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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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 (2014.07.11)

[New York Newsday] Phil Jackson feeling optimistic about Carmelo Anthony: 'We really struck a chord' (Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:44:49 EDT) Phil Jackson said he and Carmelo Anthony "struck a chord'' when they met in Los Angeles last week, and he's confident that the Knicks will re-sign their best player. [New York Daily News] Phil Jackson thinks wait for Carmelo Anthony will be worth it for Knicks (Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:22:29 GMT) Phil Jackson has not spoken with or had texts returned from Carmelo Anthony in recent days. But the Knicks president indicated he hopes to hear from the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.10)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Spurs’ Popovich Receives Extension (Thu, 10 Jul 2014 03:56:40 GMT) Gregg Popovich, one of five coaches to have won at least five N.B.A. championships, agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs. [New York Times] Sterling Shouts at Wife in Courtroom (Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:26:05 GMT) Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, shouted, “Get away from me, you pig,” at Rochelle Sterling, his estranged wife, at a trial that will determine whether she legally removed him from a trust in order to sell the team. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.09)

[New York Daily News] Knicks coach Fisher hoping for Melo assist (Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:36:45 GMT) Phil Jackson’s brief comments to the assembled media upon leaving the Knicks’ practice Tuesday in a high-school gym just off The Strip could have also been directed at stalling free agent Carmelo Anthony. [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony has not made free agency decision, Knicks, Lakers and Bulls waiting (Wed, 09 Jul 2014 04:30:54 GMT) Carmelo Anthony’s ever-changing deadline was extended another day, thus leaving the Knicks wondering if the free agent forward is laying the groundwork to leave New York. [New …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.08)

[New York Daily News] Carmelo ‘torn’ between Knicks, Lakers, Bulls (Tue, 08 Jul 2014 06:08:31 GMT) Carmelo Anthony is “torn” over where to spend the prime years of his career, according to a friend of the Knicks All Star forward. Anthony, 30, is still debating his next move with the Knicks, Lakers and the Bulls as his top three choices, the source claims. [New York Times] Nets’ Low-Key Introduction Reflects New Coach (Tue, 08 Jul 2014 02:36:17 GMT) The Nets’ introduction of Lionel Hollins contrasted with the pageantry that accompanied last year’s introduction of Jason Kidd. [New York Times] Testimony …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.07)

[New York Times] AP Sources: LeBron James to Meet With Heat (Mon, 07 Jul 2014 05:53:17 GMT) Before LeBron James makes his next decision, Pat Riley will get a chance to convince him to stay in Miami. [New York Times] French Forward Diaw to Stay in San Antonio (Mon, 07 Jul 2014 03:02:08 GMT) Boris Diaw will re-sign with the NBA champion San Antonio Spurs, the French forward announced on Sunday. Diaw, whose versatility inside and outside the paint played a key role in helping the Spurs capture the title this past season, announced the news via Twitter. “Hey Spurs …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.06)

[New York Daily News] Lupica: Carmelo Anthony has got all the moves (Sun, 06 Jul 2014 05:16:00 GMT) From the time Phil Jackson took the job as president and chief operating savior of the New York Knicks, getting the first max contract in the history of NBA front offices, we haven’t just treated him like the most powerful guy at the Garden, we’ve treated him like the most powerful guy in New York sports. [New York Daily News] Lakers become serious threat to sign Carmelo Anthony (Sun, 06 Jul 2014 02:26:28 GMT) Phil Jackson is now battling his former club …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.07.05)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Ginobili Suffers Stress Fracture (Sat, 05 Jul 2014 04:15:41 GMT) Manu Ginobili has a stress fracture of the lower fibula of his right leg, the San Antonio Spurs said. [New York Times] In Reversal of Earlier Strategy, Knicks Ply Anthony With Cash (Sat, 05 Jul 2014 00:41:23 GMT) After being told he would have to accept less to build a winning team at the Garden, Carmelo Anthony was reportedly offered a maximum contract by the team president Phil Jackson — $129 million over five years. [New York Daily News] Carmelo Anthony expected to …continue reading