Knicks Morning News (2018.11.01)

  • [NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. goes off but late rally puts Pacers over Knicks
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 8:20:00 PM)

    A fourth quarter disaster spoiled a dominant performance from Tim Hardaway Jr.

    The Knicks guard went off again in a 107-101 loss to the Pacers on Wednesday night at The Garden.

    After walking into Madison Square Garden dressed as a superhero, Victor Oladipo had to shake off his lingering bronchitis…

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Fizdale, Knox, O’Quinn, Durant
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 8:29:13 PM)

    David Fizdale enjoyed working as a television commentator and might have stayed in that role longer if not for the opportunity with the Knicks, writes Ian Begley of ESPN. Fizdale called TV work a  “comfortable” job without “the stress of coaching,” but he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to try to build a winner in […]

  • [SNY Knicks] Oladipo’s spooky fourth-quarter buries Knicks in 107-101 loss on Halloween night
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:41:47 PM)

    It was another fourth-quarter breakdown for the Knicks, as they lost a tough battle to the Pacers, 107-101, at Madison Square Garden on Halloween night

  • [SNY Knicks] In an offense-minded NBA, Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina is an enigma
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:28:58 PM)

    On the outside, Knicks 2017 first-rounder Frank Ntilikina doesn’t fit into today’s style of play in the NBA.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks to host Pacers at MSG on Wednesday at 8 p.m.
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 7:20:19 PM)

    After dropping their first home game of the season, the Indiana Pacers venture to the perhaps even friendly confines of Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night as they face a New York Knicks team that has lost five of seven to open the season.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson shares best advice he got from Anthony Davis
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 1:06:18 PM)

    Rasheed Wallace apparently isn’t the only big NBA name giving advice to Knicks rookie big man Mitchell Robinson.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rookie Kevin Knox enjoying time on Knicks bench
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:36:10 AM)

    Kevin Knox isn’t used to watching his team play from the sideline, but the Knicks rookie says his view from the bench still brings value while he works his way back from an early-season ankle sprain.

  • [NYTimes] Blake Griffin Isn’t Bitter. Detroit Has Made Him Better.
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:53:57 PM)

    Broken promises made him a Piston, but a fresh start and a 50-point stunner have the former Clippers superstar looking forward.

  • [NYPost] Rebuilding doesn’t make a loss like this any less painful for Knicks fans
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 9:52:44 PM)

    By the end, the final buzzer’s groan filled the old gymnasium. The folks had had their fun and now it was time to catch their trains home. It’s night like these when if feels like there has never been a faster-emptying arena ever built than Madison Square Garden. It is starting to sink in that…

  • [NYPost] Hardaway outplayed by Pacers star late as Knicks lose close one
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 6:57:38 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. was headed toward hero status. Then the final three minutes happened, resulting in another late Knicks’ loss against a quality opponent. Can you say Déjà Knicks Blue? The Knicks’ one-game winning streak ended Wednesday night in a 107-101 Garden loss to the Pacers as Victor Oladipo got the better of Hardaway down…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina beginning to silence any bust talk
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 5:57:59 PM)

    One of the addictive qualities of the game is this: there is still the capacity to surprise. Even in an age of analytics, there is still a requirement to play the games, to either make sense of the numbers or defy them. Hey, any dice player can tell you: the laws of probability insist you…

  • [NYPost] Kyle O’Quinn explains why it was so hard to leave Knicks
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 5:12:16 PM)

    The Knicks have moved on with Noah Vonleh becoming a reliable defensive big man, but coach David Fizdale wanted center Kyle O’Quinn back as “a mentor.’’ Part of O’Quinn wanted to be back, too. In July, O’Quinn, a Queens product, left the Knicks to sign a one-year, $4.45 million deal with the Pacers after opting…

  • [NYPost] The Anthony Davis advice Knicks rookie is putting into action
    (Wednesday, October 31, 2018 8:19:57 AM)

    Mitchell Robinson has gone from a rookie project who was headed for G-League action to starting center. One of the more reserved rookies in the NBA and famous for his one-sentence answers to the media, the 20-year-old “Cajun Kid” is letting his hair down and now doing shows. Robinson will appear in a future episode…