Knicks Morning News (2017.01.08)

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks fall to streaking Pacers, 123-109
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 8:28:29 PM)

    Jeff Teague and Paul George led six Pacers in double figures with 19 points each and Indiana used a 53-32 rebounding edge to defeat the Knicks 123-109 in Indianapolis Saturday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks at Pacers
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 5:36:16 PM)

    The Knicks head to Indiana to play the Pacers at 7 p.m. on Saturday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Ron Baker keeps cool during crunch time against Bucks
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 1:09:21 PM)

    Ron Baker may not be as explosive or agile as Chasson Randle, but he too offers something extremely valuable to this team.

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony reportedly dealing with ailing shoulder
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 11:50:37 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony has been dealing with constant shoulder pain, which will continue to bother him as long as he does not sit out, he told Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News.

  • [NYTimes] Pacers 123, Knicks 109: Jeff Teague Keeps Pacers Rolling, Past Knicks
    (Sunday, January 08, 2017 4:47:25 AM)

    With 19 points and 8 assists from Teague, Indiana extended its season-best winning streak to five games. The Knicks lost their seventh in eight games.

  • [NYTimes] Sunday Routine: How Caris LeVert, a Rookie With the Brooklyn Nets, Spends His Sundays
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 10:08:01 AM)

    Mr. LeVert, who moved to Brooklyn from Columbus, Ohio, has a busy team schedule but still finds time to explore the city, and many teammates live nearby.

  • [NYDN] Knicks defense once again absent in blowout loss to Pacers
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 8:33:04 PM)

    The Knicks better hope this is close to rock bottom.

  • [NYDN] Earl Monroe and how the NBA union is finally helping him & peers
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 4:33:37 PM)

    “Every time I move I can feel another surgery coming on,” says Earl Monroe, the former Knick known to most as “Pearl.”

  • [ESPN] Melo playing through ‘bad’ shoulder injury
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 12:34:15 PM)

    Melo playing through ‘bad’ shoulder injury

  • [NYPost] Westchester Knicks guard has workout with 76ers
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 7:28:49 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — With undrafted rookie Ron Baker solidifying his place as a Knick after Friday’s heroics in Milwaukee, Westchester Knicks point guard Chasson Randle has a workout Sunday with the 76ers, according to an NBA source. The Sixers have been looking for perimeter help to offset their glut of big men. The Knicks had many…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis sounds the alarm after Knicks’ latest flop
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 4:39:02 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — When the normally optimistic Kristaps Porzingis sounds the alarm, that means trouble. By the time coach Jeff Hornacek tabbed rookie guard Ron Baker to start the fourth quarter at Bankers Life Field House, it was way too late this time. The Knicks were down by 26 points and Hornacek already had his eye…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo tries to downplay shoulder injury that won’t go away
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 4:00:15 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — Carmelo Anthony said nothing has changed, and he still is playing through a sore right shoulder. Anthony said he doesn’t believe his lingering right-shoulder injury the club announced he had last month, and forced him to miss the Golden State contest on Dec. 13, will lead him to miss a series of games….

  • [NYPost] Will Knicks coach make easy or risky move with Ron Baker?
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 10:56:28 AM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — Now that the losing streak is over, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek had a new dilemma: how to divvy up minutes at point guard after undrafted rookie Ron Baker led an unlikely fourth-quarter comeback in Milwaukee that ended the Knicks’ six-game slide Friday. Derrick Rose, whom Hornacek had critiqued earlier Friday, sat out the…

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks have little left in loss to Pacers
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 11:42:37 PM)


  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony plans to play through shoulder woes
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 8:25:32 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — Carmelo Anthony’s right shoulder is hampering him, but he said he will continue to try to play through it.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose wants more stress on defense
    (Saturday, January 07, 2017 5:26:35 PM)

    Derrick Rose believes the Knicks take their ability to score for granted sometimes, and that coach Jeff Hornacek should stress defense so much that the player can’t stand hearing it anymore.

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