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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.06.29)

[New York Times] Sports of The Times: Early Entry? One and Done? Thank Spencer Haywood for the Privilege (Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:00:21 GMT) In 1971, Spencer Haywood sued for the chance to join the draft without completing four years of college. Now he is pushing for the rule that allows underclassmen into the N.B.A. to bear his name. [New York Times] AP Interview: Wade Prepares for Another Free Agent Summer (Wed, 29 Jun 2016 06:48:34 GMT) Dwyane Wade still has every hope of finishing his NBA career in the same manner that it began, wearing a Miami Heat uniform. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.06.28)

[New York Times] Adidas Strikes Deal With Wanda to Promote Sport in China (Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:51:28 GMT) German sportswear firm Adidas has signed a deal with the Wanda business empire of China’s richest man Wang Jianlin to sponsor two of Wanda’s endurance events, promote soccer and basketball in the country and open stores in Wanda’s malls. [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Tuesday's Knicks Links: Derrick Rose trade 'reinvigorated' Carmelo Anthony (Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:28:29 EST) Tuesday's Knicks Links: Derrick Rose trade 'reinvigorated' Carmelo Anthony

Knicks Morning News (2016.06.27)

[ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Source: Six teams scheduled to meet Durant (Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:59:09 EST) Source: Six teams scheduled to meet Durant [ESPN.com – New York Knicks] Monday's Knicks Links: New York still hoping to land meeting with Durant (Mon, 27 Jun 2016 05:33:44 EST) Monday's Knicks Links: New York still hoping to land meeting with Durant

Knicks Morning News (2016.06.26)

[New York Post] 25 reasons summer sports in New York City will be awesome (Sun, 26 Jun 2016 02:37:04 -0400) Summer in the city. The City That Never Sleeps. Where, not to worry, there is no calm around here after the LeBron-versus-Warriors storm. New York sports fans can bemoan the paucity of championships, but their insatiable appetite always remains whetted by the smorgasbord of stars and events that come their way. In chronological order: 1…. [New York Post] Knicks’ recent point guard history is not very inspiring (Sun, 26 Jun 2016 02:18:37 -0400) The position of point guard for the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.06.25)

[New York Times] Derrick Rose Expects to Be Appreciated ‘a Little Bit More’ as a Knick (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 01:31:17 GMT) The oft-injured former M.V.P. said he was grateful to his hometown Chicago Bulls for trading him and giving him the opportunity for “another start.” [New York Post] Kevin Durant’s first blow to Knicks’ long-shot hopes (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:39:41 -0400) Despite the Derrick Rose trade, the Knicks haven't landed on Kevin Durant's short list. According to The Vertical, Durant's Roc Nation agency, based in Manhattan, is arranging meetings in New York starting July 1 with the Warriors, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.06.24)

[New York Times] To Escape N.B.A.’s Depths, 76ers Go Down Under and Draft Ben Simmons (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:13:21 GMT) The Los Angeles Lakers followed by selecting Duke’s Brandon Ingram, and the Boston Celtics made the first unexpected pick of the night: California forward Jaylen Brown at No. 3. [New York Times] Phil Jackson Outlines the Rewards and the Risks of His Newest Knick (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:53:33 GMT) In its acquisition of Derrick Rose, a team envisions a “decisive attack guard.” [New York Times] LeBron James Opts for Summer Vacation Instead of Summer Olympics (Fri, 24 Jun …continue reading