Knicks Morning News (2016.10.09)

  • [NYDN] Jeremy Lin responds to Carmelo Anthony’s ‘franchise’ comment
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:10:17 PM)

    Believe it or not, Jeremy Lin will not be playing on Saturday night against Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis: Adidas deal not finalized; Nike can match
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 9:16:34 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis has proven to be a marketable phenomenon in the biggest market.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose skips preseason game to remain in L.A. for trial
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 6:54:54 PM)

    Phil Jackson’s summer reconstruction was based around two players – the starting point guard and center.

  • [NYDN] Knicks may be shopping for another point guard next summer
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 6:11:04 PM)

    Now may be a good time for Phil Jackson to recant his statement that Derrick Rose isn’t losing any sleep over his civil trial for rape.

  • [NY Newsday] Confident Kristaps Porzingis helps Knicks top Nets
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:45:50 PM)

    The first time Jeff Hornacek worked out Kristaps Porzingis, it wasn’t his height that struck him as much as his skills. The first-year Knicks coach said Porzingis reminded him of a shooting guard.

  • [NY Newsday] Nets coach Kenny Atkinson: Not playing Jeremy Lin was plan
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:33:00 PM)

    A touch of the perceived tension between new Nets point guard Jeremy Lin and former Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony bubbled to the surface before Saturday night’s first preseason meeting, but Nets coach Kenny Atkinson pulled the plug on any theatrics by choosing to rest Lin and veteran forward Luis Scola.

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah return dates unknown
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 8:30:54 PM)

    The Knicks likely will be waiting close to another week before either of their big offseason additions return to the court. Derrick Rose opted to remain in Los Angeles because of his civil trial for alleged sexual assault and missed Saturday’s 116-98 preseason win over the Nets, while Joakim Noah missed his second straight contest…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose who? Brandon Jennings steals show for Knicks
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 7:56:02 PM)

    Derrick Rose was in Los Angeles. Joakim Noah was stuck on the sidelines. With the two new stars out of the Knicks’ lineup in Saturday night’s preseason game against the Nets at the Garden, opportunity arose for several reserves, with additional playing time granted to multiple players just hoping to make an NBA roster. But…

  • [NYPost] Jeremy Lin: Carmelo hasn’t ripped me to my face
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 9:19:27 AM)

    After Carmelo Anthony expressed surprise that the Nets had made Jeremy Lin the face of their franchise, Lin said he doesn’t care what his former Knicks teammate said. Lin didn’t play Saturday night when the Nets lost, 116-98, to the Knicks at the Garden, but Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson insisted the point guard sitting had…

  • [NYTimes] Healthy and Rested, Lynx Star Lindsay Whalen Is Primed for W.N.B.A. Finals
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 5:24:27 PM)

    Whalen, a veteran point guard, skipped the overseas season to heal and also benefited from a specialized training program and a lighter workload.

  • [NYTimes] W.N.B.A. Stars Try to Move Up to Fashion’s Front Row
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:00:16 AM)

    Why hasn’t a female LeBron James — a star of the fashion tents as well as the hardwood — emerged from the W.N.B.A.?

  • [NYTimes] WNBA Finals Features Matchup of Best Teams, Lynx vs Sparks
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 2:03:38 AM)

    All season long the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks have been the best two teams in the WNBA.

  • [NYTimes] Utah Jazz Look to Future Without Injured Gordon Hayward
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 9:57:45 PM)

    The Utah Jazz began life without Gordon Hayward on Saturday with the first practice since the franchise player broke a finger on his non-shooting hand. There is no set timetable for his return.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks rout Nets in exhibition
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 11:08:38 PM)

    The Knicks defeated the Nets 116-98 Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose, Noah will not play against Nets on Saturday
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 4:58:27 PM)

    Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah will not play in Saturday’s preseason game against the Nets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lin not worried about Melo’s comments
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 1:39:09 PM)

    Nets guard Jeremy Lin said he is not paying much attention to Carmelo Anthony’s recent comments expressing his surprise that Lin was a “franchise player” in Brooklyn.

  • [SNY Knicks] Justin Holiday needs strong preseason to earn his minutes
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 1:28:49 PM)

    Justin Holiday has more to prove than some other players on New York’s bench.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose takes stand, assumes ex-girlfriend consented to sex
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 11:11:25 AM)

    There was no text message that specifically gave Derrick Rose permission to have sex with his ex-girlfriend, but for the NBA star the signs were clear, he testified in a lawsuit that accuses him and two friends of raping the woman.

  • [SNY Knicks] TKB Scouting Report: Preseason Game 2 Nets at Knicks
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:26:34 AM)

    Detroit Pistons. The Nets won the game behind a very balanced attack led by Jeremy Lin’s 21 points.

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Brandon Jennings: ‘I just feel like myself again’
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 1:16:30 AM)

    Knicks’ Brandon Jennings: ‘I just feel like myself again’

  • [ESPN] Rose misses preseason game due to lawsuit trial
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 6:26:44 PM)

    Rose misses preseason game due to lawsuit trial