Knicks Morning News (2017.05.25)

  • [ESPN] Ex-Knicks assistant GM Childs dies at age 84
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:41:23 PM)

    Ex-Knicks assistant GM Childs dies at age 84

  • [ESPN] Sources: Wolves may target Rose as free agent
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:39:40 PM)

    Sources: Wolves may target Rose as free agent

  • [NYPost] Former Knicks assistant general manager dies at age 84
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:58:37 PM)

    DUBLIN, Calif. — Hal Childs, a former assistant general manager for the Knicks and public relations director for the Warriors and Mariners, has died of complications from heart disease. He was 84. Childs’ wife, Jacqueline, said Wednesday that her husband died Sunday at his home in Dublin. Hal Childs served as assistant GM of the…

  • [NYPost] Kenyon Martin: Phil Jackson is failing Knicks in two big ways
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:15:25 PM)

    Count Kenyon Martin as another former player who believes Phil Jackson’s triangle offense is antiquated and does not belong in today’s NBA. “The triangle is not going to run in this NBA, I don’t care who you have on the floor,” Martin said on “Two Man Weave,” airing on NBA on TuneIn. “This is not…

  • [NYPost] French stud on Knicks radar showing why scouts doubt him
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:46:49 PM)

    French league point guard Frank Ntilikina, whom the Knicks have on their radar with the eighth pick in June’s NBA draft, could be down to his final game before he flies to the U.S. for workouts. In Wednesday night’s playoff game in France, the 6-foot-5 Ntilikina came off the bench to play 22 minutes, scoring…

  • [NYPost] MSG Networks getting rid of their longtime radio voice
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:19:32 PM)

    The Post has learned longtime Knicks radio voice Mike Crispino will not have his contract renewed. The veteran Crispino has called Knicks games since the 2013-14 season, and before that, was their radio voice from 2009-2011. His partner, Brendan Brown, is expected back. A search for Crispino’s successor is on. “We would like to thank…

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. All-Star Game Back in Charlotte in 2019
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 10:33:05 PM)

    The game had been set for Charlotte last February, but the N.B.A. moved it because of a state law that limited anti-discrimination protections for L.G.B.T. people.

  • [NYDN] Caleb Swanigan decides to enter Draft, works out with Knicks
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:39:30 PM)

    Caleb Swanigan, who worked out with the Knicks on Wednesday, is remaining in the NBA draft.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks work out Iowa State guard Burton, Purdue forward Swanigan
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:19:42 PM)

    In addition to Iowa State guard Deonte Burton, the Knicks worked out Purdue’s Caleb Swanigan, the University of Kentucky’s Bam Adebayo and LSU’s Antonio Blakeney on Wednesday, according to ESPN’s Ian Begley.

  • [SNY Knicks] Timberwolves could have interest in Derrick Rose
    (Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM)

    The Timberwolves could have interest in Knicks free agent PG Derrick Thomas this summer.