2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Hawks

Well, beating one of the worst teams in the NBA on the road was apparently too much for the Knicks to handle. So now let us at least hope that they can defeat one of the worst teams in the NBA at home. The Knicks have at least played pretty well at home so far.

Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.10)

  • [NYDN] Knicks GM Scott Perry says he won’t buy out Joakim Noah
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 8:38:12 PM)

    Knicks GM Scott Perry isn’t ready to end Noah’s days in New York just yet.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ late run not enough, fall to the lowly Bulls, 104-102
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 5:29:21 PM)

    The Knicks once again struggled on the road, losing to the Bulls in Chicago.

  • [NYDN] Jalen Brunson, Villanova PG, checks off plenty on JVG’s criteria
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 2:49:02 PM)

    Rick Brunson admits his son Jalen is more talented than he ever was.

  • [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek loses his cool as Knicks fall to NBA-worst Bulls
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 5:42:44 PM)

    CHICAGO — If the Knicks can’t beat the NBA-worst, travel-fatigued Bulls on the road, whom can they beat away from the Garden? A wild rally from eight points down in the final 2:24 got the Knicks into a tie at 102, but the Bulls squeaked it out when Kris Dunn was fouled by Courtney Lee…

  • [NYPost] Knicks GM Scott Perry doesn’t have time for “The Process”
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 12:24:34 PM)

    CHICAGO — As much as Knicks general manager Scott Perry has referred to the 2017-18 season as one of “development,” he doesn’t want that misconstrued as wanting to lose to get a high lottery pick. In his first denial the new regime went into this season with eyes on tanking, Perry took a shot at…

  • [NYPost] Why Joakim Noah can still help us: Knicks GM
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 7:36:13 AM)

    CHICAGO — Knicks general manager Scott Perry says he hasn’t entertained thoughts of buying out Joakim Noah, despite the team’s logjam at center, feeling Noah may have a role at some juncture. Since returning from the drug suspension that cost him the first 12 games of this season, Noah has appeared in just two contests,…

  • [SNY Knicks] Kanter seen limping after Knicks’ loss, thinks he’ll play on Sunday
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 11:02:09 PM)

    Enes Kanter was seen limping after the Knicks 104-102 loss to the Bulls.

  • [SNY Knicks] Road struggles continue as Knicks lose 104-102 to Bulls
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 10:30:59 PM)

    Road struggles continue as Knicks lose to the Bulls 104-102 in Chicago.

  • [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah inactive against former team Bulls
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 6:53:57 PM)

    Joakim Noah is inactive against the Bulls Saturday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Scott Perry says Knicks won’t tank
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 5:51:49 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Bulls, 8 p.m.
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 3:22:14 PM)

    CHICAGO — After 10 consecutive losses, the Chicago Bulls finally found a way to finish off a victory. Whether they can return on short rest to record back-to-back wins for the first time this season now becomes the question.

  • [SNY Knicks] Perry says Joakim Noah will have a role with Knicks
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 3:54:42 PM)

    Knicks C Joakim Noah will play a role on the Knicks moving forward and the team does not plan to buy out his contract, GM Scott Perry told the New York Daily News.

  • [ESPN] Mirotic calls his shot after taking one from Portis
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 1:08:37 AM)

    Nikola Mirotic’s return to the Bulls has resulted in consecutive wins for the first time this season.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ rally falls short against lowly Bulls
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 12:28:36 AM)

    There are road woes — long travel, unwelcoming crowds and difficult schedules — and then there’s what the Knicks are going through now. Let’s go ahead and call these road crises.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks GM Scott Perry sees value in Joakim Noah
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 9:10:28 PM)

    CHICAGO — Knicks general manager Scott Perry said there will come a day when Joakim Noah will muscle himself past the three centers ahead of him on the depth chart — whether due to matchups, injuries, or the myriad other unpredictable things that can happen over a course of an 82-game season.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis sees playoff spot for youthful, energetic Knicks
    (Saturday, December 09, 2017 5:30:00 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis knew everything would be different without Carmelo Anthony. But he believed the Knicks would win more games than anyone expected, felt they could make the playoffs.

  • [NYTimes] Bulls 104, Knicks 102: Knicks’ Rally Late, but Can’t Beat Bulls at the Buzzer
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 4:54:18 AM)

    The Knicks scored 10 consecutive points to tie the score at 102, but Kristaps Porzingis’s last-second 3-pointer just missed.