Knicks Morning News (2017.10.17)

  • [NY Newsday] Point guard Frank Ntilikina talking with Knicks teammates as bruised knee heals
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 7:40:05 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Frank Ntilikina’s troublesome knee will have a few more days to heal before it really gets tested by NBA MVP Russell Westbrook.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks podcast: One on one with Tim Hardaway Jr.
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 2:10:51 PM)

    The Knicks open their 2017-18 NBA season on Thursday. In Oklahoma City. Against Carmelo Anthony.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kuzminskas, Jack tentatively ruled inactive ahead of season-opener
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 8:20:00 PM)

    Knicks forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas and guard Jarrett Jack have been ruled inactive for Thursday’s season-opener against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks expect Frank Ntilikina to play in season-opener
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 1:11:03 PM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek expects rookie PG Frank Ntilikina to play during Thursday’s season-opener against the Thunder in Oklahoma City.

  • [NYPost] Knicks preview: Finding out how low they can go
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 10:08:31 PM)

    The only question is whether Jeff Hornacek will replace Derek Fisher in the history books for worst single-season record for a Knicks coach. Probably not, but after an 0-5 preseason, it’s not out of the realm of possibility the rebuilding, post-Carmelo Anthony club could challenge 17-65. The new regime of Steve Mills and Scott Perry…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina caretaker is just happy to be here
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 3:36:26 PM)

    Ramon Sessions has no problem babysitting. He has spent large segments of his 10-year NBA career serving as a caretaker for younger players such as Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker. So when he inked a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum with the Knicks on July 28, Sessions knew mentoring rookie Frank Ntilikina would be…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina: I’ll be ready for Knicks opener
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 9:41:48 AM)

    Frank Ntilikina is making progress, slowly but steadily, in advance of Thursday’s regular-season opener against Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder. The Knicks’ rookie point guard from France took part in his second straight practice Monday, doing more than he did Saturday, and the expectation is he will be available when the season begins. “If the…

  • [NYTimes] Eastern Conference Preview: Are the Celtics and Cavaliers Vulnerable?
    (Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:00:57 AM)

    Boston and Cleveland continued to stockpile stars, but the Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors are all waiting for a chance to break through.

  • [NYTimes] Western Conference Preview: The Warriors and 14 Other Guys
    (Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:00:56 AM)

    The Warriors are in a class by themselves, but the Rockers and the Thunder spent the off-season making rosters moves to try to keep up.

  • [NYTimes] On Basketball: The Warriors Want Steve Nash in Their Ring Ceremony. He’d Rather Pass.
    (Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:41:09 AM)

    Nash, who is a player development consultant with the Warriors, says he would prefer to be out of the spotlight when the team gets its title rings on Tuesday.

  • [NYTimes] Katie Smith Replaces Bill Laimbeer as Liberty Coach
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 10:08:03 PM)

    Laimbeer, who has coached the Liberty since 2013, is expected to take a position with the relocated San Antonio Stars franchise.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Months of N.B.A. Sound and Fury, Signifying No Threat to the Warriors
    (Monday, October 16, 2017 6:59:22 AM)

    The league went through a transformative off-season, with star players switching teams and the league overhauling rules. But the most important thing didn’t change.

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