Knicks Morning News (2018.02.16)

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: The Knicks at Midseason: Full Arena, No Plan
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 7:12:38 PM)

    Frank Ntilikina’s dwindling minutes are a troubling sign that the Knicks have given up on yet another player, and yet another year.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 6:56:02 PM)

    Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kanter laments lack of energy in Knicks’ historic loss
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 5:25:43 PM)

    Enes Kanter blamed a lack of energy for why the Knicks coughed up a 27 point lead against the Wizards on Wednesday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hardaway Jr., Knicks embarrassed after historic blown lead
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 9:55:46 AM)

    It was one for the ages, but it wasn’t at all in the Knicks’ favor.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks at the All-Star break: How to finish season on positive note
    (Friday, February 16, 2018 2:47:43 AM)

    The Knicks didn’t want to have to trust the process, but now they have no other choice.

  • [NYPost] What Knicks rookie hopes to gain from All-Star experience
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 3:02:43 PM)

    Rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina is looking forward to the break — getting away from the Knicks’ deep slide, picking the brains of the All-Star talent arriving in Hollywood and hanging out with Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell, whom he worked out with over the summer. Mitchell, who lives in Connecticut, is now the leading candidate…

  • [NYPost] Mikal vs. Miles Bridges: Two draft options if Knicks’ tank fails
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 9:50:54 AM)

    The Knicks’ final 23 games after the All-Star break are only a series of “Bridges’’ to their next date of import: the May 15 draft lottery. Pun intended. If the lottery were held now, the Knicks would hold the ninth-best odds with a 23-36 record and a league-high eight-game losing streak entering the break. If…

  • [NYDN] Jarrett Jack to take a backseat to Knicks’ young guards
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 8:31:52 PM)

    The Jarrett Jack era appears to be over. Which point guard fills his spot in the lineup is unclear.

  • [NYDN] Rising Stars Challenge: Previewing Ntilikina, other point guards
    (Thursday, February 15, 2018 8:31:04 PM)

    The Rising Stars Challenge will showcase four of the six point guards taken with the top-13 picks.