Knicks Morning News (2016.10.10)

  • [SNY Knicks] Jennings and Randle play roles to perfection in win
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 10:50:02 AM)

    On Saturday, the Knicks received all of the energy they needed from the point guard position and then some, despite Derrick Rose’s absence.

  • [NYPost] There are reasons to doubt the story of Derrick Rose’s accuser
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 11:48:19 PM)

    This trial boils down to one issue: whether the accuser consented to intercourse with Derrick Rose and his friends. Because there is a complete absence of any physical evidence, such as a rape kit or corroborating medical report — a fact that favors Rose — the jury must decide whom to believe based on witnesses,…

  • [NYPost] How Porzingis’ game entices and challenges Hornacek
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 1:23:30 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis enjoyed a memorable debut season with the Knicks, finishing second in the Rookie of the Year voting, and though he won’t be required to shoulder the same offensive responsibility as last season, the 21-year-old expects to be able to do more than ever. With the additions of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Brandon…

  • [NYPost] Hornacek: Phil Jackson hasn’t been the triangle tyrant I feared
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 11:53:49 AM)

    The Knicks didn’t run much of the triangle offense in their preseason opener. In their second showing Saturday night, the system was showcased a little bit more, but still took a backseat to the faster-paced offense preferred by Jeff Hornacek. The new Knicks coach wouldn’t have been surprised if Phil Jackson wanted to see more…

  • [NYDN] Jeff Hornacek admits Knicks players ‘don’t like to run’ triangle
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 12:50:52 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek is intent on updating Phil Jackson’s antiquated triangle offense and even admitted what is already painfully obvious.

  • [NYTimes] Sparks 78, Lynx 76 | Finals Los Angeles leads series, 1-0: Sparks’ Alana Beard Hits Buzzer-Beater to Defeat Lynx in Game 1
    (Monday, October 10, 2016 4:30:11 AM)

    With two M.V.P. teammates drawing attention, Beard buried a baseline jumper to give Los Angeles the first game of the W.N.B.A. finals over the Minnesota Lynx.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah Distract Knicks, Right on Schedule
    (Monday, October 10, 2016 12:29:13 AM)

    In another preseason of complications, Rose is tending to legal troubles in a California court, and Noah is sidelined by a sore hamstring.

  • [NYTimes] Harden’s Preseason Remains Off to a Flying Start
    (Monday, October 10, 2016 4:04:18 AM)

    Preseason statistics often can be misleading.

  • [NYTimes] Beard’s Jumper Lifts Sparks Over Lynx in Game 1
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 11:04:00 PM)

    In a championship series filled with stars, Alana Beard sometimes can get lost with so much attention on Minnesota’s four Olympians and the two MVPs in Los Angeles.

  • [NYTimes] Rockets Down Pelicans 123-117 in Shanghai Exhibition Game
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 2:36:41 PM)

    James Harden had 26 points and 15 assists and Eric Gordon went 5 for 10 from three-point range to help lead the Houston Rockets to a 123-117 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in a preseason exhibition game in Shanghai, China on Sunday night.

  • [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek given some latitude on the triangle by Phil Jackson
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 7:38:35 PM)

    As the Knicks were getting some extra shots up after practice, Jeff Hornacek and Phil Jackson sat on the scorer’s table talking. The new coach said the team president wasn’t telling him to run the triangle more, and he’s somewhat surprised he hasn’t.

  • [ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Kristaps Porzingis’ game will challenge Jeff Hornacek
    (Monday, October 10, 2016 5:55:03 AM)

    Monday’s Knicks News: Kristaps Porzingis’ game will challenge Jeff Hornacek

  • [ESPN] Hornacek: Knicks prez Jackson not meddling
    (Sunday, October 09, 2016 2:44:33 PM)

    Hornacek: Knicks prez Jackson not meddling

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