Knicks Morning News (2017.02.08)

  • [NY Newsday] Phil Jackson’s tweet appears to be critical of Carmelo Anthony
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:24:00 PM)

    Phil Jackson broke his silence Tuesday — on Twitter — where the Knicks president appeared to take a shot at Carmelo Anthony.

  • [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek on Knicks so far: ‘Who would be satisfied?’
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:04:00 PM)

    “Who would be satisfied?” Jeff Hornacek said. “Everybody is looking for the answers and what we can do to get better. He’s trying to analyze it, I guess, and let us know what he sees.”

  • [NYPost] One good practice doesn’t mean Knicks’ work ethic is for real
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 9:29:04 PM)

    There were no blood stains on the hardwood, no signs of bumps or bruises being treated. Heck, by the time the media was admitted to the final portion of Knicks practice on Tuesday, coach Jeff Hornacek and team president Phil Jackson were sitting under the retired jerseys yucking it up like best friends. While there…

  • [NYPost] Austin Rivers vs. Derrick Rose will have Knicks’ full attention
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 3:20:02 PM)

    Considering the climate, Wednesday night’s Clippers-Knicks Garden showdown shapes up as the Knicks point guard of the present versus potentially their point guard of the future. Austin Rivers, whom the Knicks would like as part of a Carmelo Anthony package, is now the Clippers starting point guard with Chris Paul out with a thumb injury…

  • [NYPost] The real meaning of that Phil Jackson riddle: He wants out
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 2:01:32 PM)

    The internet was abuzz around 3:20 Monday afternoon, and with good reason. The Twitter account of one @PhilJackson11, which had laid dormant since Dec. 27, sprung once again to life. Those were 42 empty days and nights indeed. No retweets. No misspellings while chronicling the comings and “goinks” of his beautiful mind. Nothing, not a…

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson resumes his assault on Carmelo Anthony
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 11:17:24 AM)

    Phil Jackson has issued another tweet from Mount Zen — and it’s another barely veiled shot escalating his feud with Carmelo Anthony, whom Jackson is looking to trade away from the Knicks. Jackson endorsed an unfavorable piece published Tuesday by Bleacher Report in which former Lakers writer Kevin Ding delivers some blistering critiques of Anthony, portraying…

  • [NYPost] Knicks were so ashamed they got into scraps at practice
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 9:20:50 AM)

    Courtney Lee apologized to the Knicks fans who showed up Monday at Madison Square Garden to watch the home team roll over against the lowly Lakers in the boo-infested 121-107 defeat. “[Monday] night that effort was pretty bad, man,’’ Lee said. “I definitely got to apologize to the fans who spent hard-earned money to watch…

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Jeff Hornacek on his conversations with Phil Jackson
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 11:02:50 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek talks about his relationship with Phil Jackson and the types of discussions they have regarding the team.

  • [SNY Knicks] Phil reacts to column critical of Carmelo with tweet
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:11:23 PM)

    Following the Knicks’ 121-107 loss to the Lakers on Monday night team president Phil Jackson took in practice courtside on Tuesday

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks will have interest if Williams clears waivers
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 2:00:05 PM)

    The Knicks will have interest in Derrick Williams if the forward clears waivers, according to a report by ESPN’s Ian Begley.

  • [SNY Knicks] LeBron says report that he’s pushing Anthony-Love deal is “trash”
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 11:50:41 AM)

    Cavaliers F LeBron James said a report that he’s pushing for a trade that would bring Kevin Love to the Knicks in exchange for Carmelo Anthony is “trash.”

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks bemoan lack of pride after listless loss to Lakers
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 9:50:41 AM)

    Several Knicks players and head coach Jeff Hornacek questioned the team’s pride after their 121-107 loss to the Lakers on Monday night at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony scores 26 in Knicks’ lifeless performance
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 8:45:21 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points Monday night, but the Knicks put on a lifeless performance and lost to the Lakers 121-107.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Is it time for the Knicks to rebuild?
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 8:50:41 AM)

    The Daily News Live crew debates whether or not it is time for the Knicks to hit the rebuild button.

  • [ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks Links: Time for James Dolan to step in
    (Wednesday, February 08, 2017 5:05:12 AM)

    Wednesday’s Knicks Links: Time for James Dolan to step in

  • [ESPN] Phil tweets shot at Carmelo, escalates feud
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 4:45:53 PM)

    Phil tweets shot at Carmelo, escalates feud

  • [ESPN] Vote: Are the Cavaliers better off keeping Kevin Love?
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 12:38:48 PM)

    Vote: Are the Cavaliers better off keeping Kevin Love?

  • [NYTimes] Phil Jackson Lets His Lips Loose as Knicks’ Ship Keeps Sinking
    (Wednesday, February 08, 2017 2:22:13 AM)

    On Twitter, Jackson signaled his approval for an article that concluded that he had erred in thinking he could turn Carmelo Anthony into a well-rounded player.

  • [NYTimes] Keeping Score: Think Cavaliers-Warriors Rematch Is Inevitable? Don’t Be So Sure
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 3:06:43 PM)

    With Cleveland and Golden State leading their conferences, many people expect a repeat N.B.A. finals. But bookmakers’ odds suggest only a 40 percent chance of a rematch.

  • [NYTimes] Lakers 121, Knicks 107: Pounded by Lowly Lakers, Knicks Fall Further From Playoff Field
    (Wednesday, February 08, 2017 1:01:29 AM)

    The Knicks fell behind Los Angeles, one of the N.B.A.’s worst teams, by 27 points in the first half en route to their fourth loss in five games.

  • [NYTimes] Kevin Durant Is Gone. Durant, Okla., Is Sad.
    (Wednesday, February 08, 2017 7:00:02 AM)

    The grief over Durant’s departure as a free agent to join the Warriors is palpable in Durant, a quiet community about 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.

  • [NYDN] A look at Michael Graham, the CBA bust Jax compared Carmelo to
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:34:38 PM)

    Graham was coached by Jackson in the CBA.

  • [NYDN] James Dolan must stop Phil Jackson’s bullying of Carmelo Anthony
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 3:28:10 PM)

    Phil Jackson may be tweeting himself right out of New York. And maybe that’s exactly what he’s trying to do if he can’t trade Carmelo.

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson’s cryptic tweet seems like more Carmelo criticism
    (Tuesday, February 07, 2017 1:01:22 PM)

    Phil Jackson finally broke his silence on Tuesday with a cryptic tweet that can be interpreted as yet more criticism directed at Melo.

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