Knicks Morning News (2017.06.13)

  • [NYTimes] Warriors 129, Cavaliers 120: Warriors Win N.B.A. Title, Avenging Themselves Against the Cavaliers
    (Tuesday, June 13, 2017 4:49:18 AM)

    Golden State defeated Cleveland, four games to one, dominating the team that rallied to stun them in last year’s finals. Kevin Durant was named the most valuable player of the series.

  • [NYTimes] Warriors Look Like a Dynasty After Winning Another N.B.A. Championship
    (Tuesday, June 13, 2017 3:54:13 AM)

    The Warriors won their second title in three years behind the hot shooting of Kevin Durant, who they signed after losing to the Cavaliers last year.

  • [NYPost] Michael Sweetney tried to kill himself as a Knicks rookie
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 4:29:45 PM)

    At the time in his life when Michael Sweetney should have been at his highest point, a tragedy sent him to rock bottom. Sweetney, selected by the Knicks with the ninth pick in the 2003 NBA draft, lost his father, Samuel, to a heart attack days before he was to start his first NBA training…

  • [NYPost] Mystery French draft prospect: Why I’m a fit for Phil Jackson
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 11:32:57 AM)

    Perhaps it’s a good omen. The French word for triangle is triangle. Whether it’s Phil Jackson’s offense, relating to Kristaps Porzingis or adapting to New York City, 18-year-old point guard Frank Ntilikina said he would be a good fit if the Knicks draft him at No. 8. Ntilikina brought up Jackson’s system, unsolicited. “I watch…

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ interest in French point guard Frank Ntilikina is mutual
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 10:19:13 PM)

    Frank Ntilikina’s path to the NBA draft is unique, sort of like the 7-foot wingspan he possesses as a point guard.

  • [NYDN] Dolan sticking with ‘Ask Phil’ isn’t the right answer anymore
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 10:18:23 PM)

    James Dolan needs to come up with a better answer than “Ask Phil.”

  • [NYDN] Ex-Knick Michael Sweetney says he attempted suicide as rookie
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 5:23:53 PM)

    Under a cloud of depression and during a disappointing season with the Knicks, Michael Sweetney tried to kill himself.

  • [SNY Knicks] Is Frank Ntilikina next international prospect to play for Knicks?
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 12:30:37 PM)

    After having success with prospects from abroad in the past, could the Knicks be targeting Frank Ntilikina as their next international prospect?

  • [SNY Knicks] James Dolan has no involvement in Knicks’ moves, says “Ask Phil”
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 10:00:11 AM)

    Knicks owner, James Dolan, told Fox 5 Monday that whenever he is asked about the Knicks, he responds by saying, “Ask Phil.”

  • [SNY Knicks] Vandy’s Luke Kornet gets a feel for the triangle in Knicks’ workout
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 9:40:30 AM)

    Vanderbilt center, Luke Kornet, got a taste of the triangle offense in his workout with the Knicks last week, per ESPN’s Ian Begley.

  • [SNY Knicks] New York Sports Today: Knicks preparing for draft
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 9:39:59 AM)

  • [NY Newsday] James Dolan on the Knicks: ‘Ask Phil’
    (Monday, June 12, 2017 3:25:00 PM)

    Knicks owner James Dolan gave his usual answer when he was asked about his basketball team during an appearance on “Good Day New York” on Fox.

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