Knicks Morning News (2017.01.28)

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony says daily trade rumors, media reports can be ‘mentally draining’
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:42:15 AM)

    Not all that long ago, Carmelo Anthony was the king of the New York basketball world. He was a perennial All-Star, the centerpiece of the Knicks’ most recent rebuild and one of three players in the NBA with an ironclad no-trade clause.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis lead Knicks past Hornets
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:03:28 AM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Strong fourth quarter propels Knicks to win over Hornets
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 10:07:44 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony shook off some boos and a rough shooting night to score 18 points, Courtney Lee added 16 against his former team and the New York Knicks beat the Charlotte Hornets 110-107 on Friday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose ankle sprain not major, but status uncertain
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 11:33:21 PM)

    Knicks guard Derrick Rose left Friday’s game against the Hornets with a sprained left ankle and will not return to the game, the team announced.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks ‘determined’ to trade Melo, have talked with Clippers about adding third team to possible deal
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 6:33:56 PM)

    The Knicks and Clippers are looking for a third team to keep open the possibility of a trade involving Carmelo Anthony, according to Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein of ESPN.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lance Thomas still about a week away from playing
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 6:43:40 PM)

    Lance Thomas just started conditioning and remains about a week away from a return, head coach Jeff Hornacek said Friday, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Knicks vs. Hornets
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 6:00:48 PM)

    The Knicks will play the Hornets at 7:30 p.m. at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 p.m.

  • [SNY Knicks] Can Knicks maintain order before and after potential Melo trade?
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 10:55:39 AM)

    The NBA trade deadline is less than a month away, which gives the Knicks a limited amount of time to explore and pull the trigger on a blockbuster deal involving Carmelo Anthony.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks assign Plumlee and Ndour to Westchester of the D-League
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 12:15:07 PM)

    The Knicks have assigned Marshall Plumlee and Maurice Ndour to Westchester of the D-League.

  • [SNY Knicks] Loud Mouths: How would a Melo trade impact the Knicks?
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 9:30:01 AM)

    Marc Malusis and Jon Hein debate the validity of the Carmelo Anthony trade rumors and what it would mean for the Knicks going forward.

  • [ESPN] Carmelo: Trade rumors, drama ‘mentally draining’
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 1:25:13 AM)

    Carmelo: Trade rumors, drama ‘mentally draining’

  • [ESPN] Rose exits Knicks’ win with sprained left ankle
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 9:50:44 PM)

    Rose exits Knicks’ win with sprained left ankle

  • [ESPN] Room for 1: Kerr wants Warriors together at ASG
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 6:03:55 PM)

    Room for 1: Kerr wants Warriors together at ASG

  • [ESPN] Sources: Knicks, Clips seeking third trade partner
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 5:33:51 PM)

    Sources: Knicks, Clips seeking third trade partner

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson needs to get a real return in trade for Anthony
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 8:42:27 PM)

    Phil Jackson is willing to deal Anthony without getting one of the Clippers top three players in return

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony hits dagger as Knicks wake up late, beat Hornets
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 8:42:03 PM)

    It wasn’t a consistent effort. But it was enough on this night.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony ‘disappointed’ over All-Star game snub
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 8:35:46 PM)

    The announcement stung for the Knicks star.

  • [NYDN] Knicks and Clippers seek third team for Carmelo Anthony deal
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 8:32:36 PM)

    The Carmelo Anthony trade saga drags on.

  • [NYDN] The 3 teams giving dysfunctional Knicks a run for their money
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 7:25:25 AM)

    As crazy as this will sound, is it possible that the Knicks might not be in the Top-3 most dysfunctional teams in basketball right now?

  • [NYDN] Celtics told Knicks they aren’t interested in Carmelo Anthony
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 6:09:05 AM)

    The Knicks are learning that the market for Carmelo Anthony is not very hot.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 110, Hornets 107: Uncertainty Over Carmelo Anthony Upstages Knicks Victory
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 3:53:17 AM)

    The Knicks defeated the Hornets, 110-107, at Madison Square Garden, but rumors about a trade involving Anthony claimed center stage.

  • [NYTimes] Keeping Score: Caps and Contracts Make Trading Carmelo Anthony a Tough Calculus
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:29:32 AM)

    As speculation shifts to a potential deal with the Clippers, a look at the hurdles the Knicks would have to clear to trade their highly paid forward.

  • [NYTimes] Warriors vs. Eastern Conference? A Dream Matchup Will Approach Reality
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 1:01:14 AM)

    Golden State Coach Steve Kerr said that Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson will share the court at the All-Star Game.

  • [NYPost] Patrick Ewing knows the vortex Carmelo Anthony’s caught up in
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 10:24:15 PM)

    Patrick Ewing was back in the World’s Most Famous Arena on Friday night resuming his role as arguably the world’s most famous Knick. At age 54, he’s an assistant coach for the Hornets these days, but he might as well have been running for Mayor of New York with all the handshakes being exchanged a…

  • [NYPost] Kemba Walker’s path: From UConn champ to NBA All-Star
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 9:26:50 PM)

    Kemba Walker remembered his first day talking with Hornets coach Steve Clifford. Something stuck with him. “Since Day 1,” Walker said, “he’s told me that I can be an All-Star in this league and it’s up to me, the work I put into my game, things like that. “He was right.” Walker this week became…

  • [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek on Derrick Rose’s ankle: ‘It’s nothing major’
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 8:52:05 PM)

    The Knicks may have come out smelling like roses in beating the Hornets on Friday, but they had to finish the game without Derrick Rose. Rose hurt his left ankle after stepping on Kemba Walker’s foot. He departed with 4:19 left in the third quarter and never returned. Rose was not in the locker room…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis wants ‘great leader’ Carmelo to stay
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 7:44:25 PM)

    The fans at the Garden who booed and jeered Friday night as Carmelo Anthony labored through a 1-of-6 shooting fourth quarter — though his one make was huge — no doubt want him on the first plane, train or automobile out of town. But there is at least one guy who maintains faith in Anthony…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo’s clutch bucket saves Knicks as trade talk swirls
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 5:19:41 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony struggled through a horrific shooting night amid some boos and some fans yelling “Trade Melo’’ Friday night during the national anthem at the Garden. While the Knicks rallied late behind emerging Courtney Lee and Brandon Jennings, when they needed the clinching bucket, Anthony made the shot. The embattled Anthony, who called the trade…

  • [NYPost] Doc Rivers: I’d trade my son, if Clippers-Knicks talks went there
    (Friday, January 27, 2017 1:06:16 PM)

    Clippers coach and general manager Doc Rivers removed one potential obstacle to his team trading for Carmelo Anthony, saying he would deal his son, Austin Rivers, if he had to. Rivers likely would be the centerpiece of an Anthony trade. Knicks president Phil Jackson, GM Steve Mills and coach Jeff Hornacek met with Austin Rivers,…

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