Knicks Morning News (2018.01.30)

  • [NY Newsday] Nets hope to avoid getting swept by Knicks on Tuesday at MSG
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 9:15:57 PM)

    The Nets have taken three shots at beating the Knicks and have missed each time. They would really like to avoid going 0-for-4.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks looking to part ways with Joakim Noah after spat with Jeff Hornacek, source says
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 8:19:23 PM)

    Joakim Noah’s days as a Knick could be numbered.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis takes aim at playoffs and Knicks being buyers at the trade deadline
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 7:48:34 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis wants the Knicks to be buyers at the trade deadline to improve their chances of making the playoffs.

  • [NYDN] Knicks front office needs to speak up about Joakim Noah situation
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 1:48:38 PM)

    The Knicks’ collective silence regarding Joakim Noah’s status, both present and future, speaks volumes.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis wants Knicks to be buyers at trade deadline
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 11:49:32 AM)

    Kristaps Porzingis, unlike the front office, isn’t so concerned about long-term assets.

  • [NYDN] Joakim Noah not at practice, out vs. Nets as future now uncertain
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 9:22:55 AM)

    Joakim Noah, who was reportedly upset over his playing time, was not at Knicks practice on Monday morning.

  • [NYTimes] Blake Griffin Headed to Pistons in Trade With Clippers
    (Tuesday, January 30, 2018 3:00:37 AM)

    The Clippers will receive Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley, Boban Marjanovic and two draft picks in the deal.

  • [NYTimes] Argument with Hornacek Led to Noah’s Leave From Knicks
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 6:44:04 PM)

    The Knicks and Noah agreed to a cooling-off period after an emotional exchange with Coach Jeff Hornacek.

  • [ESPN] How the Knicks can navigate Joakim Noah’s albatross contract
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 3:32:05 PM)

    If Noah has played his final game in a Knicks uniform, how could New York lessen the burden of the $56 million still owed to the former Defensive Player of the Year?

  • [ESPN] Porzingis: Plan for playoffs at trade deadline
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 3:17:03 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis wants the Knicks in the playoffs: The forward said he would prefer if the team added experienced talent at the trade deadline — instead of tanking for the draft — and make the postseason.

  • [ESPN] Sources: Noah rift lingers, but no buyout talks
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 1:44:32 PM)

    Sources tell ESPN that there have been no buyout talks between the New York Knicks and Joakim Noah despite a growing disconnect between the team and the center who has played in just seven games this season.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Knicks aim to part ways with Noah
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 11:34:57 PM)

    As the trade deadline approaches, Knicks All-Star forward Kristaps Porzingis shares what he believes the Knicks’ mindset should be.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis focused on Knicks’ playoff chances this year, not being sellers
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 5:36:00 PM)

    Amid reports that other teams believe the Knicks should be sellers as the NBA trade deadline nears, forward Kristaps Porzingis said he is focused on leading the current group of players to the postseason.

  • [SNY Knicks] Is buying out Joakim Noah worth it for the Knicks?
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 3:00:50 PM)

    The Knicks are reportedly exploring ways to part with C Joakim Noah following his heated argument with head coach Jeff Hornacek at practice last week.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kanter probable for Tuesday’s game after lacerating lip
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 2:55:24 PM)

    Kanter showed off the injury on Twitter.

  • [SNY Knicks] The Knicks should be sellers at the trade deadline
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 10:05:58 AM)

    With the NBA trade deadline a few days away, many teams are pondering whether or not they should buy or sell including the Knicks.

  • [NYPost] Jarrett Jack wants to be a Knick even if it means missing playoffs
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 6:24:40 PM)

    There has been speculation a playoff-bound team may have interest in veteran Knicks guard Jarrett Jack and seek his services at the trade deadline, especially with the Knicks developing rookie Frank Ntilikina and adding Trey Burke, a 25-year-old former lottery pick. Jack hopes it doesn’t happen, even if it means a trip to the postseason…

  • [NYPost] Nets have a plan to avoid embarrassing sweep by Knicks
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 5:47:29 PM)

    Forget bragging rights. The Nets have already lost that battle. Tuesday night is about saving face, trying to avoid a season sweep at the hands of the rival Knicks. “You go around anywhere, everybody’s always asking when are you going to beat the Knicks,” forward Quincy Acy said Monday following practice. “Or can you beat…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis isn’t buying doubters’ Knicks narrative
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 4:00:38 PM)

    To many on the outside looking in, the Knicks should be sellers at the NBA trading deadline. But to some on the inside, including All-Star Kristaps Porzingis, the Knicks should be buyers and try for the team’s first playoff spot since 2013. “Of course,” Porzingis said, when asked if it is his wish the Knicks…

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson’s huge mistake is new Knicks regime’s huge test
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 3:08:11 PM)

    It’s time for Steve Mills and Scott Perry to use their skills. They have to figure out some way to shed Joakim Noah from the Knicks without costing anything tangible beside money. It’s time for Noah to go. The 6-foot-11 center wasn’t at Knicks practice on Monday, but created more of a fuss than any…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks’ options as Joakim Noah fight becomes clearer
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 1:30:00 PM)

    The Knicks players had long since left the court Monday in Tarrytown. Coach Jeff Hornacek discussed topics ranging from his former coach Jerry Sloan, ex-Knicks and Suns executive Al Bianchi, plus famed NBA fights, both verbal and physical, through the years. Hornacek was summoned for an organizational meeting. No one provided details on what the…

  • [NYPost] The Joakim Noah-Hornacek fight that started the split
    (Monday, January 29, 2018 9:00:15 AM)

    He hasn’t been able to show it on the court, but Joakim Noah still has fight in him. The veteran forward and Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek had at least one heated argument that led to Noah’s indefinite leave, according to a Monday New York Times report. The Knicks announced the 32-year-old was leaving the…