Knicks Morning News (2017.09.24)

  • [SNY Knicks] How Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott will fit in with Knicks
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 7:02:45 PM)

    The Knicks have moved on from the Carmelo Anthony era and all the drama is done with. They brought Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott back to New York.

  • [SNY Knicks] Jim Boeheim says Phil Jackson ‘chased’ Melo out of New York
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 3:39:03 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony’s addition automatically makes the Oklahoma City Thunder a threat to the Golden State Warriors.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City Thunder
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 1:33:08 PM)

    Knicks F Carmelo Anthony had expanded his desired teams list to include the Thunder and Cavaliers on Friday.

  • [SNY Knicks] What should be expected of rookie Frank Ntilikina?
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 12:45:24 PM)

    Ntilikina’s impact early on will be seen on the defensive side of the floor, where he will be able to be a three-position defender.

  • [NYTimes] Stephen Curry, on a ‘Surreal’ Day, Confronts a Presidential Snub
    (Sunday, September 24, 2017 3:06:17 AM)

    The Warriors star woke up on Saturday to learn that he was no longer welcome at the White House, after he had already said he didn’t want to go.

  • [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: As Trump Takes On Athletes, Watch Them Rise
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:23:12 PM)

    The president’s inflammatory comments might not be as significant as the players’ responses.

  • [NYTimes] Carmelo Anthony Traded to Thunder, Ending Turbulent Era With Knicks
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 8:39:45 PM)

    Anthony is leaving New York in exchange for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a second-round draft pick, according to an N.B.A. official briefed on the negotiations.

  • [ESPN] Vote: Who got the better end of Carmelo Anthony trade?
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 5:31:58 PM)

    Vote: Who got the better end of Carmelo Anthony trade?

  • [ESPN] Where do Knicks go from here? A post-Melo landscape
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:42:37 PM)

    Where do Knicks go from here? A post-Melo landscape

  • [ESPN] NBA players, others applaud Thunder for reported Carmelo Anthony trade
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:59:44 PM)

    NBA players, others applaud Thunder for reported Carmelo Anthony trade

  • [ESPN] Melo to Thunder trade: Fantasy fallout
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:26:03 PM)

    Melo to Thunder trade: Fantasy fallout

  • [ESPN] Melo escapes New York, leaving behind a complicated legacy
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:01:47 PM)

    Melo escapes New York, leaving behind a complicated legacy

  • [ESPN] Trade grades: Did Knicks or Thunder win Melo deal?
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 1:17:30 PM)

    Trade grades: Did Knicks or Thunder win Melo deal?

  • [ESPN] Sources: Knicks agree to trade Melo to OKC
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 1:05:32 PM)

    Sources: Knicks agree to trade Melo to OKC

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony dealt to Oklahoma City, sources say
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:04:14 PM)

    The Knicks are sending Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City for center Enes Kanter, shooting guard Doug McDermott and the 2018 second-round pick that the Thunder acquired from Chicago, league sources confirmed.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks start training camp fresh without Carmelo Anthony
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:20:00 PM)

    Phil Jackson and the triangle offense are gone, and Carmelo Anthony is leaving too. The Knicks will become Kristaps Porzingis’ team on Monday when the Anthony trade is official.

  • [NY Newsday] Carmelo Anthony never lived up to the hype in New York
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 4:36:19 PM)

    The whole thing was off-key from the beginning, when that catchy, much-played song “Coming Home” became the promotional soundtrack of Carmelo Anthony’s arrival with the Knicks in February of 2011.

  • [NYPost] Knicks training camp kicks off new era in more ways than one
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:18:14 PM)

    Now the Knicks really can launch their youth movement as training camp opens Monday. New team president Steve Mills and his right-hand man, general manager Scott Perry, can author future blog posts about the Knicks’ young core, and when they don’t mention Carmelo Anthony in their future essays, they won’t be accused of a crime…

  • [NYPost] Get to know every player Knicks will have at training camp
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:07:34 PM)

    Here’s a closer look at the players on the Knicks’ training camp roster (listed alphabetically): Jamel Artis, SF Of summer-league guys, Pittsburgh sharpshooter has best chance of either cracking 15-man roster or signing second two-way contract that allows him to rotate from G-League to big club. Ron Baker, PG Combo guard got ridiculous new contract,…

  • [NYPost] Boeheim: Free of triangle, Carmelo will thrive with Thunder
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:33:18 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony may not have an NBA title, but he does have an NCAA championship — and his former college coach said the star forward couldn’t be happier going to a team that has a shot at a ring. Anthony was miscast in Phil Jackson’s triangle offense, according to Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, and will…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks belong to Kristaps Porzingis: Now what?
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 6:41:34 PM)

    Here’s a look at the top five storylines facing the Knicks as they head into training camp: 1. How will the post-Carmelo Anthony Knicks respond and who will be the starting small forward? The soap opera came to a conclusion Saturday, when Anthony decided to open up his trade wish list to more playoff-contending teams…

  • [NYPost] Hornacek on Porzingis, inner peace and resurrecting Knicks
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 3:29:36 PM)

    Before training camp tips off, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek took a timeout for some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Is Kristaps Porzingis ready to be “The Man”? A: I think back at Kobe Bryant, and we played them in the playoffs, and big part of the game, and he must have been a…

  • [NYPost] Why Carmelo’s move to Thunder changes nothing out West
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:48:59 PM)

    So the Knicks gave away Carmelo Anthony to the Thunder, who now have their own Big 3 as he joins MVP and triple-double machine Russell Westbrook and another highway robbery acquisition, Paul George. And what does it mean out West in the NBA? Not much. “Golden State is still the class of the West by…

  • [NYPost] Ranking Carmelo’s 10 best (and worst) Knicks moments
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 1:32:20 PM)

    Here are the top 10 best (and worst) moments of Carmelo Anthony’s tenure with the Knicks: 10 Best Moments 1. 62-point game On Jan. 24, 2014 against the Bobcats, Melo broke Bernard King’s franchise record and the Garden record for points in a game, going 23-for-35 from the field. 2. 20,000 career points On Nov….

  • [NYPost] Melo’s path out of New York is a boulevard of broken dreams
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 12:53:12 PM)

    This wasn’t the way any of this was supposed to go, of course. Carmelo Anthony was one of the handful of modern athletic icons who sought New York City, who craved the lights and the attention, the noise and the lights and the buzz. He wanted to make this work in New York every bit…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks have finally traded Carmelo Anthony
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:11:13 AM)

    At the speed of thunder and lightning, Carmelo Anthony has finally been zapped from New York. One day after Anthony finally opened up his wish list to include the Thunder and the Cavaliers, the Knicks sent their 33-year-old declining star off to Oklahoma City, agreeing on a framework of a deal centered around center Enes…

  • [NYDN] As Carmelo joins a winner, Knicks get to build around Porzingis
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:08:40 PM)

    The idea that the Knicks would turn Carmelo Anthony into Blake Griffin or perhaps Kyrie Irving this summer was never more than crazy dream.

  • [NYDN] 8 defining moments of Carmelo Anthony’s career with the Knicks
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:07:55 PM)

    Carmelo Anthony was a Knick for 6 1/2 rollercoaster seasons.

  • [NYDN] Knicks sending Carmelo Anthony to OKC Thunder for 2 players, pick
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:05:14 PM)

    The Carmelo Anthony era of Knicks basketball appears to be over.

  • [NYDN] Boeheim on Carmelo Anthony trade: ‘He deserves a chance to win’
    (Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:13:47 AM)

    Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim called the Carmelo Anthony trade “huge” for his former player.

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