Knicks Morning News (2019.03.16)

  • [NYDN] Knicks misery continues with yet another loss in San Antonio
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 8:20:00 PM)

    SAN ANTONIO — LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 109-83 on Friday night to extend their season-best winning streak to seven games.

    DeMar DeRozan and Bryn Forbes each had 13 points for San Antonio, whose previous season high was five…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ rookie call-up picks up right where he left off
    (Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:15:04 AM)

    SAN ANTONIO — Is it possible rookie point guard Kadeem Allen has a firmer future as a Knick next season than Frank Ntilikina does? Allen, playing on a two-way G-League contract, was summoned from Westchester to face the Spurs on Friday as a sub for Dennis Smith Jr., who was dealing with a back injury….

  • [NYPost] Knicks drubbed by Spurs as tank machine keeps chugging along
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 7:27:17 PM)

    SAN ANTONIO — So you thought it would be a season sweep? Two-and-half weeks after the Knicks routed the Spurs at the Garden to snap their 18-game home losing streak, order was restored. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 18 points to lead six double-figure scorers as San Antonio (40-29) won their seventh straight in a 109-83 revenge…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Kevin Knox will take rookie lessons into offseason training
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 2:24:09 PM)

    SAN ANTONIO — Kevin Knox is grateful the Knicks have shown patience and not shown him the G League. In San Antonio, the Spurs rookie first-round pick Lonnie Walker IV has spent most of the season developing in the G League – part of a strategy often employed by that organization. As the season winds…

  • [SNY Knicks] Possible Knicks draftee Zion Williamson scores game-winning basket for Duke in win over UNC
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 11:39:24 PM)

    Zion Williamson was at it again on Friday, scoring 31 points and making the game-winning basket to lift Duke past rival North Carolina, 74-73.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks Takeaways from Friday’s 109-83 loss to Spurs
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 10:39:37 PM)

    The Tank kept rolling through San Antonio as the Knicks were routed by the Spurs Friday night, 109-83. New York has now lost eight straight games.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks finish road trip against Spurs at 8:30 p.m.
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 7:27:41 PM)

    The last-place Knicks finish a three-game road trip Friday night when they take on the surging Spurs at 8:30 p.m.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Dennis Smith Jr. out vs. Spurs with back injury
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 1:30:18 PM)

    Dennis Smith was added to the Knicks injury report on Thursday and Emmanuel Mudiay is in line to get the start at point guard.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Looking for Arizona Basketball? It Graduated to the N.B.A.
    (Friday, March 15, 2019 5:41:41 PM)

    Times are tough in the Pac-12, but the teachings of Lute Olson are carried on with the Warriors thanks to Steve Kerr, Andre Iguodala and Bruce Fraser.