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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.28)

[NYTimes] Phil Jackson of Knicks and Jeanie Buss of Lakers Announce Their Breakup (Wednesday, December 28, 2016 5:50:48 AM) Jackson and Buss, who had been engaged for several years but were never married, said via social media that they had ended their engagement. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Melo and Noah on team chemistry (Tuesday, December 27, 2016 11:35:18 PM) GEICO SportsNite: Melo and Noah on team chemistry [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ defensive effort has held them back this season (Tuesday, December 27, 2016 3:00:56 PM) The Knicks’ defensive effort this season has been poor, and that was evident Sunday during their …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.27)

[ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks News: Jennings, Melo not on same page (Tuesday, December 27, 2016 6:13:37 AM) Tuesday’s Knicks News: Jennings, Melo not on same page [NYTimes] After an N.B.A. Christmas, the Best Games This Week (Monday, December 26, 2016 6:49:25 PM) The Cleveland Cavaliers edged the Golden State Warriors on Sunday. Can the improved Boston Celtics expose Cleveland’s weaknesses on Thursday? [NYPost] New generation of Knicks loving life in New York City (Monday, December 26, 2016 5:45:58 PM) Derrick Rose prefers Manhattan over the slower pace of Westchester. Because the hustle and bustle of Manhattan is still less stressful than …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.26)

[ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Celtics hang on for close Christmas day win (Monday, December 26, 2016 5:37:22 AM) Monday’s Knicks News: Celtics hang on for close Christmas day win [ESPN] Knicks in a giving mood on defense in Christmas Day loss to Boston (Sunday, December 25, 2016 6:42:20 PM) Knicks in a giving mood on defense in Christmas Day loss to Boston [ESPN] Carmelo Anthony stuns cancer patient’s family with car for Christmas (Sunday, December 25, 2016 6:00:33 PM) Carmelo Anthony stuns cancer patient’s family with car for Christmas [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis marks holiday with huge dunks and pratfalls (Sunday, …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Celtics

Merry Christmas, everyone! The Knicks host the Celtics this afternoon in a big game. If they win this one, the Knicks will actually become tied for the #3 seed in the entire Eastern Conference and ahead of the Celtics! How awesome would that be? Let’s hope that they give us all a fun Christmas present today with a win! For our last Christmas TV special that we’ve been sharing, let’s go with the Star Wars Christmas Special! It’s fun and absurd at the same time! Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.25)

[NYDN] Carmelo Anthony is the News’ New York Sportsperson of the Year (Saturday, December 24, 2016 5:53:34 PM) Carmelo Anthony hasn’t thought about it, at least not yet. There’s been too much work to do. [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony looks to stay mellow vs. Celtics after ejection (Saturday, December 24, 2016 9:44:08 AM) Carmelo Anthony’s latest branding slogan is also a reflection of his matured state of mind. [NY Newsday] Knicks ‘excited’ about Christmas Day matchup at MSG (Saturday, December 24, 2016 6:28:12 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks were down after a 17-win season and were left out of the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.12.23)

[SNY Knicks] Rose leads balanced Knicks past Magic, 106-95 (Thursday, December 22, 2016 10:20:54 PM) Derrick Rose scored 17 points and led six Knicks in double figures as New York defeated Orlando 106-95 Thursday in New York. [SNY Knicks] Anthony’s former coach Karl calls him ‘a true conundrum’ in new book (Thursday, December 22, 2016 7:45:00 AM) Carmelo Anthony’s former coach George Karl called him “a true conundrum” and ripped his defensive effort on the court in a new book called “Furious George.” [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Magic (Thursday, December 22, 2016 6:35:30 PM) The Knicks (15-13) welcome …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Magic

The Knicks continue their little homestand here leading up to their Christmas Day game against the Boston Celtics by hosting the Orlando Magic. The Magic are sort of like the reverse Knicks. They’re really good on defense but awful on offense. I think in matchups like that, I tend to think that the offensive team has the slight advantage in that type of match-up, but this will be an interesting exercise in seeing if that’s true or not. I actually sort of like this Orlando team, and Vogel is doing his typical Vogel things with their defense, but boy, their …continue reading