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Monday, June 25, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.05)

[NYPost] Knicks legends wish Phil Jackson had reached out for help (Monday, June 04, 2018 7:50:25 PM) Former Knicks guard Dick Barnett has something Phil Jackson doesn’t have — his Knicks jersey retired in the Garden rafters. But in reflecting on the Zen Master’s failure as Knicks president, Barnett, who wore No. 12, wondered why Jackson never once consulted with him nor another backcourt legend, Walt Frazier, during his futile 3½-year stint… [NYPost] Knicks president ready to see what Trae Young has to offer (Monday, June 04, 2018 5:46:12 PM) Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry started …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.04)

[NYPost] Knicks don’t have to wait any longer for Trae Young workout (Sunday, June 03, 2018 11:16:08 AM) Oklahoma freshman point guard Trae Young is headed to New York and will stage a workout for the Knicks on Tuesday in Tarrytown, according to an NBA source. It is believed to be Young’s first individual workout, as he’s been training in Los Angeles since March 21. The Post reported Young will work out for… [NYTimes] What Was J.R. Smith Thinking on the Last Play of Regulation? (Sunday, June 03, 2018 10:17:32 PM) Game tied. A clutch rebound. Then a dribble to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.03)

[NYTimes] Not at the Game: Over, Easy: A Basketball Aficionado Foresees the Warriors’ Surge Past the Rockets (Sunday, June 03, 2018 10:23:12 AM) Fabulous Flournoy, a Bronx native, has been a player-coach for a professional team in Britain for the past 17 seasons. [SNY Knicks] Knicks’ Ntilikina thinks he might not be done growing (Saturday, June 02, 2018 2:20:20 PM) Knicks G Frank Ntilikina has been building muscle this offseason and thinks that he might not be done growing. [NYPost] Knicks eye ‘the next Stephen Curry’ to heal old draft wounds (Saturday, June 02, 2018 10:24:19 PM) If the basketball …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.02)

[NYPost] Frank Ntilikina is back and ready to fight for his Knicks job (Friday, June 01, 2018 10:30:17 PM) Frank Ntilikina came back from France with a new look — new hair, new body. Flashy blonde streaks are colored into Ntilikina’s hair, coupled with a more chiseled physique than exhibited when the gangly rookie finished up his first NBA season in mid-April. After spending five weeks in his native France and working out at… [NYDN] A better way to educate black young men (Monday, June 04, 2018 2:00:00 AM) Brenton James, a young New Yorker, received his bachelor’s degree in …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.06.01)

[NYPost] Trae Young surprisingly grants Knicks a workout (Thursday, May 31, 2018 10:22:58 AM) Despite the Knicks picking ninth in the June 21 NBA Draft, Oklahoma star point guard Trae Young has decided to give them a private workout at the team facility in Tarrytown, according to an NBA source. At the NBA Draft Combine earlier this month, Young said he wasn’t sure if he’d work out for the… [SNY Knicks] Knicks GM Perry talks free agency, Porzingis’ timetable (Thursday, May 31, 2018 6:15:31 PM) Knicks GM Scott Perry has given an update on Kristaps Porzingis and discusses his summer …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.31)

[NYTimes] N.B.A. Finals: Warriors and Cavs Star in Basketball’s Version of Groundhog Day (Wednesday, May 30, 2018 6:03:23 PM) In an unprecedented fourth straight year of the same finals matchup, the Warriors are huge favorites over the Cleveland Cavaliers. [NYTimes] Sixers to Investigate Bryan Colangelo’s Twitter Activity (Wednesday, May 30, 2018 3:23:03 PM) The executive admitted to having one anonymous Twitter account, but a report accuses him of having others, and using them to criticize his players. [NYPost] Army vet who stabbed ex-Knick heads back to jail (Wednesday, May 30, 2018 10:21:17 AM) ?He nicked a Knick and hasn’t been …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.30)

[NYTimes] Keeping Score: Rockets and Celtics Are Doomed by the 3-Point Shot (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:30:31 PM) The Celtics and Rockets lost largely because they could not make the long shots at home. [NYTimes] Not at the Game: Over, Easy: A Basketball Aficionado Foresees the Warriors’ Surge Past the Rockets (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 1:15:48 PM) Fabulous Flournoy, a Bronx native, has been a player-coach for a professional team in Britain for the past 17 seasons. [NYTimes] Warriors 101, Rockets 92: Warriors Dispatch Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavs (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 2:39:56 PM) Down 11 points …continue reading