Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jul 03 2012)
The Knicks pursuit of Steve Nash makes perfect sense for a win-now team featuring two primary scorers in Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire.
Time Warner Cable subscribers tuning in ESPN expecting to see Friday’s Hornets-Knicks game won’t like what they see. The network will be airing Dallas-Philadelphia instead.
As the Nets prepare to meet with their star point guard Deron Williams, the franchise agreed to acquire Joe Johnson, a six-time All-Star, from the Atlanta Hawks.
Anthony Davis has a left ankle sprain that must be evaluated later this week before he can be cleared to practice with the United States Olympic team.
The first two selections in the N.B.A. draft were Kentucky Wildcats, with Anthony Davis going to New Orleans and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist going to Charlotte.
The Hawks have agreed to deal All-Star guard Joe Johnson to the Brooklyn Nets for five players and a draft pick, and Atlanta will send forward Marvin Williams to the Utah Jazz for guard Devin Harris.
Scott Brooks has signed a multiyear extension to return as coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Knicks’ Jeremy Lin withdrew from the United States Olympic select team Monday night, citing his status as a free agent.