Knicks Morning News (2018.05.20)

  • [NYPost] Harlem star with huge wingspan unlikely to fall to Knicks
    (Saturday, May 19, 2018 8:19:02 PM)

    CHICAGO — Harlem’s Mohamed Bamba set a wingspan record for the NBA Draft Combine, measuring at 7-foot-9¾. The shot-blocking center who played at Texas has helped his stock so dramatically the Knicks know they have no shot at Bamba falling to No. 9. Bamba, a probable top-five pick in June’s draft, was born and raised…

  • [NYPost] Bob McAdoo: Knicks know David Fizdale got raw deal in Memphis
    (Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:43:30 PM)

    CHICAGO — Hall of Famer Bob McAdoo, who worked alongside David Fizdale in Miami for eight-plus years, said he believes the Knicks need to let Fizdale be Fizdale. After working under Miami president Pat Riley for 22 years, McAdoo is as old-school as it gets. The former Knicks All-Star center from the late 1970s still…

  • [NYTimes] Cavaliers 116, Celtics 86 | Boston leads series, 2-1: Cavaliers Turn the Tables and Dominate the Celtics in Game 3
    (Sunday, May 20, 2018 4:06:40 AM)

    LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, and Cleveland looked like a different team on its home floor, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-86 victory.

  • [NYTimes] The Liberty, in Transition, Make a New Home in the Suburbs
    (Saturday, May 19, 2018 2:41:17 PM)

    The Liberty have a new coach, a new arena and an owner who wants to sell the team.

  • [NY Newsday] Trae Young meets with Knicks, but will he work out for them?
    (Saturday, May 19, 2018 6:46:32 PM)

    CHICAGO — Oklahoma guard Trae Young met with the Knicks at the NBA Draft Combine, but he isn’t sure if he’ll work out for them. He said he’ll let his agent decide that.

  • [NYDN] Knicks coach Fizdale meets up with Porzingis’ agent: source
    (Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:58:45 PM)

    Knicks head coach David Fizdale took the first step toward building a relationship with Kristaps Porzingis.

  • [SNY Knicks] Young may not workout for Knicks, but would ‘love’ to play with Porzingis
    (Saturday, May 19, 2018 11:45:09 AM)

    There’s no certainty that Oklahoma G Trae Young will work out for the Knicks if they request one as expected.

  • [SNY Knicks] Report: Keith Smart to join Knicks as top assistant
    (Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:05:29 AM)

    Keith Smart will reportedly join David Fizdale’s coaching staff in New York, after working with him in Miami and Memphis.