Knicks Morning News (2017.10.21)

  • [NYDN] Ntilikina injures ankle, helped off court during Knicks practice
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 9:56:38 PM)

    Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina notched another injury on his increasingly long list by spraining his ankle at the end of Friday’s practice.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis waiting to change as deal extension eligibility looms
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 12:17:48 PM)

    When Kristaps Porzingis was about 13 years old, his brother asked about his motivation for playing basketball.

  • [NYDN] NBA All-Stars who debuted against former team after trade request
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 11:14:08 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony finally got his chance at payback against the same organization that put him through “hell” last year.

  • [NY Newsday] Frank Ntilikina injures left ankle in practice
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 7:37:42 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — It was a painful sight.

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo expecting cheers, not boos in return to The Garden
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 8:00:48 PM)

    Thunder F Carmelo Anthony isn’t worried about hearing boos from Knicks fans in his return to Madison Square Garden in December.

  • [SNY Knicks] MSU’s Miles Bridges would be ‘extremely excited’ to be drafted by Knicks
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 5:21:30 PM)

    Michigan State’s Miles Bridges will be excited if the Knicks draft him next June.

  • [SNY Knicks] Frank Ntilikina suffers apparent ankle injury
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 4:13:14 PM)

    Knicks rookie PG Frank Ntilikna suffered an apparent left ankle injury during practice on Friday and was helped off the court.

  • [SNY Knicks] Willy Hernangomez barely played during season opener
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 1:15:50 PM)

    With the Knicks preaching on their youth and rebuilding, it’s foolish for a guy like Hernangomez to not be the first center off the bench when Enes Kanter sits.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign Isaiah Hicks to two-way contract
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 11:15:03 AM)

    The Knicks signed former UNC power forward Isaiah Hicks to a two-way contract, the team announced Friday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis scores 31, blocks Anthony in Knicks’ season-opening loss
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 10:15:00 AM)

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis scored 31 points, brought down 12 rebounds and recorded a block of former teammate Carmelo Anthony in Thursday’s season-opening 105-84 loss at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

  • [SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony reflects on his time in NYC
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 9:00:27 AM)

    Thunder F Carmelo Anthony opened up after Thursday night’s game about the trade that sent him from the Knicks to Oklahoma City.

  • [NYPost] Has lifetime Knicks fan Rapaport switched over to the dark side?
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 8:44:43 PM)

    Apparently the mess in the Garden really was too much for actor/comedian Michael Rapaport. The longtime Knicks superfan and Manhattan native looks like he’s really crossed over, sitting courtside Friday night for the Nets’ 126-121 home opening win over Orlando at Barclays Center. “I’m glad to see Brooklyn doing good,” Rapaport told the Post. After…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ logjam at center is already a subplot to watch
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 5:38:53 PM)

    After Willy Hernangomez made the All-Rookie first team last year, there were high expectations for the Knicks big man entering this season. But in a crowded frontcourt, the 23-year-old still is competing to see the floor at all. During the season-opening loss Thursday at Oklahoma City, Hernangomez checked in during garbage time, logging four total…

  • [NYPost] Porzingis’ biggest fear before his headlining Broadway debut
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 3:19:12 PM)

    The face of the Knicks is ready. Ready to take the big stage under the bright lights at Madison Square Garden. Ready to meet his exuberant fan base for the first time this season. Ready to keep shouldering the load. “I’m excited,” 22-year-old Kristaps Porizingis said of the home opener Saturday against the Pistons. “The…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina suffers painful ankle injury at Knicks practice
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 12:22:06 PM)

    Knicks practice took a turn for the worst on Friday, when rookie guard Frank Ntilikina went down with an apparent ankle injury. During a competitive game of 4-on-4, Ntilikina hobbled off the floor before going to the ground, clutching his left ankle. He was clearly in a lot of pain and stayed down for several…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo: No reason for Knicks fans to boo me at MSG
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 11:29:54 AM)

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Carmelo Anthony said the “chapter is closed’’ on his Knicks stint with Thursday’s 105-84 victory. However, there may be one more page — Dec. 16, when Anthony and the Thunder visit the Garden for the first time since the trade. The Garden reaction to the return of Anthony, always a lightning rod, will…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina is Knicks’ only hope at point guard
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 8:52:29 AM)

    OKLAHOMA CITY — The Knicks point-guard dilemma looked as bad as advertised in the season opener, a 105-84 loss to the Thunder and Carmelo Anthony. Neither Ramon Sessions, Ron Baker nor French rookie Frank Ntilikina could do a thing. In Ntilikina’s case, it was understandable. After missing summer league, Ntilikina missed the final four preseason games…

  • [NYTimes] Rockets Fear Chris Paul Could Miss a Month With Knee Injury
    (Friday, October 20, 2017 9:32:16 PM)

    Paul has been officially ruled out of the Rockets’ home opener Saturday night with a bruised knee.

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