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Knicks Morning News (2017.08.02)

[SNY Knicks] Former Knicks assistant Dan D’Antoni gives high praise to Sessions (Tuesday, August 01, 2017 12:40:13 PM) Former Knicks assistant coach Dan D’Antoni says it is about time the Knicks took a shot on PG Ramon Sessions, per The Post’s Marc Berman. [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony getting recruited by another Trail Blazer (Tuesday, August 01, 2017 8:16:51 PM) BALTIMORE — The Mayor of Baltimore says Carmelo Anthony would be “an asset” for any NBA team and Trail Blazers shooting guard Evan Turner believes that includes Portland. Turner appeared at Coppin State for the Anthony-sponsored “Basketball Tournament,” rooting on the alumni …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.01)

[NYPost] Old Knicks hand wanted Ramon Sessions here years ago (Monday, July 31, 2017 7:10:12 PM) During Dan D’Antoni’s three-plus seasons as a Knicks assistant coach, and even back in Phoenix before the 2007 NBA Draft, he lobbied for Ramon Sessions. D’Antoni is long gone and now head coach at Marshall, his alma mater, but Sessions is finally a Knick. D’Antoni, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni’s brother, has known Sessions since he… [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony finally might be ready to come out of hiding (Monday, July 31, 2017 5:01:30 PM) The moment of truth has arrived for Carmelo Anthony. Tuesday night, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.31)

[NYPost] Derrick Rose wanted no part of the Knicks’ plans for him (Sunday, July 30, 2017 8:28:54 PM) Kyrie Irving wants the Knicks. Derrick Rose did not. The divorce was mutual when Rose accepted the Cavaliers’ veteran minimum for one year, $2.1 million last week. The Knicks, who kept in contact with Rose until the end, never offered him the veteran’s minimum, according to an NBA source. Knicks brass believes newly acquired veteran… [NYDN] VIDEO: Ex-Knick Danilo Gallinari punches opponent, fractures hand (Sunday, July 30, 2017 7:08:16 PM) Not a good look for Gallinari.

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.29)

[NYTimes] Knicks Sign Ramon Sessions to Bolster Backcourt (Saturday, July 29, 2017 1:11:45 AM) The Knicks agreed to a one-year contract with Sessions, a 10-year veteran who will join the rookie Frank Ntilikina and Ron Baker as the team’s point guards. [NYTimes] The Next Great Point Guard? Layshia Clarendon Makes Her Case (Friday, July 28, 2017 6:49:05 PM) Clarendon leads the W.N.B.A. in assists and assist percentage, earning a spot in the All-Star Game. Few could have imagined that before the season — except her. [ESPN] Knicks, Sessions agree to one-year deal (Friday, July 28, 2017 3:23:06 PM) Knicks, Sessions …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.28)

[NYPost] Kyrie Irving ‘very badly’ wants to join the Knicks: report (Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:48:45 PM) Kyrie Irving wants to join the New York Knicks “very badly.” ESPN’s Pablo Torre [NYDN] Porzingis pays tribute to NY, Latvia and Knicks with sneaker (Thursday, July 27, 2017 5:26:48 PM) Kristaps Porzingis is paying homage to his home — both his new and his old. [NYDN] Kyrie Irving wants ‘very badly’ to play for the Knicks: report (Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:58:55 AM) Never underestimate the lure of coming home. [SNY Knicks] Report: Kyrie Irving wants to be traded to the Knicks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.27)

[SNY Knicks] Melo still focused on being traded to Rockets, not Cavs (Wednesday, July 26, 2017 2:05:14 PM) A trade for Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving seems unlikely given the fact that SF Carmelo Anthony is still focused on being traded to the Houston Rockets, per ESPN’s Ian Begley. [NYDN] Derrick Rose as 6th man can be game changer – If Cavs keep Kyrie (Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:56:31 PM) Despite Kyrie Irving’s wishes, the Cavaliers do not have to trade him this year.