Knicks Morning News (2019.01.18)

  • [NYDN] Knicks find another wacky way to lose on goaltending call in London
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 3:45:00 PM)

    When Bradley Beal felt his legs go out beneath him, likely ending his chances of scoring the go-ahead basket for the Washington Wizards, he spotted Thomas Bryant standing alone in the lane.

    Beal dropped the ball off to Bryant, who was awarded two points after Allonzo Trier was called for goaltending…

  • [Sports Illustrated] Commissioner Adam Silver Supports Knicks’ Enes Kanter Skipping NBA London Game
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:07:45 PM)

    Enes Kanter said he did not feel safe traveling to London for the Knicks’ game against the Wizards Thursday.

  • [Sports Illustrated] Watch: Wizards Beat Knicks on Goaltending Call
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:58:35 PM)

    The Knicks lost in the most Knicks way possible. 

  • [FOXsports] Wizards beat Knicks in London on goaltending call
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 10:28:45 PM)

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  • [Newsday] Wizards beat Knicks in London on goaltending call
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 10:28:45 PM)

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  • [ESPN] ‘Sometimes there are bigger things’: Enes Kanter watches the Knicks from afar
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:36:10 PM)

    Enes Kanter’s criticism of the Turkish government forced him to miss the Knicks’ trip to London. The vocal big man discusses watching his team play from 3,500 miles away.

  • [ESPN] Silver supportive of Kanter skipping London trip
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:10:26 PM)

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he understands why the Knicks’ Enes Kanter, who fears assassination by Turkish authorities, stayed in the United States while his teammates are in London.

  • [NYPost] Emmanuel Mudiay wants to be the closer Knicks are missing
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:10:43 PM)

    LONDON — Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay didn’t see much of London on his second trip to Britain. He was laid up with a head cold. Mudiay saw plenty of net through three quarters Thursday against the Wizards, however, when he made nine of his first 10 shots, further establishing himself as a potential point…

  • [NYPost] Knicks go all the way to London to find new crushing way to lose
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:51:09 PM)

    LONDON — The Knicks proved they can just as easily choke in the fourth quarter in Britain as in the United States. This time, the Knicks did it on a buzzer-beating goaltending call against rookie Allonzo Trier. Dominating play and a pleasure to watch for three quarters, the Knicks fell apart late as the Wizards…

  • [NYPost] When NBA would step in as Enes Kanter-Turkey fight worsens
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 10:55:58 AM)

    LONDON — NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he supports Enes Kanter’s decision to not travel to London and is taking “very seriously” a report Wednesday stating the Turkish government will issue an extradition notice for the controversial Knicks center. An NBA source said the league wouldn’t act until any official extradition move is made by…

  • [NYTimes] Gregg Popovich Unsure if He Will Coach the San Antonio Spurs Next Season
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:45:42 PM)

    Popovich, who will turn 70 this month, has won five championships since he took over as head coach in 1996, but he lost his three most critical players in recent years.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks Takeaways from 101-100 loss to Wizards in London
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 5:29:05 PM)

    The London Game looked to be in the bag for the Knicks, but a fourth-quarter slump saw the Wizards pull out a 101-100 win that came down to the buzzer on Thursday night.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks rookie Kevin Knox is merely scratching the surface
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 1:00:23 PM)

    Most NBA rookies, even the great ones, hit a wall at some point. Kevin Knox got that out of the way early.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks face Wizards in London, Thursday at 3 p.m.
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:34:15 AM)

    After several days of sightseeing, charitable events and team dinners, the New York Knicks and Washington Wizards will get down to business Thursday at London’s O2 Arena.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson ready to return
    (Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:28:09 AM)

    Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson is ready to play for the first time in over a month.