Knicks Morning News (2016.09.30)

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose still a square when it comes to Knicks’ triangle
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:51:06 PM)

    Derrick Rose’s triangle immersion is going to require some time.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis won’t be holding back 3-pointers for Knicks
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:39:43 PM)

    Given the green light by Phil Jackson, Kristaps Porzingis is heading into the season unafraid of releasing a pull-up 3-pointer.

  • [NYDN] ‘Fed up’ judge in Derrick Rose rape case orders end to bickering
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:19:28 AM)

    The federal judge overseeing Knicks guard Derrick Rose’s upcoming trial on rape allegations ordered a timeout on all the public sniping.

  • [SNY Knicks] Judge issues temporary gag order in Rose case
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:35:42 PM)

    A judge on Thursday ordered lawyers handling the lawsuit against Derrick Rose to temporarily stop talking to reporters.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek says Knicks won’t hesitate to cut player on guaranteed deal
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:40:09 PM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek said the Knicks wouldn’t hesitate to cut a player who has a guaranteed contract if the situation calls for it.

  • [SNY Knicks] Reinsdorf’s “low blow” adds fuel to Noah’s burning fire of intensity
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:00:04 AM)

    Jerry Reinsdorf made a comment about Noah while addressing the media at his Hall of Fame induction earlier this month.

  • [NYTimes] Coach KG? Garnett Has Offers One Week After Retiring
    (Friday, September 30, 2016 7:03:35 AM)

    Just one week into his retirement from the NBA, Kevin Garnett has received offers to join the coaching ranks from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Clippers. Garnett, who ended his career last week after 21 seasons in the league, made an appearance at Clippers’ practise on Thursday and offered on-court instruction to the team that impressed head coach Doc Rivers.

  • [NYTimes] China’s Richest Man Serves Up Global Badminton Deal
    (Friday, September 30, 2016 5:27:27 AM)

    China’s Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country’s richest man Wang Jianlin, has signed an eight-year exclusive partnership with badminton’s international governing body, the latest high-level deal by Wanda to expand its global sports footprint.

  • [NYTimes] Seattle’s Breanna Stewart Wins WNBA Rookie of the Year Award
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:58:01 PM)

    Seattle’s Breanna Stewart is the WNBA rookie of the year.

  • [NYTimes] Coach Garnett? Cavs Coach Would Like Kevin Garnett on Staff
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:10:18 PM)

    Kevin Garnett never imagined himself coaching. Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is making him consider it.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose shows his serious on-court attitude
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:35:00 PM)

    Derrick Rose takes every game seriously, and showed just how seriously at the end of Knicks practice on Thursday.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose says Knicks’ triangle is foreign, complicated
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:27:00 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek says he has the freedom to run the triangle offense the way he wants. But Knicks president Phil Jackson scolded the players when they didn’t run it the way he wants.

  • [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: Kristaps Porzingis’ overall game improving
    (Friday, September 30, 2016 5:11:18 AM)

    Friday’s Knicks News: Kristaps Porzingis’ overall game improving

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Derrick Rose getting used to ‘foreign’ triangle offense
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:30:41 PM)

    Knicks’ Derrick Rose getting used to ‘foreign’ triangle offense

  • [ESPN] Judge issues gag order in Rose rape lawsuit
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 2:27:10 PM)

    Judge issues gag order in Rose rape lawsuit

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis’ game has improved in two key areas
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:58:49 PM)

    It is fitting Kristaps Porzingis’ offensive growth entering his second NBA season is being unveiled at West Point’s Christl Arena, next door to Michie Stadium. On these hallowed grounds in the 1940s dawned the most prominent sports nickname of its time: “Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside” — an ode to Army’s legendary running backs “Doc” Blanchard and…

  • [NYPost] Knicks rookie with catchy nickname may be Carmelo’s backup
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:31:31 PM)

    WEST POINT — Knicks rookie small forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas has an intriguing nickname from his friends back in Lithuania. While Phil Jackson has branded him “Kuz,’’ his buddies have a niftier one. “It’s ‘Cheese,’ ’’ Kuzminskas told The Post after practice this week. “I’m smiling all the time almost. When you take a picture, you…

  • [NYPost] Judge affirms Rose rape accuser must reveal identity at trial
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:25:15 AM)

    A California judge Thursday affirmed his earlier ruling requiring the woman who has accused Knicks guard Derrick Rose of raping her in 2013 to use her real name during the civil trial that is set to start on Oct. 4. The 30-year-old woman, who is only identified as Jane Doe in the 2015 lawsuit, asked…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose sees Phil Jackson’s cranky side in rude triangle intro
    (Thursday, September 29, 2016 10:53:09 AM)

    WEST POINT — As a Chicago product, Derrick Rose admits to being in awe around Knicks president Phil Jackson. “He’s like a legend in Chicago,’’ Rose said. At Army’s Christl Arena on Thursday, Rose saw a little of the old, feisty Zen Master, the former coach who led the Bulls to six NBA titles in…