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Friday, June 23, 2017

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

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.02)

[NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis shot down in big way by model on Instagram (Thursday, June 01, 2017 2:15:32 PM) Kristaps Porzingis blew off his Knicks exit interview; model Ines Nikic blew off him — while smooching another man. The Knicks’ Latvian sensation tried to play the fame (and good looks) card on Instagram this week — a move he’s pulled before, albeit more successfully, with a Sports Illustrated model — and received the ultimate… [NYPost] Knicks explore trade for another first-round pick (Thursday, June 01, 2017 11:47:10 AM) The Knicks reportedly have asked about trading for one of the capped-out Trail …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.06.01)

[ESPN] How numbers would add up in a Carmelo Anthony trade (Wednesday, May 31, 2017 7:45:04 PM) How numbers would add up in a Carmelo Anthony trade [NYTimes] LeBron James Responds to Racial Vandalism: ‘Being Black in America Is Tough’ (Thursday, June 01, 2017 2:49:48 AM) James gave a frank and emotional response at a news conference after a racial slur was discovered painted on his house in Los Angeles. [NYTimes] The Warriors, Once the N.B.A.’s Darlings, Flirt With the Villains’ Role (Wednesday, May 31, 2017 12:55:38 PM) Things turned when Golden State signed Kevin Durant because fans want “Hulk …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.31)

[SNY Knicks] Duke’s Jefferson among several players to work out with Knicks (Tuesday, May 30, 2017 5:46:05 PM) Duke’s Amile Jefferson was among six players to work out with the New York Knicks on Tuesday. [SNY Knicks] North Carolina’s Justin Jackson could be Knicks’ new scoring threat (Tuesday, May 30, 2017 1:50:17 PM) The Knicks could target North Carolina scoring threat, Justin Jackson, with their pick in this year’s NBA Draft. [SNY Knicks] Carmelo spends 33rd birthday in the gym (Tuesday, May 30, 2017 10:43:20 AM) Knicks star Carmelo Anthony picked basketball over balloons yesterday as he decided to spend …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.30)

[SNY Knicks] Knicks to hold workout with Columbia’s Petrasek (Monday, May 29, 2017 10:10:31 PM) The New York Knicks will hold a workout with Columbia forward Luke Petrasek on Tuesday. [SNY Knicks] Jackson confident in Gaines despite turnover in staff (Monday, May 29, 2017 2:50:08 PM) In an offseason in which the New York Knicks will keep player development coach Dave Bliss and part ways with assistant Josh Longstaff, team president Phil Jackson remains confident in Clarence Gaines Jr., vice president of player personnel. [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony is having a really bad birthday (Monday, May 29, 2017 6:45:01 PM) This …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.29)

[NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: One Thing LeBron James Can’t Win: A Comparison With Michael Jordan (Sunday, May 28, 2017 4:14:16 PM) By playing in different eras, the outspoken James and the follow-the-rules Jordan are like apples and oranges. [NYDN] Knicks’ Kyle O’Quinn posterizes Josh Norman in charity game (Sunday, May 28, 2017 6:28:32 PM) Perhaps the Giants could call on the Knicks’ Kyle O’Quinn for some extra muscle this season. [NYPost] Knicks getting visit from title-winning North Carolina stud (Sunday, May 28, 2017 6:31:53 PM) North Carolina junior swingman Justin Jackson will bring his championship résumé to the Knicks’ Tarrytown …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.05.28)

[NYPost] Phil Jackson’s closest adviser knows what champions look like (Saturday, May 27, 2017 8:01:12 PM) Unheralded out of the small school, Arkansas-Little Rock, Derek Fisher played 18 NBA seasons and won five NBA titles with the Lakers — proving to be a leader, clutch 3-point shooter, rabid and prideful defender, playing hurt and playing “bigger than his size’’ — all attributes found in Clarence Gaines Jr.’s scouting report filed in… [NYPost] Meet Phil Jackson’s Knicks draft guru — a respected ‘odd duck’ (Saturday, May 27, 2017 7:39:46 PM) Clarence Gaines Jr. walked into the Quest gymnasium in Chicago for …continue reading