Knicks Morning News (2018.03.15)

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Craig Robinson in charge of unique developmental program
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:16:26 PM)

    Craig Robinson has a direct line to a power couple who often share their opinion of the Knicks with him.

  • [ESPN] Obamas rooting for Knicks, thanks to player development chief Craig Robinson
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:55:02 PM)

    Craig Robinson, brother of Michelle Obama, is leading a unique approach to player development that the Knicks hope pays big dividends.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Lose Now, Win Later? In Sixers, Knicks Have a Role Model
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 10:24:25 AM)

    The long-term absence of Kristaps Porzingis and a visit by Philadelphia on Thursday offer lessons for the Knicks, and a reminder that losing doesn’t have to last forever.

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter not a happy camper because of two words
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 9:57:52 PM)

    There is a four-letter word Knicks center Enes Kanter despises. Tank. And he hates it almost as much as a three-letter word. Sit. Kanter wants to play. He wants to win and believes development of young players can and should come at a lower level. “I’m frustrated by losing, for sure. But I came here…

  • [NYPost] NCAA stars playing in Pittsburgh could help lottery-bound Knicks
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 9:45:35 PM)

    PITTSBURGH — New York Knicks, we are talking to you: As many as five lottery picks could be on display at PPG Paints Arena when March Madness begins here Thursday with Oklahoma-Rhode Island. Tanks for nothing? No, tanks for something. Marvin Bagley III (Duke) is the cream of the crop here, but any of the…

  • [NYPost] Trey Burke: Knicks must stop third-quarter swoons
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 8:21:03 PM)

    A rather eloquent philosopher/essayist-type once noted, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” So the Knicks in general, and Trey Burke in particular, remember the last meeting with the 76ers, who invade the Garden on Thursday. The Knicks have lost 16-of-17 games, including eight straight, and one of those 16 defeats…

  • [NYPost] How second-hand lessons from Obama are helping young Knicks develop
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 11:30:21 AM)

    “I didn’t know what to make of him. He said, ‘I think I want to go into politics one day.’ I said, ‘OK, OK, keep that to yourself and come over and meet my aunt Gracie.’ All I could think about was, ‘Don’t say anything stupid in front of my sister or you’ll get jettisoned…

  • [SNY Knicks] VP of player development Robinson says Obama is rooting for Knicks
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:01:43 PM)

    There is not much to root for this Knicks season, but that hasn’t stopped former president Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama from cheering on the Blue and Orange.

  • [NYDN] Knicks exec Craig Robinson has faith in player development system
    (Wednesday, March 14, 2018 9:39:41 PM)

    Craig Robinson wants to develop “on and off the court” and establish a “vertically integrating” system in the entire Knicks organization.