Game Thread: New York Knicks at Portland Trail Blazers

Game Thread: New York Knicks at Portland Trail Blazers

Start Time: 01/07/2019 22:00:00

Knicks-Trail Blazers Preview

Having just played two tough games against Western Conference contenders Oklahoma City and Houston, the Trail Blazers would seem to be stepping down in competition Monday night when they play host to the New York Knicks in Portland.
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  • Knicks Morning News (2019.01.07)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Veterans Available For Trades As Knicks Emphasize Youth
    (Sunday, January 06, 2019 11:23:23 AM)

    The Knicks are fully committing to a youth movement, which means a smaller role in the future for Enes Kanter, Courtney Lee, Trey Burke and Lance Thomas, writes Mike Vorkunov of The Athletic. Kanter has been the most outspoken about his loss of playing time since being pulled from the starting lineup in December. He […]

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks provide injury updates on Frank Ntilikina and Mitchell Robinson
    (Sunday, January 06, 2019 10:03:55 PM)

    Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina will miss an undetermined amount of time, beginning with Monday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a strained left ankle, head coach David Fizdale said.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks receiving interest from teams about C Enes Kanter
    (Sunday, January 06, 2019 4:25:17 PM)

    Enes Kanter may not have requested a trade, but that doesn’t mean teams haven’t called the Knicks about the big man.

  • [NYPost] Fizdale promises Enes Kanter he has a place in Knicks rotation
    (Sunday, January 06, 2019 8:15:14 PM)

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Knicks coach David Fizdale said he had no problems with Enes Kanter missing the London game Jan. 17 versus the Wizards because he fears for his safety. “We’ll obviously miss not having him, but it is what it is,” Fizdale said after practice at the NIKE campus. “We’ll try to go out…

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox is giving a whole new meaning to rookie growing pains
    (Sunday, January 06, 2019 7:44:33 PM)

    PORTLAND, Ore. — This has been a growing year for Kevin Knox. Literally. Knicks coach David Fizdale said Knox sometimes has sore knees because the 19-year-old is experiencing growing pains. Knox confirmed doctors have told the 6-foot-9 rookie forward some good news. “Doctors said I have a half-inch or an inch left in the tank,”…

  • [NYTimes] The Mavericks’ Key to Keeping Players Fresh? Blood Samples
    (Monday, January 07, 2019 8:00:05 AM)

    Dallas works with Orreco, a company that proposes individualized remedies to combat fatigue while trying to identify increased risk for injury and illness.