Knicks Morning News (2017.04.16)

  • [NYDN] NBPA reaches out to Silver over Jackson’s comments about Anthony
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:12:05 PM)

    The situation between Phil Jackson and Carmelo Anthony is so volatile that the players union is now getting involved.

  • [NYDN] 3 ways Carmelo Anthony divorce from Knicks can play out
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 10:07:59 PM)

    Get ready for the summer of Melo-Drama, the final Knicks chapter.

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson is the one who should be getting run out of MSG
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 9:28:58 PM)

    Phil Jackson says that Carmelo Anthony would be better off somewhere else and at least Jackson is finally right about something.

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson officially makes Carmelo Anthony fall guy for Knicks
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 6:58:27 AM)

    The genuine fear is that Dolan and Anthony may have been the victims of an elaborate basketball Ponzi scheme.

  • [NYPost] Everything wrong with Knicks — and how Phil Jackson can fix it
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 9:57:55 PM)

    Phil Jackson has a broken heart and broken team entering the offseason — admitting the exit interviews a disillusioned Kristaps Porzingis blew off were “one of our most disappointing ones we’ve had.’’ There is no way to fix a broken egg, and maybe no way to fix the broken Knicks, but we will attempt to…

  • [NYPost] NBA union rips Phil Jackson for ‘inappropriate’ Carmelo talk
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 7:07:42 PM)

    The National Basketball Players Association is after Knicks president Phil Jackson for his Friday remarks in which he trumpeted he wants to trade Carmelo Anthony and had told him he is better off elsewhere. Anthony has a no-trade clause. In a statement released Saturday night, union director Michele Roberts said she has reported Jackson to…

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson wresting control of Knicks back from Jeff Hornacek
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 11:47:07 AM)

    The Knicks’ new coaching lineup is this: Kurt Rambis is associate head coach, Jeff Hornacek is head coach, and Phil Jackson is now ready to become coach-at-large. It is unclear who will have the most influence. Across Friday’s 49-minute press conference, the Knicks president made three things clear for next season: He wants the triangle…

  • [SNY Knicks] NBPA calls Phil Jackson’s Carmelo comments ‘inappropriate’
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 11:31:06 PM)

    The National Basketball Players Association contacted Commissioner Adam Silver to discuss what they say were “inappropriate” comments by Knicks President Phil Jackson regarding Carmelo Anthony.

  • [SNY Knicks] The time has come for Melo to decide on future with Knicks
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 2:02:13 PM)

    With the power of his no trade clause at his hands, Anthony knows he needs to make a decision that will be best for himself and the team.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks need to turn to youth while turning page
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 12:39:31 PM)

    With Carmelo Anthony apparently on the way out of New York, the Knicks need to resist the urge to replace him with more veterans.

  • [NYTimes] Chyna Thomas, Sister of Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas, Is Killed in a Car Crash
    (Sunday, April 16, 2017 1:14:06 AM)

    The Washington State Patrol said that Chyna Thomas, 22, died at the scene on Interstate 5 after a single-car crash at about 5 a.m. Saturday.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ challenges continue into offseason
    (Saturday, April 15, 2017 8:01:11 PM)

    As terrible as the Knicks’ season was, their offseason might be even worse — and it’s only a few days old.

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