Knicks Morning News (2017.10.05)

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis gets first look at being the Knicks’ focal point
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 1:21:54 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis didn’t want Carmelo Anthony’s old locker. But the new face of the Knicks took his old teammate’s seat on the bench and will try to fill his void on offense.

  • [NYDN] FS1 removes ‘hopeless’ Knicks subway ad campaign
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 7:52:31 AM)

    Fox Sports 1’s Knicks subway ad campaign has taken an express train to nowhere.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Porzingis explains why he doesn’t want to play center
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 7:50:41 AM)

    The idea of Kristaps Porzingis playing center has always stimulated drooling from scouts. But here’s why he wants to avoid it.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Kanter would’ve taken a knee during the national anthem
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 10:07:16 PM)

    Despite many teams in the NFL and NBA expressing their willingness to sit or take a knee during the national anthem, the Knicks decided they would all stand in unity.

  • [SNY Knicks] NBA GMs believe Kristaps Porzingis is ready for breakout campaign
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:36:42 PM)

    Voting on various categories in the GM Survey, decision makers said that Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis has a good chance for a breakout season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks waive forward Jamel Artis
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:04:25 PM)

    Artis signed as an undrafted free agent this summer after playing with the University of Pittsburgh.

  • [SNY Knicks] FS1 removing ad that depicts ‘hopeless’ Knicks on NYC Subway
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 8:27:41 AM)

    FS1 re-evaluated the advertisement and decided to pull it off of subways.

  • [NYPost] Carmelo’s potential replacement turning Knicks’ heads
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 10:15:11 PM)

    If Doug McDermott becomes Carmelo Anthony’s replacement as the Knicks starting small forward, Enes Kanter said he thinks fans will be surprised at the fireworks. After all, McDermott’s college nickname was “Dougie McBuckets.’’ Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek already has taken a shine to the former Creighton superstar, who Kanter believes is as accurate from beyond…

  • [NYPost] NBA GMs are buying into the Porzingis hype, too
    (Wednesday, October 04, 2017 8:44:22 AM)

    The NBA’s GMs must have followed Kristaps Porzingis’ Instagram account this summer. Porzingis boldly stated he would be an All-Star in his third season. Wednesday’s annual GM survey confirmed they think so, too. Porzingis finished tied for second with Myles Turner for player most likely to have a breakout season, with 14 percent of the…

  • [NYTimes] Lynx 85, Sparks 76: Lynx Capture Fourth W.N.B.A. Title With Game 5 Win Over Sparks
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 4:00:48 AM)

    Sylvia Fowles, the 2017 W.N.B.A. Most Valuable Player, had 17 points and 20 rebounds in Minnesota’s win over Los Angeles, giving the team four titles in seven season.

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