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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.11)

[New York Times] Liberty Show Solidarity With Black Lives Matter in Rare Public Stance (Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:09:08 GMT) The players wore T-shirts addressing the recent shooting deaths of black men by the police, without giving notice to the W.N.B.A. [New York Times] Sports of The Times: Before Vast Riches, Free Agency’s Focus Was Freedom (Mon, 11 Jul 2016 05:09:09 GMT) A settlement from a 1970 lawsuit filed by Oscar Robertson led to the easy movement and lavish salaries that are now commonplace in the N.B.A. [New York Times] Injured Bogut Named in Australia Basketball Squad for Rio (Mon, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.10)

[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Deep-Pocketed N.B.A. Has Short Arms When Offering a Hand Up (Sun, 10 Jul 2016 05:39:06 GMT) A financial windfall has enriched even the most middling of N.B.A. players while those in the N.B.A. Development League play for paltry sums. [New York Times] Keeping Score: Kevin Durant Was N.B.A.’s Ultimate Prize, With Participation Trophies Galore (Sun, 10 Jul 2016 05:39:24 GMT) The Golden State Warriors won free agency by signing the coveted Kevin Durant, while the Nets, Knicks and Bulls were forced to take risks. [New York Times] The UConn Legend Breanna Stewart Adjusts to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.09)

[New York Times] Knicks’ Free-Agent Hires Add Needed Depth and Homegrown Passion (Sat, 09 Jul 2016 05:00:06 GMT) The Knicks introduced their three major free-agent signings from this month, guards Brandon Jennings and Courtney Lee and center Joakim Noah, a New York native who grew up a die-hard fan. [New York Times] The UConn Legend Breanna Stewart Adjusts to Life in the W.N.B.A. (Sat, 09 Jul 2016 06:21:33 GMT) Stewart, a four-time national champion, is learning to deal with losing and the pressure of high expectations in a league that can use a breakout star. [New York Times] Former Princeton …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.08)

[New York Times] Kevin Durant, Whether Hero or Villain, Defends His Move to the Warriors (Fri, 08 Jul 2016 05:20:05 GMT) The newly minted Golden State Warrior said he was not seeking an easier path to a championship by leaving the Thunder. “Hopefully everybody understands,” he said. [New York Times] The UConn Legend Breanna Stewart Adjusts to Life in the W.N.B.A. (Fri, 08 Jul 2016 09:00:26 GMT) Stewart, a four-time national champion, is learning to deal with losing and the pressure of high expectations in a league that can use a breakout star. [New York Times] Nine Questions: Dwyane Wade’s …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.07)

[New York Times] So-So Players’ Salaries Soar in N.B.A. Flush With New TV Money (Thu, 07 Jul 2016 04:52:27 GMT) There has never been a better time to be an N.B.A. free agent, thanks to a new TV contract that has infused billions of dollars into the league. [New York Times] Knicks Drawing on Top Spanish League to Stock Bench (Thu, 07 Jul 2016 06:20:05 GMT) Center Guillermo Hernangomez and forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas, veterans of the league where Kristaps Porzingis played, are said to have reached deals to join him in New York. [New York Times] Coming Home: Dwyane Wade …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.06)

[New York Times] Filling Warriors’ Bench Should Not Be a Problem (Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:36:59 GMT) Assumptions that Golden State would have trouble accommodating Kevin Durant’s salary overlooked that other players would accept minimal contracts to join up. [New York Times] Dirk Nowitzki and Mavericks Reportedly Reach Two-Year Agreement (Wed, 06 Jul 2016 00:17:36 GMT) Nowitzki will have a chance to spend 20 seasons with the Dallas Mavericks, the only franchise he has ever played for. [New York Times] Satoransky Relishes Prospect of Wizards Spell (Wed, 06 Jul 2016 07:51:31 GMT) Tomas Satoransky regards his expected move from Barcelona …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.05)

[New York Times] On Pro Basketball: Kevin Durant’s Move to Warriors Reflects Trend in Team-Building (Tue, 05 Jul 2016 00:46:55 GMT) For Durant the jump is as much about the talent-laden roster he is joining, and the chance it gives him to win his first N.B.A. title, as it is anything else. [New York Times] Brandon Jennings Agrees to Join Knicks (Tue, 05 Jul 2016 01:29:07 GMT) Jennings, formerly of the Orlando Magic, will sign a one-year deal to back up the newly acquired Derrick Rose at point guard.