Knicks Morning News (2017.11.18)

  • [SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway Jr. leaves game Friday with sore foot
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 11:16:35 PM)

    Knicks SG Tim Hardaway Jr. removed himself from Friday night’s matchup against the Raptors as his sore left foot flared up.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks can’t stop DeRozan, Lowry in 107-84 rout
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 10:35:06 PM)

    Kyle Lowry matched his season high with 22 points and added 10 assists, DeMar DeRozan also scored 22 and the short-handed Toronto Raptors beat New York 107-84 on Friday night, their eighth consecutive victory over the Knicks.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks at Raptors, 7:30 p.m.
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 6:15:19 PM)

    TORONTO — The New York Knicks and the Toronto Raptors will meet for the first time this season on Friday night, each coming off uplifting, comeback victories on Wednesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Who is Kristaps Porzingis’ wingman?
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 6:32:49 PM)

    While Kristaps Porzingis reigns as the Knicks’ franchise cornerstone, who is better fit to be labeled his sidekick, Kanter or Hardaway Jr.?

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek thought it was “great” that Ntilikina shoved LeBron
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 12:15:29 PM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek was fully behind rookie PG Frank Ntilikina sticking up for himself against LeBron James of the Cavaliers on Monday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony says Oklahoma City fans “appreciate players more”
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 9:00:53 AM)

    Carmelo Anthony said that Oklahoma City appreciates its players more and calls it a small, intimate enviornment.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis struggles as Knicks get blown out by Raptors
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 7:24:53 PM)

    Porzingis and the Knicks were grounded in Canada.

  • [NYDN] Joakim Noah admits he ‘probably’ won’t ever return to form
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 2:50:12 PM)

    Noah faced the harsh reality that his best days are over.

  • [NYDN] Hornacek says Knicks have a 3-year plan for building contender
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 10:04:31 AM)

    The Knicks should send the schedule-maker a Christmas card.

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. exits with ‘lingering’ foot injury
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 7:15:28 PM)

    TORONTO — Tim Hardaway Jr. suffered a mysterious left-foot injury that forced him out of the final three minutes of Friday’s 107-84 dud against the Raptors, but he doesn’t believe the problem will linger. Hardaway said he did nothing in particular to hurt himself after being the hero versus the Jazz on Wednesday, but he…

  • [NYPost] Porzingis struggles mightily as Knicks pounded by Raptors
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 5:01:01 PM)

    TORONTO — The road has been a misery for the Knicks — and for Kristaps Porzingis. With Porzingis’ shooting slump reaching a third game Friday night, the Knicks got whipped by the Raptors, losing their eighth straight game to Toronto in a 107-84 Air Canada slaughter. No team exploits the Knicks more severely than the…

  • [NYPost] Joakim Noah faces new reality as Knicks bench him again
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 3:54:44 PM)

    TORONTO — Joakim Noah admits he’s not the same player he was in 2014, when he was first team All-NBA and the Defensive Player of the Year. But the center said he still believes he can contribute to the club. Noah chose his words carefully, admitting he’s attempting to make the best of a rotten…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis is so good, this is what a ‘slump’ looks like
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 8:46:30 AM)

    TORONTO — Jeff Hornacek found it amusing Kristaps Porzingis’ two-game stretch without 30 points is being classified as a slump. “Maybe we all got spoiled,’’ Hornacek said Friday after the morning shootaround at Air Canada Centre. “Not everyone’s going to go 14-for-23 every game. He was shooting lights out early on. Teams are starting to…

  • [NYTimes] Raptors 107, Knicks 84: Knicks Shoot and Defend Poorly Against a Short-Handed Toronto
    (Saturday, November 18, 2017 4:17:51 AM)

    The Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis shot 3 for 13 while Tim Hardaway Jr. finished 5 for 11 in the team’s eighth consecutive loss to the Raptors.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks don’t have it in loss to Raptors
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 10:41:00 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek appeared to be lowering expectations before Friday night’s game against the Raptors. It may have been the coach’s best move of the night.

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah inactive for third straight game for Knicks
    (Friday, November 17, 2017 8:21:58 PM)

    Joakim Noah was all-NBA first team after the 2013-14 season. Even he admits he’s not that player any more.

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