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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.28)

[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

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.27)

[NYDN] Amar’e Stoudemire brought Knicks back to relevancy (Tuesday, July 26, 2016 10:01:34 PM) The last time Amar’e Stoudemire signed a free agent contract in New York he declared “the Knicks are back.” [NYDN] Amar’e retires: here are the ups and downs of his Knicks career (Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:35:53 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire played on four teams during his 14 seasons in the NBA, but the six-time All-Star wanted to go out as a Knick. [NYDN] Amar’e Stoudemire retires as a New York Knick (Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:14:08 PM) Amar’e Stoudemire announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon — and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.26)

[NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony brings athletes, police, community together in L.A. (Monday, July 25, 2016 10:39:12 PM) Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team’s precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can’t sleep anymore. [SNY Knicks] Are the Knicks a “super team”? (Monday, July 25, 2016 1:16:54 PM) Derrick Rose recently called the Knicks one of the NBA’s two “super teams” [NYTimes] Carmelo Anthony and Michael Jordan Address Social Issues With Differing Approaches (Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:46:11 AM) Anthony hosted a community forum with local youth and …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.25)

[SNY Knicks] Jeremy Lin talks Knicks tenure, Melo and Courtney Lee (Sunday, July 24, 2016 2:01:39 PM) “I was really, really sad. I was sad the way everything went down, ’cause nothing happened the way I thought it was going to. I had wished that they had offered me a contract just in the beginning” [ESPN] Team USA is so talented it’s impossible to tell how good it is (Monday, July 25, 2016 2:03:17 AM) Team USA is so talented it’s impossible to tell how good it is [ESPN] Phil Jackson’s triangle offense gets Hollywood treatment in ‘Suicide Squad’ (Sunday, …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.24)

[NYPost] Jeremy Lin opens up: On Knicks heartbreak, racism and Fitzpatrick (Saturday, July 23, 2016 1:03:21 PM) New Brooklyn Net, and former Knick, Jeremy Lin took a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: When you knew your Knicks days were ending, how sad was that for you? A: I was really, really sad. I was sad the way everything went down, ’cause nothing happened the way I thought… [NYTimes] W.N.B.A. Rescinds Fines for Players’ Pregame Activism (Saturday, July 23, 2016 11:37:16 PM) Three teams had been fined $5,000 and players had been fined $500 each for …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.23)

[NYDN] Melo set to host town hall meeting in LA on police violence (Friday, July 22, 2016 8:33:03 PM) For two weeks, Carmelo Anthony has spoken of some sort of action to help solve the issue of police violence. [NYDN] Just how delusional is Derrick Rose about the 2016-17 Knicks? (Friday, July 22, 2016 8:30:49 PM) Tis the season for being overly optimistic and Derrick Rose may have outdone himself. [ESPN] Derrick Rose: Knicks roster fits triangle ‘to a T’ (Friday, July 22, 2016 11:55:16 AM) Derrick Rose: Knicks roster fits triangle ‘to a T’ [ESPN] Rose: Knicks being compared …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2016.07.22)

[NYTimes] N.B.A. to Move All-Star Game From North Carolina (Friday, July 22, 2016 1:18:40 AM) The league’s move came as a reaction to state legislation perceived as being hostile to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. [NYTimes] Players Criticize W.N.B.A. For Fines Over Shirts Worn to Underscore Shootings (Friday, July 22, 2016 12:21:22 AM) Three teams were fined $5,000 and each player was fined $500 for wearing T-shirts intended to raise awareness in the aftermath of recent shootings by and of the police. [NYTimes] NBA MVP Curry Regrets Missing Rio Games (Friday, July 22, 2016 4:36:27 AM) Two-time NBA MVP …continue reading