Knicks Morning News (2017.01.15)

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose braces for another grueling point-guard test
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:03:56 PM)

    It’s the same thing for him every night, Derrick Rose said — a tough point-guard matchup. Sunday will be no different when Rose and the Knicks visit Toronto to face the Raptors and All-Star/Olympian Kyle Lowry. “It’s the same type of thing as every guy in the league,” Rose said. “Every point guard in the…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose to Hornacek: Yell at us until we’re sick of it
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 1:19:58 PM)

    After Saturday’s practice, Knicks point guard Derrick Rose and coach Jeff Hornacek engaged in a long conversation. Rose, essentially, suggested the coach employ more butt-kicking regarding defense. “We were just talking about defensive schemes, what I see with our defense, what he thinks our problems are,” Rose said. “I just told him, ‘It’s defense. Our…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis: I won’t make same return mistake twice
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 11:17:54 AM)

    So you’re feeling a little better about the Knicks. They won a game, beating Chicago after dropping 9-of-10. Still, they won their last game as they head into Toronto on Sunday. But they probably won’t have Kristaps Porzingis again. Yes, those positive feelings can be so fleeting. Because of his ailing left Achilles, Porzingis sat…

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis ‘probably’ out Sunday, vows not to return too soon again
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:52:54 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis will probably miss Sunday’s Knicks’ game in Toronto because of a sore Achilles.

  • [SNY Knicks] Agent notes Rose’s desire for privacy in discussion of missed game
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 5:17:00 PM)

    Derrick Rose’s agent acknowledged his client should have contacted the Knicks before missing Monday’s loss to New Orleans. But BJ Armstrong noted Rose’s desire for privacy, implying it may have played a role in Rose’s thinking.

  • [SNY Knicks] How long will Noah’s renaissance last?
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:33:12 AM)

    Joakim Noah appears to be turning a corner with the Knicks.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis to sit out again with painful left Achilles
    (Sunday, January 15, 2017 2:34:21 AM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Kristaps Porzingis sat out most of the Knicks’ practice Saturday and said he probably won’t play against Toronto on Sunday because of lingering pain in his left Achilles.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose wants Jeff Hornacek to push Knicks on defense
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 8:06:25 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Derrick Rose and Jeff Hornacek were talking on the court after practice, and the subject was the whereabouts of the Knicks’ defense. It has gone AWOL too many nights this season. Rose said he told Hornacek he wants him to spend more time drilling the Knicks on defense.

  • [NY Newsday] NBA Insider: Knicks might want to use first-round pick on point guard
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:06:47 PM)

    At least the Knicks have their first-round pick this year.

  • [NYTimes] Eric Gordon Likes What He Sees, After a Change of Scenery
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:53:59 PM)

    Gordon left behind five injury-marred seasons in New Orleans to become the most dangerous shooter in Houston, a team partial to the 3-point shot.

  • [ESPN] Rose wants Hornacek to demand more on defense
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:54:55 PM)

    Rose wants Hornacek to demand more on defense

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis vows not to rush back too fast this time
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:07:26 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis said he will “probably” sit out Sunday’s game at Toronto with a sore Achilles.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose tells Knicks coach Hornacek to focus more on AWOL D
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:04:35 PM)

    Derrick Rose wants Jeff Hornacek to be more like Tom Thibodeau.

  • [NYDN] It’s now or never if Phil Jackson is going to fix the Knicks
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 8:47:55 PM)

    For the past 15 years the New York Knicks have been one of the greatest continuing failures in the history of New York City sports.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony went on tirade after shocking 76ers loss: source
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 9:48:20 AM)

    The look of disgust on Carmelo Anthony’s face the instant T.J. McConnell beat the Knicks at the buzzer on Wednesday.

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson silence shows the soap opera continues at Garden
    (Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:39:13 AM)

    Phil Jackson was criticized for laying low after Derrick Rose went AWOL Monday night.

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