Knicks Morning News (2017.04.06)

  • [NYPost] Rose-Jennings non-reunion harsh reminder of what went wrong
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 6:12:55 PM)

    Remember that Knicks point-guard duo of Derrick Rose and Brandon Jennings everyone was so excited about? Thursday will be a harsh reminder of the pair’s epic fail as the playoff-bound Wizards visit the Garden. Rose will be in Chicago after undergoing “uncomplicated’’ arthroscopic surgery on his left knee there to repair what the Knicks term…

  • [NYPost] James Dolan flips out on taunting Knicks fan: You’re an ‘a–hole’
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 2:42:37 PM)

    Knicks owner James Dolan has turned his rage from Charles Oakley to a Knicks season-ticket holder from Astoria, Queens, engaging in a profane shouting match with him before Tuesday’s victory over the Bulls. Deadspin reported the eccentric owner owned up to cursing out a fan after he got heckled. Dolan told the website: “I did…

  • [NYPost] Knicks tanking gets tricky when the scrubs outplay the stars
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 1:18:42 PM)

    This is what tanking sounds and looks like. At Tuesday’s morning shootaround, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek informed Maurice Ndour he would start at power forward that night against the Bulls in place of Kristaps Porzingis. Ndour thought he was joking. “I was like, ‘Me? You’re sure? Me? I’m starting?’” Ndour said. “That was my first reaction, and…

  • [NYPost] Patrick Ewing’s Georgetown plan: Hoya Paranoia meets NBA style
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 8:57:10 AM)

    Saying it’s “something I needed to do’’ and “I’m a great salesman,’’ Patrick Ewing embarked on a new career, aiming to restore Georgetown’s “Hoya Paranoia’’ image of the 1980s fostered by former coach John Thompson. With Thompson sitting in the back at Ewing’s formal press conference Wednesday in Washington, the Knicks great donned a gray…

  • [NY Newsday] Patrick Ewing had to wait far too long to be a head coach
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 7:15:00 PM)

    Why did it take 15 years for this to happen?

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Maurice Ndour shines as starter in front of his mother
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 3:14:50 PM)

    Maurice Ndour was wearing a bright green Senegal shirt and bright smile as he talked about his special day that started with a very unexpected announcement at Tuesday’s shootaround.

  • [NYTimes] Dolan Acknowledges Confronting Knicks Fan Outside the Garden
    (Thursday, April 06, 2017 3:25:51 AM)

    James L. Dolan told Deadspin that he confronted the fan on Tuesday night after the fan shouted at him to sell the Knicks.

  • [NYTimes] New York City to Pay N.B.A.’s Thabo Sefolosha $4 Million to End False-Arrest Suit
    (Thursday, April 06, 2017 12:36:05 AM)

    Mr. Sefolosha, of the Atlanta Hawks, agreed to settle his federal lawsuit against five police officers he said had used excessive force against him outside a Manhattan nightclub in April 2015.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: In Boston, Cavaliers Make a Point: They’re Still the Cavaliers
    (Thursday, April 06, 2017 7:55:40 AM)

    A 114-91 victory over the Celtics showed that Cleveland remains fearsome, after many ups and downs this season.

  • [NYTimes] Sports Briefing: Cavaliers Rout Celtics to Retake First in East
    (Thursday, April 06, 2017 4:18:34 AM)

    LeBron James’s 36 points helped Cleveland win on the road, 114-91, and take a one-game lead over Boston with four games to play.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Ewing introduced as Georgetown’s head coach
    (Thursday, April 06, 2017 12:38:22 AM)

    Patrick Ewing was introduced as the new head coach for the Georgetown men’s basketball.

  • [SNY Knicks] Owner James Dolan cursed at season ticket holder outside MSG
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 6:13:31 PM)

    Knicks owner James Dolan yelled and cursed at a season ticket holder Tuesday night outside Madison Square Garden, Dolan confirmed to Deadspin.

  • [SNY Knicks] Derrick Rose underwent successful knee surgery
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 2:10:19 PM)

    Derrick Rose underwent “uncomplicated” surgery for the torn meniscus in his left knee on Wednesday, the team announced.

  • [SNY Knicks] Lance Thomas was held back by injuries again this season
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 11:59:28 AM)

    Lance Thomas, who is dealing with a sore right hip, will likely not play in another game this season as the Knicks continue their march to the offseason.

  • [NYDN] Ewing has work cut out to bring glory days back to Georgetown
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 9:42:07 PM)

    The biggest man on campus held a Georgetown pennant over his head on Wednesday and smiled for the cameras.

  • [NYDN] James Dolan admits he called Knicks fan an a-hole outside MSG
    (Wednesday, April 05, 2017 9:39:37 PM)

    Dolan doesn’t just berate former Knicks stars.

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