2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks @ Bucks

The Bucks seem to sometimes play down to their opponents, so this could be a trap game!

By the way, Frank Isola had an interesting article about Xavier Rathan-Mayes, who the Knicks had on their G-League team and is now on the Memphis Grizzlies. It’s interesting how there sometimes is effectively free talent that you could try out rather than spending $71 million on Tim Hardaway Jr.

Let’s go, Nick at Nite!

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.09)

  • [ESPN] Steve Francis on selling crack, NBA stardom
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 5:20:42 PM)

    Steve Francis details his journey from selling drugs in Washington, D.C., to being the second pick in the NBA draft in a story for The Players’ Tribune.

  • [NY Newsday] NBA is trying to crack down on teams tanking, but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said that term doesn’t apply to them
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 9:54:24 PM)


  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek: NBA doesn’t have to worry about Knicks tanking
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 8:40:44 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek insists that the Knicks are still attempting to win games and that the league needs not worry about them tanking.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek expects to be Knicks coach next season
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 10:20:00 AM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek doesn’t expect to be looking for a job next season.

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter has keen interest on how his brother’s team is faring
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 11:59:00 PM)

    MILWAUKEE — The Knicks have no game Saturday night, but center Enes Kanter vows to be on celebrity row at the Garden. He figures he’ll be watching his younger brother, 6-foot-10 Xavier center KeremKanter, in the Big East championship game. No. 3 ranked Xavier beat St. John’s, 88-60, in the quarterfinals at the Garden on…

  • [NYPost] Knicks coach to NBA: Leave us alone, we’re not tanking
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 2:35:53 PM)

    MILWAUKEE — Jeff Hornacek said NBA commissioner Adam Silver has no reason to worry about the Knicks. He can save the phone call to team president Steve Mills about tanking for a better lottery seed. Responding to Silver’s bizarre warning to the Bulls for announcing they would shelve starters Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday, Hornacek…

  • [NYPost] How ex-Knicks star went from selling crack to The Franchise
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 10:49:09 AM)

    Steve Francis played two games of high school basketball, but became a one-year college wonder, the No. 2 pick in the NBA draft and a three-time All-Star. He was an NBA meteor, brightly blazing through the league but burning out far more quickly than someone with his level of talent should have. Francis opened up…

  • [NYTimes] New York Today: New York Today: Beneath the Big Foam Head
    (Friday, March 09, 2018 11:00:08 AM)

    Friday: College mascots reveal themselves, what to do this weekend, and a marathon soccer match.

  • [NYDN] Kerem Kanter backs Enes’ stand ‘for what he believes is right’
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 1:03:57 PM)

    Musketeers forward Kerem Kanter sat in a chair in the home locker room and mulled over his performance — at his brother’s locker.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose to sign with the Timberwolves for rest of the season
    (Thursday, March 08, 2018 6:52:54 AM)

    Derrick Rose is reuniting with Tom Thibodeau.