Knicks Morning News (2018.04.01)

  • [SNY Knicks] Beasley scores game-high 32 points, but Knicks fall to Pistons 115-109
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 8:25:02 PM)

    NEW YORK (AP) Blake Griffin sat with his injured ankle wrapped on one side of the locker room while Reggie Jackson dressed on the other.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks vs. Pistons, 5 p.m.
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 1:20:55 PM)

    The Knicks host the Pistons on Saturday at 5 p.m.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek: Management has no input on who gets minutes
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 11:00:17 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek insists there has been no pressure from the front office to give more minutes to certain players.

  • [NYPost] One Knick is sick and tired of the hideous new depths of losing
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 3:32:44 PM)

    Maybe others don’t, but Knicks co-captain Lance Thomas takes the losing personally. And he’s starting to break. The Greenwich Village resident and Brooklyn product is the longest-tenured Knick. And he’s seen an unbearable amount of defeats since arriving in a Jan. 2015 trade. The Knicks reached another miserable milestone Saturday, logging 50 losses for the…

  • [NYPost] Stan Van Gundy’s message: My brother’s open to coaching again
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 2:57:07 PM)

    The always outspoken Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy took a dig at the Knicks for never giving Patrick Ewing an interview while saying his brother, ahem, could be available this offseason. Stan Van Gundy says his young brother still would be one of the best coaches in the NBA and has mulled returning to the…

  • [NYTimes] Top Private Schools Bring In the Power Elite (and the Power Forwards)
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 6:34:27 PM)

    Sidwell Friends and other exclusive schools want to be great at everything. That includes basketball.

  • [NYDN] Stan Van Gundy: Knicks may not truly appreciate Jeff Van Gundy
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 10:19:51 PM)

    A year after Jeff was invited to a 1999 NBA Finals reunion at MSG, his brother is skeptical that the appreciation is genuine.

  • [NYDN] 4th-quarter benching another sign OKC no paradise for Carmelo
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 1:52:22 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony isn’t exactly sprinting to the finish line in his first — and perhaps only — season in Oklahoma City.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks fall to Pistons for loss No. 50
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 11:56:10 PM)

    The Knicks are consistent, if nothing else. They’re consistently bad.

  • [NY Newsday] Stan Van Gundy doubts Knicks’ sincerity about his brother Jeff, Patrick Ewing
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 8:16:44 PM)

    Stan Van Gundy questioned how sincere the Knicks’ displays of appreciation have been for his brother Jeff Van Gundy and Patrick Ewing.

  • [NY Newsday] Regardless of their roster, Knicks should draft best available player
    (Saturday, March 31, 2018 5:15:55 PM)

    The Knicks have a franchise power forward and three point guards on their roster, but that shouldn’t preclude them from taking a player at either position in the NBA Draft.