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Friday, July 31, 2015

Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of His book on the 2012 Knicks, "We’ll Always Have Linsanity," is on sale now. Follow him on twitter (@KnickerBlogger).

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Knicks Morning News (2015.07.24)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Kings Sign Caron Butler (Fri, 24 Jul 2015 03:48:06 GMT) The Sacramento Kings have signed the veteran forward Caron Butler to a two-year, $3 million contract with a player option in the second season.

Knicks Morning News (2015.07.23)

[New York Post] Ex-Knick Pablo Prigioni reaches deal with another Western power (Thu, 23 Jul 2015 02:48:37 -0400) Former Knick Pablo Prigioni will get a chance to contribute with another playoff team. The 38-year-old free-agent point guard reached an agreement with the Clippers on a one-year, veteran's minimum… [New York Times] Liberty 59, Sparks 53: Tina Charles Leads Liberty Past Sparks for Fifth Straight Win (Thu, 23 Jul 2015 05:26:40 GMT) Charles had 14 points and 14 rebounds as the Liberty dominated on the glass and secured sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference heading into the All-Star …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.07.21)

[New York Times] Hammon, Spurs Take Las Vegas Summer League Championship (Tue, 21 Jul 2015 04:22:39 GMT) Becky Hammon already made history when she became the first female head coach in NBA summer league. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Nuggets Trade Ty Lawson to Rockets (Tue, 21 Jul 2015 03:56:18 GMT) Denver received a protected first-round pick in 2016, four plays and cash from Houston. [New York Times] Pistons Welcome Reggie Jackson Back With New Contract (Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:17:05 GMT) Less than a month ago, Stan Van Gundy said bringing back point guard Reggie Jackson …continue reading

Knicks Summer League Stats: The Good, The Not-So-Bad, And The Ugly

The Good: I’m going to talk about Porzingis briefly. Clearly he was the best player on the team, and has given the Knicks their first exciting prospect since Gallo. He had 18.4 pts/36 on 59.1% ts%, with only 2.2 to/36, toss in 3.1 blk/36. Yes the rebounding is a concern, but everything else is there. The next guy up on the stat line is Maurice Ndour. He caught my eye early on with his high energy game, and the stats back it up. Maurice tied with Kristaps for the team lead with 3.1 blk/36, and he was very active on …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.07.20)

[New York Times] Connecticut Continues Freefall in WNBA’s Eastern Conference (Mon, 20 Jul 2015 06:07:38 GMT) After a great start to the season with seven wins in their first eight games, the Connecticut Sun have fallen back to the pack in the Eastern Conference.

Knicks Morning News (2015.07.19)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Raptors Add Bismack Biyombo (Sun, 19 Jul 2015 04:00:03 GMT) Toronto signed Biyombo, a free agent who played last season with the Charlotte Hornets, to a one-year contract. [New York Times] N.B.A. Salaries Explode, Even Among Average Players (Sun, 19 Jul 2015 03:06:45 GMT) With a $24 billion television deal that was to kick in before the 2016-17 season, the pay is going nowhere but up.

Knicks Morning News (2015.07.18)

[New York Times] 2-Week Quest for Minutes, Eyes and Contracts (Sat, 18 Jul 2015 01:44:51 GMT) The N.B.A. Development League has fielded a summer league team for seven years to provide a stage for the league’s players and coaches in their pursuit of an N.B.A. contract. [New York Post] Knicks have kept Carmelo in the loop — even if Phil Jackson hasn’t (Sat, 18 Jul 2015 01:02:50 -0400) LAS VEGAS — While Phil Jackson said he hasn't debriefed Carmelo Anthony on the Knicks' modest free-agent haul this July, at least someone prominent from the organization has. According to… [New York …continue reading