Knicks Morning News (2016.11.19)

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson pal rips LeBron for ‘posse’ gripe: ‘Such bulls- -t
    (Friday, November 18, 2016 9:02:29 PM)

    Charley Rosen, Phil Jackson’s longtime confidant, is in an uproar over LeBron James’ statment he has lost respect for the Zen Master. Rosen said Jackson deserves the benefit of the doubt and is shocked James became so enraged about him using “posse’’ to describe the Cavaliers star’s management team. Rosen said political correctness has gone…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose won’t be bullied into selling his Trump property
    (Friday, November 18, 2016 11:18:28 AM)

    While some NBA teams will boycott staying at Trump hotels in Chicago and New York, Knicks point guard Derrick Rose is unfazed. Rose told The Post he will not sell his Trump condominium in downtown Chicago. In 2012, Rose purchased a $2.8 million, three-bedroom, four-bath condo on the 84th floor of Trump International Hotel and…

  • [NYPost] Courtney Lee’s struggles forcing Knicks into point-guard experiment
    (Friday, November 18, 2016 7:23:51 AM)

    Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek could face another starting-lineup issue down the road. Will there be a time to go all in on a two-point-guard backcourt of Derrick Rose and Brandon Jennings that spearheaded the Knicks’ dizzying 47-point fourth quarter — the team’s most in a single quarter since 1988 — in Washington? Could the stunning…

  • [NYDN] Knicks small lineup clicks, but Jeff Hornacek not sold on it
    (Friday, November 18, 2016 7:11:37 PM)

    The consensus from scouts is that the Knicks will be at their best with the small lineup.

  • [ESPN] Porzingis to donate $500 per block to area hoops
    (Friday, November 18, 2016 9:39:18 AM)

    Porzingis to donate $500 per block to area hoops

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Russell Westbrook, Honorary Son of Oklahoma, Calls for Unity
    (Saturday, November 19, 2016 3:57:16 AM)

    A black player in a red state tells a well-heeled crowd, “I can be better, you can be better, and we can be better together.”

  • [SNY Knicks] Brandon Jennings ripped Knicks’ effort after loss to Wizards
    (Friday, November 18, 2016 1:55:50 PM)

    Knicks PG Brandon Jennings ripped the team’s effort after Thursday night’s loss to the Wizards.

  • [SNY Knicks] Why Knicks should consider switching Rose and Jennings
    (Friday, November 18, 2016 8:28:25 AM)

    With Derrick Rose’s explosiveness and Brandon Jennings’ ability to spread the ball, the New York Knicks should consider switching their roles a bit.

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