Knicks Morning News (2017.11.05)

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis: ‘I believe’ I can be the NBA’s best
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 12:07:12 PM)

    Less than a week after Enes Kanter lobbied for Kristaps Porzingis to be in the MVP conversation, ex-Knicks center Tyson Chandler said Friday he believes the 7-foot-3 Latvian has a chance to be the game’s best player. The compliments are pouring in for Porzingis after he’s weaved the best scoring start to a season in…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter on Porzingis, problems in Turkey and dinner with Trump
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 11:19:41 AM)

    Knicks center Enes Kanter, acquired from the Thunder in the Carmelo Anthony trade, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Have you seen anyone like Kristaps Porzingis? A: I didn’t watch Dirk [Nowitzki] when he was in his age, but I would say maybe Dirk. But besides that, I really…

  • [NYPost] Why ‘Cheese’ isn’t smiling anymore for the Knicks
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 7:53:38 AM)

    Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek has managed to wipe the smile off the face of the man known as “Cheese.’’ Mindaugas Kuzminskas, the forgotten Lithuanian who became a fan favorite last season as a rookie, has been inactive for all eight games, donning a suit on the bench. Kuzminskas admits to being sad about his predicament…

  • [NYDN] Porzingis now believes in his ability to become NBA’s best
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 1:19:08 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis at first sounded sheepish.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis says brother’s comments were ‘taken out of context’
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 6:54:00 AM)

    The Latvian stopped short of condemning the words of his brother and agent, Janis.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis doing his part to bring buzz back to MSG
    (Sunday, November 05, 2017 12:46:06 AM)

    It is the most exciting six seconds to happen at Madison Square Garden in years.

  • [NY Newsday] Mike D’Antoni sees franchise in Kristaps Porzingis
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 9:23:01 PM)

  • [NY Newsday] Patrick Ewing finally gets his shot at coaching
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 6:48:50 PM)

    Patrick Ewing walked beneath the basket where he had scored a good chunk of his 24,915 career points. He folded his 7-foot frame behind a cloth-covered table and nodded at the several dozen reporters who were on hand for his first news conference as a head coach at Madison Square Garden.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks on the clock to do something in busy early season
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 6:46:00 PM)

    It’s normally not that busy at the start of the season, but already one coach has been fired (Earl Watson) in Phoenix, two high-profile players could be moved at any time (Eric Bledsoe and Jahlil Okafor) and the Knicks are on the clock to do something.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Porzingis on strong start to season
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 11:10:36 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis and head coach Jeff Hornacek discuss the early season success for Porzingis as well as the team’s recent hot streak.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kuzminskas still waiting first minutes with Knicks this season
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 1:30:36 PM)

    Knicks SG Mindaugas Kuzminskas is still awaiting his turn in the team’s rotation this season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Beasley’s scoring outburst helped Knicks finish off Suns
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 11:30:03 AM)

    Michael Beasley made the most out of his 17 minutes last night against the Suns with a scoring outburst to help give the Knicks a solid lead late in the game.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis hears MVP chants again after 37-point night in the Garden
    (Saturday, November 04, 2017 9:06:30 AM)

    Knicks star F Kristaps Porzingis had Madison Square Garden on its feet the entire night as he poured in 37 points in the 120-107 win over the Suns.

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