Knicks Morning News (2016.11.29)

  • [ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks News: Anthony struggles in loss to Thunder
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016 6:05:36 AM)

    Tuesday’s Knicks News: Anthony struggles in loss to Thunder

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ big men ‘manhandled’ and ‘outmuscled’ in loss to Thunder
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:45:30 AM)

    Knicks’ big men ‘manhandled’ and ‘outmuscled’ in loss to Thunder

  • [ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Westbrook provides next test for Rose
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 6:08:19 AM)

    Monday’s Knicks News: Westbrook provides next test for Rose

  • [NYTimes] Thunder 112, Knicks 103: Despite Flash of Rose’s Prime, Knicks Are Dazed by Westbrook and Thunder
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016 5:04:51 AM)

    Derrick Rose finished with 30 points, but his Oklahoma City counterpart, Russell Westbrook, had 27 in recording his eighth triple-double of the season.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Schedule: Here’s What to Watch This Week
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 4:11:29 PM)

    In an exciting television doubleheader on Thursday night, the Rockets visit the Warriors after the Clippers visit the Cavaliers.

  • [NYTimes] Harry Flournoy Jr., Part of First All-Black Starting Five to Win N.C.A.A. Title, Dies at 72
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016 4:06:42 AM)

    The 1965-66 Miners were the first team to win the national championship with five black starting players, defeating an all-white Kentucky team.

  • [NYPost] Knicks finally trust Joakim Noah and it totally backfires
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 7:52:41 PM)

    Joakim Noah was jacked to play against his college coach, Billy Donovan. The duo teamed up in glorious times, winning two NCAA titles together in Florida. Perhaps that is why Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek finally let Noah play in the fourth quarter of a tight game — and stuck with him to the bitter end….

  • [NYPost] What Russell Westbrook is doing now is absolutely remarkable
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 7:19:05 PM)

    So … we can spend some time, and some paragraphs, on all the troubling things the Knicks put on display Monday night at Madison Square Garden. We can start with Carmelo Anthony and his 4-for-19 rock pile of a night. We can talk about the two points and three rebounds the $72 million man, Joakim…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose could play his way to contract security with Knicks
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 7:05:13 PM)

    Through 17 games, point guard Derrick Rose has shown enough progress that a lucrative new contract could be in store for him with the Knicks this summer. However, Rose, who scored a season-high 30 points Monday in a 112-103 loss against Oklahoma City, can get some security now if Knicks president Phil Jackson is convinced…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo goes silent, Russell Westbrook goes nuts in masterpiece
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 5:10:28 PM)

    Hurricane Westbrook blew through the Garden and tore up the Knicks’ six-game home winning streak. And Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek tore into his big men for allowing Oklahoma City to secure 17 offensive rebounds, saying the group has to get “tougher.’’ Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook kept up his rampage, nearly posting a triple-double…

  • [NYPost] MSG sues season-ticket holder over $97K unpaid bill
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 1:27:53 PM)

    Madison Square Garden is c?alling foul on the wife of a longtime Knicks fan?, saying she skipped out on her $97,865 bill for several ?prime ?season tickets — despite cashing in on “tens of thousands of dollars” ?by reselling the seats, a new lawsuit charges. MSG Sports and Entertainment, which manages ?T?he Garden, wants Terry…

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks Thunderstruck by Russell Westbrook’s triple-double, OKC’s bigs
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:23:33 AM)

    Russell Westbrook has been a man on a mission all season, and he put on a show at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. But he also got help from some of his biggest friends.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose’s 30-point game overshadowed by Russell Westbrook
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:55:17 AM)

    Derrick Rose had the best game of his Knicks career Monday night. But he’ll always be remembered as the “other guy” in this one because of the point guard he was matched up against.

  • [NY Newsday] Thunder coach Billy Donovan believes in Joakim Noah
    (Tuesday, November 29, 2016 12:44:55 AM)

    Joakim Noah hasn’t had much of an on-court impact but his college coach believes that will change.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks mailbag: Tanking, Porzingis, Noah, early assessments and more
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 3:49:00 PM)

    Knicks beat reporter Al Iannazzone took questions from Twitter followers this week as the team prepares for a few inter-conference matchups. Here are 10 answers:

  • [NYDN] Russell Westbrook too much for Knicks in 112-103 loss to Thunder
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 8:35:23 PM)

    Russell Westbrook was everything you expected him to be.

  • [NYDN] Russell Westbrook’s loyalty to Thunder will only go so far
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 8:34:20 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis and Russell Westbrook have trained together during the off-season and respect each other’s games and work habits

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson could reportedly ‘wind up with Lakers’ this summer
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 3:32:46 PM)

    Phil Jackson is apparently a hot commodity – well, at least for one team.

  • [NYDN] MSG sues wife of Knicks superfan over $100G in season tix
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 3:26:41 PM)

    Terry Klein, married to longtime season ticket holder Fred Klein, bought 10 2015-2016 NBA full-season subscriptions.

  • [NYDN] Former Knick Bradley on ‘White Skin Privilege’ relevant as ever
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 9:18:34 AM)

    There was a Bill Bradley sighting at the Knicks game last week.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks can’t contain Westbrook in 112-103 loss to Thunder
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 10:11:21 PM)

    The New York Knicks had no answer for Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook, who had a triple-double of 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists in a 110-101 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks face off with Thunder at MSG
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 5:05:07 PM)

    The Knicks will face off against Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder at Madison Square Garden Monday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks set for a heavy dose of the Western Conference
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 3:00:27 PM)

    When the Knicks face off against Russell Westbrook and the Thunder during Oklahoma City’s only regular season visit to Madison Square Garden, it will be the first of a handful games in which New York will face a team from the NBA’s Western Conference over the next month.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lance Thomas remains out against Thunder due to ankle injury
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 3:10:05 PM)

    Lance Thomas will remain out due to a sore left ankle when the Knicks play the Thunder on Monday night at Madison Square Garden, the team announced.

  • [SNY Knicks] Have Holiday and Kuzminskas displaced Lance Thomas?
    (Monday, November 28, 2016 8:40:01 AM)

    Justin Holiday and Mindaugas Kuzminskas have stepped up in the absence of the injured Lance Thomas, but how will head coach Jeff Hornacek adjust the players’ minutes when Thomas returns?

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