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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.20)

[SNY Knicks] David Stern weighs in on whether James Dolan’s antics will impact Knicks in NBA free agency (Friday, April 19, 2019 9:12:59 PM) The Knicks are hoping for a big summer, but will James Dolan keep top free agents from signing with them? Former NBA commissioner David Stern shares his opinion on whether that’s the case, [NYTimes] An Underappreciated Tobias Harris Steals the Show as the 76ers Take a Playoff Lead (Friday, April 19, 2019 11:01:30 PM) Harris has been traded five times in eight seasons, but his latest stop, Philadelphia, may finally be a place he can call …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.19)

[Hoops Rumors] Steve Mills, Scott Perry Discuss Knicks’ Offseason (Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:54:27 AM) The Knicks are entering their most crucial offseason in years, but president of basketball operations Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry told reporters on Wednesday that they’re not necessarily feeling pressure to turn the team into an instant contender overnight with a series of major additions. As Marc Berman of The New York Post […] [SNY Knicks] Why former Duke star Jay Williams doesn’t want to see Zion Williamson with Knicks (Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:28:55 PM) Not everyone wants to see Zion in …continue reading

Hey, Mitchell Robinson, This is What Knickerblogger Said When You Were Drafted

In case you happen to check out Knickerblogger, I thought it’d be fun to show you what posters here had to say when you were drafted last June. People were very much into you from the start. Frank had some pre-pick thoughts… There really are some interesting names left. 9 picks left. I’d be super happy with: Frazier Okobo Melton Jacob Evans KBD Mitchell robinson Khyri Thomas Bruce Brown Justin Jackson Silky Johnson, Fleet Admiral of the Tank Armada announced the pick… Mitchell Robinson, not Deanthony Melton….. The reactions began… Frank Mitchell Robinson? I can roll with that. Brian Cronin …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.18)

[FOXsports] ‘We’re excited': Knicks have hopes for lottery, free agency (Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:05:16 PM) The New York Knicks are excited and optimistic [NYPost] Which recent lottery pick got a better review from Knicks brass? (Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:30:27 PM) Frank Ntilikina needs to become a better outside shooter. It’s that simple, according to the Knicks brass. As the team gears up for another draft with a certified top-five pick, Knicks executives still proclaim high hopes for their past two lottery picks: Ntilikina and rookie Kevin Knox. Judging by the lukewarm praise Wednesday from team… [NYPost] Knicks on …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.17)

[FOXsports] Beaten often but not beaten down, Fizdale eyes Knicks future (Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:16:48 PM) Beaten often but not beaten down, David Fizdale eyes New York Knicks future [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: A Hunger Artist Off the Bench, Lou Williams Helps the Clippers Feast (Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:55:34 AM) A smaller guard keeps himself ready for games by staying away from pregame meals. His routines have helped make him a player other players love to watch. [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: Mike Budenholzer Has Come a Long Way From Bucket of Blood Street (Tuesday, April 16, 2019 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.16)

[NYPost] This will take Mitchell Robinson’s game to a scary level (Monday, April 15, 2019 9:57:05 PM) Knicks center Mitchell Robinson dazzled the coaching staff with his knack for blocking 3-point shots during his rookie season. Among all of the rookie shot-blocking and field-goal percentage records he set, Robinson also led the NBA with 24 blocked 3-pointers. Now the goal for 2019-20 is for Robinson to launch his own 3-point shots. Robinson… [NYPost] Zion Williamson declares for NBA draft as Knicks waiting game begins (Monday, April 15, 2019 3:52:03 PM) For months, it had been considered just as many of …continue reading