Knicks Morning News (2017.11.09)

  • [NYPost] Knicks GM Scott Perry won’t rule out trade as Noah return nears
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 7:43:01 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks general manager Scott Perry admits he has a big roster decision “looming’’ as center Joakim Noah returns Monday after his 12-game drug suspension is over, indicating a trade is still possible. The Knicks have to remove someone from the roster to make room for Noah, whom they apparently have no choice…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis-less Knicks no match for Magic
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 4:40:19 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — No unicorn meant no victory. The Knicks proved Wednesday they are hardly the same with Kristaps Porzingis in a blue checkered suit sitting on the bench with a bad elbow and ankle. In this season’s first game without “The Franchise,’’ the Knicks hung around for three quarters behind Tim Hardaway’s splurge but…

  • [NYPost] Porzingis out, warns elbow issue may have to be dealt with
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 1:44:30 PM)

    ORLANDO – The scorching hot ride of Kristaps Porzingis cooled down Wednesday night in Orlando when the 7-foot-3 unicorn sat out the second night of a back-to-back with right elbow bursitis and a sprained left ankle. Porzingis said before the Knicks’ 112-99 loss to the Magic that he may need a procedure on the ongoing…

  • [SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway Jr. nets 26, but Knicks four-game winning streak ends with 112-99 loss to Magic
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 9:35:33 PM)

    Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points and Evan Fournier added 23 to help the Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 112-99 on Wednesday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis misses Wednesday’s game, hints elbow may need to be operated on after season
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 7:30:56 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis is unavailable for tonight’s game against the Magic in Orland due to a sprained right ankle and bruised left elbow.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks turning heads with recent play at the Garden
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 6:21:51 PM)

    The Daily News Live panel analyzes the Knicks’ come-from-behind win over the Hornets on Tuesday night and Kristaps Porzingis’ performance.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks at Magic, 7 p.m.
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 5:45:18 PM)

    The Knicks will be going for their sixth win in seven games, but they’ll have to do so without Kristaps Porzingis, who is unavailable with elbow and ankle pain.

  • [SNY Knicks] It feels like the Patrick Ewing days at The Garden
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 4:10:41 PM)

    That it feels like old times seems to be the reaction amongst Knicks fans going to games at Madison Sqaure Garden so far this season. Tuesday night, the buzz in the building truly felt like it.

  • [SNY Knicks] SEE IT: Porzingis swats Zeller three times in a row
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 2:00:13 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis blocked Chris Zeller of the Hornets three times in a row during one sequence on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Frank Ntilikina excelling so far in rookie season
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 12:05:55 PM)

    19-year-old rookie PG Frank Ntilikina is not yet starting for the Knicks, but he’s coming through while being trusted with key minutes down the stretch.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis receives write-in vote for Mayor, says he’s ready for job
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 10:30:45 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis received a write-in vote for New York City Mayor on Tuesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis’ late heroics cap another comeback win for the Knicks
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 9:13:40 AM)

    In another comeback victory for the Knicks, it was star F Kristaps Porzingis who iced the team’s third straight win on Tuesday night.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis sidelined as Knicks fall to Magic
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 10:42:00 PM)

    The Knicks were down heading to the fourth quarter again, but this time there would be no stirring comeback, not with Kristaps Porzingis on the bench in a blue sports jacket, and the rest of the team on wobbly legs.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks GM Scott Perry won’t address comments made by Kristaps Porzingis’ brother
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 8:15:00 PM)

    Knicks general manager Scott Perry wouldn’t address Kristaps Porzingis’ brother/agent’s comments to a Latvian magazine about Porzingis’ future with the team.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis sits out Knicks game with ankle/elbow woes
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 8:10:00 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis missed his first game of the season Wednesday after suffering an ankle injury in Tuesday night’s win over Charlotte and re-aggravating a right elbow issue that he said may require a procedure after the season.

  • [NYTimes] At the Pistons’ New Home, Empty Seats and Hockey Statues
    (Thursday, November 09, 2017 10:00:26 AM)

    The opening of Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena has been followed by a succession of not-so-enormous basketball crowds.

  • [NYTimes] Magic 112, Knicks 99: Without Porzingis, Knicks Fall to Magic
    (Thursday, November 09, 2017 4:09:13 AM)

    Playing without their scoring leader, Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks were overmatched by the Orlando Magic and saw the end of their three-game winning streak.

  • [NYTimes] Maimed but Unbowed, He Understands What Lies Ahead for Gordon Hayward
    (Thursday, November 09, 2017 1:18:36 AM)

    Edgar Sosa made his way back to basketball after sustaining gruesome fractures in his right leg during an international game in 2011.

  • [NYTimes] 10 Early Surprises in the N.B.A.
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 11:30:26 PM)

    The Pistons and Magic are good, the Cavs are not, and Blake Griffin is shooting 3s.

  • [NYDN] GM Scott Perry says Kristaps Porzingis is ‘happy’ with Knicks
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 8:24:11 PM)

    Scott Perry would not discuss Kristaps Porzingis’ looming contract extension eligibility or the comments from the Latvian’s older brother.

  • [NYDN] With Porzingis out, Knicks’ win streak snapped in 112-99 loss
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 4:23:05 PM)

    There was no comeback this time for the Babybockers. Not without their star.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis won’t play vs. Magic due to sore ankle, elbow swelling
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 2:00:50 PM)

    Frank Vogel is perplexed on how to stop Kristaps Porzingis, but the Orlando coach may be bailed out of the responsibility.

  • [NYDN] Knicks fan votes for Kristaps Porzingis for mayor of NYC
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 6:58:23 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis has captivated New York City and now it looks like one Knicks fan wants him to govern it.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis is doing for Knicks what Judge has done for Yankees
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 6:34:17 AM)

    Porzingis, like Judge, has undertaken head-on the culture change needed from within the locker room.

  • [ESPN] Porzingis out with ankle sprain, elbow bruise
    (Wednesday, November 08, 2017 5:55:24 PM)

    Porzingis out with ankle sprain, elbow bruise

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