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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.19)

[NYPost] Knicks legend would love it if Phil Jackson were coaching the team (Saturday, February 18, 2017 8:25:57 PM) NEW ORLEANS — Knicks legend Willis Reed knows what ails the franchise — not having Phil Jackson as its head coach. Attending the Hall of Fame press conference Saturday, Reed, a Louisiana resident, told The Post that Jackson has assembled enough talent to win but needs a great coach. A coach like Jackson. Reed never… [NYPost] NBA commish explains his (first?) Oakley-Dolan meeting (Saturday, February 18, 2017 5:15:19 PM) NEW ORLEANS — A disappointed NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he could …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.18)

[NYDN] Larry Johnson defends Dolan over Green’s ‘slave master’ comment (Friday, February 17, 2017 8:54:46 PM) Johnson says that Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was reckless. [NYDN] Chris Paul defends Melo against Knicks president, All-Star haters (Friday, February 17, 2017 8:53:27 PM) Like LeBron James and the rest of the banana boat crew, Chris Paul just wants Carmelo Anthony to be happy. [NYDN] Green walks back comment about free agents, Knicks (Friday, February 17, 2017 8:52:52 PM) All of a sudden, Draymond Green isn’t sure what players think of the Knicks. [NYDN] Lelands auction has items from when Knicks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.17)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks have decisions to make on Anthony, Rose as All-Star break commences (Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:30:42 PM) Trading Anthony would spark a clear change in direction for this franchise. It would make sense if other veterans depart as well. [SNY Knicks] Oakley not yet ready to return to Madison Square Garden (Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:59:09 AM) Former Knicks forward Charles Oakley isn’t yet ready to return to Madison Square Garden, days after team president James Dolan lifted Oakley’s ban. [NYDN] Donald Sterling: ‘Amazing’ that Knicks owner being compared to me (Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:50:04 PM) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.16)

[NYPost] Knicks limp into break after Russell Westbrook masterpiece (Wednesday, February 15, 2017 7:22:05 PM) OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook sent the Knicks careening into the All-Star break under the spell of his greatness. As the Knicks blew a 17-point second-quarter lead, Westbrook posted one of his most impressive triple-doubles — 38 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists — as the Thunder rallied for a 116-105 win at Chesapeake Arena…. [NYPost] Hal Steinbrenner a Girardi fan but not enough to extend him (Wednesday, February 15, 2017 6:50:53 PM) TAMPA — Hal Steinbrenner is a fan of Joe Girardi’s for many …continue reading

2016-17 Game Thread: Knicks @ Thunder

This is a huge game for the tank. The Knicks head to OKC to take on the Thunder in the final game before the All-Star break. They really need to lose this one. If they pull this out, there’s no way that they sell before the trade deadline. And the problem is is that as good as Russell Westbrook is, the Kanter-less Thunder are still pretty mediocre themselves. This is a winnable game for the Knicks. Let’s go? Knicks!

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.15)

[NY Newsday] Charles Oakley ‘hurt’ and wants MSG to apologize to fans as his ban is lifted (Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:51:47 PM) Charles Oakley said he is hurt and wants a public apology before he steps back into Madison Square Garden. [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony on short list to replace Kevin Love in All-Star Game (Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:19:00 PM) Carmelo Anthony may be on the short list to replace Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love in this weekend’s NBA All-Star Game, but he says he would have to ask his family before accepting such an invitation. [NY Newsday] …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.02.14)

[NY Newsday] Latrell Sprewell glad he’s been welcomed back to the Garden (Monday, February 13, 2017 9:19:58 PM) On Sunday, Latrell Sprewell attended a ballgame. On Monday, he attended a bowl game. [NY Newsday] Charles Oakley-James Dolan truce brokered by Adam Silver, Michael Jordan (Monday, February 13, 2017 8:10:50 PM) Charles Oakley may be back in Madison Square Garden as a guest of Knicks owner James Dolan in the near future. [NY Newsday] Knicks podcast: It’s up to Phil Jackson to fix the Knicks (Monday, February 13, 2017 12:08:00 PM) Basketball itself has taken a backseat to all the other …continue reading