Knicks Morning News (2017.03.27)

  • [NYPost] Knicks eye Carmelo Anthony replacement in March Madness
    (Sunday, March 26, 2017 8:07:38 PM)

    This is considered one of the best point-guard drafts in years, but that doesn’t mean the Knicks will wind up with one, according to an NBA source. If the tanking Knicks wind up with a top-six pick, as the odds now suggest, they haven’t ruled out passing on a point guard to take Josh Jackson,…

  • [NYPost] Phil’s Joakim Noah love blinded him from the tutor Knicks need
    (Sunday, March 26, 2017 10:15:00 AM)

    A free agent last summer, center Pau Gasol waited for a call from Knicks president Phil Jackson. Lakers president Jeanie Buss once told confidants Jackson considered Gasol his favorite Laker to coach. Obsessed with the younger, more defense-oriented Joakim Noah, Jackson had tunnel vision when it came to filling his center role. “No, no contact,”…

  • [NYTimes] Knicks’ Joakim Noah Suspended for Failing a Doping Test
    (Sunday, March 26, 2017 6:24:27 PM)

    Noah, who has been sidelined with a knee injury, was suspended for 20 games, starting with the first game he is physically able to play.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis, Hernangomez tandem best thing Knicks have going on now
    (Sunday, March 26, 2017 7:41:32 PM)

    If things work out the way the Knicks hope, these two Europeans will be tethered together for quite some time as a big men tandem.

  • [NY Newsday] Willy Hernangomez a work in progress on defensive end
    (Sunday, March 26, 2017 3:16:00 PM)

    Jazz center Rudy Gobert faced little resistance against the Knicks last Wednesday, dunking on them every chance he got. After one slam, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek screamed to Willy Hernangomez, “Foul him!”

  • [ESPN] Monday’s Knicks News: Hernangomez working to become a better defender
    (Monday, March 27, 2017 4:52:15 AM)

    Monday’s Knicks News: Hernangomez working to become a better defender

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