Game Thread: New York Knicks @ Sacramento Kings

A loss here would be bad for the Lakers, so get it done, Knicks!

Let’s go, MitchRob!

Knicks Morning News (2019.03.04)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Durant, DSJ, Hernangomez, KP, Robinson
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 4:57:09 PM)

    The Knicks are set to play the Clippers on Sunday, but the real battle between the two teams will be for Kevin Durant in free agency this summer, writes Marc Berman of the New York Post. Durant, who’s expected to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, will register interest from several teams across […]

  • [NYDN] Knicks stuck in ‘mud’ during latest blowout loss
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 3:00:00 PM)

    LOS ANGELES — The Knicks were out of it.

    David Fizdale’s team gave up 82 points in the first half en route to a humiliating 128-107 loss to the Clippers on Sunday.

    “We were in mud,” Fizdale said. “No matter who I put out there they were just heavy-legged and just really out of it mentally. It was…

  • [FOXsports] Clippers send Knicks to 50th loss with 128-107 victory
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 10:17:02 PM)

    Clippers hit 19 3-pointers.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Playoff Mode? LeBron James and the Lakers Are Failing to Activate
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 11:21:21 PM)

    A move West came with dire warnings, but the reality is setting in that a James-led team might miss the playoffs.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Giannis Antetokounmpo Is N.B.A. Must-See TV, and Maybe the M.V.P.
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 8:00:04 AM)

    Nearly two years after he was challenged to win the league’s Most Valuable Player Award, the Bucks star may be on the verge of upending the Eastern Conference to do so.

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Jordan to sit 4th straight for ailing ankle
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 2:55:52 PM)

    DeAndre Jordan will miss the Knicks’ game Sunday against the Clippers with a sprained left ankle. It’s the fourth straight game the New York center will miss due to the injury.

  • [NYPost] The Knicks’ draft picks are going in different directions
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 5:12:54 PM)

    LOS ANGELES — The surge by rookie center Mitchell Robinson continued amid the wreckage of the Knicks’ 128-107 loss to the Clippers on Sunday. Keying their second-half rally, Robinson mounted 16 points on 7-of-8 shooting with 13 rebounds and four blocks. He had one emphatic block on Clippers young stud Montrezl Harrell at the rim…

  • [NYPost] Knicks get absolutely torched in the Kevin Durant bowl
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 1:07:36 PM)

    LOS ANGELES — Let’s hope Kevin Durant wasn’t watching. If Durant leaves Golden State, there’s belief he would choose between the Knicks and Clippers. And there’s no comparison who has the better pieces. In their first meeting this season, the Clippers blew the Knicks out onto Figueroa Avenue in the first half, administering a mighty…

  • [NYPost] Doc Rivers loved Knicks’ Porzingis trade for a few reasons
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 11:01:11 AM)

    LOS ANGELES — Doc Rivers had made no secret about his love of Kristaps Porzingis, who once tweeted “LA Clippers” with three smiling emojis. But the Clippers coach said Knicks brass did the right thing in its blockbuster trade on Jan. 31. In addition to cap space, the Knicks inherited one of Rivers’ favorite players…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks players whose stock is rising or falling down the stretch
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 7:58:08 PM)

    While some Knicks players have shown their potential in the month since the Kristaps Porzingis trade, others have seen their stocks fall.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks takeaways from Sunday’s 128-107 loss to the Clippers
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 5:52:57 PM)

    The Knicks trailed by as many as 38 points as they were blown out by the Los Angeles Clippers 128-107 on Sunday at Staples Center.

  • [SNY Knicks] One game back for worst record in NBA, Knicks face Clippers on Sunday
    (Sunday, March 03, 2019 12:13:33 PM)

    The Knicks have won just 13 times this season, but three have come in the club’s last five games.