Knicks Morning News (2016.11.16)

  • [NY Newsday] LeBron James critical of Phil Jackson’s ‘posse’ remark
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:10:00 PM)

    LeBron James fired back at Phil Jackson and said he lost all respect for him after the Knicks’ president referred to his friends and business partners as his “posse.”

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah to return to starting lineup against Pistons
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 3:40:00 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek is going back to his regular first unit Wednesday night against the Pistons, but he joked he couldn’t promise he would start that way in the second half.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Carmelo Anthony weighs in on the Phil/LeBron spat
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:23:55 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony on whether he thought Phil Jackson’s comments were out of line regarding LeBron James and his management team.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lebron criticizes Jackson for referring to business partners as ‘posse’
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 4:15:56 PM)

    Lebron James has lost all respect for Phil Jackson after the Knicks’ team president referred to James’ business partners as his ‘posse.’

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks assign Marshall Plumlee to D-League
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 2:45:42 PM)

    The Knicks have assigned Marshall Plumlee to the D-League, where he is expected to suit up tomorrow night at Greensboro.

  • [SNY Knicks] Can the Knicks get more from Brandon Jennings?
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 1:04:14 PM)

    With the Knicks struggling to begin the season, can they get more out of backup point guard Brandon Jennings?

  • [NYPost] Joakim Noah will start — but for how much longer?
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:17:12 PM)

    Joakim Noah is still the starting center — for now. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said Noah will take the opening tap at center against the Pistons on Wednesday but failed to guarantee he would be doing so for the second half. Hornacek said he is intrigued with his new “small-ball’’ lineup and will continue to…

  • [NYPost] The real issue with another Phil Jackson agitation
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:54:46 AM)

    Forget for a second whether Phil Jackson understands how loaded the word “posse” is, and that it was almost certain to bother LeBron James – and most NBA players – when Jackson used it in an interview to describe James’ closest associates. A full lifetime in and around professional basketball suggests – insists – that…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo takes LeBron’s side: I’d be angry with Phil Jackson, too
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:55:04 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony has sided with buddy LeBron James over his team’s president. Anthony said he is not surprised at James’ beef with Phil Jackson in calling his handlers “a posse,’’ adding he would be offended, too, if his entourage got tagged by Jackson with that word. Anthony also said he can’t “understand” why Jackson is…

  • [NYPost] LeBron James outraged at Phil Jackson’s ‘posse’ comment
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 7:39:14 AM)

    The only good news for the Knicks is when LeBron James next becomes a free agent in the summer of 2020, team president Phil Jackson’s contract will have expired. Jackson has burned another bridge as his inept presidency took another turn with James responding negatively to the Zen Master’s use of the term “posse’’ when describing…

  • [NYTimes] LeBron James Fires Back at Phil Jackson for ‘Posse’ Comment
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 8:43:49 PM)

    When the Knicks’ president used “posse” to describe James’s friends who travel and work with him, James took offense, citing the racial connotation of the word.

  • [NYTimes] Everyone Shoots 3s Now. Even Brook Lopez.
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 4:36:03 PM)

    After taking a total of seven 3-point attempts in his first six N.B.A. seasons, the Nets center has hoisted up 38 this season, in only eight games.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Suns’ Devin Booker Has a Knowledgeable Workout Guru: His Father
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:00:24 PM)

    Booker’s father, Melvin, had a productive pro basketball career that included stops in Italy, Turkey and Russia, as well as 32 games in the N.B.A.

  • [ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Joakim Noah will start against Pistons
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 5:55:08 AM)

    Wednesday’s Knicks News: Joakim Noah will start against Pistons

  • [ESPN] Rose seeking $70K in court costs from accuser
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:12:16 PM)

    Rose seeking $70K in court costs from accuser

  • [ESPN] Melo: Jackson’s comment ‘hit home’ to LeBron
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 3:24:15 PM)

    Melo: Jackson’s comment ‘hit home’ to LeBron

  • [ESPN] LeBron rips ‘posse’ remark, mulls Phil’s intent
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 12:33:48 PM)

    LeBron rips ‘posse’ remark, mulls Phil’s intent

  • [ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks News: Joakim Noah benched in wins over Mavs
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 8:13:19 AM)

    Tuesday’s Knicks News: Joakim Noah benched in wins over Mavs

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony, LeBron not happy with Jackson’s use of ‘posse’
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:01:00 PM)

    Phil Jackson set a new world record this week for alienating NBA superstars.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose seeking payment from rape accuser
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 3:40:03 PM)

    Rose was cleared in his civil trial, and now he’s seeking damages.

  • [NYDN] LeBron James takes Phil Jackson to task for ‘posse’ comments
    (Tuesday, November 15, 2016 9:48:27 AM)

    Consider this bridge burned.

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