Knicks Morning News (2018.01.11)

  • [ESPN] Bulls treat moms to NYC trip, win over Knicks
    (Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:26:35 AM)

    In what is believed to be a league first, the Bulls organized a special trip for the players to take their moms on the team’s charter as they traveled to New York for Chicago’s game against the Knicks.

  • [NYPost] Jarrett Jack’s costly turnover spoils his triple-double
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11:12:00 PM)

    Jarrett Jack is not shy in crunch time. Quite the opposite, actually. The veteran point guard seems to play with more confidence down the stretch of close games, as was the case Wednesday in the Knicks’ 122-199 double overtime loss to the Bulls at Madison Square Garden. At 34, Jack became the oldest Knick to…

  • [NYPost] Knicks at halfway point in more ways than one
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11:00:45 PM)

    When Jeff Hornacek was asked for his midseason assessment of the Knicks before their 41st game of the season Wednesday night at the Garden, the essence of his answer was this: “They ain’t scared.” That counts as progress after last year’s debacle under former team president Phil Jackson felt like “Dead Men Walking” every time…

  • [NYPost] Bulls’ own unicorn gets best of Kristaps Porzingis and Knicks
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:45:37 PM)

    The Bulls’ unicorn introduced himself to the Garden crowd Wednesday night in a big way. Rookie forward Lauri Markkanen, who has drawn comparisons to Kristaps Porzingis, put on a show in the Bulls’ 122-119 double-overtime victory over the Knicks, notching 33 points and 10 rebounds. The parallels to Porzingis were put on full display, as…

  • [NYPost] Instagram model says she’s just ‘friends’ with Kristaps Porzingis
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:46:04 PM)

    Add another page to the Kristaps Porzingis-Jen Selter story. Selter, the fitness Instagram model who has expressed interest in KP, was sitting a few rows off the court Wednesday night when the Knicks lost 122-119 to the Bulls in double overtime. Asked by The Post about her relationship with the Knicks star, Selter insisted with…

  • [NYPost] Knicks drop double-overtime crusher to nemesis Bulls
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 5:44:17 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek sees the Bulls as rebuilding club similar to his Knicks. Except Chicago finds a way to pull out close games and the Knicks find ways to lose them. With 7-foot rookie Lauri Markkanen looking like the best European big man on the floor, the Bulls needed two overtimes this time, but pulled off…

  • [NYPost] Ramon Sessions knows his Knicks’ days could be numbered
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 3:39:24 PM)

    Ramon Sessions has been around long enough. He knows how this works. He knows this is a business. He knows to ignore the outside noise. With rumors swirling the Knicks may be close to waiving the 31-year-old journeyman, as the team works on a deal to add another point guard — Trey Burke — to…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter baffled at Knicks’ ‘weird’ use of him
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 3:30:56 PM)

    Enes Kanter isn’t complaining but he’s also wondering why he and the fourth quarter don’t mix any more, calling it “weird’’ — a word he used four times. Kanter entered Wednesday night’s 122-119 loss to the Bulls having not played in the fourth quarter for five straight games. He played four minutes midway through the…

  • [SNY Knicks] Jack’s triple-double not enough in Knicks 122-119 double OT loss to Bulls
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 10:50:00 PM)

    Rookie Lauri Markkanen scored a season-high 33 points, Kris Dunn shook off a nightmarish shooting night to make the tiebreaking basket in the second overtime, and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 122-119 on Wednesday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] THJ nearing return for Knicks; Sessions roster spot may be in jeopardy
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:45:54 PM)

    Knicks coach Jeff Hornaceck said prior to Wednesday’s game with the Bulls that it’s possible injured guard Tim Hardaway Jr. could return this weekend.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs Bulls, 7:30 p.m.
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM)

    Just 2-7 in their last nine games — but coming off a 100-96 win at Dallas on Monday that stopped a three-game losing streak — the New York Knicks welcome the Chicago Bulls to Madison Square Garden on Wednesday in their first matchup this season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks showcase their bowling skills at 19th Annual Knicks Bowl
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 2:00:52 PM)

    The Knicks took the time to try out their skills with a bowling ball instead of a basketball at the 19th annual Knicks Bowl event Tuesday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hardaway, Burke reunion with Knicks ‘would be like the old times’
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 9:34:25 AM)

    Knicks SG Tim Hardaway Jr. would love to reconnect with his college teammate, Trey Burke, on the court if he were to get the call-up.

  • [NYDN] Knicks may waive Ramon Sessions to create roster spot
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:12:57 PM)

    Sessions has been demoted from starting point guard to bench warmer to the leading candidate to be gone.

  • [NYDN] Despite Porzingis’ clutch play, Knicks fall to Bulls in double OT
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:11:55 PM)

    The Knicks are now officially past the halfway of their season.

  • [NYDN] Jarrett Jack posts triple-double, but key gaffes cost Knicks late
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:02:57 PM)

    Jarrett Jack pulled off a few of the highlight plays of the night.

  • [NYDN] Current and former stars gather at 19th Annual Knicks Bowl
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 6:03:53 AM)

    In the shadow of MSG Tuesday night, Knicks stars present and past came out to give back to their community and fans.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks drop double OT thriller in another loss to Bulls
    (Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:53:55 AM)

    The Knicks reached the midpoint of their season with a disappointing game that has typified their first half. They built a double-digit lead at home, squandered it, Kristaps Porzingis disappeared at key moments, they made some dramatic plays but in the end they ran out of them.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks need to learn how to finish the job
    (Thursday, January 11, 2018 12:32:03 AM)

    The Knicks are going to have to figure this thing out.

  • [NY Newsday] Still wait-and-see, but Tim Hardaway might play during weekend
    (Wednesday, January 10, 2018 7:45:00 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr.’s return is drawing nearer.