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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Knicks Morning News (2019.02.08)

  • [NYDN] Enes Kanter and Knicks breakup is surprisingly amicable
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 4:25:00 PM)

    The end might’ve been ugly, but the final divorce was amicable. After a couple months of Enes Kanter publicly feuding with David Fizdale and questioning the organization’s desire for winning, the Knicks waived the Turkish center Thursday with a classy statement from GM Scott Perry.

    “From the moment…

  • [NYDN] Anthony Davis stays put at trade deadline, and Knicks don’t add anything
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:15:00 PM)

    For the Knicks, it was already the Summer of KD and Kyrie. Now we can officially add AD to the list.

    As the Knicks waived Enes Kanter and Wesley Matthews with their only trade deadline moves Thursday, the Pelicans held onto Anthony Davis to set up a crazy bidding war this summer.

    More teams will…

  • [Sports Illustrated] NBA Rumors: Lakers Target Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Release Enes Kanter
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:59:19 PM)

    Keep track of all the buyout news and rumors following Thursday’s trade deadline.

  • [Sports Illustrated] Report: Wesley Matthews Secures Buyout from Knicks, Will Sign With Pacers
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:37:39 PM)

    Indiana is looking to fill the spot left by Victor Oladipo’s injury.

  • [Sports Illustrated] Knicks Waive Enes Kanter After NBA Trade Deadline
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:13:34 PM)

    Kanter averaged 14 points and 10.5 rebounds in 26 minutes this season with the Knicks.

  • [TheRinger] NBA Rumors: Lakers Target Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Release Enes Kanter
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:59:19 PM)

    Keep track of all the buyout news and rumors following Thursday’s trade deadline.

  • [TheRinger] Report: Wesley Matthews Secures Buyout from Knicks, Will Sign With Pacers
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:37:39 PM)

    Indiana is looking to fill the spot left by Victor Oladipo’s injury.

  • [TheRinger] Knicks Waive Enes Kanter After NBA Trade Deadline
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:13:34 PM)

    Kanter averaged 14 points and 10.5 rebounds in 26 minutes this season with the Knicks.

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox faces ‘tough decision’ now that he’s a Rising Star
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 10:44:07 PM)

    Knicks rookie Kevin Knox has to make a tough call next Saturday night. As the newest member of All-Star Weekend’s Rising Stars Challenge next Friday, he has free, plum tickets for Saturday’s Slam Dunk Contest that will feature his new teammate Dennis Smith Jr. and his old Kentucky mate Hamidou Diallo, a Queens product. Before…

  • [NYPost] David Fizdale stands behind Kevin Durant’s media rant
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 5:37:16 PM)

    Kevin Durant mentioned the Knicks during his late-night press-conference rant following another Warriors’ victory Wednesday — ticked off about speculation he’s headed to the Garden in July. Knicks coach David Fizdale understands why a marquee free-agent-to-be would get agitated by the overwhelming speculation. The Durant-to-New York rumor heated to a boil after the Knicks traded…

  • [NYPost] NBA trade deadline winners and losers: perfect Markelle Fultz deal
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 1:23:20 PM)

    The NBA trade deadline has passed. Come playoff time, the championship contenders will largely look as they do now. So, now that the final opportunity to make a massive move is gone, here’s a look at the league’s winners and losers of deals since the Knicks shipped Kristaps Porzingis: Winner: Bucks The top team in…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ Anthony Davis window stays open as Kanter’s, Matthews’ shuts
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 11:33:34 AM)

    The best news for the Knicks is Anthony Davis didn’t leave the Big Easy. The Knicks failed to make a trade at Thursday’s 3 p.m. deadline, didn’t get Davis and proceeded as expected on buyouts for Enes Kanter and Wesley Matthews. Two hours after the deadline, the Knicks waived Kanter and Matthews so they can…

  • [SNY Knicks] If Knicks land Durant and Irving, who could be their supporting cast?
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 10:36:44 PM)

    Knicks fans should know better than to put the cart in front of the horse, but with their team’s summer plans revolving around Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, it’s worth looking at how they plan to surround the two with players that can aid them in a championship hunt.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on Knicks trade target Anthony Davis: 5-time All-Star will play remainder of season for Pelicans
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 9:54:52 PM)

    Pelicans star Anthony Davis has requested a trade, informing the team he has no interest in re-signing. With news of Davis wanting out came reports that the Knicks have strong interest in trading for him. Here are the latest rumors…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Kevin Knox to play in Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star weekend
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 6:52:58 PM)

    Kevin Knox is honored to bring his talent out of the Big Apple and showcase it on the national stage during All-Star weekend.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks release C Enes Kanter, G/F Wesley Matthews as trade deadline closes
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:43:54 PM)

    With the NBA trade deadline officially closed, the Knicks will release C Enes Kanter and newly-acquired G/F Wesley Matthews.

  • [SNY Knicks] What’s next for Knicks now that trade deadline has passed?
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 11:52:36 PM)

    After the blockbuster trade that sent Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks and made the possibilities for the summer of 2019 tantalizing, the Knicks remained silent all the way through the NBA trade deadline, which passed Thursday afternoon.

  • [SNY Knicks] Other teams interested in Knicks’ Wesley Matthews
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 1:49:16 PM)

    Should New York buy out Wesley Matthews, who was in last week’s Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster trade, executives reportedly believe the Houston Rockets will have interest in signing him.

  • [SNY Knicks] Could Enes Kanter join Celtics if Knicks buy him out?
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 1:27:37 PM)

    Enes Kanter, unhappy with his playing time over the past few weeks, is to be released by the Knicks as the NBA trade deadline came to an end on Thursday.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks receiving trade interest in Noah Vonleh from Nuggets
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 1:14:34 PM)

    With under two hours remaining until the NBA trade deadline, the Knicks have received trade interest from the Denver Nuggets in forward Noah Vonleh.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kevin Durant rips media over coverage: ‘I got nothing to do with the Knicks’
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 8:20:46 AM)

    Speaking to reporters Wednesday night for the first time in over a week, Warriors star Kevin Durant ripped the media’s recent coverage of him — coverage where many speculated his silence had to do with the Knicks recently opening up two max free agency slots for this summer.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks trade deadline primer: 5 paths New York could take
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 8:55:17 AM)

    Although Knicks fans may have had their trade fill following the Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster, there’s still some time to go until the trade deadline with several possible directions for New York.

  • [NBA] Knicks Waive Enes Kanter
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 11:47:27 AM)

    NEW YORK, NY (February 7, 2019) – The New York Knicks announced today that the team has waived center Enes Kante

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Trade Deadline: Anthony Davis Stays Put as East Powers Jockey
    (Friday, February 08, 2019 5:02:16 AM)

    The New Orleans Pelicans were unable to find a destination for Davis, but the Bucks, Raptors and 76ers all made deals as they race to the top of the Eastern Conference.

  • [NYTimes] Markelle Fultz and the Smaller N.B.A. Deals That Mattered
    (Friday, February 08, 2019 1:14:10 AM)

    Stars being added to Eastern Conference powerhouses drew most of the headlines, but there were other moves that could prove significant.

  • [NYTimes] Nets’ Caris LeVert Set to Return 3 Months After Scary Foot Injury
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 9:15:11 PM)

    LeVert was building toward a career year when he went down in November with what at first appeared to be a devastating foot injury.

  • [NYTimes] Critic’s Pick: ‘High Flying Bird’ Review: A Thrilling Dunk on Capitalism
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 5:09:25 PM)

    The director Steven Soderbergh teams up with Tarell Alvin McCraney and André Holland to take on the contradictions of modern sports culture.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Behind the Nets’ Success Is a Carefully Crafted Culture and, Finally, a Clue
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 5:08:15 PM)

    A strategy of bringing in players with something to prove has made the Nets a team of low-wattage players finding their footing and becoming stars.

  • [ESPN] Knicks waive Kanter; Matthews to join Pacers
    (Thursday, February 07, 2019 3:37:08 PM)

    Center Enes Kanter, whose $18.6M expiring contract proved too difficult to trade, was released by the Knicks. Wesley Matthews also was waived and is expected to join the Pacers, sources told ESPN.

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