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Author: Mike Kurylo

Mike Kurylo is the founder and editor of KnickerBlogger.net. 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 (2017.06.11)

[NYPost] Mark Cuban is scoping French point guard on Knicks’ radar (Saturday, June 10, 2017 2:58:09 PM) Ciao, Frankie! If the Knicks pass on French League point guard Frank Ntilikina with the eighth pick, the Mavericks, sitting at No. 9, are interested in the 18-year-old stud. According to sources, the Mavericks sent out a contingent that featured busy billionaire owner Mark Cuban, general manager Donnie Nelson and director of player personnel Tony… [NYPost] Knicks exploring a few big-time 3-point draft talents (Saturday, June 10, 2017 8:46:27 AM) After Knicks president Phil Jackson hosted North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.10)

[NYTimes] Cavaliers 137, Warriors 116 | Golden State Leads Series, 3-1: Cavaliers Explode, Refusing to Go Quietly Against the Warriors (Saturday, June 10, 2017 4:32:55 AM) Cleveland, the defending N.B.A. champion, put up 49 points in the first quarter and ended Golden State’s undefeated playoff run. [NYTimes] N.B.A. Finals: How the Cavs Dominated the Warriors in Game 4 (Saturday, June 10, 2017 5:27:45 AM) The Cavaliers made a finals-record 24 3-pointers to force a Game 5 in Oakland. Kyrie Irving led the way with 40 points. [NYTimes] Oracle Arena vs. Quicken Loans: Like Night and Day (or Warriors and Cavs) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.09)

[SNY Knicks] NC State’s Smith Jr. meets with Jackson, does not work out for Knicks (Thursday, June 08, 2017 9:55:00 AM) North Carolina State guard Dennis Smith Jr. met with Knicks president Phil Jackson on Monday, but did not participate in his scheduled work out with the club on Wednesday. [NYTimes] Draymond Green, Heart of the Warriors, Has a Quieter Beat (Friday, June 09, 2017 1:08:15 AM) The forward has not seemed as visible as he was in last year’s N.B.A. finals, but that is because he has learned to refine his leadership. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Kevin Durant Outplays, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.08)

[NYTimes] Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 | Golden State leads series, 3-0: Late Surge Puts Warriors One Step From Postseason Perfection (Thursday, June 08, 2017 6:19:52 AM) Kevin Durant’s go-ahead 3-pointer gave Golden State the victory over the Cavaliers. If the Warriors win Friday, they will finish the playoffs with a 16-0 record. [NYTimes] The Warriors Won’t Slow Down Soon. But What Bumps Could Arise? (Wednesday, June 07, 2017 8:40:48 PM) Golden State has given the N.B.A. finals a lopsided quality, and its future is bright. Here’s a look at what the team must do to maintain its dominance. [NYTimes] Warriors …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.07)

[ESPN] Knicks to work out N.C. State’s Dennis Smith Jr. (Tuesday, June 06, 2017 1:00:31 PM) Knicks to work out N.C. State’s Dennis Smith Jr. [NYPost] Mets executive’s son is high on the Knicks’ draft radar (Tuesday, June 06, 2017 11:50:05 PM) These aren’t heady days for the Mets, but for the club’s director of player relations Donovan Mitchell, they are exciting, nerve-wracking times. Donovan Mitchell Jr., his son, has risen on the Knicks’ radar and is being considered for the eighth pick in the draft. According to sources, Mitchell, a Louisville combo guard, has a workout… [NYPost] NBA experts: …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.06)

[NYDN] Derek Fisher arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing car (Monday, June 05, 2017 4:49:51 PM) Ex-Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his car early Sunday morning. [NYDN] Derek Fisher talks for first time since DUI crash (Monday, June 05, 2017 4:12:07 PM) Derek Fisher spoke for the first time about his Sunday morning car crash and ensuing DUI arrest. [SNY Knicks] Monk would be among ideal prospects to fit Knicks system, handle N.Y. (Monday, June 05, 2017 5:15:00 PM) Should Malik Monk be available when the Knicks pick at …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.05)

[NYDN] Derek Fisher arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing car (Sunday, June 04, 2017 3:16:19 PM) Ex-Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his car early Sunday morning. [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: From the Cradle of Innovation Comes a Self-Driving Team (Sunday, June 04, 2017 3:47:53 PM) The players of the Golden State Warriors, a squad run more like a start-up than a sports team, set the destination and choose the best route. [NYTimes] Celebrities Flock to Warriors. And We’re Talking About Practice. (Sunday, June 04, 2017 5:28:21 PM) Golden …continue reading