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Jazz 108, Knicks 101: ‘They’re still playing these things?’

It was tense — too damn tense — but the Knicks pulled off the loss. For those who truly believe in the tank, these are truly harrowing times. In theory this should be a cakewalk — the Knicks’ closing schedule is brutal, and losing has always been their strength. But then you check the Tankathon standings and notice the sheer volume of L’s being put together by pretty much...
Via Posting and Toasting
2 hours ago

New York Knicks: 2017 NBA Draft Sleepers To Watch In Sweet 16

Which NBA Draft sleepers should the New York Knicks be watching and scouting during the Sweet 16 of the 2017 NCAA Tournament? The 2017 NBA Draft will go a long way towards defining Phil Jackson’s legacy as team president of the New York Knicks. Jackson has found a pair of quality young building blocks in Kristaps Porzingis and Willy […] New York Knicks: 2017 NBA Draft Sleepers...
Via Daily Knicks
4 hours ago

New York Knicks: Jeff Hornacek Takes Accountability For 2016-17

In a sea of pointed fingers and deflected blame, Jeff Hornacek is taking accountability for his shortcomings as head coach of the New York Knicks. No leader is clear of blame for the debacle that’s been the 2016-17 NBA regular season. The New York Knicks entered the current campaign with postseason hype and expectations, but have accumulated a […] New York Knicks: Jeff Hornacek...
Via Daily Knicks
5 hours ago

Jazz 108, Knicks 101: Scenes from some clutch fourth-quarter tanking

This club knows how to lose. Were you nervous, tank fans? The New York Knicks jumped out to a 13-point first-half lead over a super-lethargic Utah Jazz club. Gordon Hayward — he of the dapper Nazi haircut — couldn’t buy a bucket. Even after the Jazz made their inevitable third-quarter run and appeared to have the Knicks on the ropes, an 8-0 run in the final two minutes gave...
Via Posting and Toasting
10 hours ago

Knicks rookie gets shot despite sandwich gift to Clippers fans

SALT LAKE CITY — Knicks rookie center Marshall Plumlee thrilled Clippers fans at Staples Center on Monday night. Bricking two free throws with 1:09 left earned them free chicken sandwiches under a fourth-quarter fast-food promotion. It wasn’t the first time the 7-foot, 250-pound Plumlee pulled an oh-fer. In the first quarter, he barreled to the...
Via New York Post
13 hours ago

Brent Musburger admits he once bet on a game he broadcasted

Now that he’s out of traditional broadcasting and working on a Vegas sports gambling show, former CBS and ESPN broadcaster Brent Musburger has finally let his guard down and admitted he once bet on a game he called.Musburger gambled on a Lakers-Trail Blazers game back in the 1980s. He claims that although he’s bet on many other games throughout his life, that was the only time...
Via Awful Announcing
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek: Knicks will run triangle ‘exclusively’ next season

The New York Knicks will be exclusively running the triangle offense next season, according to head coach Jeff Hornacek.“Hornacek made it clear that the Knicks will be running the triangle offense exclusively from the beginning of training camp next season, and they want players who fit the system and buy into it,” states Newsday report from Al IannazzoneThe Knicks have gone...
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Speed Drills with Justin Holiday: Family competition, breakfast for dinner, favorite App, and more!

Knicks.com's Jonah Ballow puts Justin Holiday on the hot seat and asks about the family competition, most admired athlete, favorite App, and more on this episode of Speed Drills presented by Dunkin Donuts!
Via New York Knicks
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Triangle is here to stay, which means Knicks’ core may not be

SALT LAKE CITY – Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek sounded clear about the team’s offensive system for next training camp, but unclear on whether the club’s current Big 3 will be there to run it, saying it’s “something we’re going to really look at.’’ Hornacek, back in Utah, where a 20th anniversary reunion of his 1996-97...
Via New York Post
21 hours ago

Knicks to reduce Carmelo Anthony’s minutes, finally looking toward the future

The New York Knicks finally have the right idea.With in the past few days we’ve chronicled the odd situation around the team, highlighted by head coach Jeff Hornacek saying he wouldn’t bench starters, per ESPN’s Ian Begley: “Jeff Hornacek says he plans to play his veterans for the rest of the year unless he gets a directive from management to do otherwise.”Apparently Hornacek...
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Lottery's My Number: Kristaps Porzingis

Find out why Kristaps Porzingis wears the No. 6 in this episode of New York Lottery's My Number!
Via New York Knicks
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson honors the late Jerry Krause with touching statement

New York Knicks’ President of Basketball Operations and former Chicago Bulls head coach Phil Jackson issued a touching statement upon the death of his former colleague, Jerry Krause.In part, the statement reads “it was no secret that [Krause] built the dynasty in Chicago.” This is notable because Jackson and Krause had a notably toxic relationship, especially toward the end...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks ‘committed’ to moving Carmelo in offseason

The New York Knicks reportedly have conceded the Carmelo Anthony Era is at its end and intend to move the superstar in the coming offseason.Reports that Anthony, despite his no-trade clause, may be on his way out of New York have been occurring for seasons now. And speculation grew in intensity leading up to this season’s trade deadline. Despite the flurry of rumors that potentially...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sweet Sixteen players the New York Knicks should be watching

The New York Knicks are in a conundrum as presently composed, as they still have veterans and are attempting to win games, but find themselves located towards the basement of the NBA standings. At the moment, only six teams have a worse record at this point of the season with only 13 games remaining on the schedule. At this point, it would behoove the Knicks to lose games in order...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Porzginis knew early Knicks were 'not that good of a team'

Kristaps Porzingis was not buying into the New York Knicks.Porzingis admitted that he felt early on that, while the Knicks had talent, something wasn’t right and the team was going to struggle.“I think it was pretty easy to tell from the inside that we’re not that good of a team,” Porzingis said Sunday, via Marc Berman of the New York Post. “We can win games based on our...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo Anthony expresses doubt about future of Knicks

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony had to admit that he has started to question if he’ll ever be a part of a New York Knicks team that contends for a championship.Anthony said Monday that he thinks about missing out on the playoffs and not being on a contender frequently.“Honestly, I think about it a lot,” Anthony admitted, via Frank Isola of the New York Daily News.Anthony...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks say they aren’t tanking ... but nobody believes them

The New York Knicks have lost seven of their last 10 games and say they aren’t tanking—please.Phil Jackson and the Knicks apparently don’t want to lose games, but it’s hard to believe it based on the product they put on the court.Here’s a nugget from head coach Jeff Hornacek, per ESPN’s Ian Begley: In other words, the coach will keep playing guys like Carmelo Anthony...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Carmelo says losing this season ‘more difficult’ than past years

If the New York Knicks are trying to secure themselves the best possible spot in the NBA Draft lottery, they are doing a tremendous job. Winners of just five games since Feb. 4, the Knicks appear to be blatantly tanking.And Carmelo Anthony hates every second of it.With Thursday night’s loss to the Brooklyn Nets (New York’s second loss to the NBA’s worst team in three games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The New York Knicks are lost in the Triangle

New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek and point guard Derrick Rose give their latest take on the triangle offense, as their disappointing season crawls to a close.
Via SNY
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Is this the end for Jeff Hornacek as Knicks coach?

SNY's Daily News Live panel discusses whether or not New York Knicks president Phil Jackson will cut ties with coach Jeff Hornacek after his first season on the bench.
Via SNY
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Hornacek concedes Knicks unlikely to reach playoffs

The New York Knicks have again endured another one of the organization’s patented dysfunctional seasons. And head coach Jeff Hornacek seemed to drive the final nail in the coffin in this year’s nightmarish campaign by conceding the Knicks are unlikely to make a magical run to the postseason.Hornacek essentially accepted the seemingly inevitable endgame ahead of Tuesday’s game...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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