Knicks Morning News (Thursday, Jun 28 2012)
Steve Nash, who has a home in the West Village, played soccer Wednesday night in Chinatown and on Sunday could find himself in midtown at the Garden meeting with Knicks officials.
Nash said with the proximity of the Garden to his summer home, he would agree to a Knicks’ meeting…
Without a first-round pick, the Knicks realize the player they select past 11 p.m.Thursday night late in the second round is hardly a shoo-in for a rotation. But this will be their first crack at adding to a depleted backcourt as general manager Glen Grunwald runs his first…
Deron Williams can become a free agent on Sunday and the Nets, who don’t have a first-round pick in Thursday’s N.B.A. draft, are desperately trying to re-sign their star guard.
Andre Drummond is the youngest of the projected lottery picks who will attend the N.B.A. draft Thursday and in many ways is the most unproven.
Larry Bird, perhaps the most respected and beloved basketball figure in a state obsessed with the sport, will leave his job as the Indiana Pacers’ president of basketball operations at the end of August.
Anthony Davis of the University of Kentucky appears sure to be taken by the New Orleans Hornets as first choice in Thursday’s NBA Draft, but the rest is a guessing game as to where the league’s brightest talents land.
Clyde Drexler denied Wednesday making negative statements attributed to him about Magic Johnson in an upcoming book about the Dream Team.
Knicks fans serenaded Steve Nash about joining their team as a free agent during his annual charity soccer match in Manhattan. Nash, for his part, said he’s keeping his options open.
A motivated, sleeker Carmelo Anthony said Tuesday that he had lost 12 pounds since the end of the Knicks’ season.
Amar’e Stoudemire was fined $50,000 by the N.B.A. on Tuesday for using a homophobic slur to respond to a fan’s taunt on Twitter.
Manu Ginobili is the gold standard of second-round picks, drafted 57th by San Antonio a few days after the Spurs defeated the Knicks in the 1999 NBA Finals.
On Tuesday, Carmelo Anthony was enshrined at the famous New York spot with a wax likeness that bears an uncanny resemblance – from its tattoos, headband and sleeves to its perpetual holding of the basketball and defensive effort.