Knicks Morning News (2017.06.16)

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks can use stretch provision on Anthony if unable to find trade
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:00:16 PM)

    If Phi Jackson and the Knicks are unable to find a trade involving Carmelo Anthony, New York could decide to use the stretch provision on the star forward.

  • [SNY Knicks] Malik Monk worked out with Knicks earlier this week
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 2:40:53 PM)

    Kentucky SG Malik Monk worked out for the Knicks earlier this week

  • [SNY Knicks] Prigioni takes head coaching job in Spain
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:10:49 PM)

    The Knicks had been interested in hiring Prigioni as an assistant coach.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks to attend private workout on Thursday for NC State’s Smith Jr.
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:30:00 AM)

    The Knicks will attend a private workout on Thursday for North Carolina State guard Dennis Smith Jr., reports Ian Begley of ESPN.

  • [NYPost] Knicks watch Frank Ntilikina slip into draft night dilemma
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 3:14:01 PM)

    Frank Ntilikina’s journey to NBA draft night became even more complicated Thursday as he helped lead his Strasbourg team to a 74-72 victory over Chalon in Game 2 of the French league finals. Ntilikina, the starting point guard, notched 13 points, four assists and three rebounds in 24 minutes to bounce back from his poor…

  • [NYPost] How a hidden Dennis Smith trait could put him out of Knicks’ reach
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:08:33 AM)

    Executives from at least 10 NBA teams, including a representative from the Knicks, were at North Carolina State on Thursday for Dennis Smith Jr.’s pro day. Though the 6-foot-3 freshman point guard is projected in the mid-lottery in most mock drafts, Smith’s longtime trainer told The Post that talent evaluators will be eyeballing the most talented…

  • [NYPost] The ‘high-ceiling’ stud Knicks should be praying for: ESPN expert
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 7:29:10 AM)

    ESPN NBA Draft analyst Fran Fraschilla talks the Knicks’ best-case scenario, the Porzingis problem and the Lonzo Ball smokescreens with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: If you are the Knicks, who are you hoping falls to No. 8? A: Jonathan Isaac. There’s a lot of risk there, but also a lot of reward. He’s got…

  • [NY Newsday] Malik Monk says he’d be good fit for Knicks’ triangle offense
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:24:00 PM)

    Malik Monk doesn’t consider himself a shooting guard. He called himself a combo guard who can play well with or without that ball. He also said he has “amazing” passing ability and believes he’s a good fit for the triangle offense.

  • [ESPN] Malik Monk praises triangle offense after workout with Knicks
    (Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:02:15 PM)

    Malik Monk praises triangle offense after workout with Knicks

  • [NYTimes] Seattle Storm Take Progressive Tack With Planned Parenthood Partnership
    (Friday, June 16, 2017 1:25:13 AM)

    The W.N.B.A. franchise, one of the few professional teams owned by women, will donate part of the proceeds from a July home game against the Chicago Sky to a chapter of the organization.