Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Jun 26 2012)
The high caliber of high school basketball around Washington, and the pressure on coaches, has fostered a fierce recruiting environment focused on players in middle school and even fifth grade.
The Miami Heat celebrated their second franchise championship with a massive parade, followed by a festive gathering at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Erik Spoelstra has come full circle.
The NBA championship trophy was center stage, bathed in white light and sitting on a pedestal. And each Miami Heat player offered it a different greeting.
J.R. Smith declined his option year with the Knicks, but could still return to the team on a new contact.
J.R. Smith will become a free agent Sunday as he has decided not to exercise the opt-in clause on his contract at today’s deadline, according to sources.
The Knicks remain confident he will re-sign with them for the 20-percent raise that is allowable, according to a source. With…
Mike Woodson may have sealed the deal in Hollywood with Jeremy Lin.
Woodson returned from a five-day bonding session in Los Angeles with Lin, Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler, and is more positive than ever Lin will re-sign with the Knicks this July.
In his first in-person interview since being…
There is a chance that the Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets will be in pursuit of Jason Kidd, and the 39-year-old point guard admits that is an intriguing scenario.
“It’s a possibility, I wouldn’t rule that out, to come back here to New York to finish my career…
Jeremy Lin has been working out in California and recently had dinner with Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Mike Woodson on the West Coast.
Amar’e Stoudemire has been on such a bad run lately that pretty soon no one in or outside the Knicks’ organization will want to take credit for recruiting him to New York.
When it comes to the media, James (Guitar Jimmy) Dolan is known for running an uptight organization. Some would even dare suggest there is some paranoia involved, at least if you think having Knicks PR operatives shadowing reporters is strange.
Ex-Knicks president Donnie Walsh, ousted by Garden chairman Jim Dolan last June after he was offered a 40% pay cut, is returning to the Indiana Pacers.