2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Celtics

Oops, Thought it was an 8 o’clock game. My apologies.

The Knicks try to continue to push for the 9th seed tonight against the dreaded Celtics of Boston.

Let’s go, Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2018.02.24)

  • [NYDN] Ntilikina, Mudiay and Burke may all get chance to guard Irving
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 8:31:11 PM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek said he has been encouraged by his three guards recently, but now the trio faces a tall task.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Kyle O’Quinn named in bombshell Yahoo NCAA report
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 5:00:30 PM)

    Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn found himself caught in the middle of an NCAA scandal on Friday.

  • [SNY Knicks] O’Quinn denies receiving loan from agent while in college
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 7:48:49 PM)

    Knicks C Kyle O’Quinn denied ever receiving a loan from his ASM agent, Andy Miller, after his name came up in the FBI’s investigation of NCCA corruption.

  • [SNY Knicks] Mudiay shows improved chemistry with teammates in first start
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 6:37:56 PM)

    Emmanuel Mudiay saw his first start as a Knick on Thursday night in Orlando, and what he did was a rare sight. It wasn’t his overall play, but a particular play instead.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ point guards face a challenge covering Celtics’ Kyrie Irving, Warriors’ Stephen Curry
    (Saturday, February 24, 2018 2:49:02 AM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — With the Knicks now firmly focused on seasons ahead, evaluating their young talent has become the priority. There are three point guards in that category — Frank Ntilikina, Emmanuel Mudiay and Trey Burke — and coach Jeff Hornacek wants to see each of them tested and get an idea of how well they might work in tandem.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Kyle O’Quinn says he didn’t need a loan and didn’t ask for one
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 8:29:06 PM)

    Kyle O’Quinn said Friday that he didn’t need a loan from agent Andy Miller and he didn’t ask for one.

  • [NYPost] The next test for Knicks’ young PG trio? Kyrie Irving
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 8:56:33 PM)

    It’s one thing to do it against guards D.J. Augustin and Shelvin Mack playing for a team that is on pace to win its 40th game sometime in the year 2020. But now the Knicks’ three-headed point guard alignment, effective Thursday at Orlando, gets to face the challenge of the Celtics and Kyrie Irving on…

  • [NYPost] Kyle O’Quinn denies taking illegal loan while in college
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 7:14:16 PM)

    One of the Knicks’ guys in the middle, backup center Kyle O’Quinn, learned he is in the middle of the current FBI probe into of one of the worst-ever NCAA basketball scandals. O’Quinn on Friday defended himself and denied any involvement in the acceptance of an illegal loan. “I don’t know too much about the…

  • [NYPost] How Lance Thomas took the Knicks’ defense to another level
    (Friday, February 23, 2018 5:35:22 PM)

    When the media types came over to the Knicks after practice in Tarrytown on Friday, forward Lance Thomas might have been the first guy out of the gym. He was nowhere to be found. And that is totally unlike his presence on defense for the Knicks. Look at Thursday at Orlando, especially in the second…