New York Knicks: Players Who Need To Step Up After Season Opener

It was only one game, but a number of New York Knicks players need to step up following the 117-88 loss to LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The 2016-17 NBA regular season didn’t begin in the way that most New York Knicks fans expected it to. Victory may not have been a realistic goal, […] New York Knicks: Players Who Need To Step Up After Season Opener - Daily Knicks...
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New York Knicks: Joakim Noah, Kristaps Porzingis Praise Courtney Lee

New York Knicks shooting guard Courtney Lee has drawn high praise from two of his more high-profile teammates: Joakim Noah and Kristaps Porzingis. The New York Knicks retooled and reloaded during the summer of 2016. Team president Phil Jackson hired a new coach, signed three new starters, found a new sixth man, and landed a […] New York Knicks: Joakim Noah, Kristaps Porzingis Praise...
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Hornacek sure these two Knicks starters will be offensive factors

Joakim Noah and Courtney Lee made their Knicks debuts Tuesday and still are looking for their first points. The two new starters — who signed contracts that have a combined value of $122 million — were 0-for-6 shooting in posting goose eggs in the scoring column. Noah had just one shot attempt, missing an inside...
Via New York Post
11 hours ago

The Knicks have no defensive coach and a big problem

New Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek had his trusty defensive coordinator at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night for the season opener. Except Mike Longabardi no longer works for Hornacek, instead commanding the Cavaliers’ defense. Longabardi, fired by Phoenix brass as a sacrificial lamb in December, received his championship ring after which Hornacek’s Knicks defense played...
Via New York Post
14 hours ago

Carmelo’s iso game showed how a failed Knicks year would look

Carmelo Anthony was talking about his new teammate and his newest sidekick, Derrick Rose, maybe 40 minutes after the Knicks had opened their season with a humbling 117-88 thrashing at the hands of the Cavaliers on Tuesday night. Specifically, he was discussing the period of adjustment confronting Rose: old team to new, old system to...
Via New York Post
18 hours ago

Iman Shumpert jokingly calls out Kristaps Porzingis after collision

Cleveland Cavaliers swingman Iman Shumpert had to exit Tuesday’s season opener early after colliding with New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis, but he’s maintaining a good sense of humor about the whole business. Shumpert was driving late in the third quarter of Cleveland’s 117-88 victory when he inadvertently hit his head on Porzingis’ hip. He was down for several...
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New York Knicks: It Was Only The First Game Of The Season

The New York Knicks lost the season opener by a score of 117-88. It was a disappointing result, but it was also the first game of the 2016-17 season. The New York Knicks have opened the 2016-17 NBA regular season in less than encouraging fashion. For all of the hype and commotion, New York no-showed […] New York Knicks: It Was Only The First Game Of The Season - Daily Knicks -...
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Derrick Rose admits rust, still coming to grips with offense

Derrick Rose wasn’t bad on Tuesday night with 17 points in his New York Knicks debut, but the point guard admitted that he’s not all the way up to scratch yet. Rose, who admitted to feeling nervous before the game, turned the ball over four times to just one assist in the first half, and admitted that it was a combination of rust and coming to grips with the triangle offense...
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Cavaliers 117, Knicks 88: Scenes from a lugubrious lumping

If there’s such a thing as a championship hangover that starts with opening night of the following season, the Knicks sure had one. Cleveland just totally waxed the new look New Yorkers. I wouldn’t get too wrapped up in it. There is a lot of work to be done if they intend to make a playoff push. It wasn’t all bad. It was just really easy for the Cavs. Oh well. Hey look it’s...
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1 day ago

Knicks gaining momentum as a Las Vegas long shot

As the NBA season tips off, there are two clear favorites to win the championship in Golden State and Cleveland. But if betting the favorites is too easy, what team is the next best in line for bettors looking to score a few bucks this season? The New York Knicks, apparently. No team has seen their betting odds change as dramatically as the Knicks since the opening lines were first...
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Joakim Noah delivers another potshot at Cleveland’s expense

The New York Knicks are in Northeast Ohio for a Tuesday night match-up with the Cavaliers as the 2016-17 NBA regular season gets underway. And while it’s likely Knicks center Joakim Noah eagerly anticipates playing in his first official game as a member of his hometown NBA team, he clearly wishes he wasn't in Cleveland. The Cavaliers will raise their championship banner into...
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WATCH: New York Knicks are ready for Cleveland Rocks

New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek, forward Carmelo Anthony and guard Derrick Rose discuss the season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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Carmelo wants athletes to do more beyond anthem protests

Carmelo Anthony is all for calling attention to issues of social injustice, but the New York Knicks star feels it is time for those who have been protesting to take the next step. In an interview with Howard Beck and Jonathan Abrams of Bleacher Report, Anthony said it is time for professional athletes and others to go beyond simply taking a knee or raising a fist during the national...
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WATCH: Derrick Rose: “I’m Very Appreciative”

Derrick Rose returned to the Knicks on Saturday afternoon and is preparing for the season opener against the Cavs.
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WATCH: Derrick Rose returns to New York Knicks

After being cleared of charges during his civil trial, Derrick Rose returns to the New York Knicks and speaks to the media about preparing for the season as the Knicks open against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks 2016-2017 Season Outlook

The Sports Quotient team will lead up to the start of the 2016-2017 season with a series of installments, previewing each team’s outlook for the year based on last season and offseason moves. Without further ado:  1) The 2015-2016 Season 2015-2016 was an interesting year for the New York Knicks. Boos and tears rained in Brooklyn after they drafted Kristaps Porzingis fourth overall...
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Derrick Rose found not liable on all counts in rape case

A jury in Derrick Rose’s civil trial Wednesday found the New York Knicks point guard and his two friends not liable in the alleged rape of Rose’s ex-girlfriend, who sued the men for $21 million. A jury Wednesday found NBA star Derrick Rose and two friends did not rape a woman, handing the men a victory in a high-stakes civil trial. — Joel Rubin (@joelrubin) October...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: 1-on-1 with Lance Thomas: Adapting His Game, Knicks Uptempo Style, Prepping for the Season's Jonah Ballow chats with Lance Thomas about adapting his game since college, the Knicks uptempo style, and more.
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WATCH: Kevin Durant's role on the Warriors & Knicks chances this season with Jerry West

Kevin Durant's role on the Warriors & Knicks chances this season with Jerry West.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

A much different Jeremy Lin makes his return to New York

In the end, Linsanity ended with a thud, with Knicks general manager Glen Grunwald refusing to open his hotel door room to accept Houston's three-year offer sheet for Jeremy Lin during summer league. The league got involved, and in the end, the Knicks allowed Lin to leave, just five months after he took over the sports world, ruled Madison Square Garden and landed on back-to-back...
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Carmelo Anthony wants NBA to rebrand and expand D-League

As the NBA CBA negotiations loom closer, Carmelo Anthony has an idea about how the NBA should develop young players even further: re-brand the NBA’s D-League. “If I had it my way, I’d rebrand the whole D-League,” Anthony told ESPN. “I’d rebrand it so it’s not seen as a punishment.” The name “D-League” doesn’t sound the most appetizing, to be fair. Anthony...
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WATCH: 1-on-1 with Chasson Randle: What He's Learned From Jennings and Preseason Success's Jonah Ballow goes 1-on-1 with Chasson Randle to discuss what he's learned from Brandon Jennings and preseason success.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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