Knicks Morning News (2016.10.17)

  • [NY Newsday] Mindaugas Kuzminskas gives Knicks offensive lift off the bench
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 7:52:59 PM)

    Mindaugas Kuzminskas is not your typical NBA rookie.

  • [SNY Knicks] ‘Big baby’ Hernangomez has an opportunity
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 1:25:07 PM)

    Willy Hernangomez is having a good preseason as he competes for the Knicks’ backup center spot.

  • [SNY Knicks] Randle has eye bone fracture
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 11:29:49 AM)

    Rookie guard Chasson Randle has an eye bone fracture sustained during practice on Friday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah’s arrival adds new dimension to Knicks’ game
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 10:14:52 AM)

    Making his Knicks debut at The World’s Most Famous Arena on Saturday, hometown kid Joakim Noah was ushered in as Hell’s Kitchen’s own on the Garden PA system.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis not expected to miss time with groin injury
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:20:36 AM)

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis suffered a groin injury in the team’s loss to the Celtics Saturday night, but it is not expected to keep him out of the lineup, he told reporters after the game.

  • [NYDN] Celtics’ Thomas: Knicks’ triangle won’t work without legend
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 10:16:12 AM)

    The first thing that comes to Isaiah Thomas’ mind when asked about Jeff Hornacek is his system.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: In Donning a Knicks Uniform, Joakim Noah Slips Into a Lifelong Dream
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 8:33:18 PM)

    Noah, who grew up in Brooklyn and was a Knicks fan as a child, made his debut in a preseason game Saturday at Madison Square Garden. “It was special,” he said.

  • [NYTimes] Lynx 85, Sparks 79 | Series is tied, 2-2: Lynx Hold Off Sparks to Force Game 5
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 3:47:05 AM)

    Maya Moore scored 31 points, and Minnesota’s defense held Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker in check to help the Lynx even the series.

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose case witness: Rape accuser instigated threesome
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 11:51:36 PM)

    LOS ANGELES — Derrick Rose’s star witness — the turncoat ex-pal of his accuser — instigated a threesome among them several months before the alleged rape, court papers claim. Sex therapist and masseuse Gabriela Chavez, who called Rose’s accuser a pathological liar on the witness stand Friday, went to Chicago with her in May 2013…

  • [NYPost] Roster-pondering Knicks won’t hold injury against intriguing PG
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 7:23:14 PM)

    It doesn’t sound like Chasson Randle’s injury is going to cost him a roster spot. Randle, battling to be the team’s third point guard, suffered a left orbital fracture Friday during practice, and will see a specialist Monday, the Knicks said. But coach Jeff Hornacek doesn’t believe it will hurt his chances of making the…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ big man flier is turning into a revelation
    (Sunday, October 16, 2016 6:21:05 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek heard so many positive things about Willy Hernangomez before training camp began, but the Knicks coach forced himself to lower expectations. It wouldn’t be fair to expect too much from a 22-year-old new to the country and new to the style of play in the NBA. It would only be natural for Hernangomez…

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