Knicks Morning News (2016.10.16)

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony compares rookie Willy Hernangomez to Marc Gasol
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 11:02:22 PM)

    One of the biggest revelations of New York’s preseason has been the play of rookie Willy Hernangomez.

  • [NYDN] Noah debuts for Knicks, but Porzingis leaves with injury
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:43:38 PM)

    Joakim Noah got a special introduction before Saturday’s preseason game against the Celtics.

  • [NYDN] Time for Melo to pass torch to Kristaps Porzingis is coming soon
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 5:02:25 PM)

    How Carmelo handles that delicate transition to Porzingis becoming the face of the franchise is critical.

  • [NYTimes] In a Pioneering Moment for the W.N.B.A., Players Unite in Protests Over Injustices
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 6:57:14 PM)

    W.N.B.A. players were among the first to stage protests over the issues of race, violence and policing in the United States, and they have held firm over the course of the league’s 20th season.

  • [NYTimes] Keeping Score: Minnows of the Sports World Nip the Titles From the Whales
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 5:30:39 PM)

    Most of the titleholders in American professional sports are small-market franchises, a situation in need of correction.

  • [SNY Knicks] Celts top Knicks in exhibition; Porzingis misses 2nd half with sore groin
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 11:14:12 PM)

    The Knicks lose an exhibition to the Celtics as Kristaps Porzingis sits in the second half with a sore groin.

  • [SNY Knicks] Should Rose be Knicks’ opening night sixth man?
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 1:42:25 PM)

    The more time Derrick Rose misses through games and practices, the more difficult it will likely be for the Knicks to ease him back in.

  • [NYPost] Meet the hotshot daughter of Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 1:58:07 AM)

    When Jeff Hornacek’s name was floated in May as the potential new coach of the Knicks, most stories focused on what the former Utah Jazz shooting guard would bring to the table. Namely, his gorgeous daughter, Abby. “I definitely noticed [the attention],” the 22-year-old tells The Post. “I won’t say I didn’t, but I am…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose drama has Knicks’ soap opera in mid-season form
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:01:32 PM)

    Maybe it will be a good thing for Derrick Rose’s bank account he didn’t settle his sexual assault civil trial. However, whether he wins or loses, the episode has been a black eye for the Knicks. As the Knicks were outclassed in a preseason game by the Celtics on Saturday, 119-107, at the Garden, Rose…

  • [NYPost] Joakim Noah returns but Knicks lose Kristaps Porzingis in defeat
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 6:26:03 PM)

    Knicks center Joakim Noah made it back, but frontcourt mate Kristaps Porzingis took a seat. It’s always something. During player introductions, form was broken when the starting center got introduced for the first time as a Knick as hailing from “Hell’s Kitchen” instead of the University of Florida. It was a nice touch for Noah’s…

  • [ESPN] Kristaps Porzingis suffers minor groin injury; expected to play Wednesday for Knicks
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 1:15:11 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis suffers minor groin injury; expected to play Wednesday for Knicks

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah hits the Garden court for first time as Knick
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:58:52 PM)

    Joakim Noah was back home, and everyone was going to know about it.

  • [NY Newsday] Willy Hernangomez positioning himself as Knicks’ backup center
    (Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:41:00 PM)

    Willy Hernangomez is putting the Knicks on notice.

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