Knicks Daily Links: Monday

Kristaps Porzingis deals with extra pressure with Carmelo Anthony sidelined: The Knicks hope Carmelo Anthony will return for Monday afternoon’s game against Philadelphia. But no one would like to see No. 7 back in uniform more than Kristaps Porzingis. -- Newsday

Matt Barnes fined $35,000 by NBA for Derek Fisher remarks: The NBA on Sunday fined Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes $35,000 for his remarks regarding his October altercation with Derek Fisher. -- Newsday

All-Star voting fans — and defenses — believing in Porzingis: It’s hard to imagine that if new 76ers assistant coach Mike D’Antoni or new adviser Jerry Colangelo were in place last June, Philadelphia would have passed on 7-foot-3 Latvian Kristaps Porzingis with the third pick in the draft and let him slip to the Knicks. D’Antoni and Colangelo are noted sophisticates of the international game. -- New York Post

Matt Barnes’ Derek Fisher hate shrinks his wallet again: Matt Barnes won the game Saturday but lost more money because of Knicks coach Derek Fisher. -- New York Post

Knicks rookie Porzingis getting star attention without Melo: Kristaps Porzingis says he has a lot to learn from Carmelo Anthony about being THE star. With Anthony out the last two games because of a sprained ankle, Porzingis has been the focus of the defense's attention, a burden that intensifies in crunch time. -- New York Daily News

Kristaps Porzingis joins Carmelo on Knicks' injury list: Kristaps Porzingis joined Carmelo Anthony on the injured list Friday, suffering from a sore shoulder that made his status questionable for Saturday’s game against the Grizzlies. The rookie had a sense of humor about it, perhaps because he’s still confident about playing in Memphis. -- New York Daily News

As Knicks Slip, Kristaps Porzingis Learns He Must Add Greed to His Game: Kristaps Porzingis sat at his locker at FedEx Forum on Saturday night with an ice bag strapped to his right shoulder and a towel draped around his neck. His shoulder felt fine, he said, but the team would continue to be cautious. -- The New York Times