Knicks Morning News (2016.12.07)

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  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose may miss Cavaliers showdown with back spasms
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:32:48 PM)

    MIAMI — At least it’s not his knees. Derrick Rose’s status for Wednesday’s showdown against the Cavaliers is up in the air after he suffered back spasms in the third quarter and made an early exit from the Knicks’ 114-103 victory over the Heat on Tuesday night. Rose said it was not just his back,…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo beats up on depleted Heat as LeBron awaits
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 5:05:51 PM)

    MIAMI — Bring on The King. The Knicks started a seven-game stretch Tuesday that features six road games and one mighty home game — against the defending champions. Tuesday was the easy part. The hard part comes Wednesday at the Garden, where an angry LeBron James will be waiting. The Knicks made it difficult on…

  • [NYPost] Stars coming out for Knicks-Cavaliers game at MSG
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 4:28:07 PM)

    Tracy Morgan and Katie Holmes are just a few of the celebrity guests attending the game.

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson doesn’t buy LeBron’s ‘posse’ fury
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:38:00 PM)

    Phil Jackson may be stirring more controversy than peace in the aftermath of his “posse” comments concerning LeBron James and his black business partners. The Knicks team president expressed regret Tuesday for speaking about another team’s player and for his “word choice,” but skirted around the term’s racial connotations that inflamed James. “We are not…

  • [NYPost] Hack-a-Noah is latest Joakim headache for Knicks
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 8:43:26 AM)

    MIAMI – Joakim Noah is working on his free-throw technique with Jeff Hornacek as tutor, so “Hack-a-Noah’’ doesn’t become a thing. The Knicks coach believes Noah’s nightmare free-throw shooting is more “in his head’’ than due to a flaw in his technique, though Noah’s form always has been unorthodox. It’s the latest issue in Noah’s troubled first…

  • [NYPost] LeBron dismisses Phil Jackson peace with a single word
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 6:15:29 AM)

    It took one word for Phil Jackson to land permanently in LeBron James’ doghouse. And it took one word for the reigning king of the NBA to dismiss having any kind of peace summit or make-nice conversation with the Knicks president when the Cavaliers visit Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. “No,” James said Monday night,…

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony scores season-high 35 in Knicks’ win over Heat
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 8:02:16 PM)

    There was no LeBron James to stop Carmelo Anthony. No Dwyane Wade. No Chris Bosh. Not even Justise Winslow.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose could miss Knicks’ game vs. Cavs with back issue
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 7:47:39 PM)

    Derrick Rose’s goal of playing all 82 games is in jeopardy.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Phil Jackson says he shouldn’t have brought up LeBron
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:31:20 PM)

    Phil Jackson may or may not regret using the word “posse.”

  • [NYDN] Noah agrees with LeBron, wouldn’t want to stay in Trump hotel
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:37:16 PM)

    For once, Joakim Noah and LeBron James can agree on something: boycotting Donald Trump.

  • [SNY Knicks] Carmelo leads Knicks in 114-103 win against Heat
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:12:31 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony matched a season high with 35 points, and the New York Knicks beat the injury-ravaged Miami Heat 114-103 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose exits game early with back spasms, return not expected
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 9:35:23 PM)

    Derrick Rose exited the Knicks game in Miami early on Tuesday night and is not expected to return.

  • [SNY Knicks] Jackson regrets choice of words, no plans to meet with Lebron
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 6:05:10 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 head to Miami to take on Heat
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:10:22 PM)

    The Knicks travel to Miami to take on the Heat Tuesday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Not re-signing Derrick Williams hasn’t hurt Knicks so far
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:30:08 AM)

    Derrick Williams, who played 80 games for the Knicks last season, has appeared in just 11 of the Heat’s 20 games so far in 2016-17.

  • [NYTimes] After a Setback, a Season Watching From a Distance
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:59:00 PM)

    After Tom Thibodeau was fired by the Chicago Bulls, he spent the next several months on a listening tour. The strategies he learned prepared him for his next job in Minnesota.

  • [NYTimes] Klay Thompson Pours In 60 Points, in Just 29 Minutes
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 4:02:43 PM)

    The Warriors guard’s total was the highest in an N.B.A. game since Kobe Bryant scored 60 in his final career game last spring.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 114, Heat 103: Phil Jackson Moves Past Spat as Knicks Climb Three Games Above .500
    (Wednesday, December 07, 2016 4:23:45 AM)

    With the Cavaliers visiting Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, Jackson said his disagreement with LeBron James is “water under the bridge,” while his team earned a road victory over the Heat.

  • [NYTimes] Coached by the Zen Master, the Knicks Try Mindfulness
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 4:51:00 PM)

    Phil Jackson, who introduced mindfulness exercises after becoming team president, now leads the sessions himself.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony scores 35 in Knicks’ win over Heat; Derrick Rose hurt
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:25:21 PM)

    MIAMI — Carmelo Anthony used to have to battle LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh whenever he made the trip to South Beach. But the Heat is an injury-riddled team in transition that has some players you wouldn’t know without a roster sheet or boxscore in front of you.

  • [NY Newsday] LeBron James won’t talk to Phil Jackson when Cavaliers visit MSG
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 6:36:00 PM)

    LeBron James has nothing to say to Phil Jackson and apparently has no interest in what the Knicks’ president has to say.

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah frustrated by free-throw woes
    (Tuesday, December 06, 2016 12:26:00 PM)

    MIAMI — Right now the only thing Joakim Noah hates more than taking free throws is talking about his free-throw shooting.

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