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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.29)

[NYPost] NBA took notice of what Michael Beasley did for Knicks (Monday, May 28, 2018 6:58:41 PM) Michael Beasley was back at the Knicks training facility in Tarrytown last week reuniting with David Fizdale. Beasley had two stints in Miami with the new Knicks coach — from 2008-10 and 2013-15. Fizdale was a Miami assistant then. “He likes him a lot,’’ said a source close to Beasley. Whether the 6-foot-9 Beasley gets… [NYTimes] Warriors 101, Rockets 92: Warriors Dispatch Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavs (Tuesday, May 29, 2018 5:18:25 AM) Down 11 points at halftime, Golden State rallied …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.28)

[NYTimes] With Sheer Will, LeBron James Leads the Cavaliers Back to the Finals (Monday, May 28, 2018 4:13:51 AM) In Game 7 against the Celtics, in Boston, James played all 48 minutes, scored 35 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and notched 9 assists. [NYTimes] Warriors’ Game 6 Revival Keeps Series Alive Against the Rockets (Sunday, May 27, 2018 4:53:56 PM) Warriors guard Klay Thompson hit nine 3-pointers to lead Golden State to victory over Houston after an early 17-point deficit.

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.27)

[NYPost] NBA experts: Two big men can help Knicks, one has the edge (Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:50:46 PM) The lead-up to the Knicks’ 2018 draft can be entitled “The Bridges of Madison Square Garden.’’ With the No. 9 pick, the front office seeks a versatile combo forward as a priority. The 6-foot-6 Villanova junior Mikal Bridges, 21, and 6-7 Michigan State sophomore Miles Bridges, 20, best qualify. “They got the same name, nearly… [NYTimes] Warriors’ Game 6 Revival Keeps Series Alive Against the Rockets (Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:44:37 AM) Warriors guard Klay Thompson hit nine 3-pointers to lead …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.26)

[SNY Knicks] On This Date: Starks dunks over Jordan, Grant in ’93 conference final (Friday, May 25, 2018 10:45:20 PM) It has been 25 years since John Starks performed one of the most memorable dunks ever in Madison Square Garden. [SNY Knicks] Report: Sichting, Gaines, Bliss not returning as Knicks assistants next season (Friday, May 25, 2018 7:34:41 PM) Knicks assistants Jerry Sichting, Corey Gaines, and Dave Bliss are reportedly not serving on new head coach David Fizdale’s staff next season [NYTimes] LeBron James in Game 6: 46 Points, 11 Rebounds, 9 Assists. (There Will Be a Game 7.) (Saturday, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.25)

[ESPN] Knicks’ Porzingis ‘excited’ after call with Fizdale (Thursday, May 24, 2018 3:00:48 PM) New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis says he’s “excited” after speaking to new head coach David Fizdale. [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis excited after conversation with David Fizdale (Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:30:43 PM) The Unicorn is pumped. [NYTimes] Rockets 98, Warriors 94: N.B.A. Playoffs: Eric Gordon Emerges and Gives Rockets an Edge (Friday, May 25, 2018 5:22:28 AM) Gordon scored a team-high 24 points to help Houston top Golden State in Game 5 despite James Harden missing all 11 of his 3-pointers. [NYTimes] Scratch Ovechkin Off …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.24)

[NYPost] Local hero may get homecoming on David Fizdale’s Knicks staff (Wednesday, May 23, 2018 2:01:34 PM) New Knicks head coach David Fizdale is casting a wide net looking for assistant coaches, but the search still has a decidedly local flavor. New York City native Royal Ivey, an assistant coach on the Thunder, interviewed with the Knicks recently. The Knicks also are speaking with New Jersey native and former Nets assistant Pat… [NYPost] David Fizdale’s playoff trip telling sign for one young Knick (Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:29:06 AM) Road trip! Knicks coach David Fizdale is taking Frank Ntilikina and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.23)

[NYTimes] Rockets Seize Momentum and End the Warriors’ Home Win Streak (Wednesday, May 23, 2018 4:34:34 AM) Golden State had every opportunity to win the game, but a last-second 3-pointer by Stephen Curry could not find its way home, leaving the series tied. [NYPost] The lone Frank Ntilikina surprise in NBA’s All-Rookie voting (Tuesday, May 22, 2018 3:09:19 PM) Somebody thought the Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina was worthy of All-Rookie second-team honors. Of course, that solo vote didn’t mean a whole heckuva lot. Utah forward Donovan Mitchell, the 13th pick in last June’s NBA draft, and Philadelphia guard/forward Ben Simmons, the …continue reading