Knicks Morning News (2017.05.16)

  • [NYDN] What Knicks can expect from NBA Draft lottery 
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 10:08:53 PM)

    It could be luck of the draw, or the frozen envelope, or whatever else you choose to believe about the NBA draft lottery.

  • [NYDN] Phil Jackson could use a little luck, but he also needs to change
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 9:39:03 PM)

    It was very shrewd of Phil Jackson to publicly acknowledge that he recently spoke with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver.

  • [NYDN] Kenyon Martin says Melo shouldn’t waive no-trade clause
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 2:26:10 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony has remained silent since Phil Jackson publicly outlined that the Knicks will try to trade him ASAP.

  • [NYDN] Knicks legend Clyde Frazier to represent team at draft lottery
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 8:13:28 AM)

    It’s time to break out the lucky cow suit!

  • [ESPN] Which teams have most to gain, most to lose in NBA lottery?
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 6:48:58 AM)

    Which teams have most to gain, most to lose in NBA lottery?

  • [NYPost] The top 10 players Knicks could target in NBA Draft
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 7:23:00 PM)

    The worst the Knicks can do after the pingpong balls bounce Tuesday is fall back to the 10th pick. Though Phil Jackson is stressing guards and small forwards, here’s Marc Berman’s list of the top 10 best available. 1. Lonzo Ball, PG: Extraordinary UCLA playmaker, probably would be No. 1 in other mock drafts if…

  • [NYPost] How Knicks’ new look will take shape with NBA lottery
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 4:14:05 PM)

    The new Knicks mantra — a message sent to their last lottery pick Kristaps Porzingis — is to not “dwell” on the past. Indeed, the future is now and will take shape Tuesday at the NBA lottery in Midtown, when Knicks legend/MSG Network broadcaster Walt Frazier sits on the dais with the team seeded seventh….

  • [NYPost] Now we find out if Knicks are still paying for their one miracle
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 11:26:15 AM)

    Dave DeBusschere began that day as he did most of his Sundays: 9:15 Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, maybe half a mile from his home in Garden City, on the Island. He would later note that he had never won anything in his life that involved a drawing: no raffles, no 50-50s. “I think I…

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ ‘surprise’ lottery hope is Clyde Frazier
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 8:09:13 AM)

    Phil Jackson’s “surprise’’ pick to sit on the dais for Tuesday’s lottery is Knicks legend/MSG Network broadcaster/former Jackson roommate Walt Frazier, the NBA announced Tuesday. Jackson said Friday at the Draft Combine he wouldn’t do it, but had a “surprise” in store. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek also said at the combine he wouldn’t attend the…

  • [SNY Knicks] Phil’s comments are hurting Melo’s trade value
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 9:20:28 AM)

    Jackson criticized Anthony’s style of play during the season, said last month he would be “better off elsewhere,” and reiterated last week that the team wants to move on from Anthony.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks hope Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier brings luck in NBA Draft Lottery
    (Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:14:12 AM)

    The Knicks will be wishing and swishing Tuesday night and hoping they’re not moping.

  • [NY Newsday] NBA Draft Lottery odds for each team
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 10:56:00 AM)

    The NBA holds its 2017 draft lottery on Tuesday, May 16 at 8 p.m. Eastern on ESPN.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia Draws Spurs’ Ire Over Key Play
    (Tuesday, May 16, 2017 1:16:48 AM)

    In contesting a long shot by Kawhi Leonard, Pachulia, a center, led Leonard to land awkwardly and reinjure his ankle in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

  • [NYTimes] Celtics 115, Wizards 105: Celtics Close Out the Wizards as Isaiah Thomas Scores 29
    (Tuesday, May 16, 2017 4:06:49 AM)

    Boston advanced to the Eastern Conference finals, where it will meet the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Game 1 is scheduled for Wednesday on the Celtics’ home floor.

  • [NYTimes] What You Need to Know About the N.B.A. Draft Lottery
    (Monday, May 15, 2017 4:34:12 PM)

    The lottery, which determines the critical top three picks in the draft order, will be held Tuesday night in New York.

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