Knicks’ options to solve their never-ending point guard crisis

The third-quarter turnover versus Utah didn’t decide Sunday’s game but was emblematic of this melancholy Knicks’ season without a point guard. Facing his former team, starting point guard Alec Burks threw a short pass to Julius Randle on the perimeter. Juancho Hernangomez made an easy interception of the telegraphed feed, sprinted downcourt, and got fouled … Read more

Knicks continue to search for answers at point guard

LOS ANGELES — Since Kemba Walker handed in his resignation for the season during the All-Star break, Alec Burks has been reappointed as the Knicks’ starting point guard, even though he’s playing out of position. It became a controversial move, with the fan base to see more of rookie Miles McBride running the show. Or … Read more

Kemba Walker will get healthy and play again

PHOENIX — Legendary former UConn coach Jim Calhoun knows one thing about his former point guard, Kemba Walker. He is going to play again. Battling a balky left knee, the 31-year-old Walker decided to shut it down for the season during the All-Star break, but the Knicks have provided little information about his future. Walker … Read more

Kemba Walker, Knicks agree he won’t play rest of season

The clock has struck midnight on Kemba Walker’s homecoming — for this season and perhaps altogether. The Knicks and the veteran point guard, just six months removed from a ballyhooed press conference to celebrate his signing, have agreed that he will sit out the rest of this season to start preparing for next season. Where … Read more

Knicks’ top second-half storylines after NBA All-Star break

A year after outperforming expectations and capturing a surprise playoff berth, the Knicks find themselves underperforming expectations and in danger of missing the playoffs. Tom Thibodeau’s crew limped into the All-Star break with a record of 25-34, in 12th place of the Eastern Conference, having lost 13 of their past 16 games and sitting 3 … Read more

Tom Thibodeau may make huge Knicks changes after NBA All-Star break

The next time we see the Knicks, they could look very different. By the time they return to the court, a full nine days after their latest disastrous loss, there may be major changes. Coach Tom Thibodeau hinted at that very real possibility, saying after Wednesday’s ugly setback to the Nets in which his team … Read more

Knicks blow huge lead to Trail Blazers, end trip on sour note

PORTLAND, Ore. — Another game out west. Another double-digit lead choked away, this one the most shameful. The Knicks gagged on a 23-point advantage in the second half Saturday as the Trail Blazers pounded them into submission in a shocking 112-103 come-from-behind victory at Moda Center. The Blazers made a 40-16 run in the second … Read more

Knicks’ Evan Fournier, Kemba Walker may be shipped at trade deadline

SAN FRANCISCO — Evan Fournier still thinks this Knicks group could work. Fournier may be the eternal optimist. Knicks brass is frantically looking to make at least one move to shake up a roster that has nosedived into 12th place and a 24-31 record entering Thursday’s trade deadline. The Knicks have made the entire roster … Read more