2017-18 Game Thread: Knicks vs. Bulls

It is a huge game for the Knicks as they host the Chicago Bulls (or at least those that chose to come to New York), who are one game worse than the Knicks!

This is a must-lose game!

I’m here with my wife and holy crap, the seats in the 100 level are crazy cramped. So weird.

Let’s go, Nicolas Cage!

Knicks Morning News (2018.03.19)

  • [NYTimes] Freshman’s Desperate Shot Saves Michigan at the Buzzer
    (Sunday, March 18, 2018 9:55:01 PM)

    Jordan Poole hit a long 3-pointer as time ran out to keep Michigan’s season alive and win it a berth in the Sweet 16.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Lose Now, Win Later? In Sixers, Knicks Have a Role Model
    (Monday, March 19, 2018 10:24:33 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] Knicks have lottery position at stake even if they won’t admit it
    (Sunday, March 18, 2018 7:56:20 PM)

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver may want to take the subway from his NBA offices for a celebrity-row perch Monday when the Bulls visit the Garden for the “Tank Bowl.” It’s some of the little suspense left in another melancholy Knicks season as they “battle’’ the Bulls for the eighth and ninth lottery seeds. Finishing with…

  • [NYPost] Ntilikina gets fired up, as two-thirds of Knicks’ PG trio heat up
    (Sunday, March 18, 2018 9:41:59 AM)

    It is rare to see Frank Ntilikina get riled up. But after the reserved Knicks point guard scored his NBA-high 15 points in Saturday’s streak-busting Garden rout of the Hornets, the Frenchman didn’t like to hear Jeff Hornacek’s concern about his defensive matchups the past two games. According to Hornacek, he gave Ntilikina limited minutes…

  • [NYDN] Frank Ntilikina confident he can build off his career night
    (Sunday, March 18, 2018 11:01:04 AM)

    Frank Ntilikina didn’t get the start on Saturday against the Hornets, but he still posted his best finishing performance of the season.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ young players going all out for wins
    (Monday, March 19, 2018 2:08:34 AM)

    As Enes Kanter was telling a reporter the Knicks are not “tanking,” Trey Burke interrupted and said he doesn’t even know how to do that.