Knicks Morning News (2017.05.11)

  • [NYDN] Knicks meet with Markelle Fultz at NBA Combine
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:09:59 PM)

    Fultz, unlike Lonzo Ball, actually showed up in Chicago for interviews and spoke with the top-8 teams in the lottery.

  • [NYDN] D’Antoni says he quit Knicks after Carmelo Anthony’s ultimatum
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:05:16 AM)

    Apparently it was an ultimatum from Carmelo Anthony that led to Mike D’Antoni’s resignation in New York.

  • [SNY Knicks] Porzingis’ brother: ‘Kris wants to stay in New York’
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 10:51:30 PM)

    Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis would like to stay with the Knicks but wants the team to focus on winning and player development, his brother, Janis, said in an interview with ESPN.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks meet with former Kentucky guard De’Aaron Fox
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:10:25 PM)

    The Knicks met with NBA prospect De’Aaron Fox in Chicago on Wednesday, according to ESPN.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks to meet with Markelle Fultz
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:15:47 PM)

    The Knicks will hold a meeting with top NBA draft prospect Markelle Fultz in Chicago during the NBA Draft Combine, league sources told ESPN.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks interest in French guard Frank Ntilikina grows
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 3:30:00 PM)

    The Knicks continue to be impressed with French guard Frank Ntilikina as well as a pair of Kentucky guards, De’Aaron Fox and Malik Monk.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Spurs’ Manu Ginobili Channels His Younger Self and Is a Savior Again
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:58:10 PM)

    Depleted by injuries, the Spurs leaned on the oldest player left in the N.B.A. playoffs, and he gave them a vintage performance.

  • [NYTimes] Celtics’ Big First-Quarter Run Fuels Rout of Wizards
    (Thursday, May 11, 2017 3:58:01 AM)

    Avery Bradley scored 29 points, Al Horford contributed 19, and Isaiah Thomas had 18 as Boston took a three-games-to-two lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

  • [NYTimes] Manu Ginobili Blocks Harden to Give Spurs O.T. Victory and Series Lead
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 3:12:05 PM)

    Houston’s James Harden had a chance to tie the score near the end of the extra period, but his shot was blocked by the 39-year old Ginobili.

  • [NYPost] Phil Jackson talks with top point guards as draft lottery nears
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 4:13:50 PM)

    CHICAGO — Knicks president Phil Jackson is in town for this week’s NBA Draft Combine. Eight of the top 10 projected picks are not. Markelle Fultz is here. Lonzo Ball and his $495 sneakers are not. The two point-guard studs — from Washington and UCLA, respectively — are projected as the top two picks in…

  • [ESPN] Fran Fraschilla on Frank Ntilikina: ‘He has the look and feel of an NBA guard’
    (Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:15:09 AM)

    Fran Fraschilla on Frank Ntilikina: ‘He has the look and feel of an NBA guard’

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