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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Knicks Morning News (2019.03.31)

[Hoops Rumors] Kyrie Irving May Prefer Nets Over Knicks (Saturday, March 30, 2019 6:37:39 PM) There have rumors for months that Kyrie Irving will consider coming to New York when he opts out of his contract this summer. But Stefan Bondy of The New York Daily News suggests the Knicks may not be his destination. Bondy writes that “some sources around the league” believe Brooklyn would be Irving’s preferred choice […] [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Expected To Shop Frank Ntilikina (Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:10:50 AM) Frank Ntilikina made a three-pointer against the Nuggets in the first quarter of the road …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.03.30)

[NYDN] Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina is out for the remainder of the season with groin injury (Friday, March 29, 2019 9:58:53 PM) Frank Ntilikina’s wasted season is officially over. The Frenchman was ruled out for the remaining six games Friday because of his troublesome groin injury, as coach David Fizdale continued to endorse Ntilikina as a part of New York’s future — if only logistically. “He’s on the roster, isn’t he?”… [YahooSports] Why Scottie Pippen doesn’t believe Kevin Durant will leave Warriors for Knicks (Friday, March 29, 2019 11:03:35 PM) Why Scottie Pippen doesn’t believe Kevin Durant will leave Warriors for …continue reading

Toronto Raptors 117 – New York Knicks 92 – Game Recap

It occurs to me I’ve never exactly told you about my Clark Kent job. I don’t know if there’s such a profession in the USA; but my trade is essentially facility management for condos, accounting for expenses for common areas, negotiating between home owners, and generally acting as the guy you call if you’re an home owner and you’re having some sort of building-related problem. In short, I’m sort of a commissioner of condos. At the end of the year, you have to report in a public meeting with the owners about expenses, works in progress, etc. Historically, in Italy there …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.03.29)

[NYTimes] Who is Gary Franklin Sr., the Club Coach Caught Up in the Avenatti Case? (Friday, March 29, 2019 9:00:15 AM) Former players and those who worked with him knew Franklin as someone who followed the rules of youth basketball. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: ‘They’re Going to Boo Me.’ Jimmy Butler Prepares for His Return to Minnesota. (Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:50:46 PM) The rare N.B.A. star willing to lean into his role as a villain, Butler, briefly back in the city he scorned, is ready to absorb fans’ anger. [NYTimes] What Better Muse than James Harden’s Beard? (Thursday, March …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.03.28)

[NYDN] David Fizdale: Knicks defense will be great … once better players arrive (Wednesday, March 27, 2019 2:05:23 PM) David Fizdale believes his system — while unrecognizable with this roster — will work with better players. Navigating the third-worst defensive-rated team in the NBA, the Knicks coach acknowledged his scheme is designed with the summer additions in mind. “Our defense won’t really, really get to… [NYDN] Dennis Smith Jr. returns to Knicks practice and reveals he had two displaced discs in his back (Wednesday, March 27, 2019 11:58:08 AM) Speaking for the first time since a back injury forced him …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.03.27)

[Sports Illustrated] Report: Knicks Tried to Send Kristaps Porzingis to Kings for De’Aaron Fox (Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:05:41 PM) The Knicks reportedly tried to trade Kristaps Porzingis to the Kings in exchange for De’Aaron Fox ahead of the 2018 NBA draft.  [Sports Illustrated] Silver Linings for the Lakers, Knicks and More Non-Playoff Teams (Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7:38:00 AM) Your favorite team might be out of the playoff picture but that does not mean that you should lose hope for your franchises’ future. Sports Illustrated presents silver linings for every eliminated team. [Newsday] Report: Knicks Tried to Send Kristaps …continue reading