Knicks Morning News (2018.05.25)

  • [ESPN] Knicks’ Porzingis ‘excited’ after call with Fizdale
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 3:00:48 PM)

    New York Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis says he’s “excited” after speaking to new head coach David Fizdale.

  • [SNY Knicks] Kristaps Porzingis excited after conversation with David Fizdale
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:30:43 PM)

    The Unicorn is pumped.

  • [NYTimes] Rockets 98, Warriors 94: N.B.A. Playoffs: Eric Gordon Emerges and Gives Rockets an Edge
    (Friday, May 25, 2018 5:22:28 AM)

    Gordon scored a team-high 24 points to help Houston top Golden State in Game 5 despite James Harden missing all 11 of his 3-pointers.

  • [NYTimes] Scratch Ovechkin Off the ‘Greatest Players Never to Reach the Finals’ List
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 8:03:41 PM)

    As Ovechkin heads to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time, we take a look at the best players in other sports who never played on the biggest stage.

  • [NYTimes] Sports of The Times: LeBron James and the Twilight of the Cavaliers
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:42:11 PM)

    The 33-year-old James has been a force. The Celtics accepted that, and whipped the Cavs anyway.

  • [NYTimes] Mike D’Antoni Lost the Mustache, and Found Himself
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 7:10:37 PM)

    Once known just for flashy offense, D’Antoni has the Rockets on the verge of the finals. His brother Dan is even considering coming to a game.

  • [NY Newsday] Kristaps Porzingis tweets he’s ‘excited’ after conversation with David Fizdale
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 9:36:00 PM)

    KP’s tweet: ‘Just had a great conversation on the phone with Coach Fiz. Man im excited!!!!! Lets gooo!!!’

  • [NY Newsday] Charles Oakley’s ejection from Madison Square Garden was directed by James Dolan, attorneys say
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 7:25:16 PM)

    Charles Oakley’s ejection from Madison Square Garden during a February 2017 Knicks game occurred at the direction of MSG executive chairman and chief executive officer James Dolan, Oakley’s attorneys said in a new court filing on Thursday.

  • [NYDN] Knicks assistants won’t return as Fizdale’s staff takes shape
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:19:30 PM)

    Jerry Sichting, Corey Gaines and Dave Bliss – won’t return to the team, the Daily News has learned.

  • [NYDN] Kristaps Porzingis pumped about new Knicks coach David Fizdale
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:18:21 PM)

    A chat with his new coach has Kristaps Porzingis pumped to the tune of eight exclamation points.

  • [NYDN] New video shows Dolan ordered Oakley’s MSG ejection: lawyer
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:15:36 PM)

    Dolan ordered Oakley’s ugly Garden ejection last year and then gave a “thumbs up” after the fracas, court papers argue.

  • [NYDN] Charles Oakley vindicated by Dolan video, focused on cookbook
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:00:00 PM)

    Charles Oakley feels vindicated by Dolan video, focused on cookbook

  • [NYDN] Think former Knick Carmelo Anthony is worse than Kyle Korver?
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 3:52:57 PM)

    Surely Carmelo Anthony knows he isn’t the star forward he used to be.

  • [NYPost] The night John Starks soared into Knicks lore, and fans’ hearts
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 2:46:22 PM)

    Maybe you have to be of a certain age to understand why that moment resonates so. Maybe you have to remember what it was like in New York City on the evening of Tuesday, May 25, 1993, what the Knicks meant to the city at that moment, how Madison Square Garden really did feel like…

  • [NYPost] Kristaps Porzingis finally breaks silence on David Fizdale’s hiring
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:16:37 PM)

    It doesn’t seem Kristaps Porzingis is holding a Marc Gasol grudge. In breaking his silence since the Knicks hired David Fizdale, Porzingis on Thursday tweeted from Europe that he’s finally spoken to the new coach — and had positive reviews. “Just had a great conversation on the phone with Coach Fiz. Man im excited!!!!! Lets…

  • [NYPost] Amar’e Stoudemire wants one more NBA shot
    (Thursday, May 24, 2018 6:34:06 AM)

    Don’t call it a career for Amar’e Stoudemire just yet. Despite having retired from the NBA in 2016, Stoudemire told The Michael Kay Show on Wednesday that he’s considering a return. “That would be reality,” Stoudemire reportedly said when asked whether he’s thinking comeback. At 35 years old, two seasons removed from playing in the…