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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.11)

[NY Newsday] Rio Olympics: Carmelo Anthony becomes USA’s top scorer in win over Australia (Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:16:33 PM) Carmelo Anthony is the most prolific scorer in U.S. men’s Olympic basketball history. [NYPost] Jeff Hornacek’s daughter scores broadcasting gig (Wednesday, August 10, 2016 6:07:05 AM) Jeff Hornacek isn’t the only member of his family who nabbed a hot new job this year. Digital-first sports platform 120 Sports announced Wednesday Abby Hornacek, Jeff’s daughter, would be joining its roster as a new contributor. “I have been in and around sports my entire life and understand the passion and level of interactions …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.10)

[NYPost] Pulse of the NBA player? Derek Fisher ‘not my type of guy’ (Tuesday, August 09, 2016 10:35:15 AM) Former NBA forward Stephen Jackson weighed in on the feud between Derek Fisher and Matt Barnes, and he is decidedly not on Fisher’s side. “First, I don’t talk to Derek Fisher,” Jackson told Hoops Hype. “He’s not my type of guy. Matt Barnes is my buddy. I really don’t believe in playing with a guy … You know… [SNY Knicks] Anthony passes Jordan on USA Basketball Olympic scoring list in win (Tuesday, August 09, 2016 8:46:10 AM) The New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony passed …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.09)

[SNY Knicks] Olympics: efficient Kuzminskas solid in win over Brazil (Monday, August 08, 2016 1:40:02 PM) New York Knick Mindaugas Kuzminskas was solid in Lithuania’s first game of the Olympics [SNY Knicks] Knicks primed to replenish its D-League talent pool (Monday, August 08, 2016 8:25:01 AM) Several prospects with the New York Knicks’ D-League team have opted to play abroad during the summer in hopes of getting promoted to the NBA club. [NYDN] Melo no longer has interest, won’t seize own Olympic moment (Monday, August 08, 2016 3:46:41 PM) A month after he’d hinted at his own Olympic protest to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.08)

[NYTimes] U.S.A. Basketball Is Already Cruising in Rio. Now, to Take the Court. (Sunday, August 07, 2016 2:21:34 PM) The men’s and women’s basketball teams are again avoiding the athletes’ village at the Olympics for security reasons, although other high-profile athletes do not share the concern. [NYTimes] Highlights: Day Two at the Rio Olympics (Sunday, August 07, 2016 8:42:37 PM) Latest news from the second day of competition at the Rio Olympics on Sunday (all times GMT): [NYTimes] Basketball: Senegal Gets Rio Mugging From the U.S. (Sunday, August 07, 2016 6:21:31 PM) Rio visitors have been warned of the risk …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.07)

[NYTimes] U.S.A. Basketball Is Already Cruising in Rio. Now, to Take the Court. (Saturday, August 06, 2016 3:55:06 PM) The men’s and women’s basketball teams are again avoiding the athletes’ village at the Olympics for security reasons, although other high-profile athletes do not share the concern. [NYTimes] Basketball: U.S. All Business in Rio Opener Against China (Sunday, August 07, 2016 2:42:28 AM) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump may fret about the United States’ trade imbalance with China but on the basketball court it is all one way business, as it was again on Saturday as the U.S. opened the Olympic …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.08.06)

[SNY Knicks] Is Melo a different player on Team USA? (Friday, August 05, 2016 9:18:49 AM) If you’re a fan of Carmelo Anthony you have to be pleasantly surprised at the positive attention he’s getting this summer, particularly as part of Team USA. [SNY Knicks] Why Justin Holiday continues to fly under radar for Knicks (Friday, August 05, 2016 8:19:14 AM) Justin Holiday may be 27, but with a guaranteed contract and experiencing a championship atmosphere, he can be a valuable asset for the New York Knicks this season. [NY Newsday] Olympic teammates look to Carmelo Anthony: ‘We follow him’ …continue reading

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