2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Sixers

The Knicks head to the Sixers where we get to see if the French Connection backcourt will get to be awesome again!

Plus, after an off night, Kornet-sanity might get a chance to get back on track tonight!

Let’s go, young Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.12)

  • [NY Newsday] Brentwood youth basketball coach is finalist for Knicks award
    (Monday, February 12, 2018 6:21:00 AM)

    A Long Island basketball coach is a finalist for the Junior Knicks Coach of the Year award, for his work with a youth league that welcomes children of all abilities and aims to keep players off the streets.

  • [NY Newsday] Emmanuel Mudiay’s debut ruined as Knicks fall to Pacers for 6th loss in row
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 9:50:51 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Knicks unveiled their brand-new point guard and young backcourt pairing. It showed some promise, but overall, the team didn’t have the speed or athleticism to keep up with Indiana.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Emmanuel Mudiay happy for chance to grow with Frank Ntilikina
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 8:43:30 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — Emmanuel Mudiay and Frank Ntilikina have a couple of things in common and already have started to bond. Now the Knicks hope they will build some on-court chemistry.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Milos Teodosic Is for Real, Even if That Cheeseburger Story May Not Be
    (Monday, February 12, 2018 7:59:09 AM)

    The 30-year-old N.B.A. rookie from Serbia is producing plenty of highlights as a Los Angeles Clipper. But stacks of beef for breakfast? No way, he says.

  • [NYTimes] Cavaliers 121, Celtics 99: On Paul Pierce’s Night, LeBron James Steals the Show
    (Monday, February 12, 2018 1:07:38 AM)

    The Celtics had a postgame ceremony planned for their former All-Star player, but a blowout win for the Cavaliers made the night far less celebratory.

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis still finds way to contribute to Team LeBron
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 7:35:33 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — Kristaps Porzingis still wants to somehow be part of All-Star Weekend, even if he’s on crutches in New York next Sunday. As hokey as it might sound, Porzingis is sending boxes of his new “Zing Bars” special delivery to Los Angeles to distribute to his Team LeBron teammates. “I won’t be playing this…

  • [NYPost] Knicks may bring back familiar face to mentor young guards
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 7:19:22 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Knicks have three point guards aged 25-and-under who need grooming, particularly 2017 lottery pick Frank Ntiliikna and 2015 lottery pick Emmanuel Mudiay, who made his Knicks debut versus the Pacers Sunday. As a result, the Knicks are considering bringing aboard former point guard Pablo Prigioni as a developmental coach, according to two…

  • [NYPost] Emmanuel Mudiay impresses (and Knicks don’t) in strong debut
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:34:16 PM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek made good on his promise to play all four of his point guards, but it wasn’t enough to topple the Pacers. Though newcomer Emmanuel Mudiay rang up an impressive double-double in his Knicks debut, the club suffered its sixth straight loss in a 121-113 defeat to Indiana at Bankers…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Emmanuel Mudiay speaks — and not just in English
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:37:17 AM)

    INDIANAPOLIS — You can call them “The French Connection.” Maybe there’s some karma with newly acquired Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay joining French rookie Frank Ntilikina. Mudiay said he, too, is fluent in French, having grown up in the Congo, and they already have been bonding in that language. The trade for Mudiay had raised…

  • [NYDN] Mudiay impresses in debut, but Knicks fall short in loss to Pacer
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:28:22 PM)

    For many New Yorkers, Sunday’s Knicks game was unwatchable in the first quarter.

  • [NYDN] Emmanuel Mudiay is ready for ‘a new beginning’ with Knicks
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 1:02:52 PM)

    Emmanuel Mudiay labeled it twice in his first interview since joining the Knicks: “A new beginning.”

  • [NYDN] MSG networks experience blackout due to ‘technical difficulties’
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:47:40 AM)

    The Rangers and Knicks have both been tough to watch as of late. On Sunday, they became literally unwatchable.

  • [SNY Knicks] Mudiay records double-double in Knicks debut
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 10:45:00 PM)

    Newly-acquired point guard Emmanuel Mudiay recorded a double-double of 14 points and 10 assists in his Knicks debut in Sunday’s 121-113 loss to the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ losing streak reaches six games with 121-113 loss to Pacers
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 7:48:16 PM)

    The Knicks’ losing streak reached six games with a 121-113 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Pacers, 5 p.m.
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:57:35 PM)

    The Indiana Pacers are poised to finish strong before the All-Star break.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kanter’s playoff hopes continue to hang by a thread
    (Sunday, February 11, 2018 9:35:47 AM)

    Even Enes Kanter, who has consistently said the Knicks would make the playoffs, can’t look at the standings anymore.