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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.22)

[NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony not mentioned in Knicks GM Scott Perry’s blog post (Thursday, September 21, 2017 10:59:32 PM) If there were even a speck of doubt that Carmelo Anthony no longer is in the Knicks’ plans, it was swept away Thursday by new general manager Scott Perry. [NYTimes] Scott Perry, New Knicks G.M., Likes Things ‘Clean and Neat’ (Friday, September 22, 2017 2:32:49 AM) Known as a meticulous organizer, he has stepped into a wayward franchise that has never been described as “clean and neat.” His family is along for the ride. [NYPost] Knicks are scrubbing Carmelo from the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.21)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: LeBron James’s Future May Depend on Nets’ Success or Failure (Wednesday, September 20, 2017 9:59:22 PM) The more Brooklyn loses, the better it is for Cleveland, which holds the Nets’ first-round pick in 2018 and hopes it might persuade James to stay put. [NYTimes] Kevin Durant Apologizes for Twitter Comments About Thunder (Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:14:34 PM) The Golden State Warriors star spouted off about his old team, and denied he had intended to do so from an anonymous account. [NYPost] Porzingis returning to Knicks but still thinking about Euro tourney (Wednesday, September 20, 2017 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.20)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: In Michael Beasley, the Knicks Have a Perfectly Imperfect Symbol (Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:36:59 AM) Once the No. 2 pick in the N.B.A. draft, Beasley has been something of a basketball vagabond. But he is only 28, and he is brimming with confidence. [SNY Knicks] Michael Beasley says Joakim Noah ‘looks great’ (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:20:04 PM) Knicks C Joakim Noah “looks great” as he prepares for the upcoming season, teammate Michael Beasley says. [SNY Knicks] Healthy Jarrett Jack looking forward to opportunity with Knicks (Tuesday, September 19, 2017 5:15:31 PM) Jack says the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.19)

[SNY Knicks] How will the Knicks’ point guard situation shake out? (Monday, September 18, 2017 3:15:06 PM) The Knicks have enough point guards going into training camp for an entire starting lineup. [NYPost] Knicks’ Carmelo replacement may be in the building (Monday, September 18, 2017 8:18:25 PM) Former Timberwolves general manager David Kahn will vouch for two things regarding Michael Beasley — he will light up the Garden as “an incredibly gifted natural scorer’’ and Knicks assistant coach Kurt Rambis is a huge fan. Beasley is in Tarrytown, reporting for Knicks’ voluntary workouts ahead of training camp which opens Monday. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.18)

[SNY Knicks] After sexual assault cloud in college, Dotson trying to stick with Knicks (Sunday, September 17, 2017 10:38:58 AM) It has been a wild ride to the NBA for the Knicks’ newest G Damyean Dotson after sexual assault allegations in college almost ruined his dream.

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.17)

[NYPost] Damyean Dotson’s quest for redemption comes to Knicks (Saturday, September 16, 2017 11:36:52 AM) The alleged details are heinous. The accusations are ugly. The sexual assault that nearly ended Damyean Dotson’s basketball career forever will be a part of his story. It may or may not have changed him. Maybe he deserved the second chance he got. Perhaps he was fortunate another school viewed his talent worthy of the…

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.16)

[SNY Knicks] Draymond Green defends Melo on ESPN’s #NBArank (Friday, September 15, 2017 5:06:31 PM) He may not be the Carmelo Anthony from his prime, but Warriors F Draymond Green doesn’t believe Melo should have been ranked the 64th best player in the NBA. [SNY Knicks] Jarrett Jack signs with Knicks (Friday, September 15, 2017 2:20:26 PM) The veteran point guard has played for seven NBA teams and most recently wrapped up a brief second stint with the New Orleans Pelicans. He spent 2014-15 and 2015-16 with the Brooklyn Nets. [NY Newsday] Knicks announce Jarrett Jack signing (Friday, September 15, …continue reading