Knicks Morning News (2018.10.15)

  • [NYPost] Courtney Lee knows he may not get to witness Knicks’ end game
    (Sunday, October 14, 2018 9:28:40 PM)

    It would be different if Kristaps Porzingis were healthy. It would be different if the Knicks front office took after its predecessors and considered a shortcut to the postseason. But now there is prudence. There is patience. There is a new coach and a young core, pegged by oddsmakers to win the third-fewest games (over/under:…

  • [NYPost] Jeanie Buss: Phil Jackson set himself up to fail with Knicks
    (Sunday, October 14, 2018 5:40:36 PM)

    Phil Jackson made plenty of mistakes in three years as Knicks president. He gave $72 million to Joakim Noah, who provided 53 games of service to the Knicks before finally being waived this weekend. He hired Derek Fisher as head coach, and inserted Kurt Rambis as the interim coach less than two years later. He…

  • [NYPost] Knicks forward explains slow start: Don’t want to be ‘a–hole’
    (Sunday, October 14, 2018 3:53:58 PM)

    Mario Hezonja is playing for his next contract, but first, he’s playing for his new teammates. Hezonja has avoided any temptation to try to put up numbers. In fact, by design, Hezonja took his first preseason with the Knicks slowly, trying to feel out new teammates and not force anything. When the Knicks open their…

  • [SNY Knicks] Courtney Lee: Whatever Knicks need me to do, ‘that’s my role’
    (Sunday, October 14, 2018 7:06:04 PM)

    Courtney Lee, who was finally able to practice at full speed Sunday, knows that missing the entire Knicks preseason with a strained neck doesn’t help his chances of playing in Wednesday’s opener against the Hawks.