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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.09)

[SNY Knicks] NC State’s Smith Jr. meets with Jackson, does not work out for Knicks (Thursday, June 08, 2017 9:55:00 AM) North Carolina State guard Dennis Smith Jr. met with Knicks president Phil Jackson on Monday, but did not participate in his scheduled work out with the club on Wednesday. [NYTimes] Draymond Green, Heart of the Warriors, Has a Quieter Beat (Friday, June 09, 2017 1:08:15 AM) The forward has not seemed as visible as he was in last year’s N.B.A. finals, but that is because he has learned to refine his leadership. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Kevin Durant Outplays, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.08)

[NYTimes] Warriors 118, Cavaliers 113 | Golden State leads series, 3-0: Late Surge Puts Warriors One Step From Postseason Perfection (Thursday, June 08, 2017 6:19:52 AM) Kevin Durant’s go-ahead 3-pointer gave Golden State the victory over the Cavaliers. If the Warriors win Friday, they will finish the playoffs with a 16-0 record. [NYTimes] The Warriors Won’t Slow Down Soon. But What Bumps Could Arise? (Wednesday, June 07, 2017 8:40:48 PM) Golden State has given the N.B.A. finals a lopsided quality, and its future is bright. Here’s a look at what the team must do to maintain its dominance. [NYTimes] Warriors …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.07)

[ESPN] Knicks to work out N.C. State’s Dennis Smith Jr. (Tuesday, June 06, 2017 1:00:31 PM) Knicks to work out N.C. State’s Dennis Smith Jr. [NYPost] Mets executive’s son is high on the Knicks’ draft radar (Tuesday, June 06, 2017 11:50:05 PM) These aren’t heady days for the Mets, but for the club’s director of player relations Donovan Mitchell, they are exciting, nerve-wracking times. Donovan Mitchell Jr., his son, has risen on the Knicks’ radar and is being considered for the eighth pick in the draft. According to sources, Mitchell, a Louisville combo guard, has a workout… [NYPost] NBA experts: …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.06)

[NYDN] Derek Fisher arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing car (Monday, June 05, 2017 4:49:51 PM) Ex-Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his car early Sunday morning. [NYDN] Derek Fisher talks for first time since DUI crash (Monday, June 05, 2017 4:12:07 PM) Derek Fisher spoke for the first time about his Sunday morning car crash and ensuing DUI arrest. [SNY Knicks] Monk would be among ideal prospects to fit Knicks system, handle N.Y. (Monday, June 05, 2017 5:15:00 PM) Should Malik Monk be available when the Knicks pick at …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.05)

[NYDN] Derek Fisher arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing car (Sunday, June 04, 2017 3:16:19 PM) Ex-Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his car early Sunday morning. [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: From the Cradle of Innovation Comes a Self-Driving Team (Sunday, June 04, 2017 3:47:53 PM) The players of the Golden State Warriors, a squad run more like a start-up than a sports team, set the destination and choose the best route. [NYTimes] Celebrities Flock to Warriors. And We’re Talking About Practice. (Sunday, June 04, 2017 5:28:21 PM) Golden …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.04)

[NY Newsday] J.R. Smith on Knicks’ treatment of Carmelo Anthony: ‘Unfair and unjust’ (Saturday, June 03, 2017 7:48:00 PM) OAKLAND, Calif. — Former Knick J.R. Smith contended on Saturday that he hasn’t specifically discussed with friend and ex-teammate Carmelo Anthony whether or not he will waive his no-trade clause rather than continue to butt heads with Knicks president Phil Jackson. But Smith made it clear that he believes Anthony has been treated unprofessionally regarding Jackson’s persistent public criticism. [NYPost] Knicks only can hope to snag ‘one of the great point guards’ (Saturday, June 03, 2017 10:27:06 PM) The celebration inside …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.03)

[ESPN] Sources: Some in Knicks’ front office would like to pursue trade for Ricky Rubio (Saturday, June 03, 2017 12:00:34 AM) Sources: Some in Knicks’ front office would like to pursue trade for Ricky Rubio [ESPN] Oakley won’t accept deal; trial set for August (Friday, June 02, 2017 11:22:39 AM) Oakley won’t accept deal; trial set for August [NYPost] Charles Oakley turns down plea deal in MSG melee (Friday, June 02, 2017 9:08:51 AM) Ex-Knick Charles Oakley refused a plea deal Friday for allegedly assaulting two Madison Square Garden security guards during a televised scuffle at a basketball game in …continue reading