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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.09)

[NYPost] Frank Ntilikina is confused on how he can best help Knicks (Friday, December 08, 2017 10:32:35 PM) Frank Ntilikina can impact a game in several ways, but right now the rookie doesn’t know how he should. Following a promising start to the season, the 19-year-old point guard’s production has slipped in nearly every category. Through 21 games, Ntilikina ranks second to last on the team in field-goal percentage (33.6), and since registering… [NYPost] Porzingis gets his shot against rookie who almost replaced him (Friday, December 08, 2017 12:25:37 PM) Kristaps Porzingis can laugh about it now. The always-baffling prospect …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.08)

[NYPost] Why fewer Knicks sell outs are not concerning MSG officials (Friday, December 08, 2017 12:00:09 AM) The Knicks are showing they don’t have to sell out to win at the Garden. In an odd quirk, the Knicks have sold out fewer than half their home games this season on their way to an 11-5 home mark. Only seven of 16 Garden games have seen a full capacity of 19,812. The nine… [NYPost] Boxing champ has secret to Kristaps Porzingis recovery (Thursday, December 07, 2017 10:40:08 PM) Kristaps Porzingis can take a punch. Recovering in just one week from his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.07)

[NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis returns, Courtney Lee scores 24 in Knicks’ win (Wednesday, December 06, 2017 11:47:22 PM) Kristaps Porzingis declared himself 100 percent healthy before the start of the game, and then went out and proved his right ankle was more than fine. [NY Newsday] Knicks are winners with Kristaps Porzingis back (Wednesday, December 06, 2017 11:32:00 PM) Kristaps Porzingis has a slight flair for the dramatic, even when he’s not on the court. [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis on Tim Hardaway Jr.’s leg injury: ‘Not good for us at all’ (Wednesday, December 06, 2017 10:29:00 PM) Jeff Hornacek couldn’t …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Grizzlies

The Knicks are back at home and hosting a Grizzlies team that opened the season strong but has fallen down a lot recently (they remind me a lot like the Orlando Magic’s start – only the Magic were at least doing it with young players) and the slump actually led to their coach getting fired. So the Knicks really, really need to win this one. KP is back, Timmy is still out and Ron Baker has been deactivated to get Joakim Noah active so that he might be able to help slow Marc Gasol down. Their handling of Ron Baker …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.06)

[NYDN] Knicks crashing back to reality thanks to injuries, road schedule (Tuesday, December 05, 2017 8:32:17 PM) The Knicks had warned us they weren’t going to win very many games this season, using not-so-subtle code words for tanking and rebuilding. [NYDN] Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to miss at least two weeks (Tuesday, December 05, 2017 8:31:35 PM) The Knicks have another loss. [NYPost] Hernangomez doesn’t want to play without Porzingis again (Tuesday, December 05, 2017 11:29:34 PM) Knicks center Willy Hernangomez admitted to being spooked in Indiana on Monday. It was the first time he played for the Knicks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.05)

[NYPost] Knicks look lost on both ends of the court in lifeless defeat (Monday, December 04, 2017 4:37:23 PM) INDIANAPOLIS — The Knicks are officially losers again and December is shaping up as less than merry. The Knicks were without their top two scorers in Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr., but coach Jeff Hornacek would not give his team a pass for being lifeless on defense. With a club possibly facing life without… [NYPost] How long will Knicks be without Tim Hardaway Jr.? (Monday, December 04, 2017 8:27:16 AM) INDIANAPOLIS — As Tim Hardaway Jr. undergoes tests to determine …continue reading