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Thursday, December 14, 2017

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Clippers

After a whole, entire GAME on the road, the Knicks are right back at the Garden to host the Clippers as part of one of the strangest schedules I can remember. The Clippers are reeling as they are dealing with a bunch of injuries. The Knicks are getting them at the perfect point for a possible win. Tim Hardaway Jr. will play through what seems to be plantar fasciitus. Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.20)

[SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway Jr. questionable for Clippers game with left foot soreness (Sunday, November 19, 2017 2:38:05 PM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Tim Hardaway Jr. said he first noticed the soreness in his left foot after the Knicks beat the Utah Jazz on Nov. 15, but he didn’t take it seriously at first. [SNY Knicks] Jeff Hornacek compares Kristaps Porzingis’ struggles to Aaron Judge’s slump (Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:47:50 AM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. – Kristaps Porzingis and Aaron Judge are both outsized New York superstars. [SNY Knicks] Larry Johnson spills Knicks eating secret, more on ‘Athletic Appetites’ (Sunday, November 19, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.19)

[NYDN] With Porzingis struggling, Knicks need to find 2nd scoring option (Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:54:47 PM) After an otherworldly start to this season, Kristaps Porzingis has looked surprisingly human over his past three games. [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis shakes off 3-for-13 shooting night (Sunday, November 19, 2017 12:21:16 AM) Kristaps Porzingis probably wasn’t going to average exactly 30 points per game all season. [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Jeff Hornacek has more freedom without Phil Jackson (Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:50:07 PM) MORE FREEDOM, LESS TRIANGLE [SNY Knicks] Noah, yet to make season debut, ‘understands’ situation (Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:45:04 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.18)

[SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway Jr. leaves game Friday with sore foot (Friday, November 17, 2017 11:16:35 PM) Knicks SG Tim Hardaway Jr. removed himself from Friday night’s matchup against the Raptors as his sore left foot flared up. [SNY Knicks] Knicks can’t stop DeRozan, Lowry in 107-84 rout (Friday, November 17, 2017 10:35:06 PM) Kyle Lowry matched his season high with 22 points and added 10 assists, DeMar DeRozan also scored 22 and the short-handed Toronto Raptors beat New York 107-84 on Friday night, their eighth consecutive victory over the Knicks. [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks at Raptors, 7:30 p.m. …continue reading

2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Raptors

After playing something like 18 of their first 14 games at home, the Knicks head to the road to take on the Toronto Raptors. The Knicks have actually played the Raptors pretty tough over the last few years, with rosters a lot worse than this current one, so I think that they might really have a shot tonight. If so, that would be a huge sign that this team’s strong start is for real (to be fair, a loss wouldn’t rule that out, either, as the Raptors are a pretty good team and they’re at home). It’d be a lot …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.17)

[NYDN] Enes Kanter brags to ‘Dictator Erdogan’ while flying to Toronto (Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:10:56 PM) Enes Kanter is cleared for international travel and he’s flaunting it to the person who tried to take that freedom away. [NYPost] Knicks’ good start can be traced to this surprising upgrade (Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:58:59 PM) Yes, the Knicks rallied and beat Utah by cramming 29 points into the fourth quarter Wednesday with 14 from Tim Hardaway Jr. And yes, it was the fifth time, fourth time in six games, this season the offense rallied from a double-digit deficit to win. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.11.16)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Remember When the Warriors Were Awful? These Guys Had a Front-Row Seat. (Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:00:22 AM) Before Golden State rose to the pinnacle of the N.B.A., members of the franchise’s broadcast crew gave themselves pep talks through many wretched seasons. [NYTimes] Knicks 106, Jazz 101: Tim Hardaway Jr. Seals Knicks’ Comeback Win Over Jazz (Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:31:31 AM) Hardaway hit a 3-pointer with 32.9 seconds left to help the Knicks complete a second-half rally. [NYTimes] With the Liberty for Sale, What’s Next for Isiah Thomas? (Thursday, November 16, 2017 5:13:13 AM) In …continue reading