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Friday, October 20, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.06)

[NYDN] Nigel Hayes: I want a Knicks fan to prove me wrong about NYC (Thursday, October 05, 2017 1:30:56 PM) Nigel Hayes, the gregarious small forward fighting for a Knicks roster spot, has a challenge for the fans of his new team: prove him wrong. [NYDN] Ex-Knick comes to Cam Newton’s defense over sexist remarks (Thursday, October 05, 2017 9:18:37 AM) As Cam Newton faced backlash for his sexist remarks to a female reporter, former Knick James ‘Flight’ White came to his defense. [NYDN] Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina out Friday with bruised knee (Thursday, October 05, 2017 8:10:19 AM) Knicks rookie …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.05)

[NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis gets first look at being the Knicks’ focal point (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 1:21:54 PM) Kristaps Porzingis didn’t want Carmelo Anthony’s old locker. But the new face of the Knicks took his old teammate’s seat on the bench and will try to fill his void on offense. [NYDN] FS1 removes ‘hopeless’ Knicks subway ad campaign (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 7:52:31 AM) Fox Sports 1’s Knicks subway ad campaign has taken an express train to nowhere. [NYDN] Knicks’ Porzingis explains why he doesn’t want to play center (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 7:50:41 AM) The idea of Kristaps …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.04)

[NYTimes] Like the Knicks, an Ad Campaign Fades Quickly (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 3:00:15 AM) The promotion for the sports channel FS1 appeared on subway trains this week, asking if people were hopeful or hopeless about the Knicks. The ads are to be removed after hitting nerves — perhaps as intended. [NYTimes] Frank Hamblen, Phil Jackson’s Assistant in Title Runs, Dies at 70 (Tuesday, October 03, 2017 10:15:30 PM) Hamblen, a longtime N.B.A. presence, was a coach on the bench with Jackson in Chicago and Los Angeles during seven championship seasons. [NYTimes] Daryl Morey Built an Elite N.B.A. Team. Now …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.03)

[NYDN] Michael Beasley: ‘Talent-wise, I match up with [Durant], LeBron’ (Monday, October 02, 2017 3:42:27 PM) If Michael Beasley is even half as good as he says he is, the Knicks will be hoisting the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy this June. [NYDN] 4 key Knicks players to look out for in preseason opener vs. Nets (Monday, October 02, 2017 11:37:20 AM) The two main protagonists at MSG have moved on, leaving behind an inexperienced yet promising roster with more modest and realistic goals. [NY Newsday] Frank Ntilikina may miss Knicks’ preseason opener with sore groin (Monday, October 02, 2017 5:47:14 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.02)

[NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis ready to live up to expectations with Knicks (Sunday, October 01, 2017 10:53:07 AM) Porzingis is now the center of the Knicks’ universe. [NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. focused on taking Knicks to playoffs (Sunday, October 01, 2017 10:24:17 AM) Returning Knick Tim Hardaway Jr.’s intentions are pure, but this comment immediately conjures up images of Jim Mora’s famous rant. [NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. wants to make everyone forget huge contract (Sunday, October 01, 2017 7:57:07 PM) When Tim Hardaway Jr. was introduced to the estimated 4,000 fans inside the Garden for Sunday’s Knicks open practice/intrasquad scrimmage, he …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.10.01)

[NYDN] Porzingis brothers have return to U.S. delayed by work visa issue (Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:12:19 PM) Donald Trump has indirectly split up the Porzingis family. But the hope is the separations is very short-lived. [NYPost] The first sign Frank Ntilikina is getting it (Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:01:18 PM) Jeff Hornacek wasn’t sure what to expect when Frank Ntilikina arrived in New York, but heading into the Knicks’ preseason opener Tuesday, the coach is already convinced the 19-year-old rookie is capable of making an immediate impact. “We have NBA players on the team that he’s battled with, and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.30)

[NYPost] What Kristaps Porzingis thinks of his agency being raided in NCAA scandal (Friday, September 29, 2017 10:53:18 AM) Kristaps Porzingis could have more to worry about than his minor right-knee bruise, wondering what is going on with the agents who represent him. Earlier this week, the offices of ASM Sports, an agency headed by Andy Miller, was raided by the FBI amidst an ongoing NCAA corruption scandal. Janis Porzingis, Kristaps’ brother, works for… [NYPost] Why Knicks’ connections could unlock Doug McDermott’s potential (Friday, September 29, 2017 7:07:19 AM) Greg McDermott had it easy recruiting his son, Doug. The stringent …continue reading