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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.28)

[NYDN] Jeff Hornacek likely doomed due to relationship with team (Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:16:31 PM) Jeff Van Gundy: “if they can’t get you on results they’ll get you on relationships.” [NYTimes] Dirk Nowitzki Plans to Play for Mavericks Next Season (Tuesday, March 27, 2018 9:20:29 PM) “I feel great,” Nowitzki said. “I’ve only missed one game all season. I signed a two-year contract because I wanted to play two more years. And here we are.” [SNY Knicks] Enes Kanter hopes new agent can help on and off the court (Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:20:36 AM) Knicks C Enes Kanter …continue reading

NY Post: The Knicks’ Jeff Hornacek rebellion is growing quickly

From Marc Berman, who sure seemed to have a direct line to Steve Mills back during Phil’s tenure with the Knicks (as Berman went from being over-the-top in his praise of Jackson to eventually picking away at Jackson constantly, right in line with Mills’ growing dissatisfaction with Phil): As Hornacek’s Knicks stint winds down to perhaps its final seven games, players may be displaying a level of rebellion that could be expected when led by a coach they know may not be back next season. The feeling around the league is Hornacek won’t be brought back by Steve Mills and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.27)

[NYDN] Hornacek (briefly) hands over coaching duties to Tim Hardaway Jr. (Monday, March 26, 2018 6:43:27 PM) Now that these games are meaningless, Jeff Hornacek decided to let somebody else handle his job. [NYDN] Knicks’ Trey Burke coming into his own but future role is unclear (Monday, March 26, 2018 5:32:04 PM) It’s one thing to look like Allen Iverson, and it’s quite another to play like the former MVP. [NYDN] Kanter to hire agent after endorsement talks break down (Monday, March 26, 2018 3:38:46 PM) Enes Kanter said he’s close to hiring power agent Mark Bartelstein, [NY Newsday] Trey …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.26)

[NYDN] With Mudiay on the bench, Burke lifts Knicks to win over Wizards (Sunday, March 25, 2018 4:36:44 PM) Jeff Hornacek pulled the plug on the Emmanuel Mudiay trial and, lo and behold, the Knicks actually won. [NYDN] Kyle O’Quinn admits he was wrong for yelling at Jeff Hornacek (Sunday, March 25, 2018 3:10:52 PM) Kyle O’Quinn said his reaction is not indicative of his of respect (or lack thereof) for his coach. [NYDN] Ron Baker completes 1st stage of rehab, here’s what comes next (Sunday, March 25, 2018 8:39:33 AM) Ron Baker shed his sling last week and left …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.25)

[NYTimes] UConn Women Beat Duke With the Help of a Former Blue Devil (Saturday, March 24, 2018 7:37:15 PM) Azura Stevens, a transfer from Duke, had 8 points and 12 rebounds as UConn advanced to face South Carolina, the defending champion, on Monday in a regional final. [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Trey Burke credits Wizards’ John Wall for helping him get back into NBA (Sunday, March 25, 2018 2:59:31 AM) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Trey Burke has worked his way back into the NBA with an assist from John Wall. [NY Newsday] Knicks should finish season with Frank Ntilikina as a starting …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.24)

[NY Newsday] Knicks change guards during loss to Timberwolves (Saturday, March 24, 2018 12:46:00 AM) There was a changing of the guards at halftime for the Knicks. The move that fans have been clamoring for finally came to fruition. [SNY Knicks] Hardaway’s 39 points not enough in 108-104 loss to T-Wolves (Friday, March 23, 2018 10:15:00 PM) Tim Hardaway Jr. may have poured in 39 points, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the Timberwolves, as the Knicks lost, 108-104, at home. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs Timberwolves 7:30 p.m. (Friday, March 23, 2018 6:05:00 PM) The Knicks (26-46) are …continue reading