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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.24)

[SNY Knicks] JRSportBrief: Kyrie Irving to Boston, Carmelo Anthony still here (Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1:25:43 PM) In the latest installment of JRSportBrief on SNY.tv, JR reacts to Kyrie Irving going to Boston while Carmelo Anthony remains in New York. [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony to Cavaliers not as farfetched after big trade (Wednesday, August 23, 2017 4:42:55 PM) When the Cavaliers talked to the Knicks about Kyrie Irving, Cleveland brass had no interest in discussing Carmelo Anthony. Kristaps Porzingis was their lone focus. Whether that changes after the blockbuster trade that sent Irving to the Celtics, with the Cavaliers emerging with …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.23)

[NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s fellow rookies think little of him (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:56:10 AM) Maybe this year’s NBA rookies didn’t know how to spell his name. In a rookie survey that took place two weeks ago during the league’s annual rookie photo shoot in Tarrytown, Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina didn’t receive a single vote in any of the categories that were voted upon. Thirty first-year players received at… [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony is going to have an awkward preseason (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:26:57 AM) In a cruel bit of irony for Carmelo Anthony, the Rockets are making an …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.22)

[NYPost] How Knicks ensured summer standout wouldn’t get away (Monday, August 21, 2017 12:13:07 PM) Maybe there will be a small forward from Baltimore on this season’s Knicks roster. Not Carmelo Anthony, but 6-foot-7 Jamel Artis, the Pittsburgh senior swingman who went undrafted but impressed on the Knicks’ summer league team enough to sign a partially guaranteed contract last week. Artis, who is 24 and averaged 18.2 points, 4.9 rebounds… [SNY Knicks] Undrafted rookie Jamel Artis vying for spot on Knicks (Monday, August 21, 2017 10:20:56 PM) Small forward Jamel Artis was not selected by a team in the NBA …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.21)

[NYDN] Blake Griffin says more likely LeBron signs with Knicks than L.A. (Sunday, August 20, 2017 9:14:46 PM) The last few years the Knicks have been a dysfunctional mess of a franchise. But their dream may soon be a reality. [NYPost] Blake Griffin drops hints: Could LeBron wind up a Knick? (Sunday, August 20, 2017 4:45:31 PM) From Kyrie Irving listing New York in his out-of-the-blue trade request to Carmelo Anthony winning his stand-off with Phil Jackson, the last couple months arguably have provided the most excitement Knicks fans have had in years. Still, the greatest offseason drama might be …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.20)

[NYDN] Knicks’ Joakim Noah fighting to earn trust back after PED bust (Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:03:41 PM) A humbled Joakim Noah understands that the drug suspension compromised his ability to lead in the locker room. [SNY Knicks] Joakim Noah vows he will bounce back this season (Saturday, August 19, 2017 6:04:44 PM) Knicks C Joakim Noah understands his mistakes and is ready to have a bounce back season in 2017, per The Post’s Marc Berman. [SNY Knicks] Michael Beasley calls himself ‘walking bucket,’ demands more respect (Saturday, August 19, 2017 9:15:15 AM) The Knicks’ newest pickup, SF Michael Beasley, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.19)

[NYPost] Tim Hardaway’s second Knicks act excites one team exec (Friday, August 18, 2017 4:08:38 PM) Allan Houston is excited to see what Tim Hardaway Jr. can do during his first year of his big contract with the Knicks. Houston, the Knicks’ assistant general manager and a former guard who played for the team, was at Hofstra University on Friday working with his youth program, FISLL, which stands for faith, integrity,… [NYPost] ‘Walking bucket’ Beasley is tired of not getting enough respect (Friday, August 18, 2017 12:37:39 PM) Michael Beasley is hardly lacking bragadoccio these days. He calls himself “a …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.08.18)

[NYDN] Nigel Hayes signs contract with Knicks (Thursday, August 17, 2017 5:38:20 PM) The Knicks have signed Nigel Hayes to a partially guaranteed contract, according to ESPN. [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: J.R. Smith on Carmelo Anthony saga (Friday, August 18, 2017 1:18:29 AM) [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign Nigel Hayes to partially-guaranteed contract (Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:49:24 PM) Former Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes signed a partially-guaranteed contract with the Knicks, sources told ESPN and the New York Daily News. [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks unwilling to do deal Kristaps Porzingis in potential Kyrie Irving trade (Thursday, August 17, 2017 10:50:35 AM) …continue reading