Knicks Morning News (2017.10.10)

  • [NY Newsday] MSG broadcasters take shots at Kristaps Porzingis
    (Tuesday, October 10, 2017 12:56:01 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis is already having a tough year, and the season hasn’t even started.

  • [NYDN] Knicks embarrassed by James Harden as Rockets run up the score
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 7:16:24 PM)

    Knicks embarrassed by showboating James Harden as Rockets run up the score.

  • [NYDN] Jarrett Jack fails miserably on last-second, full-court heave
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 5:18:52 PM)

    Jarrett Jack may have a stronger arm than anyone in the NFL — the only issue is he’s as accurate as Mark Sanchez.

  • [NYDN] Knicks announcers caught ripping Kristaps Porzingis on hot mic
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 10:45:58 AM)

    A sore hip forced Kristaps Porzingis out of the Knicks’ preseason tilt against the Nets after the first half on Sunday.

  • [NYDN] Rockets discuss the Carmelo Anthony trade that could have been
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 10:03:01 AM)

    This would have been the soft opening for Carmelo Anthony if only the Knicks and the Rockets had pulled the trigger on a trade.

  • [NYTimes] Q&A: What if a Bear Took an N.B.A. Star’s Place? Shea Serrano Has an Answer
    (Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:00:24 AM)

    The author and humorist behind the best-selling “The Rap Year Book’’ takes on basketball in an illustrated book that asks and answers a lot of questions.

  • [NYTimes] U.S.-Puerto Rico Basketball Game to Be Moved Because of Hurricane Damage
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 10:23:59 PM)

    The World Cup qualifying game might be held in Orlando next month.

  • [NYPost] Ugly preseason has everything Kristaps Porzingis didn’t want
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 10:10:12 PM)

    The Knicks announcers are taking shots at him, and his right hip is barking. This can’t be the finish to the preseason Kristaps Porzingis envisioned prior to his third NBA season. Twenty-four hours after he was called out by MSG personalities Alan Hahn and Wally Szczerbiak for his ineffective play, Porzingis missed Monday night’s 117-95…

  • [NYPost] Knicks flaws won’t allow for partially tanked season
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 9:38:48 PM)

    The Knicks will announce an advertising sponsor to put on their jerseys at a Tuesday press conference. Real-life companies such as “Superior Tank,’’ “May Tank Co.’’ and “Tank Design” lost out. The Knicks didn’t want to reveal their seasonal strategy so blatantly. But the black cat is out of the bag before Halloween. Yes, Phil…

  • [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek tries to pretend he wasn’t angry with Mike D’Antoni
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 9:11:20 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek didn’t finish the thought, preferring silence to criticism. The Knicks coach seemed ticked the Rockets played their starters until the buzzer in Monday night’s preseason contest at the Garden. “No, I’m not surprised,” Hornacek said, when asked if he was fine with the move by Rockets coach and former Knicks head man Mike…

  • [NYPost] Knicks stay winless in preseason, courtesy of James Harden
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 5:56:41 PM)

    The Knicks seem primed for the regular season — if tanking is the goal. They remained winless in the preseason Monday night, hammered by the Rockets 117-95 at the Garden. Again looking incapable of defending the opponent, the Knicks fell to 0-4 this preseason with Friday’s finale against the Wizards remaining and have yet to…

  • [NYPost] Hot mic catches MSG announcers ripping Kristaps Porzingis
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 7:47:24 AM)

    A hot mic caught MSG personalities Alan Hahn and Wally Szczerbiak trashing Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis for his poor preseason display before the Nets eventually slaughtered the Knicks, 117-83, at Barclays Center on Sunday night. The Knicks were behind by as many as 38 points, and Porzingis was the furthest thing from a bright…

  • [SNY Knicks] Banged-up Knicks remain winless in preseason after losing to Rockets
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 9:48:00 PM)

    The Knicks remained winless in the preseason as they lost to the Houston Rockets 117-95 on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rockets players happy Anthony got traded, even if it wasn’t to Houston
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 7:33:28 PM)

    Rockets players expressed their content that former Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony finally got his trade request granted in the offseason even though it wasn’t to Houston.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Ntilikina among five Knicks to miss game vs. Rockets
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 5:54:21 PM)

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis and guard Frank Ntilikina are among five players who will miss Monday’s preseason game vs. the Houston Rockets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis to meet with team doctors regarding sore right hip
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 10:27:25 AM)

    Knicks PF Kristaps Porzingis is expected to meet with Knicks’ doctors Monday regarding a sore right hip.

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Porzingis out Monday with hip soreness
    (Monday, October 09, 2017 7:23:03 PM)

    Knicks’ Porzingis out Monday with hip soreness