Knicks Morning News (2018.10.12)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Ntilikina, Fizdale, Thomas, Baker
    (Thursday, October 11, 2018 10:51:06 PM)

    The Knicks are set to give second-year player Frank Ntilikina a major defensive test in their next preseason game on Friday, a home contest against the rival Nets. Ntilikina, who’s known for playing most of his minutes at point guard, will have the chance to guard the power forward position when the two teams clash, […]

  • [NYPost] Knicks call on Chris Bosh for help with talented rookie
    (Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:46:23 PM)

    More important than the 30 minutes Kevin Knox played against the Wizards on Monday night might have been the 35-40 minutes he spent with Chris Bosh. The 11-time All-Star, who played under Knicks coach David Fizdale when he was an assistant with the Heat, sat down with Knox for a conversation about how to handle…

  • [NYPost] Smart offseason proves Knicks are rebuilding the right way
    (Thursday, October 11, 2018 3:25:46 PM)

    The Knicks aren’t back. There is no talk of making the playoffs or of a big name acquired in the offseason. The possibility of trading for Jimmy Butler at the expense of future assets was met with a shrug more than excitement. It has been replaced by the acceptance of the early stages of a…

  • [NYPost] Knicks are ready to give Frank Ntilikina a major defensive test
    (Thursday, October 11, 2018 1:50:08 PM)

    David Fizdale was not kidding around about the Knicks playing position-less basketball. Coming Friday night to the Garden: Frank Ntilikina versus a power forward. “You might see that next game,” Fizdale said Thursday after practice, ahead of the preseason finale against the Nets. “In fact I guarantee it, how about that?” Ntilikina won’t be starting…

  • [NYPost] The smoke behind Kevin Durant’s early exit rumors
    (Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:54:04 AM)

    The NBA season is still a few days away from officially beginning. But because this is a league that draws just as many headlines from player movement as it does from actual games, the conversation has naturally jumped ahead to 2019. The league is likely to see one of the most loaded free-agent classes in…