Knicks Morning News (2018.12.07)

  • [NYDN] Celtics get their revenge, crushing lackluster Knicks on national TV
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 8:15:00 PM)

    BOSTON – The Celtics wanted revenge and punished their inferior opponent.

    Just about two weeks after the Knicks pulled off an upset in Beantown, the Celtics returned the favor Thursday with a wire-to-wire 128-100 blowout victory that had Kyrie Irving giddy.

    “We should have fun kicking people’s…

  • [NYDN] Here’s what Knicks coach David Fizdale’s pitch to 2019 free agents could sound like
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 9:40:00 AM)

    BOSTON – Despite the continued losing and ugly record, Knicks coach David Fizdale says New York will be an attractive destination for free agents this summer because his new regime has reversed the negative perception of the organization.

    And while touting those changes, Fizdale also provided a…

  • [Hoops Rumors] Fizdale: Knicks Will Be Attractive Destination For Free Agents
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 4:45:24 PM)

    Speaking today to reporters, including Stefan Bondy of The New York Daily News, Knicks head coach David Fizdale expressed a belief that the franchise will be an attractive destination for 2019 free agents. As Fizdale explains, he and the current management group have worked hard to change the idea that the Knicks are a toxic […]

  • [NYPost] No Boston magic this time: Knicks drilled by Celtics
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 5:52:05 PM)

    BOSTON — The Celtics are finally winning and not losing their memories. Thursday night’s game stood to be a dicey challenge for David Fizdale’s baby Knicks, making their TNT season debut two weeks after shocking the Celtics on Thanksgiving Eve in Boston. “It’s definitely a game that I remember, so as a competitor I can’t…

  • [NYPost] Lance Thomas is getting close to a tricky Knicks return
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 1:57:57 PM)

    BOSTON — Lance Thomas’ return to action is imminent. Thomas, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Nov. 9, looked very active during Thursday’s morning shootaround at TD Garden, and Knicks coach David Fizdale indicated he is close to being back in the mix. The longest-tenured Knick, Thomas began the season as starting power forward, but his…

  • [NYPost] David Fizdale makes Knicks’ free-agency pitch — with Kyrie Irving around
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 9:09:30 AM)

    BOSTON — Up in the land of Kyrie, Knicks coach David Fizdale gave his strongest case yet that the Knicks have become an attractive free-agent destination after 25 games on the job. The Knicks are closing in on having cap space for a maximum salary this summer but have work to do. Celtics point guard…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks takeaways from 128-100 loss to Celtics
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 10:47:09 PM)

    The Knicks failed to repeat their victory against the Celtics two weeks ago as they got blown out Thursday night in Boston, 128-100.

  • [SNY Knicks] Could Carmelo Anthony join LeBron James and the Lakers?
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 10:08:22 PM)

    LeBron James reportedly wants Carmelo Anthony to join the Lakers.

  • [SNY Knicks] Breaking down David Fizdale and the Knicks at the 25-game mark
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 6:52:47 PM)

    David Fizdale and the Knicks are at the 25-game mark. So how is everything looking so far?

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks Draft Watch: Who does New York have their eye on for the 2019 NBA Draft?
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 9:34:46 PM)

    The Knicks are 25 games into the 2018-19 season, but most fans are excited to see what they do in the 2019 NBA Draft.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks look to get back on track as they visit Celtics at 8:00 p.m.
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 6:00:21 PM)

    It was just two weeks ago that the Boston Celtics staged a frantic comeback but came up just short and lost to the New York Knicks, who were 4-16 at the time.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Lance Thomas will return ‘sooner than later for sure’
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 12:11:21 PM)

    Knicks forward Lance Thomas took part in Thursday morning’s shootaround as he nears his return from knee surgery.

  • [NYTimes] Celtics 128, Knicks 100: Celtics Get Revenge With Easy Win Over the Knicks
    (Friday, December 07, 2018 4:48:13 AM)

    Boston won its fourth straight, avenging a home loss in November, while the Knicks have now lost four of their last five games.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks Owner James Dolan Fined for Violating F.T.C. Rules
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 11:38:12 PM)

    He failed to tell government agencies of his acquisition of additional voting securities in the Madison Square Garden Company, the government says.

  • [NYTimes] Kevin Durant Says Environment Around LeBron James Is ‘Toxic’
    (Thursday, December 06, 2018 12:39:05 PM)

    Durant says media attention and the way James controls a game are reasons other players stay away.