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Monday, April 24, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.11)

[SNY Knicks] Rise of Hernangomez offered glimmer of hope in Knicks’ lost season (Monday, April 10, 2017 1:30:16 PM) Coming into the season, Willy Hernangomez was regarded as a raw prospect who would need time to develop and make the necessary adjustments in his game. [NYPost] Ron Baker’s growth makes easy Knicks decision much trickier (Monday, April 10, 2017 5:08:49 PM) The odds of making an NBA roster were slim. Getting consistent playing time as a rookie were even lower. So when Ron Baker — the undrafted former Wichita State star who was so under-the-radar out of high school he …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.10)

[ESPN] Markelle Fultz: It would be ‘amazing’ to play for Knicks (Sunday, April 09, 2017 6:50:07 PM) Markelle Fultz: It would be ‘amazing’ to play for Knicks [NY Newsday] Markelle Fultz watches Knicks lose to Raptors (Sunday, April 09, 2017 7:24:00 PM) The Knicks had an interested onlooker sitting courtside at the Garden for their next-to-last game Sunday, one they wouldn’t mind having on their team next season. [NY Newsday] Stephon Marbury preaches patience with Phil Jackson’s system (Sunday, April 09, 2017 6:20:55 PM) Stephon Marbury believes the Knicks are in “a great space” with Phil Jackson running the team, …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Raptors

The Raptors still have reasons to win games. The Knicks have reasons to LOSE games. If the Knicks lose this game, the Timberwolves and the Kings would both have to lose out (and they each have one very winnable game left) just to TIE the Knicks (presuming that the Knicks beat the Sixers – and hey, maybe they’ll surprise us and not beat the Sixers. I doubt it). If they win this game, the Wolves or Kings could easily tie them and possibly even pass them if they lose out. In other words, they really, really need to lose this …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.09)

[NYDN] Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis still wants to prove he can be durable (Saturday, April 08, 2017 9:17:40 PM) A sore back may preclude Kristaps Porzingis from playing in the final two games, meaning he would finish this season as he did the last. [NYTimes] Warriors 123, Pelicans 101: Warriors Win Their 14th Straight in Kevin Durant’s Return (Sunday, April 09, 2017 5:07:38 AM) Durant finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists while Stephen Curry was sidelined by a bruised left knee. [NYPost] Doctor: Derrick Rose can be MVP again — and reinjure knee (Saturday, April 08, 2017 10:04:24 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.08)

[NYPost] Courtney Lee goes off after rook chucks up late 3 in blowout (Friday, April 07, 2017 6:30:02 PM) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As the Knicks were a second away from absorbing their 50th loss of the season Friday night, Grizzlies rookie Wade Baldwin IV added one more grain of salt to the wound. Knicks shooting guard Courtney Lee wasn’t going to let him escape without causing a salty commotion. After first dribbling out the… [NYPost] NBA commish: I’m staying out of James Dolan-fan dust-up (Friday, April 07, 2017 1:05:46 PM) Adam Silver might not like one of his owners cursing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.07)

[ESPN] Brandon Jennings: Carmelo Anthony trade talks ‘took a toll’ on Knicks (Friday, April 07, 2017 1:02:24 AM) Brandon Jennings: Carmelo Anthony trade talks ‘took a toll’ on Knicks [NYPost] Brandon Jennings triumphant in return as James Dolan stews (Thursday, April 06, 2017 8:44:48 PM) Knicks owner James Dolan should thank his lucky stars the Garden is still packed in these final, wretched days, filled with lively, singing, dancing fans chanting De-Fense in the final minutes of a Knicks’ fourth-quarter comeback Thursday against the Wizards. A rally from 12 points down in the last nine minutes got the game tied… …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Wizards

The Wizards have been playing very well the last few months, as they really look like one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. So this is a very fortuitous matchup for the Knicks right now. Let’s hope that they just take the L. Let’s? Go Knicks!