Knicks Morning News (2017.01.06)

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony, Knicks must figure out how to end slide
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 7:01:44 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Not only is Giannis Antetokounmpo nicknamed “The Greek Freak,” he’s also “The Alphabet,” and he spelled “victory” for the Bucks against the Knicks Wednesday night at the Garden. Now the Knicks need to figure out The Alphabet in the sequel Friday night at Milwaukee.

  • [NY Newsday] NBA All-Star voting: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving lead in first fan returns
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 5:52:15 PM)

    The defending NBA champions lead the way in NBA All-Star voting, with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and Kyrie Irving the top two vote-getters overall in the first fan returns.

  • [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: Melo needs to step up to end losing streak
    (Friday, January 06, 2017 5:44:12 AM)

    Friday’s Knicks News: Melo needs to step up to end losing streak

  • [ESPN] Brandon Jennings: Knicks need to hold each other accountable
    (Friday, January 06, 2017 1:34:26 AM)

    Brandon Jennings: Knicks need to hold each other accountable

  • [ESPN] NBA: 5-second violation on Giannis’ buzzer-beater
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 6:34:26 PM)

    NBA: 5-second violation on Giannis’ buzzer-beater

  • [NYDN] Antetokounmpo’s buzzer-beater vs. Knicks shouldn’t have counted
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 2:29:04 PM)

    A missed whistle cost the Knicks a victory Wednesday, but only after the refs ignored another call that would’ve worked against New York.

  • [NYDN] Jeff Hornacek: Not disgusted with Iso-Carmelo in walk-away video
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 1:24:46 PM)

    If you know Knicks fans, you know Isolation-Carmelo is a sensitive and controversial topic.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Melo on Knicks’ losing streak
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 11:58:12 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony discusses the Knicks’ six-game losing streak and what it means to the team.

  • [SNY Knicks] NBA report: 5-second violation preceded Bucks’ game-winner vs. Knicks
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 7:26:20 PM)

    According to the NBA’s ‘Last Two Minute’ report, Giannis Antetokounmpo should have been called for a five-second violation before releasing his winning step-back jumper at the buzzer in Milwaukee’s 104-103 win over the Knicks at Madison Square Garden Wednesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo, Porzingis, Rose trailing in early All-Star Game voting
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 3:15:14 PM)

    None of the Knicks are on track to be starters at the All-Star Game on Feb. 19 in New Orleans.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek says free-falling Knicks are making strides
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 11:30:33 AM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek says the team is making strides despite having lost six games in a row.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis missed third straight game Wednesday due to sore Achilles
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 11:00:48 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis missed his third straight game Wednesday night due to a stiff Achilles tendon.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks interested in trading for Suns’ Tucker
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 8:52:39 AM)

    The New York Knicks are looking into trading for Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker to upgrade their defense.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks recall Maurice Ndour from D-League
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 8:40:56 AM)

    The Knicks have recalled F Maurice Ndour from their D-League affiliate, the team announced Thursday.

  • [NYPost] The one piece of good news for the free-falling Knicks
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 8:51:17 PM)

    How about those Giants? That defense could lead them to the Super Bowl, don’t you think? Meanwhile, the Knicks are crashing and burning. Yup, good old Eli Manning has been there before and knows what it takes. And is Odell Beckham Jr. a game-breaker or what? The Knicks are in 10th place in the East,…

  • [NYPost] Greek Freak should have been called for 5-second violation
    (Thursday, January 05, 2017 5:47:22 PM)

    Turns out the referees missed a five-second call on Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo when he beat the buzzer and the Knicks on Wednesday. But only because they didn’t have a stopwatch. So essentially, they made the right call. The league, in its Last Two Minute Report of the game, noted the rarely enforced five-second rule against…

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Two-Minute Report Detects Problems on Play That Beat Knicks
    (Friday, January 06, 2017 1:45:50 AM)

    Giannis Antetokounmpo technically committed an offensive five-second violation before his buzzer-beating shot that gave the Bucks a one-point win, the league said in a customary review of the officials’ work.

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