Knicks Morning News (2018.03.24)

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks change guards during loss to Timberwolves
    (Saturday, March 24, 2018 12:46:00 AM)

    There was a changing of the guards at halftime for the Knicks. The move that fans have been clamoring for finally came to fruition.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hardaway’s 39 points not enough in 108-104 loss to T-Wolves
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 10:15:00 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. may have poured in 39 points, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the Timberwolves, as the Knicks lost, 108-104, at home.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs Timberwolves 7:30 p.m.
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 6:05:00 PM)

    The Knicks (26-46) are still looking for someone to rise from the ashes that was Kristaps Porzingis knee injury.

  • [SNY Knicks] Oklahoma PG Young would be ‘blessed’ if Knicks draft him
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 11:36:32 AM)

    Former Oklahoma point guard Trae Young said he would be “blessed” if the Knicks drafted him in June’s NBA Draft.

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ best point guard option may not be on this team
    (Saturday, March 24, 2018 1:15:58 AM)

    Rick Brunson pointed to his Apple Watch when asked how he was going to see his son play in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night. Brunson, an assistant coach for the Timberwolves, was at the Garden, where Minnesota outlasted the Knicks 108-104. His son, Jalen Brunson, is the starting point guard…

  • [NYPost] Meet the man who is rebuilding Kristaps Porzingis
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 11:38:07 PM)

    Dr. Carlon Colker is bubbling with muscles and with optimism regarding his difficult task in resculpting Kristaps Porzingis for next season. “Despite the talk, ‘The sky is falling, he’ll never be the same,’ that’s a bunch of horse s–t,’’ Colker told The Post. “He’ll be better than ever. He’s going to be blow people away….

  • [NYPost] Hornacek benches Emmanuel Mudiay in Knicks’ latest loss
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 6:36:24 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek finally pulled the plug on Emmanuel Mudiay as the Knicks’ starting point guard. Mudiay started Friday’s game, but was benched for the final 43 minutes as Hornacek used a new backcourt to begin the second half of the Knicks’ 108-104 Garden loss to the Timberwolves. After claiming he would roll all the way…

  • [ESPN] Jeff Van Gundy: Jeff Hornacek has done ‘admirable job under very difficult circumstances’
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 4:40:13 PM)

    While the front office might consider a coaching change after the season, Jeff Van Gundy says Jeff Hornacek has handled the Knicks’ adversity well.

  • [NYDN] Mudiay ‘surprised’ he was bench for majority of Knicks’ loss
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 10:08:55 PM)

    Mudiay was more the forgotten man on Friday as opposed to being the so-called point guard of the future.

  • [NYDN] Tim Hardaway’s 39 points go to waste as Knicks lose to Minnesota
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 6:52:08 PM)

    For once, the most stressed out coach on the Minnesota Timberwolves bench wasn’t Tom Thibodeau.

  • [NYDN] Knicks should take notes on how Timberwolves rebuilt franchise
    (Friday, March 23, 2018 5:35:56 PM)

    Porzingis wasn’t in the building on Friday when Karl Anthony Towns was introduced.