Knicks Morning News (2017.08.23)

  • [NYPost] Frank Ntilikina’s fellow rookies think little of him
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 8:56:10 AM)

    Maybe this year’s NBA rookies didn’t know how to spell his name. In a rookie survey that took place two weeks ago during the league’s annual rookie photo shoot in Tarrytown, Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina didn’t receive a single vote in any of the categories that were voted upon. Thirty first-year players received at…

  • [NYPost] Carmelo Anthony is going to have an awkward preseason
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:26:57 AM)

    In a cruel bit of irony for Carmelo Anthony, the Rockets are making an appearance on the Knicks’ preseason schedule, visiting the Garden on Oct. 9. According to widespread reports, Anthony has told the Knicks he is willing to waive his no-trade clause only for the Rockets, who feature his two buddies, Chris Paul and…

  • [NYPost] LeBron James doesn’t shoot down Knicks’ pipe dream
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:15:37 AM)

    So you’re saying there’s a chance? LeBron James, given an opportunity to shoot down a rumor he could look at New York as a free-agent destination next offseason, played dumb instead. “I don’t even know what you’re talking about, shawty,” James told TMZ when asked about Blake Griffin hypothesizing James would be a Knick before…

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks release NBA preseason schedule
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:58:00 PM)

    The Knicks released their five-game preseason schedule, with three games at Madison Square Garden.

  • [NYTimes] Cavs Trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas
    (Wednesday, August 23, 2017 2:32:46 AM)

    Irving had requested a trade away from the Cavaliers earlier in the summer despite coming off an appearance in the N.B.A. Finals.

  • [SNY Knicks] Cavaliers, Celtics agree to deal Irving to Boston, Thomas to Cleveland
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:28:00 PM)

    The Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to trade Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 unprotected first-round pick.

  • [SNY Knicks] Frank Ntilkina received no votes in rookie photo shoot survey
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 2:06:31 PM)

    Knicks first-rounder Frank Ntilikina didn’t find any respect from his fellow rookies as he didn’t earn one vote in any category during the NBA rookie photo shoot.

  • [SNY Knicks] LeBron James gave non-answer when asked about potential of joining Knicks
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 12:45:30 PM)

    LeBron James is set to become a free agent after the 2017-18 season, and at least one player thinks the four-time MVP could join the Knicks.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks announce 2017-18 preseason schedule
    (Tuesday, August 22, 2017 10:49:32 AM)

    The Knicks have announced their 2017-18 preseason schedule starting in October.

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