Knicks Morning News (2017.06.24)

  • [NYDN] Nigel Hayes, who called NYC dirty, has Knicks summer league deal
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 10:06:55 PM)

    Nigel Hayes, the Wisconsin product who trashed New York as “dirty” during the NCAA tournament, will play with the Knicks in summer league.

  • [NYDN] Knicks sign Canyon Barry, Rick Barry’s son, to Summer League deal
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 10:05:27 PM)

    There’s finally an opportunity for a Barry to play for the Knicks.

  • [NYDN] Charles Oakley thinks Porzingis was wrong to skip exit meeting
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 10:04:54 PM)

    Knicks legend Charles Oakley was always one to speak his mind.

  • [NYDN] Marcus Camby, former Knicks star, sued over nephew’s drowning
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 12:14:11 PM)

    Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew.

  • [SNY Knicks] Oakley talks Big3 and Knicks
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 10:30:13 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] JRSportBrief: Picking Frank Ntilikina
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 12:45:06 PM)

    In the latest installment of JRSportBrief on, JR discusses the Knicks’ selection of French point guard Frank Ntilikina.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks sign undrafted prospect Nigel Hayes
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 12:20:38 PM)

    The 22-year-old Hayes, who averaged 14.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 2.7 assists during his senior year at Wisconsin, will play for the Knicks’ summer league team.

  • [SNY Knicks] Malik Monk surprised Knicks passed on him in Draft
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 10:40:57 AM)

    Former Kentucky SG Malik Monk is surprised the Knicks passed on him with the eighth overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft.

  • [SNY Knicks] No. 44 selection Dotson ready to do whatever it takes for Knicks
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 8:00:43 AM)

    The Knicks selected former Oregon and Houston guard Damyean Datson with the 44th overall pick in the NBA Draft.

  • [SNY Knicks] New York Sports Today: Knicks make draft selections
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 9:58:51 AM)

  • [ESPN] Sources: Knicks offered Joakim Noah in Kristaps Porzingis trade talks
    (Saturday, June 24, 2017 2:07:08 AM)

    Sources: Knicks offered Joakim Noah in Kristaps Porzingis trade talks

  • [ESPN] Superfan McEnroe: Knicks ‘a total train wreck’
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 9:05:27 PM)

    Superfan McEnroe: Knicks ‘a total train wreck’

  • [ESPN] Ex-player Camby sued over nephew’s drowning
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 9:04:23 PM)

    Ex-player Camby sued over nephew’s drowning

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: N.B.A. Drafts Come and Go, but Carmelo Anthony Always Remains
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 6:19:20 PM)

    Even the Kings were able to reset their franchise this year — not so the Knicks, still shackled by Anthony’s no-trade clause.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks Sign Canyon Barry, a Student of Triangles
    (Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:29:22 AM)

    Barry, a physics major at Florida and the son of the Hall of Famer Rick Barry, will join the Knicks’ summer league team.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Draft: Analysis of Every Pick and Trade in Round 1
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 12:43:08 PM)

    The 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the first pick in the draft. Lonzo Ball went No. 2 to the Lakers. Here’s a look at the picks and trades in the first round.

  • [NYTimes] Bow Ties and Statement Sneakers at the N.B.A. Draft
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 12:26:37 PM)

    It was a life-changing night for young basketball players, for whom dressing well has become a condition of stardom.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: Lakers Have a Plan While the Knicks Hold Triangle Tryouts
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 10:23:36 PM)

    While the pieces seem to be falling into place in Los Angeles, turmoil surrounds the directionless Knicks and their president, Phil Jackson.

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s travel heroics not enough as French team loses title
    (Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:14:52 AM)

    It’s on to the triangle for Frank Ntilikina. A jet-lagged Ntilikina and Strasbourg fell short of a French League championship Friday, losing on the road at Chalon in the decisive Game 5 of the finals, 74-65. Less than 24 hours after being drafted with the No. 8 pick by the Knicks, Ntilikina played 24 minutes,…

  • [NYPost] The driving forces behind ‘Don’t Trade Porzingis’ billboard
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 11:19:25 PM)

    Knicks president Phil Jackson had until Friday at midnight to get the yellow neon message ingrained into his head this summer as he attempts to mend fences — or not — with disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis. The digital billboard on the corner of 33rd Street and 7th Avenue Thursday pleaded with the Knicks to keep Porzingis…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis still a Knick but no one knows for how long
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 9:11:01 PM)

    Knicks president Phil Jackson’s intention for now is make amends with 7-foot-3 Latvian phenom Kristaps Porzingis and not look to trade him. But if things don’t go smoothly in the next several months, Jackson may entertain trade offers again, knowing Porzingis will be entering the final year of his contract after next season. According to…

  • [NYPost] Lamar Odom fires back at Stephen A. for ‘crack’ comment
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 4:48:56 PM)

    Stephen A. Smith is used to the backlash over his unfiltered hot takes. But it’s not every day he gets feedback in written form. Retired NBA forward Lamar Odom tweeted a letter his lawyer, Saam Zangeneh,

  • [NYPost] Ex-Knick Marcus Camby sued over autistic nephew’s drowning
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 2:42:20 PM)

    HOUSTON — Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby’s Houston-area property last Thanksgiving. The federal lawsuit, filed Thursday by the boy’s father, Marcus Kendall McGhee, alleges that Camby was aware of the limitations of his…

  • [NYPost] Knicks take chance on rookie who once hated New York
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 7:30:45 AM)

    The only thing Knicks fans care about now with Wisconsin senior power forward Nigel Hayes is he’s “big and dirty” under the boards. An NBA source confirmed Hayes has signed with the Knicks’ summer-league team after going undrafted. Hayes will get a partial guarantee for training camp. He’s a 6-foot-8 power forward with a 7-foot-3…

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks’ youth group leaves little room for Carmelo Anthony
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 7:59:54 PM)

    The Knicks are all-in on Euros and a youth movement, which continues to paint Carmelo Anthony as the old man out.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks Insider podcast: Kristaps Porzingis stays put after all
    (Friday, June 23, 2017 1:37:02 PM)

    After much speculation, the Knicks wound up not trading Kristaps Porzingis on Thursday, the night of the NBA Draft.

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