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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.30)

[NYTimes] Keeping Score: Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard Are Hall of Famers. No Matter What Twitter Says. (Monday, July 30, 2018 7:00:06 AM) Howard, a well-traveled center, and a host of others should easily gain induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite frequent skepticism. [NYDN] Time for a cap on Uber and Lyft: Why a traffic expert changed his mind (Monday, July 30, 2018 2:00:00 AM) Three years ago, Mayor de Blasio’s proposed moratorium on Uber and Lyft sank under ferocious attack from ride-hail companies and public doubts about its rationale. De Blasio said that the app-based for-hire vehicles …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.29)

[NYDN] Convicted child rapist busted for illegally selling Statue of Liberty sightseeing tour boat tickets (Sunday, July 29, 2018 2:00:00 PM) A convicted child rapist was arrested for illegally hawking Statue of Liberty sightseeing boat tickets on park land, authorities said. Marc Wellman, 53, was busted on July 20 while selling tickets for the Circle Line company in front of the Staten Island Ferry station, police said. The arrest came… [NYDN] Proud to be an enemy of the people (Sunday, July 29, 2018 3:00:00 AM) This past week, The Daily News BECAME the news when many of our staff were …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.28)

[ESPN] Fizdale gets to know Porzingis in visit to Latvia (Friday, July 27, 2018 10:21:29 AM) Knicks coach David Fizdale has spent time getting to know Kristaps Porzingis this week during a trip to Latvia. [SNY Knicks] Knicks signing Noah Vonleh is low risk, high reward (Friday, July 27, 2018 1:15:00 PM) By signing Noah Vonleh to a one-year deal, the Knicks have a player to fill in for the injured Kristaps Porzingis who can help other players around him develop. [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Fizdale on Porzingis’ rehab: ‘We don’t want to rush it’ (Friday, July 27, 2018 11:01:00 AM) …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.27)

[NYPost] Enes Kanter starts recruiting next superstar for Knicks (Thursday, July 26, 2018 9:18:00 AM) No NBA star is off the table for the Knicks, according to big man Enes Kanter. Appearing on ESPN’s “The Jump” on Thursday, the Turkish center made his latest pitch for a star — this time Kevin Durant — to join the Knicks. Kanter was asked about the memorable trash-talking incident between the Warriors superstar… [NYDN] Planned Parenthood vs. unions, and what it says about the Democratic Party (Friday, July 27, 2018 2:00:00 AM) If one were discussing the most influential force within the Democratic …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.26)

[NYPost] Knicks take a flier on Celtics’ G-League star (Wednesday, July 25, 2018 1:37:21 PM) The Knicks added 6-foot-3, 200-pound guard Kadeem Allen on Wednesday. He logged 107 minutes over 18 games last season for the Celtics, but averaged 17.7 points, 5.5 rebounds, five assists and 2.2 steals in 34 games for their G-League squad in Maine. The addition gives the Knicks 17 players under contract, discounting the two-ways. The… [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis pushes ACL fears away and welcomes Fizdale in (Wednesday, July 25, 2018 11:48:32 AM) The timing of Kristaps Porzingis’ return to the court remains unclear, but the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.25)

[NYPost] The two stars Enes Kanter thinks can wind up on Knicks (Tuesday, July 24, 2018 3:10:54 PM) Enes Kanter is dreaming big — which, for the Knicks, means dreaming long range. The Knicks’ 6-foot-11 center said Monday that he believes his sad-sack team has a “really, really high chance’’ of signing both Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler when the pair of free-agents-to-be hit the market in 2019. Asked by Fox Sports 1’s… [NYPost] Knicks take a chance on NBA draft bust (Tuesday, July 24, 2018 3:07:34 PM) The Knicks on Tuesday took another low-risk flier on a former high …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.07.24)

[SNY Knicks] Former Knick Carmelo Anthony signs with Rockets (Monday, July 23, 2018 11:11:50 AM) Carmelo was signed by the Houston Rockets for the veteran minimum after clearing waivers. [NYTimes] Dirk Nowitzki Signs One-Year Deal With the Dallas Mavericks (Monday, July 23, 2018 9:33:29 PM) The new deal will enable Nowitzki to pass Kobe Bryant for the longest unbroken tenure with one team in N.B.A. history. [NYTimes] Carmelo Anthony Is Set to Sign With the Rockets (Monday, July 23, 2018 9:10:13 PM) Once he is waived by the Hawks, Anthony is expected to sign for the league’s veteran minimum salary …continue reading