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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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Knicks Morning News (2018.08.06)

[SNY Knicks] Westgate sets Knicks’ win total over/under at 29.5 (Sunday, August 05, 2018 7:05:00 PM) Westgate Las Vegas set the Knicks’ over/under win total at 29.5 wins, which is the fifth-fewest total among all 30 NBA teams. [NYTimes] ‘Really Bold Move’: W.N.B.A. Union Praises Aces’ Boycott After 25-Hour Trip (Monday, August 06, 2018 1:18:52 AM) A series of travel delays opened players up to an increased risk of injury, and two of the union’s officers agreed that not playing was the right call. [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: Donald Trump and the Black Athlete (Sunday, August 05, 2018 11:34:15 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.05)

[NYPost] Ex-Knicks guard sees trait that can make Kevin Knox a star (Saturday, August 04, 2018 3:13:54 PM) The personality differences between father and son are striking, according to Charlie Ward. The elder Kevin Knox was a brash 6-foot-3 wide receiver at Florida State. Kevin Knox II is a 6-9 forward out of Kentucky — the strong, silent type whom Ward believes has the mentality to become the Knicks next “superstar.” On draft… [NYTimes] Trump Mocks LeBron James’s Intelligence and Calls Don Lemon ‘Dumbest Man’ on TV (Saturday, August 04, 2018 7:40:24 PM) The president lashed out at the N.B.A. …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.04)

[SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah working hard with Knicks’ future in limbo (Friday, August 03, 2018 6:35:24 PM) Noah was seen getting in rebounding work with former Knicks developmental coach Chris Brickley on Friday. [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Lance Thomas eager to show leadership skills (Friday, August 03, 2018 6:41:34 PM) Knicks forward Lance Thomas is excited for the upcoming NBA season and is already on the same page as new head coach David Fizdale. [NYPost] The veteran who’s going to school Knicks’ rookie studs (Friday, August 03, 2018 9:04:47 PM) Lance Thomas spent Friday at an Upper East Side school talking …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.03)

[NYTimes] Diana Taurasi and Brittney Griner Are the W.N.B.A.’s Iconic Duo. Don’t Wait. (Friday, August 03, 2018 9:00:10 AM) They’re great apart but even better together. Taurasi and Griner have spent years tailoring their games to each other, and another championship for the Phoenix Mercury may be the reward. [NYDN] EXCLUSIVE: Police union to troll de Blasio in New Orleans with Mardis Gras-themed ads (Friday, August 03, 2018 3:00:00 AM) The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association will take its anti-de Blasio show on the road yet again — following him to New Orleans to troll him in person, in print and on …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.02)

[NYDN] Unified in tragedy: Families of fallen firefighters grow together 40 years after Waldbaum’s blaze (Thursday, August 02, 2018 3:00:00 AM) It was a tragedy that tore their families apart — but they found a new family with each other. Four decades after six firefighters died in Brooklyn’s infamous Waldbaum’s fire, the children of the fallen first responders will be honoring their relatives’ memory at a special Mass on Thursday — in… [NYDN] How ICE harms the justice system: The feds’ aggressive tactics in our courthouses are emboldening violent criminals (Thursday, August 02, 2018 2:00:00 AM) Responding to criticism of …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.08.01)

[NYDN] SEE IT: “I will not have a fire on my block,” NYPD captain says as he kicks over memorial candles in the Bronx (Wednesday, August 01, 2018 3:00:00 AM) A Bronx NYPD captain who’s known by his officers as ‘Captain America” was caught on a viral video knocking over candles at a sidewalk memorial during Sunday’s Dominican Day Parade, police sources said. “I will not have a fire on my block,” Captain Emilio Melendez says in the one-minute clip, which… [NYDN] Hometown Heroes nominee Kevin O’Donnell promotes harmony in one of the city’s most diverse communities (Wednesday, August 01, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.31)

[NYPost] Porzingis visit is everything Knicks love about David Fizdale (Monday, July 30, 2018 7:43:37 AM) Mission accomplished. Knicks coach David Fizdale and his wife, Natasha, have moved on from Latvia to a seaside resort in Croatia, but the five days spent in Kristaps Porzingis’ home country thrilled Knicks brass, according to sources. The visit that concluded this weekend featured basketball talk and relaxation in Liepaja’s special saunas by the beach…. [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Perry details his whirlwind journey that landed him in New York last season (Monday, July 30, 2018 12:50:57 PM) Last summer, Scott Perry was ready to …continue reading