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Monday, August 21, 2017

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.24)

[NY Newsday] Scott Perry to add Gerald Madkins as Knicks assistant GM, source says (Sunday, July 23, 2017 6:14:00 PM) Knicks president Steve Mills said new GM Scott Perry would be able to add people to the front office, and he’s close to doing just that. [SNY Knicks] Knicks to hire Madkins as assistant GM (Sunday, July 23, 2017 5:21:47 PM) The New York Knicks will hire Gerald Madkins to become their new assistant general manager. [NYDN] Gerald Madkins is leaving Clippers to become Knicks assistant GM (Sunday, July 23, 2017 11:42:06 AM) The Knicks appear to be making their …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.23)

[SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Bernard King on Knicks (Sunday, July 23, 2017 1:02:17 AM) [SNY Knicks] Porzingis says New York ‘is the best place to win’ at Latvian kids camp (Saturday, July 22, 2017 2:59:01 PM) Knicks star F Kristaps Porzingis believes New York gives him the best opportunity to win, per The Post’s Marc Berman. [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Scott Perry, Steve Mills blazing new trails of minority leadership (Saturday, July 22, 2017 8:27:23 PM) When the Knicks hired Scott Perry as general manager last week and elevated Steve Mills to president, the team became the first NBA franchise to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.22)

[NYDN] Knicks even being part of Kyrie Irving sweepstakes speaks volumes (Friday, July 21, 2017 9:55:25 PM) The best news of the Knicks terrible offseason is that an actual All Star has included them among the teams he’d prefer to be traded to. [NYDN] Porzingis likes Twitter photo of Kyrie Irving in Knicks jersey (Friday, July 21, 2017 7:26:22 PM) New York was one of four teams Irving said he would play for. [NYDN] Scott Perry, new Knicks GM, admits he’s never met James Dolan (Friday, July 21, 2017 3:19:26 PM) “I have not met with him yet, but am …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.21)

[SNY Knicks] Lillard, McCollum believe Anthony could join Blazers (Thursday, July 20, 2017 9:29:52 AM) It has been reported that Carmelo Anthony no longer wants to play for the Knicks, and the Blazers believe the All-Star forward could play for them next season. [SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony wants to play for the Rockets, won’t talk to Knicks (Thursday, July 20, 2017 8:08:45 AM) Carmelo Anthony does not seek a return to the Knicks next season and has no interest in discussing a future with the team, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. [NYDN] Derrick Rose ‘in serious talks’ with the Cavs …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.20)

[NY Newsday] Trail Blazers players reportedly make it known that they want Carmelo Anthony (Wednesday, July 19, 2017 8:04:00 PM) The Blazers’ talented backcourt reportedly made a pitch to Carmelo Anthony to try and convince him to come to Portland. [NY Newsday] Knicks Insider podcast: Carmelo Anthony still with team but for how long? (Wednesday, July 19, 2017 11:58:00 AM) New Knicks general manager Steve Perry and team president Steve Mills have emphasized building around the team’s young core, but Carmelo Anthony doesn’t fit that mold. [ESPN] Lillard, McCollum trying to sell Melo on Portland (Wednesday, July 19, 2017 5:51:43 …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.19)

[SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Confidence building in the Knicks? (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 6:36:14 PM) [SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony wants to play for the Rockets, won’t talk to Knicks (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:55:00 PM) Carmelo Anthony does not seek a return to the Knicks next season and has no interest in discussing a future with the team, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. [SNY Knicks] Steve Mills said Knicks had to be ‘aggressive’ to acquire Tim Hardaway Jr. (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1:08:19 PM) Knicks president Steve Mills justified G Tim Hardaway Jr.’s pricey contract saying the team had …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2017.07.18)

[NY Newsday] Knicks president Steve Mills details aggressive plan that snared Tim Hardaway Jr. (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:33:48 AM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Tim Hardaway Jr. has never been a full-time starter in the NBA, but the Knicks view him as one and paid him as one. That’s how Knicks president Steve Mills justified giving Hardaway a four-year, $71-million contract. [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Steve Mills, Scott Perry to work in tandem (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:27:08 AM) GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The Knicks introduced their new management team Monday, with Steve Mills as president and Scott Perry as general manager. [NY …continue reading