Knicks Morning News (2018.03.26)

  • [NYDN] With Mudiay on the bench, Burke lifts Knicks to win over Wizards
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 4:36:44 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek pulled the plug on the Emmanuel Mudiay trial and, lo and behold, the Knicks actually won.

  • [NYDN] Kyle O’Quinn admits he was wrong for yelling at Jeff Hornacek
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 3:10:52 PM)

    Kyle O’Quinn said his reaction is not indicative of his of respect (or lack thereof) for his coach.

  • [NYDN] Ron Baker completes 1st stage of rehab, here’s what comes next
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 8:39:33 AM)

    Ron Baker shed his sling last week and left it at Madison Square Garden.

  • [NY Newsday] Kyle O’Quinn: Yelling back at Jeff Hornacek was in heat of moment, and I was wrong
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 11:57:46 PM)

    WASHINGTON — Kyle O’Quinn said he was wrong for yelling back at Jeff Hornacek after the coach screamed at him for a defensive lapse in Friday’s loss to Minnesota.

  • [NY Newsday] Trey Burke scores 19 points to lead Knicks past Wizards
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 10:03:47 PM)

    WASHINGTON — Jeff Hornacek acknowledged that making Emmanuel Mudiay the Knicks’ starting point guard after only three games with the team might not have been the right move.

  • [ESPN] O’Quinn: ‘Wrong reaction’ to yell at Hornacek
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 8:42:40 PM)

    Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn admitted Sunday that he was wrong to yell at coach Jeff Hornacek during a heated exchange in Friday’s loss to Minnesota, saying, “Just because somebody is yelling at me, I shouldn’t yell back. Two wrongs don’t make a right.”

  • [NYPost] Trey Burke takes charge in first start to lead Knicks to victory
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 4:51:43 PM)

    WASHINGTON — The new backcourt worked. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek changed his starting point guard, removing Emmanuel Mudiay for Trey Burke, and it paid off in a rare 101-97 victory over the Wizards at Verizon Center. Hornacek made a full changing of the guards as Burke, in his first start as a Knick, and rookie…

  • [NYPost] Kyle O’Quinn, Jeff Hornacek quickly bury the hatchet
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 4:02:12 PM)

    WASHINGTON — Kyle O’Quinn issued an apology for screaming at Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek as he came off the court on Friday — an ugly scene caught on MSG Network’s cameras. Hornacek was angry at O’Quinn for not closing out better on a corner 3-point shot by Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns. O’Quinn, who missed the Wizards…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks are finally making a point-guard change
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 1:11:44 PM)

    WASHINGTON — Emmanuel Mudiay is out, and point guard Trey Burke will make his first start as a Knick when the Knicks face the Wizards on Sunday. Frank Ntilikina will join Burke to form the starting backcourt as the Knicks sit Emmanuel Mudiay, who was benched the final 43 minutes of Friday’s loss against Minnesota….

  • [SNY Knicks] Burke: ‘It feels good to be back in the starting lineup, running a franchise’
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 11:27:43 PM)

    Knicks guard Trey Burke said it felt good to start again after he scored 19 points in Sunday’s 101-97 win over the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena.

  • [SNY Knicks] Eight Knicks score in double figures in 101-97 win over Wizards
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 8:56:00 PM)

    Led by Trey Burke’s 19 points, eight Knicks scored in double figures as New York beat the Washington Wizards 101-97 on Sunday at Capital One Arena.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Wizards, 6 p.m.
    (Sunday, March 25, 2018 4:48:04 PM)

    WASHINGTON — The Washington Wizards are close to clinching a playoff berth.