Knicks Morning News (2017.07.03)

  • [SNY Knicks] Holiday agrees to two-year deal with Bulls
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 10:21:19 PM)

    Former New York Knicks guard Justin Holiday reportedly agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal with the Chicago Bulls.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks reportedly trying to clear cap space, may pursue Mack
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:55:46 PM)

    The New York Knicks reportedly may consider trading Courtney Lee or Kyle O’Quinn in order to clear cap space so they can offer more money to free agents.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hornacek: ‘I don’t see [Porzingis] going anywhere’
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 5:42:35 PM)

    While former New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was reportedly shopping forward Kristaps Porzingis prior to the NBA Draft, head coach Jeff Hornacek said he believes the team will hang onto the former No. 4 pick.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks interested in center/power forward Alan Williams
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 1:43:25 PM)

    The Knicks have shown interest in restricted free agent center/power forward Alan Williams, according to the New York Post.

  • [SNY Knicks] JRSportBrief: The Knicks are a dumpster fire
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 1:16:03 PM)

    In the latest installment of JRSportBrief on, JR takes a deeper look at Phil Jackson parting from the Knicks.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks reportedly have sights set on George Hill
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 11:20:19 AM)

    The Knicks are have reached out to free agent point guard George Hill, according to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News.

  • [NYTimes] Knicks Lose Justin Holiday to the Chicago Bulls
    (Monday, July 03, 2017 4:51:19 AM)

    Holiday, a 28-year-old shooting guard, will sign a two-year, $9 million contract with the Bulls, according to a league source.

  • [NYTimes] The Saturday Profile: From N.B.A. Bench Player to Cult Hero in Turkey
    (Monday, July 03, 2017 7:52:57 AM)

    Ekpe Udoh led his team to this year’s Euroleague title, but he is revered primarily for what he does off the court: embrace Turkish culture.

  • [NYPost] Knicks lose Hornacek-favorite Justin Holiday back to Bulls
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 6:51:07 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — The Knicks’ second-round draft pick, 6-foot-6 guard Damyean Dotson, has flashed his 3-point prowess and a body ready for the NBA here at summer league. Which is a good thing since Justin Holiday, their backup shooting guard last season, is gone, according to a source. Holiday agreed to a two-year, $9 million…

  • [NYPost] Hornacek clarifies Porzingis trade talk to end Knicks’ war
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 1:48:20 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — In his continuing campaign to get Kristaps Porzingis back in his good graces, Jeff Hornacek clarified the Knicks never shopped the 7-foot-3 Latvian at the draft, just that they didn’t hang up the phone when teams called about him. The Knicks coach added Porzingis could have learned “lessons’’ from his skipped exit…

  • [NYPost] Ex-Knick wonders if he’s $1.3M victim of Phil Jackson firing
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 12:17:30 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Mo Ndour showed up Sunday at the Orlando summer league a free agent. The defensive forward from Senegal realizes Phil Jackson’s firing earlier this week likely cost him $1.3 million. Jackson didn’t text a lot of players after he was dismissed, but he texted Ndour, whom the Knicks cut hours before free…

  • [NYPost] Derek Fisher formally charged with DUI for car crash
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 10:34:20 AM)

    Former Knicks coach Derek Fisher has been officially charged with two counts of drunk driving stemming from his June 4 crash on a Los Angeles Freeway, according to a report. Fisher, 42, was driving with girlfriend Gloria Govan – in a Cadillac Escalade registered to her husband and long-time Fisher nemesis, Matt Barnes – when…

  • [NYDN] Carmelo Anthony open to trade with Rockets, Cavaliers: report
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 9:30:40 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony is willing to waive his no-trade clause for either the Rockets or Cavaliers, according to ESPN.

  • [NYDN] Knicks lose second straight Summer League game without Ntilikina
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:46:54 PM)

    Without top pick Frank Ntilikina, the Knicks lost their second straight Summer League game Sunday, this time getting pummeled by the Pistons

  • [NYDN] Former Knicks guard Justin Holiday signs with Bulls
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:44:52 PM)

    Former New York Knicks backup shooting guard Justin Holiday has signed with the Chicago Bulls.

  • [NYDN] Steve Mills off to good start as Knicks’ top decision maker
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:43:46 PM)

    The Steve Mills era is off to an impressive start. How so? Because he’s done nothing.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis—Jeff Hornacek relationship crucial for Knicks
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:41:17 PM)

    Jeff Hornacek will need to repair his relationship with star player Kristaps Porzingis for the Knicks to move forward.

  • [NYDN] Darrall Imhoff, former Knicks top draft pick, dies at 78
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 4:57:26 PM)

    Darrall Imhoff, the Knicks’ top draft pick in 1960 and an Olympic champion, has died at 78.

  • [NYDN] Ndour talks about Phil, says Knicks cut him for cap space
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 12:55:51 PM)

    Maurice Ndour’s Knicks career ended about two days after Phil Jackson’s, which probably wasn’t a coincidence considering their connection.

  • [NYDN] Derek Fisher charged with DUI in aftermath of June car wreck
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 9:27:45 AM)

    Former Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has formally been charged with two counts of DUI related to his car crash from June 4.

  • [NY Newsday] Maurice Ndour: Phil Jackson ‘main reason’ he was on Knicks
    (Monday, July 03, 2017 12:38:14 AM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Phil Jackson may be gone from the Knicks, but he’s not forgotten.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek has high hopes for Kristaps Porzingis
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 10:46:30 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Kristaps Porzingis seems firmly planted as the Knicks’ franchise player going forward, which wasn’t necessarily the case a little more than a week ago.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks in contact with ex-Cavaliers GM David Griffin, report says
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 7:56:54 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — The Knicks could be planning to formally interview former Cavaliers general manager David Griffin for the opening in their basketball department.

  • [ESPN] Melo open to Rockets, Cavs trade, sources say
    (Monday, July 03, 2017 12:54:29 AM)

    Melo open to Rockets, Cavs trade, sources say

  • [ESPN] Hornacek says Porzingis isn’t ‘going anywhere’
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 5:09:00 PM)

    Hornacek says Porzingis isn’t ‘going anywhere’

  • [ESPN] Knicks seek younger players, still open to trading Carmelo Anthony
    (Sunday, July 02, 2017 12:00:40 PM)

    Knicks seek younger players, still open to trading Carmelo Anthony

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