Knicks Morning News (2019.03.01)

  • [Sports Illustrated] 2019 NBA Mock Draft 4.0: Ja Morant to Knicks, Jarrett Culver Jumps Into Top Five
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:25:00 AM)

    With March Madness on the horizon, The Front Office projects the first 30 picks in the 2019 NBA draft. Can anyone surpass Zion Williamson after his injury? 

  • [FOXsports] Cavs come from 14 down in fourth to beat Knicks 125-118
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:47:12 PM)

    Cavs come from 14 down in fourth to beat Knicks 125-118

  • [NYDN] Knicks remember how to tank! Cavs rally from 14 down in fourth to grab the win, 125-118
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 7:55:00 PM)

    Leading by nine points with just under four minutes remaining, it appeared that the Knicks would have company at the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings.

    But, the Cavaliers wanted no part of that. They used a late 12-0 run to overcome their deficit and post a 125-118 victory on Thursday…

  • [Hoops Rumors] Atlantic Notes: Dinwiddie, C’s, Baynes, Knicks
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 4:03:06 PM)

    As they fight to hang onto the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference, the Nets will get some rotation reinforcements this week. According to Michael Scotto of The Athletic (via Twitter), head coach Kenny Atkinson said today that injured guard Spencer Dinwiddie is set to return to the court for Brooklyn on Friday. Dinwiddie, who […]

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks To Re-Sign Henry Ellenson
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:16:53 AM)

    Henry Ellenson‘s 10-day contract with the Knicks will expire tomorrow night, but the former first-round pick won’t be going anywhere. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter), New York intends to lock up Ellenson to a rest-of-season deal that includes a team option for 2019/20. Ellenson, the 18th overall pick in the 2016 draft, spent […]

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    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:53:00 AM)

  • [NYTimes] The Clothing Brand Coogi Is Suing the Nets Over Notorious B.I.G.-Inspired Jerseys
    (Friday, March 01, 2019 12:36:30 AM)

    Coogi has accused the Nets, Nike and the N.B.A. of violating its copyright on colorful striped design patterns affiliated with the ‘90s Brooklyn rapper.

  • [NYTimes] Play About LeBron James to Highlight New Steppenwolf Season
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:42:50 PM)

    Sure, LeBron is doing another “Space Jam” movie. But a play about LeBron is also heading to Chicago.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Take the Lakers. Add Rondo and LeBron James. What Could Go Wrong?
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:14:10 PM)

    Rondo was supposed to be an invaluable presence for the Lakers. The road has been rougher than expected.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks aiming to extend win streak against Cavs at 7:30 p.m.
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:49:52 PM)

    The New York Knicks take their second winning streak of the season into Thursday night’s game against the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s two worst teams.

  • [SNY Knicks] Henry Ellenson will be with Knicks for longer than 10-day contract
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 11:18:11 AM)

    The Knicks plan to sign forward Henry Ellenson for the remainder of the season once his 10-day contract expires over the weekend

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ disgraceful effort can’t be washed away by tanking talk
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:19:58 PM)

    Every so often, we need to re-establish the parameters of what’s allowable and what’s not, what’s acceptable and what’s not, what’s excusable and what’s not, what’s permissible and what’s not. These are the lousy rules of tanking, and if you are still committed to them 20 games from the end of this endless season ……

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox’s shooting remains a problem the Knicks need to fix
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:55:41 PM)

    For the second straight game, Mitchell Robinson looked like the first-round pick, Allonzo Trier looked like the second-round pick and Kevin Knox looked like the undrafted rookie. With the Knicks folding down the stretch Thursday night against the Cavaliers, 125-118, blowing a nine-point lead in the final five minutes, it was another big struggle for…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ lottery hopes get boost after late collapse vs. Cavaliers
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 5:18:32 PM)

    David Fizdale’s tank machine is back. The Knicks blew a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter as the Cavaliers stole a 125-118 victory Thursday at the Garden. In collapsing as they have done so many times this season, the Knicks ended their two-game winning streak — both victories coming at the Garden. It looked as…

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s Knicks return is growing nearer
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 4:20:21 PM)

    Knicks injured point guard Frank Ntilikina hasn’t ruled out making his return during the Knicks’ three-game Western trip that begins Sunday in Los Angeles versus the Clippers. Ntilkina has been out with a groin strain since Jan. 28, and still hasn’t played with new point guard Dennis Smith Jr. The Knicks fly to Los Angeles…

  • [NYPost] Michael Beasley scares fans with alarming Instagram post
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 2:06:19 PM)

    The death of his mother is weighing heavily on Michael Beasley. Beasley’s fans are doing what they can to help support him after an alarming Instagram post from the former Knicks forward. Beasley’s mother, Fatima Smith, died Dec. 23 after a battle with cancer, while he was still a member of the Lakers. He is…

  • [NYPost] Henry Ellenson turns fast start into longer Knicks contract
    (Thursday, February 28, 2019 10:38:34 AM)

    Henry Ellenson’s breakout night Tuesday in the comeback victory over the Magic has already paid off. The Post reported before his bust-out Tuesday game the 6-11 power forward would sign another contract Friday, when his 10-day is up. The Post has confirmed ESPN’s report Thursday that the new plan is for the contract to be…

  • One reply on “Knicks Morning News (2019.03.01)”

    For the sake of his development, Knox should sit for a few games. For the sake of the tank, we need him on that wall.

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