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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.23)

[SNY Knicks] How David Fizdale feels about expectations for the Knicks entering NBA free agency (Monday, April 22, 2019 5:05:11 PM) The expectations could not be higher for the Knicks as they enter free agency this summer, having bottomed out during the 2018-19 season. But what if things don’t work out as hoped? [SNY Knicks] Latest on pending free agent Kevin Durant: KD, not media, will break news on where he signs (Monday, April 22, 2019 11:26:52 AM) Warriors star Kevin Durant can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.22)

[Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Draft Picks, Ntilikina, Dotson, Dolan (Sunday, April 21, 2019 1:59:26 PM) The Knicks will miss out on a valuable pick in this year’s draft because of a trade former team president Phil Jackson made nearly five years ago, according to Marc Berman of The New York Post. New York would own the 31st pick, which is coveted because it offers a chance at a potential first-round […] [NYPost] Potential Nets free-agent target is hoping for future with 76ers (Sunday, April 21, 2019 5:27:44 PM) Sixers forward Tobias Harris exploded for 53 points in two playoff games …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.21)

[NYPost] Duke great: Zion Williamson would be a star in NBA playoffs (Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:07:55 PM) Sixers sharpshooter JJ Redick played a full four seasons at Duke, but has no issues that the Blue Devils’ hyped freshmen trio have chosen to be one-and-doners. And as far as Zion Williamson, Redick believes the dynamic power forward could have starred this season in the NBA at age 18. “I think Zion is the…

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.20)

[SNY Knicks] David Stern weighs in on whether James Dolan’s antics will impact Knicks in NBA free agency (Friday, April 19, 2019 9:12:59 PM) The Knicks are hoping for a big summer, but will James Dolan keep top free agents from signing with them? Former NBA commissioner David Stern shares his opinion on whether that’s the case, [NYTimes] An Underappreciated Tobias Harris Steals the Show as the 76ers Take a Playoff Lead (Friday, April 19, 2019 11:01:30 PM) Harris has been traded five times in eight seasons, but his latest stop, Philadelphia, may finally be a place he can call …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.19)

[Hoops Rumors] Steve Mills, Scott Perry Discuss Knicks’ Offseason (Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:54:27 AM) The Knicks are entering their most crucial offseason in years, but president of basketball operations Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry told reporters on Wednesday that they’re not necessarily feeling pressure to turn the team into an instant contender overnight with a series of major additions. As Marc Berman of The New York Post […] [SNY Knicks] Why former Duke star Jay Williams doesn’t want to see Zion Williamson with Knicks (Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:28:55 PM) Not everyone wants to see Zion in …continue reading

Hey, Mitchell Robinson, This is What Knickerblogger Said When You Were Drafted

In case you happen to check out Knickerblogger, I thought it’d be fun to show you what posters here had to say when you were drafted last June. People were very much into you from the start. Frank had some pre-pick thoughts… There really are some interesting names left. 9 picks left. I’d be super happy with: Frazier Okobo Melton Jacob Evans KBD Mitchell robinson Khyri Thomas Bruce Brown Justin Jackson Silky Johnson, Fleet Admiral of the Tank Armada announced the pick… Mitchell Robinson, not Deanthony Melton….. The reactions began… Frank Mitchell Robinson? I can roll with that. Brian Cronin …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.18)

[FOXsports] ‘We’re excited’: Knicks have hopes for lottery, free agency (Wednesday, April 17, 2019 6:05:16 PM) The New York Knicks are excited and optimistic [NYPost] Which recent lottery pick got a better review from Knicks brass? (Wednesday, April 17, 2019 8:30:27 PM) Frank Ntilikina needs to become a better outside shooter. It’s that simple, according to the Knicks brass. As the team gears up for another draft with a certified top-five pick, Knicks executives still proclaim high hopes for their past two lottery picks: Ntilikina and rookie Kevin Knox. Judging by the lukewarm praise Wednesday from team… [NYPost] Knicks on …continue reading