Knicks Morning News (2017.01.18)

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: In Warriors’ Rout of Cavaliers, a Big Dose of Catharsis
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:10:47 AM)

    Monday’s 126-91 victory by the Warriors provided a psychological lift after last season’s loss in the finals.

  • [ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Reaction to the Jackson-Melo meeting
    (Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:00:49 AM)

    Wednesday’s Knicks News: Reaction to the Jackson-Melo meeting

  • [ESPN] Poll: Are the Knicks better off without Carmelo?
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:46:52 PM)

    Poll: Are the Knicks better off without Carmelo?

  • [ESPN] Sources: Phil asks Melo if he wants to be Knick
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:09:29 PM)

    Sources: Phil asks Melo if he wants to be Knick

  • [ESPN] As losing continues, Jeff Hornacek considers starting Kristaps Porzingis at center
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 11:25:11 AM)

    As losing continues, Jeff Hornacek considers starting Kristaps Porzingis at center

  • [NYPost] Is Jeff Hornacek losing his grip on the Knicks?
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:35:21 PM)

    Late in the third quarter Monday, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek yelled at Derrick Rose after Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder blew by him for a layup. Rose, at the next play stoppage, could be seen screaming in Hornacek’s direction as the coach stood by the scorer’s table. Carmelo Anthony went over to Rose to calm him down….

  • [NYPost] The most logical Carmelo landing spot is a team he can’t stand
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:17:53 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony still believes the Knicks will right the ship as they stand three games out of the Eastern Conference’s eighth seed. Wednesday Anthony told team president Phil Jackson he doesn’t want to waive his no-trade clause. But will Anthony want to stay by February’s trading deadline if the Knicks are headed for a fourth…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo entrusts future to Knicks prez who hasn’t learned a thing
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 2:23:14 PM)

    Let’s take a little stroll down memory lane, shall we? This was Feb. 8, 2016, just about 11 ½ months ago. See if you can remember who the speaker is, and who the subject is: “We had a line of communication — a lot of times it was one way and I understand. “A lot…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo opts to stay with Knicks in sit-down with Phil Jackson
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:48:16 AM)

    The Phil Jackson-Carmelo Anthony uneasy alliance shall continue. Anthony got his meeting with the Knicks president on Tuesday before the Knicks flew to Boston, and reportedly it was “far more contentious’’ than previous sit-downs between the pair. However, an NBA source familiar with the meeting told The Post that Jackson asked Anthony if he still…

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek could bench Noah, start Porzingis at center
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:00:35 PM)

    The Knicks could bench Joakim Noah and shift Kristaps Porzingis to center to start in Noah’s place, head coach Jeff Hornacek suggested.

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo tells Jackson he wants to remain a Knick
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:20:21 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony told Phil Jackson during a meeting Tuesday that he wants to remain a Knick, reports Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.

  • [SNY Knicks] Three questions facing Knicks: Communication, Kristaps, and a potential trade
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:00:43 PM)

    Will this team become a seller closer to the trading deadline? Will they start to explore trades for Carmelo Anthony and their other long term contracts in the coming weeks and into the offseason? This all remains to be seen.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose was strong against Hawks but shortcomings were still present
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:30:37 PM)

    G Derrick Rose had 18 points on 8 of 16 shooting during the Knicks’ 108-107 loss to the Hawks on Monday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Plumlee assigned to Westchester
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 2:11:04 PM)

    Center Marshall Plumlee has been assigned to the Westchester Knicks on Tuesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lee says Instagram pics weren’t a dig at his bosses
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10:15:33 AM)

    Knicks G Courtney Lee said pictures he posted on Instagram after getting benched weren’t a reference to his bosses.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Knicks drama
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 9:07:46 AM)

    Stefan Bondy joins DNL to discuss Carmelo Anthony’s no-trade clause and Derrick Rose’s relationship with head coach Jeff Hornacek.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo tells Phil he’s staying with Knicks, won’t waive no-trade
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:15:00 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony informed Phil Jackson on Tuesday that it is his desire to remain with the Knicks, a source close to Anthony told the News.

  • [NYDN] Jeff Hornacek needs to get tough with Knicks, run team his way
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:13:38 PM)

    The head coach used strong language like “foolish,” “selfish” and “inconsiderate” to describe the inexcusable behavior of his star player.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Mindaugas Kuzminskas joins Daily News Sports Talk Podcast
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 9:50:44 AM)

    New host Daniel Popper (@danielrpopper) gives you his take on the Giants receivers’ infamous trip to Miami.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis could start at center, pushing Noah to Knicks bench
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 8:56:01 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek already sent one of his veterans to the bench, and he hinted at another bold lineup change.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony tells Knicks, Phil Jackson he wants to remain with Knicks, source says
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 6:08:00 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony met with team president Phil Jackson and general manager Steve Mills Tuesday and told them he wants to stay with the Knicks, according to a league source.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks consider moving Carmelo Anthony to power forward
    (Tuesday, January 17, 2017 4:21:48 PM)

    The Knicks are strongly considering moving Carmelo Anthony — to power forward full-time.

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