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Monday, August 19, 2019

Knicks Morning News (2019.04.04)

  • [YahooSports] Why Ric Bucher believes Kevin Durant leaving Warriors for Knicks is ‘done’
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 11:30:24 PM)

    Why Ric Bucher believes Kevin Durant leaving Warriors for Knicks is ‘done’ originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Most people think Kevin Durant would be crazy to leave the Warriors, especially if the Dubs cap off this season by winning their third straight title as many expect them to. At the same time, those same people believe Durant, who can opt out of his contract this summer and become a free agent, will leave the Bay Area and join the New York Knicks this offseason. Rumors have swirled for months about the two-time NBA Finals MVP’s reported plan to head to the Big Apple and team up with Kyrie Irving.

  • [NYDN] Ja Morant is great backup plan for desperate Knicks
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 7:20:20 PM)

    There is an 86% chance the Knicks do not draft Zion Williamson this June. Backup plans are not only appropriate, but necessary.

    Ja Morant, the new consensus No. 2 overall pick, announced Wednesday night that he will enter the draft. Of course he will. America plans to file taxes this month, too.

  • [TheRinger] Ja Morant is great backup plan for desperate Knicks
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 7:20:20 PM)

    There is an 86% chance the Knicks do not draft Zion Williamson this June. Backup plans are not only appropriate, but necessary.

    Ja Morant, the new consensus No. 2 overall pick, announced Wednesday night that he will enter the draft. Of course he will. America plans to file taxes this month, too.

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Kornet, Allen, Mudiay, Oakley
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 1:45:09 PM)

    Luke Kornet is making a strong push for a new contract during his late-season audition with the Knicks, writes Marc Berman of The New York Post. Coach David Fizdale has benched veteran center DeAndre Jordan to take a longer look at rookie Mitchell Robinson alongside Kornet, who will be a free agent this summer. They […]

  • [NYTimes] Raptors Defeat the Nets for a 5th Straight Win; Knicks Fall to the Magic
    (Thursday, April 04, 2019 3:37:55 AM)

    The Nets dropped to 39-40 and missed another chance to improve their playoff situation.

  • [NYTimes] Russell Westbrook Dedicates His ‘20-20-20’ Triple-Double to Nipsey Hussle
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 2:30:30 PM)

    The Oklahoma City Thunder star joined Wilt Chamberlain on Tuesday when he became only the second player in N.B.A. history to have at least 20 points, 20 rebounds and 20 assists in a game.

  • [NYPost] Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson have reversal of fortunes as Knicks fall again
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 5:40:05 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — This was a rookie role reversal, and the way it actually was expected to be. For one night, Mitchell Robinson looked like a second-round project center and Kevin Knox played like a lottery pick. Knox, with his parents, grandparents and friends on hand after driving over from Tampa looked as good as…

  • [NYPost] Knicks keep their promise to Mario Hezonja, and it pays off
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 10:33:30 AM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — If Mario Hezonja played all the time the way he did Wednesday, he never would have been shown the door by the Magic in the first place. Knicks coach David Fizdale kept his promise and it paid off — at least for Hezonja. In January, Fizdale guaranteed Hezonja that in the Knicks’…

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks Takeaways from Wednesday’s 114-100 loss to Magic
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 10:29:40 PM)

    The Knicks could have spoiled the Magic on Wednesday night, but they dropped the ball in a 114-100 loss in Orlando.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on pending free agent Kevin Durant: NBA Execs think he is ‘bound for’ Knicks
    (Wednesday, April 03, 2019 1:08:26 PM)

    Warriors star Kevin Durant can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kyrie Irving on the Knicks this summer has picked up steam since the Kristaps Porzingis trade cleared two max slots for New York. Here are the latest rumors…

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