Knicks Morning News (2017.10.06)

  • [NYDN] Nigel Hayes: I want a Knicks fan to prove me wrong about NYC
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 1:30:56 PM)

    Nigel Hayes, the gregarious small forward fighting for a Knicks roster spot, has a challenge for the fans of his new team: prove him wrong.

  • [NYDN] Ex-Knick comes to Cam Newton’s defense over sexist remarks
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 9:18:37 AM)

    As Cam Newton faced backlash for his sexist remarks to a female reporter, former Knick James ‘Flight’ White came to his defense.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina out Friday with bruised knee
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 8:10:19 AM)

    Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina is doubtful for Friday’s preseason game because of a bruised right knee.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Kanter a vanishing breed in NBA: Big man with inside moves
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 7:26:54 PM)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Enes Kanter considers himself a throwback, a center who can play with his back to the basket and hurt teams with an array of post moves.

  • [NY Newsday] Frank Ntilikina to miss Knicks’ preseason game Friday
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 3:21:24 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks left for their first road preseason game Thursday without Frank Ntilikina.

  • [SNY Knicks] Nigel Hayes challenges Knicks fans to change his mind about NYC
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 6:24:44 PM)

    Knicks small forward Nigel Hayes knows he drew attention when he called New York “too big” and “dirty,” and now he wants the fans to do their best to help change his mind.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis will likely play forward more than center this season
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 5:10:07 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Ntilikina out for Friday’s game due to bruised knee
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 12:15:24 PM)

    Knicks rookie PG Frank Ntilikina (contused right knee) is out for Friday night’s preseason game against the Wizards.

  • [NYPost] Defense the next challenge for Knicks’ Enes Kanter
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 11:00:24 PM)

    WASHINGTON — The Knicks understand Enes Kanter isn’t here to solve their defensive woes. He’s an old-school, 6-foot-11, back-to-the-basket center and voracious offensive rebounder. Defense hasn’t been the new Knicks’ strong suit and he even lost playing time in last season’s playoffs with the Thunder because of that deficiency. After the Knicks allowed 115 points…

  • [NYPost] MSG’s Alan Hahn on Ntilikina, Porzingis and all things Knicks
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 6:41:17 PM)

    MSG Network analyst Alan Hahn talks Frank Ntilikina’s potential and the good quiet around the Knicks right now with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: What has been your early impression of Ntilikina? A: Defense really stood out more than anything. He has a 7-foot-3 wingspan for a guy who is 6-5, 6-6. He’s smooth and…

  • [NYPost] Knicks superfan Michael Rapaport has epic evisceration of James Dolan
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 10:22:14 AM)

    Actor/comedian Michael Rapaport was once a fixture on the Garden’s celebrity row, but now may have to think twice before asking for front-row comps. In his soon-to-be-released book, “This Book has Balls,” the lifelong Knicks diehard and New York native viciously attacks owner James Dolan, even making fun of his singing the blues. Rapaport takes…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina injuries piling up early
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 9:02:44 AM)

    WASHINGTON — John Wall will have to wait. Knicks rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina will miss Friday’s preseason game against the Wizards with a bruised right knee. Ntilikina hurt his groin Monday, but still played in the preseason opener Tuesday against the Nets, during which he looked smooth running the offense despite shooting just 1-for-7…

  • [NYPost] Jeanie Buss: My brother doomed my life with Phil Jackson
    (Thursday, October 05, 2017 7:03:23 AM)

    For Jeanie Buss, Zen just couldn’t go the distance. The Lakers owner shared during an appearance at the annual espnW: Women + Sports Summit on Tuesday that her romance with former fiancée Phil Jackson was doomed after her brother, Jim Buss, didn’t bring Jackson back as coach in 2012. Jackson was interested in the position, but…

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