[Sports Illustrated] Report: Grizzlies Want to Draft Ja Morant With No. 2 Pick, Leaving R.J. Barrett Open for Knicks (Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:43:40 PM) Morant became the first player in NCAA history to average at least 20 points and 10 assists per game in a single season. [Hoops Rumors] Knicks’ Dotson Undergoes Surgery On Torn Labrum (Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:49:31 PM) Knicks shooting guard Damyean Dotson underwent surgery today on his right shoulder to repair a torn labrum, sources tell Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). According to Charania, Dotson is expected to be ready for the …continue reading
[NYDN] Knicks fans should have known better than this (Tuesday, May 14, 2019 9:37:35 PM) Somehow, Knicks fans got their hopes up for Tuesday night’s lottery. As the Daily News reported live from a lottery party in Midtown, they were “shocked” by losing out on Zion Williamson. Even though the team only had a 14 percent chance of securing the No. 1 pick, once they moved into the top… [NYDN] Behind the scenes at NBA lottery that landed No. 3 pick for Knicks and sent Zion Williamson to New Orleans (Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:57:08 PM) CHICAGO — The Zion …continue reading
I am a big Patrick Ewing fan and I am thrilled that he is the Knicks’ representative tonight. I am such a Ewing fan that I held off on “Can Patrick Ewing finally win something for the Knicks?” as the title of this thread. Anyways, here we are, twenty minutes away from the start of perhaps the most important Draft Lottery in the Knicks’ history. Let’s go, Knicks!
[NYDN] Breaking down the Knicks’ lottery possibilities and what they mean (Monday, May 13, 2019 10:12:38 PM) The Knicks spent an entire season of losing for this one moment, this jostling of Ping Pong balls inside a Chicago hotel. It will determine whether they were geniuses or idiots. Successful tanking is largely contingent on dumb luck, and the Knicks haven’t had much since winning the Patrick Ewing… [SNY Knicks] Will Tuesday start Knicks’ new chapter after painful history with NBA Draft Lottery? (Monday, May 13, 2019 10:00:00 PM) While this year’s lottery holds the promise of drafting Duke’s Zion Williamson …continue reading
[YahooSports] NBA rumors: Only Kevin Durant ‘changing his mind’ can derail Knicks’ plans (Monday, May 13, 2019 4:49:51 AM) NBA rumors: Only Kevin Durant ‘changing his mind’ can derail Knicks plans originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Kevin Durant is still a member of the Golden State Warriors. But most national pundits are getting ready for Durant’s introductory press conference with the New York Knicks this summer. At this point, everyone expects Durant and Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving to decline their player options and join forces on the Knicks. [TheRinger] NBA rumors: Only Kevin Durant ‘changing his mind’ can derail …continue reading
[NYTimes] Frank Vogel Set to Be Lakers Head Coach; Kidd Tapped as Assistant (Sunday, May 12, 2019 2:34:45 AM) Vogel, 45, did not coach this season, but he spent two years in charge of Orlando and six seasons coaching the Indiana Pacers. [NYTimes] N.B.A. Playoffs: Seasons and Jobs in Jeopardy in Game 7 Double Dose (Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:33:23 PM) The Sixers, Raptors, Blazers and Nuggets are facing elimination on Sunday in matchups with stakes far beyond these series. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: ‘This One Hurts’: Rockets Despair After Warriors Eliminate Them From Playoffs (Saturday, May 11, 2019 7:33:42 …continue reading
[Hoops Rumors] Knicks Notes: Zion, Kyrie, Kemba, Young Players (Thursday, May 09, 2019 4:44:02 PM) While Knicks head coach David Fizdale didn’t name the Duke forward specifically, he made it clear during an appearance this week on The Dan Patrick Show that if his team lands the No. 1 overall pick in next week’s draft lottery, Zion Williamson will be the choice. “If we win the lottery, do we know […] [SNY Knicks] Kyrie Irving’s godfather and former Knick Rod Strickland talks to SNY about Irving’s future (Friday, May 10, 2019 12:55:52 AM) Kyrie Irving’s godfather Rod Strickland, a former …continue reading