Trey Burke explains why he was a Jazz bust

SALT LAKE CITY — New Knicks point guard Trey Burke, back in Utah where he was a celebrated 2013 lottery pick who didn’t pan out, said the Jazz drafting Dante Exum before his second NBA season ruined his psyche. Back at the arena in which he played his first

Knicks nip Jazz as Tim Hardaway dominates in return as a starter

SALT LAKE CITY — Tim Hardaway Jr. returned to the starting lineup and returned to being a difference-maker. After three games of coming off the bench to preserve his minutes, all resulting in losses, Hardaway started and erupted. He finished with 31 points in 27 minutes as the Knicks

Trey Burke gives a brief glimpse at everything Knicks wanted

Trey Burke brought a new look at point guard — even if it was only for eight minutes. Making his Knicks debut, the newly signed jitterbug sparked the Knicks in a six-minute stint during the second quarter. Burke, the former Jazz lottery bust, showed a terrific handle — a

Hornacek picks good time to lay out Porzingis’ path to greatness

With criticism mounting about Kristaps Porzingis’ long-term durability, Jeff Hornacek quickly came to the 7-foot-3 Latvian’s defense on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday’s was the 26 best-looking points Porzingis has scored in a while, and it came at a perfect time. Even before the Nets game, Hornacek put

Knicks’ newest point guard hope is here

The worst-kept secret of the week became official Sunday when the Knicks announced they had signed point guard Trey Burke. After waiving Ramon Sessions on Saturday to create a roster spot, the Knicks inked the 2013 Jazz lottery pick to a contract before a 123-118 overtime loss to the

Porzingis busts through slump as Knicks run away from Nets

Kristaps Porzingis played his most efficient game of 2018, and the Knicks continued to have the Nets’ number. In starting out their seven-game road trip with a bang, the slumping Knicks manhandled the Nets, 119-104, in a Martin Luther King Day matinee at Barclays Center. Porzingis poured in 26

Knicks shuffle roster to give lottery bust a second chance

Knicks point guard Ramon Sessions was inactive for the first time Friday night in Minnesota and Saturday was officially waived by the Knicks. It will pave the way for the signing of former lottery pick Trey Burke, according to an industry source. The official announcement on Burke is

How Trey Burke has reinvented himself for this Knicks shot

Trey Burke, the Jazz lottery pick who fell from grace to the G League, says he’s a lot stabler than the rookie who entered the NBA as a cocky 19-year-old out of Michigan. After attending the final week of Knicks training camp in October, Burke has starred for the

Knicks nearing deal with G League point guard sensation

The Knicks didn’t want lightning-quick Westchester Knicks point guard Trey Burke to head to Wednesday’s G-League Showcase, a four-day event in Mississauga, Ontario, where all of the league’s talent will be on display. They didn’t want Burke to have a chance to show what the Knicks already know: He’s

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

Knicks add Trey Burke to chaotic point-guard situation

With Joakim Noah’s drug suspension for the first 12 games, the Knicks are granted an extra roster spot and likely will use it on a point guard. On Wednesday, the Knicks may have found one. They signed former Utah point guard Trey Burke to a non-guaranteed contract. He’s likely not here