2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Warriors

Well, at least it is one of those rare games when we get to watch a really good basketball team.

And hell, who knows, maybe they’ll shock the world! The Lakers once beat the Warriors during the season where the Warriors won 195 games, so anything could happen!

Let’s go? Knicks?

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.23)

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek: ‘No reason’ to send struggling Ntilikina to G League
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 7:01:43 PM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek dismissed the idea of demoting rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina to G League Westchester after he has been held scoreless two of the past three games.

  • [NYTimes] Milwaukee Bucks, Seeking a Change in Leadership, Fire Jason Kidd
    (Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:03:25 AM)

    The underperforming Bucks had recently dropped into the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference playoff standings despite a roster loaded with talent.

  • [NYPost] Knicks are catching angry Warriors at worst possible time
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 7:02:13 PM)

    SAN FRANCISCO — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek and associate coach Kurt Rambis hopped from player to player Monday after practice, sitting with many of them, looking at video on a laptop one day after the Lakers feasted on the Knicks defense. The attention to detail was at its highest during a two-plus-hour practice at the…

  • [NYPost] Knicks won’t write off Ntilikina’s up-and-down rookie season
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 6:38:17 PM)

    SAN FRANCISCO — Knicks rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina knows he’s not the first lottery pick to have an up-and-down first year. “I know it’s going to take time. You see a lot of rookies go through that season where they’re not consistent and show flashes,’’ Ntilikina said. “That’s what I’m doing. I’m showing flashes….

  • [NYPost] James Dolan and wife split after 15 years of marriage
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 5:49:43 PM)

    “While this decision was a difficult one, we have a great deal of regard for each other.”

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis gets in extra work before battling old nemesis
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 4:14:06 PM)

    SAN FRANCISCO — Kristaps Porzingis had Knicks coaches place a black iron device inside the rim, making it smaller. He spent half an hour after Monday’s practice as the last player on the court at the Olympic Club, working on his shot with Knicks assistant Dave Bliss. The device reduced his margin of error and…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ plan for Frank Ntilikina’s development needs work
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 9:13:57 AM)

    LOS ANGELES — The big story in La La Land Sunday was not Lonzo Ball, but their point guard on a two-way contract, Alex Caruso. The undrafted G Leaguer piled up a career-high nine points with eight assists, four rebounds, two steals and was a plus-24 in the Lakers’ 127-107 clubbing of the Knicks. On…

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis gearing up for matchup vs. Draymond Green
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 3:31:08 PM)

    Green has pounded Porzingis on the court and taken shots at him through the media.

  • [NYDN] Knicks may go after Kentavious Caldwell-Pope this summer
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 7:54:24 AM)

    As the Knicks plot out their future during this downtrending season, a particular mold of player remains a priority: an athletic wing.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks go back to basics on defense
    (Monday, January 22, 2018 8:42:01 PM)

    SAN FRANCISCO — If the Knicks gave up 127 points to the Lakers on Sunday, how many are they going to give up to the Warriors on Tuesday night?