Knicks Morning News (2016.12.10)

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony answers critic Jackson with monster game
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 8:45:49 PM)

    SACRAMENTO , Calif. — Carmelo Anthony went from a star on Instagram to a star in Sacramento. But he needed a late hand from Joakim Noah and his suddenly soft free-throw stroke. Anthony made two controversial Instagram posts aimed at Knicks president Phil Jackson, then posted 23 of his 33 points in the first half…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose sits again but expects to play vs. Lakers
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 11:17:09 AM)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Derrick Rose missed a game for the second time as a Knick on Friday against the Kings, but said he expects to face the Lakers on Sunday at Staples Center. “The back is good — no pain, just stiffness,’’ Rose said at Golden 1 Center, the Kings’ new downtown arena. “I’ll try…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony baffled and hurt that Phil Jackson picked a fight
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 10:08:57 AM)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Carmelo Anthony said Friday he was hurt by the timing of Phil Jackson’s criticism during the Knicks’ winning stretch and confirmed his recent Instagram posts were in response to the team president. Anthony also said he wishes Jackson would come to him first with his critiques. “I think I said my part…

  • [NY Newsday] Three Knicks have moms with serious hoop skills
    (Saturday, December 10, 2016 3:26:29 AM)

    Willy Hernangomez used to spend hours a day with his mother on the basketball court. That all ended four years ago when things got a little rough in the low post during a two-on-two family game that also involved his father and brother.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony scores 33 points as Knicks hold off Kings
    (Saturday, December 10, 2016 2:41:36 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony missed some big shots down the stretch and, with a chance to put the game away, missed two free throws with 2.6 seconds to go. But the Knicks still were able to pull out a 103-100 win over the Kings at Golden 1 Center in the opener of a five-game Western swing.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony surprised by Phil Jackson’s comments
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 11:39:26 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony said he was “caught off guard” by Phil Jackson’s critical comments about him and that the Knicks don’t need any “negativity” right now.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose misses second straight game because of back stiffness
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 10:54:45 PM)


  • [ESPN] Rose misses 2nd straight game with back issues
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 9:54:16 PM)

    Rose misses 2nd straight game with back issues

  • [ESPN] Melo: Prefer to hear Phil’s criticism in private
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 3:47:38 PM)

    Melo: Prefer to hear Phil’s criticism in private

  • [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: Phil Jackson needs to start acting like the boss
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 6:04:23 AM)

    Friday’s Knicks News: Phil Jackson needs to start acting like the boss

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony scores 33 as Knicks edge Kings, 103-100
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 8:51:02 PM)

    Down the stretch with Carmelo Anthony unable to carry the offense, the Knicks benefitted from a blown layup from DeMarcus Cousins

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony: Knicks don’t need negativity from Phil Jackson
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 8:35:08 PM)

    If there was any doubt, Carmelo Anthony acknowledged Friday that his Instagram posts were about Phil Jackson.

  • [NYDN] No Derrick Rose vs. Kings, but Knicks get good news on his back
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 10:26:08 AM)

    Derrick Rose is expected to miss Friday’s game against the Kings because of a back injury, according to Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 103, Kings 100: To Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson’s Comments Are a ‘Temporary Black Cloud’
    (Saturday, December 10, 2016 6:26:18 AM)

    The Knicks star dismissed the team president’s remark that Anthony sometimes holds the ball too long.

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony scores 33 as Knicks hold off Kings, 103-100
    (Saturday, December 10, 2016 1:20:05 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points, including two free throws with 14.8 seconds remaining, and the New York Knicks held on to beat the Sacramento Kings 103-100 Friday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose to miss second consecutive game with back injury
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 9:29:00 PM)

    Knicks guard Derrick Rose will not play Friday night, missing his second straight game because of lingering back spasms.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks at Kings
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 7:34:48 PM)

    The Knicks head to California to take on the Kings at 10:30 p.m. ET. on Friday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo says recent Instagram posts were indeed about Phil Jackson
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 3:30:14 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony told reporters Friday that his two Instagram posts on Thursday were indeed a reaction to recent comments made about him by Knicks president Phil Jackson..

  • [SNY Knicks] Jennings calls Knicks’ blowout loss to Cavs ’embarrassing’
    (Friday, December 09, 2016 8:49:08 AM)

    New York Knicks guard Brandon Jennings ripped the team’s effort in Wednesday’s blowout loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, calling the loss “embarrassing.”

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