Knicks Morning News (Monday, Jun 25 2012)
General Manager Sam Presti said he considered reports that Phil Jackson or Jeff Van Gundy could be the next coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder to be “rubbish.”
Rod Strickland made his share of mistakes in 17 seasons in the N.B.A., and now he advises young players on how to survive the demands of professional basketball.
With the naming this week of Rob Hennigan as the general manager of the Orlando Magic, Emerson now boasts two of the more powerful individuals in the league.
The NBA held its first annual social media awards last week to commend the best tweeters, with the Knicks’ Jeremy Lin and Landry Fields copping honors. Now the league is looking into the dark side of player Twitter interaction with fans.
A source told The Post the NBA plans to…
Kansas senior point guard Tyshawn Taylor will be with family in a Hoboken restaurant Thursday, watching the NBA Draft â?? a 10-minute drive from the Prudential Center.
“I’ll be so close, I’ll be able to hear the cheers,’â?? Taylor quipped.
Taylor, out of prestigious St. Anthony’s High, is…
The NBA is expected to review an exchange on Twitter between Amar'e Stoudemire and a fan in which Stoudemire used foul language and a gay slur.
In a case of atrocious timing, Knicks superstar Amar’e Stoudemire chose Gay Pride weekend to hurl a homophobic slur at a fan on Twitter. The NBA All Star sent the crude remark Saturday in a direct message response to Brian Ferrelli’s tweet that he’d “better come back a lot stronger and quicker to make up for this past season.â?