Knicks Morning News (2016.10.05)

  • [NYDN] Knicks bounced in preseason opener, trial hangs over Derrick Rose
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 9:40:46 PM)

    The Knicks clearly need all the practice they can get after getting bulldozed in their preseason opener.

  • [NYDN] Knicks, Rockets have display of unity, lock arms for anthem
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 9:01:19 PM)

    The Knicks talked about making a gesture of unity during the national anthem. So they included every player on both rosters.

  • [NYDN] Lawyers say Derrick Rose violated gag order in rape trial
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 4:49:51 PM)

    Lawyers for the woman accusing Knicks guard Derrick Rose of rape are griping that he violated a gag order.

  • [NYDN] Joakim Noah out for Knicks preseason opener in Houston
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 4:14:17 PM)

    Joakim Noah and the Knicks had an injury-free training camp. Right up until the very last play.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose thinking exoneration and not a settlement
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 1:37:59 PM)

    Facing a flight to L.A. on Wednesday and missed Knicks practices, Derrick Rose was more eager for exoneration than a quick solution.

  • [NYDN] A look at the greatest athletes who failed at coaching
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 10:40:25 AM)

    Don’t quit your old day job.

  • [ESPN] Wednesday’s Knicks News: Rose, Noah may be unavailable for awhile
    (Wednesday, October 05, 2016 4:57:37 AM)

    Wednesday’s Knicks News: Rose, Noah may be unavailable for awhile

  • [ESPN] Rose defense told lack of black jurors ‘tough luck’
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 8:27:44 PM)

    Rose defense told lack of black jurors ‘tough luck’

  • [ESPN] C’s, more NBA teams join in anthem movement
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 7:48:41 PM)

    C’s, more NBA teams join in anthem movement

  • [ESPN] Vote: Which team will win the NBA title?
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 7:45:32 PM)

    Vote: Which team will win the NBA title?

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Rose to play game, fly to L.A. for trial
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 12:56:11 PM)

    Knicks’ Rose to play game, fly to L.A. for trial

  • [ESPN] Jeff Hornacek plans to speed up Knicks’ triangle offense
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 9:30:33 AM)

    Jeff Hornacek plans to speed up Knicks’ triangle offense

  • [NYTimes] Embiid, Saric Debut as 76ers Begin Without Simmons
    (Wednesday, October 05, 2016 5:42:32 AM)

    The Philadelphia 76ers finally had some good news as they deal with the bad news of Ben Simmons’ injury.

  • [NYTimes] Parker Scores 29 Points to Lead Sparks Over Sky
    (Wednesday, October 05, 2016 4:15:51 AM)

    Candace Parker is finally in the WNBA Finals.

  • [NYTimes] Embiid, Saric Debut as 76ers Begin Without Simmons
    (Wednesday, October 05, 2016 3:33:57 AM)

    The Philadelphia 76ers finally had some good news as they deal with the bad news of Ben Simmons’ injury.

  • [NYTimes] Longtime WNBA Director Renee Brown Stepping Down
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 5:13:23 PM)

    Renee Brown has been at the WNBA since its inception. Twenty years after joining the league, the WNBA’s chief of basketball operations and player relations is stepping down this month.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose making both court dates
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 11:58:27 PM)

    Derrick Rose called it “a blessing” to be with the Knicks and able to play in their preseason opener Tuesday night. But Rose is leaving the team Wednesday for his civil sexual assault trial that could keep out of multiple practices, at the least.

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah may miss Knicks’ preseason opener with hamstring issue
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 3:44:00 PM)

    HOUSTON — A hamstring issue could prevent Joakim Noah from playing in the Knicks’ preseason opener Tuesday night against the Rockets.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose’s civil rape trial starts on same day Knicks open preseason schedule
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 11:24:00 AM)

    LOS ANGELES — On the same day the New York Knicks’ preseason begins, the NBA team’s newly acquired star Derrick Rose will begin trial in a $21 million rape lawsuit.

  • [NYPost] Why Knicks may be missing Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah for awhile
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 8:47:40 PM)

    HOUSTON — As the Knicks move on from Tuesday’s 130-103 preseason shellacking vs. the Rockets, they could be without their two key offseason acquisitions from Chicago for the foreseeable future. Derrick Rose will leave the Knicks on Wednesday and fly to Los Angeles to join the $21.5 million civil trial for alleged sexual assault, which…

  • [NYPost] D’Antoni happy to talk NYC coaches but don’t ask him about Carmelo
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 7:33:35 PM)

    HOUSTON — New Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said he thinks New York City has a couple of very fine head basketball coaches in Jeff Hornacek and Kenny Atkinson. Atkinson was D’Antoni’s assistant with the Knicks during the “Linsanity’’ days of 2012, credited for being his trusty workout guy. Now Atkinson will lead the Nets with…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ awful defense upstages Derrick Rose’s promising debut
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 6:42:34 PM)

    HOUSTON — The Knicks were more “Superbad’’ than “Superteam’’ in a dreary preseason opener. New point guard Derrick Rose referred to the Knicks as a “superteam’’ in the offseason, and he showed bursts of brilliance driving to the basket for buckets in scoring 16 points (7-for-14) with five assists in his club debut on his…

  • [NYPost] Knicks unveil their national anthem statement
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 5:07:04 PM)

    HOUSTON — During the national anthem before Tuesday’s preseason opener, players from the Knicks and Rockets lined up together with their arms interlocking with those of their neighbors. Joakim Noah, out with a hamstring injury, had his arms linked with Houston’s James Harden who, in turn, put his arm around fellow All-Star Carmelo Anthony. Noah…

  • [NYPost] Defense lawyers at Derrick Rose rape trial play the race card
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 12:37:46 PM)

    Defense lawyers at the Derrick Rose civil rape trial played the race card less than two hours into jury selection Tuesday — but their arguments fell flat with the judge overseeing the blockbuster case against the Knicks’ new point guard. A lawyer for Rose’s two co-defendants — longtime pals Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen —…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose doesn’t plan on settling rape lawsuit
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 8:57:04 AM)

    HOUSTON — Derrick Rose said he will leave the Knicks on Wednesday to join the $21.5 million civil sexual assault trial that began Tuesday morning in Los Angeles and doesn’t know when he’ll return to New York. The Knicks will not practice Wednesday, when they will fly back from Houston. Rose will start at point guard…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks lose to Rockets, 130-103, in preseason opener
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 10:30:22 PM)

    The New York Knicks opened the preseason with a 130-103 loss to the Houston Rockets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Noah out Tuesday due to sore hamstring
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 6:45:40 PM)

    Joakim Noah will miss Tuesday night’s game due to a sore left hamstring.

  • [SNY Knicks] It’ll take time for Knicks to believe in new coach Jeff Hornacek
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 10:00:03 AM)

    There is pressure on new coach Jeff Hornacek to build team chemistry and implement the triangle into the offense in his first season with the New York Knicks.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose rape trial starts day of Knicks preseason start
    (Tuesday, October 04, 2016 7:50:49 AM)

    On the same day the New York Knicks’ preseason begins, the NBA team’s newly acquired star Derrick Rose will begin trial in a $21 million rape lawsuit.

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