Knicks Morning News (2016.10.18)

  • [ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks News: PG depth is thin while Rose is away
    (Tuesday, October 18, 2016 4:58:20 AM)

    Tuesday’s Knicks News: PG depth is thin while Rose is away

  • [ESPN] Melo wants D-League revamp as part of CBA
    (Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:24:38 AM)

    Melo wants D-League revamp as part of CBA

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony: ‘We put too much pressure’ on Kristaps Porzingis
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 8:15:29 PM)

    Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony: ‘We put too much pressure’ on Kristaps Porzingis

  • [ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Rookie Willy Hernangomez forcing way into playing rotation
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 9:28:53 AM)

    Monday’s Knicks News: Rookie Willy Hernangomez forcing way into playing rotation

  • [NYTimes] Fred Slaughter, Who Helped U.C.L.A. Win Its First Basketball Championship, Dies at 74
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 11:49:08 PM)

    Slaughter, a center, averaged 7.9 points and 8.1 rebounds per game when the Bruins went 30-0 in the 1963-64 season, winning the first of John Wooden’s 10 N.C.A.A. titles.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose might miss final two preseason games
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 7:30:21 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Derrick Rose is going to have to learn the Knicks’ offense on the fly.

  • [NYDN] Rolling Stone deletes story on Derrick Rose rape trial
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 10:06:42 PM)

    Rolling Stone appears to be in some hot water again.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose asking again for rape case to be dismissed
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 7:14:16 PM)

    This time he filed a motion over trial testimony he says was out of bounds.

  • [NYDN] Knicks thin at point guard as Derrick Rose trial continues
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 4:58:43 PM)

    The Knicks took a gamble by not signing a third point guard over the summer.

  • [NYDN] Melo to Knicks fans: Give Porzingis opportunity to grow as player
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 4:57:34 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony wants to pump the brakes on the Kristaps Porzingis hype.

  • [NYPost] Chasson Randle adds more chaos to Knicks’ guard situation
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 6:19:06 PM)

    Knicks rookie point guard Chasson Randle will miss three to four weeks with an orbital fracture, making the team’s depth at point guard razor thin. The club wants to keep Randle on the 15-man roster despite the facial injury. One farflung scenario is to cut him, pay him the partial guarantee worth $100,000, and keep…

  • [NYPost] What’s behind Isiah Thomas’ lofty Knicks prediction?
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 4:03:23 PM)

    It’s never easy to read Isiah Thomas’ agenda, but he’s made a wild Knicks prediction that will air Tuesday night on NBA TV’s “Open Court” season preview show. Thomas works under the Garden umbrella as the Liberty president and unofficial compadre of Knicks owner James Dolan. Going against the grain of almost all prognosticators, Thomas…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s accuser trying to block ex-coworker’s testimony
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 11:53:57 AM)

    Derrick Rose’s accuser is trying to block the Knicks guard from using testimony by a former coworker, who said that her rape claim is “false and financially motivated.” Just yesterday Rose’s lawyers surprised attorneys for the accuser with their plan to read from December 2015 and May 2016 depositions on the last full day of…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony: Slow down the Kristaps Porzingis hype
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 11:30:37 AM)

    Put the brakes on the Latvian lovefest. Carmelo Anthony said the sky-high expectations for Kristaps Porzingis’ sophomore campaign need to be tempered — with fans and media failing to realize he’s just 21 and coming off his rookie season. Porzingis sat out a second straight day of Knicks scrimmages to rest the groin strain he…

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Knicks’ next game against Celtics
    (Tuesday, October 18, 2016 1:11:46 AM)

    Knicks players discuss their opener against the Celtics and concerns they may have starting the new season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose could miss rest of Knicks’ preseason
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 8:14:53 PM)

    Knicks guard Derrick Rose will likely not play with the team for the final two preseason games, head coach Jeff Hornacek told reporters Monday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis was limited in practice Monday due to groin injury
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 1:35:36 PM)

    Knicks F Kristaps Porzingis was limited during practice Monday due to his groin injury.

  • [SNY Knicks] Randle will miss three-to-four weeks due to eye bone fracture
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 1:30:49 PM)

    Rookie guard Chasson Randle will be out for three-to-four weeks due to an eye bone fracture.

  • [SNY Knicks] Realistic expectations for Willy Hernangomez
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 9:10:55 AM)

    Willy Hernangomez, the prized Knicks rookie who the team acquired from the Philadelphia 76ers and who Carmelo Anthony (and several others in the organization) liken to Marc Gasol of the Grizzlies, has already made a big impact on the team this preseason.

  • [SNY Knicks] Assessing Knicks’ decision between Chasson Randle and Ron Baker
    (Monday, October 17, 2016 8:27:58 AM)

    Up until about a month ago, the Knicks were primed to head into training camp with fourteen guaranteed contracts. The seemingly open roster spot meant that young guards Chasson Randle and Ron Baker would be able to battle it out and aim to prove themselves, despite only having partially guaranteed pacts.

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