Knicks Morning News (2016.10.13)

  • [NYDN] Knicks coach to ‘stall’ installation of offense ’til Rose returns
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:47:54 PM)

    For the last week and for an indefinite period moving forward, the Knicks have tried to teach an offense without their point guard.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony upset over Slam Magazine ranking
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 3:36:23 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony’s elite superstar standing has taken a little bit of a hit in the last few years

  • [NYDN] LAPD cop on Derrick Rose rape case found shot to death
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 1:22:57 PM)

    The Los Angeles detective investigating rape allegations against Rose has been found dead of a single gunshot wound.

  • [NYDN] Judge refuses Derrick Rose’s lawyer’s motion to dismiss rape suit
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:43:38 PM)

    A Los Angeles federal judge has denied a request to bounce the $21.5 million civil suit accusing Knicks guard Derrick Rose of rape.

  • [NYTimes] Dismissal Denied, Derrick Rose’s Civil Rape Trial Continues
    (Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:34:09 AM)

    Two co-defendants concurred with Rose’s contention that the sex they had with the plaintiff in 2013 was consensual and that the woman was sober.

  • [NYTimes] Anthony Davis’ Status for Pelicans Opener Up in the Air
    (Thursday, October 13, 2016 2:06:39 AM)

    Anthony Davis was flat on his back, grabbing his right ankle and wincing in pain. And now the New Orleans Pelicans can only wonder if their best player will be ready for opening night.

  • [NYTimes] Rockets Sweep Pelicans in China Games With 116-104 Win
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 2:28:21 PM)

    James Harden is quickly getting comfortable running his new coach’s offense.

  • [NYTimes] Silver: Discussions on NBA Labor Agreement Resume Next Week
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 1:09:38 PM)

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said discussions will resume on the collective bargaining agreement next week after he returns from China, with two months left before a key deadline.

  • [NYPost] ‘Caged animal’: Knicks’ Joakim Noah practicing again
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 10:35:22 PM)

    Joakim Noah is a self-admitted pacifist when it comes to war, but one of the NBA’s most unpeaceful players on the court. “He’s like a caged animal out there,’’ Carmelo Anthony said. “Loud. It’s a different game out there with him. His energy and excitement being back on the court lifted everyone up. That’s what…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo shames mag’s top-50 NBA list: You ranked me where?!
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 5:58:52 PM)

    When your player ranking almost matches your team’s 2014-15 win total (17, that is, at the Knicks’ worst)? Most NBA players might be happy with that. Not Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, who lashed out at SLAM Magazine Wednesday for listing him at No. 15 on their NBA Top 50 rankings. “@slamonline lost all credibility in…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s rape accuser ‘asked for ecstasy:’ testimony
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 3:58:06 PM)

    LOS ANGELES — The woman who’s accused Knicks star Derrick Rose and his pals of drugging and raping her in 2013 came ready to party that day – looking to score booze and drugs and offering men pool-side lap dances, according to testimony Wednesday. Rose’s childhood pal Randall Hampton returned to the witness stand in…

  • [NYPost] Hornacek ‘stalling’ offense and defense until Rose trial ends
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 2:49:02 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek said new point guard Derrick Rose won’t return to the Knicks until his civil rape trial is over, and he’s trying to hold back on some teachings until that time. Rose’s trial is not expected to end until next week after a federal judge ruled Wednesday against a mistrial due to Rose’s accuser…

  • [NYPost] Sources back Derrick Rose: NBA teaches condom disposal
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:14:14 PM)

    Two NBA sources confirmed Derrick Rose’s testimony in federal court during his civil rape trial that the league, in its rookie transitional program, teaches players “safe disposal of condoms’’ to avoid the potential of a woman impregnating herself. A league source said “sexual health’’ is part of the four-day set of lectures, and the condom…

  • [NYPost] Death of lead detective in Derrick Rose case rocks courtroom
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 11:57:23 AM)

    A Los Angeles courtroom was rocked Wednesday by news that the lead detective in the criminal investigation into rape claims against New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot. Rose’s accuser looked to be in shock as she turned to her attorney, who shook his head in disbelief, as LAPD Det….

  • [ESPN] Thursday’s Knicks News: Carmelo Anthony on Joakim Noah: ‘He’s like a caged animal out there’
    (Thursday, October 13, 2016 5:55:26 AM)

    Thursday’s Knicks News: Carmelo Anthony on Joakim Noah: ‘He’s like a caged animal out there’

  • [ESPN] LAPD: Detective’s death won’t affect Rose case
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 6:23:07 PM)

    LAPD: Detective’s death won’t affect Rose case

  • [ESPN] Judge declines to declare mistrial in Rose case
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:11:06 PM)

    Judge declines to declare mistrial in Rose case

  • [ESPN] NBA Rumor Central: Kyle O’Quinn battling two rookies for Knicks’ main backup center spot
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 10:55:05 AM)

    NBA Rumor Central: Kyle O’Quinn battling two rookies for Knicks’ main backup center spot

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks delaying drills while awaiting Derrick Rose’s return
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:23:56 PM)

    How do you teach a new offense to a new team when their new point guard is 3,000 miles away?

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose rape case detective’s death investigated as suicide
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 7:09:00 PM)

    The death of a Los Angeles police detective found shot at a suburban home was being investigated as a suicide, authorities said Wednesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Noah expects to return on Saturday
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 11:57:45 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose will not return to Knicks until trial ends
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:48:50 PM)

    Knicks guard Derrick Rose won’t be returning to the team until his civil trial in Los Angeles is over, Jeff Hornacek told reporters Wednesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Judge in Rose case refuses to declare mistrial
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 1:00:16 PM)

    Lawyers for a woman accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and two of his friends of rape failed to disclose text messages to the defense, but the lapse was not significant enough to throw out the case or declare a mistrial, a judge ruled Wednesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Guards take charge on offense, Noah looks to do same with defense
    (Wednesday, October 12, 2016 8:23:49 AM)

    Without Derrick Rose, both Brandon Jennings and Chasson Randle have done a great job of running the Knicks’ offense and opening things up for teammates in different ways. Rose’s arrival will undoubtedly provide a welcomed boost, but in the interim, there’s been plenty of flow on offense. The team hasn’t missed a beat.