Knicks Morning News (2016.11.14)

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Justin Holiday swears off social media to focus on prayer
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 8:43:57 PM)

    Knicks backup shooting guard Justin Holiday has vowed to stay off social media — except to post Bible verses — in an attempt to increase his prayer work. Holiday’s family is going through tough times. His sister-in-law, soccer star Lauren Holiday, married to the Pelicans’ Jrue Holiday, recently underwent brain surgery for a tumor after…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose vents about refs: Why don’t I ever get the calls?
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 2:49:19 PM)

    Through the first nine games, Derrick Rose has rocketed to the rim without a problem, occasionally with a killer crossover that has the fans fawning. Rose’s forays often end with a lovely kiss off the glass for two points — or a wild miss/turnover. What they don’t end up with is Rose getting to the…

  • [NYPost] Knicks guard fined $15K after screaming word at ref
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 2:11:03 PM)

    Brandon Jennings came away from Boston with two technical fouls and now $15,000 out of his pocket. The NBA hit the Knicks guard with a fine Sunday for “directing inappropriate language toward a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner following his ejection,” after Jennings was tossed from the Knicks’…

  • [NYTimes] Chinese Coaches Take Lessons in Hardwood Diplomacy in America
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 8:17:42 PM)

    Junior high and high school coaches from China participated in a three-month residency as part of a partnership involving the Chinese government, the Pac-12 and the University of Utah.

  • [NYDN] Five most important issues Knicks must address
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 4:54:35 PM)

    In a different and better existence for the Knicks, they start the season with a winning record and a solid defense.

  • [NYDN] Defense continues to be invisible as Knicks lose to Raptors
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 6:57:41 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony came out inspired before disappearing in the fourth quarter.

  • [SNY Knicks] Jennings fined $15K for actions after ejection in Boston
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 6:43:11 PM)

    The Knicks’ Brandon Jennings was fined $15,000 by the NBA Sunday for “failing to leave the court in a timely manner” and “directing inappropriate language toward a game official” in the fourth quarter of Friday’s 115-87 loss in Boston.

  • [SNY Knicks] Can Lee build on his breakout performance for Knicks?
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 11:04:20 AM)

    As Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah attract more of the headlines, the acquisition of Courtney Lee has continued to fly under the radar.

  • [ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Kristaps Porzingis admires Dirk Nowitzki
    (Monday, November 14, 2016 5:52:57 AM)

    Monday’s Knicks News: Kristaps Porzingis admires Dirk Nowitzki

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Jennings fined $15K for language at ref
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 6:56:50 PM)

    Knicks’ Jennings fined $15K for language at ref

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis, at 7-3, still looks up to Dirk Nowitzki
    (Sunday, November 13, 2016 7:30:56 PM)

    After a game last December, Kristaps Porzingis was handed a piece of paper with a phone number on it. A basketball legend was impressed with how the young Knick played and carried himself, and he wanted to extend a helping hand.

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