Knicks Morning News (2017.01.14)

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ hellish schedule could send them to point of no return
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 8:04:06 PM)

    The Knicks need their hellish part of the schedule right now the way TV needs another Kardashian spinoff.

  • [NYTimes] With LeBron 14 Release, Nike Is Bypassing the Shoe Store
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 2:05:18 AM)

    Thirteen years after Michael Jordan’s retirement, his sneaker brand still dominates the secondhand market. To try to boost sales of LeBron James’s shoes, Nike is using a reseller.

  • [SNY Knicks] Phil Jackson has found a keeper with Kyle O’Quinn
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 4:15:01 PM)

    Kyle O’Quinn was part of Phil Jackson’s first wave of free agent signings in the summer of 2015, signing a four year deal worth $16 million.

  • [SNY Knicks] TheKnicksBlog Podcast: Goin’ AWOL
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 2:30:42 PM)

    Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton are back with another edition of TheKnicksBlog Podcast. Today, the guys discuss Derrick Rose’s absence, the team’s terrible loss in Philly, and Carmelo Anthony’s lack of hustle.

  • [SNY Knicks] Wade doesn’t think Melo would waive no-trade clause
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 11:25:33 AM)

    Bulls G Dwyane Wade doesn’t think Knicks F Carmelo Anthony would waive his no-trade clause.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek unsure when Porzingis will return after Achilles injury ‘flares up’
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 8:10:00 AM)

    New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek is unsure when forward Krisaps Porzingis will return afer his Achilles injury “flared up again,” causing him to miss Thursday’s game.

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah’s ‘preaching’ helped Knicks move on after 76ers loss
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 8:56:28 PM)

    Joakim Noah hasn’t made much noise on the court this season, but he has made his voice heard.

  • [NYPost] Is Joakim Noah finally starting to turn the corner for Knicks?
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 10:11:17 PM)

    You can make the argument that though Derrick Rose disappeared Monday, Joakim Noah has disappeared for most of this Knicks season. Except, of course, against the Bulls, who seem to bring out Noah’s All-Star grit the most. Noah is averaging 5.5 points and 8.7 rebounds per game this season, but in his two encounters against…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose perks up with his mother in NYC
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 9:45:35 PM)

    Derrick Rose’s spirits are on the rise. He has had two solid games since his return and his mother is in Manhattan. Brenda Rose flew in from Chicago and was at the Garden for the Knicks’ victory over the Bulls on Thursday — her son’s first home game since he went AWOL Monday, creating national…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo, Phil Jackson the only ones to blame for Knicks mess
    (Friday, January 13, 2017 6:13:18 PM)

    A total of 45 players have suited up for the Knicks, under four head coaches, since Phil Jackson took over as president in March 2014, according to Elias Sports Bureau. The roster has been changed almost twice over. Of course, the only player Jackson inherited, who has remained, through thin and thin, is Carmelo Anthony….