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Knicks Morning News (2017.04.13)

[NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony decides to play finale, Knicks beat 76ers to close season (Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:25:26 AM) Carmelo Anthony laced up his sneakers and wore the Knicks’ home white uniform for perhaps one last time instead of spending what could have been his final game with the team on the bench in a blazer. [NY Newsday] Knicks doctors recommend surgery for Joakim Noah (Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:56:38 PM) The Knicks announced Joakim Noah has a right shoulder injury and that team doctors are recommending surgery, but no decision has been made. [NY Newsday] Knicks Insider podcast: …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.12)

[SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Evaluating the Knicks’ season (Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:10:35 AM) [SNY Knicks] Report: Joakim Noah needs rotator cuff surgery (Tuesday, April 11, 2017 11:18:55 PM) Joakim Noah will undergo rotator cuff surgery, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. [SNY Knicks] Hornacek discusses Melo’s season, potential Knicks future (Tuesday, April 11, 2017 3:45:09 PM) It’s expected that the Knicks, who attempted to trade Anthony prior to the deadline this season, will make him available this offseason. [SNY Knicks] Baker has impressed while taking on bigger role than expected (Tuesday, April 11, 2017 12:45:39 PM) [SNY Knicks] Oakley …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.11)

[SNY Knicks] Rise of Hernangomez offered glimmer of hope in Knicks’ lost season (Monday, April 10, 2017 1:30:16 PM) Coming into the season, Willy Hernangomez was regarded as a raw prospect who would need time to develop and make the necessary adjustments in his game. [NYPost] Ron Baker’s growth makes easy Knicks decision much trickier (Monday, April 10, 2017 5:08:49 PM) The odds of making an NBA roster were slim. Getting consistent playing time as a rookie were even lower. So when Ron Baker — the undrafted former Wichita State star who was so under-the-radar out of high school he …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.10)

[ESPN] Markelle Fultz: It would be ‘amazing’ to play for Knicks (Sunday, April 09, 2017 6:50:07 PM) Markelle Fultz: It would be ‘amazing’ to play for Knicks [NY Newsday] Markelle Fultz watches Knicks lose to Raptors (Sunday, April 09, 2017 7:24:00 PM) The Knicks had an interested onlooker sitting courtside at the Garden for their next-to-last game Sunday, one they wouldn’t mind having on their team next season. [NY Newsday] Stephon Marbury preaches patience with Phil Jackson’s system (Sunday, April 09, 2017 6:20:55 PM) Stephon Marbury believes the Knicks are in “a great space” with Phil Jackson running the team, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.09)

[NYDN] Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis still wants to prove he can be durable (Saturday, April 08, 2017 9:17:40 PM) A sore back may preclude Kristaps Porzingis from playing in the final two games, meaning he would finish this season as he did the last. [NYTimes] Warriors 123, Pelicans 101: Warriors Win Their 14th Straight in Kevin Durant’s Return (Sunday, April 09, 2017 5:07:38 AM) Durant finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists while Stephen Curry was sidelined by a bruised left knee. [NYPost] Doctor: Derrick Rose can be MVP again — and reinjure knee (Saturday, April 08, 2017 10:04:24 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.08)

[NYPost] Courtney Lee goes off after rook chucks up late 3 in blowout (Friday, April 07, 2017 6:30:02 PM) MEMPHIS, Tenn. — As the Knicks were a second away from absorbing their 50th loss of the season Friday night, Grizzlies rookie Wade Baldwin IV added one more grain of salt to the wound. Knicks shooting guard Courtney Lee wasn’t going to let him escape without causing a salty commotion. After first dribbling out the… [NYPost] NBA commish: I’m staying out of James Dolan-fan dust-up (Friday, April 07, 2017 1:05:46 PM) Adam Silver might not like one of his owners cursing …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.04.07)

[ESPN] Brandon Jennings: Carmelo Anthony trade talks ‘took a toll’ on Knicks (Friday, April 07, 2017 1:02:24 AM) Brandon Jennings: Carmelo Anthony trade talks ‘took a toll’ on Knicks [NYPost] Brandon Jennings triumphant in return as James Dolan stews (Thursday, April 06, 2017 8:44:48 PM) Knicks owner James Dolan should thank his lucky stars the Garden is still packed in these final, wretched days, filled with lively, singing, dancing fans chanting De-Fense in the final minutes of a Knicks’ fourth-quarter comeback Thursday against the Wizards. A rally from 12 points down in the last nine minutes got the game tied… …continue reading