Knicks Morning News (2016.10.31)

[NYDN] Derrick Rose and Knicks face early test with schedule (Sunday, October 30, 2016 5:13:35 PM) We’ve already seen what the Knicks look like with LeBron James on the court and when they get three days of rest. [NYDN] It’s early, but Knicks have avoided crisis mode once already (Sunday, October 30, 2016 7:11:40 AM) […]

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.30)

[NY Newsday] Knicks’ coach Jeff Hornacek likes veterans’ leadership after loss (Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:24:17 AM) Jeff Hornacek wasn’t happy with the Knicks’ performance in their regular-season opener, but he liked what he heard in the days after it. [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose makes Knicks way more interesting (Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:16:44 AM) […]

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.29)

[NYTimes] Echo of Jeremy Lin’s Glory Days as Nets Win Home Opener (Saturday, October 29, 2016 4:21:10 AM) The Nets, unsung and inexperienced, engineered a 103-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers, and Lin finished with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists. [NYTimes] Knicks Need Time to Regroup (or Just to Group) (Saturday, October 29, […]

Knicks 2017 Roundtable: New Guys’ Health

How many games do Noah and Rose each play this year? Fisher-Cohen: Derrick Rose possesses just about all the predictors of a short career — terrible injury history; poor perimeter shooting; previous success predicated on athleticism. Similar players such as Marbury, Steve Francis, Baron Davis and Penny Hardaway all were basically bench caliber players by […]

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.28)

[ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: Phil Jackson urges patience with triangle offense (Friday, October 28, 2016 5:36:39 AM) Friday’s Knicks News: Phil Jackson urges patience with triangle offense [ESPN] Carmelo, Hornacek preach patience when it comes to triangle, defense (Friday, October 28, 2016 2:35:15 AM) Carmelo, Hornacek preach patience when it comes to triangle, defense [SNY […]

Knicks 2017 Roundtable: Porzingis’ Efficiency

Over/Under: Porzingis’ TS% .54% (last year 51.8%) Fisher-Cohen: OVER! KP’s major issues last season were stamina and the triangle offense. The triangle is hopefully pretty much gone, and the new coach has a history of success utilizing what should be Porzingis’s bread and butter: pick and pop. Frye and Markieff Morris thrived under Hornacek because […]

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.27)

[NY Newsday] Derrick Rose wants to play pick-and-roll ‘every time down’ for Knicks (Wednesday, October 26, 2016 7:57:28 PM) Derrick Rose is slow in picking up the Knicks’ offense because he missed more than two weeks of practices and games, but he sounds as if he misses Chicago more. [NYTimes] Anthony Davis Puts Up 50 […]

Knicks Morning News (2016.10.26)

[NYDN] Derrick Rose and Knicks look far from ‘Super Team’ (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:30:43 PM) This city finally got to raise a championship banner on Tuesday, a ceremony that was 52 years in the making. [NYDN] Knicks crushed by Cavaliers as LeBron James records triple-double (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:29:02 PM) LeBron James and […]

Cavs 117 Knicks 88

I had a change of heart last night right before tip-off. I decided to put my rational thoughts aside and buy some Knicks-colored glasses. My new outlook on life seemed perfect as the Knicks were only down by 3 at the half. And then the second half started. THE GOOD Porzingis: With 16 points on […]

Knicks 2017 Game Thread: at Cavs

The unbeaten New York Knicks head to the swing stage of Ohio to match up with last season’s champions the Cleveland Cavaliers. The winner of this game will be at the top of the Eastern Conference, and the new look Knicks are looking to establish themselves as the league’s premier team. Noted sports expert and […]