Knicks Morning News (2017.01.22)

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks drop another close one, this time to Suns
    (Sunday, January 22, 2017 2:27:48 AM)

    There are the games you think you shouldn’t lose and the games you can’t bear to lose. On Thursday night, the Knicks were dealt the former. On Saturday night, they experienced the excruciating disappointment of the latter.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose not hearing whistles on his drives anymore
    (Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:47:40 AM)

    Derrick Rose was dribbling in the second quarter at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, and then in a blink of Eric Bledsoe’s eyes, the Knicks point guard was gone. He blew past his Suns counterpart and took the ball down the lane before jamming it through the net.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony remains the key to Knicks’ playoff hopes
    (Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:43:01 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony has been involved in three played-out Melo-dramas this season, and not one was directly created by him.

  • [NY Newsday] Suns’ Earl Watson praises Carmelo Anthony’s offensive skills
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:25:49 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony may not be feeling the love from his own ownership, but opponents lately have done nothing but lavish praise on the Knicks’ much-maligned superstar.

  • [NYPost] Why Porzingis-Chandler confrontation is a good sign for Knicks
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:10:37 PM)

    With 2:18 left in the game Saturday night at the Garden, Kristaps Porzingis was walking toward the Knicks’ bench during a timeout when he was bumped by Tyson Chandler. It seemed innocent, but Porzingis took offense to the nudge, stopping to glare and go chest-to-chest with Chandler before players and officials stepped between them. It…

  • [NYPost] A dejected Carmelo: ‘I was just thinking the ball was in’
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:30:48 PM)

    There Carmelo Anthony sat, slumped on the scorer’s table, dejected and dazed in disbelief. Coach Jeff Hornacek threw an arm around Anthony’s shoulder. A few fans also showed the star forward support by patting his back. The potential game-winning 3-pointer already was being replayed in Anthony’s head. Already, he was wondering how the ball that…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose takes passive-aggressive approach to no-calls
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:28:56 PM)

    It wasn’t what Derrick Rose said. It was more what he didn’t say about his drive to the basket. With 28.5 seconds left, Rose drove after Devin Booker put the Suns up two points with a huge 3-pointer. Rose appeared to draw contact, but there was no call. “I am going to let you all…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ same old story: A painful Carmelo Anthony miss at buzzer
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:11:07 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony took the inbound pass from Ron Baker with 6.3 seconds remaining. With the Knicks down two, Anthony was thinking win. So he came around a screen by Baker, arose from 25 feet on the right side and fired over the Suns’ T.J. Warren. “I was thinking the ball was in,” Anthony said. So…

  • [NYPost] ‘The next Marc Gasol’ is becoming a Knicks steal
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 1:38:35 PM)

    Knicks rookie Willy Hernangomez, the 22-year-old, 6-foot-11 bundle of potential, has heard the comparison before — many times before, in fact. But it still gets him excited and makes him proud when he is linked to one of his idols, Marc Gasol, the Grizzlies’ two-time All-Star and former Defensive Player of the Year. “When I…

  • [NYPost] A Knicks and Carmelo divorce gets more sensible by the day
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 12:06:23 PM)

    Sounds like Knicks management and Carmelo Anthony need to have another conversation about his long-term future in New York. Anthony told Newsday in an article published Friday that if the Knicks want to trade him, he’d be willing to listen to what they have to offer. “I have to consider it,” he told the Long…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo puts pressure on Phil Jackson: I may leave if you ask
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:49:10 AM)

    Phil Jackson asked Carmelo Anthony if he wanted to remain a Knick. Now Anthony is publicly putting the onus right back on Jackson. The Knicks president and star met Tuesday to clear up the rumblings around the marriage, where Anthony, who has a no-trade clause, told Jackson what he has always said: He wants to be…

  • [NYTimes] Suns 107, Knicks 105: Ball Rolls Out, and Knicks Again Roll Over, Falling to Suns
    (Sunday, January 22, 2017 5:31:44 AM)

    With time running out, Carmelo Anthony hoisted a 25-foot 3-point attempt, a shot he thought would go in. It did not, and the Knicks absorbed their 13th loss in 16 games.

  • [NYTimes] On the Warriors’ Bench, Life Is Good
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:51:32 PM)

    James Michael McAdoo may be the last player on the bench for the N.B.A.’s best team, but his work ethic and attitude make him a valued member.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony is beating Phil Jackson at his own mind games
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:57:53 PM)

    Jackson got what he wanted; he poked Carmelo to the point where Carmelo would consider an amicable divorce.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony misses potential game-winner in Knicks loss
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:57:29 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek has tried everything.

  • [NYDN] Gregg Popovich thinks Wizards, Lowe ‘got off easy’ with Knicks
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:56:27 PM)

    The Knicks are angry. But Gregg Popovich is angrier.

  • [NYDN] Jax turns Carmelo Anthony into a sympathetic figure with silence
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:47:19 PM)

    Phil Jackson has actually done more for Carmelo Anthony than giving him a mega bucks contract with a no-trade clause.

  • [NYDN] For sake of Knicks’ rebuilding, Anthony, Jackson have to go
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:31:57 PM)

    Carmelo nor Phil will win this time, as the Knicks keep losing.

  • [ESPN] Wiz, Lowe ‘got off easy’ with fines, coach says
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:14:45 PM)

    Wiz, Lowe ‘got off easy’ with fines, coach says

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks lose another close one to Suns, 107-105
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:59:36 PM)

    The Knicks continued a string of close losses Saturday, falling 107-105 to the Suns at Madison Square Garden. It was their sixth consecutive loss in a game decided by four points or fewer.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Suns
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 6:20:42 PM)

    The Knicks look to get back in the win column in a matchup with the Suns at 7:30 p.m.

  • [SNY Knicks] Noah available Saturday against Suns
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 5:54:34 PM)

    Knicks center Joakim Noah is available to play in Saturday night’s game against the Suns, the team announced.

  • [SNY Knicks] TheKnicksBlog Podcast: Not for Sale
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 4:45:37 PM)

    Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton discuss the future of Carmelo Anthony — the remaining years on his deal and his desire to stay in NYC. Later, Ant and Moke get into the Knicks’ win over Boston and Courtney Lee’s Dumb & Dumber post on Instagram.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks get chance to rebound against Suns
    (Saturday, January 21, 2017 12:53:21 PM)

    Two of the more defensively-challenged teams will clash at Madison Square Garden on Saturday when the Phoenix Suns meet the New York Knicks.

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