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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.13)

[NYPost] MSG flushes integrity, credibility down toilet with DraftKings deal (Sunday, November 12, 2017 9:00:26 PM) Permit me to draw your attention to something you should ignore: Tonight, as the Knicks play Cleveland on MSG Network, MSG+ will show the game as previewed in a news release, headlined, “DraftKings and MSG Partner For First Ever Live Fantasy Infused Broadcast.” How will this benefit viewers? It won’t. It’s designed to benefit the… [NYPost] Knick star helps 5th grader get elected as class president (Sunday, November 12, 2017 5:59:31 PM) A 10-year-old Queens boy was a slam-dunk for class president thanks to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.12)

[SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Bernard King on upbringing, new book (Sunday, November 12, 2017 12:30:24 AM) [SNY Knicks] LeBron James says Dennis Smith Jr. ‘should be a Knick’ (Saturday, November 11, 2017 11:47:20 PM) LeBron James of the Cavaliers said Maverics Rookie Dennis Smith Jr. “should be a Knick,” reports Tim MacMahon of ESPN. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis shines in return as Knicks beat Kings 118-91 (Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:14:14 PM) NEW YORK (AP) Kristaps Porzingis returned after a one-game absence to score 34 points, Courtney Lee added 20, and the New York Knicks beat the Sacramento Kings 118-91 on …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Kings

The Knicks continue their journey through Scott Perry’s former teams tonight as they host the Kings, who have gotten off to a horrendous start to 2017-18. The Knicks have Porzongis back tonight, so they better keep that home cooking going! Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.11)

[NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis expected to play Saturday night vs. Kings (Friday, November 10, 2017 7:28:01 PM) Coach Jeff Hornacek said on Friday that he expects Kristaps Porzingis to play on Saturday night when the Knicks host the Kings at Madison Square Garden. [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah back with Knicks on Monday after PED ban ends (Friday, November 10, 2017 7:13:29 PM) Joakim Noah will return to the Knicks’ active roster on Monday as a 20-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs that began last season comes to an end. The veteran center will have missed the Knicks’ first 12 games …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.10)

[NYTimes] Keeping Score: James Harden Beats LeBron James While Equaling Michael Jordan (Friday, November 10, 2017 10:00:29 AM) In the Rockets’ win over the Cavaliers, Harden became the first player since Jordan in 1989 to have at least 35 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and 5 steals in a game. [NYTimes] At the Pistons’ New Home, Empty Seats and Hockey Statues (Thursday, November 09, 2017 10:00:26 AM) The opening of Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena has been followed by a succession of not-so-enormous basketball crowds. [NY Newsday] What happens with Ramon Sessions after Joakim Noah’s suspension ends? (Thursday, November 09, 2017 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.09)

[NYPost] Knicks GM Scott Perry won’t rule out trade as Noah return nears (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 7:43:01 PM) ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks general manager Scott Perry admits he has a big roster decision “looming’’ as center Joakim Noah returns Monday after his 12-game drug suspension is over, indicating a trade is still possible. The Knicks have to remove someone from the roster to make room for Noah, whom they apparently have no choice… [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis-less Knicks no match for Magic (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 4:40:19 PM) ORLANDO, Fla. — No unicorn meant no victory. The Knicks proved Wednesday …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Magic

After one of the longest home stands in recent history (especially with the extra time that the NBA gives between games), the Knicks finally go back on the road to take on an Orlando Magic team that is somehow even more of a surprise than the Knicks this season, as they are 6-4 and have the 5th best SRS in the Eastern Conference (the Knicks are this close to getting into the positive with their SRS – a win tonight would get them into positive territory). They’re being led mostly by Aaron Gordon being allowed to play the position he …continue reading