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Saturday, August 27, 2016

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

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