Knicks Morning News (2018.01.01)

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek wants more minutes for Ntilikina, but not ready to start him just yet
    (Sunday, December 31, 2017 9:26:30 AM)

    As Frank Ntilikina continues to improve in his rookie season, Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek is looking to get him some more minutes on the court.

  • [NYPost] Dirk Nowitzki: ‘Sky’s going to be the limit’ for Kristaps Porzingis
    (Sunday, December 31, 2017 10:16:40 PM)

    Dirk Nowitzki is regarded as the best international player in NBA history. Only the sixth player to reach the 30,000-point milestone, Nowitzki believes one day Kristaps Porzingis will best him. The Mavericks’ 39-year-old legend called the 7-foot-3 Latvian “a walking mismatch.’’ “He plays a lot more defense than I ever have, I’ll tell you that,’’…

  • [NYPost] The point guard Knicks passed on clears the air with Ntilikina
    (Sunday, December 31, 2017 10:31:41 AM)

    The irony is Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. likes Frank Ntilikina a lot — on and off the court. Forever inextricably linked, Smith and Ntilikina were in the same city — New Orleans — again Friday as they were on draft night in June. With the Pelicans facing a Mavericks-Knicks back-to-back, Smith lit up…

  • [NYDN] How Knicks can ring in new year the right way
    (Sunday, December 31, 2017 8:12:44 PM)

    No way around it. 2017 was a flaming dumpster village for the Knicks.

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah’s return shows Knicks he can be big help
    (Sunday, December 31, 2017 8:07:27 PM)

    Joakim Noah’s season totals read more like what the Knicks hoped he would give them per game.