Knicks Morning News (2018.01.08)

  • [NYDN] Knicks barely avoid collapse, hold on for 100-96 win over Mavs
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 4:50:27 PM)

    For three quarters, Kristaps Porzingis got his groove back. Then he needed help from Jarrett Jack.

  • [NYDN] Knicks guarantee point guard Jarrett Jack’s contract
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 12:17:59 PM)

    The Knicks have guaranteed the contract of Jarrett Jack, who has rebounded from two years of injury to start 36 consecutive games.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Jack lead Knicks to 100-96 road win over Mavericks
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 9:57:29 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis scored a game-high 29 points while Jarrett Jack hit a go-ahead jumper in the final minute to lead the Knicks to a 100-96 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Beasley to miss Sunday’s game due to sprained left ankle
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 6:05:44 PM)

    Knicks forward Michael Beasley won’t play in Sunday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks due to a sprained left ankle.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks guarantee Jack’s contract
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 5:32:33 PM)

    The Knicks guaranteed point guard Jarrett Jack’s contract by keeping him on the roster for Sunday’s game against the Mavericks.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Mavericks, 7 p.m.
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 4:58:28 PM)

    Recent clashes between the Dallas Mavericks and New York Knicks have centered on the Dirk Nowitzki-Kristaps Porzingis matchup, and rightfully so. The two 7-footers represent opposite ends of the spectrum, at least in terms of career arc, in the development of the stretch-4 forward.

  • [SNY Knicks] Enes Kanter hopes to retire with Knicks
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 10:10:13 AM)

    Knicks C Enes Kanter hasn’t played a full season with his new team, yet he wishes to retire in New York.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks get late winner to beat Mavericks after letting 13-point lead slip away
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 11:13:00 PM)

    Jarrett Jack’s tiebreaking basket with 31.2 seconds left puts the Knicks up for good in win at Dallas.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks reward Jarrett Jack by guaranteeing contract for season
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 7:30:17 PM)

    DALLAS — The Knicks have guaranteed the contract of starting point guard Jarrett Jack for the rest of the season, general manager Scott Perry announced on Sunday.

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina gets last laugh in battle with top Mavericks rookie
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 7:13:37 PM)

    DALLAS — Advantage, Frank Ntilikina. In the battle of rookie point guards, Ntilikina had the better game than Dennis Smith Jr., though often times they weren’t on the court together or matched up with one another. Though on the bench the final four minutes, Ntilikina had a decent outing, scoring seven points, five assists, seven…

  • [NYPost] Knicks hang on for rare road win after blowing late lead
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 5:06:48 PM)

    DALLAS — All the pregame talk was about the first matchup between rookie point guards Frank Ntilikina and Dennis Smith Jr., whom the Knicks passed on with the No. 8 pick in last spring’s draft. But the matchup that won Sunday’s game was the landslide domination of Kristaps Porzingis over aging Dirk Nowitzki and starting…

  • [NYTimes] New Pregame Trickery: Distract the Visiting Team With Bad YouTube Videos
    (Sunday, January 07, 2018 11:19:03 PM)

    Rutgers is out in front with the latest form of gamesmanship. Just watch the Mr. Trololo video to understand how this tactic might work.