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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.10)

[NYDN] D’Antoni says he quit Knicks after Carmelo Anthony’s ultimatum (Tuesday, May 09, 2017 9:53:44 PM) Apparently it was an ultimatum from Carmelo Anthony that led to Mike D’Antoni’s resignation in New York. [NYDN] Draymond Green: Kristaps Porzingis is lying about Twitter hack (Tuesday, May 09, 2017 9:53:15 PM) Draymond Green, an experienced false accuser of social media hacking, is adamant that Kristaps Porzingis’ own claim is bogus. [SNY Knicks] JR Sport Brief: Porzingis (Tuesday, May 09, 2017 2:45:26 PM) In the debut of JR Sports Brief on SNY.tv, JR dishes on Kristaps Porzingis’ tweet, Melo’s issues, and the one …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.09)

[NYDN] Man arrested in robbery of ex-Knick has bail bid blocked (Monday, May 08, 2017 3:35:29 PM) One of the men arrested for robbing Cleanthony Early got his shot at bail blocked. [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis’ hacking scandal muddles Knicks relationship (Monday, May 08, 2017 8:13:47 AM) The next person who hacks Kristaps Porzingis’ Twitter account needs to be a lot more creative. [NYTimes] Celtics’ Stretch of Futility Gives Wizards Reason to Believe (Monday, May 08, 2017 2:01:41 PM) Washington’s run helped tie the second-round series, 2-2, and made Boston look vulnerable again. [NYTimes] Stephen Curry Scores 30 Points as the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.08)

[NYDN] Porzingis says Twitter account was hacked with ‘LA Clippers’ post (Sunday, May 07, 2017 10:39:39 AM) Porzingis may be ticked off with the Knicks, but he says the cryptic tweet that was shared from his account was not of his own doing. [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis’ defense: I don’t even use that emoji (Sunday, May 07, 2017 6:20:08 AM) Kristaps Porzingis confirmed it wasn’t he who issued a loving tweet to the Clippers late Saturday night. Sunday afternoon, Porzingis tweeted that his account “was hacked” and he “alerted twitter and they are looking into the incident.” “I don’t even use …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.07)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Despite the Fading of Star Players, the San Antonio Spurs’ Future Remains Bright (Saturday, May 06, 2017 5:48:14 PM) The Spurs have lost their longtime guard Tony Parker for the rest of the playoffs. Guard Manu Ginobili is 39. The star center Tim Duncan has retired. But the San Antonio way continues to attract talent. [NYPost] Porzingis shows Clippers love in mysterious deleted tweet (Saturday, May 06, 2017 5:08:29 PM) Does Kristaps Porzingis have a secret desire to be traded to the Clippers with his mentor Carmelo Anthony? In a suspiciously timed tweet — that was …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.06)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Wizards vs. Celtics: Pushing, Shoving, and Occasional Basketball (Friday, May 05, 2017 1:10:26 PM) For one game, at least, the Wizards were able to match — and even exceed — the Celtics’ brand of physicality. [NYTimes] At $495, Lonzo Ball’s ZO2 Sneakers Have Tastemakers Saying No Thanks (Friday, May 05, 2017 5:10:31 PM) The price tag for the least expensive model doesn’t go over well as the basketball star and his father try a different business model. [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis skipped meeting results in trade calls to Knicks (Friday, May 05, 2017 7:50:06 PM) The …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.05)

[NYDN] What Tony Parker injury means for Spurs, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose (Thursday, May 04, 2017 8:59:12 PM) Tony Parker’s injury is absolutely devastating to the San Antonio Spurs in the short term. [NYPost] How Carmelo could become part of a revamped Clippers Big 4 (Thursday, May 04, 2017 4:57:11 PM) Clippers coach Doc Rivers still believes in his core group, but admitted he is tired of just being in the playoff party. Carmelo Anthony is tired of being on the outside looking in. In parting comments Wednesday, Rivers sounded like he was leaning toward not breaking up the Clippers …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.04)

[ESPN] Rumor Central: Is Frank Ntilikina the Knicks’ top draft target? (Wednesday, May 03, 2017 11:10:45 AM) Rumor Central: Is Frank Ntilikina the Knicks’ top draft target? [NYTimes] LeBron James Reaches Scoring Milestone in Win for Cavaliers (Thursday, May 04, 2017 4:38:50 AM) The Cleveland star passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for second in career playoff points as the Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors, 125-103. [NY Newsday] Michele Roberts, head of NBA union, believes Phil Jackson trying ‘to shame’ Carmelo Anthony (Wednesday, May 03, 2017 10:25:49 PM) The head of the NBA players’ union, Michele Roberts, believes Knicks president Phil Jackson is …continue reading