rumors: Knicks, Bulls Discuss Trade Involving Enes Kanter, Jabari Parker (Monday, January 14, 2019 6:06:48 AM) Get the latest scoops, news and rumors as the NBA trade deadline approaches. [NYDN] Knicks’ darling Zion Williamson has career night but it isn’t enough to save Duke (Monday, January 14, 2019 6:55:00 PM) Knicks’ darling Zion Williamson had a career night two days after getting poked in the eye. But it wasn’t enough to save Duke. Williamson scored a career-best 35 points but was overshadowed by Tyus Battle, who scored a season-high 32 points, and Syracuse used its 2-3 …continue reading

Philadelphia 76ers 108 – New York Knicks 105 – Game Recap

Ah, finally, half a gem of a game. Pretty much all of the first half was as dispirited as they come, with large portions of the first two quarters spent being very bad on the court for a lot of the players. Fizdale changed the starting lineup again, leaving Vonleh as the starting center and inserting Lance Thomas as the starting four. Spoiler alert: they recorded the worst- and second worst-plus/minus of all the players who stepped on the court. I’m not sure why Lance Thomas was called upon to man the four from the start, but alas, I guess …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.01.14)

[Hoops Rumors] New York Notes: Knicks, Nets, Dinwiddie, Irving (Sunday, January 13, 2019 7:46:30 PM) The Knicks aren’t focused on contending this season, but that doesn’t mean that coach David Fizdale doesn’t have concerns about how his young team is playing. As Zach Braziller writes for The New York Post, Fizdale is frustrated with the lack of defense he is seeing on a nightly basis, and with good reason. As Braziller […] [NYDN] Knicks latest loss a microcosm of miserable NY sports status (Sunday, January 13, 2019 12:40:00 PM) It’s a sad day in New York sports when an ‘E-A-G-L-E-S’ chant …continue reading

Post Game: 76ers beat Knicks, 108-105

Potential Links [newsday.com] Carmelo Anthony’s buzzer-beater lifts Knicks over 76ers in thriller Full BoxScore: http://www.nba.com/games/20190113/PHINYK#/boxscore Score by Period: Team 1 2 3 4 TOTAL 76ers 36 30 17 25 108 Knicks 24 26 32 23 105 Four Factors TEAM eFG TOR ORB FTR PHI 0.495 0.138 0.308 0.253 NYK 0.489 0.092 0.138 0.245 Simple Box Score Name min pts fga 3pm ftm or Reb ast stl to blk pf +/- Butler, Jimmy 28:28 16 15 0 2 3 8 2 0 1 0 2 12 Chandler, Wilson 29:59 7 5 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 4 -2 …continue reading