Knicks Daily Links: Wednesday
Hide your Valentine when Derek Fisher comes around — at least, according to Jalen Rose.
Phil Jackson can cross Brandon Jennings off his list of available point guards after he was traded to Orlando in a multi-player deal.
When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square Garden and boldly vowed he would one day play there.
Bird, a point guard, signed a multiyear deal that should allow her to eventually retire with the Storm, with whom she has spent her entire career.
Blake Griffin apologized Tuesday for punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member last month, saying he wishes he could take back the incident that left him with a broken right hand and the employee with facial injuries.
The NBA is cracking down on ‘piggyback’ intentional fouls, instructing referees to potentially consider them for flagrant violations. In a memo sent by Vice President of Basketball Operations Kiki Vandeweghe and Executive Vice President of Referee Operations Mike Bantom on Tuesday, referees were urged to take a closer look at the fouls.
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has quashed the persistent rumors surrounding Blake Griffin’s future by insisting that the injured power forward was definitely staying with the Western Conference team on Tuesday.
Harris gives Detroit another athletic young player, and he will be under team control for a while. Orlando acquired Brandon Jennings and Ersan Ilyasova.
The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team’s perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury.
Chris Bosh is back on blood thinners to treat a clot that formed in his leg, the second straight year the Miami Heat forward has dealt with such a situation over the All-Star break.
The NBA trading deadline is Thursday at 3 p.m. and Knicks fans await a move to reverse the recent fortunes that just before the All-Star break headed farther south than Key West. If pervading thoughts from several executives around the league prevail, fans should simply anticipate the showdown between Kristaps Porzingis and Karl-Anthony Towns in…