Knicks Morning News (2018.04.10)

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks can’t handle Love, James in, 123-109, loss at MSG
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 10:10:26 PM)

    Cavaliers forwards Kevin Love and LeBron James each scored over 20 points, as Cleveland cruised to a 123-109 win over the Knicks.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Cavaliers vs. Knicks, 7:30 p.m.
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 6:50:15 PM)

    The Knicks have gone 4-16 in their last 20 games, averaging 105.5 points per game, and that includes 128-, 124-, and 122-point nights. Remove those and New York averaged 102.

  • [SNY Knicks] LeBron James responds to billboard near MSG
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 11:15:47 AM)

    LeBron’s friend Dwyane Wade had a short and sweet response last week when asked about the billboard.

  • [NYDN] Knicks lose final home game of season, fall to LeBron James, Cavs
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 7:09:23 PM)

    All Michael Beasley could do was run for cover while LeBron James soared down the lane.

  • [NYDN] LeBron James reminds Knicks why he’s the ‘King’
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 6:03:38 PM)

    Every time LeBron visits the Garden it is an event just like when Jordan and Kobe would come to town.

  • [NYDN] LeBron on Knicks billboard after spending time with Oakley
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 12:03:13 PM)

    LeBron James hasn’t been thinking about the Knicks, but he heard about the billboard challenging him to play in New York.

  • [NYTimes] The N.B.A.’s Wild Western Conference Playoff Race: Who Will Make the Cut?
    (Tuesday, April 10, 2018 4:09:58 AM)

    Five teams are vying for four playoff spots over the next three days with just one game separating them all.

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ season of change was just more of the same
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 8:19:13 PM)

    It was going to be so different this time. Carmelo Anthony, regarded by too many as “He Who Defiled All Things Basketball,” was gone. Phil Jackson and his blasted triangle were in the rearview mirror. Kristaps Porzingis was the alpha male, especially after the greatest individual start in Knicks history. The concern in those heady…

  • [NYPost] Knicks ‘didn’t quit’ in possible Hornacek Garden farewell
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 6:00:33 PM)

    If this was Jeff Hornacek’s last game coaching the Knicks at the Garden, you can’t say his downtrodden, depleted club lay down against the King on Monday night. The Knicks were within five points with six minutes left and six with 3:35 to go before LeBron James steered the Cavaliers home with his nifty passing…

  • [NYPost] LeBron is only one not laughing at Knicks recruiting banner
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 7:35:32 AM)

    LeBron James is playing nice. James had no snarky reaction to a sign hanging near the Garden that challenged him to join the Knicks next season. The billboard contained a white Knicks jersey with his number 23 and “King of New York? Prove it. #KingJamesNYC18.” James even complimented the “cerebral” game of Knicks French rookie…

  • [NY Newsday] LeBron James, Kevin Love thump depleted Knicks
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 11:12:35 PM)

    LeBron James wore black sneakers that read “I’M KING” on the back of them. Then he again made the Garden his Kingdom.

  • [NY Newsday] New York coaches, managers lack playoff experience
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 1:14:34 PM)

    The Jets’ Todd Bowles is the dean of New York-area head coaches/managers among the nine teams in the traditional four major North American sports, now that the Rangers have fired Alain Vigneault.

  • [ESPN] Air Monarchs: LeBron dons ‘King’ shoes at MSG
    (Monday, April 09, 2018 9:37:50 PM)

    LeBron James may have gotten the last laugh in a feud with Knicks center Enes Kanter, as the Cavs star wore shoes that read “I’m King” for his final trip to MSG of the season.