2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Nuggets

Well, at the very least, we get to watch an awesome young 22-year-old center tonight.

Hopefully Dotson gets some burn!

Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.25)

  • [NYDN] Walt Frazier: Porzingis should’ve played against the Warriors
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 5:31:36 PM)

    Given the moment and the opponent, Walt Frazier believes Kristaps Porzingis should’ve played Tuesday.

  • [NYDN] Porzingis questionable for Thursday’s game with knee soreness
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 1:38:17 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis may miss his second straight game with knee soreness.

  • [NYDN] Willy Hernangomez opens up about his uncertain future with Knicks
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:34:34 AM)

    Do the Knicks believe in Willy Hernangomez?

  • [SNY Knicks] Ntilikina named to World Team for Rising Stars Challenge
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7:30:00 PM)

    Knicks PG Frank Ntilikina is heading to the NBA’s All-Star Weekend as part of the World Team in the Rising Stars Challenge, the club announced Wednesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hernangomez hopes to reunite with former teammate Doncic
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 5:25:00 PM)

    The NBA Draft may still be six months away, but that isn’t stopping Knicks C Willy Hernangomez from stating his desire to join forces with former teammate Luka Doncic.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek believes his team fought hard against All-Star studded Warriors
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 10:20:31 AM)

    It was a night the Knicks desperately needed their All-Star to perform. Instead, he didn’t even suit up.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Does an All-Star Draft Held in Private Make a Sound?
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:00:24 AM)

    A novel approach to this year’s N.B.A. All-Star game, with captains picking the teams, has been undermined in an effort to protect players’ feelings.

  • [NYPost] Michael Beasley chooses Knicks over Kevin Durant reunion
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 10:31:16 PM)

    DENVER — Thanks for the sentiment Kevin Durant, but Michael Beasley seems like he would rather stick with the Knicks next season than bolt to the Warriors’ juggernaut. Kevin Durant talked a lot about his D.C. buddy Beasley in his postgame press conference Tuesday night after the Knicks’ 123-112 loss at Golden State, lavishing plaudits…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina earns spot in All-Star rookie-sophomore game
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:57:33 PM)

    DENVER — All-Star weekend isn’t known for defense, but Knicks rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina has been selected mostly on the basis of those skills. Despite modest stats, the eighth-overall pick, out of France, in the 2017 draft was picked Wednesday for the World Team in the Rising Stars Challenge that features the NBA’s top…

  • [NYPost] Walt Frazier rips Porzingis for not playing against Warriors
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:22:46 PM)

    Walt “Clyde” Frazier’s message to Kristaps Porzingis: Suck it up. The Knicks legend said the first-time All-Star should have played Tuesday night against the defending champion Warriors, even though the team said he was suffering from left “knee irritation.” “He’s on the threshold of greatness, but you got to go against the Warriors, man,” Frazier…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis eyes return with knee feeling ‘much better’
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 2:29:54 PM)

    DENVER — Kristaps Porzingis said he believes his chance of returning to play Thursday against Denver is “74 percent.’’ The Knicks officially listed Porzingis as questionable with an irritated left knee that caused him to miss a loss Tuesday in Golden State. But it appears likely Porzingis won’t miss a game for the eighth time…

  • [NYPost] Hernangomez’s scouting report on Euro stud he wants reunion with
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 7:42:19 AM)

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Knicks center Willy Hernangomez would love to be teammates again with Luka Doncic. The question is which NBA jersey either will be wearing next season. The 6-foot-6 Doncic, playing for Real Madrid, is slated as a high lottery pick in June. Hernangomez, who played with Doncic on the Spanish League power in…

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina selected for Rising Stars Challenge
    (Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:47:17 PM)

    DENVER — At the end of Knicks practice on Wednesday at the Pepsi Center, coach Jeff Hornacek gathered the players around in a semicircle in front of the Nuggets’ Western Division championship banners. Team president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry were also present.