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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.19)

[NYPost] Phil Jackson pal rips LeBron for ‘posse’ gripe: ‘Such bulls- -t (Friday, November 18, 2016 9:02:29 PM) Charley Rosen, Phil Jackson’s longtime confidant, is in an uproar over LeBron James’ statment he has lost respect for the Zen Master. Rosen said Jackson deserves the benefit of the doubt and is shocked James became so enraged about him using “posse’’ to describe the Cavaliers star’s management team. Rosen said political correctness has gone… [NYPost] Derrick Rose won’t be bullied into selling his Trump property (Friday, November 18, 2016 11:18:28 AM) While some NBA teams will boycott staying at Trump hotels …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.18)

[NYTimes] This Phoenix Suns Reserve Calls the City’s Police Chief ‘Mom’ (Thursday, November 17, 2016 9:45:05 PM) Alan Williams, a reserve center, is in his second season with the Phoenix Suns. His mother, Jeri Williams, is in her first month as the leader of the city’s police force. [SNY Knicks] Rose’s accuser appeals defeat in rape lawsuit (Thursday, November 17, 2016 10:21:01 PM) The ex-girlfriend who lost her lawsuit accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends of raping her appealed the verdict Thursday on the grounds that damning testimony should have been excluded and other evidence should have been …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.17)

[NYDN] The Knicks are slowly but surely evolving into Porzingis’ team (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:47:47 PM) There no stopping Kristaps Porzingis. The fans, chanting “M-V-P” in the fourth quarter, can sense it as well. [NYDN] Stan Van Gundy says Pistons never stay at Trump hotels (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:47:25 PM) Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy was outspoken last week after Donald Trump was elected president [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis has career night in Knicks’ win over Pistons (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:11:21 PM) Kristaps Porzingis’ emergence as a breakout star continued moving forward on Wednesday night. [NYDN] …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.16)

[NY Newsday] LeBron James critical of Phil Jackson’s ‘posse’ remark (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:10:00 PM) LeBron James fired back at Phil Jackson and said he lost all respect for him after the Knicks’ president referred to his friends and business partners as his “posse.” [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah to return to starting lineup against Pistons (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 3:40:00 PM) Jeff Hornacek is going back to his regular first unit Wednesday night against the Pistons, but he joked he couldn’t promise he would start that way in the second half. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Carmelo Anthony weighs in …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.11.15)

[NY Newsday] Justin Holiday sparks Knicks’ second-half blitz of Mavs (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 2:38:12 AM) On a day when team president Phil Jackson declared in a published report that he is sticking to his plan for rebuilding the Knicks, whether it works or not, coach Jeff Hornacek made an executive decision to bench one of Jackson’s prized acquisitions. And the result was a much-needed win. [NY Newsday] Knicks go on Holiday in winning second half (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 2:08:17 AM) Justin Holiday has lived the life of a basketball nomad. He’s traveled to Belgium and Hungary to hold …continue reading