Knicks Morning News (2018.05.02)

  • [ESPN] Sources: Mike Brown was Knicks’ last interview
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 10:47:54 AM)

    Warriors assistant Mike Brown was the last candidate to interview for the Knicks’ head-coaching job, sources told ESPN.

  • [NY Newsday] Knicks interview Mike Brown for head coaching job, source says
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 7:07:59 PM)

    Add Golden State Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown to the long list of candidates who have been interviewed for the Knicks’ head coaching job.

  • [SNY Knicks] Knicks reportedly hoping to hire new head coach this week
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 11:03:29 AM)

    The interview process appears to be over for the Knicks, who are now “huddling” to figure out which candidate will be the team’s new head coach

  • [NYDN] 11 Knicks potential coaches ranked: strong to fringe candidates
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 9:45:44 PM)

    The Knicks reportedly wrapped up their extensive interview process and hope to have their hire by the end of the week.

  • [NYDN] Knicks’ search for show or they don’t know what they’re doing
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 5:09:33 PM)

    There are two ways of looking at the Knicks’ extensive — I prefer excessive — head-coaching search.

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Playoffs: Cavs Come Back to Beat Raptors in Overtime
    (Wednesday, May 02, 2018 4:28:42 AM)

    Cleveland never led during regulation, but a big comeback, and some luck in overtime help push them to a win over Toronto in Game 1 of their playoff series.

  • [NYTimes] How Is the Astros’ Pitching So Good? Trevor Bauer Has Theories
    (Wednesday, May 02, 2018 4:59:39 AM)

    Bauer fired off several Tweets questioning whether the Astros had used illegal methods to improve their pitching. The Astros were not pleased.

  • [NYTimes] Warriors 121, Pelicans 116 | Golden State Leads Series 2-0: Stephen Curry’s Return Boosts Warriors to Win Over Pelicans
    (Wednesday, May 02, 2018 5:51:09 AM)

    The Warriors are now 6-1 in these N.B.A. playoffs, and they just got back the two-time M.V.P., who had been out since March 23 with a knee sprain.

  • [NYTimes] Styles Q. and A.: Retired N.B.A. Coach Don Nelson Talks Playoffs, Poker and, Uh, Weed
    (Wednesday, May 02, 2018 1:36:03 AM)

    The Hall of Fame legend, now 77 and living in Maui, muses about retirement, getting stoned with Willie Nelson, and growing his own strand called “Nellie Kush.”

  • [NYPost] Knicks’ coaching options: The good, bad and who else wants them
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 4:08:36 PM)

    The Knicks have interviewed 11 candidates to become their next head coach. Here’s a look at the pros and cons (and competition for some) of each as David Blatt, Mike Budenholzer and David Fizdale have emerged as the favorites: David Blatt Pro: Should mesh with team president Steve Mills (they were teammates at Princeton), and…

  • [NYPost] Ranking Knicks’ candidates as search hits second phase
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 12:00:40 PM)

    The Bake-Off to determine the Knicks’ new head coach has been completed, and now the Knicks’ brain trust of Steve Mills and Scott Perry — let’s call that two-headed cerebellum PerryMills, for short — have 11 names to sift through. The Knicks have promised transparency in this process, and we’ve gotten that. What we haven’t…

  • [NYPost] Knicks bring in Warriors assistant as interviews conclude
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 9:09:54 AM)

    The Knicks have wrapped up interviews for their head-coaching position — barring any unforeseen last-minute candidate — and should have a hire within the week, The Post confirmed. Warriors assistant Mike Brown was the final interviewee, although a source cautioned “the situation is still fluid.” Ex-Hawks coach Mike Budenzholzer, former Cavs coach David Blatt and…

  • [NYPost] The Knicks are among the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard fears
    (Tuesday, May 01, 2018 7:38:11 AM)

    The drama between Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs could end with the superstar in a much bigger spotlight. After Leonard missed all but nine games this season with a right quadriceps injury — and remained in New York to rehab away from the only franchise he’s ever played with — the Spurs have…