Knicks Morning News (2017.11.21)

  • [ESPN] Knicks offseason moves pay off against Clippers
    (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:30:17 AM)

    Knicks offseason moves pay off against Clippers

  • [ESPN] Bernard King on Kristaps Porzingis’ play: ‘I don’t know if we’ve ever seen that before’
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 11:00:21 AM)

    Bernard King on Kristaps Porzingis’ play: ‘I don’t know if we’ve ever seen that before’

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Hornacek on Knicks’ prowess at home
    (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:34:06 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek on the explosive nature of today’s NBA and how his club continued to compete all night, securing a 107-85 win over Lob City.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Kanter lead Knicks to big win over Clippers
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 10:03:46 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis scored 25 points, Enes Kanter had a double-double and the Knicks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-85 on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Knicks return to comforts of home
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 6:12:13 PM)

    Stefan Bondy breaks down the Knicks’ road woes and how they’ll look to get back on track with a home tilt against the slumping Clippers.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hardaway will play vs. Clippers despite foot soreness
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 5:53:39 PM)

    Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. will be active for Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers after dealing with soreness in his left foot, head coach Jeff Hornacek told reporters.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Knicks look to get back on track at home against Clippers
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 5:03:39 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis and the New York Knicks face the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Bernard King marvels at a one-of-a-kind player in Kristaps Porzingis
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 11:23:29 AM)

    Former Knicks great Bernard King has seen nothing like current star F Kristaps Porzingis in all his years in the game.

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina has explanation for worst performance as Knick
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 7:44:12 PM)

    Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina’s fourth-quarter benching was more the Frenchman’s call than the coach’s. Feeling flu-like symptoms, Ntilikina had his worst game as a Knick, committing four turnovers with zero points and one assist in 11 minutes and sitting for the fourth quarter. Jeff Hornacek said Ntilikina told him he wasn’t helping the team, prompting…

  • [NYPost] Knicks have Garden crowd to thank for overachieving
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 7:20:13 PM)

    On full display at Madison Square Garden, all game, all night, were all the elements that have established these Knicks as the city’s most intriguing nightly show. There was Kristaps Porzingis, still scuffling, but still scoring 25. The other four starters also reached double-figures. Carmelo Anthony’s replacements were superb — 12 points and 16 rebounds…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis is becoming a monster on defense now
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 7:14:36 PM)

    The Knicks had just scored with four seconds left in the first half to go up 14 points on the Clippers. So the Clippers inbounded and Blake Griffin raced down and dunked, completely uncontested. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek was so glad that was the case. Not that Griffin dunked. That it was uncontested. Kristaps Porzingis…

  • [NYPost] Jarrett Jack stepped up to give the Knicks the jolt they needed
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 7:01:11 PM)

    The same words are used about Jarrett Jack day in, day out, game after game. Leader. He gets the Knicks in the right spots from his point guard position. Mentor. He is helping rookie Frank Ntilikina navigate the NBA minefield. Professional. Veteran. You’ve heard them. But Monday night at several points in the Knicks’ 107-85…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony deal keeps paying off as Knicks top Clippers
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 5:05:56 PM)

    Life without Carmelo Anthony — and with Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott — continued as a winning formula Monday as the Knicks clobbered the sinking Clippers 107-85 at the Garden. On a night Kristaps Porzingis outplayed Blake Griffin but still wasn’t MVP caliber, the Knicks got important contributions from the two men they obtained from…

  • [NYPost] Tim Hardaway’s motivation: Proving the haters wrong
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 4:04:47 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. has finally admitted the rips he took in July after the Knicks lavished him with a four-year, $71 million contract stung, and he’s used them as “motivation’’ and feels “capable’’ of living up to the deal. On Monday, Hardaway decided to play versus the Clippers despite suffering what appears to be plantar…

  • [NYDN] While Knicks’ future looks bright, Clippers are in disarray
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 8:25:11 PM)

    While the Knicks continue to surprise, the Clippers are an absolute mess.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis outplays Griffin, McDermott scores 16 in Knicks win
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 8:23:35 PM)

    Porzingis wasn’t spectacular, but he still got the better of Griffin.

  • [NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. starts against Clippers despite sore foot
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 1:40:04 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. will play against the Clippers Monday night.

  • [NYDN] Hardaway Jr. trying to silence contract criticism on Knicks court
    (Monday, November 20, 2017 9:07:42 AM)

    There were 71 million reasons for Knicks fans and media to criticize the move to resign Tim Hardaway Jr. as a free agent last summer.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis leads Knicks past turnover-prone Clippers
    (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:33:46 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis’ shot was a bit off again and he failed to reach the 30-point mark for the fourth straight game, but it wasn’t a night when the Knicks needed him to carry them.

  • [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway Jr. plays through foot pain
    (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:29:26 AM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. played despite experiencing what he called “intense soreness” in his left foot that Jeff Hornacek acknowledged could be plantar fasciitis. But Hardaway said it isn’t that severe.

  • [NY Newsday] Minus Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony, Clippers fall while Knicks rise
    (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:00:47 AM)

    Who would have thought this would happen? Who would have thought that life post-Carmelo Anthony would be easier for the Knicks than life post-Chris Paul has been for the Clippers?

  • [NYTimes] Knicks 107, Clippers 85: Knicks Beat Clippers for the First Time in Five Years
    (Tuesday, November 21, 2017 4:36:44 AM)

    The Knicks had lost 10 consecutive games against Los Angeles, but Kristaps Porzingis and Doug McDermott took over in the second half of a decisive win.

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