Knicks Morning News (2017.11.01)

  • [NYDN] Offseason strength work takes Kristaps Porzingis to new heights
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 9:51:21 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis posted workout snippets with regularity in June and July.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks’ new go-to guy, rising to challenge
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 3:49:26 PM)

    Courtney Lee was leading the break and saw Kristaps Porzingis raising his arm as he darted to the basket. Lee threw a lob that few people could have gotten. But Porzingis climbed the ladder, caught the ball with his right hand and threw it down all in one motion.

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ task: Slow down Harden and Rockets’ 3-point shooting
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:33:50 PM)

    The Nuggets attempted 41 3-pointers against the Knicks on Monday at the Garden. In Oklahoma City on opening night, the Thunder tried 38. Well, Knicks, you ain’t seen nothing yet: Here come the Rockets. Last season, Houston attempted a senses-numbing average of 40.3 3-pointers a game. In the embryonic stages this season, the Rockets have…

  • [NYPost] How Kristaps Porzingis grew into the ‘nightmare’ NBA feared
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:19:17 PM)

    All summer, Kristaps Porzingis worked on getting stronger. He lifted weights. Ran. Did boxing. He wanted to evolve into what Pistons coach and executive Stan Van Gundy recently predicted for him. “He’s going to be a nightmare for years to come in this league,” Van Gundy said. So far this season, opponents are losing lots…

  • [NYPost] Curious benching shows the fine line Jeff Hornacek is walking
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 7:50:49 AM)

    The Knicks are a .500 ballclub on a three-game winning streak after a fairly difficult schedule. That’s not the record that will get you a top-3 lottery pick or even a seat at the lottery dais in Manhattan in May. But the new management team of Steve Mills and Scott Perry – as much as…

  • [ESPN] Vote: Weigh in on the NBA through two weeks
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:41:35 AM)

    Vote: Weigh in on the NBA through two weeks

  • [SNY Knicks] Hardaway Jr. gets hot at right time in Knicks’ win Monday night
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 2:49:19 PM)

    Knicks SG Tim Hardaway Jr. came alive in the fourth quarter in Monday night’s 116-110 win over the Nuggets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis hearing MVP chants from fans and Enes Kanter
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:42:31 AM)

    After another spectacular performance against the Nuggets, Knicks F Kristaps Porzingis is already hearing MVP talks from his teammates.

  • [NYTimes] Carmelo Anthony Is Gone, and Perhaps the Knicks Don’t Miss Him
    (Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:01:04 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis has quickly assumed the role of franchise player, and Frank Ntilikina, the rookie guard, is showing flashes of real talent.

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