Knicks Morning News (2018.04.21)

  • [NYPost] David Lee knew guard the Knicks passed on could be great player
    (Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:18:46 AM)

    Former Knick David Lee doesn’t want a piece of Donovan Mitchell’s potential Rookie of the Year Award, but he wouldn’t turn down a piece of his next contract. Lee, soon heading off to the French Open with his fiancée, Caroline Wozniacki, recalled Mitchell attended his annual kids camp in Chappaqua for four straight years and…

  • [NYPost] Knicks to interview Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 2:20:49 PM)

    The Knicks plan to meet with Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, an NBA source confirmed. Both sides appear ready to move on as Atlanta embarks on its massive rebuilding process. According to a source, Budenholzer is upset at losing some of his say in personnel matters. The Hawks, in turn, likely don’t want to pay Budenholzer…

  • [ESPN] Sources: Knicks to interview Blatt next week
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 8:16:38 PM)

    The Knicks are meeting with David Blatt in Europe next week about their head-coaching job, and plan to interview Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer and Spurs assistant coach James Borrego, sources said.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks get permission to interview Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer, source says
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 8:30:20 PM)

    Add Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer to the list of candidates the Knicks will interview for their vacancy.

  • [NYTimes] Pacers Rally to Take a Series Lead Over the Cavaliers
    (Saturday, April 21, 2018 3:59:21 AM)

    Cleveland lost for the first time this season after leading at the end of the third quarter.

  • [NYTimes] In the N.B.A., a Game of Clothes Horse
    (Saturday, April 21, 2018 12:42:02 AM)

    Arena arrivals have long been a fashion runway for N.B.A. superstars. But before a playoff game on Friday, the Cleveland Cavaliers took things to a new level, wearing coordinated ensembles by the designer Thom Browne.

  • [NYTimes] The Golden State Warriors Have Shaken Off the Rust
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 2:04:27 PM)

    Even without Stephen Curry, the Warriors are looking like potential champions again.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks expected to meet with David Blatt in Europe next week
    (Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:48:16 PM)

    The Knicks’ head coaching search will take them overseas.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks to interview Hawks Mike Budenholzer Sunday
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 10:30:21 PM)

    The Knicks have set up yet another interview for their head coach vacancy, as Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer will meet with the team Sunday,

  • [SNY Knicks] Jerry Stackhouse receives high praise from Raptors 905 players
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 8:48:43 PM)

    Talk to Jerry Stackhouse’s players with the Raptors 905 G League team, and they say he would make a tremendous NBA coach.

  • [SNY Knicks] Hiring inexperienced Kenny Smith would be big mistake for Knicks
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 10:00:46 AM)

    There are certain times for new coaches and guys making the transition from playing to coach. Taking over a rebuilding Knicks franchise is not that time.

  • [SNY Knicks] The Knicks should be targeting Mikal Bridges in the Draft
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 9:25:46 AM)

    The Knicks will enter the NBA Draft in June with a top-10 pick. They are in the eighth spot right now, but that can change depending on how these final games play out and how the balls drop in the lottery.

  • [NYDN] Knicks plan to talk to Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 9:55:01 PM)

    The Knicks reportedly plan to discuss their vacancy with Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer, further expanding what is already a wide net.

  • [NYDN] How Carmelo Anthony says New York changed him for the better
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 12:58:24 PM)

    New York made Carmelo Anthony the player he is today.

  • [NYDN] Dolan our Jerk of Week for taking none of blame for Knicks mess
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 8:43:51 AM)

    The Knicks are interviewing candidates to be their next head coach, but why in the world would anyone want that job?

  • [NYDN] 5 tips TNT crew gave Kenny Smith for his Knicks interview
    (Friday, April 20, 2018 6:57:10 AM)

    The TNT crew blew up Kenny Smith’s spot.