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 to ‘super’ Warriors
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 10:37:38 AM)

    Rose: Knicks being compared to ‘super’ Warriors

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: For Michael Jordan, a Chance to Speak Up (for Once)
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 10:17:48 PM)

    As a franchise owner, Jordan has broken barriers. But in the wake of North Carolina’s “bathroom law,” perhaps it’s time for him to break free of his corporate cautiousness.

  • [NYTimes] Corner Office: Lisa Borders of the W.N.B.A.: It’s Impossible to Refute Results
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 11:00:12 AM)

    Ms. Borders, president of the W.N.B.A., says she focuses on tangible outcomes because doing so allows her to rise above others’ good or bad opinions.

  • [NYTimes] Argentina’s Luis Scola Adds Olympic Flag-Bearer to his Résumé
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 11:32:10 PM)

    Scola, who won a men’s basketball gold medal with Argentina in 2004, will carry the country’s flag during the opening ceremony.

  • [NYTimes] WNBA President Talks About Fining Players Over Warmup Shirts
    (Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:09:30 AM)

    WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league’s players for taking an active stance on social issues, she just wishes they would keep it off the court.

  • [NYTimes] Hornets Co-owner Hits Out at All Star Game Move
    (Saturday, July 23, 2016 4:18:31 AM)

    Hornets co-owner Felix Sabates has blasted the NBA’s decision to move the 2017 All Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina due to its objections to a state law decried as discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

  • [NYTimes] Warriors’ Draymond Green Settles Assault Case Before Rio
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 6:16:20 PM)

    Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green will pay $560 for a noise violation in a deal that gets rid of a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge in East Lansing, Michigan.

  • [SNY Knicks] Randle reportedly narrows list of potential teams to Knicks, two others
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 8:06:52 PM)

    Free agent guard Chasson Randle has narrowed his search to a list of three teams, which includes the Knicks, his agent told the New York Post.

  • [SNY Knicks] Rose hopes rebuilt Knicks can prove themselves
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 8:27:20 AM)

    Newly-acquired guard Derrick Rose hopes he, Joakim Noah, Carmelo Anthony and the rest of the New York Knicks can make some noise in the Eastern Conference this season.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks now in ‘super team’ category with Warriors, says Derrick Rose
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 2:39:00 PM)

    Derrick Rose said the Knicks are now in the same “super team” category as the Warriors, according to

  • [NYPost] Chasson Randle could be natural fit as Knicks’ third point guard
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 12:01:01 PM)

    LAS VEGAS — Summer-league sensation point guard Chasson Randle has narrowed down his choice to three teams, including the Knicks, according to his agent. Randle fit in so smoothly running the point at the Orlando summer league because he ran a lot of triangle at his alma mater, Stanford. After going undrafted in 2015, Randle…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose goes too far, compares Knicks to Warriors
    (Friday, July 22, 2016 8:30:48 AM)

    Derrick Rose’s visions of Knicks grandeur grow by the day. On Wednesday, Rose told Slam Magazine he thought the Knicks “have a chance to win every game, and in the league, that is rare.” Very rare. In fact, the only team you could say that about with a straight face would be the Warriors, who won an NBA-record 73…

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