Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Jul 12 2012)
Knicks coach Mike Woodson confirmed on Wednesday that Jeremy Lin, who has just 25 career starts under his belt, will start ahead of Jason Kidd, the future Hall of Fame point guard.
On the first day NBA teams could sign free agents, the Knicks had a terrific opener, maybe second to none. All because the Nets couldn’t swing a mega-deal for Dwight Howard.
LAS VEGAS â?? Not only are the Knicks matching Jeremy Lin’s offer sheet, but they are starting him next season, too.
Coach Mike Woodson boldly stated Wednesday night Lin begins training camp as first string point guard over newcomer Jason Kidd.
“I won’t do that,” Woodson said of benching…
LAS VEGAS â?? Mike Woodson says the older the better.
The Knicks have added a lot of pieces â?? and years â?? during July’s free agency, drawing some criticism about the geriatric state of their roster.
But Woodson loves it. The Knicks will formerly introduce 38-year-old Marcus Camby and 39-year-old Jason Kidd…
Jeremy Lin has another veteran point-guard mentor â?? Spanish-style.The 35-year-old Spanish League veteran Pablo Prigioni has signed with the Knicks for a one-year, $473,000 minimum contract, his agent George Bass told The Post.Prigioni, who visited the Knicks three weeks ago, is being brought in as Lin insurance and…
The city’s basketball courts are one way to get a feel for New York, if you don’t mind waiting your turn.
Nets officials worked furiously to land Dwight Howard, but they never could provide Orlando with a satisfactory package of players, draft picks and payroll relief.
At the Knicks’ first summer league practice, Mike Woodson talked as if the team had already matched the four-year, $28.8 million offer sheet Jeremy Lin agreed to sign with Houston.
Acquired in a trade with the Hawks in which the Nets did not have to surrender any of the team’s key players, Joe Johnson is an underrated star who may finally have found the right home.
Steve Nash knew the scene was more than a bit surreal when he stood in the Los Angeles Lakers’ training complex, grinning and holding up a gold No. 10 jersey with his name on the back.
The Miami Heat got two more shooters. The Orlando Magic, at least for now, are keeping their center.