Knicks Morning News (2016.12.18)

  • [NYPost] Carmelo’s ‘must-win’ plea falls on deaf Knicks ears
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 6:54:35 PM)

    DENVER — Carmelo Anthony labeled Saturday night’s game a “must-win’’ as he looked for his first victory in the Mile High City since the 2011 trade that brought him to the Knicks. Apparently, only Anthony regarded the game with such importance as his blunt assessment fell on deaf ears. Despite Anthony’s spry offensive showing, in…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s back issues aren’t going away
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 4:41:28 PM)

    DENVER — If Derrick Rose continues to be in and out of the lineup with back issues, the Knicks’ point-guard depth will continue to grow into a major concern. Rose missed his fourth game in the past 10 days Saturday against the Nuggets because of a tight back. During that span, he played only one…

  • [NYPost] Knicks-Nuggets will have Hernangomez family glued to TV
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 10:16:18 AM)

    DENVER – The Hernangomez family, living in Madrid, plan an early wake up Sunday morning. They’ll need alarm clocks when the Knicks face the Nuggets at Pepsi Center to conclude their five-game West Coast trip at 9 p.m. — 3 a.m. in Spain — to see Willy and Juancho squaring off for the first time in the…

  • [NYTimes] Nuggets 127, Knicks 114: Carmelo Anthony, Back in Knicks Lineup, Stays Vexed in Denver
    (Sunday, December 18, 2016 5:21:13 AM)

    Anthony, who scored a game-high 29 points, has lost all five games he’s played in Denver since being traded from the Nuggets to the Knicks in 2011.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks routed by Nuggets, skid hits three
    (Sunday, December 18, 2016 2:22:16 AM)

    Must-win? You must be kidding.

  • [NY Newsday] Spain TVs tune in to Willy Hernangomez vs. Nuggets’ Juancho Hernangomez
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 11:47:28 PM)

    Knicks center Willy Hernangomez and his brother, Nuggets forward Juancho Hernangomez, were set to play against each other for the first time in the NBA.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose sits against Nuggets with back tightness
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 9:32:11 PM)

    The Knicks got Carmelo Anthony back against the Nuggets on Saturday night after he missed a game with a sore right shoulder.

  • [NY Newsday] NBA Insider: New CBA could mean new deal for Phil Jackson
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 6:33:00 PM)

    The NBA and the players’ union reached a tentative agreement on a new collective-bargaining agreement last week, which means Phil Jackson has a decision to make this summer.

  • [ESPN] Anthony returns in loss to Denver; Rose sits again
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 7:56:08 PM)

    Anthony returns in loss to Denver; Rose sits again

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony, Knicks lose ‘must-win’ game against Nuggets
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 8:52:36 PM)

    If this was really a ‘must-win’ game as Carmelo Anthony stated, the Knicks might as well just pack up the season.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose sits out third Knicks game due to ailing back
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 7:45:09 PM)

    Granted, this has nothing to do with the knee problems that derailed Derrick Rose’s career.

  • [NYDN] An exciting Giants playoff run again rests on Manning’s shoulders
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 6:05:00 PM)

    Ernie Accorsi truly changed the modern history of the New York Giants with the trade he made on draft day in 2004 for Eli Manning.

  • [NYDN] Kyle O’Quinn earning key role with Jeff Hornacek’s Knicks
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 11:16:08 AM)

    Joakim Noah’s uneven start has been offset lately by a resurgent Kyle O’Quinn.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks end trip with loss to Nuggets, 127-114
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 11:20:45 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points against his former team, but Denver got 25 from Kenneth Faried as the Nuggets defeated the Knicks 127-114 Saturday night in Denver.

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony in, Rose out as Knicks wrap up trip in Denver
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 7:41:05 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony’s New York Knicks (14-12) wrap up their five-game road trip against the Denver Nuggets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks at Nuggets
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 8:00:57 PM)

    The Knicks take on the Nuggets in the final game of their road trip at 9 p.m. ET. on Saturday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Hornacek getting recognized for solid contributions
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 12:04:28 PM)

    For their efforts through the first part of the season, Kristaps Porzingis and head coach Jeff Hornacek have been recognized by USA Today.

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony says game with Nuggets is ‘must-win’ for Knicks
    (Saturday, December 17, 2016 7:30:11 AM)

    Coming off a loss against the Golden State Warriors, the Knicks are in need of a win against the Nuggets on Saturday, according to Carmelo Anthony.

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