Knicks Morning News (2017.02.21)

  • [NY Newsday] Five Knicks story lines for the rest of 2017
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 11:35:19 PM)

    A marquee player was on the move at the end of All-Star Weekend, and it wasn’t Carmelo Anthony.

  • [NYPost] Report: Timberwolves interested in Derrick Rose deal
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 6:49:32 PM)

    The Timberwolves are one of several teams to contact the Knicks regarding a deal for point guard Derrick Rose, according to an ESPN report Monday night. Rose, acquired last offseason from Chicago, played for current Timberwolves president of basketball operations and coach Tom Thibodeau with the Bulls. The report gave no indication of what the…

  • [NYPost] Why the Carmelo Anthony brand wouldn’t suffer from trade
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 6:26:40 PM)

    Only Carmelo Anthony knows what Carmelo Anthony is thinking — OK, maybe wife La La Anthony knows, too — when it comes to trades from the Knicks. Whether he would trigger his no-trade clause before Thursday’s deadline could be moot as appeal seems waning on all sides. New York always has been viewed as an…

  • [NYPost] Why DeMarcus Cousins isn’t domino for Carmelo trade
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 2:25:24 PM)

    Right before the All-Star break, an NBA executive speculated about possible, even if unrealistic, trade scenarios for the Knicks and Carmelo Anthony. One deal involved Cleveland but did not contain Kevin Love. The exec stopped himself. “Try selling that to Knick fans and they’ll burn down the Garden,” he said. But now, the NBA has…

  • [NYTimes] Keeping Score: The Pelicans Stole DeMarcus Cousins and Might Shake Up the West
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 4:16:01 PM)

    With a trade that cost very little, New Orleans is suddenly looking like the team that best exploits Golden State’s weaknesses.

  • [NYTimes] Pro Basketball: N.B.A. This Week: Big Trades Could Shake Up Playoffs
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 10:34:22 PM)

    The New Orleans Pelicans want the N.B.A. to approve their acquisition of DeMarcus Cousins, which came just days after the Toronto Raptors got Serge Ibaka in a trade.

  • [NYTimes] Sacramento Kings Agree to Trade DeMarcus Cousins to the Pelicans
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 6:18:00 AM)

    New Orleans, on the edge of the playoffs, will send a package including Tyreke Evans, Buddy Hield and a first-round pick to Sacramento.

  • [NYDN] Timberwolves reportedly reach out to Knicks about Derrick Rose
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 7:20:52 PM)

    Could Derrick Rose be headed for a reunion with his former coach Tom Thibodeau?

  • [NYDN] Celtics follow Carmelo Anthony on Instagram fueling trade rumors
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 5:18:09 PM)

    The NBA trade deadline frenzy has begun on social media.

  • [NYDN] Cousins trade should give Knick prez reason to pause with Melo
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 6:45:31 AM)

    By now you’ve seen what the Sacramento Kings brought back for a younger, cheaper and more productive superstar than Carmelo Anthony.

  • [ESPN] Tuesday’s Knicks News: Development of the young ‘bigs’ a key to finish out season
    (Tuesday, February 21, 2017 4:48:10 AM)

    Tuesday’s Knicks News: Development of the young ‘bigs’ a key to finish out season

  • [ESPN] Sources: Wolves among teams to pursue Rose
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 10:18:50 PM)

    Sources: Wolves among teams to pursue Rose

  • [SNY Knicks] Timberwolves reportedly reach out to Knicks about Rose
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 10:33:33 PM)

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly reached out to the New York Knicks about possibly acquiring guard Derrick Rose.

  • [SNY Knicks] Could DeMarcus Cousins deal impact the Knicks?
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 1:05:52 PM)

    Could Sacramento’s trade of DeMarcus Cousins have an impact on the Knicks?

  • [SNY Knicks] Has Oakley been ungracious since his playing career with the Knicks ended
    (Monday, February 20, 2017 10:35:45 AM)

    On the latest TheKnicksBlog Podcast, Anthony Donahue had some pointed thoughts regarding Charles Oakley and th current situation with owner James Dolan…

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