Knicks Morning News (2018.01.29)

  • [NYPost] Rest of NBA thinks it’s time for Knicks to start selling
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 6:43:58 PM)

    The NBA trade deadline arrives one week from Thursday, so there remains roughly a week and a half for rumor mongers to enjoy the most wonderful time of their year. So for a week and a half, teams must decide to either buy, sell or stand pat in what could be an active trade session….

  • [NYPost] Evidence that G-League stint can work is in front of Knicks’ eyes
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 2:08:12 PM)

    According to Knicks rookie shooting guard Damyean Dotson, the G-League exists to help confidence — not hurt. While the Knicks are so far reluctant to give rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina a game in Westchester — perhaps not to bruise his ego — Dotson just came off a two-week stint. The Knicks’ 2017 second-round pick…

  • [NYPost] Why Knicks guard’s ‘LaVar Ball’ dad isn’t the issue he once was
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 11:14:32 AM)

    Trey Burke isn’t the only one who has changed since his days with the Jazz. So has his father, Benji Burke, a Division II scholarship player at Northwest Missouri State who coached his son throughout AAU and moonlighted briefly as his agent. During Burke’s Jazz stint, Benji was active on Twitter — too active, he…

  • [NY Newsday] Impressive Trey Burke could cut into Frank Ntilikina’s minutes
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:49:26 PM)

    When the Knicks finally return to the Garden on Tuesday to face the Nets for their first home game since Jan. 14, fans may see a lot more of Trey Burke and a lot less of Frank Ntilikina.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks who could be traded by the Feb. 8 deadline
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 6:10:28 PM)

    The NBA trade deadline is Feb. 8. With that in mind, these players could be involved in deals:

  • [NYDN] Ex-Knicks assistant Josh Longstaff thriving as G-League coach
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 7:01:52 AM)

    On a small scale Saturday night, Josh Longstaff showed the Knicks why, yet again, they may have tossed away the wrong assistant coach.

  • [SNY Knicks] Agent: Porzingis ‘wants to be a Knick, no question’
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 11:35:30 PM)

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis, who is eligible to sign a max contract extension this summer, still has a desire to remain in New York, his agent and brother, Janis, told Newsday’s Al Iannazzone.

  • [SNY Knicks] With All-Star dream fulfilled, Porzingis aiming for playoff berth
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 5:00:38 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis will get to live his dream on Feb. 18 when he suits up for his first All-Star Game of his career.

  • [SNY Knicks] Courtney Lee not sweating trade rumors ahead of deadline
    (Sunday, January 28, 2018 11:44:14 AM)

    Knicks SG Courtney Lee has garnered trade rumors, and despite the trade deadline a few days away, he is still focused on playing in New York.