Knicks Morning News (Friday, Jul 13 2012)
Jason Kidd, 39, is expected to mentor Jeremy Lin for the Knicks, while Marcus Camby, 38, will be looked upon to bolster the defense.
Mirza Teletovic, an N.B.A. newcomer from the Spanish team Caja Laboral, led the Euroleague in scoring last season by averaging 21.7 points.
Blake Griffin returned to Los Angeles for an evaluation of a left knee injury, opening the door for Anthony Davis to join the United States Olympic basketball team.
Jason Kidd, in his latest stop on his journey to the Hall of Fame, wants to teach, wants to mentor, wants to instruct Jeremy Lin. But Kidd also wants to be on the floor when the game is on the line.
Starting? Doesn’t matter. Finishing? Matters. Kidd said so…
They have not arrived in the nick of time, because that time is long gone, and there is no Fountain of Youth that can help Jason Kidd turn back the clock to when he was Deron Williams or prevent Marcus Camby from resembling a fossilized Anthony Davis.
They are the…
LAS VEGAS â?? James White isn’t trying to win the NBA Slam-Dunk contest as much as he’s trying to win playing time as a Knicks swingman. Even more minutes might become available if the team doesn’t match Landry Fields’ offer sheet by Saturday.
The former 6-foot-7 Cincinnati high-flier…
The Knicks have Allan Houston as an assistant general manager, Larry Johnson as a player development rep, Herb Williams as an assistant coach.
And now Marcus Camby. As a player. The Knicks seem to be reuniting that 1999 NBA Finals team one way or another.
“I saw that, especially with…
Marcus Camby isn’t leaping as high as he did when he wore a Knicks jersey way back in the 1999 NBA Finals, and Jason Kidd has lost some of the wizardry that willed the Nets to two straight Finals appearances.