Knicks Morning News (2018.11.13)

  • [NYTimes] Allonzo Trier Was the Basketball Kid on the Cover. Some Fraught Chapters Followed.
    (Tuesday, November 13, 2018 10:00:12 AM)

    Trier, an undrafted rookie for the Knicks, has quickly become a fan favorite. Before that, he was a prodigy on a winding journey through elite youth basketball.

  • [NYTimes] Timberwolves 120, Nets 113: Caris LeVert of Nets Sustains Gruesome Leg Injury, Moving Some to Tears
    (Tuesday, November 13, 2018 5:20:31 AM)

    LeVert, the team’s top scorer, landed awkwardly on his right leg while attempting to block a shot at the end of the first half at Minnesota.

  • [NYTimes] Jimmy Butler Joins the 76ers, as Timberwolves End Chaos With a Trade
    (Monday, November 12, 2018 6:13:40 PM)

    The deal, which sends Dario Saric and Robert Covington to Minnesota, matches Butler with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons in Philadelphia.

  • [NYPost] Knicks rookie dreaming of being part of slam-dunk contest
    (Monday, November 12, 2018 9:49:47 PM)

    Knicks shot-blocking rookie center Mitchell Robinson is preparing to play his first game Friday in New Orleans in front of family, friends and former high-school teammates. But the 7-foot “Cajun Kid’’ has another dream — being in Charlotte during All-Star Weekend in February. The 20-year-old’s pie-in-the-sky hope is hitting the daily double — being selected…

  • [NYPost] The Porzingis silver lining in Knicks’ weekend to forget
    (Monday, November 12, 2018 3:36:16 PM)

    It was a long Veterans Day Weekend for coach David Fizdale and the Knicks. It started Friday, with Kristaps Porzingis making Fizdale look bad with a salty Instagram post of him sprinting — after Fizdale had said he wasn’t planning on Porzingis’ return this season. The post created speculation there was friction between Fizdale and…

  • [NYPost] Warriors had a good laugh at the Kevin Durant-to-Knicks billboard
    (Monday, November 12, 2018 10:34:14 AM)

    Kevin Durant said he was not impressed by the billboard outside Madison Square Garden imploring him to play for the Knicks. But maybe he just didn’t like the ribbing he got from teammates as the result of it. When the Warriors visited New York in late October for the matchup, they noticed the sign welcoming…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina might be first victim of Knicks’ new style
    (Monday, November 12, 2018 9:21:57 AM)

    Frank is in the tank, and Knicks coach David Fizdale may make another move at point guard. Starter Frank Ntilikina was benched after the game’s first 5 minutes, 45 seconds Sunday, never seeing the court again in the 115-89 humiliation by Orlando as Trey Burke started the second half. After playing poorly on offense in…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Kevin Knox salutes the troops for Veterans Day
    (Monday, November 12, 2018 7:27:31 PM)

    Knicks forward Kevin Knox sends a message to thank the troops for Veterans Day.

  • [SNY Knicks] In defense of Hall-of-Famer Carmelo Anthony
    (Monday, November 12, 2018 11:15:27 AM)

    The amount of vitriol and hate going around for Carmelo Anthony this offseason was ridiculous. And with his brief tenure with the Rockets reportedly about to come to an end, Melo is getting it from all angles again.