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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Knicks Morning News (2019.06.24)

[Hoops Rumors] Atlantic Notes: Harris, Green, Nets, Knicks (Sunday, June 23, 2019 6:31:42 PM) With free agency set to open in just one week, star forward Tobias Harris is planning to conduct meetings across the country in his first two days on the open market, according to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News (Twitter link). Harris, who’s expected to command a maximum-salary deal, will be one of […] [SNY Knicks] Knicks free-agent target Kawhi Leonard opts out, to ‘seriously’ consider Raptors (Sunday, June 23, 2019 7:43:51 PM) Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard has declined his player option to become …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.06.23)

[Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Durant, Wilkes, Draft, Cavanaugh (Saturday, June 22, 2019 8:14:39 PM) The Knicks will do their homework on Kevin Durant before committing to a max offer, according to Marc Berman of The New York Post. The team will request access to Durant’s medical records and will evaluate his long-term chances for a full recovery from the ruptured Achilles he suffered in the NBA Finals. New York’s […] [NYPost] The Mets are playing with dubious magic (Saturday, June 22, 2019 1:34:06 PM) It isn’t the best policy to fire folks on the fly once a season is under …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.06.22)

[YahooSports] Kendrick Perkins calls Kristaps Porzingis ‘a diva to the max,’ says Knicks trade was right decision (Friday, June 21, 2019 8:03:20 PM) If you’re looking for a major Kristaps Porzingis fan, Kendrick Perkins is not that guy. In a discussion about the New York Knicks on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Friday, the former NBA player revealed his true feelings about Porzingis, who was traded from the Knicks to the Dallas Mavericks in January. The Knicks have the most cap room of any team this summer – but will they land the top free agents who’d fill it? [Sports Illustrated] …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.06.21)

[Hoops Rumors] Knicks Trade With Kings, Select Brazdeikis (Friday, June 21, 2019 12:16:29 AM) JUNE 21: The deal is now official, per a press release from the Kings. JUNE 20: The Knicks acquired the No. 47 pick from the Kings and selected University of Michigan forward Ignas Brazdeikis, Shams Charania of The Athletic tweets. Sacramento received the No. 55 pick in the draft and cash, Steve Popper of Newsday […] [NYPost] Where RJ Barrett’s love of Knicks first came from (Friday, June 21, 2019 1:36:00 AM) These stories don’t get much better than this: The late maternal grandfather came from …continue reading

CBS Sports: 2019 NBA Draft: New York Knicks select Duke’s RJ Barrett with No. 3 overall pick

By Kyle Boone The New York Knicks have selected Duke one-and-done star RJ Barrett with the No. 3 overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft. As a freshman last season, Barrett led the Blue Devils in scoring and set a new ACC freshman scoring record with 860 total points while averaging 22.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. Barrett had long been linked to the Knicks when the lottery was sorted out in May, so Barrett falling to No. 3 was not a surprise. Initially, his teammate, Zion Williamson, was considered to be the target for New York going into …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.06.20)

[NYDN] NBA draft profile: Knicks target Darius Garland of Vanderbilt (Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:57:00 AM) With the top two picks in the 2019 NBA draft seemingly set in stone, a dozen or so players are vying to be selected in the remaining eight spots of the top 10. Darius Garland, a freshman guard from Vanderbilt, is projected as a lock for that group. Despite only playing in five games during his… [Hoops Rumors] Draft Rumors: Knicks, Barrett, Herro, Porter, More (Wednesday, June 19, 2019 5:10:02 PM) Although they brought in Vanderbilt point guard Darius Garland for a last-minute workout today, the Knicks remain …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2019.06.19)

[Hoops Rumors] Atlantic Notes: Morris, Kawhi, Knicks, Sixers (Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:44:52 PM) Marcus Morris is not ruling out coming back to Boston next year, Yahoo Sports contributor Keith Smith hears (Twitter link). The combo forward enjoyed his time on the Celtics and believes he’ll have a major role on the team if he returns. While a re-signing remains a possibility, Morris intends to test the free agent market […] [Newsday] Atlantic Notes: Morris, Kawhi, Knicks, Sixers (Tuesday, June 18, 2019 5:44:52 PM) Marcus Morris is not ruling out coming back to Boston next year, Yahoo Sports contributor Keith Smith …continue reading