Obi Toppin, Immanuel Quickley prompting Knicks’ questions

Obi Toppin, Immanuel Quickley prompting Knicks' questions

It looked as promising as any development in this poor season. Immanuel Quickley rushed the ball downcourt and saw Obi Toppin sprinting step-for-step with his defender. Well aware of his teammate’s explosiveness, Quickley lobbed a lead pass that assumed Toppin would break away, and he did for an easy dunk in Sunday’s third quarter. The … Read more

Immanuel Quickley’s triple-double powers Knicks over Magic

Immanuel Quickley's triple-double powers Knicks over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. — RJ Barrett and Mitchell Robinson wanted to forget their performances in the blowout loss to Cleveland on Saturday. Immanuel Quickley and Obi Toppin wanted to continue their momentum. It all happened in a perfect storm that featured the first triple-double of Quickley’s career. A day later, Barrett and Robinson reversed their fortunes … Read more

Julius Randle denies seeking trade from Knicks after hearing boos

Julius Randle denies seeking trade from Knicks after hearing boos

Julius Randle heard a fair amount of boos during pregame introductions, but the Knicks’ highest-paid player forcefully denied suggestions that he is seeking a trade in the offseason or that he isn’t committed to the organization long term. “That’s not true, bro. That’s just not true, simple as that, it’s not true at all,” Randle … Read more

Julius Randle hears boos in Knicks’ loss to Hornets

Julius Randle hears boos in Knicks' loss to Hornets

Julius Randle heard a fair amount of boos during pregame introductions, and the Knicks couldn’t keep the late-season good times rolling amid rumblings of their highest-paid player’s unhappiness in New York. Randle scored 21 points with seven assists, but the Knicks couldn’t fully erase a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter as their season-best winning … Read more

Knicks beat Bulls for season-high fourth straight victory

Knicks beat Bulls for season-high fourth straight victory

The Knicks’ late-season surge continued at four games and they hardly needed Julius Randle to beat the Bulls 109-104 at the Garden on Monday. For the second straight day, Alec Burks hit the game-sealing corner 3-pointer with 22 seconds left off a great feed from Immanuel Quickley that stretched the Knicks’ lead to four. Burks … Read more

Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau lashes out at social media critics

Knicks' Tom Thibodeau lashes out at social media critics

MIAMI — After a season rife with second-guessing of his rotations and starting lineup, Tom Thibodeau expressed concern that media and social media has tried to drive a wedge between his team by pitting player vs. player. The central theme of a season gone bad revolved around incessant questions on whether certain guys were getting … Read more

Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau lashes out at social media critics

Knicks' Tom Thibodeau lashes out at social media critics

MIAMI — After a season rife with second-guessing of his rotations and starting lineup, Tom Thibodeau expressed concern that media and social media has tried to drive a wedge between his team by pitting player vs. player. The central theme of a season gone bad revolved around incessant questions on whether certain guys were getting … Read more

Knicks’ youngsters go wild to spark comeback win over Heat

Knicks' youngsters go wild to spark comeback win over Heat

MIAMI — Scores of New Yorkers flock to South Florida in March for Spring Break to have a jolly time, and Friday night, the Knicks’ youngsters had the time of their lives. After a real boring three quarters, with the Knicks trailing the mighty Heat by 15 points, they started throwing a party — with … Read more

Knicks use balanced attack, 3-point barrage to sink Hornets

Knicks use balanced attack, 3-point barrage to sink Hornets

CHARLOTTE, NC — It’s too little too late, but the Knicks staged a perfect night at Spectrum Center with a blend of young and old producing. While veteran guard Evan Fournier set a franchise record for most 3-pointers in a season, breaking John Starks’ mark, the Knicks youngsters were impressive, RJ Barrett was efficient and … Read more