Knicks Morning News (2017.02.01)

  • [NYTimes] Fed Up, LeBron James Fires Back at Charles Barkley
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:36:44 PM)

    After the latest criticisms from Barkley on TNT, the Cavaliers All-Star defended his legacy and called Barkley “a hater.”

  • [NYTimes] Wizards 117, Knicks 101: Wizards Clamp Down, Ending Tough Month for Knicks
    (Wednesday, February 01, 2017 4:54:06 AM)

    Bradley Beal had 28 points for Washington, which won for the 11th time in 13 games to move into a tie for first in the Southeast Division.

  • [NYTimes] Why Not EuroKnicks? For Struggling Team, Hope From Abroad
    (Wednesday, February 01, 2017 1:23:28 AM)

    The Knicks were slower than most in seeking international talent, but the arrival of Mindaugas Kuzminskas and others has offered a chance at a new identity.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks stumble in loss against Wizards, 117-101
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 9:18:09 PM)

    The Knicks lost to the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night, 117-101.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis will not play tonight against Wizards
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:04:20 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis will not play tonight against Wizards

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo says he hasn’t discussed potential trade destinations with Knicks
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:30:11 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony told reporters Tuesday that he has not told the Knicks which teams he would be willing to accept a trade to.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek won’t pay much mind to Fisher’s comments about him
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 1:30:05 PM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek isn’t paying much attention to comments former head coach Derek Fisher made about Hornacek’s job performance.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose out Tuesday due to sprained ankle
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:30:14 AM)

    Knicks guard Derrick Rose will miss Tuesday’s game against the Wizards due to a sprained left ankle and will likely miss Wednesday’s game as well, head coach Jeff Hornacek told reporters.

  • [SNY Knicks] Loud Mouths: Is Carmelo Anthony underappreciated?
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:50:08 AM)

    JR joins Jon Hein to debate if Carmelo Anthony has been underappreciated by Knicks fans this season.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks finish miserable January with loss to Wizards
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 11:13:00 PM)

    WASHINGTON — The Knicks probably are relieved that January is over, but more performances like Tuesday night and their season may not be too far behind.

  • [NY Newsday] All options are open, says Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:42:45 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony said all options are open regarding his future but maintains that staying with the Knicks is right on top. One of the main reasons is because he doesn’t want to uproot his family.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Jeff Hornacek doesn’t appreciate Derek Fisher’s comments about his job performance
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:27:00 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek didn’t appreciate Derek Fisher evaluating his job performance and said he would never do that to another coach.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo: Impact on family will factor into trade decision
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:32:33 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony revealed on Tuesday that any decision about his future in New York will come down to family first.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony addresses tweet after Knicks fall to Wizards
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:21:24 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony spent the final four minutes seated along the baseline watching another game and perhaps another season slipping away.

  • [NYDN] Knicks-Nets rivalry peaked six years ago over Carmelo Anthony
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:29:14 PM)

    We’ve been through this before with Carmelo Anthony, under similar circumstances and with common themes.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis out vs. Wizards with illness
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 1:52:30 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis was ruled out of Tuesday’s game against the Wizards “due to an illness,” according to the Knicks.

  • [NYDN] Hornacek rejects Derek Fisher’s analysis of his job performance
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:16:40 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek didn’t appreciate Derek Fisher analyzing his job performance this week.

  • [NYDN] Derek Fisher robbed of five NBA championship rings: report
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:05:40 AM)

    Derek Fisher can’t catch a break.

  • [ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Courtney Lee slowly improving
    (Wednesday, February 01, 2017 4:46:26 AM)

    Wednesday’s Knicks News: Courtney Lee slowly improving

  • [ESPN] Why Carmelo Anthony can feel why LeBron James lashed out
    (Wednesday, February 01, 2017 12:45:11 AM)

    Why Carmelo Anthony can feel why LeBron James lashed out

  • [ESPN] $300K worth of jewelry stolen from D. Fisher
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 2:33:34 PM)

    $300K worth of jewelry stolen from D. Fisher

  • [NYPost] Courtney Lee’s improving but not to a $50 million player level
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 9:21:23 PM)

    WASHINGTON — With Derrick Rose nursing an ankle injury and Kristaps Porzingis out with a stomach virus, this was the kind of game in which Courtney Lee needed to be more than a complimentary piece. He needed to be the guy in whom the Knicks have invested $50 million; the kind of player who can…

  • [NYPost] ‘Goodbye January’: Jackson’s Knicks end ugly month with dud
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 4:31:02 PM)

    WASHINGTON — The Knicks didn’t need four overtimes to lose this time. Two-and-half quarters were plenty enough as the Wizards built a 19-point lead on the way to outclassing the Knicks, 117-101, to end a pitiful January for Phil Jackson’s team. The Knicks finished the month at 5-12. When the new year began, coach Jeff…

  • [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek rips Derek Fisher right back: He’s angling for a job
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:59:40 AM)

    WASHINGTON — Jeff Hornacek said he believes Derek Fisher is campaigning for another job and referred to the former Knicks coach dismissively as “an analyst’’ in response to his recent digs. Fisher works Lakers telecasts as a studio analyst. Fisher recently told Bleacher Report his 2015-16 Knicks were further along than Hornacek’s current team —…

  • [NYPost] Family could stop Carmelo Anthony from accepting trade
    (Tuesday, January 31, 2017 8:06:31 AM)

    WASHINGTON — Carmelo Anthony said he will be “torn” on whether to waive his no-trade clause if a deal materializes with the Clippers or Celtics, admitting his wife’s and 9-year-old son’s feelings come heavily into play. However, Anthony reiterated if Knicks president Phil Jackson truly wants to rebuild, he has to consider it before the…

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