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Friday, April 27, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.06)

[SNY Knicks] Jeff Hornacek confident in Frank Ntilikina (Thursday, April 05, 2018 8:50:25 PM) Jeff Hornacek is confident in Frank Ntilikina and has no worries about his future. [NYTimes] Celtics’ Kyrie Irving Will Miss the N.B.A. Playoffs (Thursday, April 05, 2018 10:32:12 PM) His knee injury is a big blow to Boston, which had hopes of contending for the championship. That now seems highly unlikely. [NYTimes] Mavericks Forward Dirk Nowitzki Has Season-Ending Ankle Surgery (Thursday, April 05, 2018 3:10:30 PM) The 39-year-old said he plans to return next season, but the injury and age have taken their toll on his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.05)

[NYDN] Courtney Lee: Jeff Hornacek not to blame for Knicks’ struggles (Wednesday, April 04, 2018 12:23:40 PM) One Knicks veteran turned confrontational Wednesday at the suggestion Jeff Hornacek is culpable for the downward spiral. [NYPost] Knicks will have one big position hole to fill and fix in offseason (Wednesday, April 04, 2018 10:48:17 PM) The Knicks new leadership tandem of Steve Mills and Scott Perry face a ton of uncertainty with their roster for next season — and the center position may become as big a concern as any. How ironic is that? The Knicks started the season with a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.04)

[SNY Knicks] Magic handily defeat Knicks at MSG, 97-73 (Tuesday, April 03, 2018 10:14:40 PM) NEW YORK (AP) Mario Hezonja scored 19 points, Jamel Artis added 16 off the bench, and the Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 97-73 on Tuesday night. [SNY Knicks] Beasley, Kanter out Tuesday night; Lee, Ntilikina to return (Tuesday, April 03, 2018 5:39:17 PM) The Knicks will be without Michael Beasley and Enes Kanter for Tuesday night’s game against the Magic, reports Ian Begley of ESPN. [SNY Knicks] Knicks should subtract Lee and Mudiay, clear room for Burke (Tuesday, April 03, 2018 2:45:48 PM) …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Magic

Remember when they won a couple of games and it seemed like they were locked in to the #9 spot in the draft and people said, “You can’t get mad about the wins now, since they’re locked in to the #9 seed so it doesn’t matter”? Well, as it turned out, it still did matter, as the Knicks enter tonight just one game ahead of Chicago and just two ahead of the Nets. They still have a chance in this thing! Orlando, however, is going to be difficult to lose to, especially at home. I predict 25 points for THJ …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.03)

[NYDN] Knicks greats reflect on the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King (Monday, April 02, 2018 4:10:24 PM) Willis Reed was driving down the Van Wyck Expressway on April 4, 1968 when he heard that Dr. Martin Luther King was assassinated. [NYDN] Knicks’ Troy Williams out for season with fractured jaw (Monday, April 02, 2018 7:48:43 AM) Troy Williams’ trial this season is over. [SNY Knicks] Lance Thomas is tired of losing with Knicks (Monday, April 02, 2018 4:25:25 PM) Nobody hates losing more than Lance Thomas, and he has been doing it for awhile now. [SNY Knicks] Troy Williams …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.02)

[NYDN] As Knicks continue losing ways, no end in sight (Sunday, April 01, 2018 3:35:57 PM) The losing is now historic. [NY Newsday] Lance Thomas tormented by Knicks’ dismal last four years (Monday, April 02, 2018 1:31:12 AM) Lance Thomas doesn’t just play for the Knicks. He loves them. [NYPost] Trey Burke wants to bring back culture of winning to Knicks (Sunday, April 01, 2018 8:44:19 PM) Trey Burke talks now as if he will be the Knicks’ starting point guard next season. Certainly he’s solidified his status as starter for the rest of this lost season with five games …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.01)

[SNY Knicks] Beasley scores game-high 32 points, but Knicks fall to Pistons 115-109 (Saturday, March 31, 2018 8:25:02 PM) NEW YORK (AP) Blake Griffin sat with his injured ankle wrapped on one side of the locker room while Reggie Jackson dressed on the other. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Pistons, 5 p.m. (Saturday, March 31, 2018 1:20:55 PM) The Knicks host the Pistons on Saturday at 5 p.m. [SNY Knicks] Hornacek: Management has no input on who gets minutes (Saturday, March 31, 2018 11:00:17 AM) Jeff Hornacek insists there has been no pressure from the front office to give …continue reading