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Monday, September 25, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.25)

[SNY Knicks] Porzingis ‘ready for the challenge’ of replacing Anthony as face of Knicks (Sunday, September 24, 2017 6:43:06 PM) Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis told the New York Daily News’ Frank Isola he is confident he can take over as the face of the franchise after New York traded Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday. [SNY Knicks] Rooks, Begley, Bondy discuss Carmelo Anthony’s departure to OKC (Sunday, September 24, 2017 9:00:32 AM) SNY’s Taylor Rooks is joined by ESPN’s Ian Begley and the NY Daily News’ Stefan Bondy to discuss Carmelo Anthony’s trade to the Oklahoma City …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.24)

[SNY Knicks] How Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott will fit in with Knicks (Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:02:45 PM) The Knicks have moved on from the Carmelo Anthony era and all the drama is done with. They brought Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott back to New York. [SNY Knicks] Jim Boeheim says Phil Jackson ‘chased’ Melo out of New York (Saturday, September 23, 2017 3:39:03 PM) Carmelo Anthony’s addition automatically makes the Oklahoma City Thunder a threat to the Golden State Warriors. [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City Thunder (Saturday, September 23, 2017 1:33:08 PM) Knicks …continue reading Sources: Knicks trade Melo to OKC

I literally just got off a cruise ship in Vancouver after a week long cruise in Alaska, turn on my phone for the first time in a week and that was quite good timing. From ESPN… The New York Knicks have agreed to trade 10-time All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. The Thunder will send center Enes Kanter, forward Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round pick (via the Chicago Bulls) to New York, league sources said. Anthony, 33, will waive his no-trade clause and his $8.1 million trade kicker to accommodate …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.09.23)

[NYPost] Knicks’ last resort might just be making friends with Carmelo (Friday, September 22, 2017 8:58:03 PM) Steve Mills, the new Knicks president, sat between Scott Perry, the new general manager, and Jeff Hornacek, essentially a new coach, as he will be allowed to do things the way he wants in Year 2 of his tenure, unlike his lot in Year 1. So, much was new for the Knicks — except for… [NYPost] No more triangle: Jeff Hornacek’s going to ‘open it up’ (Friday, September 22, 2017 6:38:17 PM) The triangle offense was mentioned at the Knicks’ pre-training-camp press conference …continue reading

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