2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Bulls

Well, if you’re a team who is struggling to win on the road, it certainly helps to get a team like the Bulls on your road schedule. With the Hawks coming to New York tomorrow, this should be a nice two-game stretch.

Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.09)

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina is confused on how he can best help Knicks
    (Friday, December 08, 2017 10:32:35 PM)

    Frank Ntilikina can impact a game in several ways, but right now the rookie doesn’t know how he should. Following a promising start to the season, the 19-year-old point guard’s production has slipped in nearly every category. Through 21 games, Ntilikina ranks second to last on the team in field-goal percentage (33.6), and since registering…

  • [NYPost] Porzingis gets his shot against rookie who almost replaced him
    (Friday, December 08, 2017 12:25:37 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis can laugh about it now. The always-baffling prospect that the Knicks would trade him has only grown more absurd. But when Arizona’s Lauri Markkanen was in New York this offseason, it wasn’t certain Porzingis would remain there. As Phil Jackson considered sending away a 21-year-old who was one of the league’s most unique…

  • [NY Newsday] Lauri Markkanen was on Knicks’ radar if Kristaps Porzingis had been dealt before June draft
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 12:36:10 AM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Kristaps Porzingis was in Europe when he saw reports that the Knicks were working out Lauri Markkanen before last June’s draft. The jump-shooting 7-footer was being touted as Porzingis’ replacement if former Knicks president Phil Jackson traded him.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Joakim Noah returns to Chicago untradeable and unplayable
    (Friday, December 08, 2017 8:38:12 PM)

    It was only last November when Joakim Noah returned to Chicago to a video tribute and led the Knicks to an emotional victory.

  • [NYTimes] Nets 100, Thunder 95: Short-Handed Nets Beat Thunder in Mexico City
    (Friday, December 08, 2017 6:29:16 AM)

    After a trade earlier in the day, Brooklyn had to scramble, but with 21 points off the bench from Caris LeVert they toppled Oklahoma City.