Game Thread: New York Knicks @ Minnesota Timberwolves

This schedule is so bizarre.

I was away with my wife for our anniversary and I figured I’d still post a game thread, but I thought they were in Sacramento because they were playing Minnesota tonight, but no, yesterday they come home from a West Coast trip and then tonight they’re back on a West Coast trip? What the heck?

Anyhow, let’s go, MitchRob!

Knicks Morning News (2019.03.10)

  • [NYDN] VIDEO: James Dolan threatens to ban Knicks fan for yelling ‘sell the team’
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 2:20:00 PM)

    We feel your pain, pal.

    Thin-skinned Knicks owner James Dolan was gently berated by a fan Saturday afternoon in the final minutes of yet another ugly loss for his team at the Garden, according to video obtained by TMZ Sports.

    The video shows an unidentified male yelling “Sell the team,” as Dolan…

  • [NYDN] Drafting Right: De’Aaron Fox torches the Knicks as young star scores 30 in Sacramento’s 102-94 win at Garden
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 1:00:00 PM)

    The Knicks have three point guards on the roster who were drafted in the top-9 since 2015 (Dennis Smith Jr., Emmanuel Mudiay, Frank Ntilikina). The Kings have one — De’Aaron Fox — and he was, by far, the best player on the court Saturday afternoon.

    Fox punished the Knicks with 30 points and eight…

  • [Sports Illustrated] Knicks Owner James Dolan Kicks Fan Out of Game for Telling Him to Sell the Team
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 5:03:49 PM)

    Apparently all it takes to get kicked out of MSG is to talk a little trash to James Dolan.

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Dolan, Free Agents, Trier, Draft
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 7:17:36 PM)

    Knicks owner James Dolan had an altercation with another fan today, according to Joseph Staszewski of The New York Post. Late in this afternoon’s loss to the Kings, a fan yelled “Sell the team!” to Dolan as he left his courtside seat. In a TMZ video, Dolan stops, calls the fan rude and allegedly threatens […]

  • [FOXsports] De’Aaron Fox carries Kings to 102-94 victory over Knicks
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 2:35:57 PM)

    De’Aaron Fox scores 30 points to lead Kings to 102-94 to victory over in opener of 4-game trip

  • [YahooSports] GAME RECAP: Kings 102, Knicks 94
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 8:11:18 PM)

    De’Aaron Fox leads Sacramento past New York, 102-94.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks owner James Dolan bans fan from MSG for yelling ‘Sell the team!’
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 7:53:55 PM)

    As Knicks owner James Dolan left the Madison Square Garden floor early during his team’s loss on Saturday, one fan decided to speak his mind and it didn’t go so well.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks Takeaways from Saturday’s 102-94 loss to Kings
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 2:44:42 PM)

    The Knicks extended their losing streak to six games on Saturday after their comeback attempt against the Kings fell short.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Roundup: Nets Defeat Hawks to Move Up in Playoff Race
    (Sunday, March 10, 2019 3:37:06 AM)

    Spencer Dinwiddie scored 23 points for the Nets, who won their third in a row and tied Detroit for sixth in the Eastern Conference. The Knicks lost at home to the Kings.

  • [NYPost] David Fizdale can’t put a finger on why Kevin Knox is slumping
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 10:14:36 PM)

    David Fizdale has watched Kevin Knox working every day to climb out of a prolonged rookie slump, but Saturday once again was not the breakout day for the Knicks’ first-round pick. Knox missed nine of 12 shots and scored just seven points in a quiet 23 minutes in a 102-94 loss to the Kings at…

  • [NYPost] James Dolan threatens to ban fan who tells him to sell Knicks
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 12:23:21 PM)

    James Dolan really doesn’t want to hear the cries for him to sell the Knicks. As Dolan walked away from his courtside seat at Madison Square Garden in the closing minutes of the Knicks’ loss to the Kings on Saturday afternoon, a fan yelled “Sell the team!” at the billionaire owner, as seen in a…

  • [NYPost] Link to NCAA corruption is no longer Dennis Smith’s problem
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 11:31:30 AM)

    If Dennis Smith Jr. was bothered by his name once again being linked to the federal case involving corruption in college basketball, he didn’t act like it Saturday afternoon at the Garden. For the first quarter of the Knicks’ noon-start game against the Kings, Smith was the best player on the floor. Smith scored 11…

  • [NYPost] Knicks lose again as uncertain futures are taking toll
    (Saturday, March 09, 2019 9:36:52 AM)

    The Knicks have taken small solace in the rare individual strides a few emerging players have made this season, but coach David Fizdale still hasn’t been able to make as much headway as he’d hoped in implementing a team concept for a squad sporting the worst record in the NBA. With an eye on free…