Knicks Morning News (2019.02.22)

  • [Sports Illustrated] David Fizdale Believes the Knicks Have a Fortnite Problem
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 12:20:50 PM)

    Fizdale and the Knicks are last in the East at 11–47. 

  • [NYDN] Enes Kanter gets a win in his Blazers debut and then gets in a dig at the Knicks
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:00:00 PM)

    When Enes Kanter was a member of the Knicks he talked plenty, played little and lost a lot of games.

    Now that the chatty center is a member of the Trail Blazers he can expect to play more and start winning.

    Just don’t expect him to stop talking … or poking his former team on social media.


  • [NYDN] Should Zion sit? Some Knicks took a different path to NBA than the Duke star
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:30:00 PM)

    Emmanuel Mudiay went a different route than Zion Williamson. As a standout at Grace Prep Academy, in Texas, Mudiay bypassed the NCAA and jumped straight into the pros for a season in China.

    But like Williamson, Mudiay found himself injured in the middle of the season.

    “(My draft stock) was in jeopardy,”…

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Sign John Jenkins To Two-Year Deal
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 12:10:33 PM)

    FEBRUARY 21: After Jenkins’ 10-day deal expired overnight, the Knicks officially finalized his multiyear contract today, announcing the signing in a press release. FEBRUARY 20: With John Jenkins‘ 10-day contract with the Knicks about to expire, the two sides have reached an agreement on a longer-term deal, sources tell Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter […]

  • [NYTimes] Zion Williamson’s Injury Has Some Saying He Should Quit Duke
    (Friday, February 22, 2019 3:03:46 AM)

    Williamson, the star freshman basketball player, could be jeopardizing his career for the glory of a university, Duke, and a company, Nike, that are profiting from his free labor.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks draft target Zion Williamson diagnosed with Grade 1 knee sprain
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:31:11 PM)

    The latest edition of the Duke-UNC rivalry began Wednesday night with an injury to arguably the best player on the floor in the Blue Devils’ Zion Williamson.

  • [SNY Knicks] 2010 Knicks offseason: A cautionary tale approaching free agency
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:36:52 AM)

    The summer of 2010 was going to be the Knicks’ summer, but we all know what happened next. How it could compare to 2019 free agency.

  • [SNY Knicks] With Knicks adeptly utilizing G-League, who could be next man up?
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:14:12 AM)

    Back before the majority of NBA teams had a single G-League affiliate, or before it was called the G-League, the Knicks were head of the game in emphasizing growing young talent.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks target Kevin Durant: Warriors source has ‘no idea’ if KD is staying
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:06:56 AM)

    Warriors star Kevin Durant can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kyrie Irving on the Knicks this summer has picked up steam. Here are the latest rumors…

  • [NBA] New York Knicks Sign John Jenkins
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:58:52 AM)

    NEW YORK, NY (February 21, 2019) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed guard John Jenkins.

  • [NBA] New York Knicks Sign Henry Ellenson to 10-Day Contract
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 8:59:29 AM)

    NEW YORK, NY (February 20, 2019) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed forward Henry El

  • [NBA] New York Knicks Sign John Jenkins to 10-Day Contract
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:03:11 AM)

    NEW YORK, NY (February 11, 2019) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed guard John Jenki

  • [NBA] New York Knicks Sign Kadeem Allen to Two-Way Contract
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:04:47 AM)

    NEW YORK, NY (January 14, 2019) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed guard Kadeem Alle

  • [NBA] New York Knicks Sign Allonzo Trier
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:05:26 AM)

    NEW YORK, NY (December 13, 2018) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has signed guard Allonzo Tr

  • [NYPost] John Jenkins thrilled he will be with Knicks for rest of season
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:37:57 PM)

    John Jenkins didn’t expect to crack the rotation in his first two games with the Knicks. Jenkins, on his previous 10-day contract with the Wizards, logged just 14 minutes in five games. “It’s kind of nerve-racking because you don’t know what to expect coming into a new team, and only having 10 days to make…

  • [NYPost] Nets deserve attention they have longed for in this Knicks town
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 7:26:10 PM)

    This was early in the remarkable Nets winter of 2001 and 2002, shortly after Jason Kidd arrived from Phoenix and changed everything. The Nets raced out to a nice start, mostly before friends and family at old Continental Arena because the new boss of bosses, Lou Lamoriello, declared attendance padding was a thing of the…

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter tweaks Knicks while celebrating Trail Blazers win
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:31:43 PM)

    Enes Kanter won the first game he played in as a Trail Blazer on Thursday night and also found time to take an indirect shot at the Knicks. Kanter, who came off the bench for Portland, scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the Trail Blazers’ 113-99 win over the Nets at Barclays Center….

  • [NYPost] Knicks weigh in on Zion Williamson’s NBA draft debate
    (Thursday, February 21, 2019 2:47:20 PM)

    Emmanuel Mudiay has walked in Zion Williamson’s busted shoe. Four years ago, Mudiay was a prized teenage prospect, nursing an ankle injury in China. The young guard had been sidelined for three months. The NBA draft was less than three months away, and the guaranteed lottery pick had little to gain by returning for the…