Knicks Morning News (2019.04.27)

  • [Hoops Rumors] Knicks Rumors: Offseason, Durant, Kyrie, Kawhi
    (Friday, April 26, 2019 9:53:55 AM)

    Despite winning just 17 games in 2018/19, the Knicks repeatedly suggested they were happy with the direction the franchise was headed. As Ian Begley of ESPN.com details, head coach David Fizdale said that he had heard praise from people around the NBA for how hard his players were competing, and for how the Knicks were […]

  • [Newsday] Knicks Rumors: Offseason, Durant, Kyrie, Kawhi
    (Friday, April 26, 2019 9:53:55 AM)

    Despite winning just 17 games in 2018/19, the Knicks repeatedly suggested they were happy with the direction the franchise was headed. As Ian Begley of ESPN.com details, head coach David Fizdale said that he had heard praise from people around the NBA for how hard his players were competing, and for how the Knicks were […]

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Playoffs Hit the Second Round, Where the Real Fun Begins in the East
    (Friday, April 26, 2019 8:54:56 PM)

    After a mostly underwhelming first round, the Eastern Conference semifinals offer two compelling matchups that will have consequences far beyond the playoffs.

  • [NYTimes] John Havlicek, a Dynamo in Two Eras of Celtics Glory, Dies at 79
    (Friday, April 26, 2019 5:42:39 PM)

    “Hondo,” as he was called, was a relentless, clutch and consistently proficient player on eight championship teams in a 16-season Hall of Fame career.

  • [SNY Knicks] Latest on pending free agent Kevin Durant: KD’s childhood friend, ex-NFL player says star ‘needs’ the Knicks
    (Friday, April 26, 2019 11:11:47 AM)

    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…

  • [NYPost] Kevin Durant’s NFL-playing friend believes all the Knicks hype
    (Friday, April 26, 2019 6:43:55 AM)

    NaVorro Bowman, the former All-Pro 49ers linebacker and Kevin Durant’s childhood friend from the DC area, told The Post his buddy “needs’’ the Knicks. Bowman, who played youth basketball with Durant starting in middle school, added the Warriors star already has “an idea’’ about a destination for next season and hinted the Knicks are the…

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