Knicks Morning News (2018.02.23)

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek impressed with Burke both offensively and defensively
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:40:54 PM)

    Trey Burke led the Knicks with 26 points in their 120-113 win over the Magic on Thursday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks beat Magic 120-113 in first game since All-Star break
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:00:26 PM)

    Trey Burke scores 26 as the Knicks return from the All-Star break with a 120-113 win against the Magic.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks at Magic, 7 p.m.
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:30:23 PM)

    The Knicks return from the All-Star break with a game against the Magic at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek could be coaching for job in Knicks’ final regular-season stretch
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 9:15:16 AM)

    At the start of the season, the Knicks thought they were playing for a playoff berth. Now, with 23 games left, they could be playing to save Jeff Hornacek’s job.

  • [NYDN] Knicks have yet to decide how they’ll proceed with Joakim Noah
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 8:27:31 PM)

    Joakim Noah may never suit up again for the Knicks, but he’ll have plenty of desirable options should he negotiate a buyout with the club.

  • [NYDN] Knicks fend off Magic to snap losing streak with 120-113 victory
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 8:23:41 PM)

    Emmanuel Mudiay started but Trey Burke closed.

  • [ESPN] Mudiay helps Knicks win in first start at PG
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 6:57:34 PM)

    The New York Knicks started Emmanuel Mudiay at point guard Thursday night in a 120-113 win over the Orlando Magic. Mudiay scored eight points and handed out four assists.

  • [NYPost] Emmanuel Mudiay’s first Knicks start has a little bit of everything
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:05:04 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — In his first start as a Knick on Thursday, it wasn’t Emmanuel Mudiay at his finest as he still tries to learn his new teammates. But he seemed well in sync with Tim Hardaway Jr. in a momentum-boosting play to close the first half. In the final seconds of the opening half,…

  • [NYPost] Newest Knick displays some of his advertised ‘athleticism’
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:10:32 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — In his final game with the Rockets organization last week, small forward Troy Williams was playing for the G-League’s Rio Grande Valley Vipers. “Before about 50 fans,” Williams said. Williams, who got into just four games with the Rockets this season after going undrafted in 2016, made his Knicks debut Thursday just…

  • [NYPost] Trey Burke, Frank Ntilikina help Knicks snap eight-game skid
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 4:37:19 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — The All-Star break is over. The Knicks’ eight-game losing streak is over. And this three-headed, young point-guard maze has just begun. In a surprising twist Thursday, Emmanuel Mudiay started, but Trey Burke closed as the hero, forming a cohesive finishing tandem with rookie Frank Ntilikina. A forgotten man since the Mudiay trade…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ words don’t match treatment of Frank Ntilikina
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 9:25:25 AM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Participating in the Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend doesn’t buy you a ticket into the new starting lineup, apparently. Rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina is emerging from his experience in Los Angeles in the same role he had before heading West — coming off the bench. Coach Jeff Hornacek’s yanked Jarrett…

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ youth movement begins with spirited win over Magic
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:02:11 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — No tanks.

  • [NY Newsday] Hornacek: Knicks believe in Ntilikina despite acquisitions of Mudiay, Burke
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:26:44 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek said that Frank Ntilikina should not view the in-season acquisitions of Emmanuel Mudiay and Trey Burke as threats to him or an indication that the organization doesn’t believe in the rookie point guard.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Steve Mills was guided by legendary father Ollie
    (Thursday, February 22, 2018 7:41:26 PM)

    In his three decades as an NBA executive, Steve Mills has stood on many of the great basketball courts in the world.