Knicks Morning News (2016.07.21)

  • [NYTimes] Nets, With Many New Players, Look to Build Something Lasting
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:16:10 AM)

    The free-agent guard Jeremy Lin was among six players introduced Wednesday, as the team strives to improve.

  • [NYTimes] Jeremy Lin Is Back in New York, and So Is a Glimpse of the Old Linsanity
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:13:26 PM)

    By returning to a city with the largest Chinese population outside of Asia to play for the Nets, Lin is stepping back into a broader, brighter spotlight.

  • [NYTimes] WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players for Shirts in Wake of Shootings
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:09:39 AM)

    Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

  • [NYTimes] Suns, Mavs, Spurs to Play Games in Mexico
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:36:31 PM)

    The Phoenix Suns will take on the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs in the first consecutive regular-season NBA games in Mexico on Jan. 12 and 14.

  • [NYTimes] Phoenix Suns to Play 2 Regular-Season Games in Mexico
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:52:25 PM)

    The Phoenix Suns will play two regular-season “home” games in Mexico City this season.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony believes Knicks had shot at landing Dwyane Wade
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9:08:59 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — Carmelo Anthony believes the Knicks had a realistic shot at signing Dwyane Wade during free agency.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony glad J.R. Smith has a championship ring
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:54:00 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony enjoyed seeing his former teammate and good friend J.R. Smith win a championship with the Cavaliers and respected the way he celebrated.

  • [ESPN] Thursday’s Knicks Links: Jim Boeheim sold Carmelo Anthony on the Olympics
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:10:17 AM)

    Thursday’s Knicks Links: Jim Boeheim sold Carmelo Anthony on the Olympics

  • [ESPN] Carmelo Anthony: Knicks ‘definitely’ had a chance to sign Dwyane Wade
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 11:54:50 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony: Knicks ‘definitely’ had a chance to sign Dwyane Wade

  • [NYPost] The Jim Boeheim call to sell Carmelo Anthony on Olympics
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:40:22 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said he knew Carmelo Anthony was wavering about playing in the 2016 Olympics given all the defections and health and safety concerns in Rio. So Boeheim placed a call to the player who helped him win the 2003 national championship to try to convince him Team USA needed him….

  • [NYPost] Melo: Knicks’ shot at Wade was real — ‘If it was 2 days earlier…’
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 5:04:02 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — Not that Carmelo Anthony is pining for him, but the Knicks star thinks if the momentum for Dwyane Wade to leave Miami occurred earlier this month, the Knicks may have had the cap room to snare him. The Knicks had talks with Wade, but he ultimately signed a $23.5 million per year…

  • [NYPost] Coach K: How this Plumlee will help the Knicks
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 9:20:56 AM)

    LAS VEGAS — You can excuse Duke and US Olympic Team coach Mike Krzyzewski for mixing up his Plumlees. After all, he’s had three of them. Now all the Plumlee brothers are in the NBA after the Knicks gave Marshall a guaranteed, minimum deal to come to training camp despite going undrafted last month. When The Post…

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony talks about how Knicks almost got Dwyane Wade
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:24:46 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony revealed that the Knicks had a realistic chance of signing Dwyane Wade.

  • [NYDN] Melo says he may pull a J.R. Smith if he ever wins an NBA title
    (Wednesday, July 20, 2016 4:21:25 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony admired the fashion sense of his good friend and former teammate in both Denver and New York.

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