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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.29)

[NYPost] Enes Kanter doesn’t let LeBron live down first-career ejection (Tuesday, November 28, 2017 5:01:27 PM) Whenever LeBron James falters, you can bet Enes Kanter is lurking in the shadows. The Knicks center who has been publicly feuding with James all season mocked the Cavaliers superstar on Twitter after he was ejected from a game Tuesday night for the first time in his career. “King of Cleveland,” read Kanter’s post, in… [NYPost] Hornacek hints this Knicks big-man glut cannot last (Tuesday, November 28, 2017 2:43:13 PM) With Enes Kanter set to return from a three-game absence, the questions as to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.28)

[ESPN] Porzingis returns; Noah active for first time (Monday, November 27, 2017 6:43:22 PM) While Kristaps Porzingis returned to the Knicks after missing a game with a sore back, the team was again without center Enes Kanter. Joakim Noah was activated for the first time this season and scored 2 points in three minutes. [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s roller-coaster night a true learning experience (Monday, November 27, 2017 7:38:55 PM) Frank Ntilikina managed to wrap a typical rookie season all into one night Monday at the Garden. After shooting 0-for-4 with a turnover in the first half, the Knicks point guard …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.27)

[NYDN] Enes Kanter upset after Twitter mysteriously unverified him (Sunday, November 26, 2017 9:08:17 PM) Enes Kanter is averaging a double-double but apparently that isn’t enough to warrant a blue check mark. [SNY Knicks] Kanter aiming to play Monday night vs. Trail Blazers (Sunday, November 26, 2017 2:26:24 PM) After missing consecutive games, C Enes Kanter is hoping to suit up for the Knicks on Monday when the team hosts the Trall Blazers at Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Michael Beasley shows off scoring skill with Porzingis on the bench (Sunday, November 26, 2017 10:26:11 AM) Knicks F Michael Beasley …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.26)

[NYTimes] Rockets 117, Knicks 102: Knicks Briefly Make Do Without Porzingis, Then Fall Hard Against Houston (Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:40:16 AM) Kristaps Porzingis missed Saturday’s game because of tightness in his lower back, and the Knicks let an early 22-point lead disintegrate. [NY Newsday] Knicks look for success on road (Sunday, November 26, 2017 1:55:00 AM) HOUSTON — It was quiet inside the visiting locker room. Players’ heads were down. Some tried to explain how they gave up a big lead and lost to the NBA’s worst team. [NY Newsday] Minus Kristaps Porzingis and Enes Kanter, Knicks lose to …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Rockets

As I noted last night, if the Knicks wanted to make a statement about the early season narrative about how their record had a lot to do with their inordinate amount of home games, then the way to go about doing so sure as heck was not to lose to the Atlanta Hawks on the road. Now, if they could somehow defeat the Rockets on the road, that would be one hell of a statement! Even in a League where the Boston Celtics have won 17 of their last 18 games, the Cavs have won seven in a row (doing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.25)

[NY Newsday] Knicks squander 17-point lead and fall to Hawks (Saturday, November 25, 2017 1:26:31 AM) ATLANTA — The Knicks already are in the holiday spirit: They gave away a game Friday night that they appeared to be in position to win easily. [NY Newsday] With Enes Kanter hurting, Willy Hernangomez gets more playing time for Knicks (Friday, November 24, 2017 11:57:07 PM) ATLANTA — Enes Kanter took the blame for the Knicks’ 116-104 loss to the Hawks because he was “in the locker room crying like a baby.” [NYTimes] Hawks 116, Knicks 104: Knicks Falter in the Second Half …continue reading