Knicks Morning News (2017.01.29)

  • [NYDN] Porzingis aims for a more aggressive approach to his offense
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:43:43 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis appears to be finding his stroke just when the Knicks need it most.

  • [NYDN] Knicks know only winning games will change the conversation
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:42:48 PM)

    It’s only fitting that the Knicks’ grueling January will conclude with two road contests against Eastern Conference playoff teams.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony has done much more for Knicks than Phil Jackson
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:48:14 PM)

    Anthony was the star of the one truly good thing that has happened to the Knicks since 2001.

  • [NYDN] Former Knick Nazr Mohammed sounds off on Trump’s refugee ban
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 3:00:45 PM)

    As refugees and immigrants were being detained in airports across the country, Mohammed took to Twitter to voice his concerns.

  • [NYDN] No Ewing repeat! Knicks need to get real return for Carmelo
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 6:16:08 AM)

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

  • [NYPost] Knicks-Nets New York rivalry went from boom to bust
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:01:51 PM)

    The Knicks visit the Nets on Wednesday night at Barclays Center, and if you didn’t have that game circled on your calendar … well, it’s hard to blame you. The Knicks are a tire fire, the Nets a dumpster fire. The Knicks are hapless, the Nets hopeless. None of those things makes for a particularly…

  • [NYPost] Courtney Lee finally started to listen to Jeff Hornacek
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 3:24:08 PM)

    Like a dutiful student, Knick Courtney Lee simply did as he was told. “I’m just trying to be more aggressive and take those shots. Coach has shown me film and the shots I’ve passed up, areas where I could be more aggressive,” Lee said of his season-long chats with coach Jeff Hornacek. “That’s all I’m…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s ankle will begin to cost the Knicks
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 1:55:21 PM)

    In Knicks news not actually contingent upon Carmelo Anthony, point guard Derrick Rose is listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game at Atlanta. Rose sprained his left ankle in Friday’s 110-107 win over the Hornets at the Garden. He landed on the foot of Hornets All-Star Kemba Walker, left with 4:19 remaining in the third quarter…

  • [NYPost] Reliving the phenomenon that still seems impossible: Linsanity
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 1:52:42 PM)

    It lasted 11 games. It was confined to 19 days. It spanned two countries and four cities, and there was a moment in the middle there when you started to wonder if your eyes were playing Jedi mind tricks on you. These things simply don’t happen, not in professional sports, not in the 21st Century,…

  • [NYPost] Knicks see their route to playoffs (really!) as Carmelo dangles
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:50:27 PM)

    The rumors fly — everywhere and virtually every day. Reports concerning Carmelo Anthony and a possible trade have dominated the Knicks’ landscape in recent days. Through it all, his teammates support Anthony … while talking about and trying to focus on the playoffs. Cue the Jim Mora video: “Playoffs? … You kidding me? Playoffs?” “The…

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony: Hearing about possible trade is ‘mentally fatiguing’
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 6:19:38 PM)

    With his name swirling in trade talks this week, Carmelo Anthony said the latest rumors have been a burden, according to Newsday’s Barbara Barker.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis says Melo has been ‘great example’
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 12:46:00 PM)

    Amidst trade rumors swirling about Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis is supporting the forward and would like to see him stay in New York.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose ankle sprain ‘nothing major,’ but status uncertain
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 11:31:32 AM)

    Knicks guard Derrick Rose left Friday’s game against the Hornets with a sprained left ankle and did not return.

  • [NY Newsday] NBA Insider: Time for Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose to leave Knicks
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 11:24:00 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony has had a rough week. He didn’t make the All-Star team for the first time in eight years, knows the Knicks are openly shopping him and heard boos at the Garden throughout Friday night’s game.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks want Courtney Lee to play more aggressively
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:47:56 PM)

    Courtney Lee doesn’t have the fluid and pure shooting stroke of a prototypical two-guard. Rather, he does something that’s a bit funky when he goes up for a jumper. Lee rolls the ball down into his right wrist and then appears to snap the wrist as he lets the ball go.

  • [NYTimes] Bulls Punish Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler, Who Spoke Out as LeBron James Did
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 7:51:58 PM)

    Wade and Butler did not start against the Miami Heat after they criticized their teammates for a perceived lack of effort in a game against Atlanta.

  • [ESPN] The 2016-17 NBA All-No-Trade Team
    (Saturday, January 28, 2017 8:00:35 AM)

    The 2016-17 NBA All-No-Trade Team

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