[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
[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
[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
[NYTimes] Quiet Protest Helped Tina Charles Find the Voice of Her Conscience (Saturday, July 30, 2016 6:12:20 PM) Charles has dominated the W.N.B.A. with her play and has found a platform to address social issues, particularly gun violence. [NYDN] WATCH: Carmelo not impressed by Team USA’s sing-along (Saturday, July 30, 2016 11:34:22 AM) Team USA may be flying over 4,500 miles to Rio, but a few of them would rather walk a thousand miles.
[ESPN] Phil Jackson: ‘Today’s players simply lack the skills to play the triangle’ (Friday, July 29, 2016 2:00:44 PM) Phil Jackson: ‘Today’s players simply lack the skills to play the triangle’ [ESPN] Rose’s civil sexual assault trial set for October (Friday, July 29, 2016 12:04:23 PM) Rose’s civil sexual assault trial set for October [NYPost] Amar’e Stoudemire retired with Knicks because first pick said no (Friday, July 29, 2016 5:34:30 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire loves New York, just not as much as Phoenix. Stoudemire signed a one-day contract Tuesday so he could retire as a Knick, but what the 33-year-old truly …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Why Porzingis gives us a glimpse into the future of the NBA big man (Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:12:55 AM) The future of the NBA is centers with complete offensive skill sets who can get out and guard pick-and-roll, which Kristaps Porzingis has already proven adequate at. [NYTimes] Dwight Jones, 64, Big Man Ejected in First U.S. Olympic Loss, Dies (Thursday, July 28, 2016 11:56:29 PM) Jones was thrown out near the end of the 1972 Olympic basketball championship game, contributing to the American team’s controversial 51-50 loss to the Soviet Union. [NYTimes] London to Host Nuggets and …continue reading
[SNY Knicks] Breaking down Hornacek and Rose in the ‘Modern Triangle’ (Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:18:23 AM) Can the duo, arguably the two biggest moves of the Phil Jackson Era, co-exist in what figures to be an updated version of the triangle offense? [NYTimes] Flush With Cash, N.B.A.’s Players Union Will Improve Retiree Benefits (Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:35:37 PM) With the upgrade, players who were part of the league for at least three years can obtain a coverage plan that includes medical, hospital and prescription drug benefits. [NYTimes] Team USA Look to Sweep Golds in Rio (Thursday, July 28, …continue reading