Knicks Morning News (2016.10.08)

  • [NYDN] Derrick Rose’s lawyers want mistrial over racy text in rape suit
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 5:17:32 PM)

    Attorney Mark Baute cried foul, complaining that the accuser failed to turn over a profane text from the morning of the alleged attack.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony gives Jeremy Lin backhand compliment
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 3:16:19 PM)

    It was a little over five years ago when the Knicks decided that $25 million was too much to pay for Jeremy Lin

  • [SNY Knicks] Lawyers for Rose seek mistrial
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 8:46:32 PM)

    A lawyer for Derrick Rose asked a judge to declare a mistrial in a lawsuit that accuses the NBA star and two friends of raping his ex-girlfriend while she was incapacitated.

  • [SNY Knicks] Melo considers Lin ‘franchise player’ for Nets
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 7:36:44 PM)

    The Nets will take on the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, where former Knick Jeremy Lin will return as a member of Brooklyn.

  • [SNY Knicks] The Knicks Blog Podcast: We’re Back!
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 2:31:45 PM)

    The Knicks Blog Podcast: We’re Back!

  • [SNY Knicks] Noah’s hamstring injury already weighing Knicks down
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 12:45:31 PM)

    In what would appear par for the course in Phil Jackson’s Knicks tenure, Joakim Noah has been bitten by the hamstring injury bug.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek likes Knicks’ offensive options
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 10:45:17 AM)

    In addition to the trio of Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis, and Derrick Rose, Hornaceck likes where the Knicks are from a depth perspective.

  • [SNY Knicks] Woman weeps in testimony against Rose
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 7:36:41 AM)

    The ex-girlfriend accusing NBA star Derrick Rose and his friends of rape spent Thursday battling her emotions as she tried to piece together a night she remembers only in “flashes.”

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ Derrick Rose takes stand in lawsuit, denies rape
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 11:00:51 PM)

    NBA star Derrick Rose testified Friday in a lawsuit accusing him and two friends of raping his ex-girlfriend, saying he interpreted a text message from the woman as consent to have sex with her later that night.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony on Nets’ Jeremy Lin: ‘The face of that franchise’
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 8:08:17 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony doesn’t care to relive what happened or what led to Jeremy Lin leaving the Knicks, but the two are indelibly linked.

  • [NY Newsday] Joakim Noah doubtful for Knicks vs. Nets on Saturday
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 2:34:53 PM)

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Joakim Noah did some shooting and post-work afterward, but Jeff Hornacek doesn’t expect him to play Saturday night against the Nets.

  • [ESPN] Carmelo Anthony ‘happy’ for Jeremy Lin, ‘face of the franchise’ for Nets
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 5:06:17 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony ‘happy’ for Jeremy Lin, ‘face of the franchise’ for Nets

  • [ESPN] Rose testifies: Interpreted text as consent for sex
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 3:00:36 PM)

    Rose testifies: Interpreted text as consent for sex

  • [ESPN] Knicks have big ideas to unleash Kristaps Porzingis in Year 2
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 9:00:37 AM)

    Knicks have big ideas to unleash Kristaps Porzingis in Year 2

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah drama hurting Knicks chemistry
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 9:04:52 PM)

    The trials and tribulations of the Knicks’ preseason continue. Saturday against the Nets, starting center Joakim Noah is expected to miss a second straight preseason game with a hamstring injury, while Derrick Rose hadn’t yet informed the Knicks of his game plans. Rose missed his second straight practice Friday because he was testifying in court…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose says rape accuser aggressively lured him into sex
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 4:17:58 PM)

    Knicks star Derrick Rose testified Friday that the woman accusing him of gang rape not only consented — but gamely yanked him over for oral sex, even while in the throes of passion with his pal. The former NBA MVP described in graphic detail his night at his rented Beverly Hills mansion during a 2013…

  • [NYPost] Rose defense team tries to poke holes in rape accuser’s story
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 12:54:49 PM)

    Derrick Rose’s rape accuser faced a second day of grilling on the witness stand Friday as defense lawyers for the NBA star and his pals attempted to poke holes in her story and paint her as a gold digger. Defense attorney Mark Baute wrapped up his cross-examination by bringing up text messages that show money…

  • [NYPost] Derrick Rose expected to take stand in rape case
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 12:35:16 PM)

    Derrick Rose is expected to take the stand Friday afternoon to testify at his civil rape trial in Los Angeles. Rose has been accused of gang raping a 30-year-old woman with two pals, Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen. The woman is suing the three men for $21.5 million. Rose’s accuser took the witness stand first,…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony can’t believe Nets made Jeremy Lin their star
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 11:32:44 AM)

    Despite all their moves, Carmelo Anthony is still the face of the Knicks. And now Jeremy Lin is the face of the Nets. Anthony admitted to being surprised by that occurrence when asked about his former teammate invading the Garden on Saturday for a Knicks-Nets preseason game. Lin signed a three-year, $36 million pact with Brooklyn…

  • [NYTimes] Derrick Rose Gives His Side in Civil Rape Lawsuit
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 12:38:27 AM)

    Rose told a jury that he interpreted a text message from his former girlfriend to be consent to have sex with her that night.

  • [NYTimes] W.N.B.A. Stars Try to Move Up to Fashion’s Front Row
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 10:00:16 AM)

    Why hasn’t a female LeBron James — a star of the fashion tents as well as the hardwood — emerged from the W.N.B.A.?

  • [NYTimes] A Look at the WNBA Finals Matchup Between Lynx and Sparks
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 7:57:38 AM)

    All season long the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks have been the best two teams in the WNBA.

  • [NYTimes] Nuggets, Trail Blazers Win to Remain Unbeaten in Preseason
    (Saturday, October 08, 2016 5:24:46 AM)

    Rookie Jamal Murray had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and the Denver Nuggets rallied past the Los Angeles Lakers, 101-97 on Friday night.

  • [NYTimes] ‘Old Man’ Rookie Kris Dunn Set for Timberwolves Debut
    (Friday, October 07, 2016 9:12:48 PM)

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are not big into hazing their rookies. If they were, it would be a little awkward for some of the team’s “veterans” to give Kris Dunn a hard time.

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