Knicks Morning News (2016.07.26)

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony brings athletes, police, community together in L.A.
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 10:39:12 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team’s precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can’t sleep anymore.

  • [SNY Knicks] Are the Knicks a “super team”?
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 1:16:54 PM)

    Derrick Rose recently called the Knicks one of the NBA’s two “super teams”

  • [NYTimes] Carmelo Anthony and Michael Jordan Address Social Issues With Differing Approaches
    (Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:46:11 AM)

    Anthony hosted a community forum with local youth and police officers, while Jordan said in a statement that he was “deeply troubled” by recent violence.

  • [NYTimes] Michael Jordan Says He Is ‘Deeply Troubled’ by Recent Police-Related Violence
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 8:23:58 PM)

    The former N.B.A. star and owner of the Charlotte Hornets said he was “deeply troubled” by the recent killings committed by and against police officers.

  • [NYTimes] Players Criticize W.N.B.A. For Fines Over Shirts Worn to Underscore Shootings
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 5:57:33 PM)

    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] Cavs Coach Lue Agrees New Five-Year Deal
    (Tuesday, July 26, 2016 5:03:27 AM)

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and head coach Tyronn Lue have agreed on a new five-year deal worth $35 million, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on Monday.

  • [NYTimes] AP Source: Lue, Cavs Agree to Multiyear Contract Extension
    (Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:00:49 AM)

    Along with a sparkling diamond ring, Tyronn Lue’s getting another reward for an NBA title.

  • [NYTimes] WNBA President on Rescinded Fines: We Needed to Move Forward
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 11:37:08 PM)

    WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union.

  • [NYTimes] Oerter, Not Phelps, the Greatest Olympian: Historian
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 8:12:29 PM)

    An Olympic historian disagrees with a widely held consensus that American swimmer Michael Phelps is the greatest ever Olympian.

  • [NYTimes] AP Sources: Dion Waiters to Miami on 1-Year Deal
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 7:00:40 PM)

    Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Miami Heat have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent guard Dion Waiters.

  • [ESPN] Carmelo Anthony is bringing discourse back
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 8:14:05 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony is bringing discourse back

  • [ESPN] Melo praises Jordan for addressing racial unrest
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 7:49:59 PM)

    Melo praises Jordan for addressing racial unrest

  • [NYDN] SEE IT: Even ‘Suicide Squad’ references Phil’s triangle offense
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 2:17:50 PM)

    Phil Jackson and his triangle offense won five NBA championships in Los Angeles.

  • [NYDN] Tommie Smith wants Carmelo Anthony to seize moment
    (Monday, July 25, 2016 9:14:42 AM)

    ‘It’s easy for people to talk,’ says Smith, whose powerful gesture during the 1968 Olympics still resonates.

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