Knicks Morning News (2017.07.09)

  • [NYTimes] It’s Official: Tim Hardaway Jr. Is Back With the Knicks
    (Sunday, July 09, 2017 3:05:26 AM)

    Hardaway, who was selected by the Knicks in the 2013 draft and most recently played for the Atlanta Hawks, was traded away by Phil Jackson in 2015.

  • [NYTimes] James Harden Gets Record-Setting Contract Extension From Houston Rockets
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 11:26:07 PM)

    Harden is to receive a four-year extension worth about $160 million, giving him an overall deal of six years for a guaranteed $228 million.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Rockets pursuing Anthony after locking down Harden
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 6:36:28 PM)

    The Houston Rockets signed guard James Harden to a four-year contract extension for about $160 million Saturday, and now reportedly are turning to their attention to acquiring the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony.

  • [SNY Knicks] Dotson hoping to establish himself in Knicks backcourt
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 1:02:00 PM)

    Knicks second-round pick Damyean Dotson hopes he can have a significant role in New York’s backcourt as a rookie.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hawks won’t match Knicks offer to Tim Hardaway Jr.
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 12:48:05 PM)

    G Tim Hardaway Jr. will be returning to the Knicks, as the Hawks are not matching New York’s 4 year, $71 million offer sheet that was signed on Thursday evening.

  • [NYPost] Knicks closing in on David Griffin for general manager post
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 10:07:26 PM)

    It looks like the Knicks are closing in on a new general manager — but not a team president. After many conversations and a dinner meeting with acting team president Steve Mills on Friday, the Knicks are moving toward contract negotiations with David Griffin to become the team’s next general manager, according to an ESPN…

  • [NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. may have further sealed Carmelo’s fate
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 3:36:31 PM)

    When Tim Hardaway Jr. was traded two years ago on draft night for the rights to Notre Dame point guard Jerian Grant, Carmelo Anthony was ticked, according to sources. It felt like a step back for a franchise he thought was trying to win at the time. Hardaway and Anthony had become close after being…

  • [NYPost] How Tim Hardaway Jr. became a $71M Knicks project
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 10:37:40 AM)

    LAS VEGAS — The Hawks’ reported decision not to match the Knicks’ staggering offer sheet for Tim Hardaway Jr. paves the way for the young wing player’s return to the Garden. His former team says he is a different, better player than the one who left New York two years ago — mainly because he…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks win Tim Hardaway Jr.
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 8:42:08 AM)

    After a two-year course in defense in Atlanta, Tim Hardaway Jr. is a Knick again. The Hawks notified the Knicks on Saturday afternoon they would not match the four-year, $71 million offer sheet. In a statement announcing the signing, acting president Steve Mills said: “Bringing back Tim to his original NBA home is an exciting…

  • [ESPN] Sources: Knicks, Griffin nearing contract talks
    (Sunday, July 09, 2017 12:07:40 AM)

    Sources: Knicks, Griffin nearing contract talks

  • [ESPN] Hardaway Jr. inks Knicks deal after Hawks pass
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 12:28:52 PM)

    Hardaway Jr. inks Knicks deal after Hawks pass

  • [NYDN] News looks back at a year of athletes involved in social activism
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 10:09:32 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony had a helluva year. The Knicks are a mess and have been dormant in free agency.

  • [NYDN] Hawks will not match Knicks’ $71M offer for Tim Hardaway Jr.
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 9:57:54 PM)

    The Knicks are getting their man.

  • [NYDN] Steve Mills meets with David Griffin about GM opening: report
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 9:11:55 PM)

    The Knicks are getting closer to finding their next general manager.

  • [NYDN] Former Knicks president Phil Jackson tweets lakeside photo
    (Saturday, July 08, 2017 8:07:56 PM)

    It looks like Phil Jackson has found some Zen far away from the basketball court.

  • [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway is a Knick as Hawks decline to match offer
    (Sunday, July 09, 2017 2:51:46 AM)

    The Knicks gave the Atlanta Hawks 71 million reasons, plus a few more, not to match Tim Hardaway Jr.’s offer sheet, and it worked.

  • [NY Newsday] Report: Knicks’ Steve Mills meets with David Griffin about GM job
    (Sunday, July 09, 2017 12:58:00 AM)

    The Knicks could be close to filling the front-office vacancy that opened when they parted ways with Phil Jackson.

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