Knicks Morning News (2016.10.30)

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ coach Jeff Hornacek likes veterans’ leadership after loss
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:24:17 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek wasn’t happy with the Knicks’ performance in their regular-season opener, but he liked what he heard in the days after it.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose makes Knicks way more interesting
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:16:44 AM)

    We will not know for some time how much better the Knicks are — or are not — compared to last season. But we already know this: They are far more interesting, perhaps nowhere more so than at point guard.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks rebound in home opener to defeat Memphis Grizzlies
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:14:46 AM)

    The sting of their one-sided opening-night loss lingered for a few days, and the Knicks played Saturday night like a team that just wanted to get it out of their system.

  • [NYPost] Why Kristaps Porzingis could be even better in Year 2
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:32:04 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis’ season-opening performance sparked fears of a sophomore slump. In the Knicks’ home opener, the 21-year-old showed it’s far more likely he will take a leap toward joining the league’s elite. After struggling on both ends of the floor in a blowout loss to the Cavaliers on Tuesday, last season’s Rookie of the Year…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose set to make Knicks fans forget these past PGs
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:10:42 PM)

    A Knicks’ 18-point lead became 10, became seven, became two against the Grizzlies. So back came three starters, including Derrick Rose with 8:36 left in the home opener. “They were just telling me to attack,” Rose said. “Usually when I attack, the paint is always open with the shooters that we have and someone has…

  • [NYPost] Noah sparkles in home debut as Knicks snag uplifting first win
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 6:28:50 PM)

    Joakim Noah took the microphone before tip-off of the Knicks’ home opener and told the Garden crowd: “It’s a long season. Thanks for the support. Let’s get it.” The Knicks got it. They built an 18-point first-half lead behind Noah’s crisp passing and defense. They held on for dear life in the fourth quarter by…

  • [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek wants to bring the ’90s to the Knicks defense
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:58:46 AM)

    Let’s get physical! That’s Jeff Hornacek’s mantra to his Knicks, whose defense was deplorable in the preseason and in Tuesday’s opener in Cleveland. His best years coming in Utah, where he played in two Finals against Phil Jackson’s Bulls, Hornacek has invoked his old coach a few times this preseason. So far, the Knicks defense…

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 111, Grizzlies 104: Knicks Let Lead Slip Against Grizzlies, but Still Hold On
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:15:29 AM)

    In a 111-104 win over Memphis, the Knicks turned what appeared to be a triumphant homecoming into a white-knuckle affair as an 18-point lead wasted away.

  • [NYDN] It’s early, but Knicks have avoided crisis mode once already
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 9:05:56 PM)

    Perhaps you already forgot that the Knicks once fired Lenny Wilkens’ top aide, Dick Helm, after the second game of 2004-05 season.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis leads way for offense in Knicks’ home opener
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:44:32 PM)

    The Knicks never trailed in front of an excited crowd, and went on a game-breaking run midway through the fourth quarter.

  • [NYDN] Joakim Noah already becoming hometown hero at Garden
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 8:43:43 PM)

    For Noah, who was born and raised in Hell’s Kitchen, the Knicks’ win over Memphis was a “dream” come true — three decades in the making.

  • [NYDN] Seraphin admits Knicks career hurt by stress, being out of shape
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 7:10:53 AM)

    Kevin Seraphin’s brief Knicks career got off on the wrong foot because he arrived in camp out of shape, leading to sporadic minutes.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Noah lead Knicks past Grizzlies in home opener, 111-104
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:27:19 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis had a team-high 21 points and new Knick Joakim Noah had seven assists and 10 rebounds as New York held on to beat Memphis 111-104 Saturday in the Knicks’ home opener.

  • [SNY Knicks] TD’s 3 keys to victories against the Grizzlies
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 3:21:01 PM)

    Tommy Dee’s three keys to victory for the Knicks against the Grizzlies.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ new group shouldn’t rush good chemistry
    (Saturday, October 29, 2016 11:35:25 AM)

    A new core for the Knicks will take time to gel.

  • [ESPN] Carmelo Anthony says he has no problem sharing the shots — and the spotlight — in New York
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 2:30:17 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony says he has no problem sharing the shots — and the spotlight — in New York

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