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 Stephen Curry said the injuries he suffered during the playoffs forced him to pull out of the Rio Olympics, a decision that still does not sit well with him.

  • [NYTimes] NBA Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte Over Transgender Law
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 11:24:31 PM)

    The NBA is moving its 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina, given its objections to a state law decried as discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, the league on Thursday.

  • [NYTimes] WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players for Shirts in Wake of Shootings
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:49:35 PM)

    Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

  • [SNY Knicks] NBA moves All-Star Game out of Charlotte due to anti-LGBT law
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 6:30:28 PM)

    The NBA announced on Thursday that the 2017 All-Star Game will be moved from North Carolina due to the state’s passing of HB2

  • [SNY Knicks] Did the Knicks make the right head coaching choice?
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:30:12 PM)

    Phil Jackson and the Knicks hired Jeff Hornacek to be the team’s new head coach, but was it the right move?

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Wade could have been a Knick
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:33:12 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony told reporters in Las Vegas that the Knicks indeed had the chance to add Dwyane Wade to their roster during the NBA free agent frenzy period earlier this month.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony defends WNBA players for T-shirts
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 7:45:22 PM)

    WNBA players can’t understand why the league isn’t on board with their activism. And they have an advocate in Knicks star Carmelo Anthony.

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony blasts WNBA for suppressing protest
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 2:22:36 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — Carmelo Anthony is on a roll. While announcing his Olympic-team “town hall meeting” he is staging in Los Angeles will be held Monday, Anthony continued his activist role regarding “Black Lives Matter” issues when he criticized the fines levied against politically minded WNBA players. The NBA-run league has fined the Liberty, the…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose’s Knicks optimism is out of control
    (Thursday, July 21, 2016 8:28:45 AM)

    Derrick Rose isn’t saying the Knicks can go 82-0. But the point guard’s rosy view of the new-look roster is he’s now part of a team equipped to go toe to toe with any opponent in the NBA. “I just love the group,” Rose told Slam Magazine. “I think we have a chance to win every game, and…

  • [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks Links: Carmelo Anthony blasts WNBA for fining players
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 5:30:41 AM)

    Friday’s Knicks Links: Carmelo Anthony blasts WNBA for fining players

  • [ESPN] Melo planning meeting to address police violence
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 1:19:01 AM)

    Melo planning meeting to address police violence

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