Knicks Morning News (2017.07.19)

  • [SNY Knicks] Daily News Live: Confidence building in the Knicks?
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 6:36:14 PM)

  • [SNY Knicks] Carmelo Anthony wants to play for the Rockets, won’t talk to Knicks
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 5:55:00 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony does not seek a return to the Knicks next season and has no interest in discussing a future with the team, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

  • [SNY Knicks] Steve Mills said Knicks had to be ‘aggressive’ to acquire Tim Hardaway Jr.
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1:08:19 PM)

    Knicks president Steve Mills justified G Tim Hardaway Jr.’s pricey contract saying the team had to be “aggressive,” per Newsday’s Al Iannazzone.

  • [NYTimes] Lonzo Ball Is Summer League M.V.P. So He’s Going to Be a Star, Right?
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1:48:45 PM)

    Ball, the second overall pick for the Lakers in the N.B.A. draft, lit up the Las Vegas Summer League. But does that mean anything?

  • [NYPost] Knicks giving new GM power to remake organization
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 4:21:00 PM)

    While former Cavaliers boss David Griffin said he didn’t want the Knicks’ general manager job partly because he wasn’t clear whether he could bring in new blood to the front office, team president Steve Mills said emphatically his new hire Scott Perry will have leeway to tinker where needed. Mills said the goal is to…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo doesn’t want to talk to Knicks, just be traded
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1:30:41 PM)

    The only talk Carmelo Anthony wants to hear is trade talk. One day after the Knicks new management team stated Carmelo Anthony potentially could return, it appears Anthony still has no desire to talk with Knicks president Steve Mills and new general manager Scott Perry about that possibility. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who commented…

  • [NYPost] The black inspiration and pioneer behind Knicks’ new GM
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:32:55 AM)

    New Knicks GM Scott Perry has worked for four prior NBA franchises, but there’s one professional sports entity dearest to his heart. According to a source, Perry is a proud member of Steeler Nation. Perry takes immense pride in his father, Lowell Perry, an NFL pioneer, who in 1957 became the first black assistant coach…

  • [NYDN] New Knicks GM Perry on pioneering father: He broke a few barriers
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:38:48 PM)

    Scott Perry’s father, Lowell, always was more of a trailblazer himself, albeit never in Portland.

  • [NYDN] VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony plays pickup basketball with Kyrie Irving
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 9:08:48 PM)

    Looks like Melo finally found his dream team.

  • [NYDN] Knicks still set on trading Carmelo Anthony to the Rockets
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 3:33:20 PM)

    The Knicks remain as committed as Carmelo Anthony to finalizing a deal that would send the All Star forward to the Houston Rockets.

  • [NYDN] Carmelo not part of Knicks’ long-term plans, buyout not an option
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1:07:45 PM)

    The Knicks may or may not have Carmelo Anthony on their roster next season, but a buyout isn’t an option.

  • [NYDN] How a Knicks exec reacted to a 61-year-old wanting to try out
    (Tuesday, July 18, 2017 10:16:31 AM)

    The Knicks have been desperate for some order within their organization, but not that desperate.

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