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Monday, May 21, 2018

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.24)

[NYTimes] N.B.A. Roundup: With 50-Point Quarter, Rockets Rout the Timberwolves (Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:37:57 AM) The Rockets turned a 50-49 halftime lead into a 31-point advantage with a blistering quarter and took a 3-1 series lead. [SNY Knicks] Woodson, Jackson continue to receive endorsements for Knicks job (Monday, April 23, 2018 9:10:00 PM) Mike Woodson and Mark Jackson, two of the candidates for the Knicks’ head coaching vacancy, have continued to receive endorsements from third parties as New York continues to interview people for the job. [SNY Knicks] Knicks head coach position is Mike Budenholzer’s ‘top choice’ (Monday, April …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.23)

[NYPost] Knicks’ coaching choice is obvious to this Hall of Famer (Sunday, April 22, 2018 8:17:27 PM) Larry Brown, the Hall of Famer and ex-Knicks coach from Long Beach, has read the list of the team’s coaching candidates and can’t think of anyone whose credentials top Mike Woodson’s. Brown, Woodson and Knicks general manager Scott Perry were together in Detroit in the early 2000s during glorious times for the Pistons. Perry was… [NYPost] Mike Budenholzer wants Knicks job because he’s sick of losing (Sunday, April 22, 2018 6:01:56 PM) Mike Budenholzer is genuinely interested in the Knicks’ job, according to …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.22)

[NYPost] David Blatt wants redemption after LeBron James fiasco (Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:32:24 PM) The unseemly details of former Cavaliers coach David Blatt’s sour relationship with LeBron James in Cleveland were spelled out in a recent book, “Return of The King.’’ In an interview published Saturday in the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, and translated from Hebrew, Blatt declined to talk about the book by Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin, but… [SNY Knicks] David Lee thinks Mark Jackson is right for the Knicks (Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:40:23 AM) Former Knicks forward David Lee believes Mark Jackson is the right person …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.21)

[NYPost] David Lee knew guard the Knicks passed on could be great player (Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:18:46 AM) Former Knick David Lee doesn’t want a piece of Donovan Mitchell’s potential Rookie of the Year Award, but he wouldn’t turn down a piece of his next contract. Lee, soon heading off to the French Open with his fiancée, Caroline Wozniacki, recalled Mitchell attended his annual kids camp in Chappaqua for four straight years and… [NYPost] Knicks to interview Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer (Friday, April 20, 2018 2:20:49 PM) The Knicks plan to meet with Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, an NBA …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.20)

[NY Newsday] James Dolan not ruling out Kristaps Porzingis missing all of next season, report says (Thursday, April 19, 2018 6:18:51 PM) The Knicks haven’t issued a timetable for Kristaps Porzingis’ return, but their owner didn’t rule out the franchise player missing all of next season. [NYPost] Ernie Johnson, Barkley and Shaq give Kenny Smith advice for Knicks interview (Thursday, April 19, 2018 10:09:02 PM) The TNT crew is trying to help out Kenny Smith’s bid to become the Knicks’ next head coach. After being teased on the air by his colleagues late Thursday night during the NBA postgame show …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.19)

[NYTimes] LeBron James Almost Single-Handedly Powers Cavaliers to Win (Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:58:48 AM) Cleveland is now tied 1-1 in the team’s first-round series with Indiana, while Utah also pulled even in their series with Oklahoma City. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Trail Blazers Shun the Pass, and It Costs Them in the Playoffs (Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:43:06 PM) Portland had the fewest assists of any team in the regular season, but its one-on-one style of play is hindering them as the playoffs bring tougher defenses. [NYDN] Steve Mills, Scott Perry thorough in Knicks’ head coaching search (Wednesday, April …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.04.18)

[NYTimes] Raptors and Celtics Both Cruise to 2-0 Series Leads (Wednesday, April 18, 2018 4:17:53 AM) Toronto won the first two games of a playoff series for the first time in franchise history and Boston’s Jaylen Brown scored 30 points against Milwaukee. [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Throwing it Back, Miami’s Dwyane Wade Takes the 76ers to School (Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:32:08 PM) At this point in his career, Wade isn’t picking up new tricks. Still, he’s finding new ways to use what he knows and dominating the N.B.A.’s hottest team. [NYTimes] Big Pay Raises Coming for G League Players …continue reading