2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Pelicans

Well, the Knicks beat the Pelicans on the road and the Knicks are terrible on the road (and they have Hardaway back), so you have to like their chances this afternoon.

Trey Burke is officially a Knick (contract details unclear – let’s hope they got an option for next year). I don’t know if he’ll play today.

Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.14)

  • [NYTimes] Timberwolves 118, Knicks 108: Knicks Falter on the Road Again, Losing to the Timberwolves
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 5:59:25 AM)

    The Knicks are 4-15 on the road this season.

  • [NYDN] Knicks waive Ramon Sessions, roster spot now available for Burke
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:50:45 PM)

    The Knicks waived guard Ramon Sessions on Saturday, the team announced in a statement.

  • [NYDN] Knicks season seems headed for a familiar ending
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:37:49 PM)

    There is still roughly half a season to go in the Knicks’ season, and obviously a lot can still happen.

  • [ESPN] Sources: Knicks waiving Sessions to sign Burke
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:14:27 AM)

    The Knicks are opening a roster spot to sign G League guard and former lottery pick Trey Burke, league sources told ESPN.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks waive Ramon Sessions, clearing a roster spot for Trey Burke
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 1:10:08 PM)

    The Knicks will request waivers on Ramon Sessions, which will open a roster spot for Trey Burke.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis, Kanter happy to see Hardaway Jr. return
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 10:45:32 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis and Enes Kanter were happy to see Tim Hardaway Jr. make his return to the Knicks after a 20 game absence.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway Jr. says it’ll take a few games for him to be himself
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 9:30:29 AM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. was pleasantly surprised with his fitness in his first game back from a leg injury, but admits it’ll take a few games before he’s himself again.

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis gives Knicks big reason to worry about future
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 2:28:39 PM)

    Call him Mr. November. The Knicks have a lot of issues, but none more concerning than what to make about Kristaps Porzingis’ third straight post-Christmas decline. The entire franchise is built upon Porzingis becoming a superstar for the ages, contending for greatest-Knick-ever status. And while he should become a perennial All-Star, the franchise needs him…

  • [NYPost] Knicks shuffle roster to give lottery bust a second chance
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 7:16:42 AM)

    Knicks point guard Ramon Sessions was inactive for the first time Friday night in Minnesota and Saturday was officially waived by the Knicks. It will pave the way for the signing of former lottery pick Trey Burke, according to an industry source. The official announcement on Burke is expected Sunday. The Knicks need a penetrator…

  • [NY Newsday] Play of Tim Hardaway Jr. on Friday was an encouraging sign for Knicks
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 7:20:25 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. brought some things to the Knicks on Friday night that they had been missing: energy and a much-needed perimeter presence.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks waive Ramon Sessions; will sign Trey Burke on Sunday, source says
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 6:56:10 PM)

    The Knicks waived Ramon Sessions on Saturday, opening a roster spot to sign guard Trey Burke.

  • [NY Newsday] Timberwolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns pleased with success of Kristaps Porzingis
    (Saturday, January 13, 2018 6:15:08 PM)

    Karl-Anthony Towns has kept tabs on what Kristaps Porzingis has done since the two young big men came in the league together in 2015, and is happy the Knicks’ franchise player has proved the doubters wrong.