Knicks Morning News (2018.10.30)

  • [NYDN] Mitchell Robinson, inspired by Rasheed Wallace’s advice, is learning to be more vocal for Knicks
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 8:40:00 PM)

    Rasheed Wallace’s mentorship paid dividends for Mitchell Robinson.

    The 20-year-old rookie center had the best game of his short NBA career in Monday’s 115-96 victory over the Nets, collecting 11 points on 5-of-5 shooting with a couple highlight dunks.

    Wallace, the former All-Star and NBA champion,…

  • [NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. leads the way and Knicks’ young, balanced attack is too much for Nets to handle
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 7:10:00 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr.’s lip was busted and bleeding, courtesy of an elbow he absorbed while successfully taking a charge.

    Inside the locker room, a doctor glued it back together and Hardaway Jr. returned to carry the Knicks to a 115-96 victory Monday over the Nets. It snapped the team’s five-game losing…

  • [Sports Illustrated] Three at 3: Underdog Nets Offer Great Value Against Knicks
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 2:30:52 PM)

    The Nets thrive against uptempo teams and should be able to contain the Kevin Knox-less Knicks. Sports Illustrated analyzes that matchup and more in the Three at 3. 

  • [NYTimes] Warriors 149, Bulls 124: Golden State’s Klay Thompson Sets 3-Pointer Record in Blowout Win
    (Tuesday, October 30, 2018 3:47:36 AM)

    The Warriors guard hit 14 3-pointers against the Bulls, topping a record set by his teammate Stephen Curry in 2016.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks use big third-quarter run to outlast Nets 115-96
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 10:05:30 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mitchell Robinson combined for 15 points during a key 23-6 run in the third quarter to lead the Knicks to a 115-96 win over the Nets on Monday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks hope rookie Mitchell Robinson can learn from Rasheed Wallace
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 8:21:16 PM)

    Knicks head coach David Fizdale brought in former player Rasheed Wallace to practice and hopes the former NBA champion can help rookie Mitchell Robinson become a more vocal player.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks aiming to stop five-game losing streak at home vs. Nets
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 5:11:36 PM)

    The Knicks look to avenge their 107-105 loss to Brooklyn and snap their five-game losing streak when they host the Nets at Madison Square Garden on Monday night.

  • [NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. took a hard hit to the face and still dominated
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 7:53:17 PM)

    Not even a swollen, stitched-up lip could stop Tim Hardaway Jr. from lighting it up again. The Knicks’ new go-to scorer, who took an elbow to the mouth from Rondae Hollis-Jefferson in the first half in drawing a charge, finished with 25 points, eight assists and five rebounds in the club’s 115-96 Garden win Monday…

  • [NYPost] This is exactly why the Knicks brought in Rasheed Wallace
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 7:03:20 PM)

    Rasheed Wallace may or may not be a long-term coaching consultant for the Knicks, but he’s certainly worth keeping around for the time being, especially if he continues to have the impact he has had so far. The former Knick and world champion with the Pistons spent the last few days working with project center…

  • [NYPost] Knicks beat up on rival Nets to end losing streak
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 6:06:45 PM)

    The Mitchell Robinson-Enes Kanter center tag team was a winning tandem Monday as the Knicks broke their five-game schneid. But everything is not all hunky dory in Knicks center-land despite the pair’s effectiveness against the Nets. Despite David Fizdale’s decree the Knicks aren’t “hunting for victories’’ by virtue of their youthful starting lineup, they managed…

  • [NYPost] David Fizdale has big plans for Knicks’ youthful starting lineup
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 5:03:03 PM)

    Though it’s before Halloween, Knicks coach David Fizdale already is not all caught up with “hunting for wins’’ and wasn’t concerned about matching up best for the Nets. That, in a nutshell, is why Fizdale didn’t budge and stuck with his baby starting lineup that had rookie project Mitchell Robinson at center and Enes Kanter…

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox’s return to Knicks appears imminent
    (Monday, October 29, 2018 3:51:35 PM)

    Kevin Knox, looking limber during pregame workouts while launching 3-pointers Monday at the Garden, is getting close to making his return. Indications are the rookie lottery pick, who injured his ankle on Oct. 20 against the Celtics, may be cleared for his first practice Tuesday. Though it’s a near certainty he won’t return Wednesday versus…