Knicks Morning News (2019.01.26)

  • [FOXsports] Nets’ backups dominate in home victory over Knicks
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 10:28:25 PM)

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  • [NYDN] Knicks embarrassed by crosstown rival Nets, and Enes Kanter doesn’t see the floor again
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 7:15:00 PM)

    After sitting Enes Kanter for an entire game again, David Fizdale broke down the reason for freezing out his top rebounder. According to the coach, Kanter does not fit the style of play the Knicks are attempting to establish.

    Moreover, Kanter is on an expiring contract, while another 26-year-old…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ David Fizdale explains why Enes Kanter continues to ride bench
    (Saturday, January 26, 2019 1:21:15 AM)

    Even though the Brooklyn fans were chanting for him, Knicks C Enes Kanter remained on the bench throughout the game as he watched his team lose 109-99 on the Barclays Center court.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks takeaways from 109-99 loss to Nets
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 10:04:25 PM)

    In their last crosstown matchup of the season, the Knicks fell to the Nets 109-99, as Brooklyn extended their win streak to six games on Friday night at Barclays Center.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks, Nets renew their NYC rivalry at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 6:32:53 PM)

    The Knicks look to stop the red-hot James Harden and the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks PG Emmanuel Mudiay to miss time with shoulder injury
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 6:22:55 PM)

    Ahead of the Knicks’ matchup against the Nets on Friday, the team will be without their most productive point guard in Emmanuel Mudiay.

  • [SNY Knicks] What’s a better NBA free agency destination: Knicks or Nets?
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 9:00:34 AM)

    It’s never too early to start thinking about NBA free agency, and here in New York City, this summer is crucial for the Knicks and Nets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah reflects on ‘dark time’ with Knicks, clarifies ‘too lit’ comment
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 10:16:36 AM)

    Joakim Noah opened up about some of the things that went wrong during his time in New York.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Teams Are Running and Gunning. And Their Critics Are Yawning.
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 5:28:49 PM)

    The N.B.A.’s emphasis on pace and 3-pointers, combined with an edict to make defenders back off, has created a scoring explosion. Not everyone is happy.

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s latest chance to start ruined by fouls
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 8:10:57 PM)

    Frank Ntilikina was not the magic elixir to end the avalanche of losing. Ntilikina made just his seventh start at point guard as a Knick on Friday in a 109-99 loss to the Nets at Barclays Center, but it came because of a shoulder injury to Emmanuel Mudiay that will put him out two to…

  • [NYPost] David Fizdale gets crash course in managing a losing locker room
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 8:00:12 PM)

    The greatest achievement in David Fizdale’s honeymoon season as Knicks head coach has been keeping locker-room peace amid the losing. Figuring on a titanic spate of defeats, Fizdale predicted during training camp that keeping this unit together would be his No. 1 challenge — and now that feather in his cap is being put to…

  • [NYPost] David Fizdale buries Enes Kanter again as feud hits new level
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 7:10:16 PM)

    Knicks coach David Fizdale continued to bury center Enes Kanter — a move that backfired famously in a 109-99 loss Friday to the Nets at Barclays Center. And in a bizarre postgame press conference, a defensive Fizdale inadvertently buried Tim Hardaway Jr. when he seemed to bring up his whopping salary figure as a factor…

  • [NYPost] Nets just stole New York’s basketball heart from Knicks
    (Friday, January 25, 2019 5:33:43 PM)

    Spencer Dinwiddie triggered Knicks fans earlier this season when he proclaimed the Nets were the better New York City team. He was on the bench in sweats Friday night when his teammates went out and proved him right. Even losing Dinwiddie to a thumb injury couldn’t slow the Nets’ roll as they came from behind…

  • One reply on “Knicks Morning News (2019.01.26)”

    Fizdale essentially saying that TH2 is playing so much because of his contract was both startlingly candid and weirdly passive aggressive.

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