Knicks Morning News (2018.10.09)

  • [NYDN] Chris Bosh tells News he is focused on a comeback and is open to playing for the Knicks
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 6:00:00 PM)

    Chris Bosh will make a final determination on his career by the All-Star break, and he’s open to playing for any team willing to take the gamble – including the Knicks.

    Visiting MSG on Monday for the Knicks’ preseason game against the Wizards, Bosh told the Daily News he remains focused on a comeback…

  • [NYDN] Enes Kanter, a Wanted Man in Turkey, could be withheld from Knicks regular-season game in London
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 2:25:00 PM)

    The international warrant issued for Enes Kanter’s arrest has, thus far, not hindered his ability to play basketball.

    Despite his passport being revoked by the Turkish government, Kanter made arrangements to play in Canada against the Raptors, and was cleared to travel to Mexico City for a game…

  • [SNY Knicks] Chris Bosh open to Knicks if healthy enough to make comeback: report
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 11:21:40 PM)

    The former Heat star was at Madison Square Garden on Monday to watch the Knicks-Wizards preseason game and told reporters he hopes to play again after blood clots have kept him off the court since the 2015-16 season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks can’t stop Wizards in 110-98 loss
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 10:08:04 PM)

    Knicks starters combined for 41 points as they lost their penultimate preseason game to the Washington Wizards 110-98 on Monday at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Fizdale: Lance Thomas to begin season as Knicks’ starting PF
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 6:10:52 PM)

    Lance Thomas will begin the season as the Knicks’ starting power forward, head coach David Fizdale said before Monday’s preseason game.

  • [SNY Knicks] True to their word, Knicks reportedly haven’t reached out to Timberwolves about Jimmy Butler trade
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 12:53:00 PM)

    The Knicks said they wouldn’t take shortcuts with their rebuild, despite the Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler asking for a trade and listing them among his preferred destinations. And it seems they’re being true to their word.

  • [NYPost] Chris Bosh: Fizdale will land Knicks free-agent star they need
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 9:11:56 PM)

    Chris Bosh isn’t sure if he will play again, but he said he will give himself until the All-Star break to make that decision. But Bosh is sure of one thing. His former assistant coach David Fizdale is the real deal and should eventually recruit at least one superstar. Bosh, who has suffered from multiple…

  • [NYPost] Ntilikina complicates his point-guard shot on bad day for Knicks
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 9:01:13 PM)

    The Knicks will likely have more problems than just at point guard this season, but coach David Fizdale was tinkering at that position Monday night. In the Knicks’ sobering 110-98 preseason loss to the Wizards, Frank Ntilikina made his first start this preseason and first start of his career at point guard to mixed results….

  • [NYPost] Ron Baker’s ‘havoc mindset’ has him near Knicks roster spot
    (Monday, October 08, 2018 11:34:03 AM)

    Knicks coach David Fizdale is falling for guard Ron Baker in the same way ex-Knick president Phil Jackson and former coach Jeff Hornacek once did. If there was doubt Baker had his 15-man roster spot sewn up, it may have been erased the moment he hit the deck for a loose ball in Brooklyn Wednesday….