Knicks Morning News (2016.12.31)

  • [NYTimes] Pelicans 104, Knicks 92: Top-Heavy Knicks Are Toppled by New Orleans Pelicans
    (Saturday, December 31, 2016 5:07:55 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points, Kristaps Porzingis 21 and Derrick Rose 20, but no other Knicks player reached double-digits.

  • [NY Newsday] Balanced Pelicans leave Knicks frustrated, upset
    (Saturday, December 31, 2016 12:18:34 AM)

    NEW ORLEANS — The Knicks are a frustrated team right now. They’re trying not to sound any alarms, but they could be getting close.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis reacts fiercely to pushy opponents
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 10:17:05 PM)


  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony appreciates Jeff Hornacek’s support
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 8:35:08 PM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Jeff Hornacek scored points with Carmelo Anthony and perhaps the rest of the Knicks when he came to his star player’s defense after his ejection from Wednesday night’s game in Atlanta.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony glad that Jeff Hornacek came to his defense
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 3:21:13 PM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Jeff Hornacek scored points with Carmelo Anthony when he came to his star player’s defense following his ejection from Wednesday’s game in Atlanta.

  • [NYDN] Knicks have no answer for Davis in embarrassing loss to Pelicans
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 8:14:26 PM)

    Two months into the season, the Knicks are the definition of average and trending downward.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis full of praise for Pelicans star Anthony Davis
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 1:42:40 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis assembled a trove of inspirations as he prepared for the NBA.

  • [NYPost] Mistake-prone Knicks suffer embarrassing loss to Pelicans
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 5:26:44 PM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Carmelo Anthony went from ejection in Atlanta to dejection in the Big Easy as his underwhelming shot-making contributed to a sickening 104-92 Knicks loss to the suddenly hot Pelicans at New Orleans Arena. Don’t look now but the Knicks are the definition of mediocre, falling to .500 at 16-16. Afterward, Jeff Hornacek…

  • [NYPost] Why Hornacek may be the anti-Rambis with Carmelo defense
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 2:08:54 PM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Coming off his Atlanta ejection, Carmelo Anthony said he appreciated coach Jeff Hornacek’s fierce defense of his scrap with Thabo Sefolosha. The Knicks coach said in a rant he saw the Atlanta guard’s hands around Anthony’s neck. Replays couldn’t confirm Hornacek’s allegation, but the thought was nice. “I just know I have…

  • [NYPost] How pre-NBA Kristaps Porzingis saw himself in Anthony Davis
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 10:03:18 AM)

    NEW ORLEANS — As much as Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis boasted in training camp his goal one day is to post a quadruple-double, he said he realizes Pelicans center Anthony Davis is likelier to perform the trick. In fact, Davis, who faced the Knicks on Friday night at New Orleans Arena, came close two…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks have three score 20, but fall to Pelicans, 104-92
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 10:36:43 PM)

    Anthony Davis had 23 points and 18 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans won their fourth straight game, 104-92 over the New York Knicks on Friday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lee to sit out second consecutive game with wrist injury
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 7:52:39 PM)

    Knicks guard Courtney Lee will sit out Friday night’s game with the Pelicans with a wrist injury, the second straight game he will miss.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks at Pelicans
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 6:07:10 PM)

    The Knicks travel to New Orleans to take on the Pelicans at 8 p.m. on Friday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks assign Plumlee and Baker to Westchester of the D-League
    (Friday, December 30, 2016 9:25:40 AM)

    The Knicks have assigned Marshall Plumlee and Ron Baker to Westchester of the D-League, the team announced Friday.

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