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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.13)

[NYDN] De’Aaron Fox excited at possibly playing with Kristaps Porzingis (Friday, May 12, 2017 9:56:27 PM) Fox envisions “something special” in New York if teamed up with Kristaps Porzingis. [NYDN] Why Knicks president Phil Jackson recently texted Carmelo Anthony (Friday, May 12, 2017 9:55:19 PM) Phil Jackson cares enough about Melo’s well-being to send a supportive text about personal issues and still push him toward another team. [NYDN] Phil Jackson’s plan during Knicks combine interviews: stay silent (Friday, May 12, 2017 5:45:07 PM) Jackson said the young ages of the prospects these days lends itself to longer learning curves, both …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.12)

[NYPost] Note to Knicks: Calipari says De’Aaron Fox may be next John Wall (Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:58:34 PM) CHICAGO — John Calipari said point guard De’Aaron Fox can be like John Wall if he changes his mentality. The Kentucky coach held court Thursday at the NBA Draft Combine. His starting backcourt of Fox and Malik Monk are definite lottery picks and intriguing to the Knicks. Also gaining combine buzz is Kentucky student Hamidou… [NYPost] Hornacek doesn’t want Kristaps Porzingis to ‘dwell’ on the past (Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:46:08 PM) CHICAGO — Lamenting a lost opportunity to hash out …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.11)

[NYDN] Knicks meet with Markelle Fultz at NBA Combine (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:09:59 PM) Fultz, unlike Lonzo Ball, actually showed up in Chicago for interviews and spoke with the top-8 teams in the lottery. [NYDN] D’Antoni says he quit Knicks after Carmelo Anthony’s ultimatum (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:05:16 AM) Apparently it was an ultimatum from Carmelo Anthony that led to Mike D’Antoni’s resignation in New York. [SNY Knicks] Porzingis’ brother: ‘Kris wants to stay in New York’ (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 10:51:30 PM) Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis would like to stay with the Knicks but wants the team …continue reading

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