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Monday, February 20, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.13)

[NYTimes] Latrell Sprewell Visits. Minds Boggle. Knicks Win. (Monday, February 13, 2017 1:34:17 AM) The Knicks beat the Spurs, 94-90, but they created more double takes at Madison Square Garden off the court as the former star Latrell Sprewell and other ex-Knicks sat with the owner, James L. Dolan. [NYTimes] Knicks 94, Spurs 90: Knicks End Four-Game Skid With Uplifting Win Over Spurs (Monday, February 13, 2017 3:23:20 AM) After dropping four straight, all at home, and battling through more off-court tumult, the Knicks stepped up their defense in an encouraging victory over formidable San Antonio. [NY Newsday] Latrell Sprewell …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.12)

[NYPost] Knicks veteran set to return and is looking to bolster defense (Saturday, February 11, 2017 6:53:08 PM) The headaches are gone — at least for Knicks forward Lance Thomas, who is expected to return Sunday against the Spurs at the Garden. Thomas has missed the last 14 games with a fractured right orbital bone. While working his way back, he experienced headaches that sent him to a specialist. Now the biggest headache… [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek made Knicks painfully relive their horror show (Saturday, February 11, 2017 5:45:50 PM) One day after coach Jeff Hornacek lambasted the defense — or …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.11)

[SNY Knicks] Hornacek: Knicks ‘should be embarrassed’ for poor defensive effort (Friday, February 10, 2017 11:54:48 PM) Following the Knicks’ loss to the Nuggets on Friday night, head coach Jeff Hornacek was displeased by the way his team, namely the starters, played defensively. [SNY Knicks] Knicks drop fourth straight as defense struggles to contain Nuggets (Friday, February 10, 2017 9:54:40 PM) The Knicks fell to the Nuggets on Friday night for their fourth consecutive loss. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Nuggets (Friday, February 10, 2017 6:19:18 PM) The Knicks look to get back in the win column in a …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Nuggets

The Knicks host the Nuggets tonight in a game that is very important for the tank, as the Nuggets are just ahead of the Knicks and a bunch of Nuggets are out tonight. Let’s hope that the Knicks can pull out the loss! Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.10)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: For Charles Oakley and Knicks, a Long-Simmering Feud Boils Over (Friday, February 10, 2017 1:53:11 AM) Oakley, a former enforcer who played 10 seasons in New York, and the team owner James L. Dolan had a rocky relationship even before Oakley was arrested. [NYTimes] Phil Jackson’s Latest Twitter Message: Peace (Friday, February 10, 2017 2:50:10 AM) Two days after signaling his approval of an article critical of Carmelo Anthony, and a day after Charles Oakley’s ejection at the Garden, Jackson weighed in again. [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: More coverage of the Oakley situation (Friday, February 10, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.09)

[ESPN] Thursday’s Knicks News: An embarrassing night for the Knicks (Thursday, February 09, 2017 5:05:08 AM) Thursday’s Knicks News: An embarrassing night for the Knicks [ESPN] New York Knicks’ circus keeps finding new ways to amaze (Thursday, February 09, 2017 2:25:55 AM) New York Knicks’ circus keeps finding new ways to amaze [NYDN] SEE IT: Charles Oakley arrested after fighting in stands at MSG (Wednesday, February 08, 2017 9:52:15 PM) The Knicks’ problems are now stretching to retired players. [NYDN] Charles Oakley’s Knicks years (Wednesday, February 08, 2017 9:37:04 PM) A look at Charles Oakley during his time with the …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Clippers

Well, you certainly can’t say that the Knicks are not an interesting team to follow, at the very least. The Los Angeles Clippers come to MSG tonight as the Knicks are in the midst of some turmoil surrounding whether or not Carmelo Anthony plans on exercising his no trade clause or not. I joked the other day that Melo exercising his no trade clause is like the villain in a horror film. Until he literally does so, don’t believe it’s done. It might look like it’s done, but until it is actually done, beware! But yeah, weird game tonight. Jeff …continue reading