Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jul 16 2012)
Five months after Linsanity took New York and the N.B.A. by storm, it’s possible the Knicks may decide not to match Jeremy Lin’s three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet from Houston.
Jason Kidd, the newly acquired star point guard, crashed his sport utility vehicle into a telephone pole and sustained minor injuries early Sunday in the Hamptons.
Coach Mike Woodson and General Manager Glen Grunwald did not comment Sunday on the Knicks allowing Landry Fields to leave the team. Toronto General Manager Bryan Colangelo did however speak about Fields, his newest acquisition.
People keep coming out of bars legally drunk, dumb enough to think they can drive a car. The latest, according to the Southampton police, is one of the smartest basketball players of all time.
Want Jeremy Lin to stay with the Knicks? You may have to go on lin, er, on line.Created by someone called I Am Linsane, there’s an Internet petition designed to convince James Dolan to match the Rockets’ “ridiculousâ? offer.
Carmelo Anthony said Sunday it’s up to the New York Knicks to decide if they want to match the “ridiculous contractâ? that the Houston Rockets have offered Jeremy Lin.
Off the events of late Saturday night/early Sunday morning, the Knicks’ much-ballyhooed mentoring program, where future Hall of Famer Jason Kidd is supposed to tutor prize student Jeremy Lin in the finer points of playing the point guard position, is hereby canceled.
Basketball star Jason Kidd was arrested for driving drunk on Long Island early Sunday when he crashed his luxury SUV into a telephone pole after partying at a club, police and sources said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Patrick Ewing doesn’t know what the Knicks are going to do about Jeremy Lin. He’s also not all in on Lin being a starting point guard just yet.
“I don’t know. I was very happy for him, but he only played 25 games, so it’s very hard to say,” he told ESPN New York on Sunday during a USA Basketball and U.S. Military sports clinic for kids at George Washington University. “You wish him luck, he’s a nice kid, he’s very personable.
LAS VEGAS â?? Is Jeremy Lin worth $58.3 million in 2014-15?
If the Knicks were to match the Rockets’ poison-pill offer sheet, under the new CBA’s vicious luxury-tax penalties, owner James Dolan could pay that amount for Lin just for the 2014-15 season.
That astronomical bill is why the…
LAS VEGAS â?? Though he sure didn’t act like it, Jeremy Lin still wants to be a Knick.
A Lin confidant, contacted yesterday, was asked whether Lin wanted the Knicks to match the Rockets’ revised $25 million offer sheet.
“Yes, he does,” the person said.
Lin’s high school coach…
WASHINGTON â?? Not long ago, it was ridiculous to think Jeremy Lin would not be back in a Knicks uniform next season. Now, Lin could be on his way out of town â?? thanks to what Carmelo Anthony thinks is a “ridiculousâ? contract.
That was the word Anthony used to describe Lin…
LAS VEGAS â?? J.R. Smith believes the Knicks have moved on without Jeremy Lin and said he thinks there could have been jealousies regarding the young point guard’s new contract if he rejoined the Knicks.
The remarks come two days after Smith said he wanted to be paired up…
LAS VEGAS â?? So much for the Knicks’ 2012 draft.
The Knicks will give up second-round pick Kostas Papanikolaou in the proposed Raymond Felton sign-and-trade with Portland, The Post has learned. The small forward from Greece was selected 48th overall on June 28.
Papanikolaou will not play in the NBA next…