Knicks Morning News (2017.03.07)

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony-less Knicks rally in fourth quarter to beat Magic, 113-105
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 10:09:37 PM)

    Courtney Lee scored 18 points, Lance Thomas added 17 and the New York Knicks used a big fourth quarter to rally past the Orlando Magic, 113-105 on Monday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose playing through eye issue
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 9:06:49 PM)

    New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose is playing through an eye issue after getting elbowed in Sunday’s game and is choosing to not wear protective goggles on the court.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Was Carmelo Anthony benched after his comments?
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 5:49:01 PM)

    Was Carmelo Anthony benched by Jeff Hornacek in retaliation for his comments

  • [SNY Knicks] Timeout with Taylor Rooks: Steve Smith on Oakley drama, Phil, and the triangle
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 3:35:17 PM)

    On the latest edition of Timeout with Taylor Rooks, former NBA guard and NBA TV analyst Steve Smith sits down with Taylor to discuss the biggest names in the NBA.

  • [SNY Knicks] Anthony won’t play Monday against Magic due to sore left knee
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 5:42:49 PM)

    New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony won’t play in Monday’s road game against the Orlando Magic.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks begin four-game road trip against Orlando
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 5:06:30 PM)

    After a home loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, the New York Knicks face the Orlando Magic on the road Monday at 7 p.m.

  • [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah to begin strengthening work on Monday
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 12:00:35 PM)

    Knicks C Joakim Noah said he is walking without a limp and has started the rehabilitation process following last month’s knee surgery.

  • [SNY Knicks] 3 Keys: balanced PG play, Kuzminskas, and team chemistry
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 10:15:49 AM)

    In this week’s edition of “3 Keys,”’s Keith Schlosser takes a look at balanced point guard play, Mindaugas Kuzminskas, and how to fix New York’s team chemistry.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks rally to beat Magic without injured Carmelo Anthony
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 11:23:00 PM)

    They opened the fourth on a 23-4 run and pulled away from the Magic, 113-105. It was the Knicks’ first victory without Anthony since the 2014-15 season.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose OK, but sees eye doctor after elbow hits him in left eye
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 7:40:00 PM)

    Derrick Rose saw an eye specialist after Sunday’s game after taking an inadvertent elbow in his left eye from Kristaps Porzingis in the first quarter.

  • [ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks News: Chasson Randle shines in win over Magic
    (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:59:17 AM)

    Tuesday’s Knicks News: Chasson Randle shines in win over Magic

  • [ESPN] Melo out vs. Magic due to left knee soreness
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 6:06:39 PM)

    Melo out vs. Magic due to left knee soreness

  • [NYDN] Knicks win first game without Melo in 2 years, beat Magic 113-105
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 8:40:37 PM)

    For the first time in nearly two years, the Knicks won without Carmelo Anthony.

  • [NYDN] It’s ‘dope’ that Derrick Rose was asked about taking a night off
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 6:46:03 PM)

    Derrick Rose was taken aback by the question. Maybe a little confused.

  • [NYDN] Knicks not tanking, but sit Carmelo Anthony with sore knee
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 6:45:19 PM)

    Nobody called it tanking, of course. It just had the signs and symptoms of a game the Knicks weren’t so desperate to win.

  • [NYDN] Caroline Wozniacki appears to be dating this former Knick
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 2:06:32 PM)

    Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki seems to have officially put Rory McIlroy in the romance rearview mirror, and is cuddling up to an ex-Knick.

  • [NYTimes] Two Bad Injuries, One Good Rookie and the Best N.B.A. Games This Week
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 6:51:41 PM)

    The Spurs travel to Oklahoma City on Thursday as the league marches on without the Warriors’ Kevin Durant and the Sixers’ Joel Embiid.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 113, Magic 105: Knicks Dominate Fourth Quarter in Comeback
    (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:01:46 AM)

    A 23-4 run against the Magic lifted the visiting Knicks, who played without the injured Carmelo Anthony.

  • [NYTimes] New York City Is Recapturing Its College Basketball Heyday
    (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 2:25:05 AM)

    The city will host the Big East tournament and the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, with the N.C.A.A. tournament following them into town.

  • [NYTimes] Andrew Bogut Breaks Leg in First Minute of Playing With Cavaliers
    (Tuesday, March 07, 2017 4:04:09 AM)

    Bogut was on the court for less than 60 seconds before sustaining a fractured left tibia against the Heat.

  • [NYPost] NC State star would love to learn from Knicks’ Derrick Rose
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 8:52:14 PM)

    The idea of playing for the Knicks intrigued Dennis Smith Jr. But not as much as teaming up with Derrick Rose. That truly appealed to the ACC Rookie of the Year, one of college basketball’s top prospects. “I’m a Derrick Rose fan, so I’m not going to say they need a point guard,” the gifted…

  • [NYPost] MSG legend John Andariese suffering from dementia
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 7:13:51 PM)

    John Andariese, the beloved analyst who became synonymous with Knicks basketball both on television and radio across nearly 40 years in the booth, is suffering from advanced dementia, according to several people close to him. His poor health was brought to light during ABC’s telecast of the Knicks-Warriors game Sunday afternoon, when play-by-play man Mike…

  • [NYPost] Chasson Randle helps his case and hurts tank in Knicks’ rally
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 4:45:30 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s time for more of Chasson Randle in March. It took nearly a week, but Randle finally showed why Brandon Jennings got released. With Carmelo Anthony resting his sore left knee in the locker room, struggling Derrick Rose benched in the fourth quarter and Kristaps Porzingis hounded by foul trouble, the Knicks’…

  • [NYPost] Free-falling Knicks say Carmelo scratched because of his knee
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 3:37:10 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Carmelo Anthony was really benched. With playoff chances going from pipe dream to plainly preposterous, Anthony sat with a sore left knee in Monday’s 113-105 victory over the Magic Monday, the second leg of a back-to-back. According to Jeff Hornacek, Anthony “wrenched” his knee when running back for a block against the…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose loved hearing every heckler’s ‘harsh’ screams
    (Monday, March 06, 2017 2:45:45 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Derrick Rose wasn’t complaining like his teammates that the Garden’s first-half experiment of turning off the in-game entertainment Sunday cost them the feel of home-court advantage. In fact, Rose said it was “great’’ and pointed out the strangeness of hearing more of the player trash-talking and the Garden hecklers. In an attempt…

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