Knicks Morning News (2017.07.05)

  • [NYDN] Knicks targeting former Syracuse standout Dion Waiters
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 10:12:37 PM)

    The latest reported Knicks target is a former Syracuse stud dogged by underachieving in the NBA but also coming off a career year in Miami.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks rookie Frank Ntilikina ready for work of training camp
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 9:57:00 PM)

    Frank Ntilikina hasn’t been able to show anyone, particularly his coach Jeff Hornacek, what he can do on a basketball court.

  • [NYTimes] Gordon Hayward Says He Will Join the Boston Celtics
    (Wednesday, July 05, 2017 12:09:41 AM)

    Hayward, one of the top free agents in the N.B.A. this summer, announced his decision on Tuesday after considering Miami, Boston and Utah.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks interested in Dion Waiters
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 10:51:30 PM)

    The Knicks are interested in free agent shooting guard Dion Waiters, according to the New York Post.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: George Hill headed to Kings
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 2:20:30 PM)

    Free agent guard George Hill has agreed to a three-year, $57 million deal with the Sacramento Kings, according to Shams Charnia of The Vertical.

  • [NYPost] Knicks could tank to land this likely No. 1 pick in ’18 NBA Draft
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 8:15:28 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — “Plummet for Porter.’’ That could turn into the unofficial motto for the 2017-18 Knicks sooner than later. If you haven’t heard of him yet, that’s Missouri 6-foot-10 freshman combo forward Michael Porter Jr., expected to be the top pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. “He’s a game-changer,’’ one NBA executive told The…

  • [NYPost] Knicks making another run to land Dion Waiters
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 6:24:36 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — When Steve Mills was Knicks president for a five-month stint during the 2013-14 season, he made a bid to trade for Syracuse product Dion Waiters, who then was with the Cavaliers. Nothing materialized, as Waiters struggled through a troubling season. Last summer, the Knicks again made a lukewarm bid for Waiters when…

  • [NYPost] How Gordon Hayward-to-Celtics move stunts Carmelo market
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 5:29:12 PM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — With forward Gordon Hayward announcing Tuesday he is going green with the Celtics, the move is bad news for the Knicks in their attempt to find Carmelo Anthony a new home. Hayward announced his decision on the Players’ Tribune after ESPN’s Chris Haynes first broke the news, then his agent denied it,…

  • [NYPost] How Knicks’ throwback made telling Hornacek impression
    (Tuesday, July 04, 2017 10:03:19 AM)

    ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s the only time Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek has laughed during the Orlando summer league. Canyon Barry stepped to the free-throw line Sunday and swished his underhanded attempt. has a great basketball IQ and good eye for the game,’’ Canyon Barry told The Post. “If I’m making my free throws, whether I’m…

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