Knicks Morning News (2017.05.19)

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks on the radar of top NBA Draft prospects Malik Monk, De’Aaron Fox
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 7:46:00 PM)

    Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox attempted three-pointers in a Manhattan gym less than two miles from Madison Square Garden. But they’re real long shots to play for the Knicks.

  • [NYTimes] San Antonio Bets Its Small Stars Can Be Supernovas
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:49:51 PM)

    Despite its depth at guard, San Antonio took 5-foot-8 Kelsey Plum with the No. 1 draft pick, making for a size-disadvantaged, but promising, team.

  • [NYTimes] LeBron James Ties Record With 11th All-N.B.A. First Team
    (Friday, May 19, 2017 1:15:51 AM)

    James Harden was the only unanimous choice for the first team, which also included Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis.

  • [NYPost] Kentucky star on Knicks’ radar, but can he switch to point guard?
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:57:09 PM)

    The Knicks hope they will have a chance to decide whether Kentucky combo guard Malik Monk can play point guard in the NBA. Some NBA executives believe Kentucky’s leading scorer needs to make the switch to point to solidify himself as a viable NBA starter because of his size and wingspan. The 6-foot-3 sharpshooter, in…

  • [NYDN] Knicks brass sit down with Fox, consider Monk ahead of NBA Draft
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:03:31 PM)

    Phil Jackson was playing the role of the quiet observer in his meeting with former Kentucky guard De’Aaron Fox.

  • [NYDN] Why Phil Jackson could go European again with Knicks’ No. 8 pick
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:02:54 PM)

    Jackson is clearly comfortable going overseas.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks working to schedule workout with NC State’s Dennis Smith, Jr.
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 11:00:09 PM)

    The Knicks have been in contact with the representatives for N.C. State point guard Dennis Smith Jr. regarding a workout ahead of the draft, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Ian Begley.

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Is Phil changing his approach with the media?
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:44:34 PM)

    Is Phil Jackson changing his approach to dealing with the media?

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks to play in Orlando Summer League
    (Thursday, May 18, 2017 1:15:34 PM)

    The Magic, Pacers, Heat, and Thunder are also participating.

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