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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.01)

[NYPost] Willy Hernangomez replaces Porzingis as Knicks’ injury worry (Tuesday, February 28, 2017 4:03:17 PM) The Knicks figure to welcome Kristaps Porzingis back to active duty Wednesday in Orlando. So naturally they plan to be without center Willy Hernangomez. Apparently there is a ban on too much happy news for the Knicks. While Porzingis practiced Tuesday in Tarrytown after missing two games with a sprained right ankle, Hernangomez sat out… [NYPost] Larry Brown to Phil Jackson: Quit pulling strings and coach the Knicks (Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:50:49 PM) Peering into the Knicks’ power structure, Larry Brown has a message for …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.28)

[NYTimes] Raptors 92, Knicks 91: Knicks Get Younger in a Hurry, but Aren’t Quick to Abandon Playoff Hopes (Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:42:20 AM) After releasing Brandon Jennings and losing Joakim Noah to surgery, the Knicks built a 17-point lead against the Raptors — and lost in the final seconds. [NYTimes] News Flash: Warriors Heading to Playoffs (and the Earth Is Round, Too) (Monday, February 27, 2017 2:26:11 PM) With a record of 49-9, the team has clinched a berth with a mind-boggling 24 games to play. It sealed the deal on Feb. 25, the earliest date ever. [NYTimes] As …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.27)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks assign Baker, Ndour, and Plumlee to Westchester (Sunday, February 26, 2017 2:39:05 PM) The Knicks have assigned Ron Baker, Maurice Ndour and Marshall Plumlee to Westchester, the team announced on Sunday. [SNY Knicks] O’Quinn gives Knicks spark in win over 76ers (Sunday, February 26, 2017 10:40:21 AM) While Carmelo Anthony’s clutch points led the Knicks to a win over the 76ers on Saturday, Kyle O’Quinn gave the Knicks a spark off the bench in his 25 minutes of play. [NYPost] Some Carmelo advice helped Willy Hernangomez turn a corner (Sunday, February 26, 2017 8:00:30 PM) The mind …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.26)

[NYTimes] In the Lakers Family Business, Spectacle and Drama Continue (Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:34:07 PM) The team’s front-office shake-up is the latest high-profile episode for a team that has long been the N.B.A. standard-bearer for soap opera storylines. [NYTimes] Knicks 110, 76ers 109: After Knicks Blow Big Lead, Carmelo Anthony’s Last-Second Jumper Subdues the 76ers (Sunday, February 26, 2017 5:31:26 AM) Up by 17 points in the third quarter, the Knicks relied on Anthony’s shot with 0.3 of a second left to escape. Anthony finished the game with 37 points. [ESPN] Carmelo Anthony saves Knicks as triangle offense returns …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.25)

[NYPost] Porzingis has lamest excuse ever for weird late-night tweet (Friday, February 24, 2017 5:36:27 PM) Kristaps Porzingis shed his walking boot for slippers Friday at practice. He won’t be playing against the 76ers on Saturday night, missing his ninth game of the season because of his newly sprained right ankle. Porzingis also won’t be explaining the odd diagram he posted on Twitter late Thursday night, depicting a straight path with… [NYPost] Derrick Rose cracking jokes as Knicks ship sinks (Friday, February 24, 2017 11:52:52 AM) Derrick Rose definitely is not going to Minnesota, but he may be headed to …continue reading