Knicks Morning News (2016.07.03)

  • [New York Times] AP Sources: Mavs Plan Max Offer Sheet for Warriors’ Barnes (Sun, 03 Jul 2016 03:57:38 GMT)

    The Mavericks have informed representatives of Golden State’s Harrison Barnes that they intend to sign the restricted free agent to an offer sheet for a four-year, $95 million contract, two people with knowledge of Dallas’ plans said Saturday.

  • [New York Times] Summer League Action for NBA Teams Opens in Orlando (Sun, 03 Jul 2016 01:54:33 GMT)

    While the focus was on business, there was some basketball Saturday.

  • Knicks Morning News (2016.07.02)

  • [New York Times] Jeremy Lin Is Returning to New York (With the Nets) (Sat, 02 Jul 2016 04:18:29 GMT)

    Lin, the Harvard guard who electrified Knicks fans in 2012 with “Linsanity,” has agreed to a deal with the Nets, reportedly for three years and $36 million.

  • [New York Times] Joakim Noah Agrees to Sign With the Knicks After Meeting Officials for Dinner (Sat, 02 Jul 2016 05:28:28 GMT)

    Though no deal has officially been signed yet, the center met with team executives in Orlando on Friday and agreed to a four-year deal.

  • [New York Times] Chandler Parsons, Al Jefferson and Evan Turner Pick New Teams (Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:33:07 GMT)

    As the N.B.A. free agency period began, players who it was reported were not changing teams included Mike Conley, Andre Drummond, Hassan Whiteside and Bradley Beal.

  • [New York Times] NBA Players Cash In as Big Free Agency Period Opens (Sat, 02 Jul 2016 05:00:32 GMT)

    Mike Conley and All-Stars Andre Drummond and DeMar DeRozan are staying put. So are Hassan Whiteside and Nicolas Batum.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: Hawks Adding Dwight Howard, Keeping Bazemore (Sat, 02 Jul 2016 04:39:34 GMT)

    Dwight Howard is coming home to Atlanta.

  • [New York Post] Knicks’ big-time risks are worth it: They finally matter again (Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:54:37 -0400)

    There is skepticism attached to this, of course, and it really has little to do with Joakim Noah, even if those 29 games he played last year are a red flag, even if the fact he'll turn 32 next February is another, even if the reported cost of securing his services for the next four…

  • Knicks Morning News (2016.07.01)

  • [New York Times] Knicks Turn Their Rebuilding Strategy Up a Notch (Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:37:14 GMT)

    The team is said to be meeting with Joakim Noah, its primary target in the free-agent market.

  • [New York Times] U.S. Women Trace Olympic Basketball Success to 1976 (Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:33:35 GMT)

    The United States, currently on a 41-game Olympic winning streak, was not expected to qualify for the Games that year, but took home silver.

  • [New York Times] AP Source: DeMar DeRozan Staying With Raptors (Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:39:35 GMT)

    DeMar DeRozan turned the biggest year of his career into a very big contract.

  • [New York Times] Durant Meets With Thunder to Kick Off Free Agency Tour (Fri, 01 Jul 2016 05:42:43 GMT)

    Kevin Durant started his free agency tour in a familiar place.

  • [New York Post] Ex-teammate talks playing with Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah (Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:07:27 -0400)

    SiriusXM NBA Radio host and former Bulls/Nets forward Brian Scalabrine talks about his time playing with Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah and free agency with The Post's Justin Terranova. Q: What would Joakim Noah bring to the Knicks? A: He's one of the best passing big men, along with Marc Gasol, in the NBA. Jo…