Knicks Morning News (2017.02.17)

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks have decisions to make on Anthony, Rose as All-Star break commences
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:30:42 PM)

    Trading Anthony would spark a clear change in direction for this franchise. It would make sense if other veterans depart as well.

  • [SNY Knicks] Oakley not yet ready to return to Madison Square Garden
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:59:09 AM)

    Former Knicks forward Charles Oakley isn’t yet ready to return to Madison Square Garden, days after team president James Dolan lifted Oakley’s ban.

  • [NYDN] Donald Sterling: ‘Amazing’ that Knicks owner being compared to me
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:50:04 PM)

    While James Dolan’s ongoing feud with ex-Knick Charles Oakley continues to unspool in public, he has an unlikely ally in his corner.

  • [NYDN] Knicks first-half breakdown: Best & worst of disappointing season
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:31:23 PM)

    We should get this out of the way because the rest should be read with the following context: the Knicks are a disappointment.

  • [NYDN] Charles Oakley: James Dolan is ‘on same level’ as Donald Sterling
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:17:12 AM)

    Charles Oakley remained steadfast in his ongoing public feud with James Dolan on Thursday.

  • [NYDN] Daze of Linsanity: Jeremy Lin took NY by storm 5 years ago
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 9:01:35 AM)

    Kenny Atkinson still thinks back to that time sometimes, lets his mind wander back to five years ago.

  • [NYPost] Charles Barkley: Carmelo should let Phil Jackson trade him
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:54:23 PM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Charles Barkley says the Knicks should trade Carmelo Anthony by Thursday’s deadline and the 32-year-old star would be a fool not to accept. Speaking at a TNT event Thursday night, Barkley said Anthony should waive his no-trade clause not only to win, but for the financial bonus. “He’s got a $5 million…

  • [NYPost] Tiki Barber: Charles Oakley incident ‘embarrassing as hell’
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:35:13 PM)

    “I think that there is some hate going on that needs to be worked out between Oakley and James Dolan,” former Giant Tiki Barber told Page Six.

  • [NYPost] The scout who knew Porzingis, Hernangomez would be stars
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 1:41:05 PM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Embattled Knicks president Phil Jackson should draw some pride watching Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. Center Willy Hernangomez and power forward Kristaps Porzingis — the Knicks’ frontcourt of the future — will suit up for the World Team. Scott Roth, a Timberwolves scout, feels proud, too. “When I walked in…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis could be gone if Knicks don’t clean up their act
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:46:16 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony is an All-Star again, and it could be his final game representing the Knicks. The Knicks approach the All-Star break and Thursday’s trade deadline clearly interested in dealing Anthony, who has a no-trade clause, and ending a doomed partnership with team president Phil Jackson. “It’s what would be in the mutual interest of…

  • [NYPost] NBA veteran rips Charles Oakley as ‘bully’ who’s stuck in past
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:45:15 AM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Mike James, a former NBA point guard, grew up in Long Island in the 1990s a big fan of the Knicks and Charles Oakley. “Everyone loved Oak,’’ James said. James was a supporter of Oakley’s on the court — not off. Oakley is still at war with Knicks owner James Dolan after…

  • [NYPost] Oakley: NBA allowing Dolan to become next Donald Sterling
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:17:13 AM)

    NEW ORLEANS — Charles Oakley may be fixing to have his Garden ban reinstated. The Knicks legend unloaded on owner James Dolan on Thursday with heavy racist charges, comparing him to ousted Clippers owner Donald Sterling in an interview with Sports Illustrated. Sterling was booted out of the league in 2014 after his girlfriend released…

  • [NY Newsday] Charles Oakley doesn’t think feud with James Dolan can be resolved
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:25:56 PM)

    Charles Oakley doesn’t expect his feud with Knicks owner James Dolan to ever end, saying “some things can’t be solved.”

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks may look different after All-Star break
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:07:59 PM)

    Players said goodbye to each other late Wednesday night, hugged training staff members and went off on their break unsure if they would still be Knicks when the schedule resumes next Thursday.

  • [ESPN] Friday’s Knicks News: Roth a key in drafting Hernangomez
    (Friday, February 17, 2017 4:59:48 AM)

    Friday’s Knicks News: Roth a key in drafting Hernangomez

  • [ESPN] Oakley on help via Dolan: ‘I’d rather go to jail’
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:04:26 PM)

    Oakley on help via Dolan: ‘I’d rather go to jail’

  • [ESPN] Should Knicks blow it up or pursue playoffs? Phil Jackson must decide
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:28:58 PM)

    Should Knicks blow it up or pursue playoffs? Phil Jackson must decide

  • [ESPN] Vote: Which under-25 player is most likely to become the NBA’s next superstar?
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 11:20:05 AM)

    Vote: Which under-25 player is most likely to become the NBA’s next superstar?

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Knicks’ Season Crumbles, and With It Carmelo Anthony’s Chance at a Title
    (Thursday, February 16, 2017 10:32:36 AM)

    In recent years, the Knicks have not been renowned for their stability or for their aptitude at basketball.

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