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New York Post

Frank Ntilikina is Knicks’ only hope at point guard

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Knicks point-guard dilemma looked as bad as advertised in the season opener, a 105-84 loss to the Thunder and Carmelo Anthony. Neither Ramon Sessions, Ron Baker nor French rookie Frank Ntilikina could do a thing. In Ntilikina’s case, it was understandable. After missing summer league, Ntilikina missed the final four preseason games...

New York Post

Knicks preview: Finding out how low they can go

The only question is whether Jeff Hornacek will replace Derek Fisher in the history books for worst single-season record for a Knicks coach. Probably not, but after an 0-5 preseason, it’s not out of the realm of possibility the rebuilding, post-Carmelo Anthony club could challenge 17-65. The new regime of Steve Mills and Scott Perry...

New York Post

Knicks’ new sharpshooter shows off skills in preseason loss

Doug McDermott had his first scoring binge in a Knicks uniform, just in time for the games to start to count. The sharpshooter, obtained from the Thunder in last month’s Carmelo Anthony trade, went off for 21 points as the Knicks wrapped up their preseason slate Friday night with a 110-103 loss to the Wizards...

New York Post

The numbers don’t agree, but Knicks see progress in a key area

The Knicks finished dead last in the league in defensive rating (points per 100 possessions) in the preseason. They gave up 112 points per game while going 0-5 (two losses to the Nets, two to the Wizards, one to the Rockets). Nevertheless, coach Jeff Hornacek, whose team opens Thursday in Oklahoma City, believes the Knicks...

Washington Wizards vs New York Knicks - Full Game Highlights | Oct 13, 2017 | 2017-18 NBA Preseason

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New York Post

A big sign the Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina is getting a big push

Frank Ntilikina is out … with a billboard. Entering the regular season, the Knicks’ rookie point guard will have as many preseason games under his belt as he does giant billboards. On Friday, a new Nike billboard of Ntilikina was unveiled, nearly completed, on a high-rise building next to the Garden. That’s a lot to...

New York Post

Knicks’ point guard situation remains murky

The horn has sounded on the preseason, it’s less than a week until opening night, and the Knicks’ picture at point guard — only the most important position in the modern NBA — remains out of focus. Frank Ntilikina, the franchise’s point guard of the future, sat out a fourth straight game because of a...

Thunderous Intentions

OKC Thunder players rank among leaders in preseason

Several players on OKC Thunder rank in the leader boards of preseason statistics. While 24 teams entered the night to complete the 2017 preseason the OKC Thunder wrapped up their truncated schedule Tuesday in Denver. The team is preparing for the regular season tip-off versus former OKC Thunder player Enes Kanter and his Knicks next […] OKC Thunder players rank among leaders in preseason - Thunderous Intentions - Thunderous Intentions - An Oklahoma City Thunder Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Newsday

Kristaps Porzingis, Frank Ntilikina likely out for Knicks' final preseason game

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- It seems likely that both Kristaps Porzingis and Frank Ntilikina will be sidelined for the Knicks' final preseason game Friday night against Washington at Madison Square Garden.

New York Post

Porzingis doesn’t sound optimistic about his last tune-up

The next time you see Kristaps Porzingis on the court, he may be shaking hands with mentor Carmelo Anthony at center court in Oklahoma City before tip-off. Whether Porzingis’ sore right hip allows him to play the preseason finale against Washington on Friday is still a mystery, but the Knicks’ 22-year-old franchise player vowed he’ll...

New York Post

Knicks stay winless in preseason, courtesy of James Harden

The Knicks seem primed for the regular season — if tanking is the goal. They remained winless in the preseason Monday night, hammered by the Rockets 117-95 at the Garden. Again looking incapable of defending the opponent, the Knicks fell to 0-4 this preseason with Friday’s finale against the Wizards remaining and have yet to...

Houston Rockets vs New York Knicks - Full Game Highlights | Oct 9, 2017 | 2017-18 NBA Preseason

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New York Post

Jeff Hornacek tries to pretend he wasn’t angry with Mike D’Antoni

Jeff Hornacek didn’t finish the thought, preferring silence to criticism. The Knicks coach seemed ticked the Rockets played their starters until the buzzer in Monday night’s preseason contest at the Garden. “No, I’m not surprised,” Hornacek said, when asked if he was fine with the move by Rockets coach and former Knicks head man Mike...

New York Post

Caris LeVert is seeing an improvement in key area

Allen Crabbe wasn’t the only Net to come back from a sprained ankle Sunday. Caris LeVert also made his preseason debut in the rout of the Knicks, and not only looked healthy but better than ever. “Caris, he definitely didn’t ease his way into the game,” Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said of LeVert. “He came...

New York Post

Porzingis exits with sore hip in Knicks’ ugly loss

It’s just three games of the preseason and the Knicks already appear a hot mess. With rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina sidelined with his bruised knee, Kristaps Porzingis was shut down in the second half Sunday night with a sore right hip and the Nets delivered the Knicks a second preseason pounding — 117-83 at...

New York Post

Hot mic catches MSG announcers ripping Kristaps Porzingis

A hot mic caught MSG personalities Alan Hahn and Wally Szczerbiak trashing Knicks power forward Kristaps Porzingis for his poor preseason display before the Nets eventually slaughtered the Knicks, 117-83, at Barclays Center on Sunday night. The Knicks were behind by as many as 38 points, and Porzingis was the furthest thing from a bright...

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New York Post

Knicks set to get one of their guards back vs. Rockets

At least Ron Baker will be back. Though rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina will miss his third straight preseason game Monday against the Rockets with his right-knee bruise, Baker is scheduled to make his preseason debut at the Garden. The bright light of last season as an undrafted rookie, Baker’s second training camp has been...

New York Post

Nets showing signs they could be best basketball team in NYC

With Floyd Mayweather seated in the front row, the Nets put a beating on the Knicks that the boxing champion would have been proud of. Yes, it was just preseason. No, it won’t count in the standings. But after rolling 117-83 on Sunday — and hammering their cross-river rivals twice in the span of three...

New York Post

Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina will miss another preseason game

Frank Ntilikina will sit out his second straight preseason game — Sunday against the Nets — and is still considered day-to-day with a knee bruise, but the 19-year-old said he could return to action Monday night against the Rockets. Ntilikina, who missed all of summer league because of the same injury, said he isn’t concerned...

New York Post

Enes Kanter takes over spotlight in Knicks preseason loss

WASHINGTON — Kristaps Porzingis rested and rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina sat out with a bruised knee, but Knicks center Enes Kanter showed what he can do on the offensive end in making his first preseason start. Kanter piled up 14 points in 14:38 of the first half and finished with a team-leading 16, but...

Truth About It

3 Takeaways From the Wizards vs the Knicks at the Vault

  Coach Brooks doesnt believe that the team is at a disadvantage by being the last team to face an NBA opponent this preseason. pic.twitter.com/tbfos2YUzo — Troy Haliburton (@TroyHalibur) October 6, 2017 The Wizards were the last NBA team to open the 2017 preseason against an NBA opponent, putting them squarely behind the 8-ball in terms […]

New York Post

Kristaps Porzingis isn’t ready to lose again

A plan is in place. The bar has been dropped. Before the Knicks’ preseason loss Friday to the Wizards, new general manager Scott Perry said he believes fans just want to see the team compete hard, and that “they can live with the results” — if the long-term direction of the franchise is positive. The...

Newsday

Joakim Noah out to prove himself after rough first season with Knicks

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Players entering their 11th season aren't normally excited about a meaningless preseason game, but Joakim Noah is.

Newsday

Frank Ntilikina to miss Knicks' preseason game Friday

GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The Knicks left for their first road preseason game Thursday without Frank Ntilikina.

New York Post

Frank Ntilikina injuries piling up early

Knicks rookie French point guard Frank Ntilikina will miss Friday’s preseason game in Washington with a bruised right knee. Ntilikina hurt his groin Monday but still played in the preseason opener Tuesday during which he looked smooth running the offense despite shooting just 1 of 7 and scoring 5 points. He picked up 3 assists...

Newsday

Knicks link arms during anthem

The Knicks stood together and linked arms during the national anthem before Tuesday night's preseason opener at the Garden.

New York Post

One Knick really wanted to take a knee for the anthem

No offense to commissioner Adam Silver, but new Knicks center Enes Kanter lobbied to take a knee during the national anthem before the preseason opener versus the Nets. Kanter, who hails from Turkey, instead went along with the idea to lock arms during the “Star Spangled Banner” to show unity against alleged police brutality against...

New York Post

Nets provide first clue on how they’ll use Russell and Lin

For those wondering how Jeremy Lin and D’Angelo Russell will coexist, the Nets’ preseason opening 115-107 win over the Knicks offered a glimpse: A point guard platoon. Russell had team-highs of 19 points and four assists in 16 minutes 44 seconds, and Lin added eight points and three assists in 20:54. They started together but...

New York Post

Time for talk is over as D’Angelo Russell makes Nets debut

For better or worse, the Nets have hitched their wagon to newcomer D’Angelo Russell, and they’ll unveil the face of the franchise in Tuesday’s preseason opener against the Knicks at the Garden. “It’s something good going against new competition. We’ve been going against the same guys all summer, so just to get out there and...

New York Post

Why Nets decided against national anthem protest

When the Nets open the preseason Tuesday night against the Knicks, they’re not expected to take part in any protest or other political gesture during the national anthem at the Garden. “We just had a discussion, but we feel like at this point we probably won’t do anything,” point guard Jeremy Lin told The Post....