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Monday, August 19, 2019

SNY: Mitchell Robinson, Allonzo Trier talk expectations for Knicks’ 2019-20 season

Ian Begley continues his fine work at his new digs with a quick interview with Mitchell Robinson and Allonzo Trier about the upcoming season at the NBA Rookie Development Program. Trier talked about shooting more threes and Robinson discussed his recurring foul trouble, noting, “I slide my feet more than I did (at the beginning of his rookie season). The game kind of slowed down for me at the end of last season. So the only thing I can do now is pick up where I left off last season, which is continue to stay out of foul trouble and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.08.13)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks 2019-2020 season schedule released, will open up at Spurs on Oct. 23 (Monday, August 12, 2019 4:35:54 PM) The Knicks 2019-2020 schedule has been released, and here’s some of the notable games to look out for. [SNY Knicks] WATCH: Nate Robinson recalls special moment with former Knick Steve Francis (Monday, August 12, 2019 3:38:56 PM) Nate Robinson has played with many NBA All-Stars and legends during his time in the league. But throughout his career, Robinson remembers a special moment with former Knick Steve Francis during his time in New York. [SNY Knicks] Here’s when the Knicks …continue reading

TheAthletic: Aldridge: How much better is your team since its season ended?

David Aldridge did his “offseason rankings” of all of the NBA teams at TheAthletic (subscription required and recommended). Aldridge is very much an “old school” guy when it comes to evaluating teams, but he’s also been around the block so long that it is still somewhat interesting to hear his thoughts (and I’d prefer there be a more recent post than Mitchell Robinson’s knee injury), so I’ll quote you a bit from his Knick write-up. He has them #19 out of 30 teams (strictly in how he viewed their offseason, not based on how good they are – he thought …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.08.09)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson nursing knee injury at Team USA camp in Las Vegas (Thursday, August 08, 2019 6:48:49 PM) Knicks fans received a bit of a scare on Thursday when it was learned that Mitchell Robinson has been dealing with a knee injury at Team USA World Cup training camp in Las Vegas. [SNY Knicks] Former Knicks free agency target Kevin Durant: ‘If I was leaving the Warriors, it was always going to be for the Nets’ (Wednesday, August 07, 2019 6:21:55 PM) Kevin Durant offered his thoughts on signing with the Nets and playing with Kyrie Irving …continue reading

NY Post: Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson dealing with knee injury at Team USA camp

Marc Berman freaks us all out: According to a Team USA source, Robinson suffered a knee injury and missed the first two days of practice, beginning with an informal workout Sunday. He returned for two days, but re-injured the knee Wednesday. Robinson was expected to miss Thursday’s set of scrimmages and practice. A member of the Knicks training staff is in Vegas with Robinson. According to a source close to Robinson, he’s been experiencing “just soreness,” and the team and his camp are being extra cautious after an MRI turned up clean. The scrimmages end Friday. The Knicks were set …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.08.08)

[NYPost] Kevin Durant tell-all: Hard Knicks truth and Warriors relief (Wednesday, August 07, 2019 2:49:01 PM) Kevin Durant finally has broken his silence. And his words likely will trigger Knicks fans’ pain — and delight Nets fans big time. “If I was leaving the Warriors, it was always going to be for the Nets,” Durant told Yahoo Sports in his first comments since his stunning free-agency decision. “They got the pieces… [NYPost] Kenyon Martin: Knicks’ free-agency disasters start with James Dolan (Tuesday, August 06, 2019 12:21:26 PM) Kenyon Martin’s 15-year career included a brief, 54-game stint with the Knicks. It …continue reading

NBA.com Canada: How RJ Barrett can impact the New York Knicks in his rookie season

Gilbert McGregor makes the case for the Knicks’ newest great hope… At Duke, Barrett averaged 4.3 assists per game, a mark that was second on the team and sixth among all players in the ACC. With even more talented players around him in the NBA, Barrett will continue to be able to create for others. In Summer League, Barrett’s playmaking ability was on full display in one game as he flirted with a triple-double by recording 21 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds. Thanks to his rebounding and ball-handling ability, Barrett will have plenty of opportunities to lead the break …continue reading