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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.09)

[NYDN] Jeremy Lin responds to Carmelo Anthony’s ‘franchise’ comment (Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:10:17 PM) Believe it or not, Jeremy Lin will not be playing on Saturday night against Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks. [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis: Adidas deal not finalized; Nike can match (Saturday, October 08, 2016 9:16:34 PM) Kristaps Porzingis has proven to be a marketable phenomenon in the biggest market. [NYDN] Derrick Rose skips preseason game to remain in L.A. for trial (Saturday, October 08, 2016 6:54:54 PM) Phil Jackson’s summer reconstruction was based around two players – the starting point guard and center. [NYDN] Knicks may …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.08)

[NYDN] Derrick Rose’s lawyers want mistrial over racy text in rape suit (Friday, October 07, 2016 5:17:32 PM) Attorney Mark Baute cried foul, complaining that the accuser failed to turn over a profane text from the morning of the alleged attack. [NYDN] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony gives Jeremy Lin backhand compliment (Friday, October 07, 2016 3:16:19 PM) It was a little over five years ago when the Knicks decided that $25 million was too much to pay for Jeremy Lin [SNY Knicks] Lawyers for Rose seek mistrial (Friday, October 07, 2016 8:46:32 PM) A lawyer for Derrick Rose asked a judge …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.07)

[NYDN] Derrick Rose shows up to rape trial during accuser’s testimony (Thursday, October 06, 2016 8:00:08 PM) Rose showed up at his rape trial just as his accuser was testifying she’s convinced she was drugged at his mansion. [NYDN] Joakim Noah injury, Rose rape trial have marred Knicks preseason (Thursday, October 06, 2016 11:54:01 AM) The Knicks’ no-show performance in Thursday’s exhibition opener is not even the most discouraging moment of the team’s preseason. [SNY Knicks] Update: Noah did not practice Thursday (Thursday, October 06, 2016 1:25:44 PM) Joakim Noah did not practice on Thursday, two days after missing the …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – Al McGuire’s Phantom Bucket

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far. For a team that has been in the NBA for well over six decades, the New York Knickerbockers sadly have only won two NBA championships. The main reason for that is that they have spent large …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.06)

[ESPN] Thursday’s Knicks News: Defense needs to improve moving forward (Thursday, October 06, 2016 5:08:03 AM) Thursday’s Knicks News: Defense needs to improve moving forward [ESPN] Jury of 6 women, 2 men set for Rose lawsuit (Wednesday, October 05, 2016 5:51:21 PM) Jury of 6 women, 2 men set for Rose lawsuit [NYPost] Knicks shooter rents $8K/month home court in Midtown (Wednesday, October 05, 2016 11:42:55 PM) Knicks shooting guard Sasha Vujacic has rented a two-bedroom apartment at Sky, the colossal rental at 605 W. 42nd St., that was asking a mighty $8,200 per month. Vujacic has been spotted shooting …continue reading

Knicks First Preseason Game Recap: Rockets 130, Knicks 103

Hey Vegas, I’ll take the under. Before the game, Jeff Van Gundy said the Knicks could win 45-50 games if the starters stay healthy. Given that the starters were between -19 and -24, I’m not sure if that’s true. The obvious problem was defense, as the team gave up 68 points in the half, including a putrid 41 point second quarter. If this is what the team will look like in the games Noah misses, then New York is in for a long winter. I’m going to pass on the starters, and talk about the bench. Brandon Jennings made some …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.05)

[NYDN] Knicks bounced in preseason opener, trial hangs over Derrick Rose (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 9:40:46 PM) The Knicks clearly need all the practice they can get after getting bulldozed in their preseason opener. [NYDN] Knicks, Rockets have display of unity, lock arms for anthem (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 9:01:19 PM) The Knicks talked about making a gesture of unity during the national anthem. So they included every player on both rosters. [NYDN] Lawyers say Derrick Rose violated gag order in rape trial (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 4:49:51 PM) Lawyers for the woman accusing Knicks guard Derrick Rose of rape …continue reading