Knicks Morning News (2016.11.17)

  • [NYDN] The Knicks are slowly but surely evolving into Porzingis’ team
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:47:47 PM)

    There no stopping Kristaps Porzingis. The fans, chanting “M-V-P” in the fourth quarter, can sense it as well.

  • [NYDN] Stan Van Gundy says Pistons never stay at Trump hotels
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:47:25 PM)

    Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy was outspoken last week after Donald Trump was elected president

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis has career night in Knicks’ win over Pistons
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:11:21 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis’ emergence as a breakout star continued moving forward on Wednesday night.

  • [NYDN] Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy admits to using word ‘posse’
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 2:54:57 PM)

    Stan Van Gundy admittedly has used the word “posse,” too, and agrees that “it’s just not right.”

  • [NYDN] LeBron James should look in mirror after Phil’s ‘posse’ comment
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:40:59 PM)

    LeBron James was quick to cast Phil Jackson as a racist for using a word that I and others feel is closer to “entourage” than “gang.”

  • [NYDN] Knicks president Phil Jackson shares ‘posse’ tweet… kind of
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:34:12 PM)

    Phil Jackson has remained silent after offending LeBron James — and it seems like Carmelo Anthony — with his use of the word “posse.”

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson has used ‘posse’ while discussing LeBron before
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:30:27 AM)

    If Phil Jackson’s use of the word “posse” offended LeBron James, then the Cavs star shouldn’t pick up one of the Zen Master’s books.

  • [NYPost] One Knicks bench player ‘doing everything right’
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 9:14:54 PM)

    Justin Holiday is emerging as this year’s Lance Thomas. With Thomas still sidelined, bothered by a bone bruise in his left ankle and plantar fasciitis in both feet, Holiday has become a key bench piece. No, he didn’t start the second half Wednesday as he did Monday versus the Mavericks, but he logged 24 minutes…

  • [NYPost] This is the Joakim Noah Phil Jackson envisioned
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:35:09 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony could see it in the dressing room before the game ever started, could sense he was going to see something a little different from Joakim Noah. That’s always been what his teammates have said about Noah, going all the way back to Gainesville, Fla. You don’t just see intensity from him. You feel…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis’ career-best night saves the Knicks
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 5:08:43 PM)

    Just two weeks ago, Kristaps Porzingis got benched against the Pistons for the final nine minutes of a tight game because of his defensive shortcomings. Wednesday in the rematch, Porzingis again showed the silliness of the maneuver. The Knicks’ future — and Phil Jackson’s smartest move — smashed his career-high, taking over the game in…

  • [NYPost] Stan Van Gundy comes clean amid ‘posse’ spat: I’m guilty
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 2:48:02 PM)

    Phil Jackson didn’t apologize for using the word “posse’’ in describing LeBron James’ management team, but forever outspoken Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy did it for him. Before facing the Knicks on Wednesday, Van Gundy owned up to using the phrase “posse’’ in a similar vein in regards to black associates, saying the…

  • [NY Newsday] Justin Holiday surprises Knicks with his all-around play
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 11:41:36 PM)

    Justin Holiday is proving to be more than just a player who was put in the Derrick Rose trade to make the salaries match up.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis has career night with 35 points in Knicks’ win
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 11:34:54 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis had the Garden buzzing, the Knicks bouncing all over the floor and Joakim Noah sprinting off the bench and to halfcourt to give his teammate a running chest bump after a three-pointer.

  • [NY Newsday] Stan Van Gundy, Magic Johnson speak on Jackson’s use of ‘posse’
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 11:01:00 PM)

    The fallout from Phil Jackson’s criticism of LeBron James continued into Wednesday, as a basketball icon took to defending Jackson’s intentions, while Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy, called the use of the word “posse” to classify a black athlete’s business associates “not right.”

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis scores career-high 35 points as Knicks edge Pistons, 105-102
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:10:37 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis scored a career-high 35 points and the Knicks held on to beat the Pistons, 105-102, Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks recall Marshall Plumlee from D-League
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 10:34:42 PM)

    The Knicks have recalled Marshall Plumlee from their D-League affiliate, the Westchester Knicks, the team announced Wednesday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks look to stay on track against Pistons
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7:05:26 PM)

    The Detroit Pistons answered questions about whether they could find a capable replacement for Andre Drummond in their frontcourt.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Will ‘posse’ comments put a strain on relationship between Jackson, Melo?
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 6:39:40 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] TKB Podcast: Phil’s Big Mouth, Knicks Small Ball
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 3:36:20 PM)

    TKB Podcast: Phil’s Big Mouth, Knicks Small Ball

  • [SNY Knicks] Q&A with the Jake Brown Show
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 2:21:19 PM)

    Transcript from Tommy Dee’s appearance on the CBS podcast The Jake Brown Show talking Knicks

  • [SNY Knicks] Will Porzingis eventually overshadow Noah at center?
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:38:03 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis took over at the 5 in place of Joakim Noah in the Knicks’ win over the Mavericks on Monday. What does that mean for both players going forward?

  • [ESPN] Thursday’s Knicks News: Porzingis scores career-high 35 in win over Pistons
    (Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:21:29 AM)

    Thursday’s Knicks News: Porzingis scores career-high 35 in win over Pistons

  • [ESPN] Derrick Rose on Kristaps Porzingis’ 35-point night: ‘That’s scary’
    (Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:44:58 AM)

    Derrick Rose on Kristaps Porzingis’ 35-point night: ‘That’s scary’

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: The Ball Is Moving, and the Lakers Are Rolling
    (Thursday, November 17, 2016 2:00:07 AM)

    With its new coach, Luke Walton, emphasizing teamwork and passing, the team is off to a 7-5 start in its first season without the retired Kobe Bryant.

  • [NYTimes] Stan Van Gundy Reflects Uncomfortably on His Own Words
    (Thursday, November 17, 2016 3:39:40 AM)

    Van Gundy, who speaks his mind on social issues, said he, like Knicks President Phil Jackson, had used the word “posse” in a way that would offend black players.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 105, Pistons 102: Knicks Edge Pistons as Kristaps Porzingis Scores 35 Points
    (Thursday, November 17, 2016 4:50:43 AM)

    Porzingis displayed an array of skills and shots as the Knicks squeezed out a victory, with Carmelo Anthony adding 22 points and Joakim Noah 15 rebounds.

  • [NYTimes] Celtics 115, Knicks 87: Carmelo Anthony Is Tossed, and So Are the Knicks
    (Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:20:06 PM)

    Anthony was ejected from the game after arguing a call in the second quarter, and the Knicks’ hopes of winning the game soon followed.

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