Knicks Morning News (2016.08.31)

  • [NYPost] Testimony reveals Derrick Rose pressured gang-rape accuser into having a foursome
    (Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:44:26 PM)

    New Knicks point guard Derrick Rose pressured his ex-girlfriend, who is accusing him of gang rape, to have a foursome and to send him videos of her masturbating, his deposition reveals. The deposition was submitted late Monday in a California sexual-assault case filed by Rose’s unidentified former gal pal. The filing comes a week after…

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose kept asking gang-rape accuser for foursome
    (Tuesday, August 30, 2016 1:56:19 PM)

    The woman did exchange raunchy texts with the former Chicago Bulls star, but always shot down a request for multiple partners.

  • [SNY Knicks] O’Quinn’s return a sign of Knicks’ team continuity
    (Tuesday, August 30, 2016 3:41:14 PM)

    Under the radar, however, as a returning player is Kyle O’Quinn.

  • [NYTimes] Former Michigan State Star Appling Charged in New Case
    (Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:25:27 PM)

    Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with another weapons violation and other crimes.

  • [NYTimes] WNBA Back in Action After Olympic Break, Top Teams Slip Up
    (Tuesday, August 30, 2016 5:55:56 PM)

    The WNBA is back in full swing after the monthlong Olympic break and if the opening weekend was any indication, it’s going to be an exciting final few weeks.

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  • [SNY Knicks] If you can make open shots, Rose is willing to pass
    (Monday, August 29, 2016 9:58:32 AM)

    It’s been fun to really break down Derrick Rose the player since the Knicks acquired the former NBA MVP in June just prior to free agency. It’s clear that he has fans marking their respective calendars in great anticipation for Oct. 25 in Cleveland.

  • [SNY Knicks] Jennings’ passion already resonating with Knicks fans
    (Monday, August 29, 2016 8:35:02 AM)

    Brandon Jennings may not be the most consistent shooter and will likely come off the bench this season, but with a high ceiling, the New York Knicks could maximize his potential at guard.

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  • [SNY Knicks] Phil Jackson missed out on trading for Jae Crowder
    (Friday, August 26, 2016 11:15:24 AM)

    Jae Crowder is a glue guy who would have helped the Knicks. Would his presence have made them better? Hard to say.

  • [NYTimes] Dodgers Land Ruiz in Catcher Swap With Phillies
    (Friday, August 26, 2016 6:48:27 AM)

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired Carlos Ruiz from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for A.J. Ellis, the teams announced on Thursday.

  • [NYPost] Jackson: Knicks could’ve had this breakout star, but I blew it
    (Friday, August 26, 2016 7:33:39 AM)

    “I think the biggest mistake I made was actually this…” Phil Jackson’s public comments — as well as the written retrospectives he delivers through proxy Charley Rosen — often are shrouded in a thick layer of foggy psychological mumbo jumbo. But there’s nothing vague or indirect about the Knicks president’s stunningly honest confession in a…

  • [ESPN] Phil Jackson: Biggest mistake with Knicks was not trading for Jae Crowder
    (Friday, August 26, 2016 11:55:52 AM)

    Phil Jackson: Biggest mistake with Knicks was not trading for Jae Crowder

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson admitted his biggest mistake as Knicks president
    (Friday, August 26, 2016 8:50:51 PM)

    The Knicks have missed the playoffs in both of Phil Jackson’s seasons as team president, so the Zen Master has made his share of mistakes.

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  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks hiring of Hornacek hasn’t gotten enough praise
    (Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:00:00 PM)

    One massive change for the Knicks that has been overshadowed quite a bit this summer is the hiring of Jeff Hornacek.

  • [SNY Knicks] With Rose, the optics don’t match the analytics
    (Thursday, August 25, 2016 1:00:25 PM)

    The narrative surrounding Rose is that he’s not the player he was before injuries, unless you speak to his trainer Rob McClanaghan and Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook.

  • [SNY Knicks] Sports Illustrated not impressed by Knicks’ offseason
    (Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:20:09 AM)

    The Knicks added Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, and others this offseason, but Sports Illustrated gave their offseason an overall grade of D.

  • [NYTimes] WNBA President Wants Teams to Have Community Conversations
    (Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:30:52 PM)

    Lisa Borders and WNBA players are ready to move forward.

  • [NYPost] Carmelo makes bodega run in monogrammed bathrobe
    (Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:54:31 PM)

    Call Carmelo Anthony a robe warrior. The Knicks star strolled to a New York City convenience store with his family wearing what appears to be just a white robe with “Melo” embroidered on it in silver and a red and black Olympic baseball cap. Anthony’s wife La La captured the outing on her Snapchat, playfully…