Knicks Morning News (2018.09.28)

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox is looking different against real NBA players
    (Thursday, September 27, 2018 1:16:39 PM)

    Kevin Knox isn’t in Las Vegas anymore. Knicks coach David Fizdale acknowledged the lottery pick has had a tougher go during training camp than he did during his dominant summer-league showing that had the team’s fan base agog. Nevertheless, Fizdale has seen improvement since Day 1. Knox, who just turned 19 and was the second-youngest…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ long shot has one LeBron quality giving him roster chance
    (Thursday, September 27, 2018 12:40:29 PM)

    Knicks coach David Fizdale said rookie shooting guard Allonzo Trier is on the radar for making the 15-man roster — and even cited LeBron James’ rare knack for chase-down blocks. The undrafted Trier is on a two-way G-League contract, meaning he can only spend a maximum of 45 days with the Knicks and the rest…

  • [NYPost] Doctors aren’t sure about Kristaps Porzingis’ height hesitation
    (Thursday, September 27, 2018 9:07:11 AM)

    Two medical experts believe an extremely tall player such as Kristaps Porzingis could have a normal recovery and rehab while returning from an ACL tear — citing a lack of evidence to the contrary. “Porzingis’ height should not play a role in the speed of recovery and rate of success,” Dr. Armin Tehrany, founder of…

  • [NYPost] Kyrie Irving delivers early blow to Knicks’ hopes
    (Thursday, September 27, 2018 6:29:20 AM)

    It won’t stop the speculation, but it will settle Celtics fans’ stomachs for now. Kyrie Irving, who surely will be hounded all season about his future as he plays through the last year of his contract, tried to parry that conjecture in an interview published Wednesday. Of course, Irving did not commit to Boston, did…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Enes Kanter ready to mentor Mitchell Robinson
    (Thursday, September 27, 2018 8:50:07 PM)

    Knicks rookie Mitchell Robinson continues to get praise from teammates, the latest coming from Enes Kanter.