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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.05)

[NY Newsday] Rio Olympics: Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony embracing leadership role for Team USA in quest for third gold medal (Friday, August 05, 2016 1:21:19 AM) Carmelo Anthony could have followed the paths of his closest NBA friends, LeBron James and Chris Paul, and skipped the Olympics. But Anthony saw an opportunity to be a leader for this team and do something no men’s basketball player has ever done. [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks Links: Anthony embracing leadership role for Team USA (Friday, August 05, 2016 5:14:38 AM) Friday’s Knicks Links: Anthony embracing leadership role for Team USA [ESPN] Kristaps Porzingis adding post …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.04)

[NYDN] Derek Fisher responds to NBA comeback report, ‘open to dialogue’ (Wednesday, August 03, 2016 9:49:49 PM) Failed coach Derek Fisher wants you to know he can still dribble and knock down pull-up jumpers. [NYDN] Russell Westbrook reportedly agrees to new deal with Thunder (Wednesday, August 03, 2016 8:44:57 PM) Well, so much for the Knicks going after Russell Westbrook next season. [NYDN] Can’t blame Derek Fisher for wanting to go back to playing (Wednesday, August 03, 2016 3:22:03 PM) Derek Fisher was infinitely more qualified to serve as the back-up point guard for the Knicks [NYDN] Suspect in Knicks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.03)

[ESPN] Team USA’s Carmelo Anthony apologizes to Vanessa Carlton (Tuesday, August 02, 2016 9:04:37 AM) Team USA’s Carmelo Anthony apologizes to Vanessa Carlton [NY Newsday] Knicks sign J.P. Tokoto, former North Carolina guard (Tuesday, August 02, 2016 9:28:00 AM) The Knicks signed former University of North Carolina guard J.P. Tokoto Tuesday. [NYTimes] NBA 2K Videogame Maker Wins Dismissal of Big Tattoo Damages Claim (Tuesday, August 02, 2016 7:51:30 PM) The maker of the popular NBA 2K video game series on Tuesday won the dismissal of a potentially large damages claim in a lawsuit over its depiction of tattoos belonging to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.02)

[NY Newsday] Amar’e Stoudemire signs with Hapoel Jerusalem (Monday, August 01, 2016 7:36:35 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire is taking his talents to Israel. [NY Newsday] Ron Baker signs with Knicks (Monday, August 01, 2016 1:33:59 PM) Rookie free-agent guard Ron Baker has signed with the Knicks, the team announced Monday. [ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks Links: Ron Baker signs partially guaranteed contract (Tuesday, August 02, 2016 5:10:23 AM) Tuesday’s Knicks Links: Ron Baker signs partially guaranteed contract [ESPN] Stoudemire to play in Israel next season (Monday, August 01, 2016 11:49:23 AM) Stoudemire to play in Israel next season [NYDN] Knicks sign free agent …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.01)

[ESPN] Sources: Stoudemire to play in Israel next season (Sunday, July 31, 2016 2:21:26 PM) Sources: Stoudemire to play in Israel next season [SNY Knicks] Stoudemire to continue career in Israel (Sunday, July 31, 2016 1:28:22 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire [NYPost] Retired? Amar’e Stoudemire continues career — in Israel (Sunday, July 31, 2016 8:36:21 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire is taking his beat-up knees to the Holy Land. The recently NBA-retired Stoudemire will hold a press conference Monday at the Garden to announce he’ll play next season for the club he partially owns in Israel, Hapoel Jerusalem, according to a basketball source. The …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.31)

[NYTimes] Quiet Protest Helped Tina Charles Find the Voice of Her Conscience (Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:12:20 PM) Charles has dominated the W.N.B.A. with her play and has found a platform to address social issues, particularly gun violence. [NYDN] WATCH: Carmelo not impressed by Team USA’s sing-along (Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:34:22 AM) Team USA may be flying over 4,500 miles to Rio, but a few of them would rather walk a thousand miles.

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.30)

[ESPN] Phil Jackson: ‘Today’s players simply lack the skills to play the triangle’ (Friday, July 29, 2016 2:00:44 PM) Phil Jackson: ‘Today’s players simply lack the skills to play the triangle’ [ESPN] Rose’s civil sexual assault trial set for October (Friday, July 29, 2016 12:04:23 PM) Rose’s civil sexual assault trial set for October [NYPost] Amar’e Stoudemire retired with Knicks because first pick said no (Friday, July 29, 2016 5:34:30 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire loves New York, just not as much as Phoenix. Stoudemire signed a one-day contract Tuesday so he could retire as a Knick, but what the 33-year-old truly …continue reading