Knicks Morning News (2019.01.21)

  • [NYDN] David Fizdale has critical message for pending Knicks free agents
    (Sunday, January 20, 2019 1:50:00 PM)

    David Fizdale understands his players’ predicaments, many of them playing for their next contract.

    But the coach had a message for those pending free agents on Sunday, as the Knicks were stuck at dead-last in the NBA in assists: Selfishness, the coach said, doesn’t get you paid.

    “I empathize with…

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Vonleh, Smith Jr., Tanking, Prospects
    (Sunday, January 20, 2019 12:41:29 PM)

    Noah Vonleh has achieved his goal of re-establishing himself with the Knicks, but their partnership may not last beyond the February 7 trade deadline, writes Mike Vorkunov of The Athletic. Vonleh was looking for playing time when he chose New York last summer instead of the Spurs, Bucks or Cavaliers. He joined the Knicks on […]

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter eager for Knicks return after ‘boring’ spell as TV viewer
    (Sunday, January 20, 2019 8:17:41 PM)

    Enes Kanter was just another fan. The Knicks center, who opted against joining the team in London because of fears of an assassination attempt perpetrated by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, watched Thursday’s game against the Wizards on TV from his apartment in White Plains, while sporting the team’s blue jersey. Sitting more than 3,400…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks finally saw the old Allonzo Trier
    (Sunday, January 20, 2019 2:55:56 PM)

    The lasting image of Allonzo Trier’s trip to London is the game-deciding goaltending call against him with 0.4 seconds left in the Knicks’ 101-100 loss to the Wizards on Thursday. The lasting impact of the trip could be a strong finish to Trier’s rookie season, further validating the two-year contract the Knicks gave the undrafted…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ David Fizdale has a message to future free agents
    (Sunday, January 20, 2019 8:47:35 PM)

    Knicks head coach David Fizdale has a message for all free agents: “Win and then money comes.”

  • [SNY Knicks] WATCH: Knicks’ Enes Kanter talks burgers and Turkey
    (Sunday, January 20, 2019 4:48:16 PM)

    Enes Kanter explains what really made him sick last week and opens up about his recent chats with politicians.