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Monday, June 25, 2018

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

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.22)

[NYDN] Steph Curry and Warriors are becoming team NBA fans love to hate (Monday, May 21, 2018 9:56:15 PM) First, Stephen Curry gave us the shimmy and then followed it with a slur. The All-American kid from next door isn’t so innocent anymore. [SNY Knicks] Ntilikina back in NYC for Fizdale’s informal workout (Monday, May 21, 2018 4:23:29 PM) Looking to improve on his rookie season, Knicks PG Frank Ntilikina is back in New York, and ready to get to work with new head coach David Fizdale. [SNY Knicks] Former coach on Miles Bridges joining Knicks: ‘I’d like to see …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.21)

[NYPost] Tom Izzo thinks Miles Bridges is a ‘weirdo’ Knicks could use (Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:58:41 PM) Miles Bridges’ decision to return to Michigan State for his sophomore year upset his mother, stunned his coach and made national headlines. The dynamic Big 10 Freshman of the Year was projected a mid-to-late lottery pick after what figured as a one-and-done college career. Miles’ mother, Cynthia, was set to quit her job as a… [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina ready to prove his worth to new Knicks coach (Sunday, May 20, 2018 5:12:09 PM) “The French Prince’’ has arrived in New York. Knicks …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.20)

[NYPost] Harlem star with huge wingspan unlikely to fall to Knicks (Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:19:02 PM) CHICAGO — Harlem’s Mohamed Bamba set a wingspan record for the NBA Draft Combine, measuring at 7-foot-9¾. The shot-blocking center who played at Texas has helped his stock so dramatically the Knicks know they have no shot at Bamba falling to No. 9. Bamba, a probable top-five pick in June’s draft, was born and raised… [NYPost] Bob McAdoo: Knicks know David Fizdale got raw deal in Memphis (Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:43:30 PM) CHICAGO — Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo, who worked alongside …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.19)

[NYPost] It might not matter to Knicks if Trae Young is best player in draft (Friday, May 18, 2018 8:24:37 PM) CHICAGO — Oklahoma point guard Trae Young, who claimed himself the best player in the NBA draft, isn’t sure yet if he will grant a private workout to the Knicks, who have the ninth pick. Under the draft combine rules, the Knicks requested Young, who became one of their 20 interviewees Friday. It’s hard to… [NYPost] John Calipari talks up freshman as worthwhile Knicks project (Friday, May 18, 2018 7:05:50 PM) CHICAGO — John Calipari admitted his freshman small …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.18)

[NYTimes] Lindsay Whalen Juggles Jobs as a W.N.B.A. Player and an N.C.A.A. Coach (Friday, May 18, 2018 10:23:07 AM) Whalen has taken on dual duties this year: point guard for the W.N.B.A.’s Minnesota Lynx and coach of the University of Minnesota women’s basketball team. [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: Rockets vs. Warriors: The Dead Live Again in Houston (Thursday, May 17, 2018 4:55:54 PM) The Rockets were shirt-sticks-to-your-back hot in Game 2 behind James Harden and Chris Paul, complicating Golden State’s supposedly foregone stroll to the N.B.A. finals. [NYTimes] Not at the Game: In Alaska, Watching Moose Commercials and the …continue reading

Knicks Morning News (2018.05.17)

[NYPost] Villanova hero: Mikal Bridges could be ‘All-Star’ for Knicks (Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:44:47 PM) CHICAGO — Villanova guard Donte DiVincenzo was the red-headed hero of the NCAA Championship game last month, but he believes his teammate Mikal Bridges can become the hero of New York. That is, if Bridges drops to No. 9. “I think he’s top five, personally — as a character person and what he brings to… [NYPost] One Knicks assistant may survive coaching turnover (Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:51:47 PM) CHICAGO — David Fizdale may retain at least one of Jeff Hornacek’s assistants — Howard …continue reading