2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Lakers

The Knicks host the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Lakers have been struggling so far this season, so this will hopefully get the Knicks over the .500 mark.

Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.12.12)

  • [NY Newsday] Ron Baker responds when Jeff Hornacek calls his number
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 7:52:53 PM)

    Ron Baker couldn’t help but smile as he stood in front of his locker Sunday night. The Knicks guard was tired and sore and happier than he’s been in a long time.

  • [SNY Knicks] Amar’e Stoudemire to light a ceremonial menorah at MSG Tuesday
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 5:30:20 PM)

    Former Knicks C Amar’e Stoudemire will be the man to light a cermonial menorah at Madison Square Garden before Tuesday’s contest against the Lakers

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Knicks front office says tanking isn’t their mindset
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 1:33:02 PM)

    Knicks star F Kristaps Porzingis doesn’t want to hear anything about his team tanking.

  • [NYDN] Lonzo still getting no help from LaVar as Balls roll into Garden
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 8:43:23 AM)

    LaVar Ball is to the NBA what the Kardashians are to television.

  • [NYPost] Lonzo Ball talks the ‘greats,’ sets a high bar for his Garden debut
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 5:59:15 PM)

    Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball traveled to New York one time before this weekend, for the NBA draft. One element stood out. “People are very strong and passionate out here,” Ball said about the attitudes of the typical New Yorker who will argue to the death over intricate philosophical points; like who stunk more, the Washington…

  • [NYPost] Is this the revival of Knicks’ fallen point guard?
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 2:05:07 PM)

    Knicks point guard Jarrett Jack used flawless logic while praising teammate Ron Baker. “You never know what may come your way, but you’ve got to be ready for it,” Jack said. “If you’re not ready for the opportunity that comes your way, what’s the point of the opportunity?” The point was Baker was ready. So…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis feels for Lonzo Ball
    (Monday, December 11, 2017 12:38:25 PM)

    Blood is thicker than water. And a lot trickier to navigate at times. Earlier this season Kristaps Porzingis found himself in the middle of a firestorm caused by his brother Janis, who in a European interview, claimed if the Knicks did not make the star happy, he could bolt. “You cannot upset him much or…