Knicks Morning News (2017.07.11)

  • [NYPost] The Knicks already have their next Phil Jackson
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 5:43:14 PM)

    As the David Griffin flirtation demonstrated, the Knicks already have their successor to former president Phil Jackson. According to sources debriefed on their front-office search, owner James Dolan is moving forward with a plan that has Steve Mills remaining as the permanent president. No negotiations have taken place yet between the Knicks and Mills. However,…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks timing is what shocked Tim Hardaway Jr. most
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 4:09:16 PM)

    When Phil Jackson got sacked days before the start of free agency, it crossed Tim Hardaway Jr.’s mind the Knicks might show interest in him. But he actually didn’t really believe they would chase him now. “Maybe in the future,’’ Hardaway said. “I definitely thought about it. Not going to lie.” Jackson shipped Hardaway, a…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks screwed up their own party and made it a ghost town
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 2:14:05 PM)

    The Knicks sure have a funny way of firing up their fan base. Maybe you think $71 million is a gross overpay for Tim Hardaway Jr. Maybe you fret there will come a time in the next few years when the Knicks might covet a star and won’t have enough salary-cap room to entice him…

  • [NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. wants Carmelo around for next Knicks chapter
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 11:46:41 AM)

    Newcomer Tim Hardaway Jr. is already lobbying for Carmelo Anthony to stick. Hardaway said he has yet to hear from his buddy since he officially rejoined the Knicks on Saturday, but he would like Anthony back in the fold, even if management is intent on looking to deal him. “It’s an odd feeling,’’ Hardaway said…

  • [NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. ‘definitely’ wants Carmelo to stay with Knicks
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 8:47:45 PM)

    Newest Knick Tim Hardaway Jr. doesn’t want to see Carmelo Anthony leave New York.

  • [NYDN] Knicks bet $71 million on a mature, defensive-minded Hardaway Jr.
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 8:46:27 PM)

    The Knicks aren’t paying for Tim Hardaway Jr. of today.

  • [NYDN] Tim Hardaway Jr. equally ‘surprised’ that he’s back with Knicks
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 8:43:10 PM)

    As it turns out, Tim Hardaway Jr. is just as shocked as everyone else that the Knicks came calling in free agency.

  • [ESPN] Bulls sign former Knicks guard Holiday
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 5:41:03 PM)

    Bulls sign former Knicks guard Holiday

  • [ESPN] Hardaway: Definitely want Melo back on Knicks
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 3:43:10 PM)

    Hardaway: Definitely want Melo back on Knicks

  • [ESPN] With David Griffin out, Knicks focused on Carmelo trade, finding veteran PG
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 1:52:11 PM)

    With David Griffin out, Knicks focused on Carmelo trade, finding veteran PG

  • [NY Newsday] Tim Hardaway Jr. surprised, delighted to be Knick again
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 8:20:34 PM)

    Tim Hardaway Jr. admitted his first reaction when the Knicks showed interest in him was ‘Wow!” But after the shock and surprise of that initial phone call, he said he wouldn’t want to play with anyone else.

  • [SNY Knicks] GEICO SportsNite: Hardaway Jr. is back in New York
    (Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:14:54 AM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Tim Hardaway, Jr. wants Carmelo Anthony to remain with Knicks
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 4:35:51 PM)

    Former Knicks president Phil Jackson had been attempting to trade Anthony prior to parting ways with the organization, and the Knicks are reportedly still trying to trade him even with Jackson gone.

  • [SNY Knicks] JRSportBrief: Former Cavs GM David Griffin rejects the Knicks
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 12:55:18 PM)

    In the latest installment of JRSportBrief on, JR talks about former Cavs GM David Griffin being out of the running for a Knicks job.

  • [SNY Knicks] Former Cavs GM Griffin withdraws name from Knicks’ consideration
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 9:30:39 AM)

    Former Cleveland Cavaliers GM David Griffin reportedly took his name out of the New York Knicks’ front-office search.

  • [SNY Knicks] New York Sports Today: Griffin withdraws name from search
    (Monday, July 10, 2017 9:46:25 AM)

  • [NYTimes] Tim Hardaway Jr. Brings a Familiar Face to a New Day for the Knicks
    (Tuesday, July 11, 2017 12:36:36 AM)

    A player who began his N.B.A. career in New York returns with a newfound maturity as the team begins to move past the Phil Jackson era.

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