Knicks Morning News (2017.08.01)

  • [NYPost] Old Knicks hand wanted Ramon Sessions here years ago
    (Monday, July 31, 2017 7:10:12 PM)

    During Dan D’Antoni’s three-plus seasons as a Knicks assistant coach, and even back in Phoenix before the 2007 NBA Draft, he lobbied for Ramon Sessions. D’Antoni is long gone and now head coach at Marshall, his alma mater, but Sessions is finally a Knick. D’Antoni, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni’s brother, has known Sessions since he…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony finally might be ready to come out of hiding
    (Monday, July 31, 2017 5:01:30 PM)

    The moment of truth has arrived for Carmelo Anthony. Tuesday night, Anthony will be in a place he cherishes. Not Houston, but Baltimore, where he will host The Basketball Tournament — a month-long event that is down to its final four. Keeping a low profile lately, Anthony will be front and center Tuesday at Coppin…

  • [NYPost] Danilo Gallinari breaks thumb punching European rival
    (Monday, July 31, 2017 7:16:35 AM)

    Blake Griffin has company — he is no longer the only member of the Clippers to injure himself throwing a punch. About a year and a half after Griffin got hurt striking a team equipment manager, Danilo Gallinari broke the thumb on his shooting hand while throwing down with an opponent. The 28-year-old nailed Jito…

  • [NYDN] Charles Oakley: Some current NBA players ‘should wear dresses’
    (Monday, July 31, 2017 6:30:39 AM)

    Charles Oakley is not afraid to speak his mind.

  • [SNY Knicks] Derrick Rose had no desire to return to Knicks
    (Monday, July 31, 2017 12:45:18 PM)

    The 28-year-old Rose, who underwent surgery in April to repair a torn meniscus, earned $21 million with New York last season. He averaged 18 points, 4.4 assists and 3.8 rebounds in 64 games.

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