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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.15)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: If Anybody Beats the Pacers, It Might Be an Assistant Coach (Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:08:04 AM) They are the surprise team in the NBA playoffs. Two newcomers may be the key to success — and a training coach who put on pads to rough players up a little. [NYTimes] Warriors Shake Off Their Late-Season Stumbles and Thrash the Spurs in Game 1 (Sunday, April 15, 2018 7:45:15 AM) Golden State picked up its defense and beat San Antonio, 113-92, on Saturday in the N.B.A. playoffs. In other games, Philadelphia romped and Toronto ended a losing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.14)

[NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. ‘can’t wrap thoughts’ around Knicks management (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:39:01 PM) Tim Hardaway Jr. did not co-sign with the Knicks on their reasons for canning Jeff Hornacek. [NYDN] Knicks would be wise to get Porzingis’ input on coach in meeting (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:37:45 PM) Kristaps Porzingis is expected to attend player exit meetings on Saturday. [NYDN] David Fizdale says he will interview for Knicks’ coaching job (Friday, April 13, 2018 9:37:09 PM) David Fizdale, considered by some as a leading candidate for the Knicks’ vacant coaching position, is scheduled to interview next week. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.13)

[NY Newsday] Time for everyone to be on same page of Knicks’ playbook (Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:41:50 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. [NY Newsday] Enes Kanter may gamble and opt out of his contract (Thursday, April 12, 2018 9:32:00 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Enes Kanter loves New York. So much so that he is leaning toward opting out of his contract in hopes of getting a new long-term deal with the Knicks. [NY Newsday] Five potential Knicks coaching candidates (Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:59:23 PM) Mark Jackson [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway Jr. hoping for coaching stability (Thursday, April 12, 2018 8:29:34 …continue reading

ESPN.com: Sources: Knicks dismiss Jeff Hornacek; candidates include David Fizdale, David Blatt, Mark Jackson

From Woj: The New York Knicks dismissed coach Jeff Hornacek early Thursday morning, league sources told ESPN. Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry informed Hornacek of his firing upon the team’s return to suburban New York following a flight back from Cleveland, where the Knicks beat the Cavaliers 110-98. Hornacek had one year left on his contract. Kurt Rambis, associate head coach under Hornacek, was also dismissed. Talk about burying the lede! Our long national nightmare of Kurt Rambis is finally over!! Seriously, though, as pumped as I am to finally be free of Rambis, it is …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.12)

[NY Newsday] Five potential Knicks coaching candidates (Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:07:13 AM) Mark Jackson [NY Newsday] Knicks fire coach Jeff Hornacek, source says (Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:02:43 AM) CLEVELAND — The Knicks are looking for a new coach again. [NY Newsday] Five Knicks questions heading into the offseason (Thursday, April 12, 2018 2:48:46 AM) 1. Who will coach the Knicks? [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek wants to continue what he started with Knicks (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 10:25:50 PM) Jeff Hornacek said Wednesday morning that he hopes to be able to finish what he started and follow through with …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Cavaliers

The Knicks’ 2017-18 season comes to a merciful end tonight. The chances are high that the Knicks will lose this one, since the Cavaliers still have something to play for. They are currently the #4 seed and getting to the #3 seed (and a second round match-up with the Kyrie-less Celtics) is clearly a very juicy place to be, so the Cavs will be playing to win and the Cavs are much better than the Knicks, so even if the Knicks try to win (and they will try to win, because they’re morons), the Cavs should pull this out. So …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.11)

[NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek believes the Knicks are close to contending (Tuesday, April 10, 2018 9:42:50 PM) CLEVELAND — Jeff Hornacek seemed to be asking for more time. [NY Newsday] ‘Trust our future,’ says Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina (Tuesday, April 10, 2018 12:23:18 PM) Frank Ntilikina had a message for anyone concerned about the type of player he would become or the kind of team the Knicks eventually would be. [NYDN] Hornacek never had a chance with roster Knicks brass gave him (Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:32:21 PM) The clock will strike midnight for Jeff Hornacek and the Knicks at approximately …continue reading