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Friday, February 23, 2018

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Sixers

The Knicks head to the Sixers where we get to see if the French Connection backcourt will get to be awesome again! Plus, after an off night, Kornet-sanity might get a chance to get back on track tonight! Let’s go, young Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.12)

[NY Newsday] Brentwood youth basketball coach is finalist for Knicks award (Monday, February 12, 2018 6:21:00 AM) A Long Island basketball coach is a finalist for the Junior Knicks Coach of the Year award, for his work with a youth league that welcomes children of all abilities and aims to keep players off the streets. [NY Newsday] Emmanuel Mudiay’s debut ruined as Knicks fall to Pacers for 6th loss in row (Sunday, February 11, 2018 9:50:51 PM) INDIANAPOLIS — The Knicks unveiled their brand-new point guard and young backcourt pairing. It showed some promise, but overall, the team didn’t have …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Pacers

Well, the one thing that we have to give the Knicks is that with the Emmanuel Mudiay acquisition, at least we will have someone to legit be interested in for the rest of the season, namely can Mudiay become a good player for the Knicks? He’s still super young, so there’s at least a chance and rooting for players to have a chance at being good players is more than we normally have to root for for the Knicks. Plus, we can hope that Kornet-sanity becomes a thing. We can hope for more guest appearances by his mom, too. Let’s …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.11)

[SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Enes Kanter talks playoffs, Kristaps Porzingis’ surgery (Sunday, February 11, 2018 12:03:09 AM) Kristaps Porzingis has scheduled his surgery for Tuesday to repair his knee and Enes Kanter discusses the Knicks’ playoff aspirations. [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis set for ACL surgery on Tuesday (Saturday, February 10, 2018 3:25:29 PM) Kristaps Porzingis has a date for surgery: Tuesday, February 13. [SNY Knicks] Kanter expects Porzingis to return ‘even stronger’ after ACL rehab (Saturday, February 10, 2018 2:30:32 PM) Enes Kanter says Kristaps Porzingis injury is really sad but he will return even stronger. [SNY Knicks] Enes Kanter …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.10)

[NY Newsday] Knicks GM Scott Perry: Adding Emmanuel Mudiay does not reflect on Frank Ntilikina (Friday, February 09, 2018 10:03:56 PM) Scott Perry says the Knicks acquired Emmanuel Mudiay because they needed more talent, and that it was not an indication that they have lost confidence in rookie Frank Ntilikina. [ESPN] Knicks’ GM: Adding Mudiay no shot at Ntilikina (Friday, February 09, 2018 7:03:11 PM) While the Knicks traded for point guard Emmanuel Mudiay, general manager Scott Perry said the team still has faith in rookie Frank Ntilikina. Perry believes the two can share the backcourt together. [SNY Knicks] Ex-Knick …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.09)

[NY Newsday] Undermanned Knicks blown out by Raptors, fall season-worst 10 games under .500 (Thursday, February 08, 2018 11:43:22 PM) TORONTO — There could be many nights like Thursday for the Knicks now that Kristaps Porzingis is out for the season. [NY Newsday] Knicks acquire Emmanuel Mudiay in three-team trade (Thursday, February 08, 2018 10:48:42 PM) The Knicks suddenly have a logjam at point guard. They acquired former lottery pick Emmanuel Mudiay in a three-team trade Thursday, according to league sources. [NY Newsday] Frank Ntilikina not worried about Knicks’ trade for point guard Emmanuel Mudiay (Thursday, February 08, 2018 8:01:21 …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Raptors

The Knicks head to Toronto for what will be an odd little game, as Emmanuel Mudiay is not with the team yet, KP is out for the season and Enes Kanter is out due to dental surgery. So Luke Kornet is the only other center on the roster other than Kyle O’Quinn. Isiah Hicks is active tonight, so we might actually see the youngsters play. Hicks, Kornet, Dotson, Burke, Frank – let’s hope that they all play a lot tonight and for the rest of this tank-tastic season! Let’s go young Knicks!