Knicks Morning News (2017.03.17)

  • [SNY Knicks] Nets beat up on Knicks again
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:15:00 PM)

    Brook Lopez scored a game-high 24 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets defeated the Knicks for the second time in five days, 121-110, Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Stefan Bondy joins DNL to discuss Knicks
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:29:36 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis won’t play Thursday against Nets
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:00:00 PM)

    Knicks F Kristaps Porzingis will miss the Knicks’ game against the Nets on Thursday night with a left thigh contusion.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s Game: Nets at Knicks
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 5:10:00 PM)

    The Knicks host the Nets at Madison Square Garden tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Jackson will not fire Hornacek
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:10:32 AM)

    Despite all of the issues the Knicks have dealt with this season, along with the team’s brutal record, Phil Jackson will not fire Jeff Hornacek.

  • [SNY Knicks] TheKnicksBlog Podcast: The Dog Days
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:50:18 PM)

    Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton are officially in the dog days of the season as the guys discuss what Knicks fans can look forward to for the rest of the year.

  • [NYTimes] Nets 121, Knicks 110: Knicks Continue Tailspin by Falling to Nets for Second Time in Five Days
    (Friday, March 17, 2017 4:00:06 AM)

    Jeremy Lin had 15 points to torment his former team as the Knicks fell further down the standings.

  • [NYTimes] Ben Jobe, Southern University Basketball Coach, Dies at 84
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 8:15:19 PM)

    Jobe transformed Southern into a scoring powerhouse during his 12 seasons as head coach and led the team to the N.C.A.A. tournament four times.

  • [NY Newsday] Nets use dominant third quarter to beat Knicks again
    (Friday, March 17, 2017 12:55:48 AM)

    The question had to be asked of Jeremy Lin, considering he was back at the home of “Linsanity” on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden and had just led a third-quarter comeback that gave the Nets back-to-back wins over the Knicks, his former team, in the space of five days.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks clinch fourth straight losing season with loss to Nets
    (Friday, March 17, 2017 12:42:26 AM)

    The Knicks put the exclamation point on Jeff Hornacek’s concession speech from Tuesday and clinched a losing record for the fourth straight year Thursday night.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks Insider podcast: What’s Jeff Hornacek’s future with the team?
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:29:00 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek recently said that the Knicks are all but out of the playoff race. So what’s to make of his future with the team?

  • [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: Fourth straight losing season locked in
    (Friday, March 17, 2017 4:58:30 AM)

    Friday’s Knicks News: Fourth straight losing season locked in

  • [ESPN] Worst part about loss to Nets? Knicks aren’t even tanking
    (Friday, March 17, 2017 2:15:35 AM)

    Worst part about loss to Nets? Knicks aren’t even tanking

  • [ESPN] NBA Rumor Central: Why Knicks likely won’t be an option for Jeff Teague
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 11:34:14 AM)

    NBA Rumor Central: Why Knicks likely won’t be an option for Jeff Teague

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson should have done it his way from the beginning
    (Friday, March 17, 2017 12:22:59 AM)

    By now, there is so much triangle fatigue in New York, at Madison Square Garden, wherever Knicks fans congregate to talk about another awful season. The triangle offense has become something of an unindicted co-conspirator to all that befalls and befuddles the Knicks now. That’s silly, sure. It’s unfair. But facts are facts, and truth…

  • [NYPost] What Kristaps Porzingis wants for rest of this lost Knicks season
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 11:08:13 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis knows if he doesn’t finish this season strong, he won’t be able to sleep this summer. With the playoffs all but out of reach, that’s what motivates the 7-foot-3 Latvian across the final month. Porzingis missed his 11th game this season Thursday against the Nets with his third different injury — a bruised…

  • [NYPost] Angry Kyle O’Quinn takes shot at Nets after Knicks’ humiliation
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:24:11 PM)

    The Nets beat the Knicks not once, but twice this week. And rather than humility, the reaction coming from some corners of the Knicks locker room was pure salt. According to forward Kyle O’Quinn, Brooklyn’s lightly regarded roster didn’t even belong on the court at the Garden with the Knicks, whom you may recall Derrick…

  • [NYPost] James Dolan’s disses of John Andariese an MSG disgrace
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 10:11:20 PM)

    Years ago, John Andariese and I entered The Garden, where that night he called a Knicks game with Marv Albert. When we stepped inside the media entrance on 33rd Street, the security guard at the door gave Andariese a big, warm hello. Andariese returned it — calling the man by his first name. That’s the…

  • [NYPost] Former Knicks champion David Stallworth dies at 75
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 7:48:59 PM)

    Ex-Knicks reserve forward David Stallworth took two years off after his heart attack in 1967 at age 25 and came back to the Knicks. It’s a good thing Stallworth did because the Knicks may never have won their first NBA title during the 1969-70 season. Stallworth, who passed away Thursday at the age of 75,…

  • [NYPost] Knicks look like tanking team after another ugly loss to Nets
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:30:35 PM)

    You can’t stop the Brooklyn Nets. You can only try to contain them. The Knicks’ tanking moved into high gear Thursday when they dropped their second game in five days to the NBA’s worst team, getting overrun by their neighbors from Kings County 121-110 at the Garden in blowing an 11-point first-half lead. It officially…

  • [NYDN] Former Knick Dave Stallworth dead at 75
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:51:45 PM)

    Stallworth was part of two key pieces of Knicks history.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis, Hornacek still won’t tank for Knicks draft pick
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:27:02 PM)

    Porzingis didn’t play Thursday, but don’t take it as a sign that the Knicks have entered full tank mode yet.

  • [NYDN] Knicks fall to Nets, clinch fourth straight losing season
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:26:14 PM)

    At this point, we’re not asking which is the best team in New York.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis doesn’t know what a kazoo is
    (Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:11:39 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis probably won’t be joining James Dolan’s band anytime soon.

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