[NYDN] Knicks TV rating dropped 38 percent last season (Monday, April 29, 2019 4:19:55 PM) Lots of losing and no Kristaps Porzingis meant very little interest in Knicks games. Ratings on MSG network dropped a massive 38 percent last season, according to figures released Monday by the Sports Business Journal. Only the Cavaliers, who lost LeBron James to the Lakers, fell further than the… [NYTimes] Jimmy Butler and 76ers Hold Off Late Push by Raptors (Tuesday, April 30, 2019 3:47:24 AM) A cold shooting streak to start the game ultimately sunk Toronto, but the Raptors kept things competitive until the …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony does not rule out reunion with Knicks (Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:26:45 PM) Could Carmelo Anthony re-join the Knicks if Kevin Durant signs with New York this summer? [NYTimes] Warriors 104, Rockets 100 | Golden State leads series, 1-0: Warriors Start Hamptons Five, Showing Urgency in Win Over Rockets (Monday, April 29, 2019 3:48:11 AM) Golden State struggled to close out the underdog Clippers in the first round. With two injured stars, Coach Steve Kerr went right to his best unit against Houston. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: A Cloudy Future for the N.B.A.’s ‘Gold Standard’ Following …continue reading
[NYTimes] Virginia Men’s Basketball Will Not Go to the White House (Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:54:35 AM) A trip to the White House from a team based in Charlottesville would have been fraught, regardless of the head coach citing scheduling conflicts.
[Hoops Rumors] Knicks Rumors: Offseason, Durant, Kyrie, Kawhi (Friday, April 26, 2019 9:53:55 AM) Despite winning just 17 games in 2018/19, the Knicks repeatedly suggested they were happy with the direction the franchise was headed. As Ian Begley of ESPN.com details, head coach David Fizdale said that he had heard praise from people around the NBA for how hard his players were competing, and for how the Knicks were […] [Newsday] Knicks Rumors: Offseason, Durant, Kyrie, Kawhi (Friday, April 26, 2019 9:53:55 AM) Despite winning just 17 games in 2018/19, the Knicks repeatedly suggested they were happy with the direction …continue reading
[Hoops Rumors] 2019 NBA Offseason Salary Cap Digest: New York Knicks (Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:00:42 PM) There was plenty not to like about the Knicks‘ 2018/19 season. They lost an NBA-worst 65 games; they traded a potential franchise player, Kristaps Porzingis, to Dallas in a deal primarily aimed at creating cap flexibility and acquiring far-off assets; and young prospects Frank Ntilikina and Kevin Knox looked shaky. Still, there’s optimism in New […] [NYTimes] John Havlicek, a Dynamo in Two Eras of Celtics Glory, Dies at 79 (Friday, April 26, 2019 7:18:41 AM) “Hondo,” as he was called, was a …continue reading
[Sports Illustrated] Watch: Enes Kanter Thanks Knicks For Waiving Him After Blazers Win over Thunder (Wednesday, April 24, 2019 9:51:09 AM) Kanter was waived by the Knicks on Feb. 7 after two seasons in New York. [NYPost] Knicks’ biggest threat for signing Kevin Durant could be Nets (Wednesday, April 24, 2019 11:02:45 PM) As Nets coach Kenny Atkinson was battling the 76ers in the playoffs the past two weeks on a national stage, Knicks pilot David Fizdale was conducting his own media tour since his season finale two weeks ago. In interviews with ESPN Radio, the Associated Press, MSG Network …continue reading
[NYTimes] 76ers 122, Nets 100: The Nets’ Season Ends, but They’re Just Getting Started (Wednesday, April 24, 2019 4:08:05 AM) A first-round playoff series loss to Philadelphia is the postscript to a season that saw a young team overachieve and build for its future. [NYTimes] Luke Walton, Coach of the Sacramento Kings, Is Accused of Sexual Assault in Lawsuit (Wednesday, April 24, 2019 2:09:31 AM) Kelli Tennant, a former sports broadcaster and college athlete, filed a lawsuit alleging that he aggressively groped her in a hotel room. He denied the accusation. [NYTimes] W.N.B.A. Games to Air on CBS Sports Network …continue reading