2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Suns

My apologies, I thought that this game was tomorrow night.

The Knicks are actually up nine in the 3rd quarter!

Let’s go? Knicks?

Knicks Morning News (2018.01.26)

  • [SNY Knicks] Burke’s double-double not enough as Knicks fall to Nuggets
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 11:51:13 PM)

    Trey Burke had 18 points and 11 assists, but the Knicks dropped their third straight game with a 130-118 loss to the Nuggets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Frazier walks back Porzingis criticism, thought he was resting not injured
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 11:40:44 PM)

    Walt Clyde Frazier has walked back his critcism of Kristaps Porzingis for sitting out against the Warriors. Frazier thought the Latvian was resting, but he was injured.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks at Nuggets, 9 p.m.
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 7:20:29 PM)

    The Knicks face the Nuggets in Denver at 9 p.m. on Thursday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Is Kristaps Porzingis a soft player?
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 5:43:41 PM)

    The DNL panel debates if Kristaps Porzingis is a soft player after missing the Knicks’ against the Warriors.

  • [SNY Knicks] Walt Clyde Frazier demands more from Porzingis after sitting against Warriors
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 5:45:21 PM)

    Knicks legend and broadcaster Walt Clyde Frazier wasn’t too pleased that Kristaps Porzingis was unable to play against the Warriors on Tuesday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah to miss at least two games due to ‘personal reasons’
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:20:01 PM)

    Knicks C Joakim Noah will miss at least the next two games due to personal reasons, the team announced Thursday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Beasley hopes to stay with Knicks: ‘I don’t want to move anymore’
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 9:10:47 AM)

    Despite a long-time friend in Warriors star F Kevin Durant saying he’d love to play with Michael Beasley next season, the Knicks forward is content where he is now.

  • [NYTimes] Nuggets 130, Knicks 118: Porzingis Returns but Knicks Lose to Nuggets
    (Friday, January 26, 2018 5:03:54 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis was back on the court after a one-game absence but he fouled out in the fourth quarter of what had become a close game.

  • [NYTimes] Stephen Curry and LeBron James Reveal All-Star Rosters
    (Friday, January 26, 2018 12:44:04 AM)

    As captains in the N.B.A.’s 2018 All-Star draft, Curry and James took turns picking from their fellow All-Stars from both conferences.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Does an N.B.A. All-Star Draft Held in Private Make a Sound?
    (Friday, January 26, 2018 1:04:04 AM)

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

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis drafted by Team LeBron at All-Star Game
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 8:59:52 PM)

    Don’t tell Enes Kanter.

  • [NYDN] Amid Noah drama with Hornacek, Knicks lose another road game
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 8:59:08 PM)

    Joakim Noah’s controversial and disastrous run in New York took another odd turn on Thursday.

  • [NYDN] Jacob deGrom wants to sign long-term deal with Mets
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 7:42:43 PM)

    With his newly shorn hair, Jacob deGrom can wander around largely unnoticed, even back in New York City.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks allow season-high 130 points in loss to Nuggets
    (Friday, January 26, 2018 1:02:11 AM)

    DENVER — Kristaps Porzingis returned after a one-game injury absence, but not for long. Dogged by foul trouble, he was limited to 27 minutes and fouled out with 4:49 remaining in the fourth quarter as the Knicks fell to the Nuggets, 130-118, on Thursday night.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis will be on Team LeBron for All-Star Game
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:20:11 PM)

    DENVER — There were no Ping-Pong balls and no live coverage. Kristaps Porzingis found out he had been selected to Team LeBron for the NBA All-Star Game by seeing it on a Knicks staffer’s phone on the court during warmups for Thursday night’s game against the Nuggets.

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah to miss Knicks’ next two games because of ‘personal reasons’
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:08:46 PM)

    DENVER — Joakim Noah was not with the Knicks when they played the Nuggets on Thursday night because of what the team called “personal reasons.” The veteran center will not be with the team on Friday night, either, when the Knicks finish their seven-game road trip in Phoenix.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr. rested against Nuggets
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:03:58 PM)

    DENVER — The Knicks faced the Nuggets on Thursday night without Tim Hardaway Jr. The team decided to rest him for the first game of a back-to-back, with the finale of the road trip set for Friday in Phoenix.

  • [NYPost] LeBron picks Kristaps Porzingis to be on his All-Star team
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:54:59 PM)

    DENVER — LeBron James is fan of the unicorn. The first draft to select sides for the All-Star Game came to fruition Thursday night, when James tabbed Kristaps Porzingis for the monster team he’s captaining. James also took Kevin Durant, who nicknamed Porzingis “The Unicorn’’ during the Knicks forward’s rookie year. James selected Porzingis and…

  • [NYPost] Trey Burke has his biggest night yet
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 10:30:06 PM)

    DENVER — At least there was Trey Burke. Certainly this is a season to develop rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina, but Knicks general manager Scott Perry is committed to seeing what he has in Burke, who is just 25 years old and may be a diamond in the rough. Burke’s fifth game as a Knick…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ new play-by-play man reveals long road to dream job
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 8:30:20 PM)

    Knicks’ radio play-by-play man Ed Cohen explains how and when he landed the gig with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Cohen will make his debut on Knicks’ TV on MSG Network Friday night (9 p.m.) in Phoenix. Q: How did you work your way up to the Knicks’ job? A: Coming out of Ithaca (College), I…

  • [NYPost] Knicks end day of turmoil with a stinker in Denver
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 6:41:59 PM)

    DENVER — Joakim Noah left the Mile High City in a huff Thursday morning, and Kristaps Porzingis left the Pepsi Center court in a huff late in the fourth quarter after fouling out. The Knicks gave up 73 points in the first half to continue their defensive slippage out West and suffered another loss at…

  • [NYPost] Walt Frazier backs off criticism of Kristaps Porzingis
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 4:59:14 PM)

    DENVER — MSG Network broadcaster Walt Frazier told The Post his remarks to the Warriors radio station questioning Kristaps Porzingis not playing Tuesday against Golden State were made without knowing all the facts. Frazier was quoted on the Warriors’ pregame show saying Porzingis should have played, especially because it was the night he was voted to…

  • [NYPost] Joakim Noah, unhappy with playing time, abruptly leaves Knicks
    (Thursday, January 25, 2018 9:25:32 AM)

    DENVER — Joakim Noah has left the Knicks indefinitely for what the team called “personal reasons.’’ Sources have indicated Noah is unhappy with his situation and the Golden State game Tuesday was the trigger point. One NBA source said Noah could be on a leave of absence for as long as a week. Noah has…