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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.06)

[NYDN] Knicks, who wanted a ‘fresh vision,’ even failing at a rebuild (Monday, February 05, 2018 12:23:21 PM) The rebuild, or “the fresh vision” outlined by president Steve Mills, is stumbling toward an unsightly wasted first year. [NYDN] Willy Hernangomez’s reps ask Knicks for trade (Monday, February 05, 2018 7:54:15 AM) From the beginning, the Knicks had to know this couldn’t work in today’s NBA. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Hardaway apologizes to the media (Tuesday, February 06, 2018 12:02:10 AM) [SNY Knicks] It’s time for the Knicks to fire Jeff Hornacek (Monday, February 05, 2018 5:30:10 PM) If coaches were …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.05)

[NYTimes] Humbled in the N.B.A.’s Shadows, Tim Hardaway Jr. Returns to the Spotlight (Monday, February 05, 2018 7:58:20 AM) Knicks fans balked at his four-year, $71 million deal, but Tim Hardaway Jr. has proved his worth the second time around in New York. [NYTimes] Hawks 99, Knicks 96: Hawks Rally Late to Whittle Away at Knicks’ Lead (Monday, February 05, 2018 6:12:05 AM) Kent Bazemore hit a 3-pointer with 6.7 seconds left to give Atlanta a 99-96 win over the Knicks, who had led by 6 with 2:16 remaining. [NYPost] Another brutal loss tells us all we need to know …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.04)

[NY Newsday] Enes Kanter still thinks Knicks have enough talent to win now (Saturday, February 03, 2018 11:39:39 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The NBA trade deadline is Thursday and the hot stove is reasonably warm in the Knicks’ universe. It’s no secret that they wouldn’t mind getting more athletic, and if general manager Scott Perry can find someone to take on part of Joakim Noah’s hefty contract (he is in the second year of a four-year, $72-million deal), it’s very likely the besieged big man will never wear a Knicks jersey again. [NY Newsday] Willy Hernangomez looking forward to Thursday’s …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.03)

[NYPost] Enes Kanter not letting 18 stitches in his mouth stop him (Friday, February 02, 2018 10:47:27 PM) MILWAUKEE — Enes Kanter seems to play better with a stitched-up mouth. He had another monstrous double-double outing Friday night, with 17 points and 18 rebounds, keeping the Knicks in the game throughout before Giannis Antetokounmpo’s game-winner in the Bucks’ 92-90 victory. Kanter has had 18 stitches sewn into his mouth since Monday, making it… [NYPost] Knicks like rest of NBA learn the Greek Freak can’t be stopped (Friday, February 02, 2018 5:55:38 PM) MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo lived up to his …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Bucks

The Knicks travel to Milwaukee for a very important game for a number of reasons. 1. If the Knicks can beat the Bucks on the road, that means that they’ll likely win just enough games so that they won’t be sellers at the trade deadline. 2. If Kyle O’Quinn impresses the Bucks, the Bucks might be interested in trading for him. 3. Jabari Parker returns tonight, and if he plays well, then that changes a lot of things in the NBA, including making Parker a possible trade option for teams at the deadline. Okay, I guess just three things, but …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.02)

[SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis will play in Skills Challenge at All-Star Weekend (Thursday, February 01, 2018 8:50:44 PM) Kristaps Porzingis will look to defend his Skills Challenge title at 2018 All-Star weekend after winning the event last year. [SNY Knicks] Stephon Marbury nears retirement, says he should be in Hall of Fame (Thursday, February 01, 2018 8:35:05 PM) Former Knick Stephon Marbury believes his career is Hall of Fame worthy as he nears retirement. [SNY Knicks] Al Horford would want Noah on his team ‘any day of the week’ (Thursday, February 01, 2018 11:45:07 AM) If the Knicks wish to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.01)

[ESPN] Brown scales Porzingis, rates dunk as just a 5 (Thursday, February 01, 2018 12:39:15 AM) Celtics swingman Jaylen Brown said his dunk on Kristaps Porzingis ranks well below others he has thrown down during his NBA career. [ESPN] Sources: Noah won’t return by trade deadline (Wednesday, January 31, 2018 8:53:12 PM) The Knicks won’t ask Joakim Noah to return to the team before the Feb. 8 trade deadline, league sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The team told Noah to stay away after a disagreement with coach Jeff Hornacek, sources said. [ESPN] Bucks to give Parker 15 minutes in return …continue reading