2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Raptors

Oops, I thought that this was a 2pm start for some reason.

Okay, the Knicks host the Raptors today, and the Knicks have surprisingly played them tough in the past.

Luke Kornet with the start!

Let’s go, Nick of Time (starring Johnny Depp)!

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.11)

  • [NYPost] Emmanuel Mudiay trying not to think too much on court
    (Saturday, March 10, 2018 7:11:42 PM)

    The mind is a terrible thing to use. At least over instinct at times. Take Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and his game in Milwaukee, for example. “Sometimes the aggressiveness plays in, ‘OK I’m just playing rather than thinking,’ ” coach Jeff Hornacek said after a light practice Saturday. “When you think too much that’s…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ roster instability revealed in these numbers
    (Saturday, March 10, 2018 3:35:57 PM)

    Continuity, thy name is … well, anything but Knicks. In yet another season gone south, the Knicks have used 13 different starting lineups as they again plod toward the lottery. The mandate is don’t tank, but develop young players. And the offensive system is not the triangle Jeff Hornacek was hired to coach with some…

  • [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek sees continuity with Raptors that’s missing with Knicks
    (Sunday, March 11, 2018 4:13:16 AM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks returned home from their winless four-game trip to face a team that is headed in the opposite direction. For Jeff Hornacek, the Raptors are a team and organization to emulate.

  • [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway Jr. aims to show young Knicks how to fight to end
    (Sunday, March 11, 2018 3:17:20 AM)

    The Knicks are plummeting and have been for a long time, with 14 losses in their last 15 games. But the player Michael Beasley nicknamed “Angry Grandpa” is trying to remain upbeat, positive and a good example during this rough stretch.

  • [NYDN] Making the case for Jeff Hornacek and Knicks to stick together
    (Saturday, March 10, 2018 12:16:41 PM)

    This is in defense of Jeff Hornacek.

  • [SNY Knicks] QUIZ: How many Knicks’ 10 PPG scorers since 2000 can you name?
    (Saturday, March 10, 2018 2:15:41 PM)

    Since 2000, there have been 86 instances in which a Knicks player has averaged 10 points per game or more for the season. How many can you name?