Knicks Morning News (2017.03.03)

  • [SNY Knicks] Oakley in no hurry to return to Madison Square Garden
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:20:00 PM)

    Charles Oakley believes it’s the Knicks’ responsibility to come to him and he’s only concerned with clearing his record

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, a fan of the triangle, scores 20 in return
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:50:32 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis, a fan of the triangle offense, scored 20 points in his return to the court from an ankle injury on Wednesday.

  • [NYTimes] Team Plagiarizes Golden State Warriors. Team Is Undefeated.
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 10:00:43 AM)

    This Texas college coach hasn’t seen Golden State in person. But he knows good basketball, and his team has mimicked the Warriors to perfection.

  • [NYPost] Breaking down players who could be next Knicks point guard
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 8:39:42 PM)

    In a perfect world, the Knicks would steam into free agency this summer and land one of the primo point guards at the top of the heap, a Steph Curry, Chris Paul or Kyle Lowry. If you haven’t noticed, neither the world nor the Knicks are perfect. Forget those top-tier talents. “It’s either through the…

  • [NYPost] Knicks want Derrick Rose to be less predictable and shoot 3s
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 11:45:36 AM)

    PHILADELPHIA – Derrick Rose said it with a straight face. His rarely used 3-point shot will be raring to go as soon as the postseason. Rose, who bedeviled the Magic on Wednesday with his explosions to the rim on his way to an 18-point, seven-rebound, four-assist night, acknowledged the Knicks coaching staff is trying to…

  • [NYPost] Amar’e Stoudemire slammed as sad homophobic man-child
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:50:20 AM)

    Amar’e Stoudemire has enough to worry about as the co-owner and ostensible star of a team in the far-flung outpost of Israeli basketball league. He probably didn’t need to attract the attention of a pair of ex-NBA players who slammed the former Knick’s homophobic views. After Stoudemire told an Israeli website he would “shower across the…

  • [NYPost] This is the player Jeff Hornacek has waited all season for
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 7:32:28 AM)

    ORLANDO — Lance Thomas has replaced Ron “Burgundy’’ Baker as Jeff Hornacek’s favorite player. With the Knicks defense rising up, Hornacek dished all the credit to Thomas’ return after a month-long absence. Thomas broke the orbital bone in his face in mid-January when he got clocked by the elbow of Raptors center Jonas Valunciunas. Thomas never…

  • [NY Newsday] Charles Oakley says next move is Knicks’; he’s worried only about clearing his record
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 11:01:44 PM)

    Charles Oakley says he hasn’t been in touch with the Knicks or the NBA lately and doesn’t know if he will ever set foot inside Madison Square Garden again in the wake of his physical altercation with security last month.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Derrick Rose trying to add three-pointer to his game
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 7:32:00 PM)

    PHILADELPHIA — Derrick Rose has a personal game plan for the playoffs.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose on embracing Knicks’ triangle: ‘Do I have a choice?’
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 12:41:29 PM)

    Derrick Rose has a philosophy now with the triangle, a system still like a foreign language to the point guard: “Don’t F’ it up.”

  • [NYDN] Big Apple’s basketball reputation gets dunked in new survey
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 10:12:32 AM)

    It used to be that New York was a basketball town. The capital city of the sport, even.

  • [NYDN] Amar’e Stoudemire apologizes for homophobic joke
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 9:29:31 AM)

    Amar’e Stoudemire is now saying sorry for “joking” about the possibility showering with a gay teammate.

  • [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: Rose working to improve 3-point shot
    (Friday, March 03, 2017 4:48:49 AM)

    Friday’s Knicks News: Rose working to improve 3-point shot

  • [ESPN] Rose on running triangle: ‘Do I have a choice?’
    (Thursday, March 02, 2017 8:10:28 PM)

    Rose on running triangle: ‘Do I have a choice?’

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