Knicks Morning News (2018.04.27)

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Knicks interview David Blatt in Europe
    (Thursday, April 26, 2018 5:45:39 PM)

    The Knicks have reportedly interviewed former Cavaliers head coach David Blatt for their head coaching vacancy on Thursday in Europe.

  • [NYPost] Enes Kanter hints at Knicks opt-out in nostalgic Thunder cameo
    (Thursday, April 26, 2018 2:53:39 PM)

    Knicks center Enes Kanter was back in Oklahoma City on Wednesday night, sitting in the stands at Chesapeake Energy Arena, watching the Thunder stay alive after rallying from 25 points down. Who knows if, on July 1, Kanter isn’t back in OKC, talking officially to Thunder management about a return? In an interview with the Norman (Okla.) Transcript,…

  • [NYPost] Even GM behind Budenholzer split gives strong endorsement
    (Thursday, April 26, 2018 11:23:15 AM)

    Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk said at a news conference in Atlanta on Thursday the team’s official divorce from Mike Budenholzer was “harmonious” and “was as mutual as a parting can be.’’ “Coach Bud didn’t quit on this group, our players didn’t quit on him,’’ Schlenk said. “He wants to move forward with his career.”…

  • [NYPost] Mike Breen: Mark Jackson hire would be good for Knicks, tough for me
    (Thursday, April 26, 2018 8:37:23 AM)

    ESPN play-by-play man Mike Breen talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about Mark Jackson’s chances with the Knicks, the rise of the 76ers and the return of Rajon Rondo. Q: What do you think makes Jackson a good coach? A: He has a great basketball mind. He had it as a player and then he…

  • [NYTimes] Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Big Night Helps Bucks Force Game 7
    (Friday, April 27, 2018 4:10:40 AM)

    Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 14 rebounds as Milwaukee defeated visiting Boston to send their first-round series to a decisive final game.

  • [NYTimes] On Pro Basketball: LeBron James and Michael Jordan Now Have Another Thing in Common: The Shot
    (Friday, April 27, 2018 1:00:53 AM)

    The buzzer-beaters, 29 years apart, have striking similarities. Just ask two players instrumental in the original play who witnessed the eerie echo.

  • [NY Newsday] Jay Larranaga acknowledges interviewing with the Knicks
    (Friday, April 27, 2018 2:32:14 AM)

    Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga acknowledged Thursday that he interviewed with the Knicks for their coaching vacancy last week.