Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jul 17 2012)
A week ago, the Knicks publicly declared they were poised to match the offer sheet Jeremy Lin received from the Rockets.
Yesterday, with the Lin situation still unresolved â?? at least publicly â?? the team finalized a sign and trade to acquire point guard Raymond Felton from the Trail Blazers and an…
Here is the Knicks’ biggest problem today, as the minutes officially melt away toward midnight, as the Jeremy Lin debate percolates, as their fans engage in the most spirited deliberation in the franchise’s history:
They don’t trust them.
They won’t believe them when they explain…
WASHINGTON â?? Knicks owner James Dolan wants Jeremy Lin to return to the team next season. Carmelo Anthony says so.
“With Jeremy, I know he definitely would want to be back in New York, and with the team, Dolan definitely wants him back,â? Anthony said last night after Team USA’s…
The Knicks’ season may not have ended with the playoffs loss to Miami because, by all appearances, they’re still playing games.
In a snit over the Rockets reworking the offer sheet to Jeremy Lin, the Knicks are in no hurry to respond to the deadline to match or decline…
The Knicks haven’t even publicly declared whether or not they will match Houston’s guaranteed three-year, $25 million offer sheet for Jeremy Lin. But their irate fans are already voicing displeasure with their hearts, their voices and their wallets.A petition on the website change.org aiming to prod…
Walt (Clyde) Frazier, a man of riddles and rhymes, appropriately described the Jeremy Lin situation, saying: “The plot thickens. Or sickens, for a lot of people.â? Frazieris urging the Knicks to match the three-year, $25.1 million offer sheet Houston bestowed on Lin.
Carmelo Anthony may think the Rockets’ backloaded offer to Jeremy Lin is “ridiculous,â? but he said Monday night he would love to see the Knicks match it and keep Linsanity in New York.
James Dolan and the Knicks make the right play by letting Jeremy Lin walk away. They make the right basketball decision and they made the right business decision as it relates to their basketball team, and not to Lin jerseys.
It is the most anticipated NBA decision since “The Decision.â? Only this time James Dolan won’t be sitting inside a gymnasium at the YMCA in Greenwich, Conn., declaring that Jeremy Lin is taking his talents to South Texas or the Garden.
JASON KIDD admitted he “had a few drinksâ? before his Hamptons car crash and cops say he reeked of booze â?? but his mother-in-law insists “he’s no drunk.â?
If Jeremy Lin winds up in a Rockets uniform at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, the business of Linsanity in New York City will experience a free-fall akin to a stock trader’s worst day on Wall Street. Think Gordon Gekko trying to unload Blue Star, only worse.
Jeremy Lin has New York buzzing again, but this time fans are much more divided on his future with the Knicks, who must match a $25.1 million offer to him by Tuesday night.
Jason Kidd, the Knicks’ new point guard, declined tests to see how much alcohol he had drunk after his sport-utility vehicle plowed into a utility pole, the Southampton police said.
Although the United States national basketball team overcame a shaky start for a win in front of President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., there were signs of weakness in the middle.
President Barack Obama weighed into the mini-controversy over all-time U.S. Olympic men’s basketball supremacy on Monday, saying he would take the 1992 “Dream Team” over the current crop of NBA superstars.
The U.S. men’s basketball team eased past Brazil 80-69 in an exhibition game on Monday, but their sluggish play and spotty shooting should banish any thoughts they will waltz to another Olympic gold medal in London.
This would have been such an obvious decision in February.
The 6-foot-8 Chris Copeland, who has played mostly overseas, agreed to a one-year deal for the rookie minimum of $473,604.