Knicks Morning News (2017.07.31)

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose wanted no part of the Knicks’ plans for him
    (Sunday, July 30, 2017 8:28:54 PM)

    Kyrie Irving wants the Knicks. Derrick Rose did not. The divorce was mutual when Rose accepted the Cavaliers’ veteran minimum for one year, $2.1 million last week. The Knicks, who kept in contact with Rose until the end, never offered him the veteran’s minimum, according to an NBA source. Knicks brass believes newly acquired veteran…

  • [NYDN] VIDEO: Ex-Knick Danilo Gallinari punches opponent, fractures hand
    (Sunday, July 30, 2017 7:08:16 PM)

    Not a good look for Gallinari.

  • Knicks Morning News (2017.07.29)

  • [NYTimes] Knicks Sign Ramon Sessions to Bolster Backcourt
    (Saturday, July 29, 2017 1:11:45 AM)

    The Knicks agreed to a one-year contract with Sessions, a 10-year veteran who will join the rookie Frank Ntilikina and Ron Baker as the team’s point guards.

  • [NYTimes] The Next Great Point Guard? Layshia Clarendon Makes Her Case
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 6:49:05 PM)

    Clarendon leads the W.N.B.A. in assists and assist percentage, earning a spot in the All-Star Game. Few could have imagined that before the season — except her.

  • [ESPN] Knicks, Sessions agree to one-year deal
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 3:23:06 PM)

    Knicks, Sessions agree to one-year deal

  • [NYDN] Knicks finalizing 1-year deal with point guard Ramon Sessions
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 10:50:04 PM)

    Just in time for Frank Ntilikina’s birthday, the Knicks finally have a veteran to help the young point guard.

  • [NYDN] Stephon Marbury: Derrick Rose’s Cavs contract is a ‘crime’
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 8:40:42 AM)

    Stephon Marbury didn’t get the memo.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign Ramon Sessions to one-year deal
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 3:04:26 PM)

    Sessions, 31, averaged 6.2 points and 2.6 assists in 50 games last season for the Hornets.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hardaway on Knicks’ massive offer: ‘Man, that’s crazy’
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 9:50:40 AM)

    After signing a four-year, $71 million offer sheet to join the Knicks, guard Tim Hardaway Jr. was reportedly still surprised that New York offered him such a significant deal.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks among six teams to make offer for Cavs’ Irving
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 8:54:00 AM)

    The New York Knicks are reportedly among six teams who have already made an offer to the Cleveland Cavaliers for guard Kyrie Irving.

  • [NY Newsday] Ramon Sessions agrees to one-year deal with Knicks, source says
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 8:32:11 PM)

    The Knicks and journeyman point guard Ramon Sessions agreed on a one-year contract for the league minimum, a source confirmed Friday.

  • [NYPost] Knicks sign their Frank Ntilikina mentor
    (Friday, July 28, 2017 10:49:06 AM)

    The Knicks have their mentor for rookie point guard Frank Ntilikina. Ramon Sessions, 31, a 10-season veteran who spent last season with the Charlotte Hornets, has signed a one year deal worth $2.33 million, according to the guard’s agent, Mark Bartelstein. Sessions carries career averages of 10.6 points and 4.1 assists. Last season, he averaged…

  • Knicks Morning News (2017.07.28)

  • [NYPost] Kyrie Irving ‘very badly’ wants to join the Knicks: report
    (Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:48:45 PM)

    Kyrie Irving wants to join the New York Knicks “very badly.” ESPN’s Pablo Torre

  • [NYDN] Porzingis pays tribute to NY, Latvia and Knicks with sneaker
    (Thursday, July 27, 2017 5:26:48 PM)

    Kristaps Porzingis is paying homage to his home — both his new and his old.

  • [NYDN] Kyrie Irving wants ‘very badly’ to play for the Knicks: report
    (Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:58:55 AM)

    Never underestimate the lure of coming home.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Kyrie Irving wants to be traded to the Knicks
    (Thursday, July 27, 2017 9:40:13 AM)

    PG Kyrie Irving is reportedly seeking a trade to the Knicks.

  • Knicks Morning News (2017.07.27)

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo still focused on being traded to Rockets, not Cavs
    (Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:05:14 PM)

    A trade for Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving seems unlikely given the fact that SF Carmelo Anthony is still focused on being traded to the Houston Rockets, per ESPN’s Ian Begley.

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose as 6th man can be game changer – If Cavs keep Kyrie
    (Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:56:31 PM)

    Despite Kyrie Irving’s wishes, the Cavaliers do not have to trade him this year.

  • Knicks Morning News (2017.07.26)

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose’s tumultuous time with Knicks a failed experiment
    (Tuesday, July 25, 2017 7:52:20 PM)

    With Derrick Rose going to Cavs to potentially replace Kyrie Irving, Phil Jackson’s mistake officially became a one-year failed experiment.

  • [ESPN] Rockets still Anthony’s top priority, making an Irving-to-Knicks trade a long shot
    (Wednesday, July 26, 2017 1:35:39 AM)

    Rockets still Anthony’s top priority, making an Irving-to-Knicks trade a long shot

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Where will Carmelo Anthony be traded to?
    (Tuesday, July 25, 2017 5:49:33 PM)

    The DNL panel debates where they think Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will be traded to in light of the Kyrie Irving trade request.

  • [SNY Knicks] New York Sports today: Derrick Rose signs with Cleveland
    (Tuesday, July 25, 2017 9:54:46 AM)

  • [NYTimes] John Kundla, Winning Coach of Fledgling Lakers, Dies at 101
    (Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:55:01 AM)

    Kundla led the Minneapolis team to five titles in the N.B.A. and its immediate precursor.

  • [NYPost] If Carmelo really wants to leave Knicks, there’s a way to ensure it
    (Tuesday, July 25, 2017 2:55:10 PM)

    On the one hand, it is perfectly understandable why Carmelo Anthony feels he should be entitled to drive the agenda now. For months he sat in stony silence while his name and reputation were bloodied by his ex-boss. He was determined to win his cold war with Phil Jackson. And won it. Now, he wants…

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose signed with Cavaliers to compete for a championship
    (Tuesday, July 25, 2017 6:33:06 PM)

    CLEVELAND — Derrick Rose’s goal is to win an NBA championship. He’s a little closer to one.

  • Knicks Morning News (2017.07.25)

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose signs one-year minimum deal with Cavaliers
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 7:26:08 PM)

    Former New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose agreed to a one-year, $2.1 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Can the Knicks trade for Kyrie Irving?
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 5:47:11 PM)

    The guys discuss the likelihood of Kyrie Irving being traded to the Knicks in light of the recent rumors of his desire to leave Cleveland.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Carmelo Anthony, Thunder ‘circling each other’
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 1:15:07 PM)

    Anthony is reportedly willing to waive his no-trade clause to go to the Cavaliers or Rockets.

  • [SNY Knicks] JRSportBrief: Will Knicks pair Kyrie Irving with Kristaps Porzingis?
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 12:30:02 PM)

    In the latest installment of JRSportBrief on, JR discusses why it’ll be difficult for the Knicks to land the Cavs’ Kyrie Irving.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks, Dotson reportedly agree to three-year deal
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 8:13:43 AM)

    The Knicks and second-round pick Damyean Dotson have agreed to a three-year deal, according to multiple reports.

  • [NY Newsday] Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavaliers, source says
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 8:36:00 PM)

    Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavaliers, source says

  • [NYPost] Thunder emerge to shake up Carmelo Anthony trade market
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 8:44:37 AM)

    It has been 104 days since the Knicks played their last regular-season game, officially ending their season. It only seems like it has been 10,000 days and then some. And that’s largely because of the Carmelo Anthony situation, which on Monday saw a new team, the Thunder, identified as the latest suitor for the 10-time…

  • [NYTimes] On Basketball: In Kyrie Irving’s Revelation, a Moment of Reflection
    (Tuesday, July 25, 2017 1:08:13 AM)

    Irving’s request that he be traded so he can escape the long shadow of LeBron James mirrors the Bill Parcells-Bill Belichick saga of the Jets in 2000.

  • [NYTimes] Hard Work in South Korea Pays Off for Jonquel Jones and W.N.B.A’s Sun
    (Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:01:52 AM)

    Jones’s All Star-caliber play for Connecticut partly reflects her off-season stint with an overseas league known for its rigorous two-a-day practices.

  • [NYTimes] Derrick Rose and Cavaliers Are Said to Agree to One-Year Deal
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 11:59:13 PM)

    Rose, the former league M.V.P., could give the Cavs some insurance in the backcourt after his disappointing one-year tenure with the Knicks.

  • [NYTimes] John Kundla, Winning Coach of Fledgling Lakers, Dies at 101
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 2:09:34 PM)

    Kundla led the Minneapolis team to five titles in the N.B.A. and its immediate precursor.

  • [NYDN] Josh Longstaff is lead candidate to become Hawks’ G-League coach
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 8:27:55 PM)

    Former Knicks assistant coach Josh Longstaff has emerged as the leading candidate to become coach of the Hawks’ G-League team.

  • [NYDN] Rose signing with Cavs adds layer to Kyrie Irving trade drama
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 8:24:32 PM)

    Will Derrick Rose turn out to be Kyrie Irving’s backup or the most underpaid starting point guard in the league?

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose signing with Cavs amid Kyrie Irving trade request
    (Monday, July 24, 2017 3:14:24 PM)

    Derrick Rose is reportedly teaming up with LeBron James after Kyrie Irving requested a trade out of Cleveland.