Knicks Morning News (2018.04.24)

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Roundup: With 50-Point Quarter, Rockets Rout the Timberwolves
    (Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:37:57 AM)

    The Rockets turned a 50-49 halftime lead into a 31-point advantage with a blistering quarter and took a 3-1 series lead.

  • [SNY Knicks] Woodson, Jackson continue to receive endorsements for Knicks job
    (Monday, April 23, 2018 9:10:00 PM)

    Mike Woodson and Mark Jackson, two of the candidates for the Knicks’ head coaching vacancy, have continued to receive endorsements from third parties as New York continues to interview people for the job.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks head coach position is Mike Budenholzer’s ‘top choice’
    (Monday, April 23, 2018 10:55:29 AM)

    He may be under contract with the Hawks, but Mike Budenholzer wants be the Knicks’ next head coach.

  • [NYPost] Knicks should feel lucky Mike Budenholzer wants their job
    (Monday, April 23, 2018 4:14:25 PM)

    All indications are Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer wants the Knicks. And according to a random sampling of NBA scouts and executives, the feeling should be mutual. “He’d be good there,” said one Western Conference scout. “I’m just looking at the [reported] list of the people they’ve talked to, he would have to be at the…

  • [NYPost] Joakim Noah emerges from Knicks exile looking different
    (Monday, April 23, 2018 9:38:06 AM)

    It’s uncertain where Joakim Noah’s NBA career goes from here, but his beard game isn’t past its prime. The exiled Knicks forward checked in from the wilderness somewhere, sporting a blond beard and wavy long hair, without his preferred ponytail. The two-time All-Star is almost recognizable from the player who has spent 11 seasons in…

  • [NYDN] Mike Budenholzer’s connections could make him fit for Knicks
    (Monday, April 23, 2018 2:48:49 PM)

    Connections to Kawhi Leonard, Tim Hardaway Jr., and Josh Longstaff could all factor into Mike Budenholzer becoming Knicks head coach.

  • [NYDN] Mark Jackson gets endorsement for Knicks job from unlikely source
    (Monday, April 23, 2018 12:04:23 PM)

    Mark Jackson got an endorsement for the Knicks job by an unlikely source: Brian Scalabrine.