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Friday, August 29, 2014

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.09)

[New York Times] ‘Strange Duck’ Marciulionis Inducted Into Hall of Fame (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 05:30:01 GMT) Lithuanian Sarunas Marciulionis recalled the culture shock when he first joined the National Basketball Association at his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: James Says He Plans to Stay Put (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 04:03:54 GMT) LeBron James said he intended to play the rest of his career with Cleveland. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Rudy Gay Joins National Team (Sat, 09 Aug 2014 03:50:47 GMT) The United States national men’s …continue reading

The Quincy Acy Trade: A Knicksplainer

That’s right. We’re calling it the Quincy Acy trade. Y’all got a problem with that? I didn’t think so. In any case, if you haven’t heard, the Knicks made a trade yesterday. To recap: Knicks get:┬áTravis Outlaw, Quincy Acy Kings get: Jeremy Tyler, Wayne Ellington, protections removed from Knicks 2016 second-round pick All caught up? Good. Let’s break this down. The good:┬áRecent reports had the Knicks entertaining the idea of packaging Pablo Prigioni in a deal with Ellington, so hopefully this trade means Prigs is here for the long run. And by long run, I mean forever. A lot of …continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Knicks Trade Ellington, Tyler for Acy and (gulp) Outlaw

As first reported by Sam Amick: The New York Knicks will trade guard Wayne Ellington, forward Jeremy Tyler and a 2016 second-round pick to the Sacramento Kings for forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw, people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet announced. It is believed that there are other pieces in the trade as well. The Kings are expected to waive Tyler and use the stretch provision on Ellington, giving the Kings salary cap relief. Well, we’ve heard the whispers the last 20-odd …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.06)

[New York Times] Liberty Fall to Mystics (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:26:26 GMT) Ivory Latta scored 16 points, and the host Washington Mystics beat the Liberty, 79-46. [New York Times] Sports Briefing | Basketball: Liberty Fall to Mystics (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:20:54 GMT) Ivory Latta scored 16 points, and the host Washington Mystics beat the Liberty, 79-46. [New York Times] U.S. Basketball Team Pares Roster Ahead of World Cup (Wed, 06 Aug 2014 04:19:57 GMT) The United States men’s national team has trimmed its roster to 16 players by cutting Washington’s John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta’s Paul …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.05)

[New York Times] Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker Gets Jail Time for Drunk Driving in Arizona: Attorney (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:03:01 GMT) Phoenix Suns basketball forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced on Monday to three days in jail and 11 days of house arrest after pleading guilty to “super extreme” drunk driving in Arizona, one of his attorneys said. [New York Times] P.J. Tucker Gets Jail Time, Apologizes; Suns React (Tue, 05 Aug 2014 04:24:11 GMT) Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was sentenced to three days in jail and 11 days of home detention Monday after pleading guilty to “super extreme” …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.04)

[New York Times] Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Minnesota Owner Says Trade of Kevin Love Is Likely (Mon, 04 Aug 2014 04:11:59 GMT) The Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor told The St. Paul Pioneer Press that the All-Star power forward Kevin Love would most likely be traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers by Aug. 23 or Aug. 24.

Knicks Morning News (2014.08.03)

[New York Times] Paul George’s Injury Fuels Concerns in N.B.A. Over International Competition (Sun, 03 Aug 2014 00:09:22 GMT) The league receives global exposure through such play but gets few tangible benefits, and team owners worry about injuries to players they have invested a lot of money in.