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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.08)

[NY Newsday] Phil Jackson’s tweet appears to be critical of Carmelo Anthony (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:24:00 PM) Phil Jackson broke his silence Tuesday — on Twitter — where the Knicks president appeared to take a shot at Carmelo Anthony. [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek on Knicks so far: ‘Who would be satisfied?’ (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:04:00 PM) “Who would be satisfied?” Jeff Hornacek said. “Everybody is looking for the answers and what we can do to get better. He’s trying to analyze it, I guess, and let us know what he sees.” [NYPost] One good practice doesn’t mean Knicks’ …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.07)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks struggle on boards, blown out at home against Lakers (Monday, February 06, 2017 10:15:41 PM) The New York Knicks trailed by as many as 27 points in a 121-107 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers at home on Monday. [SNY Knicks] Cavaliers refute report that LeBron is pushing Anthony-Love deal (Monday, February 06, 2017 8:55:41 PM) The Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly refuting a report that says LeBron James is pushing for a trade that would bring New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony to Cleveland in exchange for Kevin Love. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Lakers (Monday, …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Lakers

NBA Game Times make absolutely no sense. Some days the Knicks play a 7, some days they play at 7:30. Is there a reason for the difference? I can’t see any. Anyhow, the Knicks host the Lakers. Normally, I’d be worried, since the Lakers are terrible, but it sounds like Phil Jackson is committed to dealing Melo, so a win against an awful team is not that big of a deal. They’ll make it up later when they start losing in droves. Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.06)

[ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Rose likely to play against Lakers (Monday, February 06, 2017 4:53:01 AM) Monday’s Knicks News: Rose likely to play against Lakers [ESPN] Knicks stuck between playoff push and playing for the future (Sunday, February 05, 2017 7:38:07 PM) Knicks stuck between playoff push and playing for the future [SNY Knicks] Former Knick Mark Jackson weighs in on Anthony situation (Sunday, February 05, 2017 5:50:00 PM) Former Knicks guard and current NBA analyst Mark Jackson weighs in on Carmelo Anthony’s impact on New York. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: As a Team-First LeBron James Soars, a Me-First Carmelo …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.05)

[ESPN] Melo: Knicks’ struggles, rumors ‘testing my will’ (Sunday, February 05, 2017 1:06:18 AM) Melo: Knicks’ struggles, rumors ‘testing my will’ [NY Newsday] LeBron James won’t comment on Knicks-Carmelo Anthony relationship (Sunday, February 05, 2017 2:35:59 AM) LeBron James considers Carmelo Anthony his “brother,” but King James made it clear on Saturday that he is not his brother’s keeper. [NY Newsday] Knicks players block out trade rumors about Carmelo Anthony (Sunday, February 05, 2017 2:29:22 AM) The Knicks’ players can’t help but hear the trade rumors, but they’re trying to block them out. They don’t want to consider life without …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Cavs

The tank is in a precarious position tonight. The Knicks host the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are in the middle of a major funk right now. Not only that, but while Kevin Love returns tonight, they will be without Kyrie Irving so, well, that’s a huge opening for the Knicks to sneak a win in at just the wrong time for the tank. Oh well, let’s at least hope Melo plays well in front of a big audience! Let’s? Go? Knicks?

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.04)

[NYPost] LeBron’s Carmelo speculation leaves door open for trade (Friday, February 03, 2017 5:25:06 PM) LeBron James wasn’t lobbying for Carmelo Anthony on the eve of their Garden showdown, but he also left open the door for his longtime compadre, who may want greener pastures beyond Broadway. Anthony has his first trade audition Saturday, when the Knicks host the Cavaliers, who have been approached by Knicks president Phil Jackson about… [NYPost] How the Knicks can be the loser of the Barkley-LeBron feud (Friday, February 03, 2017 3:52:19 PM) It’s hard for Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek to feel sympathetic about LeBron …continue reading