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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.20)

[NYTimes] Johnny Kline, Globetrotter Turned Advocate, Is Dead at 86 (Sunday, August 19, 2018 5:05:41 PM) After overcoming heroin addiction, he became a drug abuse counselor and founded an organization to help long-forgotten black basketball players. [NYDN] EXCLUSIVE: City preschools shut out hundreds of kids with severe disabilities (Monday, August 20, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Paola Estevez knows when her daughter Jacelyn is suffering, even though the brown-eyed 3-year-old is limited by severe autism and knows only a few words. So it didn’t take long for the Bronx mom to realize that the little girl was in pain from her commute …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.19)

[NYDN] City ambulance ran me down then took off, now I’m about to lose my home: Brooklyn woman (Sunday, August 19, 2018 3:00:00 AM) A transgender Brooklyn woman who says she was severely injured on her bicycle in a hit-and-run with an FDNY ambulance has been teetering on the brink of ruin for two years because the city refuses to fess up to the accident. Aleliana Boyer, 34, says the injuries she suffered in the crash have left… [NYDN] MONEY PIT: City spends millions to lease largely vacant office building in Jamaica, Queens (Sunday, August 19, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Office …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.18)

[NYTimes] Johnny Kline, Globetrotter Turned Advocate, Is Dead at 86 (Friday, August 17, 2018 6:38:31 PM) After overcoming heroin addiction, he became a drug abuse counselor and founded an organization to help long-forgotten black basketball players. [NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. buying in to David Fizdale’s Knicks program (Friday, August 17, 2018 4:03:33 PM) Knicks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. wasn’t in a pleasant mood the day former head coach Jeff Hornacek got canned after the season finale in mid-April, saying he couldn’t “wrap my thoughts around what management thinks.’’ Of course, Hardaway had no idea at the time that Hornacek’s successor …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.17)

[NYDN] Man fighting flesh-eating bacteria from N.J. waters undergoes amputations (Friday, August 17, 2018 3:00:00 PM) A New Jersey man started his day fishing for crabs but returned home with a body full of flesh-eating bacteria. Angel Perez of Millville, N.J., was crabbing in the Maurice River in Matts Landing on on July 2, when he contracted gangrene through a bacterial infection menacingly called Vibrio necrotizing… [NYDN] Cardinal Dolan appalled by Pa. pedophile report, confident church now dealing with predator priests (Friday, August 17, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Timothy Cardinal Dolan puts the blame directly on the Catholic Church for whitewashing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.16)

[SNY Knicks] Here’s where ESPN predicts Knicks will finish in the East (Wednesday, August 15, 2018 7:36:58 PM) ESPN came out with its predictions for where each NBA team will finish in their respective conference. And let’s just say they don’t agree with Metta World Peace. [NYDN] If you want a six-figure salary, get a job in this industry (Thursday, August 16, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Technology is a constant in everyday life — and its significance is reflected in employees’ paychecks. More than half of the highest-paying jobs in the country — 13 of 25 — are in the technology …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.15)

[NYDN] Omarosa pal says a ‘White House Greatest Hits box set’ of tapes will keep coming if Trump keeps tweeting (Wednesday, August 15, 2018 3:00:00 AM) The hits keep coming and she’s just getting started. TV host and longtime Omarosa Manigault Newman associate Jawn Murray insists the former White House liaison isn’t bluffing when she claims to have more recordings from her year in the Trump administration. “There is inflammatory stuff on these… [NYDN] Nokia brings back its ‘banana phone’ – and other phones that rocked our world (Wednesday, August 15, 2018 3:00:00 AM) There have been plenty of cell …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.14)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Kanter, Nets’ Dinwiddie engage in Twitter beef (Monday, August 13, 2018 11:48:56 PM) The Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie said the Knicks weren’t even the best team in the state. And Knicks center Enes Kanter wasn’t happy with that. [SNY Knicks] Metta World Peace thinks Knicks will make Eastern Conference Finals (Monday, August 13, 2018 8:26:01 PM) Metta World Peace thinks the Knicks and Pacers will play for a spot in the NBA Finals. [SNY Knicks] Former Knick Carmelo Anthony expected to sign deal with Rockets Monday (Monday, August 13, 2018 11:10:47 AM) Former Knicks F Carmelo Anthony has …continue reading