Knicks Morning News (2017.12.11)

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, McDermott carry Knicks to 111-107 win over Hawks
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 11:04:29 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis scored 30 points, Doug McDermott added 23 and the New York Knicks held on late to beat the Atlanta Hawks, 111-107, on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks road woes continue in loss to NBA-worst Bulls Saturday
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 10:27:32 AM)

    After a surprising loss to the NBA-worst Bulls Saturday night, head coach Jeff Hornacek couldn’t hold in his frustration after the game.

  • [NYPost] Knicks can’t stop raving about Enes Kanter’s dedication
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 9:37:40 PM)

    Enes Kanter showed up for the Knicks game with the Hawks on Sunday on crutches. So naturally, he started. “If you’re going to make the playoffs, you’re going to make some sacrifices,” said Kanter, who was feeling the effects of getting kneed in the hip Saturday in Chicago — an injury that left him on…

  • [NYPost] Only one way for Knicks to keep Kristaps Porzingis around
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 8:24:23 PM)

    Fans have an obsession with tanking for a high lottery pick, thinking it is the correct strategy for all rebuilding clubs. When Knicks GM Scott Perry met with the media Saturday in Chicago, he sent a message to fans — and his players. No tanks. Team president Steve Mills and Perry aren’t focused on gaining…

  • [NYPost] Knicks survive late sloppiness in ugly win over Hawks
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:35:15 PM)

    The schedule-maker smiled at the Knicks over this past weekend. He gave them back-to-back games, never a joy, but they were against the two worst teams in the NBA. The key, of course, is to beat them. On Saturday in Chicago against the woeful Bulls, they did not. On Sunday at the Garden against the…

  • [NYDN] Jack, Baker beginning to fill Tim Hardaway void in Knicks lineup
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 7:45:58 PM)

    Jarrett Jack posted a season-high 19 points Sunday.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis scores 30, Knicks beat Hawks, 111-107
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 5:27:27 PM)

    Faith in Frank Ntilikina and small ball ultimately paid off for the Knicks. But a victory over the lowly Hawks didn’t come easy.

  • [NYDN] Amar’e Stoudemire returning to MSG to light a ceremonial menorah
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 3:28:20 PM)

    Amar’e Stoudemire’s Judaism is bringing him back to the Garden.

  • [NYDN] Enes Kanter, who arrived on crutches, to play through pain
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 3:24:33 PM)

    It was only Game 25, but Enes Kanter said he was already physically sacrificing for a playoff push.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks gets boost from bench to beat Hawks
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 12:41:06 AM)

    So what do you do for an encore after you lose to the worst team in basketball?

  • [NY Newsday] Enes Kanter plays through pain vs. Hawks
    (Sunday, December 10, 2017 10:49:55 PM)

  • [ESPN] Bench McBuckets allows Jeff Hornacek’s Knicks to bounce back against Hawks
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 1:35:33 AM)

    The New York Knicks got 30 points from Kristaps Porzingis, but Jeff Hornacek’s five-man bench crew made a big difference against the Atlanta Hawks.