Knicks Morning News (2018.04.12)

  • [NY Newsday] Five potential Knicks coaching candidates
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:07:13 AM)

    Mark Jackson

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks fire coach Jeff Hornacek, source says
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:02:43 AM)

    CLEVELAND — The Knicks are looking for a new coach again.

  • [NY Newsday] Five Knicks questions heading into the offseason
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 2:48:46 AM)

    1. Who will coach the Knicks?

  • [NY Newsday] Jeff Hornacek wants to continue what he started with Knicks
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 10:25:50 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek said Wednesday morning that he hopes to be able to finish what he started and follow through with the plan that he and Knicks president Steve Mills put together after Phil Jackson was fired last summer.

  • [NYTimes] New Coach? New Players? Prayers? How to Fix the Knicks (and Nets)
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 10:04:38 AM)

    The New York Times asked a handful of interested parties how to restore the luster of New York basketball. And get it started in Brooklyn.

  • [NYTimes] Andre Ingram Got a Cup of Coffee and Turned It Into a Shooting Show
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:27:29 AM)

    A veteran of the N.B.A.’s development league, Ingram was called up by the Lakers and became the oldest American rookie in at least 50 years. Then he started scoring.

  • [NYDN] Knicks fire Jeff Hornacek after two disappointing seasons
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 9:42:28 PM)

    Starting what feels like a biannual occurrence, the Knicks are officially looking for another coach.

  • [NYDN] Knicks beat Cavs to close out season, drop lottery odds
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:26:10 PM)

    If this was indeed Jeff Hornacek’s final game, he ended it with a victory the front office probably didn’t want.

  • [NYDN] Jeff Hornacek makes his pitch to return to the Knicks
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:15:33 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek plans to discuss his future with the Knicks front office on Thursday.

  • [NYPost] Hornacek finds out it’s not safe to be coach in New York now
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 11:08:30 PM)

    Coaching in our town is always perilous work. We know that. They certainly know it. You can’t take one of these nine jobs without knowing that there will be heat from Day 1, scrutiny from Hour 1, stress from Minute 1. But even judged against New York’s unforgiving standards, this is an especially hazardous time….

  • [NYPost] Mark Jackson 1 of 8 candidates who may be Knicks’ next coach
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 10:42:54 PM)

    Who’s got next? An early look at likely candidates to replace Jeff Hornacek: Mark Jackson He’s the fans’ top choice. The Queens/St. John’s product who had two stints as the Knicks point guard would seem a natural. But the Steve Mills/Scott Perry front office is big on creating a convivial family vibe, and Jackson reportedly…

  • [NYPost] Knicks fire coach Jeff Hornacek after two porous seasons
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 9:57:37 PM)

    CLEVELAND — Jeff Hornacek got his expected pink slip. It occurred after landing in New York early Thursday morning after the plane ride home from Cleveland after the Knicks beat the Cavaliers in the season finale, an NBA source confirmed. Knicks president Steve Mills, general manager Scott Perry and player development director Craig Robinson made…

  • [NYPost] Knicks snag meaningless win over Cavs, fall to 9th lottery seed
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:42:10 PM)

    CLEVELAND — The Knicks won one for Jeff Hornacek and lost one for lottery odds. By beating the depleted Cavaliers, 110-98, the Knicks finished with a 29-53 record to end up with the ninth lottery seed. The Knicks would have tied for the eighth seed had they lost Wednesday, in what is likely Hornacek’s final…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony doesn’t care how he got back to playoffs
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 3:06:19 PM)

    CLEVELAND — Carmelo Anthony didn’t exactly light the NBA on fire this season, but he’s back in the playoffs while the Knicks head to the golf course following their season finale Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. At times, the 33-year-old Anthony became an afterthought in the Thunder offense, and his shooting percentage continued to plummet….

  • [NYPost] It’s not Jeff Hornacek’s coaching that likely will get him fired
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 1:59:03 PM)

    Coaching in our town is always perilous work. We know that. They certainly know it. You can’t take one of these nine pro jobs without knowing there will be heat from Day 1, scrutiny from Hour 1, stress from Minute 1. But even judged against New York’s unforgiving standards, this is an especially hazardous time….

  • [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek isn’t going down without a fight
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:51:01 AM)

    CLEVELAND — Embattled Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek, entering his likely swan song Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena, emphatically made his case to remain on the job next season. Hornacek said the organization should preach “patience.” In a 10-minute interview at the morning shootaround, Hornacek said the “rebuilding’’ Knicks are on the right path and “it’s…

  • [SNY Knicks] Jeff Hornacek fired as head coach of the Knicks
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:41:47 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek fired as head coach of the Knicks

  • [SNY Knicks] In win over Cavs, Knicks notch ninth seed in NBA Draft Lottery
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 12:21:30 AM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks collect 110-98 win over Cavs in final game of season
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 10:45:26 PM)

    Luke Kornet led the Knicks with a career-high 23 points, as they captured a 110-98 win over the Cavs in their final game of the 2017-18 season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Tonight’s game: Knicks at Cavaliers, 8 p.m.
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 7:00:15 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] Hornacek preaches patience in advance of potential Knicks swan song
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 1:30:33 PM)

    Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek is confident his team is on the verge of being competitive.

  • [ESPN] NBA to hold drawings for draft tiebreakers
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 2:11:23 AM)

    Random drawings by the NBA on Friday afternoon will break several significant ties in the pre-lottery NBA draft standings.

  • [ESPN] Sources: Knicks part ways with coach Hornacek
    (Thursday, April 12, 2018 1:48:17 AM)

    The Knicks dismissed coach Jeff Hornacek after two seasons, league sources told ESPN. The team went 60-104 under Hornacek, the sixth-worst record in the NBA over that stretch.

  • [ESPN] Hornacek to discuss future with Knicks brass
    (Wednesday, April 11, 2018 1:20:48 PM)

    Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek, who is under contract for next season, said he’d love to return and will discuss his future with team executives on Thursday.