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Sunday, March 26, 2017

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks @ Bucks

There are a certain amount of games that the Knicks could be reasonably expected to have a good chance chance of winning (6 games, one at Milwaukee, home and home against Detroit, home and home against Brooklyn and hosting Philadelphia). This is one of those games. Obviously, we have to allow that they’ll likely have a winning record in those games, but we can hope that they keep their record to more like a 4-2 record instead of 5-1 record. Especially since you never know what will happen in some of those other games (that home and home against Miami …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.08)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ poor season a surprise to Charles Barkley (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 9:49:00 PM) Charles Barkley long has been a skeptic when it comes to the Knicks, but even the TNT analyst expected good things after team president Phil Jackson’s personnel moves last offseason. [NY Newsday] Chasson Randle comes through in Jeff Hornacek’s merit system (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 3:44:13 PM) Jeff Hornacek started undrafted rookie Ron Baker in the backcourt and finished Monday’s game against the Magic with undrafted rookie guard Chasson Randle on the floor. [NYDN] There is a glimmer of hope for the Knicks’ future …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.07)

[SNY Knicks] Anthony-less Knicks rally in fourth quarter to beat Magic, 113-105 (Monday, March 06, 2017 10:09:37 PM) Courtney Lee scored 18 points, Lance Thomas added 17 and the New York Knicks used a big fourth quarter to rally past the Orlando Magic, 113-105 on Monday night. [SNY Knicks] Rose playing through eye issue (Monday, March 06, 2017 9:06:49 PM) New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose is playing through an eye issue after getting elbowed in Sunday’s game and is choosing to not wear protective goggles on the court. [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Was Carmelo Anthony benched after his …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.06)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks’ late rally not enough in 112-105 loss to Warriors (Sunday, March 05, 2017 6:41:00 PM) While Derrick Rose scored 28 points, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 as the New York Knicks lost to the Golden State Warriors, 112-105, Sunday at Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah to begin strengthening work on Monday (Sunday, March 05, 2017 2:43:35 PM) Knicks C Joakim Noah said he is walking without a limp and has started the rehabilitation process following last month’s knee surgery, according to Al Iannazzone of Newsday. [NYDN] Knicks shut down noise, nearly Carmelo …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Warriors

Under normal circumstances, I would not even be slightly concerned about tonight today’s game because the Warriors are normally SO much better than the Knicks. They are still better than the Knicks without Kevin Durant, but the difference is obviously smaller. Not small enough that I think the Knicks have a legitimate chance of winning the game, but small enough that it wouldn’t completely blow my mind. Therefore, I am just slightly worried enough to be, well, slightly worried. Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.05)

[NYDN] Knicks can only wish they had problems Warriors do (Saturday, March 04, 2017 8:57:33 PM) The Warriors enter Sunday’s game against the Knicks with a two-game losing streak, something they hadn’t done in 146 games. [NYDN] Knicks coach hits back at Carmelo over his coaching criticism (Saturday, March 04, 2017 8:57:02 PM) Jeff Hornacek directed the criticism towards the players – including Anthony – with a plea to get creative. [NYPost] Knicks coach sees team’s flaws differently than Carmelo does (Saturday, March 04, 2017 6:11:17 PM) Several times throughout the season, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek stressed he knew what …continue reading