Knicks Morning News (2018.04.06)

  • [SNY Knicks] Jeff Hornacek confident in Frank Ntilikina
    (Thursday, April 05, 2018 8:50:25 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek is confident in Frank Ntilikina and has no worries about his future.

  • [NYTimes] Celtics’ Kyrie Irving Will Miss the N.B.A. Playoffs
    (Thursday, April 05, 2018 10:32:12 PM)

    His knee injury is a big blow to Boston, which had hopes of contending for the championship. That now seems highly unlikely.

  • [NYTimes] Mavericks Forward Dirk Nowitzki Has Season-Ending Ankle Surgery
    (Thursday, April 05, 2018 3:10:30 PM)

    The 39-year-old said he plans to return next season, but the injury and age have taken their toll on his mobility and speed.

  • [NYDN] Enes Kanter has LeBron on his mind but injuries may get in way
    (Thursday, April 05, 2018 9:36:19 PM)

    Enes Kanter had circled the last two games of the season as his opportunity to finally face LeBron James again.

  • [NY Newsday] Enes Kanter refuses to take the selfish way out
    (Thursday, April 05, 2018 8:12:57 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Before the Knicks call it a (bad) season after four more games, Enes Kanter wants to play again if he can. There may be megamillions of reasons for him not to risk it with the chance to opt out from the final year of his contract, but he’s still all in.

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter not ready to pull the cord on his Knicks season
    (Friday, April 06, 2018 12:40:00 AM)

    Enes Kanter isn’t sure he can make it back from his wrist and back woes this season, but he plans to try. The Knicks’ injured center said it would be selfish to think about shutting himself down or concentrate on this summer’s contract decisions while there are still four games remaining — including a pair…

  • [NYPost] Where Ntilikina must improve if he’s to survive in the NBA
    (Friday, April 06, 2018 12:20:07 AM)

    This has been an adjustment year for Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina, with nothing tougher than getting accustomed to how quickly the bigger, faster NBA players close out on shooters. But after watching the French teenager struggle with his offense, Jeff Hornacek is convinced he can adjust — and having him over the summer would help….

  • [NYPost] Sign near MSG asks for LeBron to join Knicks
    (Thursday, April 05, 2018 10:21:59 PM)

    First it was The Decision to join the Heat and then the homecoming with the Cavaliers. Will the kingdom in New York City be next for LeBron James? A New York City marketing company, NYC Ads Co., is trying to do its part to make it so. It laid down a challenge to the Cavaliers…