Knicks Morning News (2016.10.26)

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose and Knicks look far from ‘Super Team’
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:30:43 PM)

    This city finally got to raise a championship banner on Tuesday, a ceremony that was 52 years in the making.

  • [NYDN] Knicks crushed by Cavaliers as LeBron James records triple-double
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:29:02 PM)

    LeBron James and Kyrie Irving put the hurt in the Knicks’ growing pains.

  • [NYDN] Knicks, Cavaliers do not make statement during national anthem
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 7:48:58 PM)

    The Knicks and Cavs mostly stood in a standard line before Tuesday night’s season opener.

  • [NYDN] LeBron James says some Cavaliers had chips on shoulder
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 7:36:28 PM)

    LeBron James wasn’t naming names but he seemed to be referring to J.R.

  • [NYDN] Joakim Noah continues to trash city of Cleveland before opener
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:33:45 PM)

    Famous Cleveland denigrator Joakim Noah couldn’t resist throwing a little shade on one of the biggest sports nights in the city’s history.

  • [NYPost] Joakim Noah mocks Cleveland after congratulating Cavs fans
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:27:21 PM)

    The only defiance from the Knicks on Tuesday came before their 117-88 season-opening loss — just as the Cavaliers began their ring ceremony. Joakim Noah, whose disdain for the Cavaliers is well-documented, needed to be told to leave the court as he shot free throws while the lights dimmed for the ceremony and a video…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s blunt take on his Game 1 Knicks performance
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:48:30 PM)

    CLEVELAND — In the hours before his Knicks debut, Derrick Rose took his fist and knocked it on the Quicken Loans Arena hardwood. He had been asked whether this was the longest period he hadn’t had a setback with his knees. Rose admitted to “nerves’’ before his first game as a Knick and said his…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ new-guys report card: Did anyone earn a B?
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 8:12:46 PM)

    Here’s how the new-look Knicks graded out in their debuts: Derrick Rose: Looked overanxious with four turnovers in the first half and just one assist all game. Had some great moments exploding to the rim but rust was evident as expected. Grade: C Courtney Lee: Had a quiet preseason and showed little in his debut,…

  • [NYPost] Knicks get Cavalier pass, but home opener can’t be this ugly
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 7:52:25 PM)

    CLEVELAND — The NBA may not have done the Knicks any favors by serving them up to the Cavaliers Tuesday night, on a night when Cleveland was feeling awfully damn good about itself. Up went a banner, the first such to commemorate a championship in this town in 52 years. Down went the Knicks. Hard….

  • [NYPost] Knicks kick off another new era with another humiliation
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:02:18 PM)

    CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers ran rings around the Knicks. Derrick Rose was rusty, Carmelo Anthony was sloppy, Kristaps Porzingis looked far from a budding superstar and Courtney Lee and Joakim Noah were shut out. No, the Knicks’ new glittering starting five didn’t sparkle and the bench was a liability. The Cavaliers got their championship rings…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose literally knocks on wood: My knee ghosts are gone
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 1:15:01 PM)

    CLEVELAND – In the hours before his Knicks debut, Derrick Rose took a fist and knocked it on the hardwood at Quicken Loans Arena. He had been asked if this was the longest period he hadn’t had a setback with his knees. Rose, who admitted to “nerves’’ before his first game as a Knick, said…

  • [NYPost] What Knicks will be doing while Cavaliers celebrate
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:09:28 AM)

    CLEVELAND – The Knicks won’t be on the court during the Cavaliers’ pre-game ring ceremony Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, with Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek saying his team instead may spend the time reviewing film before their season opener. In recent days, Hornacek said it would be good for the Knicks to witness the festivites to…

  • [NYTimes] Cavaliers 117, Knicks 88: LeBron James Puts Up Triple-Double as Cavaliers Crush Knicks in Opener
    (Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:17:23 AM)

    James had 19 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds for his 43rd career triple-double, and Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, equaling reigning champion Cleveland’s margin of victory.

  • [NYTimes] The Golden State Warriors Play the Beautiful Game
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:00:22 AM)

    Pass, pass, pass, pass, pass, shoot. Purists and critics agree: It’s a sight to behold.

  • [NYTimes] Essay: I Was Never Jackie Chan, and I’m Not Jeremy Lin
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:27:07 PM)

    Jeremy Lin is a good basketball player, but also on the shortlist of famous Asians invoked in racist taunts.

  • [NYTimes] When Linsanity Happened
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:15:39 PM)

    Linsanity reverberates today. We look back on it — the good, the bad and the gaffes — on the eve of Jeremy Lin’s return to New York as a member of the Nets.

  • [ESPN] Rose on Cavs rout: ‘Thank God this is first game’
    (Wednesday, October 26, 2016 1:44:32 AM)

    Rose on Cavs rout: ‘Thank God this is first game’

  • [ESPN] Nothing changes for Cavaliers and Knicks on Opening Night
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:16:10 PM)

    Nothing changes for Cavaliers and Knicks on Opening Night

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks no match for Cavaliers, LeBron James on opening night
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:44:33 PM)

    CLEVELAND — The Knicks had a chance in front of a loud crowd and a national television audience to silence the fans and prove they could compete with the NBA champs. But the more things change for the Knicks the more they stay the same.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony wants what Cavs have: Rings
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 9:49:00 PM)

    CLEVELAND — Carmelo Anthony wants what LeBron James and ex-teammates J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert received Tuesday night.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks won’t watch Cavaliers’ NBA championship ring ceremony
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 12:21:52 PM)

    CLEVELAND — The Knicks won’t be witnesses to the Cavaliers’ championship ring ceremony or banner being raised to the rafters.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks overwhelmed by Cavs, 117-88, on Opening Night
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:00:09 PM)

    LeBron James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who raised their championship banner before the game, beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener.

  • [SNY Knicks] TD’s 3 keys to victory against Cleveland
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 5:05:09 PM)’s Tommy Dee lists his 3 keys to victory for the Knicks’ season opener against the Cavaliers tonight.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek, Rose, Porzingis and Carmelo prepare for season opener
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:09:26 PM)

    Hornacek, Rose, Porzingis and Carmelo prepare for season opener

  • [SNY Knicks] Why Porzingis holds the keys for the present and future
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 2:15:50 PM)

    While the Knicks are looking like a potential playoff team this season, it is Kristaps Porzingis that holds the keys for the team’s present and future success.

  • [SNY Knicks] SNY’s coverage of the Knicks shootaround in Cleveland
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:12:44 AM)

    SNY’s coverage of the Knicks shootaround in Cleveland

  • [SNY Knicks] Season preview from Myles Mills
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 11:35:38 AM)

    This time last year was vastly different. The Knicks finished with a 32-50 record, and did little to change the opinions of pessimists and Carmelo Anthony haters. This year is a lot different. The East is no longer the push over conference.

  • [SNY Knicks] Van Gundy, Jackson like the Knicks roster makeover, envision playoffs
    (Tuesday, October 25, 2016 10:01:27 AM)

    ESPN NBA analysts Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson like the roster makeover the Knicks underwent this offseason and envision them as a playoff contender (Best, Oct. 25).

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