Knicks Morning News (2018.03.05)

  • [NYPost] Michael Beasley impressed his coach in this one area
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 10:26:07 PM)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said because of “certain things,” he decided to stand pat with the starting lineup for Sunday’s game in Sacramento and not pull slumping Michael Beasley. Though Beasley made a big shot down the stretch during the Knicks’ comeback from a 19-point deficit, it was still another dud for…

  • [NYPost] Knicks find way to make 40th loss sting as badly as the rest
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 6:55:20 PM)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Knicks rallied from a 19-point deficit to tie the score in the final seconds. But a victory was not secured Sunday and the already dour mood of Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek did not improve much after his team absorbed its 40th loss of the season. “That’s how you’re supposed to play…

  • [NYPost] Who’s doing the scouting as Knicks begin scoping college stars
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 12:33:37 PM)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Knicks general manager Scott Perry, the former Kings executive, is attending the team’s four-game Western swing, though he took a detour Thursday to Tucson, Ariz., to catch Stanford at Arizona. Perry and his flock of new personnel men are ready to dance as conference tournaments commence and the NCAA Tournament beckons. This…

  • [NYDN] Examining Knicks GM Scott Perry’s up-and-down draft history
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 8:52:40 PM)

    It’s a cliché, of course, but it’s true: the NBA draft is a crapshoot.

  • [NYDN] Knicks fall to Kings on Skal Labissiere’s last second game-winner
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 8:48:36 PM)

    In a battle at the bottom, the Knicks showed they are somehow worse than the Kings.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks make comeback in fourth but fall to Kings in final seconds
    (Monday, March 05, 2018 1:08:27 AM)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — For three quarters, the Knicks played like a team that didn’t care about winning. They were fortunate that their opponent seemed to have that attitude for most of the fourth.

  • [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek appeals to Knicks’ sense of pride
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 9:34:46 PM)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The days are winding down on the Knicks’ season and maybe Jeff Hornacek’s time as their coach. But he delivered a strong message to his players over the weekend, and it was by design.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks lose to Kings, 102-99, on last-second three
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 11:49:38 PM)

    Kings forward Skal Labissiere drained a three-pointer with 1.6 seconds left in Sacramento to hand the Knicks their fourth straight defeat, 102-99. The team has now lost 12 of its last 13 games.

  • [SNY Knicks] Struggling Kings, Knicks face each other playing out season
    (Sunday, March 04, 2018 5:46:00 PM)

    The Knicks and Kings, both well out of playoff contention, play each other Sunday night in Sacramento.