Knicks Morning News (2019.01.19)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Mudiay, Robinson, Sprewell, Fizdale
    (Friday, January 18, 2019 1:20:53 PM)

    Knicks coach David Fizdale lamented the lack of “a closer” after Thursday’s one-point loss in London, but Emmanuel Mudiay is confident that he can eventually fill that role, writes Marc Berman of The New York Post. Despite battling illness, Mudiay put on a stellar performance with 25 points and seven rebounds against the Wizards. He […]

  • [SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony reportedly expected to join a new team by trade deadline
    (Friday, January 18, 2019 11:33:21 AM)

    Former Knicks and current Rockets forward Carmelo Anthony reportedly has “multiple options available” and is expected to join a new team by the Feb. 7 trade deadline.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Emmanuel Mudiay confident in crunch time despite loss
    (Friday, January 18, 2019 9:12:17 AM)

    Though Emmanuel Mudiay’s last-second shot didn’t fall, he believes he can be a go-to player in crunch time for the Knicks.

  • [NYPost] Ntilikina even struggling when it comes to a video-game rating
    (Friday, January 18, 2019 11:24:21 PM)

    LONDON — Lottery picks Dennis Smith Jr. and Frank Ntilikina will be forever linked in New York — their careers compared. Each point guard is experiencing trying times in his sophomore season. Smith has been shopped by Dallas much of the year, and the latest report has him leaving the club briefly but only so…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter wants to thank Adam Silver, NBA for support
    (Friday, January 18, 2019 1:51:16 PM)

    LONDON — Enes Kanter appreciates commissioner Adam Silver’s support. Before the Knicks faced the Wizards on Thursday in London, Silver said he takes a report regarding Turkey’s potential plans to attempt to extradite Kanter from the US, as well as social media death threats, “very seriously.” Silver added he “absolutely understands” Kanter’s reasoning for not…