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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.30)

[ESPN] Kanter exercises option to remain with Knicks (Friday, June 29, 2018 2:11:44 PM) Enes Kanter has exercised his $18.6 million player option to remain with the Knicks. [NYDN] Red: CC Sabathia proves old is new again in Yankees’ rout of Red Sox (Saturday, June 30, 2018 3:00:00 AM) Mookie Betts hacked feebly at CC Sabathia’s 97th and final pitch, and the Red Sox right fielder was only able to send a dribbler 55 feet to the right of the mound. But the 37-year-old Sabathia, all 300 pounds of him, quickly pivoted from his follow-through, scooped up the ball and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.29)

[NYPost] Enes Kanter sets decision time with Knicks opt-in still likely (Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:19:54 PM) With signs pointing toward Enes Kanter opting into his contract, the Knicks center stated in a text message to The Post his final decision won’t be rendered until Friday night. The Post has reported he will declare his intentions on social media. Friday is his deadline and strong indications point to Kanter opting into the… [NYPost] Knicks expect ‘excited’ Porzingis to drive 2019 free agency splash (Thursday, June 28, 2018 1:28:54 PM) Knicks president Steve Mills said formerly disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis is thrilled …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.28)

[SNY Knicks] Former teammate on LeBron James to Knicks: ‘Best place for the king is in Gotham City’ (Wednesday, June 27, 2018 1:36:15 PM) Count Ray Allen among those who think LeBron James should take his talents to Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Enes Kanter tabs apprentice — if he doesn’t opt out (Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:41:12 PM) If Enes Kanter stays a Knick, he knows exactly who he will mentor next season. [SNY Knicks] Enes Kanter says ‘it’s Knicks first’ in deciding where to play next season (Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:50:07 AM) Enes Kanter has until …continue reading

Unsung Knick History – How the Olympics Helped the Knicks Land an Icon

This is the latest in a series of examinations into different games, events and decisions that impacted Knicks history in some way, shape or form. Stories that are not as famous as, say, “The Dunk” or Willis Reed playing Game 7, but still have a place in Knicks history, especially for die-hard fans. Here is an archive of all the stories featured so far (I have no idea when I’ve last updated it, though). Nowadays, the NBA Draft is a really big deal, with combines and legendary “three on three” scrimmages, but in the old days, NBA teams had much …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.27)

[NYPost] The first sign Joakim Noah will be ready for Knicks (Tuesday, June 26, 2018 11:25:16 AM) Joakim Noah has impressed one former teammate this offseason. “I just worked out with Jo, actually a couple of days ago. Jo is doing great,” Corey Brewer, who won two national titles with Noah at the University of Florida, told Kevin Brockway of GatorSports.com at Brewer’s annual youth summer camp at Santa Fe College in… [NYDN] ‘GLOW’ takes on 2018 issues against a 1985 backdrop without forgetting to have fun (Wednesday, June 27, 2018 3:00:00 AM) The mindlessness of “GLOW” is a welcome …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.26)

[NYDN] Japanese 82-year-old who has lived naked on island for decades forced back to civilization (Tuesday, June 26, 2018 2:15:00 AM) The wish of a Japanese octogenarian to die on the desert island he called home for 29 years has been castaway by authorities who will not let him return. Masafumi Nagasaki, 82, had moved to Sotobanari, in the country’s chain of islands near Taiwan, in 1989 and spent his years there living naked… [NYDN] Raising airport worker wages will help NY and NJ (Tuesday, June 26, 2018 2:00:00 AM) In one move, the Port Authority of New York and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.25)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Kanter denies report about expectation to opt out (Sunday, June 24, 2018 7:42:47 PM) Knicks center Enes Kanter denied a report on Sunday that indicated he was expected to opt out of his $18.6 million player option for the 2018-19 season. [NYDN] Russia will hack again, it will be worse, and we’re nothing close to ready (Monday, June 25, 2018 2:00:00 AM) Who is in charge of defending our democracy from propaganda? We focus a lot on the role Moscow played in manipulating our elections in 2016. I have yet to see Congress or the administration actually …continue reading