Knicks Morning News (2018.02.26)

  • [NYPost] Kevin Durant wishes he were playing vs. Kristaps Porzingis
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 8:06:01 PM)

    The Warriors will make their annual visit to the Garden on Monday night, but it won’t quite be the same for Kevin Durant without Kristaps Porzingis in a Knicks jersey. Porzingis is out for the season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee Feb. 6. “It’s disappointing he got injured,” Durant said Sunday…

  • [NYPost] Warriors have come to town to remind Knicks what’s missing
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 7:36:41 PM)

    It is the way they share the ball. Or the way they defend. Or the way they shoot. Or their depth, experience, quickness, versatility, unselfishness. You could use up all your cloud storage listing attributes that make the world-champion Warriors great. Now the Knicks get another eyeful Monday at the Garden. “Obviously, they’re a great…

  • [NYPost] The silver lining in embarrassing Enes Kanter sequence
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 5:57:40 PM)

    Early in the third quarter Saturday, Knicks center Enes Kanter had a gimme layup. He missed. He rebounded and shot again. And missed again as the ball rolled off the rim. And no, the third time was not the charm. After another offensive rebound, Kanter bricked a baby hook. Now given the Knicks lost, 121-112,…

  • [NYPost] Trey Burke’s rock bottom prepared him for this Knicks shot
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 1:52:34 PM)

    As a rookie with the Jazz in 2013-14, Trey Burke started 68 games. He averaged 12.8 points and 5.7 assists, was an all-rookie first-team selection, and finished third in rookie of the year voting behind winner Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo. Then the Jazz drafted another point guard, Dante Exum, with their lottery selection in…

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Trey Burke working to shed reputation as poor defender
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 10:32:29 AM)

    Trey Burke can score. That much has never been in doubt.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks have stars in their eyes as they face Golden State
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 7:42:09 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Enes Kanter learned from former Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook to look at the opposing team as the enemy. Kanter takes that approach into every game, but there’s one team he dislikes more than any other.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Burke leading the young Knicks
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 10:59:43 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] New Jersey-bred Kyrie Irving shines vs. Knicks
    (Sunday, February 25, 2018 2:29:03 PM)

    Celtics G Kyrie Irving scored 31 points against the Knicks on Saturday night in what was a homecoming of sorts for the 25-year-old, who grew up in nearby West Orange, New Jersey.