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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

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 (2015.06.22)

[New York Daily News] At NBA draft, could D’Angelo Russell fall to Knicks? (Mon, 22 Jun 2015 03:43:30 GMT) The Knicks and their fans have been pointing to these next two weeks since before the calendar turned to 2015. [New York Times] Shocking: Tulsa Leads Western Conference in WNBA (Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:25:38 GMT) Don’t look now, but the Tulsa Shock are sitting atop the Western Conference. [New York Times] Small Ball Was Story of Finals, but Bigs May Own Draft Night (Mon, 22 Jun 2015 06:16:35 GMT) Small ball was the story of the NBA Finals. [New York …continue reading

Knicks Draft 2015 Round Table: Part 4

The KnickerBlogger staff has decided to spend the 8 days prior to the draft discussing the upcoming event. Each day will feature a different question that we will attempt to answer. Feel free to join us in the comment section! 10 years from now, where will this draft rank in terms of NBA talent? Silverman: Can I just keep putting shrug emoticons? It’s a total crapshoot. At the start of the season, you’d probably put the 2013 draft under the biggest bus you could find and tramle it to death. Even Mike Woodson would approve. Now? Otto Porter looked great …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.06.21)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Ex-Atlanta Hawks General Manager Cleared (Sun, 21 Jun 2015 04:25:07 GMT) An independent investigation determined that Danny Ferry was not motivated by racial bias when he made statements that led to the buyout of his contract. [New York Daily News] Isola: Phil Jackson’s strange trip with Knicks continues (Sun, 21 Jun 2015 01:13:57 GMT) This was always Phil Jackson’s time of year.

Knicks Draft 2015 Round Table: Part 3

The KnickerBlogger staff has decided to spend the 8 days prior to the draft discussing the upcoming event. Each day will feature a different question that we will attempt to answer. Feel free to join us in the comment section! Predict the top 3 picks Kurylo: Towns, Russell, Okafor. I think the Lakers pass on Okafor. He’s no Shaq defensively, and Russell has the higher ceiling. But I don’t see Okafor dropping to 4. Philly takes the BPA, which will make things interesting for the Knicks at #4. Silverman: Towns, Russell, Porzingis. I agree with Mikey, but given Philly’s sudden …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.06.20)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Fever Defeat the Liberty (Sat, 20 Jun 2015 04:41:00 GMT) Maggie Lucas hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points, and the visiting Indiana Fever cruised to an 80-63 victory over the Liberty. [New York Times] AP Source: Hawks Reach Buyout Agreement With GM Danny Ferry (Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:16:43 GMT) The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a buyout of the final two years of general manager Danny Ferry’s contract, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Friday. [New York Times] One Million People in …continue reading

Knicks Draft 2015 Round Table: Part 2

The KnickerBlogger staff has decided to spend the 8 days prior to the draft discussing the upcoming event. Each day will feature a different question that we will attempt to answer. Feel free to join us in the comment section! Of Towns, Okafor, Mudiay and Russell, which one is most likely to be a bust? Kurylo: Despite my statistical background, I’m not going to say Mudiay. Sure he’s got the smallest dataset of the bunch, and his shot is questionable. But he has a few things in his favor. First he’s playing against grown men in China, which is likely …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2015.06.19)

[New York Times] Is LeBron James the N.B.A. Finals M.V.P., Win or Lose? (Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:24:07 GMT) James’s 40-point triple-double in Game 5 was the first in the N.B.A. finals since Jerry West accomplished the feat in 1969.