Knicks Morning News (2019.01.12)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Hezonja, Porzingis, Burke, Vonleh
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 2:00:16 PM)

    Mario Hezonja is one of several Knicks players who have found themselves out of the lineup as part of coach David Fizdale’s revolving rotation, but he might be the only one who believes the experience was positive, relays Chris Iseman of Hezonja has played his best basketball since being given another chance, averaging 14.3 […]

  • [NYDN] Knicks pounded by Pacers but are still preaching progress as the tanking continues
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 7:05:00 PM)

    The Knicks have lost 16 of 18 and are falling off a cliff, but David Fizdale is selling progress.

    We’d hate to see what regression looks like for the Knicks (10-32), who forgot to play defense Friday night and were blown out by the Pacers, 121-106.

    “Individually, I think guys are getting better….

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis unlikely to travel to London with Knicks as David Fizdale continues to wait for his star
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 5:05:00 PM)

    When the NBA and the Knicks agreed to play in Europe this season, Kristaps Porzingis was no doubt a big reason why.

    But the Latvian ‘Unicorn’ is not only unavailable to play in London on Jan. 17 against the Wizards, he’s unlikely to travel for the five-day trip while rehabbing from ACL surgery,…

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Enes Kanter missed practice because he ate too many cheeseburgers and got sick
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 10:50:00 AM)

    Enes Kanter did not participate in Knicks practice on Thursday. Apparently this is because on Wednesday night he ate seven cheeseburgers, with a generous helping of fries, to get the most out of his weekly cheat day and made himself sick enough to call out of work the next day.

    Kanter posted a…

  • [FOXsports] Pacers’ offense rolls over Knicks in 121-106 victory
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 10:36:02 PM)

    Domantas Sabonis had 22 points and 15 rebounds to cap his sizzling season at Madison Square Garden.

  • [Newsday] Pacers’ offense rolls over Knicks in 121-106 victory
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 10:36:02 PM)

    Domantas Sabonis had 22 points and 15 rebounds to cap his sizzling season at Madison Square Garden.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks takeaways from 121-106 loss to Pacers
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 10:26:54 PM)

    The Knicks couldn’t control the Pacers on their home floor, losing 126-106 at Madison Square Garden on Friday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Enes Kanter out vs. Pacers as cheat meal illness continues
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 5:21:44 PM)

    Knicks C Enes Kanter must be really sick after that cheat meal.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks return to The Garden for matchup against Pacers at 7:30 p.m.
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 6:07:13 PM)

    The Knicks take on the Pacers at The Garden at 7:30 p.m.

  • [SNY Knicks] How Kristaps Porzingis’ injury affects his qualifying offer with Knicks
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 10:49:06 AM)

    With Kristaps Porzingis set to miss his 42nd game of the season, a qualifying offer the Knicks would give, which could allow Porzingis to become an unrestricted free agent sooner, lowers.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina on ankle injury: ‘Now is the difficult part …’
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 8:19:22 AM)

    Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina said he is making progress from an ankle injury he suffered last week but is still feeling some pain and unsure exactly when he will return.

  • [ESPN] Don’t sleep on Naptown: Pacers a key part of East race
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 8:23:23 PM)

    The Pacers might lack the Q rating of the other top teams in the East, but their effectiveness should not be ignored.

  • [NYTimes] LaMarcus Aldridge Scores 56 as the Spurs and the Thunder Fill Up the Scorebook
    (Saturday, January 12, 2019 12:26:12 AM)

    Aldridge was 16 of 16 on free throws. The Spurs were 16 of 19 on 3-pointers. And Russell Westbrook had 24 assists as part of a triple-double.

  • [NYTimes] In Alabama, a Girl’s High School Hoop Dreams Are Restored
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 8:57:13 PM)

    U.S.A. Basketball sent Maori Davenport a check in error after she played for one of its national teams. Alabama officials ruled her ineligible. A judge ordered her back onto the court.

  • [NYPost] Knicks defenseless in blowout loss to Pacers in return to MSG
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 5:19:02 PM)

    The Knicks returned home — and everything was as they had left it. Coming back from a six-game, 13-day road trip, the Knicks started the second half of the season by making a high lottery pick look like the team’s top priority, suffering their seventh straight home loss, 121-106, to the Pacers on Friday night…

  • [NYPost] Fizdale couldn’t bear to watch Porzingis’ impressive workout
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 4:19:50 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis’ return date remains uncertain. That won’t change for some time. He is scheduled to be evaluated again in mid-February. His return from a torn ACL wouldn’t come before then. It may not even come until next season. When David Fizdale watched his star’s individual workout Friday, the coach had to remind himself of…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter missed practice after ridiculous burger meal
    (Friday, January 11, 2019 12:07:23 PM)

    Enes Kanter loves his cheat days. Kanter missed practice on Thursday after seemingly gorging in an insane cheat day feast at a fast-food joint. Officially, the Knicks said the 26-year-old center was out with  flu-like symptoms. David Fizdale said he didn’t believe Kanter was chowing down on all those cheeseburgers. “I heard about this one….

  • 4 replies on “Knicks Morning News (2019.01.12)”

    Florida St. hanging with Duke today. They have some real length and certainly don’t seem intimidated by the Dukies.

    Barrett picked it up after Zion was pulled out. But Duke seems noticeably worse without the latter.

    He’d be a welcome addition as far as I’m concerned. He and Cam were huge today.

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