Knicks Morning News (2018.03.16)

  • [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek sounds the ‘charge’ call
    (Friday, March 16, 2018 12:23:46 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek criticized the Knicks for not making “game-winning plays” late in their 118-110 loss to the 76ers on Thursday night. They haven’t had much experience with that, given that they’ve won once in the last 44 days.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks lose big second-half lead in loss to 76ers
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:47:28 PM)

    March sadness continued for the Knicks, but not for the fans who want them to lose out to get the highest draft pick possible.

  • [NYPost] Where the Knicks’ most productive work is getting done
    (Friday, March 16, 2018 12:45:25 AM)

    Under the development strategy devised by first-year executive Craig Robinson, the Knicks have a new motto: “Trust The Practice.’’ As the season continued down the drain Thursday, when the Knicks blew a 13-point second-half lead in a 118-110 defeat to the “Trust The Process’’ 76ers, at least they can still say they are winning the…

  • [NYPost] Knicks hit a new low, but there is one depressing silver lining
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 6:16:45 PM)

    The coach steps to the lectern, and for the ninth time in a row, is asked to diagnose the reasons for a loss that everyone saw coming. The players shuffle into the locker room, and try to talk constructively about another setback in a lottery-bound parade of them — to point out the particular flaws…

  • [NYPost] These Knicks didn’t have to be Jarrett Jack’s reality
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 10:43:36 AM)

    Former Knicks starting point guard Jarrett Jack could be on a playoff team now, gearing up for the postseason in a winning environment. Instead, he’s ready to absorb his 10th straight DNP when the tanking Knicks host the 76ers on Thursday at the Garden to continue their five-game homestand. Jack revealed two playoff-contending teams offered…

  • [NYDN] Mudiay still having issue at PG in latest Knicks loss
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 9:53:34 PM)

    Mudiay was bullish about his second opportunity in New York.

  • [NYTimes] Tom Benson, Owner of the Saints and Pelicans, Dies at 90
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 11:56:16 PM)

    A colorful self-made billionaire, Mr. Benson was alternately revered and reviled in New Orleans, where he reigned for four decades.

  • [NYTimes] Clyde Drexler Named Commissioner of Big3 League
    (Friday, March 16, 2018 10:24:24 AM)

    As the league gets ready for its second season, it has moved on after the firing of Roger Mason Jr. with the appointment of Drexler, the former N.B.A. star and Dream Team member.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Lose Now, Win Later? In Sixers, Knicks Have a Role Model
    (Friday, March 16, 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.

  • [NYTimes] March Madness Myths: N.C.A.A. Bracket Traps to Avoid
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 1:02:04 PM)

    Bracketology comes with many assumptions and suppositions. Don’t fall into these traps.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks fall to 76ers 118-110; Beasley scores 24 points
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 10:50:26 PM)

    The Knicks lose to the 76ers 118-110 as Michael Beasley scores 24 points.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. 76ers, 7:30 p.m.
    (Thursday, March 15, 2018 6:25:22 PM)

    The Knicks host the 76ers on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.