Knicks Morning News (2016.10.31)

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose and Knicks face early test with schedule
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 5:13:35 PM)

    We’ve already seen what the Knicks look like with LeBron James on the court and when they get three days of rest.

  • [NYDN] It’s early, but Knicks have avoided crisis mode once already
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 7:11:40 AM)

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

  • [NYPost] How Carmelo’s 4th-quarter backseat shows Knicks’ potential
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 7:01:57 PM)

    There was a decided difference in the Knicks game Saturday compared to most of those in recent seasons — beyond the fact the Knicks won. In the fourth quarter, the Knicks had options, not just Carmelo Anthony. Oh, when matters in the eventual 111-104 home-opening victory over Memphis got tight, Anthony delivered perhaps the biggest…

  • [NYPost] Brandon Jennings revives D’Angelo Russell scandal: He’s a ‘snitch’
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 3:55:01 PM)

    Brandon Jennings hasn’t forgotten. The Knicks guard said he doesn’t respect D’Angelo Russell after the Lakers’ young, skilled point guard last year recorded teammate Nick Young confessing he had cheated on his fiancee in a video that later showed up online. Jennings, the 27-year-old in his first year in New York, was having a Q&A…

  • [NYPost] This is the Courtney Lee he wants Knicks fans to know
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 1:21:59 PM)

    Courtney Lee can now forget his opening night as a Knick. Lee’s first Knicks effort was a mess Tuesday in Cleveland. He shot 0-of-5. The Knicks stunk. Some guys say you just forget and move on, that the sting can be quickly forgotten. Not Lee. The bitter taste remained. It wasn’t like he got over…

  • [NYTimes] Sports Business: One-and-Done System Gets a Documentary. Call It a Farce.
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 11:58:07 PM)

    Ben Simmons, the subject of “One & Done,” knew that he would enter the N.B.A. draft after one season at Louisiana State. So why pretend?

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: A Knicks Opponent Offers Derrick Rose a Low-Profile Role Model
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 4:10:05 PM)

    The Knicks’ versatile attack on Saturday against the Grizzlies underscored that they need Rose to be more like the understated Mike Conley Jr. than an M.V.P.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis showing more poise, maturity in second season
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 7:51:52 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis needed to gather himself a couple of times during the Knicks’ home opener. But he’s no longer a rookie, so it wasn’t that difficult.

  • [ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: In second season, Porzingis showing more poise, maturity
    (Monday, October 31, 2016 4:41:03 AM)

    Monday’s Knicks News: In second season, Porzingis showing more poise, maturity

  • [SNY Knicks] Will Joakim Noah make a greater impact than Robin Lopez?
    (Sunday, October 30, 2016 9:37:01 AM)

    Joakim Noah’s versatile and eye-opening efforts in the Knicks’ Saturday night win over Memphis beg the question: will he make a bigger impact than Robin Lopez did last season?

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