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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.25)

[SNY Knicks] Jeremy Lin talks Knicks tenure, Melo and Courtney Lee (Sunday, July 24, 2016 2:01:39 PM) “I was really, really sad. I was sad the way everything went down, ’cause nothing happened the way I thought it was going to. I had wished that they had offered me a contract just in the beginning” [ESPN] Team USA is so talented it’s impossible to tell how good it is (Monday, July 25, 2016 2:03:17 AM) Team USA is so talented it’s impossible to tell how good it is [ESPN] Phil Jackson’s triangle offense gets Hollywood treatment in ‘Suicide Squad’ (Sunday, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.24)

[NYPost] Jeremy Lin opens up: On Knicks heartbreak, racism and Fitzpatrick (Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:03:21 PM) New Brooklyn Net, and former Knick, Jeremy Lin took a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: When you knew your Knicks days were ending, how sad was that for you? A: I was really, really sad. I was sad the way everything went down, ’cause nothing happened the way I thought… [NYTimes] W.N.B.A. Rescinds Fines for Players’ Pregame Activism (Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:37:16 PM) Three teams had been fined $5,000 and players had been fined $500 each for …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.23)

[NYDN] Melo set to host town hall meeting in LA on police violence (Friday, July 22, 2016 8:33:03 PM) For two weeks, Carmelo Anthony has spoken of some sort of action to help solve the issue of police violence. [NYDN] Just how delusional is Derrick Rose about the 2016-17 Knicks? (Friday, July 22, 2016 8:30:49 PM) Tis the season for being overly optimistic and Derrick Rose may have outdone himself. [ESPN] Derrick Rose: Knicks roster fits triangle ‘to a T’ (Friday, July 22, 2016 11:55:16 AM) Derrick Rose: Knicks roster fits triangle ‘to a T’ [ESPN] Rose: Knicks being compared …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.22)

[NYTimes] N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game From North Carolina (Friday, July 22, 2016 1:18:40 AM) The league’s move came as a reaction to state legislation perceived as being hostile to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. [NYTimes] Players Criticize W.N.B.A. For Fines Over Shirts Worn to Underscore Shootings (Friday, July 22, 2016 12:21:22 AM) Three teams were fined $5,000 and each player was fined $500 for wearing T-shirts intended to raise awareness in the aftermath of recent shootings by and of the police. [NYTimes] NBA MVP Curry Regrets Missing Rio Games (Friday, July 22, 2016 4:36:27 AM) Two-time NBA MVP …continue reading

2016 FA Roundtable: Brandon Jennings

PLUGH: I really don’t like Brandon Jennings’ game. People sometimes pine over the memory of Jordan Hill being selected two slots ahead of him, but not me. Jennings has a lot of jittery, herky jerky moves and he slings up three pointers in bunches. Most of the time it’s out of the flow of the offense and totally inefficient. It’s like Jamal Crawford on acid. The Knicks reportedly wanted to trade for Jennings at the deadline last year, but the idea of giving anything up for him is sickening. I’m being really harsh in my assessment of Jennings game, but …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.21)

[NYTimes] Nets, With Many New Players, Look to Build Something Lasting (Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:16:10 AM) The free-agent guard Jeremy Lin was among six players introduced Wednesday, as the team strives to improve. [NYTimes] Jeremy Lin Is Back in New York, and So Is a Glimpse of the Old Linsanity (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:13:26 PM) By returning to a city with the largest Chinese population outside of Asia to play for the Nets, Lin is stepping back into a broader, brighter spotlight. [NYTimes] WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players for Shirts in Wake of Shootings (Thursday, July 21, 2016 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.20)

[NYTimes] Carmelo Anthony Is Using His Voice and Olympic Platform for Social Change (Tuesday, July 19, 2016 8:01:33 PM) While training with the United States basketball team that will be headed to the Rio Olympics, Anthony spoke about his activism against gun violence. [NYTimes] Connecticut Improving Despite Lack of Wins; Sparks Rolling (Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:30:43 PM) Connecticut Sun coach Curt Miller knew his team might struggle in his first season on the bench. [NYTimes] Twitter Signs Streaming Deal With NBA for Non-Game Programing (Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:03:31 PM) Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had signed a …continue reading