Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Sep 25 2012)
September 25th, 2012 by Mike Kurylo |
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[New York Post] Shaq not sure Knicks improved in offseason (Tue, 25 Sep 2012 03:04:32 -0500)
The Knicks won a playoff game last year for the first time in 11 years, and expectations are even higher this season after the team made a flurry of offseason acquisitions. But as four-time NBA champion center Shaquille O’Neal sees it, they are a long way off from being…
[New York Post] Wallace weighs Knicks’ interest (Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:41:06 -0500)
It’s up to Rasheed.
[New York Times] Brook Lopez and MarShon Brooks Consider Future With Nets (Tue, 25 Sep 2012 05:05:06 GMT)
The Knicks are willing to take a gamble on 6-foot-11 power forward Rasheed Wallace, who retired two seasons ago after finishing a disappointing one-year stint as a Celtic.
But Wallace, who worked out with Knicks players Saturday at their training facility, still has not decided…
Brook Lopez and MarShon Brooks opened the Nets’ first team store in Brooklyn on Monday, which seems almost poetic until you consider how close they were to becoming former Nets.
[New York Times] Off the Dribble: Rasheed Wallace May Join Knicks’ Veteran Corps (Tue, 25 Sep 2012 04:51:28 GMT)
Rasheed Wallace, 38, may come out of retirement to join the Knicks, his agent said Monday. Wallace’s last N.B.A. season was in 2010 with Boston, where he averaged 9 points a game coming off the bench.
[New York Daily News] Even if ‘Sheed joins, Shaq says Knicks as not hot as Heat (Tue, 25 Sep 2012 02:35:26 GMT)
Two of NBA’s most dominant big men of their era – who shared a title with the 2005-06 Heat – have mixed opinions about whether the Knicks and coach Mike Woodson can ever bring a championship back to New York.
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