Knicks Morning News (2017.01.21)

  • [NYPost] Joakim Noah on the mend, and Jeff Hornacek’s still in his corner
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 9:08:59 PM)

    Joakim Noah may return from a sprained left ankle for the Knicks on Saturday when they face the Suns at the Garden. Noah has missed the past two games with the injury and coach Jeff Hornacek insisted on not rushing him back. Hornacek has a far deeper appreciation of the former Defensive Player of the…

  • [NYPost] Knicks get screwed while NBA barely dings cheating Wizards
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 1:37:43 PM)

    Yup, Wizards assistant coach Sidney Lowe was wrong. Even the league said so. Lowe should have been assessed a technical foul for coming out on the court near the Knicks’ Courtney Lee in one of the pivotal moments of Thursday’s game, the league decreed in its daily Last Two Minute Report. While the world wondered…

  • [NYDN] NBA agrees with Knicks’ Courtney Lee, fines Sidney Lowe, Wizards
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 8:58:28 PM)

    The NBA agreed with Courtney Lee.

  • [NYDN] Knicks Insider: Morris says Suns’ downfall wasn’t on Hornacek
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 10:05:29 AM)

    Only about one year ago, Jeff Hornacek was part of another Titanic-type situation as a coach overseeing a soap opera.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lowe, Wizards fined for distracting Lee on last possession
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 7:30:12 PM)

    The NBA has fined the Wizards $15,000 and assistant coach Sidney Lowe $5,000 for stepping on the court and distracting Knicks guard Courtney Lee on the final possession of Thursday’s game, the league announced.

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo would consider waiving no-trade clause if Knicks asked him to
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 12:30:52 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony told Newsday he would consider waiving his no-trade clause if the Knicks asked him to.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis was solid in return to the lineup
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 2:00:04 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis had 15 points and five rebounds in 29 minutes in his return to the lineup during Thursday night’s 113-110 loss to the Wizards at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Jackson continues to not talk to media about Anthony
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 7:42:25 AM)

    Knicks president Phil Jackson continued to avoid talking to the media about forward Carmelo Anthony and his role with the team.

  • [ESPN] Melo: Will consider move if Knicks don’t want me
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 11:09:10 PM)

    Melo: Will consider move if Knicks don’t want me

  • [ESPN] NBA fines Wiz assistant $5K for being on court
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 6:19:49 PM)

    NBA fines Wiz assistant $5K for being on court

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Says Referees Missed Key Foul at End of Knicks’ Loss
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 2:29:24 AM)

    The league said a Wizards assistant coach should have been called for a technical foul for stepping onto the court during the Knicks’ final possession.

  • [NYTimes] Wizards 113, Knicks 110: Carmelo Anthony Has Knicks-Record 25-Point Quarter in Loss to Wizards
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 6:13:37 AM)

    Anthony finished with 34 points but the Knicks were unable to tie the game on a late controversial play and have lost 12 of their past 15 games.

  • [NY Newsday] If Knicks want him out, Carmelo Anthony says he’d consider leaving New York
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:28:04 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony’s stance hasn’t changed. He wants to remain a Knick. But in an exclusive interview with Newsday, the Knicks star said he would consider leaving if that’s what the front office wanted.

  • [NY Newsday] NBA: Wizards’ Sidney Lowe should have been hit with technical foul vs. Knicks
    (Friday, January 20, 2017 9:29:52 PM)

    The NBA ruled that the Wizards should have been assessed a technical foul for assistant coach Sidney Lowe’s presence on the court when Courtney Lee got the ball in the corner in the final seconds of the Knicks’ three-point loss Thursday night.

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