Knicks Morning News (2016.10.29)

  • [NYTimes] Echo of Jeremy Lin’s Glory Days as Nets Win Home Opener
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 4:21:10 AM)

    The Nets, unsung and inexperienced, engineered a 103-94 victory over the Indiana Pacers, and Lin finished with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 9 assists.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks Need Time to Regroup (or Just to Group)
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 12:06:32 AM)

    An opening-night rout at Cleveland showed that the team remains a work in progress, with new players not yet meshing and the triangle offense still a puzzlement.

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo: Knicks will be ‘totally different team’ in home opener
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 6:36:40 PM)

    A disappointing loss on Tuesday has Carmelo Anthony determined the Knicks will play better on Saturday in the team’s home opener, he told reporters Friday after practice.

  • [SNY Knicks] Baker questionable for Saturday against Grizzlies
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 1:51:42 PM)

    Ron Baker is listed as questionable for Saturday against the Grizzlies.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek, Anthony look to solidify team identity
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 9:16:31 AM)

    With the Knicks clearly not be on the same page as a team in their opening-game loss to the Cavaliers, Carmelo Anthony is eager to put that behind them and come together.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks made right move passing on Dwyane Wade
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 8:32:34 AM)

    In his Bulls debut on Thursday night, Dwyane Wade knocked down four daggers from deep en route to scoring 22 points. It was a solid victory, but perhaps the most interesting thing is that Wade connected on just seven long range shots all of last season. He’s already more than halfway there following one game.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony says Knicks have ‘sense of urgency’ for home opener
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 7:40:21 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony doesn’t want to make a big deal over one game, but he twice said the Knicks will have more of a sense of urgency in their home opener Saturday night.

  • [NYPost] Knicks legend can’t say enough good things about Rose, Noah
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 11:20:04 PM)

    Despite the Knicks’ opening-night debacle in Cleveland, franchise legend Willis Reed said he believes the additions of Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah will vault the team into the playoffs after a three-year drought. Reed, who lives in rural Louisiana and still hunts deer, attended Friday’s practice as guest of his former teammate, Phil Jackson. Reed…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony promises the real Knicks will show up this time
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 9:49:04 PM)

    Typically, an October home opener doesn’t come attached with a must-win scenario, but Carmelo Anthony is ultra anxious to prove the Knicks’ debut in Cleveland was a fluke. Coming off Tuesday’s embarrassing 117-88 blowout loss to the defending champion Cavaliers, the Knicks want to show their fans that really wasn’t them. The playoff-sturdy Grizzlies invade…

  • [NYPost] The lessons Derrick Rose learned from Knicks debut
    (Friday, October 28, 2016 11:13:09 AM)

    Coming off his one-assist, four-turnover Knicks debut in Cleveland on Tuesday, Derrick Rose promised he will be more “patient’’ and explained why he feels the Garden fans will come to appreciate his game more than did those in Chicago. Rose will play his first game at the Garden in a Knicks uniform on Saturday in…

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