Knicks Morning News (2016.11.23)

  • [ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Mindaugas Kuzminskas plays big in win over Blazers
    (Wednesday, November 23, 2016 5:54:07 AM)

    Wednesday’s Knicks News: Mindaugas Kuzminskas plays big in win over Blazers

  • [ESPN] ‘Vintage’ Derrick Rose is gone — and he’s just fine with that
    (Wednesday, November 23, 2016 2:27:38 AM)

    ‘Vintage’ Derrick Rose is gone — and he’s just fine with that

  • [NYPost] Say ‘Cheese’! Knicks’ rookie comes up big in fourth
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:50:27 PM)

    It has been a topsy-turvy rookie year for Knicks forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas, who never knows if he will play or how much. In Tuesday’s 107-103 win over the Trail Blazers, Kuzminskas found himself on the court for the entire fourth quarter and the man they call “Cheese” because he always is smiling wound up making…

  • [NYPost] For one night, Derrick Rose brings back the noise at MSG
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 9:29:54 PM)

    This was a night out of long ago, a standard-definition replay, one of those evenings the Garden used to specialize in back in the day. Maybe the Blazers aren’t the Jordan Bulls, or the Mourning Heat, and maybe the Knicks aren’t quite the princes of the city their forebearers were. On this night, though? This…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s late heroics help Knicks move to .500
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:16:39 PM)

    Derrick Rose twirled around, clapping at the Garden crowd, thanking them for their vocal chords during his on-court, postgame interview. It was his second-best move of the night. The best came in the final 10 seconds of Tuesday’s 107-103 victory over the Trail Blazers, when Rose hit his biggest shot as a Knick and sent…

  • [NYPost] Knicks coach opens up on meeting that began with Phil’s Zen
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 3:59:44 PM)

    The ballyhooed clear-the-air meeting Saturday at practice came about after Knicks president Phil Jackson led one of his quirky “mindfulness’’ sessions. The meditation then turned into mediation, according to Jeff Hornacek. The Knicks coach has been vague on the contents of the meeting but said a lot of it centered on the club showing little…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks climb back to .500 with 107-103 win against Portland
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:50:09 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis had 31 points and nine rebounds, Derrick Rose scored six of his 18 points down the stretch, and the New York Knicks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 107-103 on Tuesday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Noah will not play tonight against Portland
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 5:55:52 PM)

    Joakim Noah (illness) will not play in tonight’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Blazers
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 6:00:56 PM)

    The Knicks host the Blazers on Tuesday night. According to STATS…

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose has the opportunity to evolve with the Knicks
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:30:03 PM)

    Derrick Rose has the chance to evolve into a better, more well-rounded point guard with the Knicks.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks welcome Trail Blazers to MSG on Tuesday
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:35:08 AM)

    The Knicks will host the Portland Trail Blazers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 107, Blazers 103: Derrick Rose, in Triumphant Flash, Lifts Knicks Over Trail Blazers
    (Wednesday, November 23, 2016 5:01:21 AM)

    Rose had 18 points and hit a crucial jump shot with 6.8 seconds left as the Knicks recorded their fifth straight home victory and evened their record at 7-7.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis, Rose continue to take flight for Knicks
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 8:45:58 PM)

    Those groans echoing inside MSG when Carmelo Anthony had the ball in the fourth was a sound not heard since the final days of Patrick Ewing.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis proves again he is the future of Knicks
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 8:10:20 PM)

    It seems each night at the Garden, Kristaps Porzingis gives Knicks fans a glimpse of something new.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis, Derrick Rose lead Knicks over Trail Blazers
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 7:53:47 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis dominated again and Derrick Rose had his first signature moment with the Knicks.

  • [NYDN] Knicks team meeting ‘wasn’t even arranged’
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 2:27:56 PM)

    The much-talked-about Knicks team meeting happened more naturally than most originally thought.

  • [NY Newsday] Phil Jackson’s mindfulness meeting works wonders for Knicks
    (Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:16:36 AM)

    The Knicks finally got something out of one Phil Jackson’s mindfulness training sessions.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose’s jumper ices Knicks’ 5th straight win at Garden
    (Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:06:13 AM)

    Whatever was said in that much talked about team meeting last weekend seems to be working for the Knicks. In the two games since that sitdown, they’re playing more freely and with more passion, and are starting to look like a team.

  • [NY Newsday] Brandon Jennings serves up sizzling assists for Knicks
    (Tuesday, November 22, 2016 11:07:00 PM)

    Brandon Jennings blazed down the Garden floor against the Trail Blazers, leading the Knicks on a fast break. Then he cut off the dribble at the foul line and fed Mindaugas Kuzminskas for the two-point prize inside.