Knicks Morning News (2017.09.20)

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: In Michael Beasley, the Knicks Have a Perfectly Imperfect Symbol
    (Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:36:59 AM)

    Once the No. 2 pick in the N.B.A. draft, Beasley has been something of a basketball vagabond. But he is only 28, and he is brimming with confidence.

  • [SNY Knicks] Michael Beasley says Joakim Noah ‘looks great’
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:20:04 PM)

    Knicks C Joakim Noah “looks great” as he prepares for the upcoming season, teammate Michael Beasley says.

  • [SNY Knicks] Healthy Jarrett Jack looking forward to opportunity with Knicks
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:15:31 PM)

    Jack says the Knicks will play a more up-tempo style of play under coach Jeff Hornacek now that Phil Jackson and the triangle offense are gone.

  • [SNY Knicks] Beasley sees Knicks as playoff team, wants Melo to stay
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:30:40 PM)

    Michael Beasley says he “would love New York to be my home,” but he’s not here to replace Carmelo Anthony.

  • [NYDN] Joakim Noah ‘looks great’ as he works back from PED suspension
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:24:10 PM)

    Joakim Noah is back on the court and his physique is still impressive.

  • [NYDN] Confident Michael Beasley: Knicks can be No. 5 or No. 6 in East
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:21:17 PM)

    Say this for Michael Beasley: he doesn’t lack confidence.

  • [NYDN] Knicks need Carmelo Anthony gone and Kristaps Porzingis here
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:18:57 PM)

    Barring an 11th-hour deal, Carmelo Anthony will remain with the Knicks next week when the team holds their annual media day.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo, Porzingis and triangle not yet at Knicks workouts
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 1:55:10 PM)

    There have been three notable absences from the Knicks’ voluntary workouts: the triangle offense, Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony.

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ new PG gives telling peek of what’s not in this offense
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 12:47:04 PM)

    If Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek plans on installing any leftover triangle principles from the failed Phil Jackson regime, it hasn’t happened yet. Jarrett Jack, newly signed veteran Knicks point guard, said at a Tuesday press conference that during voluntary workouts the past two weeks Hornacek hasn’t mentioned the T-word and has only talked up his…

  • [NYPost] Michael Beasley’s confident intro: Knicks will shock NBA
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:30:28 AM)

    Michael Beasley views himself as a scoring machine, constantly touting his points-per-minute averages. He’s also a quote machine. Beasley, the former No. 2 pick who’s had a journeyman career, says the rebuilding Knicks, if Carmelo Anthony stays, will make the playoffs as a “five, six seed’’ because of their scoring potency. Beasley also made an…

  • [ESPN] ‘Your favorite player’s favorite player’: The wit and wisdom of Michael Beasley
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:53:05 PM)

    ‘Your favorite player’s favorite player’: The wit and wisdom of Michael Beasley

  • [NY Newsday] Michael Beasley calls Carmelo Anthony a mentor and friend
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 6:58:23 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Michael Beasley considers Carmelo Anthony a mentor, one of his best friends, and said he can’t wait to play with him.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Jarrett Jack impressed with Frank Ntilikina, eager to mentor him
    (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:55:00 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — After missing nearly a year and a half with a leg injury, Jarrett Jack is happy to be back in the NBA and looking forward to helping Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina any way possible.

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